Scripture Reference: Matthew 7

December 5, 2018
Matthew 6–7

Sunday School teachers, the manual suggests that you "invite class members to share which of the passages in the Sermon on the Mount they feel are most needed today." Be aware that this type of directive can lead students to judge others. If your class is prone to going off in the weeds about politics or the ills of society, you may consider asking an alternate question: "Which of the passages in the Sermon on the Mount do you feel YOU most need today?"

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December 3, 2012
Answers to prayers come from Heavenly Father in many ways.

The Savior taught, “Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you: for every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened” (Matthew 7:7-8). To the Nephites He said, “Whatsoever ye shall ask the […]

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April 5, 2010
The Straight and Narrow Way

Items needed: a picture of a straight road with hills (draw or find one) Lesson Here is another object lesson from my friend Brent Anderson, a former Seminary teacher: "This isn't so much of an object lesson, but the kids really responded to this. The straight and narrow path is, of course, straight and narrow, […]

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March 8, 2006
Establishing a Relationship with Heavenly Father

Before class, choose a class member that would be comfortable being blindfolded during class, but don't tell the class member before hand. Invite a parent of the class member you chose to visit the class without letting the class member know. Also invite a member of the ward to visit the class who doesn't know […]

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July 23, 2005
Ask and You Will Receive

Items needed a quarter or other coin (Put a quarter on your head) Tell the children that whomever can get the quarter off your head without touching you can have it. When they cannot get the quarter, tell them that if anyone of them had asked, you would have handed him/her the quarter. The Bible […]

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November 17, 2004
By Their Fruits Ye Shall Know Them

Showing the bad banana, ask the class if they'd like to eat it? Why not? How do you know it won't taste good? Show the good banana and ask, what is the inside of this banana like? How do you know? Teach from the following scriptures the Savior's teachings, "by their fruits ye shall know […]

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October 11, 2004
Build on the Rock

Items needed a casserole dish a bowl of sand a rock two small houses, maybe made of paper or represented by lego blocks Put the empty casserole dish on the table so that all the children can see it. Then tip the small bowl with sand in it upside down inside the casserole dish to […]

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