1 and 2 Peter

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

November 25–December 1

1 and 2 Peter

“Rejoice with Joy Unspeakable and Full of Glory”

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 Peter 1:3–9; 2:19–24; 3:14–17; 4:12–19

Finding Joy in Times of Trial

Despite great hardships, Peter found joy as he gloried in Christ and His goodness. We can find joy, regardless of our circumstances, when we make Christ the center of our lives.


  • Finding Joy in the Journey.” In this general conference address, President Thomas S. Monson (1927–2018) reminds us to find and appreciate the many joys in life.

  • Where Do You Turn for Peace?” In this New Era article, three young men and women share trials they have faced in their lives and how living gospel principles has helped them to find peace and joy.

  • Trouble in Adventure Forest.” This story from the Friend is about a boy who learns that even though Heavenly Father doesn’t always stop bad things from happening, He helps us get through our hard times.


  • Trial of Adversity.” Watch this video about a woman who decides to serve others and be happy despite becoming paralyzed.

  • Coloring Page: I Am Part of a Beautiful World.” Even during our trials, we can be thankful for the beautiful world God has given us. Click here to find other child-friendly stories, activities, and media about the topic of trials.

2 Peter 1:1–11

Developing Our Divine Nature

Christ gave us the perfect example of the divine nature and its qualities and characteristics. Following His example will help us develop that same divine nature within ourselves.


  • Discovering the Divinity Within.” In this general conference address, Sister Rosemary M. Wixom, former Primary General President, teaches how we can recognize and develop our divine nature.

  • What Voices Will You Listen To?” In this New Era article, Sister Michelle Craig, First Counselor in the Young Women General Presidency, shares how listening to the voice of the prophet can help us realize our divine potential.

  • Jesus Learned and Grew.” This illustrated article from the Friend explains that Jesus learned as He grew up, and we can follow His example.