Jesus came into the world to
do the will of the Father
Friend Apr. 2007, suggestion #
Explain that Jesus Christ
came into the world to do the will of the Father.
- Discuss what the Father's will is.
- Help the children memorize
D&C 19:24 by dividing the children into three groups.
1.Have the first group say, "I am Jesus Christ."
2.Have the second group say, "I came by the will of
3.Have the third group say, "and I do his will."
(rotating so that each group says
Sing the chorus of "Nephi's
Courage" (pp. 120–21).
Ask the children to notice the word will.
- Divide the group in half, and invite the first group
to chant the chorus's words in rhythm but without singing.
- Have them clap on each syllable.
- Have the second group clap and chant, "I will go; I
will do" four times.
- Then have the groups clap and chant together.
Explain that Jesus's mission was to do the will of the
Our mission is to follow Heavenly Father's commandments.
Bear testimony that Jesus fulfilled His mission and that
we will be blessed as we keep the commandments.