Lesson 21: We Receive Great Blessings as Members of Jesus Christ's Church


The purpose of Primary 3 Lesson 21: We Receive Great Blessings as Members of Jesus Christ's Church is to understand that great blessings come from being members of the Lord's Church.

Teaching Thoughts

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Teacher Study

"Blessing Our Families through Our Covenants" by Sister Kathleen H. Hughes

"An Outpouring of Blessings" by Sister Julie B. Beck


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

"Help Me, Dear Father"- Children's Songbook pg. 99

"Count Your Blessings"- Hymn #241


Create (about 2 minutes)- President Uchtdorf invites us to rely on the Spirit to create things of  beauty

Comfort in Trials (about 4 minutes)- The Holy Spirit can provide comfort



My Primary 3 Lesson 21 Handout Packet includes

  • 3 Nephi 11:33 poster coloring page
  • Puzzle pieces for Enrichment Activity 1- cover the 3 Nephi 11:33 poster with the puzzle pieces or print it on the back and cut up, hiding the pieces around the room.
  • Blessings of Membership coloring page for Enrichment Activity 3
  • Wordstrips as stated in Prepartion 4
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Activity Ideas

Jesus Christ Restored His Church in the Latter Days- Treasure chest with coins of the blessings we received

I Belong to the Church of Jesus Christ- Booklet of the song

Gifts of the Spirit Treasure Chest- Make a paper treasure chest- use some little objects instead of the gems that represent the gifts

The Kingdom Up on High- You could make this picture into a necklace and hand them out to the kids.

The Gifts and Fruits of the Spirit- Word Search

The Holy Ghost Testifies of the Truth of All Things- Liahona and journaling activities

I Will Make and Keep My Baptismal Covenant-A maze with scripture references to read plus other ideas below the maze.

Baptism, My First Covenant- Poster with a spot for your picture and the promises that you are making.  

Questions and Answers about Baptism-Good to read over before someone is baptized.

Learning about Baptism- How many other things in the picture begin with B

Baptism Tic-Tac-Toe- Find the things in common to get 3 in a row

I Can Keep My Covenant- Color the pictures and make the slide show

The Kingdom Up on High- Glue the pieces together and make it into a necklace

My Baptism Book- Easy book to assemble

I Can Keep My Baptismal Covenant- Picture slider with baptism promises

Baptism is the Starting Point- Bright Idea poster

They that Gladly Received His Word Were Baptized- Bright Idea poster

Wondering what to do with these Bright Idea posters? Try one of these 11 ideas to capture your class's attention.

Coloring Pages

The Holy Ghost Testifies to Me

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

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

A Happy People (scroll down)

Faith, Prayer, Repentance, and Forgiveness Strengthens Me and My Family- A family praying