Lesson 40: I Can Forgive Others


Primary 2 Lesson 40: I Can Forgive Others- The purpose of this lesson is to understand that happiness comes from forgiving others.

Teaching Thoughts

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Teacher Study

"The Healing Ointment of Forgiveness" by Elder Kevin R. Duncan

"Forgiveness" by President Gordon B. Hinckley


"Help Me, Dear Father"- Children's Songbook pg. 99

"Do As I'm Doing"- Children's Songbook pg. 276

"Jesus Said Love Everyone"- Children's Songbook pg. 61



Jesus is Crucified- Illustrated scripture story about 2 minutes

Forgiveness: My Burden Was Made Light- How a man forgives after he lost his wife and kids

The Shiny Bicycle- Heavenly Father and Jesus make it possible for us to receive forgiveness about 3 minutes

Forgive 70 Times 7- Bible video about 3 1/2 minutes long

The Prodigal Son- Bible video about 5 1/2 minutes long

Jesus Declares the Parable of the Lost Sheep- Bible video about 2 minutes

Jesus Forgives a Woman- Illustrated scripture story about 1 minute


My Primary 2 Lesson 40 handout packet includes

  • I Can/Will Forgive handout- Color then add the movable arrow with a brad.

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Activity Ideas

Cease from Anger- Talk this quiz to see how patient you are

I Forgive You- Several different examples of problems- write why you will forgive him

Be Ye Kind- Bright Idea Poster

Build Upon My Rock- Door hanger 

I Forgive You- Walk in the other's shoes activity

Coloring Pages

Joseph Forgives His Brothers

Nephi Forgives- Scripture story figures

..Strengthen Me and My Family

Jesus Teaches the Parable of the Lost Sheep