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.
The Fall was not an accident or tragic event but rather a necessary component of God’s plan of happiness. From the very beginning, God had prepared a way for us to overcome the effects of the Fall through the Atonement of His Son, Jesus Christ.
“Where Justice, Love, and Mercy Meet.” This general conference address by Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles highlights the fundamental role of the Fall and the glorious redemption that comes through Jesus Christ.
“The Fulness of the Gospel: The Fall of Adam and Eve.” This Ensign article explains how the Fall was a stepping-stone in Heavenly Father’s plan for His children’s happiness.
What does it mean to live “after the manner of happiness”? (2 Nephi 5:27). The scriptures and the teachings of Church leaders can show us the way.
“The Joy of the Saints.” In this general conference address, Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles describes three ways we can experience joy.
“The Quest for Happiness.” In this New Era article, Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles gives some ideas for how we can live “after the manner of happiness.”
“Jesus Christ: Our Source of Joy.” In this New Era article, President Russell M. Nelson shares how we can feel joy through Jesus Christ regardless of what difficulties we’re facing.
“How Can the Gospel Help Me Be Happy?” Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles talks about how the gospel of Jesus Christ brings us joy. (From the Friend.)