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.
We can judge between good and evil as we apply the principles the Lord has given to help us (see Moroni 7:12–20). How have these principles helped you discern right from wrong?
“When Evil Appears Good and Good Appears Evil.” In this Ensign article, Elder Quentin L. Cook of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles explains how Satan works to mischaracterize the blessings of living the gospel.
“Protecting Yourself against Temporal and Spiritual Fraud.” This Ensign article offers ways to recognize and avoid fraud and deception.
“Choosing the Strait and Narrow over the Broad Way.” In this New Era article, learn how Elder Taskashi Wada of the Seventy relied on Jesus Christ while choosing to join the Church and how he had the courage to stand out in his family.
“The Star of the Second Row.” In this Christmas story from the Friend, Charlotte recognizes what a bad choice feels like and chooses to make it right.
Victims of sexual assault or other abuse should not feel guilty as if they were responsible for what they have suffered. The articles below offer help and perspective.
“Healing the Tragic Scars of Abuse.” In this general conference address, Elder Richard G. Scott (1928–2015) of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles shares principles of healing for those “who have been scarred by the ugly sin of abuse.”
“Hearts Pierced with Deep Wounds: Understanding Abuse in the Family.” This Ensign article describes how to recognize five patterns of abuse and find hope and healing.
“How I Found Healing from Sexual Abuse.” In this New Era article, read how one young woman learned to speak up and find healing from sexual abuse through turning to loved ones and the Savior.
“Tickling Trouble.” In this Friend story, learn about how we can respect each other’s bodies and voice our discomfort if someone is not respecting our boundaries.
“Telling Secrets.” In this Friend story, a girl learns that it is important to tell adults if your friends are unsafe, even if your friends ask you not to tell.
“Healthy from Head to Toe.” Use this poster activity from the Friend to help your children learn about respecting their bodies.
“Jesus Teaches That We Must Become as Little Children.” In this Bible video, Jesus condemns abusers and teaches that we must become like little children.
Mormon and Moroni lived at the end of Nephite civilization, and their lives were constantly under threat. However, Mormon reminds us that we can have hope through Christ no matter what is going on around us.
“Finding Sunshine in the Rain.” In this Ensign article, President Jean B. Bingham, Relief Society General President, shares five principles that help us find hope regardless of our circumstances.
“Faith to Face the Fires.” This Ensign article features lessons learned by those who have faced devastating fires in the United States and Australia.
“How I Found Better Days.” In this New Era article, a young woman shares how she has found hope in Christ after struggling with thoughts of suicide.
“A Christmas Song for Grandpa.” When Jennifer hears that her grandpa has died, hope in Christ helps her realize the true meaning of Christmas.