1 Corinthians 14–16
September 2019

“1 Corinthians 14–16,” Ensign, September 2019

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

September 2–8

1 Corinthians 14–16

“God Is Not the Author of Confusion, but of Peace”

Jesus appears to the Apostles

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.

1 Corinthians 14

The Gift of Prophecy

The gift of prophecy allows the President of the Church to communicate the Lord’s will to the world. How can sustaining and following the Lord’s prophet bless your life?


  • Come, Listen to a Prophet’s Voice.” In this general conference address, Bishop Dean M. Davies, First Counselor in the Presiding Bishopric, shares an experience he had with President Gordon B. Hinckley (1910–2008) and the selection of a temple site.

  • Follow the Prophet.” In this New Era article, Elder Claudio R. M. Costa of the Seventy counsels: “Follow the prophets. Listen to their words and practice what they teach, and you will be happy.”

  • Seeing God’s Prophet.” In this story from the Friend, Norah learns that she doesn’t have to meet the prophet to know that he is called of God. Find other child-friendly stories about prophets here.


1 Corinthians 15:1–34, 53–58

Victory over Death

“How say some among you that there is no resurrection of the dead?” Paul asked the Corinthians (1 Corinthians 15:12). He testified of the reality of the Resurrection—that because Christ overcame death, we will too.



  • Post-Resurrection Family Reunion.” Use this activity to share your ancestors’ lives and legacies with your family (from the new Ensign series “Family Study Fun”).

  • I Will See Him Again.” Read how Sister Reyna I. Aburto, Second Counselor in the Relief Society General Presidency, found comfort after her brother’s death. Then cut out “Comfort Cards” to keep in your scriptures. (From the Friend.)

1 Corinthians 15:29

Baptisms for the Dead

Christ said, “Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God” (John 3:5). When we perform baptisms by proxy, we give those who have come before us the opportunity to obey the commandment to be baptized.


  • Why Baptisms for the Dead.” In this New Era article, Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles explains how the doctrine of baptism for the dead was restored and discusses the roles we play in redeeming our ancestors.

  • It’s Temple Time!” Is someone in your family going to the temple to do baptisms for the first time? Read this Friend article to help them know what to expect. Find other child-friendly articles about baptisms for the dead here.