I will my baptismal covenants
CSMP outline 2008, suggestion for Aug. week 1
Explain what a covenant is (see
Discuss Mosiah 18:8–13 and the covenants people make at baptism.
Explain that when we are baptized, we covenant to keep all of the Lord’s commandments.
Write the following scriptures on the chalkboard:
commandments found in these scriptures on paper
stepping-stones. Tape them in random order to the board.
Open a path from the board to the back of the room.
Place a picture of baptism at the beginning of the path and a picture of the Savior at the end of the path. Have the children look up each scripture and match it to a stepping-stone.
Have a child place the corresponding stepping-stone on the path that leads to Jesus Christ. Explain that obeying the commandments brings us closer to Him.
Sing “Keep the Commandments” (CS, 146–47).