These kits can be used in conjunction with any of the Come, Follow Me curriculum manuals. And how we as members of the church of Jesus Christ could help change the narrative a little bit. I mean the Book of Mormon is great, and we should always be reading and studying it, but this year we NEEDED IT. You don’t have to wonder about what is true.11 You do not have to wonder whom you can safely trust. It’s helped me to see more clearly where peace truly comes from in my life and where I can go to find actual truth. These verses tell me where this power comes from. Short weekly thoughts and insights into the Come Follow Me curriculum of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Meridian Magazine with Scot and Maurine Proctor. For Primary. Insta : @comefollowmeweekly, Come unto Christ, and Be Perfected in Him : Dec 14-20, ❤️ Let’s talk about the blessings of the Book of Mormon. In the grand scheme of the worlds problems, these are small things, but individually to my daughter these things have made all the difference to her and have made a hard situation a whole lot easier to handle. He knew that widespread apostasy was coming, bringing with it confusion about priesthood ordinances and religion in general. And then chapters 8 and 9 are letters that Moroni received from his father. The lesson kind of skips over chapter 8, but we’ve been reading this as a family the past couple of weeks and I really love this chapter. He says: 3 And I, Moroni, will not adeny the Christ; wherefore, I wander whithersoever I can for the safety of mine own life. President Eyring said:  When we promise to take His name upon us, that means we must see ourselves as His. You insights have really made me think and I’m very thankful to you for bringing them to mind!Charlotte. Come Follow Me, for Us – A weekly podcast that correlates with the new Come Follow Me manual of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 2021, Podcast Episode 1 Doctrine and Covenants 1 Hearken, O Ye People December 29, 2020 / 5 Comments In the last verse, the last words of Moroni to all of us are these: And now I bid unto all, farewell. Answer: Yes, Yes, and Yes. Category: Religion Last Update: 2020-12-17. And as an added bonus, I was able to kick my sugar craving. SO how do we stand up for what’s right without being contentious – and how do we ourselves be counted as a peacable follower of Christ. Can you imagine what your life would be like without the blessing of prayer? I love the quote in the lesson from President Oaks who said:  “The reason charity never fails and the reason charity is greater than even the most significant acts of goodness … is that charity, ‘the pure love of Christ’ (Moro. In the lesson it says:  ). 2. But we can get to know Him through the gift of the Holy Ghost, and by studying His life and learning how He dealt with people and situations and by asking ourselves when we are trying to figure out how to react or deal with a situation how the Savior might have looked at it. I absolutely love the Book of Mormon. If you click on the word ‘ponder’ in that verse – it comes up with the words study, and meditate, and then it links to a scripture in Deuteronomy 11:18 which says: 18 ¶ Therefore shall ye lay up these my words in your heart and in your soul, and bind them for a sign upon your hand, that they may be as frontlets between your eyes. Wherefore, cleave unto charity, which is the greatest of all, for all things must fail—, “The reason charity never fails and the reason charity is greater than even the most significant acts of goodness … is that charity, ‘the pure love of Christ’ (, or state of being. How can I get my counselors to understand that we are more than just "activity directors"?? Or your thoughts might turn to the mercy the resurrected Savior showed to the people when He healed their sick and blessed their little children. Now for a lot of us who were baptized at 8 years old, I don’t think at the time we understood the meaning of a broken heart and a contrite spirit – but I think this applies to us our whole lives – and that’s why we take the sacrament each week and have an opportunity to renew those covenants we made at baptism – because our lives are long and as people we change – and we have a constant need to evaluate and reevaluate our lives and our relationship with our Savior. I’m not sure where Come Follow Me will fit into that, but I’m going to take a break and try and figure it out. That being said, next week as we finish the Book of Mormon, that will be my last episode for awhile. 43. President Nelson isn’t out there making up stuff to say – I really felt like when he gave his recent message to the world, he wasn’t telling us what he thought might be a good idea, I felt like that advice came from the Savior – telling us how to find peace at a really hard time and how to stay on the right path when things in the world are completely confusing. I hope you continue through the year to come! Come Follow Me 2021 Family Journal. He was writing to us – to people of future generations hoping to share some thoughts that would help someone somewhere – and he definitely accomplished that. And this year in trying to find my own truth among all of the issues floating around out there – it’s lead me down some contentious paths at times. What if I couldn't do the things I needed to do?? I don't know about you but I'm already having a hard time with the Doctrine and Covenants this year. Mormon and Moroni lived in a time of pretty great wickedness, and it would have been really easy for them to just feel a lot of despair and want to give up – again, I feel like we can relate to them on some level. Let’s study together! I was starting to get sick - enough that I didn't feel like eating and just felt like laying on my bed. We can reference our patriarchal blessing, ask those who know us best, and personally identify what we are naturally good at and enjoy. Others might deny that they have spiritual gifts but recognize them in other people. It’s a process, and it’s hard, but even tiny progress is better than not trying at all. We made a shift from angry political or medical posts to sharing our gratitude. There’s a quote in the lesson from Elder John C. Pingree who said:  “So how do we come to know our gifts? I love this quote from Elder Holland who said: “ surely the thing God enjoys most about being God is the thrill of being merciful, especially to those who don’t expect it and often feel they don’t deserve it.”  Our Heavenly Father loves us and our Savior’s atonement can help us no matter what. I also loved how he said that we need to have a determination to serve Him to the end. Chapter 7 is one of those chapters where I start highlighting things that I find significant, and then as I go along I find that I’m literally highlighting the entire chapter. When these words were written, the Nephite people as a whole were tumbling headlong into apostasy. This reading schedule takes the weekly reading assignments from the Come Follow Me scripture study curriculum‘s table of contents and puts them into a weekly chapter checklist, lined up side-by-side with a calendar that allows you to also check off which days you’ve read. Some people deny that these gifts even exist. Still others deny their gifts by simply neglecting them or failing to develop them. I urge you to stretch beyond your current spiritual ability to receive personal revelation, for the Lord has promised that “if thou shalt [seek], thou shalt receive revelation upon revelation, knowledge upon knowledge, that thou mayest know the mysteries and peaceable things—that which bringeth joy, that which bringeth life eternal.”12, Oh, there is so much more that your Father in Heaven wants you to know. I think that was a very personal statement from Moroni – because he was living that very thing – his life was hard and I’m sure it took a lot of personal determination to keep going every day and to finish the things he was asked to do. Therefore, the only way to survive spiritually is to be determined to let God prevail in our lives, to learn to hear His voice, and to use our energy to help gather Israel. I want to thank each one of you so much for joining me in my study this year. Pin 2. Come Follow Me 2021 Complete Printable & Journal Kit for Families. We have these writings and these stories to help us learn lessons that can make our lives easier and happier today. We’ve seen it over and over week after week as we’ve studied these people and their stories. I have really high hopes for next year, I feel like the church and just people in general really want to start moving forward – whatever that might look like. He knows our gifts, since He gave them to us”. Let’s study together! shall give the Holy Ghost; and in my name shall ye give it, for thus do mine apostles. Here are some suggestions for getting the most out of the Come, Follow MeCompanion for family history: 1. Many of them had “lost their love, one towards another” and delighted in “everything save that which is good” (Moroni 9:5, 19). And that to do that we need to have faith and hope in our Savior Jesus Chrsit. The church in the past couple of years has really pushed the message to ‘hear Him’ – because we need personal revelation in our lives now more than ever, and studying the words of the scriptures is one way we can put ourselves in a position to do that and to receive those personal messages that we so desperately need. Chapter 3 talks about priesthood ordination. 41. The Lord knows us and knows what we need. 92 Followers. In verses 16 and 17 it says:  16 For behold, the aSpirit of Christ is given to every bman, that he may cknow good from evil; wherefore, I show unto you the way to judge; for every thing which inviteth to do good, and to persuade to believe in Christ, is sent forth by the power and gift of Christ; wherefore ye may know with a perfect knowledge it is of God. First of all, today was my younger kids first day back at school after the holiday break. 87 Avsnitt | Religion och andlighet Spela upp senaste Short weekly thoughts and insights into the Come Follow Me curriculum of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. And by the power of the Holy Ghost ye may, And again, I exhort you, my brethren, that ye deny not the, of God, for they are many; and they come from the same God. So how do we keep ourselves out of it when this is just part of the world that we live in? I think it’s that last statement that we need to worry about the most. But Moroni had seen our times (see, ), and he was inspired to “write a few more things, that perhaps they may be of worth … in some future day” (, ). What more was there to say about two nations that were utterly destroyed? After finishing his father’s record of the Nephites and abridging the record of the Jaredites, Moroni thought at first that his record-keeping work was done (see Moroni 1:1). Perhaps Moroni included these messages in the Book of Mormon because he foresaw similarities between the perils of his day and ours. Moroni says that the Lord has been merciful from the creation of Adam even down to the time where we receive these things – and that means until this very day. And I’m sure he thought it over and prayed about what to write – he was following the spirit so we know that these are the most important things that we needed to have. Come Follow Me - This Week 14-20 Dec Moroni 10: Come unto Christ, and Be Perfected in Him The Christmas season is a time to reflect on and express gratitude for the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ. The only real plan that is going to work and win out in the end is the Lord’s plan, and knowing that brings me great peace. In chapter 2 it talks about giving the gift of the Holy Ghost. Why would we not take advantage of that. He never has and He never will. Extra pages for notes and plans. Monthly planner with space for notes. You might ponder the merciful way God led Lehi’s family through the wilderness and across the great waters, the tender mercies He showed to Enos when his soul hungered for forgiveness, or the mercy He showed to Alma, a bitter enemy of the Church who became one of its fearless defenders. New episode every Thursday. We have something that the world needs, and our Heavenly Father has given us each gifts that can help us in sharing what we have with other people. This book and the gospel are true, and I know that if you ask, really wanting to know, He will tell you – and I know that’s true because I’ve tried it, and He told me, and He tells me again and again every time I take the time to study and ponder these words. That’s just not true. And none were received unto baptism save they took upon them the name of Christ, having a determination to serve Him to the end. Nov 11, 2019 - Free Primary 2020 Primary printables for Come Follow Me! In verses 22 and 23 it says: 22 For behold that all little children are aalive in Christ, and also all they that are without the blaw. We can read about Nephi’s faith, but how can we use that example to become more faithful? Let’s study together! With in-depth study for adults as well as effective and engaging activities for kids of all ages, our Weekly Scripture Kits will help you study the scriptures and teach them to your family. 46 Wherefore, my beloved brethren, if ye have not charity, ye are nothing, for charity never faileth. As Elder Neal A. Maxwell taught, “To those who have eyes to see and ears to hear, it is clear that the Father and the Son are giving away the secrets of the universe!”, And again, behold I say unto you that he cannot have faith and hope, save he shall be, Wherefore, my beloved brethren, if ye have not charity, ye are nothing, for charity never faileth. Our Heavenly Father is not a stern judge that goes strictly by the letter of the law. January 11–17. In verses 1 and 2 it says:  1 The words of Christ, which he spake unto his adisciples, the twelve whom he had chosen, as he laid his hands upon them—. I think one reason is that if that’s the way our Savior is, and we want to be like Him, we have to get to know Him and know about Him and the kind of person He is. Every one of us has been blessed with spiritual gifts. This was all good, but after awhile my body was telling me it was time to get to bed before midnight and quit eating all the Christmas candy. And there are different ways that these gifts are administered; but it is the same God who worketh all in all; and they are given by the manifestations of the Spirit of God unto men, to profit them. Wherefore, I write a few more things, contrary to that which I had supposed; for I had supposed not to have written any more; but I write a few more things, that perhaps they may be of, The words of Christ, which he spake unto his, And he called them by name, saying: Ye shall. Doctrine and Covenants 2; Joseph Smith—History 1:27–65: “The Hearts of the Children Shall Turn to … The Book of Mormon opens with Nephi’s promise to show us that “the tender mercies of the Lord are over all those whom he hath chosen, because of their faith” (1 Nephi 1:20). How are you having success with the Doctrine and Covenants this year? $6.00. 4 Wherefore, I write a few more things, contrary to that which I had supposed; for I had supposed not to have written any more; but I write a few more things, that perhaps they may be of aworth unto my brethren, the Lamanites, in some future day, according to the will of the Lord. And I really just have to have faith in that. This page is dedicated to providing LDS families, teachers and individuals with weekly … We’re all different with different experinces and talents, and challenges. Read the current week, but also skip around to other weeks. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️, To Keep Them in the Right Way : Nov 30 - Dec 6, Let’s talk about ordinances, the sacrament, and determination. Also, see the suggestions included at the end of each week of the Come, Follow Me Companion to help write your personal history. Looking for a quick, easy and CUTE handout for your weekly Come Follow Me Lessons? If we have faith in Christ then we will have hope – because He is our hope. You may find just what you need for family history inspiration or enjoyment in another week. In verse 2 of chapter 4 it says:  And they did kneel down with the church, and pray to the Father in the name of Christ – I had kind of an interesting revelation as we did at home church with our family over the summer. I will be so glad to say goodbye to this year, and I just look forward to starting over again in January. Or your thoughts might turn to the mercy the resurrected Savior showed to the people when He healed their sick and blessed their little children. And Isn’t it an amazing blessing that we can know the truth of all things. 44 If so, his afaith and hope is vain, for none is bacceptable before God, save the cmeek and lowly in heart; and if a man be meek and lowly in heart, and dconfesses by the power of the Holy Ghost that Jesus is the Christ, he must needs have charity; for if he have not charity he is nothing; wherefore he must needs have charity. , Let’s talk about how to find peace in a turbulent world. Moroni was determined to finish out his earthly mission no matter what. And it takes faith and hope to do that – because He’s not here for us to observe and speak to in person. Weekly planner on a 2 page spread with plenty of room for appointments, goals and Scripture study notes. Even if we think only of the many mercies recorded in the Book of Mormon, this gives us a lot to think about. When the sacrament is blessed we speak to our Heavenly Father in the name of our Savior. Mike Schmitz), Follow Him: A Come, Follow Me Podcast featuring Hank Smith & John Bytheway, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Savior Said: A Come Follow Me Podcast. I don’t know about you, but if I’m honest I probably don’t think about that as much as I should as I go about my every day life, I’m just trying to keep up and get things done – but I’m making that promise weekly – and I think if we all took that a little more seriously in our interactions with other people, and really think about that promise and how we can improve on representing the Savior in our lives, it gives our life purpose, and think of what an impact that would have on the many situations we come across each day and on the world in general. Each one of us are also people with stories – and these same promises and blessing that applied to the people of the Book of Mormon also apply to us. In the lesson it says:  Moroni’s admonition to “come unto Christ” involves more than learning about Him or thinking about Him more often or even trying harder to keep His commandments, as important as these things are. 5 And the achurch did meet together boft, to cfast and to pray, and to speak one with another concerning the welfare of their souls. That was a good thing for me to think about. Rather, this is an invitation to come unto Christ in the most complete sense possible—to become as He is. (haha - they are amazing - just not on board with Covid regulations. Oh that’s easy right?? $6.00. 2 Shares. This week we start the last book of the Book of Mormon. Starting to get sick turned out to be a HUGE BLESSING!!! We needed these messages – this book was meant for this time, and I think we’ve seen that very plainly this year. Because if that is my focus, my life will be happy – no matter what happens, and if I’m living so that I can hear the spirit in my life, I’ll be in the right places in the right times so I can do the right things. We don’t have to live in fear. You are a gift in our homes! The gospel of Jesus Christ is true, and it is the only source of true peace and joy in this life. There are 7.6 billion people in the world, and there are 16.5 million members of the church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. ANYWAY, they wanted me to ask the Bishop if we could do it. Emboldened evil abounds. Guys, I'm not going to lie, studying Come Follow Me as a family, hasn't gotten any easier. This is a great place where we get ideas from each other and discuss the weekly lessons! But in the lesson it says this: Mormon’s description of the horrible sins of the Nephites have led some to mistakenly conclude that victims of sexual assault or abuse have violated the law of chastity. It’s hard to get to know people and make friends when you are in zoom classes and can’t even see peoples faces whenever you do get out in public. Hope you all have a good week!! The Bible in a Year (with Fr. 2 And he called them by name, saying: Ye shall acall on the Father in my name, in mighty prayer; and after ye have done this ye shall have bpower that to him upon whom ye shall lay your chands, dye shall give the Holy Ghost; and in my name shall ye give it, for thus do mine apostles. I know we're only two weeks in, so maybe I just need to give it some time. This may be why he gave clarifying details about the sacrament, baptism, conferring the gift of the Holy Ghost, and the blessings of gathering with fellow believers to “keep [each other] in the right way, … relying alone upon the merits of Christ, who was the author and the finisher of [our] faith” (, ). 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