Lesson 41: The Jaredites Reject the Prophets

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The purpose of teaching Primary 4 Lesson 41: The Jaredites Reject the Prophets is to help everyone want to overcome evil in their personal lives by choosing to listen to and obey the prophets.

Draw story maps in this lesson packet covering Ether 7-12 from The Red Headed Hostess. 

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Teacher Study

"Standing with the Leaders of the Church" by Elder Ronald A. Rasband

"Live according to the Words of the Prophets" by Sister Carol F. McConkie

"Sustaining the Prophets" by Elder Russell M. Nelson


The Destruction of the Jaredites (about 2 1/2 minutes)- Illustrated scriptures story

Follow the Prophet (about 4 minutes)-  A group discovers the importance of listening to the right voices (with words from Sister Carol F. McConkie)

Blessed and Happy Are Those Who Keep the Commandments of God (about 5 1/2 minutes)- Story from Elder Keetch's General Conference talk with the barrier from the sharks.


My Primary 4 Lesson 41 handout packet includes:

  • Journal page with the Cycle of History from Enrichment Activity 3- Fill in the cycle with the words from the strips or have your class come up with a more specific example.
  • Challenge coloring sheet to follow the prophet- I know plenty of older boys and girls who love coloring these types of pages. There is a full sheet and 4x6ish card.
  • Use the General Conference Dinner Discussion questions in your class as you review what the prophets have said.

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Activity Ideas

See last week's lesson helps for Jaredite specific helps such as the timeline. There were no specific activity pages that focused on their destruction.

Conference Messages-  Untangle the letters to discover the answers

Follow the Prophet- Find the hidden objects

Follow the Prophet- Maze

Prophets- Called of God for Us- Guess who it is by the clues (includes Lehi)

God Tells His Prophets- Mobile of some prophets in all the books of scriptures

Listen to a Prophet's  Voice- Make a window slider of things you can do to listen to the prophet

The Prophet Speaks for Heavenly Father- Mobile about being willing to follow the prophet

Truth Revealed- Unscramble the message

Words of the Prophet- Decode a message from President Thomas S. Monson

Heed the Prophets- Follow What They Say- Follow What They Say- Framed image of President Monson with spot to say how you'll follow him.

Come, Listen to a Prophet's Voice- Mormonad

President Thomas S. Monson- Brief sketch of his life

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