FHE Lesson: “Did Jesus Really Live Again?” Principle: Resurrection
“[Jesus] body was tenderly laid in the tomb of Joseph of Arimathaea. But three days later, on that first Easter morning, the tomb was emptied. Mary of Magdala spoke to Him, and He spoke to her. …The sorrow of death is softened with the promise of the Resurrection.” Gordon B. Hinckley, April 2007 General Conference © Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved.
Video Clip: He is Risen chapter 10
Do your children understand the promise of the resurrection?
In the clip from HE IS RISEN, the beautiful depiction of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ will help your children understand that the sorrow of death is softened with the promise of the resurrection–Jesus Christ lives and each of us will live again after we die, too! “For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ all shall be made alive” (1 Corinthians 15:22).
Story: Becky’s Gloves
by Margie Nauta Lee © Living Scriptures, Inc.
Five-year-old Becky rummaged through her closet and her drawers for her winter mittens, but couldn’t find them. She then searched under the bed and even her toy chest, but they were nowhere to be found.
Becky found mother in her sewing room.
“Mommy, I’ve looked everywhere for my mittens and I can’t find them!”
Mother looked up from the sewing machine and then held up the dainty pink Easter dress she had just finished making for Becky. “I don’t think your winter mittens will go with this do you?”
Becky laughed. “No! You’re silly Mommy!”
Mother smiled. “I think you’re silly!” she said. “Why would you be looking for your winter mittens? It’s eighty degrees outside!”
“I’m not going to wear them outside!” Becky exclaimed. “Sarah’s coming over and we’re going to play primary. I’m going to be Sister Wallace.”
“And Sister Wallace wears winter mittens when she teaches primary?” Mother asked.
“No-oooo!” Becky said with a giggle, while picturing Sister Wallace holding her scriptures with winter mittens on. “I’m giving the resurrection lesson and I don’t have gloves. I going to pretend my mittens are gloves!” … Read More
“Did Jesus Really Live Again?”
While doing this spiritually uplifting activity your family will build EASTER MOBILES. With the help from the lyrics of the song “Did Jesus Really Live Again?” and corresponding scriptures your children will come to better understand the meaning and significance of the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Don’t forget to hang the mobiles in their rooms as a daily reminder of the promise of the resurrection!
Treat: Candy “He is Risen” Stones
“The angel of the Lord…rolled back the stone…”
Your little angels will love to sculpt and roll back a Candy “He is Risen” Stone out of this yummy quick and easy no-bake edible clay as a reminder that “…He is not here: for he is risen…” (Matthew 28:2, 6)
Candy can be eaten right away or after it hardens.
The True Meaning of Easter!
Most children think of Easter as the Easter bunny, candy and Easter egg hunts. This year give them the true meaning of Easter!
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