Tag Archive: blessings of living the gospel

Faith in the Lord Jesus Christ strengthens me and my family

Primary Talks

Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding (Prov. 2:5). When I was a small boy, my brother and I often walked five miles to the ranch where my father worked. In the summer it was hot and dusty. As we trudged along, sweat dripping from our faces, I prayed that around the next bend we would find two horses with saddles and…
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It’s worth the wait

Object Lesson

In order to demonstrate the importance of waiting for your big spritual reward rather than indulging yourself in “worldy rewards”, put a cookie in front of the child/children and ask them if they would like to enjoy it by eating it now. After all of the children have decided whether they would like to eat it or not you then present a humongus dessert such as a banana split or…
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Obeying the Commandments

Object Lesson

I take an old, well worn shoe and talk about how useful and comfortable the shoe is. It’s a good shoe. I have worked and walked and jogged many miles in this shoe. They protect my feet from thorns and rocks and glass. At first, they pinched when I wore them, but now I look forward to putting them on. The commandments are like this shoe. They may not always…
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Airplane lesson – finding your life’s destination

Object Lesson

This is a talk given by 11 year old Alex. The idea was based on Our Destiny November 1999 Ensign First you make two paper airplanes. One needs to fly very straight and true. The other needs to look a little battered and fly more in loops. There are patterns out there for making the different types. Then here is the lesson: Imagine a plane taking off, the plane is…
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Obeying God’s Laws Will Let You Fly Higher

Object Lesson

Build a kite with structure (gospel), tail (balance), wind (a cloud) for trials, and of coarse the most important part…string commandments of Heavenly Father. As long as a kite is attatched to a string, it will fly high up in the sky. You may think that since it is pulling and tugging on the string, that it would go higher if it were set free. But it is not so,…
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