Lesson 28: Nephi and Lehi in Prison

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As you teach Primary 4 Lesson 28: Nephi and Lehi in Prison, remember the overall purpose is to encourage your class to make the Savior the foundation of their lives by choosing to live His teachings.

Need a great print of Helaman 5:12

Use the printable timeline and memorization prints in this teaching packet to help your class. 

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

Teacher Study

"Jesus Christ: Our Firm Foundation" by Elder Donald L. Hallstrom

"'Upon This Rock'" by Elder Bruce R. McConkie


Book of Mormon Testimonies (about 4 minutes)- Prophets talk about the importance of gaining a testimony of the Book of Mormon

We Believe in Christ: Personal Testimony (about 3 minutes)- Youth share their testimonies of the Savior

Nephi and Lehi in Prison (about 3 minutes)- Illustrated scriptures story

Build on the Rock of Our Redeemer (about 2 minutes)- Clip from President Henry B. Eyring


"The Wise Man and the Foolish Man"- Children's Songbook pg. 281

"Follow the Prophet"- Children's Songbook pg. 100

"Keep the Commandments"- Children's Songbook pg. 146

"Seek the Lord Early"- Children's Songbook pg. 108

"I Am a Child of God"- Children's Songbook pg. 2

"I Know My Father Lives"- Children's songbook pg. 5

"Search, Ponder, and Pray"- Children's Songbook pg. 109

"Stand for the Right"- Children's Songbook pg. 159

"The Church of Jesus Christ"- Children's Songbook pg. 77

"How Firm a Foundation"- Hymn #85


My Primary 4 Lesson 28 handout packet includes:

  • Helaman 5:12 poster to go with Enrichment Activity 1
  • Build Your House on a Rock worksheet- draw a pile of rocks with the ways to build a foundation on Christ
  • Coloring page

If you need Article of Faith posters, grab the whole set for free.

Click the image above to print

Activity Ideas

Build upon My Rock- Slider story

The Story of the Wise Man and the Foolish Man- Talk about how each activity helps you build your house on rock or sand

Build upon My Rock- Door hanger

The Wise Man and the Foolish Man- Scripture Figures

Gaining a Testimony- Decode the message

A Growing Testimony- Color a leaf each time you do something to grow your testimony

I Have a Testimony of Jesus Christ- Build a wall of testimony

Testimony Building Blocks- Use this building activity combined with the attention activity with the lesson

Testimony Glove- 5 things to include in every testimony

Testimony Toolbox- Go over these then use the tools to build with in your lesson

Our Testimony is like a Snowball- Bright Idea poster

Rock Solid- Mormonad (turn it into a puzzle)

For Choose the Right activities, see lesson helps for Primary 2 Lesson 14: Dare to Choose the Right

Coloring Pages

I Have a Testimony of Jesus Christ

What Is a Testimony?

Why Do I Need a Testimony? (Wise and Foolish Man)

Testimony of Truth

How Can I Gain a Testimony