Tag: blessings of living the gospel

March 18, 2013
Stand Ye in Holy Places (youth leader emphasis)

You'll need a stool and some youth leaders. Have a youth stand on the stool.  Demonstrate that with a little effort, if the person stands alone, you can knock him/her off the perch. Point out that it's very difficult for someone to Stand in Holy Places all alone. How can they "be not moved?"  Scripture […]

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August 6, 2011
Don't Let Evil Inside

Items Needed: A raw egg, food coloring, hypodermic needle (see your local pharmacy), a clear bowl. Previous Preparation: Color the inside of the egg by injecting it with the needle full of food coloring. Lesson Idea: Show the egg.  Put it into the clear bowl.  Ask your family to tell you everything they know about […]

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August 6, 2011
Bound by Satan

Items Needed: Rope A cloth to protect the wrists Lesson Idea: Ask for two volunteers. Have one tie the other's hands with the rope (over the cloth as not to cause injury or pain). What are things the tied up participant can't do in this condition? What are things that can tie us up spiritually? […]

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May 25, 2010
Sacrifice Snowflakes

Items needed: a square sheet of paper sharp scissors Lesson Present a square sheet of blank white paper. Discuss how this piece of paper in it's current state is not really providing any joy or happiness. Fold the paper several times into a triangular shape. Then take suggestions of things we can do that require […]

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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 30, 2010
The Gospel Protects Us

Items needed: raw egg egg cartons Lesson Wrap a raw egg in *several* layers of egg cartons and tape. Invite students to bounce the bundle off the wall or drop it on the floor. Take the package back, pulled it apart, and showed the students the sheltered, unbroken egg inside. Teach your students that the […]

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November 5, 2008
Staying in the center

Items needed a lazy Susan or turntable unbreakable object Lesson You need a lazy susan or turntables that go in your cupboard for your spices. Place an unbreakable object, like a plastic cup, on the turntable. Demonstrate what happens if the cup is moved toward the edge of the turntable while it is spun. If […]

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June 12, 2008
Keeping our focus on Spiritual things

Items needed: Popsicle sticks for everyone in the class a picture of the Savior markers or pens for everyone in the class Lesson At the start of the lesson I had each person write on their Popsicle stick something that they enjoyed spending their time on. (hobby, sports, etc.) We talked about the importance of […]

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April 30, 2008
Steadfast and Immovable

Have a youth stand on a stool and proceed to push them off without them expecting it! They were not prepared, so they fell right off. Ask them to get back on and then try to push them off again. This time (usually) they don't fall off but they are still quite "moveable" now give […]

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October 11, 2004
It's worth the wait

Items needed: cookies a larger dessert In order to demonstrate the importance of waiting for your big spiritual reward rather than indulging yourself in "worldy rewards", put a cookie in front of the child/children and ask them if they would like to enjoy it by eating it now. After all of the children have decided […]

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