Lesson 33: Elijah Uses the Priesthood


The purpose of teaching LDS Primary 6 Lesson 33: Elijah Uses the Priesthood is to understand the blessings of the Priesthood

Teaching Thoughts

These are a few bonus ideas- keep scrolling for more!

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

Teacher Study

"The Powers of the Priesthood" by President Dallin H. Oaks

"Ministering with the Power and Authority of God" by President Russell M. Nelson

"Behold! A Royal Army" by Elder Ronald A. Rasband 


Sanctify Yourselves- Great video about always being worthy to hold the priesthood and offer blessings

Priesthood Power- 1 minute clip from President Monson's General Conference talk

Let Every Man Learn His Duty- Young men share their feelings about being priesthood holders. About 3 1/2 minutes

The Magnificent Priesthood- a 3 minute video clip from Elder David L. Beck's General Conference talk on the priesthood. 

Restoration of the Priesthood- Members talk about how they have been blessed because of the Priesthood, about 2 minutes


"The Priesthood is Restored"- Children's Songbook pg. 89

"A Young Man Prepared"- Children's Songbook pg. 166

"The Fifth Article of Faith"- Children's Songbook pg. 125

"Love is Spoken Here"- Children's Songbook pg. 190 


D&C 107:13- Why its called the Aaronic Priesthood

D&C 107:6- Two priesthoods

JS-H 1:72- Restoration of the Melchizedek Priesthood

D&C 107:4- Why its called the Melchizedek Priesthood


My LDS Primary 6 Lesson 33 handouts include

  • Sea creatures to go with the Enrichment Activity. Add paperclips and use a magnetic fishing pole to catch them!

Activity Ideas

The Blessings of the Priesthood are Available to All- Draw yourself in these scenes

I Believe that the Priesthood Blesses My Life- Color and cut out the pictures to tell the story that goes along with this activity and talk about priesthood blessings

Ready for Blessings- Circle the pictures that show the children who are ready to hear the priesthood blessing. Goes with Time for a Blessing.

Article of Faith 5- Sequence the cards

Priesthood Hidden Scripture- Color the letters to discover the scripture

Priesthood Word Square- Word search (scroll down)

Remember- Matching game

The Priesthood- Crossword puzzle (scroll down)

The Miraculous Story of Elijah- Sequence the pictures as well as a cut and paste. 

Elijah and the Widow- Use these figures to tell the story

Coloring Pages

My Faith in Jesus Christ Grows..

The Power to Baptize and Confirm

We Receive Ordinance of Salvation Through the Priesthood