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.
The priesthood and priesthood ordinances help us to “to look forward to [God’s] Son for redemption” (Alma 13:2). How do priesthood ordinances help you to think about Christ?
“Power in the Priesthood.” In this general conference address, Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles explains how priesthood ordinances bless our lives.
“What Do You See?” This New Era article explains how priesthood ordinances are full of signs and symbols that can point us to Jesus Christ.
“Priesthood Ordinances and Temple Work Bless My Family.” In this Friend article, Karl learns the importance of priesthood ordinances. Includes a matching activity with different priesthood ordinances that bring us closer to Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ.
“Coloring Page: We receive the ordinances of salvation through the priesthood.” Print this page from the Friend for your children to color.
“Koa and the Sacrament.” Use this illustrated story from the Friend Junior to teach young children about the sacrament. Includes a simple maze activity.
Alma, Amulek, and the people who believed on their words all faced terrible trials. Through faith in Jesus Christ, we can be given strength to endure opposition and adversity.
“Why Does God Allow Bad Things to Happen?” This digital-only article from the Ensign looks at the purposes of the bad things that happen in our lives and how we can come closer to God despite our trials. Includes a video in which Sister Reyna I. Aburto, Second Counselor in the Relief Society General Presidency, recounts trials she faced when she was young.
“When Good Things Happen to Others and Bad Things Happen to You.” This New Era article helps us understand why we go through trials, even when we’re doing our best to be righteous.
“Five Scriptures That Will Help You Get through Almost Anything.” In this New Era article, John Bytheway explains that even though sometimes we don’t know why bad things happen, we do know that we can trust the Lord to help us.
“What Can We Do When Hard Things Happen to Us?” This child-friendly message from Elder Robert D. Hales (1932–2017) of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles teaches how we can rely on the Savior during our trials.
“Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People?” Watch this video to learn about how one man nearly lost everything because of someone else’s actions and see how his trial brought him closer to God.
“Alma and Amulek in Prison.” Print and color this page from the Church’s Scripture Stories Coloring Book series to help your children learn more about Alma and Amulek’s trials.
“Family Fun Time: Tender Mercies.” Do this activity from the Friend to help you remember the blessings Heavenly Father sends us every day.