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General Resources

"A Lesson"  (parent's meeting at school  -  abstinence)

"Chastity is the Anchor as  world's values shift" (Church News

Chastity (talks, scriptures, lessons, etc. on

Chastity Lesson Idea:


Dear Jim Letter

Just This Once

M&M's    ("The Case for Chastity Today")

"Pitfalls along a Vietnamese Road"

Teens: Sexual attitudes (newspaper article)

Tragedy at Rayad (excellent  teaching story and parable shared by Ardeth G. Kapp)



General Conference Talks

"A Message to the Rising Generation" - Ezra Taft Benson  -  October 1977

"A Self-Inflicted Purging" - Vaughn J. Featherstone - April 1975 Gen. Conf.

“Chastity: The Source of True Manhood”  Robert L. Backman - Oct. 1989

"Making Right Choices" - Richard G. Scott - Oct. 1994

"Personal Purity" - Jeffrey R. Holland - Oct. 1998

“Purity Precedes Power,” - M. Russell Ballard  -  Oct. 1990

"Teach the Why", Gen. Conf. October 1981,  Paul H. Dunn

"The Moral Environment" - Boyd K. Packer - April 1992

"The Seventh Commandment: A Shield"  -  Neal A. Maxwell   -  Oct. Gen. Conf. 2001

BYU Speeches

"Avoid It" - Elder Lynn G. Robbins - Sept. 17, 2013  (excellent)

"Do What Is Right", excellent (and frank) BYU fireside - Richard G. Scott - March 3, 1996

"Moral Purity"  -  Susan and David Bednar  -  BYU-Idaho Dev.   -   January 7, 2003

"Of  Souls, Symbols, and Sacraments"   --   excellent talk by Jeffrey R. Holland, President of BYU, on Jan. 12, 1988, at a BYU Devotional

"Personal Purity and Intimacy" -  Wendy Watson, BYU Women's Conference 1999

"The Law of Chastity", Fireside, President Ezra Taft Benson, Oct. 13 1987

Other Articles and talks

Chastity and Fidelity:  (link to official church site and many articles)

"President Kimball Speaks Out on Morality," New Era, Nov. 1980

"Teaching Morality to your Children"  -  Terrance D. Olson  -  March 1981 Ensign

"Teens urge 14-year-old to remain abstinent"  -  Dear Abby column  -  March 8, 2001

"The Psychological Case for Chastity"  -  July 1975 Ensign

"Think First - Act Fast", by John Bytheway,  May 1999 New Era

"Two Views on Sexuality"    -    July 1975 Ensign

"Valid Reasons to Stay Virgin"  -  Dear Abby column  -  August 24, 2001

New Era Posters / Mormonads

New Era Poster:  "Shelter From the Storm" January 2001 New Era

Lessons in Church Materials

"Chastity: What Are the Limits?"

"The Law of Chastity - John Hilton III, Seminary teacher (Mormon Channel)

"Why is chastity important?" ( YW lesson)

FHE Lessons

"Chastity" - (FHE Resource Book at

Library Books and CDs

Morality,  Book containing talks by many General Authorities.

"Standards Night Live" - DVD - John Bytheway

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