Helaman 1–6

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

August 17–23

Helaman 1–6

“The Rock of Our Redeemer”

August 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.

Helaman 5:8

Lay Up a Treasure in Heaven

What modern applications can we make with Helaman’s teaching about working to obtain things that are “eternal, and which fadeth not away”? (Helaman 5:8).


  • Where Your Treasure Is.” In this general conference address, Elder Michael John U. Teh of the Seventy reminds us to prioritize our spirituality over our material possessions.

  • Where Is My Treasure?” Read this article from the Ensign to see how one woman learned the blessings of putting the Lord first.

  • Enough Stuff: Five Tips for Tackling Materialism.” This New Era article shares ideas for making sure your possessions aren’t your main focus.

  • The Perfect Treasure.” In this Friend story, Brooke learns that not all treasures are shiny.


  • Rich in Spirit.” Use this idea list from the New Era to make some goals as a family to focus more on spiritual things rather than worldly possessions.

  • One of God’s Greatest Gifts.” Use this activity to make a ”gifts-of-the-Spirit treasure chest.” (From the Friend.)

Helaman 5:9–12

Built on the Rock of Our Redeemer

Christ is “a foundation whereon if men build they cannot fall” (Helaman 5:12). When we are built upon the foundation of Jesus Christ, we can withstand temptations of every kind.


  • Jesus Christ: Our Sure Foundation.” Read this Ensign article by Elder W. Craig Zwick, now an emeritus member of the Seventy, to see four ways that you can build your faith on the sure foundation of Jesus Christ.

  • A Sure Foundation.” In this story from the New Era, one family learns the importance of having a deep foundation.

  • How Do I Build a Spiritual Foundation?” In this Friend article, Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles shares four ways to make our foundation strong.


  • The Rock of Our Redeemer.” Watch this video to see Elder Wilford W. Andersen, now an emeritus member of the Seventy, share his testimony of the early Saints and how they were sustained through their faith in the Savior.

  • Bright Idea.” Print this month’s poster from the Friend and hang it up where you can see it this week.

  • A Strong Foundation.” Play this game from the Friend to learn how you can build your foundation on Christ.