Tag Archive: obedience

The Simon/Satan Says Game

Object Lesson

How many of us like being told what to do? Yet every time we listen to the adversary, in essence we’re following his commands. ACTIVITY Here the rules to the game “Simon Says/Satan Says” to get started. This is just like the normal “Simon Says” game, with a twist for the second round. 1. Prior to class, prepare at least 9 cards to flash commands at the kids as you…
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The Gospel Protects Us

Object Lesson

Wrap a raw egg in *several* layers of egg cartons and tape. Invite students to bounce the bundle off the wall or drop it on the floor. Take the package back, pulled it apart, and showed the students the sheltered, unbroken egg inside. Teach your students that the gospel was designed to protect each of them in the same way—by helping them build layers of testimony as they kept the…
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Obedience is easier with the help of a friend

Object Lesson

Play the game “Don’t Get Poisoned.” Set a folding chair in the middle of the classroom. On one piece of paper, write alcoholic drinks, and on another piece of paper, write tobacco. Tape the label “alcoholic drinks” to the top of the chair and the label “tobacco” to the seat of the chair. Pass a six-foot-long string through the space between the backrest and the seat (see the illustration on…
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Stay in the Light

Object Lesson

Gather childrem in the doorway of a room leading out into a long hallway, have the light on in the room. Point out to the kids that you can’t tell exactly where it becomes totally black in the hallway, it gradually darkens. Just as some activities we choose aren’t totally bad. But the more we choose these kind of things to do the closer we are drawn to that line…
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Caramel Onion

Object Lesson

Show the class the caramel covered onion. Really talk up the “apple”. Tell them how delicious it is (they probably won’t need much convincing.) Invite a volunteer to eat it and describe to the others in the class how good it is. At this point, depending on the volunteer’s nature and how far you want to take the lesson, you can either ask the volunteer to take a big bite…
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Faith (This is more for primary aged children than youth.)

Object Lesson

I set my objects on a table and tell the youth that I need a volunteer, one that will have faith in my instructions. I ask that the volunteer must be sure to follow my instructions explicitly and is not allowed to talk or to show emotion during the entire duration of the task at hand. I then remind the volunteer of their commitment & faith and ask them to…
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Heavenly Father keeps his Promises.

Object Lesson

Ask for a volunteer. Tell them that if they do 10 jumping jacks(or something quick)that you PROMISE(use the word “promise” over and over) that you will give them a pack of gum. After they have finished, tell them they did a good job but you’ve changed your mind and only give them 1 piece instead of the whole pack. Ask for another volunteer and do the same thing over(the kids…
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Scriptures and Obedience – Returning to live with Heavenly Father

Object Lesson

Begin by singing Scripture Power. Say, “We are going to go on a treasure hunt and look for treasure”. Read 1st clue (below). During the treasure hunt try and get the children to do something else (say, “instead of going to the library how about if we go to the cultural hall and see if we can find the next clue?” to show that you need to be obedient, and…
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