“Matthew 27; Mark 15; Luke 23; John 19,” Ensign, June 2019
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 Church Magazines staff can assist you as you strive to teach the gospel in your home.
Jesus was scorned, smitten, scourged, and then crucified. He suffered through it all humbly and willingly. As you ponder His sacrifice, ask yourself how you, like the Savior, can more humbly submit to the will of Heavenly Father.
“Words of Jesus: On the Cross.” Elder Alain A. Petion, former member of the Seventy, expounds on the words and principles given during Jesus’s final hours.
“What can we learn about becoming perfect from the arrest, trial, and crucifixion of Jesus?” Gerald N. Lund offers insights drawn from the closing scenes of the Savior’s earthly mission.
“To This End Was I Born.” This moving video depicts the concluding hours of the Savior’s mortal ministry.
Even after everything Jesus went through, He still forgave those who hurt Him. What can this teach us about forgiving others who hurt us?
“Even as Christ Forgives You, So Also Do Ye.” In this general conference address, Elder Larry J. Echo Hawk of the Seventy recalls the fatal car crash that took the life of his brother and his sister-in-law, explaining how he and his family came to forgive the man responsible.
“The Ministry of Reconciliation.” In this general conference address, Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles testifies that peace will come to us as we seek to forgive others.
“Compassion and Forgiveness in Our Families,” by Andrea Lystrup. A marriage and family therapist shares principles that can bring about change when conflicts arise in our homes.
“Helping Others Forgive: A Therapist’s Perspective,” by Mark Clayton. As this article explains, abuse survivors can struggle with issues of forgiveness, but as we show them compassion, we can help them heal.
“Family Fun Time: Forgiveness.” Using this interactive activity from the Friend, teach your children why having a foundation of forgiveness can make for a happier home.