The purpose of Primary 5 Lesson 32: Joseph Smith Is Jailed Unjustly is to understand that when we have faith in the Lord, He will help us meet whatever adversity we face.
- For further understanding of this revelation, read Within the Walls of Liberty Jail. There are also episodes about Liberty Jail at Mormon Channel.
- Use the photos from the Liberty Jail Historic Site for further reference in your lesson.
- Try this object lesson idea from Maria Eckersley.
- Be sure to also check out the learning and application activities in The Red Headed Hostess class packet.
The following links are to LDS.org resources unless otherwise stated.
Joseph Smith in Liberty Jail (about 2 minutes)- An illustrated Doctrine and Covenants video about Joseph Smith's experience in Liberty Jail..
Mountains to Climb (about 5 minutes)- President Eyring's message about overcoming trials through faith in Jesus Christ.
God Will Lift Us Up (about 5 minutes)- A young woman looks for the good despite her painful physical trials.
My Primary 5 Lesson 32 Handout Packet includes
- Coloring chart to go with Enrichment Activity 2- Have your class draw a picture of how each word makes them feel in the boxes.
- Worksheet for Enrichment Activity 6
Joseph Smith in Liberty Jail- Cut out and color pictures to tell the story of Joseph Smith in the Liberty Jail.
Tender Mercies- An activity to remember blessings and what to do when things get tough.
Liberty Jail- A digital picture of the Liberty Jail to use in teaching about Joseph Smith's experience there.
The Life of Joseph Smith- An activity to remember the important events in Joseph Smith's life, including Liberty Jail.
Joseph's Experiences in Jail- Comic book-style pictures telling the story of Joseph Smith in jail.
Challenges in Missouri- Illustrated pictures of scenes in church history including the Liberty Jail.
Joseph Smith- A puzzle of Joseph Smith to color, includes important dates in his life.