Lesson 20: The Holy Ghost Helps Us Know the Truth


The purpose of Primary 3 Lesson 20: The Holy Ghost Helps Us Know the Truth is to realize that the Holy Ghost can help us know that the teachings of Jesus Christ are true.

Teaching Thoughts

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

Teacher Study

"Filling Our Homes with Light and Truth" by Sister Cheryl A. Esplin

"Receive the Holy Ghost" by Elder David A. Bednar


"The Holy Ghost"- Children's Songbook pg. 105

"The Still Small Voice"- Children's Songbook pg. 106

"Seek the Lord Early"- Children's Songbook pg. 108 or listen to the Music Video

"Listen, Listen"- Children's Songbook pg. 107

"I Know My Father Lives"- Children's Songbook pg. 5 or listen to this Children's Choir

"Search, Ponder, and Pray"- Children's Songbook pg. 109


If I Listen with My Heart (about 2 1/2 minutes) - Music video

Create (about 2 minutes)- President Uchtdorf invites you to rely on the Spirit and create beauty

Harold B. Lee (about 1 1/2 minutes)- Tells a story of being protected because he listened to the Spirit

One in a Million: Joey (about 2 minutes)- Saves his family from danger by listening to the promptings of the Spirit


The Primary 3 Lesson 20 Handout packet includes

  • Moroni 10:5 poster
  • Cards for the attention activity. Instead of numbers and letters, I used photos and numbers. Take the first letter of each word to discover the hidden word. There are two sets of cards- one with numbers and one without so you can choose the level of difficulty. 

Activity Ideas

I Will Follow Heavenly Father's Plan by Being Baptized and Confirmed- Matching game

Listen to the Still, Small Voice- Paper Quilt and scriptures to look up

Names of the Holy Ghost- (older classes) Word Search

The Holy Ghost- (older classes) Crossword Puzzle

The Holy Ghost Testifies of the Truth of All Things- Make a liahona

Understanding the Holy Ghost- (older classes) Fill in the missing letters

The Gift of the Holy Ghost (older classes) Fill in the blanks in these scripture cards

One of God's Greatest Gifts- Treasure chest to fill with gems and scriptures

Who is the Holy Ghost- Fill in the blanks to describe the Holy Ghost

The Holy Ghost Can Help Me- Make this booklet as a reminder of ways to invite the Holy Ghost

Coloring Pages

Need a new way to use coloring pages? Try these 10 ways.

My Faith in Jesus Christ Grows When I Listen to the Holy Ghost

The Holy Ghost Testifies to Me

I Choose to Fill My LIfe with Things that Invite the Spirit

Inviting the Spirit (comes with a challenge too)

Abinadi and King Noah