Lesson 46: Strengthening Our Testimonies of the Restored Gospel


Remember as you teach Primary 5 Lesson 46: Strengthening Our Testimonies of the Restored Gospel, the overall purpose is to strengthen testimonies that Jesus Christ restored his true church through the Prophet Joseph Smith and that Jesus Christ directs the Church today.

Teaching Thoughts

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

Teacher Study

"A Living Testimony" by President Henry B. Eyring

"Testimony" by Elder Dallin H. Oaks


Book of Mormon Testimonies (about 4 minutes)- General Authorities share why it is so important to gain a testimony of the Book of Mormon.

He Lives: Testimonies of Jesus Christ (about 2 minutes)- Apostles bear their testimony of the living Christ.

Preparation of Joseph F. Smith: True Blue, Through and Through (about 1 1/2 minutes)- The story of Joseph F. Smith never denying his testimony.

We Believe in Christ: Personal Testimony (about 3 minutes)- Youth share their testimonies of the Savior.


"The Church of Jesus Christ"- Children's Songbook pg. 77

"I Know That My Redeemer Lives"- Hymns No. 136

"I Am A Child of God"- Children's Songbook pg. 2

"I Know My Father Lives"- Children's Songbook pg. 5

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

"Stand for the Right"- Children's Songbook pg. 159


My Primary 5 Lesson 46 handout packet includes

  • Word strips to go with the Scriptural Account
  • Balloon posters to go with Enrichment Activity 5

Activity Ideas

Family Testimony Meeting- A puzzle of Jesus Christ your class could put together.

Gain a Testimony- Solve clues to find out how you can build your testimony.

A Growing Testimony- Color flowers and discover ways to build your testimony.

How Can I Gain a Testimony?- Color pictures of activities that will build testimony.

Sharing Time: I Have a Testimony of Jesus Christ- Cut out stones of a testimony to build a fortress. 

Testimony Glove- Make a glove to show your class the elements of a testimony.

Testimony Toolbox- Cut out the "tools of testimony" to place in the toolbox.

The Story of the Wise Man and the Foolish Man- Cut out strips of paper listing activities that can build testimony or build on sand. Hide them for your class to find, or have them draw them out of a bag or box to read.

How Can I Get a Testimony?- Illustrated pictures of things we can do to build testimony.

Coloring Pages

What is a Testimony?

I Have a Testimony of Jesus Christ

Why Do I Need a Testimony?