Messages from Leaders
- “Avoiding the Devil’s Throat” (September 2005 Liahona and Friend)
President James E. Faust teaches us to be cautious and stay as far away from temptation as we can.
- “Deadly Maka-fekes” (June 2007 Liahona and Friend)
President Thomas S. Monson warns of attractive lures that can destroy us.
- “God’s Power Within You” (January 2002 Friend)
President Gordon B. Hinckley teaches about facing and overcoming temptations.
- “Always Ready” (February 2012 Friend)
Jeffrey tells of the many temptations he had throughout his day and what helped him choose the right.
- “The Bad Magazine” (February 2007 Friend)
A girl tells about when she was in second grade and some older boys on the bus tried to get her to look at a bad magazine.
- “Crash and Tell” (June 2011 Liahona and Friend)
A boy shuts down the computer when bad images pop up.
- “Finders Keepers?” (November 2018 Friend)
Mike finds money on his way to class and needs to decide whether to keep it. Comic-style story.
- “Jason’s Escape” (August 2009 Liahona and Friend)
Practicing a fire drill with his family helps Jason later escape the temptation of an inappropriate video game.
- “Jesus Begins His Ministry” (March 2011 Friend)
A retelling of the story of Jesus being tempted by Satan.
- “The New Adventures of Matt and Mandy” (May 2014 Friend)
Matt resists the temptation to keep a stolen pen.
- “The Scriptures Are the Word of God” (January 2011 Liahona and Friend)
Holding onto the scriptures will help us avoid temptation.
- “The Strength to Choose” (April 2010 Friend)
Chris’s friend tries to get him to smoke a cigarette.
- “Team Boy Temptation” (October 2004 Friend)
Loren tells of his temptation to go to a professional basketball game or keep the Sabbath day holy.
- “The Yo-Yo Decision” (February 2019 Liahona and Friend)
Lea is tempted to steal a yo-yo from the store, but the Holy Ghost gives her a bad feeling about it.