The First Presidency introduces the counsel in For the Strength of Youth with the following words: “Because the Lord loves you, He has given you commandments and the words of prophets to guide you on your journey. Some of the most important guidelines for your life are found in this pamphlet” (, 2).
The teachings on the next several pages will help you apply the standards and principles found in the pamphlet. By holding fast to these standards, you will have greater happiness in your life and be a positive example to those around you.
Agency and Accountability: Above the Clouds
Education: Plans for the Future
Friends: It Could Have Been Me
Dress and Appearance: The Shopping Trip
Entertainment and the Media
Music and Dancing
Sabbath Day Observance: Where Should I Be?
Tithes and Offerings: I’d Rather Be Blessed!
Service to Others
Go Forward with Faith: The World Is Looking to You