Helaman 7–12

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

August 24–30

Helaman 7–12

“Remember the Lord”

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.

Helaman 8–11

The Power of Prophets

Just as the prophet Nephi was blessed by the power of God during his time, prophets in our time, including President Russell M. Nelson, have been called and blessed with power to move the Lord’s work forward.


  • Why Do We Need Prophets?” Read this Ensign article by Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf, then Second Counselor in the First Presidency, to discover why prophets—past and present—are so important in our lives.

  • Follow the Prophet.” In this article from the New Era, Elder Claudio R. M. Costa, now an emeritus member of the Seventy, shares how his conversion story began with learning about the living prophet.

  • Families Are Blessed When They Follow the Prophet.” In this Friend article, Tomás learns that he can help his family follow the prophet.

  • Why Are Prophets Important?” Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles shares a kid-friendly message about what prophets are and why we need them. (From the Friend.)


  • Prophets and Apostles.” Print this coloring page from the Friend to help your children get to know our modern-day prophets and apostles.

  • Testimony Matchup.” Do this activity from the Friend to learn about Book of Mormon prophets and the testimonies they shared.

Helaman 10:2–4


When Nephi pondered on what the Lord had taught him, he invited further revelation. When we ponder the scriptures, general conference talks, or other inspiring content, we invite the Spirit into our lives and let Him know we are ready for more knowledge.


  • Pondering Strengthens the Spiritual Life.” In this general conference address, Elder Joseph B. Wirthlin (1917–2008) of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, then a member of the Seventy, discusses the principle that pondering can increase our capacity to understand the things of God.

  • Ponder, Pray, Perform, Persevere.” In this New Era article, Elder W. Craig Zwick, now an emeritus member of the Seventy, shares an experience from his mission that taught him the importance of pondering and praying.

  • A Special Time to Think about Jesus Christ.” This Friend article for young children teaches how the sacrament is a special time to ponder.