Lesson 39: Stephen, the Martyr

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The purpose of Primary 7 Lesson 39: Stephen, the Martyr is gain a greater understanding of the Godhead.

This Godhead Gospel Study Pockets from The Redheaded Hostess is a great way to explain about the specific and complementary roles of the Godhead.

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

Handouts coming...


Godhead- He Knows Me (about 3 minutes)- Actions you can take to become closer to Heavenly Father

God and Angels (about 2 minutes)- Illustrated scripture story of Joseph Smith's vision 

The Restoration (about 19 minutes)- Joseph Smith's story

The Martyrdom of Stephen (about 5 minutes)- Bible Video


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

"Joseph Smith's First Prayer"- Hymn #26

"When Jesus Christ Was Baptized"- Children's Songbook pg. 102

"He Sent His Son"- Children's Songbook pg. 34

"I Know My Father Lives"- Children's Songbook pg. 5 or listen to this Children's Choir

"I am a Child of God"- Children's Songbook pg. 2 or listen to this Children's Choir

"I Lived in Heaven"- Children's Songbook pg. 4

"Can a Little Child Like Me:"- Children's Songbook pg. 9

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

"Choose the Right Way"- Children's Songbook pg. 160

"I Will Follow God's Plan"- Children's Songbook pg. 164 or listen to the Mormon Tabernacle Choir

"I'm Trying to Be Like Jesus"- Children's Songbook pg. 78 or listen to the Mormon Tabernacle Choir

"Nephi's Courage"- Children's Songbook pg. 120


John 4:24- Worship in spirit and truth (also see v. 23)

D&C 93:19- Tell so you know how to worship

Article of Faith 1:11- Privilege of worshipping

Article of Faith 1:1- The Godhead

Daniel 3:18- Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego refuse to worship the golden image

Revelation 14:7- Worship Him who made heaven and earth

2 Nephi 25:26- The right way is to believe in Christ

Alma 34:38- Worship God in whatever place you are in

D&C 20:29- Must worship God

Joshua 1:9- Be strong and of good courage

Lesson Ideas

I am having so many problems with the search bar on LDS.org this week! As far as I could figure out the only Stephen specific extras were simply story summaries. If you find something that is LDS approved, please add the link in the comments below.

Article of Faith 1- Activity worksheet to go with Article of Faith 1

The Godhead- Coloring activity with scriptures

I Have a Father in Heaven, Who Loves Me- Make this bookmark and encourage your class to use it to mark their ponderize scripture for the week or homework assignment

I Am a Child of God- Make this cube with scripture slider

The Holy Ghost- Crossword

Names of the Holy Ghost- Word search

For more activities on the Holy Ghost, see lesson helps for Primary 3 Lesson 26

For more activities specifically on Jesus Christ, see Primary 7 Lesson 4

Coloring Pages

Heavenly Father Loves You- This is a 2 page coloring poster

I Am My Heavenly Father's Child- 4 squares to color

The Holy Ghost Testifies to Me

I Choose to Fill My Life with Things that Invite the Spirit

My Faith in Jesus Christ grows when I Listen to the Holy Ghost

Be sure to also check out Rachael's Booknook handouts too!