Parable of the Ten Virgins


The purpose of Primary 7 Lesson 25: Parable of the Ten Virgins is to become spiritually prepared for the Second Coming.

The following are resources unless otherwise stated.

Teacher Study

"Preparation for the Second Coming" by Elder Dallin H. Oaks

"Converted unto the Lord" by Elder David A. Bednar


The Ten Virgins (about 1 1/2 minutes)- Bible Video

The Second Coming Segment 1 (about 1 minute)- with Elder Boyd K. Packer. Also see Segment 2 (about 1 1/2 minutes) and Segment 3 (about 1 minute) with Elder Neal A. Maxwell

Prepare Today for the Second Coming (about 1 minute)- Elder Dallin H. Oaks

Those Tithed Not Burned at His Coming (about 1 minute)- President Gordon B. Hinckley

The Primary 7 Lesson 25 handout packet includes:

  • Prepare quote from Elder McConkie found in the lesson (2 sizes)
  • Worksheet to answers questions related to the parable (graphic from Melonheadz)
  • Suggested wordstrips for lesson

Click the image to print. 

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Lesson Ideas

Jesus Christ Will Come Again- Decode the message

Jesus Christ Will Come Again- Flannel board figures to color to tell about His Second Coming

Jesus Christ Will Come Again- Another message to decode (scroll down)

I Believe That Jesus Will Come Again- A Ten  Virgins parable activity to color- fill the lamp

What a Joyful Day!- Make this gliding tube to remember things to do now to be ready

When He Comes Again- Assemble this 3-sided picture box

Savior's Birth and Second Coming- Make this booklet

When Jesus Christ Comes Again- Salt Lake Temple dot to dot

Our Savior, Jesus Christ- Poster

The Story of the Wise Man and the Foolish Man- Determine if these actions lead you to a rock or sand foundation

I WIll Make and Keep My Baptismal Covenant- Scripture maze

There Is No Need to Sail Uncharted Seas...- Bright Idea poster about obedience

Got Oil?- Mormonad

Scripture Figure- Use this woman to represent the 10 virgins- make into a stick or paper bag puppet

How to Be Wise- 5 things to remember from Elder Neil L. Andersen

My Gospel Standards Bookmarks- By following the gospel standards, we fill our lamps

My Gospel Standards Matching Game- Match the phrases together

I Will Remember Jesus Christ- Booklet activity to do during the sacrament that can be applied to the Second Coming (see #4 for a great playdough activity idea)

Coloring Pages

The Scriptures Teach Me about Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ and How to Return to Them

To Prepare for the Second Coming, I Will Follow Jesus Christ

Obedience Brings Blessings (things to do to prepare)

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