Priesthood Blessings

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  • “Baby’s Blessing Day” (June 2019 Friend)
    Kate shares the experience of watching her baby sister get blessed.
  • “A Baptism Blessing” (June 2013 Liahona)
    Trevor is afraid to be baptized because he doesn’t like going underwater so he asks his dad and grandpa for a blessing.
  • “Blessed by the Priesthood” (July 2006 Liahona)
    Elder Douglas L. Callister of the Seventy teaches how his son had faith that the priesthood would heal him.
  • “A Blessing for Mama” (June 2014 Liahona)
    Ruben asks the missionaries to give his mother a blessing.
  • “Brand-New Deacon” (October 2013 Liahona)
    Benji gets a blessing from his dad because he is nervous about passing the sacrament for the first time.
  • “Daddy’s Blessing” (February 2004 Liahona)
    A young girl watches as her father is set apart for a new calling. Then she also asks for a blessing.
  • “Dana’s Blessing” (June 2012 Liahona)
    A girl receives a blessing before a major operation. Includes two activities about priesthood blessings.
  • “Eli’s Operation” (March 2011 Liahona)
    A boy gets a priesthood blessing before surgery, and gains courage from hearing about Joseph Smith’s surgery as a child.
  • “Help to Heal” (February 2009 Liahona)
    President Thomas S. Monson shares a story of when he gave a priesthood blessing to a sick sailor in the Navy.
  • “Lindsay’s Priesthood Blessing” (March 2010 Liahona)
    Lindsay’s older brother gives her a priesthood blessing before she has surgery.
  • “Matt and Mandy” (November 2019 Friend)
    Matt gets a priesthood blessing before having surgery on his broken arm. Later he shares how grateful he is. 
  • “Matt and Mandy” (October 2019 Friend)
    Matt asks for a priesthood blessing after he hurts his arm and finds out he will need surgery.
  • “Miracles Along Joseph’s Journey” (August 2008 Liahona)
    An illustrated story about how Joseph Smith’s life was saved by a blessing after someone poisoned him.
  • “A New Chapter” (June 2019 Liahona and Friend)
    Sarah is nervous about going to church and school in a new place after her dad died and she and her mom moved. She asks her uncle for a priesthood blessing.
  • “A Plan for Our Family” (January 2013 Liahona)
    Levi’s little sister, Nora, receives a priesthood blessing after she is born a couple months premature.
  • “Priesthood Ordinances and Temple Work Bless My Family” (June 2014 Liahona)
    Karl and his dad talk about the importance of priesthood ordinances.
  • “The Primary Talk” (November 2019 Friend)
    Dennis is scared to give a talk in Primary because he stutters. His father gives him a blessing that he’ll be able to say what he needs to say.
  • “Sacred Priesthood Blessings” (October 2004 Liahona)
    President James E. Faust explains how priesthood blessings strengthen us.