of the Lord is a house of order
(by Tammy in
While the children are out of the room, scatter books,
papers, clothing, toys, etc. (that you have brought from home) around the
room. (Hopefully, when the children come into the room, they will notice
You can then talk about the Lord's house being a "house
Maybe you could have children bring up the items that
you have scattered and give ideas for why He might prefer order over chaos,
and ask them if the room feels better once it is cleaned up.
You might even ask them if the Savior came to visit
their home, would He like to go into their bedrooms?
But maybe they haven't ever given any thought to the
idea that Heavenly Father and Jesus have to be orderly and organized to
be able create worlds, and run this one.
You might be able to use the creation of the world as