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 can assist you as you strive to teach the gospel in your home.
Like Alma, who turned to the Lord for answers in a difficult situation, we need to seek the Lord’s will and trust that He will guide us.
“Accepting the Lord’s Will and Timing.” In this Ensign article, Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles shows us how we can have faith in the Lord’s will for our lives, even when that means facing an outcome we may not desire.
“What God Wanted for Me.” In this New Era article, six youth share their experiences about how God blessed them when they did His will.
“Alia’s New Ring.” In this Friend story, Alia learns to follow a prompting from the Holy Ghost, even though she isn’t sure she wants to at first.
“Courage to Be Kind.” In this article from the Friend, Rachael shares how praying helped her know what to do to help a friend who was being bullied.
“Don’t Stop Seeking.” In this short article from the Friend, Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, then Second Counselor in the First Presidency, teaches us to always keep seeking the good. Fill out the puzzle to discover how to find answers to questions about life and the gospel.
“The Will of God.” This video shows how God guides us to a future we may not have envisioned but which He knows is best for us.
The Lord told Alma that “as often as my people repent will I forgive them their trespasses against me” (Mosiah 26:30). The gift of repentance is a blessing that should inspire our gratitude.
“Repentance Is Always Positive.” In this general conference address, Brother Stephen W. Owen, Young Men General President, teaches how repentance is not something to dread.
“7 Things We Fear about Repentance—and Why We Shouldn’t.” This New Era article will help you have more courage to repent and find peace in forgiveness.
“Sister Squabble.” Read this Friend story to find out how Jaide forgives her sister Bridgette for ruining her shoes—and repents for the mean words she said.
“10 Tips for Teaching Repentance.” This article from the Ensign provides 10 ideas that can help you teach your child about repentance.
“Learning from Mistakes.” Help your children complete this activity from the Friend to learn how we can correct the wrongs we do.
“Bright Idea poster.” Hang up this poster from the Friend to teach your children that Heavenly Father will help us learn and grow and try again when we make a mistake.
“Repentance: You’re Never Alone.” In this video, one member shares his experience with the repentance process and encourages members to not judge others for their sins.