Resource Guide for Aaronic Priesthood Manual 2
November 2003

“Resource Guide for Aaronic Priesthood Manual 2,” Ensign, Nov. 2003, 117–18

Resource Guide for Aaronic Priesthood Manual 2
For use in 2004, lessons 1–25

The following resources may be used to supplement, but not replace, lessons 1–25.

Please teach the lessons in the order they are printed. The manual does not include a specific Easter lesson. If you want to teach a special Easter lesson, consider using conference addresses, Church magazine articles, and hymns that focus on the life and mission of the Savior.

To find this guide online at www.lds.org, click on “Gospel Library,” “Church Publications—HTML,” “Curriculum,” then “Aaronic Priesthood”

Future resource guides will be printed in the May and November issues of the Liahona and Ensign. The Ensign can be found online at www.lds.org.

Lesson 1: Who Am I?

Thomas S. Monson, “The Message: The Lighthouse of the Lord,” New Era, Feb. 2001, 4–9.

N. Eldon Tanner, New Era Classic: Today I Will …” New Era, Mar. 2003, 12–15.

Dallin H. Oaks, “The Challenge to Become,” New Era, Aug. 2002, 12–15.

Lesson 2: Knowing Our Father in Heaven

James E. Faust, “First Presidency Message: That We Might Know Thee,” Ensign, Jan. 1999, 2–5.

Joseph B. Wirthlin, “Spiritual Bonfires of Testimony,” New Era, June 2002, 8–13.

Timothy Cobbley, “A Light in the Darkness,” New Era, Feb. 2003, 11.

Lesson 3: Faith in Jesus Christ

“The Living Christ: The Testimony of the Apostles,” Ensign, Apr. 2000, 2–3.

Joseph B. Wirthlin, “Shall He Find Faith on the Earth?” Ensign, Nov. 2002, 82–85.

Merrill J. Bateman, “Power to Heal,” New Era, Apr. 2003, 42–45.

“Idea List: Building a Testimony of Christ,” New Era, Dec. 2001, 17.

Lesson 4: Companionship of the Holy Ghost

James E. Faust, “First Presidency Message: Communion with the Holy Spirit,” Ensign, Mar. 2002, 2–7.

Kenneth Johnson, “Yielding to the Enticings of the Holy Spirit,” Ensign, Nov. 2002, 89–91.

Carlos E. Asay, “Courting the Spirit,” New Era, Aug. 1990, 33–35.

Margaret D. Nadauld, “Lead Me, Guide Me,” New Era, Nov. 2001, 44–47.

Lesson 5: Agency

L. Tom Perry, “Decisions, Decisions,” New Era, Jan. 2002, 40–45.

Sharon G. Larsen, “You Choose,” New Era, Aug. 2001, 12–14.

New Era Poster: Keep Yourself Free,” New Era, Feb. 2003, 19.

Lesson 6: Christlike Service

James E. Faust, “What’s in It for Me?” Ensign, Nov. 2002, 19–22.

Janet Thomas, “Doing the Hard Jobs,” New Era, July 2001, 30–34.

“Idea List: Secret Service,” New Era, Feb. 2003, 27.

Taylor Woodruff, “Getting the Point,” New Era, Oct. 2003, 46–48.

Lesson 7: The Eternal Importance of Families

“Our Greatest Happiness,” New Era, June 2003, 12–15.

“Idea List: Home Improvement,” New Era, Oct. 2002, 40.

“Q&A: Questions and Answers,” New Era, Dec. 2002, 16–18.

Scott Bean, “The Truth about My Family,” New Era, Mar. 2003, 26–27.

Lesson 8: Spirituality

Dennis B. Neuenschwander, “Knowing What You Believe, Believing What You Know,” Ensign, Sept. 2002, 20–25.

Douglas A. Callister, “How the Spirit Works,” New Era, Oct. 2001, 46–48.

Sharon G. Larsen, “Standing in Holy Places,” Ensign, May 2002, 91–93.

Caroline H. Benzley, “Be Clean,” New Era, July 2002, 12–15.

Lesson 9: Repentance and the Atonement of Jesus Christ

Richard G. Scott, “To Be Free of Heavy Burdens,” Ensign, Nov. 2002, 86–88.

Spencer V. Jones, “Overcoming the Stench of Sin,” Ensign, May 2003, 88–89.

Name Withheld, “Passing It By,” New Era, June 2001, 24–25.

“Q&A: Questions and Answers,” New Era, Feb. 2003, 16–18.

Lesson 10: Studying the Scriptures

“Words of the Prophet: The Book of Mormon,” New Era, Sept. 2003, 4–7.

Russell M. Nelson, “The Message: Getting Where You Want to Go,” New Era, May 2003, 4–6.

“Idea List: Scripture Study Suggestions,” New Era, Mar. 2001, 15.

Vicki H. Budge, “531 Pages til Christmas,” New Era, Dec. 2001, 25.

Lesson 11: Satan and His Temptations

Gordon B. Hinckley, “First Presidency Message: Overpowering the Goliaths in Our Lives,” Ensign, Jan. 2002, 2–6.

Boyd K. Packer, “Spiritual Crocodiles,” New Era, Oct. 2001, 8–11.

David E. Sorensen, “You Can’t Pet a Rattlesnake,” New Era, May 2002, 44–47.

Richard C. Edgley, “Satan’s Bag of Snipes,” New Era, Sept. 2001, 20–23.

Lesson 12: Prayer

James E. Faust, “The Lifeline of Prayer,” Ensign, May 2002, 59–62.

Richard G. Scott, “The Message: Recognizing Answers to Prayer,” New Era, Aug. 2003, 4–8.

Caroline H. Benzley, “Be Prayerful,” New Era, Apr. 2002, 36–37.

“Q&A: Questions and Answers,” New Era, July 2002, 16–18.

Lesson 13: Fasting

Joseph B. Wirthlin, “The Law of the Fast,” Ensign, May 2001, 73–75.

Sheryl Condie Kempton, “Fasting—A Gift of Joy,” Ensign, Jan. 1978, 10–13.

“Q&A: Questions and Answers,” New Era, Oct. 1993, 16–18.

Esther Hansen, “The Real Fast,” New Era, May 2002, 11.

Lesson 14: Obedience to God

Richard L. Evans, “Gospel Classics: Why All the Rules?” New Era, Nov. 2003, 44–47.

H. Ross Workman, “Beware of Murmuring,” Ensign, Nov. 2001, 85–86.

Russell Tolley Giles, “Why Should I Go?” New Era, May 2003, 8–9.

“Choose the Right,” Hymns, no. 239.

Lesson 15: Exaltation through Keeping Covenants

Thomas S. Monson, “First Presidency Message: Invitation to Exaltation,” Ensign, June 1993, 2–6.

Dennis B. Neuenschwander, “Ordinances and Covenants,” Ensign, Aug. 2001, 20–26.

Keith B. McMullin, “Are You a Saint?” New Era, Feb. 2003, 38–41.

Lesson 16: Tithes and Offerings

Spencer W. Kimball, New Era Classic: Will a Man Rob God?” New Era, Mar. 2002, 42–45.

Robert D. Hales, “Tithing: A Test of Faith with Eternal Blessings,” Ensign, Nov. 2002, 26–29.

Earl C. Tingey, “The Law of Tithing,” Ensign, May 2002, 10–12.

Jennifer M. Severino, “10% Tithing=100% Blessings,” New Era, Dec. 2002, 7.

Lesson 17: Patriarchal Blessings

Boyd K. Packer, “The Stake Patriarch,” Ensign, Nov. 2002, 42–45.

Richard P. Lindsay, “Chart Your Course by It,” New Era, Sept. 1990, 4–7.

“Q&A: Questions and Answers,” New Era, May 2002, 16–18.

Daniel Thomas Brady, “Twice Blessed,” New Era, Aug. 1999, 11.

Lesson 18: Duties of a Teacher in the Aaronic Priesthood

Thomas S. Monson, “The Message: Priesthood Power,” New Era, May 2001, 4–7.

James E. Faust, “Power of the Priesthood,” Ensign, May 1997, 41–43.

Robert L. Backman, “The Hope of Israel,” New Era, May 2001, 44–46.

Lesson 19: A Broken Heart and a Contrite Spirit

Ezra Taft Benson, “First Presidency Message: A Mighty Change of Heart,” Ensign, Oct. 1989, 2–5.

Spencer J. Condie, “A Disposition to Do Good Continually,” Ensign, Aug. 2001, 13–19.

Michele Tolley, “Locked Out,” New Era, July 2003, 26–28.

Lesson 20: Administering the Sacrament

Gordon B. Hinckley, “Words of the Prophet: Upon You My Fellow Servants,” New Era, May 2002, 4–7.

John H. Groberg, “The Beauty and Importance of the Sacrament,” Ensign, May 1989, 38–40.

Matthew Baker, “Sacrament Service,” New Era, Oct. 2002, 20–23.

Lesson 21: Preparing for the Melchizedek Priesthood

Robert D. Hales, “Fulfilling Our Duty to God,” Ensign, Nov. 2001, 38–41.

Jeffrey R. Holland, “Sanctify Yourselves,” Ensign, Nov. 2000, 38–40.

Bruce R. McConkie, New Era Classic: Only an Elder,” New Era, Jan. 2003, 36–39.

“Rise Up, O Men of God,” Hymns, nos. 323, 324.

Lesson 22: Patriarchal Leadership in the Home

The Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, “Gospel Classics: Father, Consider Your Ways,” Ensign, June 2002, 12–16.

Jeffrey R. Holland, “The Hands of the Fathers,” Ensign, May 1999, 14–16.

F. Melvin Hammond, “Dad, Are You Awake?” Ensign, Nov. 2002, 97–99.

Rosemarie Deppe, “My Fathers,” New Era, June 2003, 8–10.

Lesson 23: Practical Preparation for a Mission

James E. Faust, “The Message: Ten Things to Know Before You Go,” New Era, July 2002, 4–8.

M. Russell Ballard, “The Greatest Generation of Missionaries,” Ensign, Nov. 2002, 46–49.

Laury Livsey, “Bank on It,” New Era, June 2000, 56–58.

Lesson 24: The Blessings of Work

W. Rolfe Kerr, “The Unprofitable Servant,” Ensign, Oct. 2003, 44–47.

F. David Stanley, “The Principle of Work,” Ensign, May 1993, 44–45.

Matthew Baker, “Coming Clean,” New Era, Apr. 2001, 28–31.

Lesson 25: Personal Purity through Self-Discipline

James E. Faust, “The Message: The Enemy Within,” New Era, Mar. 2003, 4–8.

Jeffrey R. Holland, “Personal Purity,” Ensign, Nov. 1998, 75–78.

Bruce C. Hafen, “The Gospel and Romantic Love,” New Era, Feb. 2002, 10–14.

“Danger Ahead! Avoiding Pornography’s Trap,” New Era, Oct. 2002, 34–39.