Lesson 43: We Have a Living Prophet


The purpose of Primary 1 Lesson 43: We Have a Living Prophet is to understand that we are blessed as we follow the prophet. 

Teaching Thoughts

These are a few bonus ideas- keep scrolling for more!

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

Teacher Study

"'Chosen to Bear Testimony of My Name'" by Elder David A. Bednar

"Heed the Prophet's Voice" by Elder L. Tom Perry

"Sustaining the Prophets" by Elder Russell M. Nelson


"Follow the Prophet"- Children's Songbook pg. 110

"Keep the Commandments"- Children's Songbook pg. 146

"Latter-day Prophets"- Children's Songbook pg. 134

"Nephi's Courage"- Children's Songbook pg. 120

"Samuel Tells of the Baby Jesus"- Children's Songbook pg. 36

"Seek the Lord Early"- Children's Songbook pg. 108

"Stand for the Right"- Children's Songbook pg. 159

"The Prophet Said to Plant a Garden"- Children's Songbook pg. 237

"The Sixth Article of Faith"- Children's Songbook pg. 126

"We'll Bring the World His Truth"- Children's Songbook pg. 172 (Army of Helaman)


My Primary 1 Lesson 43 handout packet includes

  • Follow the Prophet cut outs- place them around the room for a fun game! (Updated with current prophet)

Activity Ideas

Follow the Prophet- Find the hidden objects

Follow the Prophet- Maze 

Heavenly Father Speaks to Us through His Prophets- Booklet of all the modern prophets and apostles (you'd have to add the 3 new apostles)

Living Prophets Teach Me to Choose the Right- Put the apostles and prophets in their chairs for General Conference (older version so you'll have to print out pictures of the 3 new apostles)

Prophets- Called of God for Us- Prophet Stick Figures

Blessings Come When We Follow the Prophet- Match the prophet with his teachings

Follow the Prophets' Examples- Match prophets' works with their pictures

God Tells His Prophets- Mobile

Listen to a Prophet's Voice- Slider boxes

The Prophet Speaks for Heavenly Father- Mobile

Heed the Prophets- Follow What They Say- Frame a picture of President Monson

Come, Listen to a Prophet's Voice- Mormonad

The Living Christ- Testimony of the Apostles

Thomas S. Monson- Short biography and picture of President Thomas S. Monson

Coloring Pages

God's Prophets and Apostles Speak to Us in General Conference

I Will Follow the Prophet

Prophets Speak for Heavenly Father

Prophets Teach Me How to Strengthen My Family

Obedience Brings Blessings