have faith in the
Lord Jesus Christ
Friend Jan. 2007, suggestion # 1
Help the children
Alma 32:21. All of the children will
memorize the second part, beginning with the
word if, by setting the phrases to
Sing the words of the scripture to "Have
a Very Happy Birthday!" (pp. 284–85).
one word to each note; you will sing the
scripture through twice.
Sing the song through
several times until the children memorize it.
Explain that when we have faith in the Lord
Jesus Christ, we allow Him to lead us, even if
we can't understand where we are going.
- Make an
obstacle course in the Primary room using
chairs, tables, and other items. (You may want
to label your path with good things such as
baptism and bad things such as dishonesty.)
Select one child to walk the path.
- Next ask for
a volunteer to be blindfolded. Let him or her go
through the path. Then ask for a volunteer to be
blindfolded, but explain that you are going to
rearrange the obstacle course. Ask him or her to
choose a friend who will not be blindfolded to
be a guide. Have the two children leave the room
with a member of the Primary presidency for a
moment. Rearrange the obstacle course. Let the
friend guide the blindfolded child through the
course. The guide can use verbal instructions
and gently hold the child's arm.
the obstacle course is like our lives. As we
journey through life we need to choose a guide
we know we can trust. The best guide is Jesus
Bear testimony that we do not need to
see Him to know that He loves us and guides us.
Blow on a feather or a pinwheel. Ask the
children if they can see the wind that is moving
the feather. Ask them if they know that the wind
is really moving the feather. Explain that we do
not have to see something to have faith.
Love" (p. 97).
Alma 32:21 by singing the song that you
learned at the beginning of sharing time.