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.
When we are striving to obey the commandments and love God, we can experience a change in our hearts. As our hearts turn to God, we can be blessed with the desire to do good and receive “his image in [our] countenances” (Alma 5:14).
“Receiving and Retaining a Mighty Change.” In this Ensign article, Elder Wilford W. Andersen, now an emeritus member of the Seventy, teaches us that as we strive to follow the principles and ordinances of the gospel throughout our lives, Christ can continually change our hearts.
“How to Keep a Mighty Change of Heart.” in this New Era article, Elder Dale G. Renlund of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles shares not only how we can have a mighty change of heart but also how to continue to endure after our hearts have been changed.
“Me? A Bully?” Read this Friend story to find out how Jeff experiences a change of heart in how he treats his classmates.
“Lots of Ways to Say ‘I Love You.’” Play this heart-shaped board game from the Friend with your children.
In moments when you may feel absolutely alone, remember that Christ has already experienced what you are feeling and knows exactly how to comfort you.
“The Redeeming and Strengthening Power of the Savior’s Atonement.” Read this Ensign article by Elder Kim B. Clark, now an emeritus member of the Seventy, to see how we can rely on the Savior and be strengthened by Him no matter what we’re going through.
“The Atonement of Jesus Christ.” In this New Era article, Tad R. Callister, former Sunday School General President, discusses the four things that Christ overcame to help us progress spiritually.
“Why Is the Savior’s Atonement So Important?” This child-friendly message from President Dallin H. Oaks, First Counselor in the First Presidency, teaches how the Atonement of Jesus Christ can bless us.
“What’s on Your Mind?” This Q&A from the Friend can help you teach your children that Jesus Christ understands how they feel when they are sad or grieving. Includes a scripture matching activity.
“The Power to Succor.” Print out this page from the New Era and hang it in your home where it can remind family members how the Savior can help them in their trials.