keeping my baptismal covenant help me follow Jesus throughout my life?
(by Pia Koch)
Prepare ahead of time:
a glass bowl + colour
Bring a bowl of water, and talk/ask about the different things we can
Each time a suggestion is made, put a drop of colour in the water.
Talk about that when we are baptized all our sins are washed away, and
we are clean again.
Put bleach in the water. (it will become clean again).
SING: When I'm baptized.
Show the salt!
Tell: Many years ago, when there was no refrigerator - meat could not just
lay around. So it was salted - and then hang up. That way nothing would
How do we keep in touch with out heavenly Father and Jesus?
How can tell how salt taste like?
In the same way the salt adds flavour to the food we eat, and make it taste
better, we can make the world a better place to live, when we try to live
like our heavenly Father and Jesus wants us to - and have taught us.
What is this?
What is it used for?
SING: Choose the right.
Ask the children to raise their hands every time they hear the word
“do” in the following scripture.
Read: 3. Nephi 27:21-22
SING: chorus of Nephi's courage!
Show a picture of Prs.. Spencer W. Kimball
SING: Seek the Lord Early
Who is this?
Do you know what number of prophet he was? (12)
Do you know what his motto was? (explain what a motto is) DO IT.
Why do you think he said that? (He knew it was not only important to know
- but to follow the teachings of Jesus.
Play “follow the leader”. (play a couple a times or as many times as
Read 2. Nephi 31:10
How can we follow Jesus? (by keeping his commandments)
SING: Keep the commandment. 1 verse
Address those children who do not know where you live. Ask them to imagine
that they were going to get something from your home.
Show a picture of the PRE-EXISTENCE (you can find one in “Gospel Art Kit”)
What would help you to get to my home?
Could you find your way if there were signs along the way, telling you
which way to go?
SING: Alle har boet i himlen engang
Where did we live before we came to earth?
Why did we leave our Father in heaven? (to get a body, experience and learn
When Heavenly Father planed for us to depart, he wanted us to return
to live with him again. He knew we would have to make the right decisions,
in order to come back to him. And that by CTR we would find happiness.
Therefore he gave us commandments.
SING: Keep the commandment.
Put up road signs with commandments on. Talk about them.
What is a commandment?
Can you name some commandments?