Lesson 15: The Prophet Receives Revelation for the Church


The purpose in teaching Primary 5 Lesson 15: The Prophet Receives Revelation for the Church is to understand that only the prophet receives revelation for the whole Church and we should follow him.

Teaching Thoughts

  • Play Picture Fill in the Blank to guess one of the latest teachings of the prophet!
  • Print out The Red Headed Hostess packet for more activities for this lesson.
  • Challenge your class to make a Mormonad out of the prophet's recent wards. Hang them all on the board or have each person present it.

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

Teacher Study

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

"God is at the Helm" by Elder M. Russell Ballard


When I Hear the Prophet's Voice (about one minute)- A music video about President Monson

We Need Living Prophets (about 2 1/2 minutes)- People testify of the prophet and why we need a prophet.

Why Do We Have Prophets? (about 1 1/2 minutes)- An illustrated description of why we have prophets and what they teach us.


My Primary 5 Lesson 15 handouts include

  • I Will Follow the Prophet Booklet- 6 mini pages to go along with Enrichment Activity 1 and other activities.
  • As soon as General Conference is over, I'll be busy making the next General Conference Discussions but they are available to subscribers only so be sure to join! 

Activity Ideas

Conference Messages- A word puzzle following a path of letters to spell out a message from General Conference

Follow the Prophet- A search and find activity looking for hidden objects in a picture of President Monson at General Conference.

Follow the Prophet- Make your way through a maze following the directions of prophets from scripture and modern day.

Guess Who- Match pictures of the Apostles and First Presidency with pictures of them as children.

Prophets- Called of God for Us- A Guess Who Activity guessing clues for the prophets Adam, Lehi and Joseph Smith.

The Prophets' Examples- A matching game matching stories of modern prophets with their pictures.  This does not include President Monson.

God Speaks Through Prophets- Illustrated pictures of several prophets and a list of scriptures to look up and match to the prophets.

God Tells His Prophets- Make a mobile to remind us of what the prophets have taught.

Listen to a Prophet's Voice- Children can make a craft to remind them to follow the prophet.

Obedience Brings Blessings- Pictures of ways to follow the prophet children can color and display to remind them.

The Prophet Speaks for Heavenly Father- Make a mobile with pictures of prophets and what they taught.

Truth Revealed- A word puzzle to find a hidden message

Words of the Prophets- Decode a message from President Monson

Coloring Pages

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

Prophets Speak for Heavenly Father

I Will Follow the Prophet

Prophets Teach Me How to Strengthen My Family

We Listen to Our Prophet Today