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.
Mormon was one of the few righteous people in his time. Both the Lamanites and the Nephites were wicked and unbelieving. However, Mormon endured to the end regardless of the choices of those around him, and we can too.
“A Shield against Evil.” This Ensign article shows how the Book of Mormon can help us overcome the evil of the world.
“Lessons from the Old Testament: In the World but Not of the World.” In this Ensign article, Elder Quentin L. Cook, then a member of the Seventy, gives a few simple ideas for being involved in the world in positive ways.
“Use the Forts.” Read this New Era article to learn how to be like Captain Moroni and maintain spiritual defenses in difficult times.
“Mormon Writes on the Golden Plates.” Share with your children this illustrated scripture story about the prophet Mormon. (From the Friend.)
When we don’t acknowledge God’s hand in our life, we can easily fall into the trap of complacency or unfaithfulness. By noticing God in all the details of our lives, we can come to know Him better.
“Recognizing God’s Hand in Our Daily Blessings.” In this Ensign article, Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles shows how we should look to and remember God every day.
“3 Ways to Cope with a Crummy Day.” In this New Era article, learn 3 tips that can help you see that Heavenly Father is always close by.
“120 Happy People.” This Friend story shows how gratitude helps a family when they are missing their baby sister.
“Thankful Thea.” This Friend story is ideal for teaching young children the importance of saying, “Thank you!”
“A Jar Full of Thanks.” Use this idea from the Friend to practice being grateful by filling a jar with items that represent blessings from God.
“Lead Me, Guide Me.” Play this game from the Friend with your family to learn more about Heavenly Father’s love and what He has given us to help us return to Him.