Ask and You Will Receive

(Put a quarter on your head) Tell the children that whomever can get the quarter off your head without touching you can have it. When they cannot get the quarter, tell them that if anyone of them had asked, you would have handed him/her the quarter. The Bible says “Ask, and it shall be given you” Matthew 7:7 (see also verse 8). God desires to share His blessings with us, but we must ask in order to receive. For more lesson development (why we don’t get answers to prayer, why God answers prayers, and some scriptural examples), cross-reference: Matthew 21:22, John 16:24, James 4:3, 1 John 3:22, I Nephi 15:11, Alma 7:23, 3 Nephi 16:4, 3 Nephi 18:20, Moroni 10:4, D&C 8:1, D&C 14:8, D&C 35:9, D&C 42:3, D&C 42:61, D&C 49:26, D&C 88:63, D&C 124:95, and D&D 103:31 (good one).