Jesus Christ Was Tempted by Satan


The purpose of Primary 7 Lesson 7: Jesus Christ Was Tempted by Satan is to help learn how to resist Satan's temptations.

Teacher Study

"The Temptation of Christ" by President Howard W. Hunter

"The Forces That Will Save Us" by President James E. Faust

"Never Give Up" by Elder Joseph B. Wirthlin


"Hum Your Favorite Hymn"- Children's Songbook pg. 152

"The Still Small Voice"- Children's Songbook pg. 106

"Listen, Listen"- Children's Songbook pg. 107

"Keep the Commandments"- Children's Songbook pg. 146

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

"Dare to Do Right"- Children's Songbook pg. 158

"I Will Follow God's Plan"- Children's Songbook pg. 164 or listen to the Mormon Tabernacle Choir

"I'm Trying to Be like Jesus"- Children's Songbook pg. 78 or listen to the Mormon Tabernacle Choir

"Teach Me to Walk in the Light"- Children's Songbook pg. 177

"Nephi's Courage"- Children's Songbook pg. 120 


A Secure Anchor (about 3 1/2 minutes)- rock climbing alone can be disastrous

Jesus is Tempted (about 1 1/2 minutes)- Illustrated Scripture Story

Joseph in Egypt (about 3 1/2 minutes)- Illustrated Scripture Story

The Sting of the Scorpion (about 3 minutes)- Story of a scorpion and how to overcome sin

Lesson Ideas

David and Goliath- Defeat temptation like David did Goliath- movable scene 

The Scriptures are the Word of God- Lehi's dream scene

Temptation and Sin- 11 Mormonads about temptation

Questions and Answers: Resisting Temptation- From the New Era so more for the older classes. Try asking the same question and have everyone write an answer. Then share some of theses and their answers

A Puzzlement: Traveling Through Temptation- A test yourself game where you answer the questions to get through town although you could do it as a class too

Jesus is Tempted- Illustrated Scripture story- you could turn it into a booklet or cut the parts up and put it in the right order.

While there are ton of talks and several posters about this topic, there isn't much in the way of activities. Share you ideas for class below in the comments so we can all have more help. Thanks! 

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