Tag Archive: listening to the spirit
Display a picture of a bird and a quarter. Then tell the following story: Two men were walking down a busy city street. The one asked the other, “Listen to that bird.” “I don’t hear a bird,” the other replied. “No, you must listen harder.” The second individual listened very carefully and after a few seconds, he finally heard the bird amongst the hustle of the street. The first individual…
Here’s a video demonstration of this object lesson that uses the principle of refraction to teach that being filled with the Holy Ghost helps us make wise choices. Sorry the changed arrow showed up double in the video — it was hard to do using the camera. :)
Show the camera to the audience. Explain that when you feel the Holy Ghost before you are confirmed, it’s influence can be felt in flashes, like this camera flash. When you are confirmed, you receive the Gift of the Holy Ghost. That gift is like a light that you can keep on all the time, like a flashlight — a constant companion. We can keep our “batteries” charged and keep…
I asked each member of the class to listen to the heart of the girl next to her. They laughed and giglled!. Then I gave them each a stethescope and had them listen again. Our lesson was on the Holy Ghost as an instrument used in hearing Heavenly Father. It worked great!