Purpose: Understand that the process of “perfecting … the saints” requires us to increase our faith in Christ, follow the teachings of the apostles and prophets, and protect ourselves from the wickedness of the world.

And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers; For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ: (Ephesians 4:11-12)

Mission of the Church[]

Perfecting the Saints

  1. Holy Scripture
    1. The Old Testament
    2. The New Testament
    3. Book of Mormon
    4. The Doctrine & Covenants
    5. Pearl of Great Price
    6. Proclamations of the LDS Church
  2. Gospel Doctrine
  3. Mormon History
  4. Youth
  5. Children
  6. Young Adults
  7. Family
  8. Arts, Music and Culture


  1. LDS Sunday School Lesson 39 -“For the Perfecting of the Saints” ‘For the Perfecting of the Saints’” New Testament: Gospel Doctrine Teacher’s Manual (2002), 162–65
  2. Franklin D Richards - General Conference Oct 1976.
  3. Jacob de Jager - BYU Speeches Feb 1989