Lesson 38: I Can Be Pure and Righteous


The purpose of Primary 3 Lesson 38: I Can Be Pure and Righteous is encourage the desire to be pure and righteous. 

Teaching Thoughts

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

Teacher Study

"Clean Hands and a Pure Heart" by Elder David A. Bednar

"Making Righteous Choices at the Crossroads of Life" by Elder Robert D. Hales


"I'm Trying to Be like Jesus"- Children's Songbook pg. 78 or listen to the Mormon Tabernacle Choir

"Choose the Right Way"- Children's Songbook pg. 160

"Dare to Do Right"- Children's Songbook pg. 158

"I am Like a Star"- Children's Songbook pg. 163

"I'll Walk with You"- Children's Songbook pg. 140

"I Want to Live the Gospel"- Children's Songbook pg. 148

"Jesus Once Was a Little Child"- Children's Songbook pg. 55

"Jesus Wants Me for a Sunbeam"- Children's Songbook pg. 60

"Do As I'm Doing"- Children Songbook pg. 276

"Shine On"- Children's Songbook pg. 144

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

"I Have Two Ears"- Children's Songbook pg. 269

"Hum Your Favorite Hymn"- Children's Songbook pg. 152


Mormon and His Teachings (about 4 1/2 minutes)- Illustrated scripture story

Word of Wisdom (about 2 minutes)- A man shares his commitment to follow God's commandment

What Should I Do When I See Pornography? (about 5 1/2 minutes)


My Primary 3 Lesson 38 handout packet includes

  • Mormon coloring page- Need new ideas of how to use coloring pages? Try one of these 6 ways.
  • My Hero sheet to go with the Discussion

Activity Ideas

For more activities on Choosing the Right, see the Primary 3 Lesson 1 helps.

The Age of Accountability: Why Am I Baptized When I Am Eight Years Old- Includes mini coloring scene of Mormon and a girl reading the Book of Mormon

Mormon- Draw a line matching Mormon's age to what happened

Mormon- a Valiant Prophet- Put the story in the right order and color

Exercise Is Fun- Find the hidden objects

A Healthy Body- Discover what these pictures are

My Body Is a Temple of God- Maze

Clean Talk- Reminder to keep language clean

Coloring Pages

"And They Shall Run and Not be Weary, and Shall Walk and Not Faint"

Good Choice (color by number)

A Shield of Faith