Matthew 19–20; Mark 10; Luke 18
May 2019

Come, Follow Me: New Testament—Support Articles and Activities

May 13–19

Matthew 19–20; Mark 10; Luke 18

“What Lack I Yet?”

Jesus speaking with the rich young ruler

After you’ve studied the scripture passages for this week and reviewed the questions and activities in the manual, consider sharing any of the following articles and activities with your family. These additional resources selected by the Ensign staff can assist you as you strive to teach the gospel in your home.

Matthew 19:1–9; Mark 10:1–12

Marriage—Ordained of God

In responding to questions about marriage and divorce, the Savior affirmed the sanctity of marriage between a man and a woman.


  • Disciples and the Defense of Marriage.” In this Ensign article, President Russell M. Nelson, then a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, discusses our responsibility to defend traditional marriage.

  • It Is Not Good for Man or Woman to Be Alone.” In this general conference address, Sheri L. Dew, former Second Counselor in the Relief Society General Presidency, offers insights on marriage, unity, and the priesthood.

  • Your Current Life, Your Future Family,” by Mindy Raye Friedman. This New Era article uses principles from the family proclamation to recommend what teens can do now to prepare for a happy marriage and family.


  • Renaissance of Marriage.” This video is an excerpt from President Henry  B. Eyring’s presentation during a summit on marriage held at the Vatican.

  • Better Together: The Ultimate Team.” Watch this short video about marriage and commitment from a family facing challenges.

  • Temple Blessings.” Read a short message for children from Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles about blessings of the temple and being sealed as a family.

Matthew 19:16–22; Mark 10:17–22; Luke 18:18–23

Asking for Guidance

When the rich young ruler asked Jesus, “What lack I yet?” the Savior answered him with directness and love. We, too, can learn what is lacking in our lives, if we sincerely pray for help and guidance.



  • I Can Pray to Heavenly Father Anytime, Anywhere,” by Sydney S. Reynolds, former First Counselor in the Primary General Presidency. Share with your children this Friend article about how all of us, like Joseph Smith, can ask Heavenly Father for knowledge and guidance.

  • Whenever I Have to Choose.” Share with your children this song about praying for help in making choices.

  • Standing Tall.” Consider inviting your teenager to hang up this poster about praying for guidance.