Lesson 28: Heavenly Father Blesses Me through the Priesthood


Behold Your Little Ones Lesson 28: Heavenly Father Blesses Me through the Priesthood

Teaching Thoughts

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The following are links to LDS.org resources unless otherwise stated.

Teacher Study

"A Sacred Trust" by President Thomas S. Monson

"The Keys and Authority of the Priesthood" by Elder Dallin H. Oaks


"The Priesthood is Restored"- Children's Songbook pg. 89

"A Young Man Prepared"- Children's Songbook pg. 166

"Love is Spoken Here"- Children's Songbook pg. 190 or watch the Mormon Tabernacle Choir

"The Fifth Article of Faith"- Children's Songbook pg. 125


Joseph and Oliver Are Given the Priesthood (about 2 1/2 minutes)- Illustrated scripture story

Priesthood Leaders (about 3 minutes)- Illustrated scripture story

Blessings of the Priesthood (about 3 minutes)- The priesthood is the power of God

Jesus Chooses His Apostles (about 2 minutes)- Jesus sets his apostles apart

Restoration of the Priesthood (about 2 minutes)- People sharing how they have been blessed by the priesthood


My Behold Your Little Ones Lesson 28 handout packet includes

  • 3 colored ties to go along with the Activity Verses in the manual
  • 1 white tie to color and wear- punch a hole at the top to string some yarn.

Activity Ideas

The Priesthood is Restored- Make a diorama of the restoration of the priesthood for your lesson or turn the figures into stick puppets

Aaronic Priesthood Activity- Have the kids dress the boy up for Priesthood duties.  Older kids can do the activity too

The Power and Authority of God- A puzzle- you could put a picture underneath the puzzle pieces

Article of Faith 5- Goes with Priesthood, this has pictures to be put in the right order- could use in the lesson

The Miraculous Story of Elijah- Cut and paste and color as you tell the story of Elijah and his role

Remember- Memory game- you could also use the pictures to make a necklace or collage

Ready for Blessings- Pictures that show how to be reverent and not during a blessing

Time for a Blessings- Pictures to show different types and times for blessings

Lindsay's Priesthood Blessing- Hidden pictures 

Coloring Pages

We Receive the Ordinances of Salvation...

My Faith in Jesus Christ Grows

Jesus Heals a Man Taken with a Palsy

The Power to Baptize and Confirm

Priesthood Blessings