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.
As part of their conversion, the Anti-Nephi-Lehies made a covenant with God that they would bury their weapons and never fight again. What sacrifices are we willing to make to become better converted to the Lord?
“Unwavering Commitment to Jesus Christ.” In this general conference address, Elder Dale G. Renlund of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles teaches that “being converted unto the Lord starts with an unwavering commitment to God, followed by making that commitment part of who we are.”
“The Purifying Path of Obedience, Sacrifice, and Consecration.” This article from the Ensign looks at the story of the Anti-Nephi-Lehies and all that they did to obey the commandments after they were converted.
“Will You Go?” In this New Era article, Elder David F. Evans of the Seventy shares how he had to sacrifice to go on a mission. He teaches that this doesn’t happen only to missionaries but to all of us throughout our lives.
“The No-Fighting Promise.” Madi and Timmy make a promise not to fight, just like the Anti-Nephi-Lehies.
“Find It!” Can you find all the buried weapons in this activity page from the Friend?
“Coloring Page: The Anti-Nephi-Lehies Buried Their Weapons.” Print this page for your children to color. (From the Scripture Stories Coloring Book series.)
“Finding Joy in Sharing the Gospel.” In this general conference address, Sister Cristina B. Franco, Second Counselor in the Primary General Presidency, gives a memorable example of how missionary work can bring joy.
“True Joy.” In this New Era article, a young woman shares how she felt joy by sharing the gospel with her friend.
“The Surprise Mission Call.” Edwin and Elsie Dharmaraju were surprised when the prophet called them to serve as some of the first missionaries in India.
“More Important Than Basketball.” In this article from the Friend, Elder Brian K. Taylor of the Seventy shares how he learned that serving a mission was more important than playing college basketball. Includes a basketball role-play activity.
“How Can I Share My Testimony of Jesus Christ?” This New Era activity can help you know what gospel messages you can share with different people to help them in their current situation.
“Coloring Page: Jesus Wants Me to Share the Gospel.” Print this page from the Friend for your children to color.
“I Can Be a Missionary Now!” Play this board game with your children to help them make choices that can enable them to be missionaries now. (From the Friend.)