Lesson 12: Isaac and Rebekah


Primary 6 Lesson 12: Isaac and Rebekah- the purpose of this lesson is to emphasize temple marriage covenants and blessings.

Teaching Ideas

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

Teacher Study

"Be Not Moved" by Sister Elaine S. Dalton

"Keeping Covenants Protects Us, Prepares Us, and Empowers Us" by Sister Rosemary M. Wixom

"Strengthened in Charity" by Sister Elaine L. Jack

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"Rebekah: Women of Genesis" by Orson Scott Card 


Temples are a Beacon- President Thomas S. Monson (President and Prophet) shares a story of a family sacrifice to go to the temple.  About 3 minutes


"Families Can Be Together Forever"- Children's Songbook pg. 188 or Hymn #300

"I Love to See the Temple"- Children's Songbook pg. 95

"The Lord Gave Me a Temple"- Children's Songbook pg. 153

"Truth from Elijah"- Children's Songbook pg. 90

"High on a Mountain Top"- Hymn #5 

"Holy Temples on Mount Zion"- Hymn #289

"How Beautiful Thy Temples, Lord"- Hymn #288

"Rejoice, Ye Saints of Latter Days"- Hymn #290

"The Day Dawn is Breaking"- Hymn #52, especially v. 2


D&C 49:15- Marriage is ordained of God

1 Corinthians 11:11- Man not without the woman

Helaman 10:7- Seal on earth, sealed in heaven

D&C 131:1-4- To obtain the Celestial Kingdom, need temple marriage

D&C 88:119- Establish of house of prayer, fasting...

D&C 138:53-54- Our latter-day work includes building temples


My Primary 6 Lesson 12 handouts include

  • Rebekah at the Well- Add water jugs with service ideas as suggested in the Enrichment Activities.
  • Photos of four temples to go with the Enrichment Activities : Provo City Center, Salt Lake City, Indianapolis, and Nauvoo. Send one home with each student.

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Activity Ideas

Trust in the Lord- Rebekah at the Well dot-to-dot

Scripture Figure- This puppet might look like Rebekah

The Greatest Gift- Puzzle about the greatest gift which is possible because of the temple

Building a Temple- Make this model temple

Temple Hidden Picture- Find the hidden objects through the picture

Temples in All Times- Make this mobile of temples throughout history.

The Temple is a Happy Place- A mobile to color and make

Together Forever- Make this temple scene

Temples Bless Families- Another mobile but works best if you have family pictures although the kids could just draw them

The Temple- I'm Going There Someday- A board game to play

Hidden Picture- Scroll down past the story to find the hidden picture page

The Temple is a House of God- Scroll down to find the activity about things to do to be ready to go to the temple

Salt Lake Temple Dot-to-Dot- Super easy and probably too young for most kids using this manual.  There is also this Dot-to-Dot.

Journey to the Temple- A more difficult board game

Preparing for the Temple- Another hidden pictures scene

Temple ABCs- Fill in the blanks

Temple Facts Challenge- Multiple choice questions or use this one.  

Temple Words- Temple shaped and themed word search

Spot the Differences- A photograph spot the differences

You Are Never Lost When You Can See the Temple- Bright Idea Poster

40 Years in the Making- Mormonad.  See also Peace on Earth

Coloring Pages

Temple Blessings Unite Families

I Can Prepare to be Worthy to Go to the Temple

The Temple is a Blessing for Me and my Family

Rebekah at the Well- Make her arm move!

A Special Day