“Lesson 29: ‘Give Ear to My Words’” Book of Mormon: Gospel Doctrine Teacher’s Manual (1999), 128–32
“Lesson 29,” Book of Mormon: Gospel Doctrine Teacher’s Manual, 128–32
To teach class members Alma’s counsel for remaining faithful in the gospel and to help parents understand how to teach and counsel both righteous and unrighteous children.
Read, ponder, and pray about the following scriptures:
Alma 36–37. Alma recounts his conversion and bears his testimony to his son Helaman. He instructs Helaman to preserve the sacred records.
Alma 38. Alma praises his son Shiblon for his faithfulness and encourages him to continue in righteousness, enduring to the end.
Alma 39. Alma admonishes his son Corianton for immoral actions and counsels Corianton about the consequences of such sin.
If the picture The Gold Plates is available, prepare to use it during the lesson (Gospel Art Picture Kit 325).
The following material supplements the suggested lesson outline. You may want to use one or more of these ideas as part of the lesson.