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Come follow me- for 2023, Free LDS primary lesson helps. Feb. 27-March 5. Jesus healing.

Updated: Mar 17, 2023


Come follow me 2023, Free LDS primary lesson helps, Feb 27-March 5, I can show love for others as Jesus Did, Jesus has the power to perform miracles, Object lesson on forgiveness of sin

Teach the Doctrine: Younger Children

Jesus has power to perform miracles.

As you read about the Savior’s miracles of healing, ponder which miracles to share. How can you help the children you teach understand the role of faith in the miracles Jesus performed?

Possible Activities

  • Share the account of the man with palsy from Mark 2:1–12. For help, see “Chapter 23: The Man Who Could Not Walk” (in New Testament Stories, 57–58, or the corresponding video on ChurchofJesusChrist.org). Explain that the man with palsy could not walk. Help them recognize that this man was healed by the Savior.

Click on the image to be taken to the churches website to watch the movie.

Here is a coloring book that talks about the healing and miracles of Jesus. It has a coloring page from the Friend magazine.





Invite the children to talk about a time when they were sick. Tell one of the accounts of Jesus healing the sick, such as Matthew 8:1–4, 5–13, 14–15; Mark 3:1–5; Luke 7:11–16. Invite the children to retell the story in their own words. Testify that Jesus’s power can heal, bless, and comfort us.



I can show love for others as Jesus did.

Jesus showed great love by healing the sick and afflicted. Ponder how you can teach the children to show kindness to people in need.

Possible Activities

  • Choose one or more accounts of Jesus showing love to someone in need, such as those in Matthew 8:1–4, 5–13, 14–15; Mark 2:1–12; 3:1–5; Luke 7:11–16. (See also the video “Widow of Nain” on ChurchofJesusChrist.org.) Share a time when someone showed love for you in a time of need and how you felt. Invite the children to share their experiences.

Click on image to go to the churches website to watch the video.



I love this song, and teaching them what it means to walk in Jesus's footsteps. You can lay them out and sing the song as each child get a turn to take the steps.







  • Show the video “Gordon Hinckley: Lessons I Learned as a Boy” or “The Coat” (ChurchofJesusChrist.org). How did the children in these videos follow Jesus’s example? Invite the children to share other situations when someone might be in need. What can we do to help them?

Click on image to go to the churches website to watch the video.

Click on image to go to the churches website to watch the video.


  • Sing a song about showing love and kindness to others, such as “Kindness Begins with Me” (Children’s Songbook, 145).

Print song top Here

Print song attachments Here

When I am afraid or in danger, Jesus can help me feel peace.

The account of Jesus calming a storm can help children know that He can give them peace when they feel afraid.

Possible Activities

  • Help the children imagine that they are on the ship as you read Mark 4:35–41. (See also “Chapter 21: Jesus Commands the Winds and the Waves,” in New Testament Stories, 53, or the corresponding video on ChurchofJesusChrist.org.) Ask the children to describe how they might have felt if they had been there. When have the children been scared? How did they find comfort?

Click on image to go to the churches website to watch the video.


  • Invite the children to make the sounds of a storm and stop when someone says “Peace, be still.” Testify that just as Jesus can bring us peace when there is a storm outside, He can bring us peace in our hearts when we feel bad on the inside.

The children can shake the water bottles while they make noise, and then hold them still and be quiet when someone says "Peace Be Still!"

Peace be still, Come follow me- For Primary, Jesus calming the storm activities for LDS children

  • Teach the children actions to accompany the third verse of “Tell Me the Stories of Jesus” (Children’s Songbook, 57), and sing the verse together while doing the actions.



Easter is coming!

Teach the Doctrine: Older Children

Jesus can perform miracles in my life as I have faith in Him.

Jesus performed many miracles during His mortal ministry. How can you help the children be aware that miracles happen today?

Possible Activities

  • Ask the children to act out how they feel when they are sick, sad, afraid, or worried. How can Jesus help us when we have these feelings? Testify that Jesus can help the children in all of these situations.

  • Invite the children to share experiences when they or someone they know received a priesthood blessing. How was that person healed or blessed?



Jesus loves us even when we sin and wants to help us repent.

The accounts in Mark 2:15–17 and Luke 7:36–50 can help the children understand that Jesus Christ loves us even when we sin. He wants to help us repent and draw close to Him.

Possible Activities

  • Write How does Jesus feel about sin? and How does Jesus feel about us when we sin? on the board. Ask the children to think about these questions as they read together Mark 2:15–17 and then share their answers. (You may want to read together “Publican” in Guide to the Scriptures [scriptures.ChurchofJesusChrist.org].) Why is it important to know that Jesus loves us, even though we aren’t perfect? How can knowing this help us when we need to repent?

OBJECT LESSON


  • A few days before class, invite one of the children and a family member to come to class prepared to share the account in Luke 7:36–50. They could draw pictures depicting parts of the story to show the class. Discuss with the children what the Lord might want us to learn from this story.

When I am afraid or in danger, Jesus can help me feel peace.

Children need to know that the Savior can give them peace when they face the storms of life—now and in the future.

Possible Activities




  • Ask one of the children to use Mark 4:35–41 and the picture Jesus Calms the Storm (Gospel Art Book, no. 40) to tell the story of Jesus calming the storm. Ask the children to describe how they might have felt if they had been there.

  • Invite the children to share experiences when they felt peace after praying for help. Remind them that this peace comes from the Savior.

  • Give each child a paper rain cloud, and ask them to write on it a trial that someone might have. Put all of the clouds on the board, covering a picture of the Savior. Invite a child to remove one of the clouds and suggest ways we could help someone with that trial to find peace. When all the clouds are removed, testify of the Savior’s power to calm the storms in our lives.

Click on this picture to take you to the churches website to download this, I don't recommend printing, that's too much ink, but they could put the clouds on an ipad. Or you can get a picture from the Library.




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Kathia DeWitt
Kathia DeWitt
Mar 05, 2023

I wanted to thank you for all the time you put into preparing this lessons! Thank you for sharing such a great ideas!

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Sarah Ward
Sarah Ward
Mar 05, 2023

Thank you so much! Your lessons are SO helpful! So appreciate you taking the time to make these & help so many of us!!

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Nate Voorhies
Nate Voorhies
Mar 05, 2023

I use your lessons many weeks and I want to make sure you realize the impact you have on me and mine. I have 5 kids the youngest 1 and most days it is a struggle to just get to church on time. On weeks where I havent been able to prepare to the extent I know my 8 year olds deserve I am so grateful I can get on your site and read through and provide a thought provoking lesson that the spirit can then help me teach. Thank you.

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redwallace
redwallace
Mar 05, 2023
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Oh honey I have been there! ❤️ 6 Kids of my own and 20 years in primary. Now I’m in YW and long for the “primary days”. So glad I can be of any help. Your comment made me so happy, because I want to help everyone, even those who aren’t able to print. Thank you for reaching out, and God bless you for your service. ❤️

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rayeelliott86
Mar 05, 2023

Thank you!!!

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Estefanie Moura Correia Torres
Estefanie Moura Correia Torres
Mar 03, 2023

Thank you so much for sharing your work with us!

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