Today lesson 19 in Seminary went great so I thought that I would take the time to blog about what I did. We were learning from Abraham 1. We read through Abraham 1:19 and discussed the scriptures and why God didn't save the daughters of Onitah, but he did save Abraham. I also asked them how we can learn from this story in Abraham. As a thought provoking question I asked them how many of them had had their father's try to sacrifice them. Of course there are a few that jokingly answered yes. So then I asked how can this apply to our lives? I gave them the handout below.
We read the quote together and they pasted it into their journals. Then I had them watch a portion of the talk "Spiritual Whirlwinds" by Neil L. Andersen from April 2014 General Conference. I had the students listen for parallels between this talk and the things that Elder Andersen talks about. Here is the portion that I had them listen to: