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For the Strength of Youth: Physical and Emotional Health

Step 1: Learn

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You could do step 1 with your quorum. Also consider doing your project with someone else, such as a quorum member, a parent, or a leader. In this way, you can support and strengthen each other.

Read “Physical and Emotional Health” in For the Strength of Youth, and study the following scriptures: Doctrine and Covenants 88:124, Doctrine and Covenants 89, and 1 Corinthians 3:16–17. Identify principles that relate to physical health. In the space below, write down your answers to the following questions, and share them with a parent, a priesthood leader, or quorum members:

  1. 1.

    Why is it important to be physically healthy? How will being physically healthy help you fulfill your priesthood duties (including as a missionary, as a father, and in your service to others)?

  2. 2.

    What are the spiritual benefits of being physically healthy? What are the spiritual consequences of not caring for our physical bodies properly?

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