Tag Archive: modesty

Modesty – remove the distraction so people will pay attention to YOU

Object Lesson

When I started teaching the lesson, I was holding a big, delicious-looking cake. I just held it in front of me while I spoke. A lot of the YW kept looking at the cake, instead of me. I said “guys – I’m trying to talk to you – please pay attention to me!” One beehive said “Can I have some of that cake?” and I said “Not right now –…
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His Image in Your Countenance

Object Lesson

Take a picture of someone in the group with a digital camera, or bring a photo of someone most everyone will recognize like the prophet, a national leader, or your Bishop/Branch President. Describe the person in the photo to your class and ask the students to guess who it is from your description. Be vague in your description such as “This person has brown hair. This person is a man….
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Modesty

Object Lesson

Have 3 young ladies come to the front of the class. Give the first girl an unopened bag of M&M’s. Give the 2nd girl a bag of M&M’s that have already been opened. Give the 3rd girl a bag of M&M’s poured directly into her hand. Ask the girls which of the 3 would be the most tempted to eat the M&M’s? Explain that when we dress immodestly, we are…
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Magazine Modesty

Object Lesson

Take the cover off of a trendy magazine, like People magazine (I used one with Britney Spears on the front page) and tape it to the top of the Ensign cover. At the beginning of the lesson, you ask the young women what they think the magazine contains? (Celebritites, latest fashions, who’s dating who, etc.) Go on to explain some more detailed things in the magazine. Then describe how you…
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Want some cake?

Object Lesson

Bring in a beautifully baked cake into class. Ask the students if they would like a piece of the cake. Choose someone that says yes and with your hand grab out a piece of cake and slap it down on a plate and hand it to them. Of course, they will be shocked. Use this to show that the gospel is more attractive depending on how it is served. Then…
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