Scripture Reference: Old Testament

November 7, 2008
Prayer strengthens me and my family

We fasted and besought our God (Ezra 8:23). Ashley counted the days as her fingers ran across her braille calendar. Only five more days until her eighth birthday! “Five days is too soon!” Ashley said to herself. “How can I ever do it?” Like most children, Ashley looked forward to her birthday each year. She […]

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October 13, 2008
I lived with Heavenly Father before I came to earth

Great things are happening these days, both on Earth and out in space. They seem to be the fulfillment of prophecies made long ago as recorded in the Bible. The Lord said through the prophet Joel that in the latter days He would pour out His spirit upon all flesh with the result that there […]

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September 20, 2008
Everyone is of Worth

Have some very nice packages and some very unattractive packages but the contents of each are the same. In side each package have some "Special" dark chocolate and the Scripture from 1 Samuel 16:7 "For the Lord seeth not as man seeth, for man looketh on the outward appearance but the Lord looketh on the […]

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September 7, 2008
You Rock!

Items needed candy rocks Lesson I collect rocks! Whenever we go someplace unusual (like Ireland, Cancun, or Zions National Park) I always bring home a tiny rock that reminds me of that place and its particular beauty. Now some people just kick rocks out of thier way or some throw rocks to see how stong […]

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March 7, 2008
The Power of the Atonement

Place stones or bricks in a backpack. On the stones or bricks, write the words "pains, sorrows, burdens, temptations, troubles and worries." (You could wrap the bricks in brown paper and write the words on the bricks.) Ask someone to carry to backpack. How would they like to carry the backpack all day? all week? […]

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February 22, 2007
"Labeling" others

Tape the contrasting label directly over the canned food label. Make sure no part of the true contents are showing. I used a Green bean label and covered over a can of pears. I asked the children if they liked green beans. Most said they did not, I elaborated on this issue and afterward I […]

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September 16, 2006
Choose Ye This Day Whom Ye Will Serve

Items needed tape markers And if it seem evil unto you to serve the Lord, choose ye this day whom ye will serve...but as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord. (Joshua 24:15) Take some tape (duct tape or masking tape) and make a very large "V" on the ground. On one […]

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April 30, 2006
Stay away from Temptation

Items needed doughnuts napkins Prepare a lesson on temptation: 1st half of lesson set box of doughnuts on table {staying far away from temptation} 2nd half of lesson hand out doughnut's on napkin's Ask kids not to eat them until after class, almost every child at least tasted the powdered sugar and some will actually […]

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February 20, 2006
Looking on the inside

Items needed dark-colored crayons picture of the Savior in a glass covered frame cleaner (Goo Gone or WD-40 will work fast, or you can use regular soap and elbow grease if you'd like it to take longer to clean) I used a picture of the Savior and took the crayons, mostly darker colors, and colored […]

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February 15, 2006
Pay the Lord First

Items needed 20 small candies or nuts Give 1 person in the class 10 pieces of candy. Then ask them if they'll give one back to you, before they eat any of them. It should be easy to share 1 piece, since you've just given them ten. In contrast, give someone else ten pieces of […]

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