Relief Society Lesson 40: How Glorious Are Faithful, Just, and True Friends

When I’m preparing a lesson, I like to begin with the end in mind: when the women leave class today, what will they have to take with them?

This is a great topic for discussion among adult women. By the end of 40 minutes, I would hope to help generate . . . memories of acts of friendship that have been sustaining, a discussion of the spiritual and practical nature of friendship, and a renewed desire to reach toward others and “comfort those that stand in need of comfort.”

Possible Starter Activity:

Option 1: Reflection question — “Think about a person, past or present, who has had a lasting positive influence on your life — who became a true friend. How did this friendship grow? What nurtured it?” Discuss.

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