Lesson 35: Jesus Christ Heals the Sick and Blesses the Children

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The purpose of Primary 4 Lesson 35: Jesus Christ Heals the Sick and Blesses the Children is to remember Christ's love for each of us and to encourage your class the joy that comes from having faith in him.

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Teacher Study

"He Heals the Heavy Laden" by Elder Dallin H. Oaks

"Jesus Christ- the Master Healer" by President Russell M. Nelson


Jesus Christ Blesses the Children (about 1 minutes)- Illustrated scripture story

Jesus Heals a Man Born Blind (about 8 minutes)- Bible video (In 3 Nephi 17:8 it says Christ knew they wanted to see what he had done in Jerusalem so you can show this video as an intro to that)


"Had I Been a Child"- Children's Songbook pg. 80

"When He Comes Again"- Children's Songbook pg. 82

"This Is My Beloved Son"- Children's Songbook pg. 76

"I Think When I Read That Sweet Story"- Children's Songbook pg. 56

"Book of Mormon Stories"- Children's Songbook pg. 118 (verse 8)

"The Seventh Article of Faith"- Children's Songbook pg. 126


My Primary 4 Lesson 35 handout packet includes:

  • Poster quote to go with Enrichment Activity #1. I also recommend using this scripture poster as they go together well.
  • 3 Nephi 17:20-21 journaling sheet- mark up these 2 verses together as suggested in Enrichment Activity #2
  • Use the Happiness Worksheet included in this Favorite Scripture post to help you do Enrichment Activity #3 
  • Fill in the blank scriptures to help you with Enrichment Activity #4

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Activity Ideas

There isn't a whole lot on this specific topic but here are a few things I found:

Jesus Heals the Sick- These are New Testament scripture figures but you could use Jesus and the crowd with this lesson.

Coloring Pages

Jesus Appears to the Nephites

Jesus Christ Blesses the Little Children