Priesthood Blessing
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Priesthood blessings

Priesthood Blessing


A priesthood blessing is given by a Melchizedek Priesthood holder, by the laying on of hands and by inspiration, to one who is sick or otherwise in need of special counsel, comfort, or healing.

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Scripture References

Scripture Study Resources

Messages from Church Leaders

Additional Messages


“Priesthood Blessings”

“Priesthood Blessings Available to All”

Learning Resources

General Resources

Priesthood Ordinances and Blessings,” Handbook 2, 20

Priesthood,” Priesthood and Auxiliary Leaders Guidebook

Church Magazines

Mark L. Grover, “Priesthood Blessings: Learning to Trust in God,” Ensign, June 2011

Marissa A. Widdison, “Friend to Friend: Blessed by the Priesthood,” Liahona, July 2006

Karen Lofgreen, “Sharing Time: Priesthood Blessings,” Liahona, June 1995

Receiving Special Priesthood Blessings,” Ensign, July 1994

Dennis L. Lythgoe, “Giving Priesthood Blessings,” Liahona, October 1982

Study Manuals


Teaching Resources

Stories and Activities for Teaching Children

Priesthood Blessings,” Lesson Helps for Teaching Children

Priesthood Ordinances and Blessings,” Family Guidebook