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.
The Lord helped the Jaredites prepare and travel to the promised land. Although the journey required hard work and some danger, the Jaredites safely arrived because of Christ’s help. The blessings and beauty of the promised land were worth their sacrifice and effort.
“A Promised Land.” This Ensign article by Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles explores the history of the American continent as a promised land and how we can establish Zion wherever we are.
“You Need to Leave This Place.” In this New Era article, learn how a young man, reluctant to move, ended up finding his own “promised land” through sacrifice and prayer.
“Traveling to the Promised Land.” Read an illustrated retelling for young children about Jared and his brother and their journey to the promised land. (From the Friend.)
“Book of Mormon Scripture Figures: The Jaredites Are Led to the Promised Land.” Cut out the scripture figures from this Friend activity and act out the journey to the promised land.
The Book of Mormon mentions many different kings and rulers. When the rulers are righteous, the people prosper and draw closer to Christ through their leaders’ example and guidance.
“The Greatest Leaders Are the Greatest Followers.” This general conference address by President Stephen W. Owen, former Young Men General President, shows that when we follow Jesus Christ, we will become better leaders to others.
“Learning to Be a Leader.” In this New Era article, learn everyday leadership skills that can help you, and those around you, draw closer to the Savior.
“Following Prophets and Apostles.” In this Friend article, learn more about why prophets are important and how we can follow them.