Relief Society Lesson 39: The Law of Chastity

by | Jul. 28, 2011

Lesson Helps

Start the discussion be reading and dissecting the Note to Parents. It is a remarkably accurate and progressive stance on sexual education.


“Our Church leaders have told us that parents are responsible to teach their children about procreation (the process of conceiving and bearing children). Parents must also teach them the law of chastity, which is explained in this chapter.

Parents can begin teaching children to have proper attitudes toward their bodies when children are very young. Talking to children frankly but reverently and using the correct names for the parts and functions of their bodies will help them grow up without unnecessary embarrassment about their bodies.

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