Chapter 18: Living by Every Word that Proceeds from the Mouth of God. Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Joseph Fielding Smith

Chapter 18: Living by Every Word that Proceeds from the Mouth of God

Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Joseph Fielding Smith

Key Teachings:

  1. We show we love God by keeping the commandments.
  2. When we choose to follow the Lord, we become people worth of the Celestial Kingdom

Readiness Activity:

Have a few members of the class stand up and create enough room so each of them can extend their arms to their sides (like they are an airplane). Show them what they are going to do by modeling how they are going to “flick the water off their fingers” by putting both hands in a fist (with your arms still extended) and then quickly flick all their fingers out (like you are doing popcorn popping on the apricot tree). Continue reading

Chapter 13: The Priesthood,” Gospel Principles

Attention Activity:

Start the class with the words, “The Priesthood is like…” on the board. Have class members take one minute to come up with the best analogy they can to describe the Priesthood. Have a few share their ideas. Another fun way to do this is to come into class with a few things written on pieces of paper like, ice cream, BYU Football, or hand soap. Assign one word to each person or to groups and have them come up with ideas of how that item is like the Priesthood. Continue reading