Alma 39–42

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

July 27–August 2

Alma 39–42

“The Great Plan of Happiness”

Aug Come Follow Me - Support

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 40

Finding Answers to Gospel Questions

As we learn from Alma’s example, God often doesn’t give us all the answers at once but rather teaches us line upon line. As we move forward in faith and study, we can learn more.



  • I Can Always Pray.” Use this activity page from the Friend to teach your children how prayer can help them find answers.

  • Testimony Toolbox.” Cut out the tools from this activity page to teach your children the many tools they can use to find answers to their questions. (From the Friend.)

Alma 41

Wickedness Never Was Happiness

Alma’s teachings to his son Corianton remind us that happiness results from the righteous use of the gift of agency each of us has been given.


  • The Gospel Path to Happiness.” In this Ensign article, Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles teaches what happiness is and the path to pursue it.

  • Steps to Happiness.” In this New Era article, Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles teaches us how obedience helps guide us to happiness.

  • How Can the Gospel Help Me Be Happy?” In this message from the Friend, Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles shares how true happiness can be found.