Primary 6 Lesson 2: Jesus Christ Was Chosen to Be Our Savior


The purpose in teaching Primary 6 Lesson 2: Jesus Christ Was Chosen to Be Our Savior is to understand the importance of choosing and acting for ourselves.

Teaching Thoughts

The following links are to resources unless otherwise stated.

Teacher Study

"Agency: Essential to the Plan of Life" by Elder Robert D. Hales

"The Gift of Agency" by Elder Wolfgang H. Paul


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"The Dog Ate My Scriptures: Excuses, Agency, and Responsibility" by John Hilton III

"Why God Lets Us Choose: How Agency Explains the Way Life Works" by Stephen D. Nadauld


"Walk His Way"- A Song about choosing to follow Jesus

"We Can Choose Our Path"- A very short clip with Elder Richard G. Scott talking about how we can make choices but don't get to the choose the consequences.

"Wrong Roads"- Elder Jeffrey R. Holland shares an experience about choices and how sometimes we go the wrong way so we will know what the right way is.


"As a Child of God"

"Choose the Right"- Hymn #239

"Do What Is Right"-Hymn #237

"Teach Me to Walk in the Light"- Hymn #304 or Children's Songbook pg. 177

"Choose the Right Way"-Children's Songbook pg. 160

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

"I Will Follow God's Plan"- Children's Songbook pg. 164

"I'm Trying to Be like Jesus"- Children's Songbook pg. 78

"Listen, Listen"- Children's Songbook pg. 107, to be sung in a round.

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


2 Nephi 2:27- free to choose liberty or captivity

Article of Faith 2- punished for our own sins

Moses 4:3- Why Satan was cast down

D&C 101:78- Every man is accountable for his own sins

Moses 7:32- God gives man agency

Moses 6:33- Choose ye this day

Moses 3:17- Adam and Eve can choose


My Primary 6 Lesson 2 Handout Packet includes

  • Choice cards that you then state a consequence as mentioned in the Enrichment Activities
  • Situation cards to read and discuss or act out as mentioned in the Enrichment Activities
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Activity Ideas 

CTR Game- Make the cube then play the game siting which choice you would make.

"Agency and Choosing the Right"- Quotes from Elder Richard G. Scott (Quorum of the 12 Apostles)

Faith in God Challenge- Definition of agency and questions to use.

Coloring Page- Heavenly Father made the world a place where we can choose the right.

CTR Search- Word search

Article of Faith 2- Crossword

"I Will Always Choose the Right"- Ideas and Maze

"Decide Right Now"- Quotes from President Monson (Prophet and President), a fill in the blank poster, and a puzzle.

Choose the Right Way- A maze to do and discuss

"What Should I Wear"- Cut and paste activity on modesty and making choices.

Always Choose the Right- Hide the CTR rings in the pictures and discuss ways to choose the right.

"How Can I Make the Right Decisions When Bad Things Are All Around?"- Answers from Elder Richard G. Scott (of the 12).

"Do As I'm Doing"- Story of being able to choose and not forcing someone.

"Choosing the Right Through Study and Prayer"- Ideas and maze

"Appearances"- Story about the appearance of evil.

"Crossroads"- Quotes from President Thomas S. Monson