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“Resource Guide, AP,” New Era, Nov. 2000, 48

Aaronic Priesthood Manual 2 (Use to update and enrich your lessons.)

Lesson 1: Who Am I?

“The Creation,” Elder Russell M. Nelson, Ensign, May 2000, 84–86.

“We Are Children of God,” Elder Russell M. Nelson, Ensign, Nov. 1998, 85–87.

“Life—The Gift Each Is Given,” Elder Alexander B. Morrison, Ensign, Dec. 1998, 14–19.

“I Am a Child of God,” Hymns, no. 301.

Lesson 2: Knowing Our Father in Heaven

“The Father, Son, and Holy Ghost,” President Gordon B. Hinckley, Ensign, Mar. 1998, 2–7.

“The Hands of the Fathers,” Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, Ensign, May 1999, 14–16.

“Never Fear,” Tamara L. Johnson, New Era, Sept. 1998, 51.

Lesson 3: Faith in Jesus Christ

“That We Might Know Thee,” President James E. Faust, Ensign, Jan. 1999, 2–5.

“Apply the Atoning Blood of Christ,” Elder Neal A. Maxwell, Ensign, Nov. 1997, 22–24.

“Our Only Chance,” Sheri L. Dew, Ensign, May 1999, 66–67.

“Lord, I Would Follow Thee,” Hymns, no. 220.

Lesson 4: Companionship of the Holy Ghost

“Personal Revelation,” Elder L. Lionel Kendrick, Ensign, Sept. 1999, 6–13.

“Hitting the Mark: Staying Close,” Elder F. Enzio Busche, New Era, Oct. 1997, 4–8 (8).

“Dangerous Question,” Brad Wilcox, New Era, Mar. 1997, 46–49.

“Let the Holy Spirit Guide,” Hymns, no. 143.

Lesson 5: Agency

“Obedience: The Path to Freedom,” President James E. Faust, Ensign, May 1999, 45–47.

“Agency—A Blessing and a Burden,” Sharon G. Larsen, Ensign, Nov. 1999, 11–13.

“My Trust Fund,” Richard Moore, New Era, Oct. 1999, 34–36.

Lesson 6: Christlike Service

“Storms of Service,” Elyssa Renee Madsen, New Era, Feb. 2000, 12–15.

“Special Delivery,” Aaron J. Tolson, New Era, May 1999, 8–10.

“True Followers,” Elder Robert J. Whetten, Ensign, May 1999, 30–31.

“Have I Done Any Good?” Hymns, no. 223.

Lesson 7: The Eternal Importance of Families

“The Family,” Elder Henry B. Eyring, Ensign, Feb. 1998, 10–18.

“The Eternal Family,” Elder Robert D. Hales, Ensign, Nov. 1996, 64–67.

“Happy Endings,” Elder Bruce C. Hafen, New Era, Oct. 1999, 44–47.

“Families Can Be Together Forever,” Hymns, no. 300.

Lesson 8: Spirituality

“Spiritual Capacity,” Elder Russell M. Nelson, Ensign, Nov. 1997, 14–16.

“Flight Plan for Life,” Elder Duane B. Gerrard, New Era, Feb. 1999, 4–7.

“Q&A: How can I keep the good feelings with me even while I’m surrounded by the bad?” New Era, May 1997, 16–18.

Lesson 9: Repentance and the Atonement of Jesus Christ

“Do Not Delay,” Elder Henry B. Eyring, Ensign, Nov. 1999, 33–35.

“Washed Clean,” President Boyd K. Packer, Ensign, May 1997, 9–11.

“Do You Know How to Repent?” Elder Jay E. Jensen, New Era, Nov. 1999, 4–7.

“Come unto Jesus,” Hymns, no. 117.

Lesson 10: Studying the Scriptures

“Search the Scriptures,” President Gordon B. Hinckley, New Era, April 2000, 4–7.

“Give Heed unto the Word of the Lord,” Elder L. Tom Perry, Ensign, June 2000, 22–29.

“Making the Scriptures Personal,” John M. Butler, Ensign, Feb. 1999, 70–71.

“As I Search the Holy Scriptures,” Hymns, no. 277.

Lesson 11: Satan and His Temptations

“How to Find Safety and Peace,” Elder M. Russell Ballard, New Era, Nov. 1997, 4–7.

“Do What Is Right,” Elder Richard G. Scott, Ensign, June 1997, 51–55.

“Choose the Right,” Hymns, no. 239.

Lesson 12: Prayer

“Fear Not; Only Believe,” President Gordon B. Hinckley, New Era, Jan. 2000, 4–7 (6).

“Personal Revelation,” Elder L. Lionel Kendrick, Ensign, Sept. 1999, 6–13.

“I Have a Question: What guidelines can help us pray in accordance with God’s will?” Alan L. Wilkins, Ensign, Feb. 1999, 53–55.

“Did You Think to Pray?” Hymns, no. 140.

Lesson 13: Fasting

“Real Team Spirit,” Floy Daun Mackay, Ensign, Sept. 1998, 62–63.

“Fast Offerings: Blessings We Give, Blessings We Receive,” Neil K. Newell, Ensign, Oct. 1998, 16–21 (18–19).

“I Have a Question: How can we teach the law of the fast to our children … ?” Sterling C. Hilton, Ensign, Jan. 1997, 66–67.

“Bless Our Fast, We Pray,” Hymns, no. 138.

Lesson 14: Obedience to God

“Peace, Hope, and Direction,” Patricia P. Pinegar, Ensign, Nov. 1999, 67–68.

“Obedience—Life’s Great Challenge,” Elder Donald L. Staheli, Ensign, May 1998, 81–82.

“With a Joyful Heart,” Elder Lynn A. Mickelsen, New Era, Jan. 1997, 46–49.

Lesson 15: Exaltation through Keeping Covenants

“Search Me, O God, and Know My Heart,” President James E. Faust, Ensign, May 1998, 17–20.

“Building Up Zion by Making Covenants and Receiving Ordinances,”Ensign, Feb. 1998, 60.

“Jesus Christ, Our Redeemer,” Elder Richard G. Scott, Ensign, May 1997, 53–59.

Lesson 16: Tithes and Offerings

“Opening the Windows of Heaven,” President James E. Faust, Ensign, Nov. 1998, 54–60.

“Q&A: I don’t make money very often. … Should I worry about paying tithing yet?” New Era, July 1999, 16–18.

“Tithing: A Privilege,” Elder Ronald E. Poelman, Ensign, May 1998, 78–79.

Lesson 17: Patriarchal Blessings

“Twice Blessed,” Daniel Thomas Brady, New Era, Aug. 1999, 11.

“A Revelation for You,” Elder Richard D. Allred, New Era, Nov. 1998, 46–48.

“The Abrahamic Covenant,” S. Michael Wilcox, Ensign, Jan. 1998, 42–48.

Lesson 18: Duties of a Teacher in the Aaronic Priesthood

“By What Power … Have Ye Done This?” President James E. Faust, Ensign, Nov. 1998, 45–47.

“Power of the Priesthood,” President James E. Faust, Ensign, May 1997, 41–43.

“The Aaronic Priesthood and the Sacrament,” Elder Dallin H. Oaks, Ensign, Nov. 1998, 37–40.

Lesson 19: A Broken Heart and a Contrite Spirit

“Healing Soul and Body,” Elder Robert D. Hales, Ensign, Nov. 1998, 14–17.

“Remember How Merciful the Lord Hath Been,” W. Jeffrey Marsh, Ensign, Apr. 2000, 18–25.

“I Needed Him That Very Hour,” Don Roundy, Ensign, Apr. 2000, 26.

Lesson 20: Administering the Sacrament

“The Priesthood—Mighty Army of the Lord,” President Thomas S. Monson, Ensign, May 1999, 48–50.

“The Aaronic Priesthood and the Sacrament,” Elder Dallin H. Oaks, Ensign, Nov. 1998, 37–40 (39–40).

“Perfect Prayer,” Doug Bennett, New Era, May 1997, 10–11.

“In Humility, Our Savior,” Hymns, no. 172.

Lesson 21: Preparing for the Melchizedek Priesthood

“The Priesthood—Mighty Army of the Lord,” President Thomas S. Monson, Ensign, May 1999, 48–50.

“By What Power … Have Ye Done This?” President James E. Faust, Ensign, Nov. 1998, 45–47.

“Growing into the Priesthood,” Elder Joseph B. Wirthlin, Ensign, Nov. 1999, 38–41.

“The Priesthood of Our Lord,” Hymns, no. 320.

Lesson 22: Patriarchal Leadership in the Home

“Excerpts from Recent Addresses of President Gordon B. Hinckley: Worthy of the Priesthood,” President Gordon B. Hinckley, Ensign, July 1999, 72–73.

“The Hands of the Fathers,” Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, Ensign, May 1999, 14–16.

“Like Father, Like Son,” Fraser Aumua/Laury Livsey, New Era, Oct. 1999, 8–9.

Lesson 23: Practical Preparation for a Mission

“It’s Your Call,” Barbara Jean Jones, New Era, June 2000, 16–19.

“Bank on It,” Laury Livsey, New Era, June 2000, 56–58.

“Not Enough for My Mission,” Patricia A. Mitchiner, Ensign, Sept. 1999, 66.

Lesson 24: The Blessings of Work

“Put Your Shoulder to the Wheel,” President Gordon B. Hinckley, New Era, July 2000, 4–7.

“Put Your Shoulder to the Wheel,” Elder Neal A. Maxwell, Ensign, May 1998, 37–39.

“Growing Together,” Jeanette Waite Bennett, New Era, Oct. 1999, 20–25 (24).

“Today, While the Sun Shines,” Hymns, no. 229.

Lesson 25: Personal Purity through Self-Discipline

“Blessed Are the Pure in Heart,” President Gordon B. Hinckley, New Era, July 1999, 4–7.

“The Price of Discipleship,” President James E. Faust, Ensign, April 1999, 2–4.

“Personal Purity,” Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, Ensign, Nov. 1998, 75–78.