Tag: prayer

January 3, 2019
Why are my prayers not answered immediately?

Luke 1:13. Prayers are not always answered immediately. Sometimes we must wait a long time to receive answers to our prayers. (10–15 minutes) After the opening prayer, ask students: Does God hear every prayer? Does He answer every prayer? What should we do if an answer doesn’t come right away? Read Luke 1:13. What does this […]

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November 9, 2018
The Annunciations

For a transcription of this video, visit the site of its creator, Daniel Smith. This video describes a lot of scriptural symbolism and uses videos from several places to teach about the Annunciation of Mary.  I'd use this with older groups, like Seminary or adult Come Follow Me classes. Please note, this isn't a video […]

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October 27, 2018
Weighed Down Paper Airplanes

Ask a class member to make a paper airplane, or make one yourself. Tape a coin, rock, or weight to one side of the airplane. Stand on the same side of the room as the class members, and ask a class member to throw the airplane gently toward the other side of the room. Next, […]

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February 7, 2014
Alma 31

Today's lesson went well despite a minor snafu -- I nearly slept in! I woke up rested, which as all you Seminary teachers know is an unusual and unfamiliar state in your life during winter.  It took a few moments to register that I was probably feeling good because somehow I had slept in.  It […]

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November 29, 2012
I wonder what I'll be good at?

Luke 15 While we were watching this fantastic movie this morning: all of the students were commenting on how talented this sand story artist, Joe Castillo is. Then, one of my least introspective students asked himself aloud: "I wonder what I'll be good at?" Another Freshman turned to him and said, "I know man! Me, […]

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March 30, 2010
Prayer can 'Topple' Sin

Prepare some dominoes for an object lesson (or something that could be used in place of dominoes). On the first domino attach the label, Prayer. Attach other labels such as hate, anger, pride, selfishness, greed, dishonesty, and so on. Use as many dominoes as you think advisable, labeling each. On the reverse side of each […]

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January 24, 2010
Cell Phone / Prayer

Hold up a cell phone and ask if anyone has ever used one. Ask them to name places where they've used a cell phone. Answers may include in a car, outside, in the house, even on a boat. Now ask the class why they have used a cell phone. Answers may include I needed information, […]

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September 21, 2008
Heavenly Father Hears Everyone's Prayers

Pick As many volunteers as you have outfits Have Volunteers come up. Have them put on the variety of Outfits. Examples are Chefs- Chefs apron and Hat Scout Leader- Scout Shirt Nurse- Scrubs Etc. Ask the question after the children are dressed Which one of these people can speak to our Heavenly Father? Everyone! Let's […]

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September 6, 2008
Living the gospel is an everyday thing

Items needed toothbrushes towels Lesson Give a few volunteers a toothbrush and towel. Ask people in the class to say things that help them live the gospel or keep the sabbath day holy. For each thing said, spread some toothpaste on the brushes till its overflowing and then have the people brush with it. Their […]

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January 13, 2008
Relationship to Heveanly Father

Items needed picture of a relative picture of a stranger Lesson This is a different version of another suggestion in this category. The original suggested having 2 people come into the classroom while a class member is blind folded, one known to the person the other a stranger. This suggestion might work better for time […]

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