2020
Alma 8–12

Come, Follow Me: Book of Mormon—Support Articles and Activities

June 8–14

Alma 8–12

Jesus Christ Will Come to Redeem His People

Come Follow Me June 2020

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.

Alma 8

Patience in Sharing the Gospel

Alma had moments of success and disappointment on his mission to teach people the gospel of Jesus Christ. How can we have faith like Alma to continue preaching the gospel even when it seems like no one is listening?

Articles

  • Members and Missionaries Working Together.” In this article from the Ensign, Elder James B. Martino of the Seventy uses the examples of Alma and Amulek to teach how members and missionaries should be faithful in sharing the gospel, even when it’s hard.

  • Loving the Lord, Rain or Shine.” In this New Era article, a sister missionary shares how she was able to get through hard days on her mission and trust in the Lord.

  • Matt and Mandy.” In this adventure with Matt and Mandy (from the Friend), Matt learns to not be upset when Franco’s dad says Franco can’t go to church with him.

  • The Ripple Effect.” In this article from the Friend, Ryan’s not sure his friend will read the Book of Mormon he gave him, but his mom reminds him that even if the impact isn’t immediate, little actions can make a big difference.

Activities

  • A Gift for Lane.” In this Friend article, Addie is sad when her friend Lane returns the Book of Mormon that Addie gave her. Write an ending to finish the story! How would you help Addie feel better?

  • “Finish the Pattern.” Use this activity from the Friend to help your family learn some simple ways to share the gospel with others.

Alma 12

The Plan of Redemption

In his teaching, Alma refers to the “plan of redemption,” one of various names used to describe God’s plan for His children.

Articles

  • The Great Plan of Redemption.” In this general conference address, Sister Linda S. Reeves, former Second Counselor in the Relief Society General Presidency, testifies of the power that repentance can have in our lives and how it fits in God’s plan.

  • Understanding the Plan of Salvation Gave Me Peace.” In this New Era article, we learn how the plan of salvation helped one young woman when she found out her mom had cancer.

  • A Happy Plan for Emily.” In this Friend story, Emily learns about God’s plan for her while singing songs in Primary.

  • Jesus Loves Me.” This illustrated article from the Friend provides a simple explanation of the plan of salvation.

Activities

  • There Was a Plan of Redemption Laid.” Watch this video to see President Russell M. Nelson give a short explanation of the plan of redemption.

  • The Plan of Salvation.” The New Era has picture quotes about the plan of salvation that you can print or share digitally with others.

  • Lead Me, Guide Me.” Play this game from the Friend to learn about the special things Heavenly Father has given us to help us find our way home to Him.

  • The Plan of Happiness.” With this activity from the Friend, you can help your children color and cut out pages to make a booklet that outlines the plan of salvation.