Tag Archive: baptismal covenants

Make Your Life Movie – Friend

Instructions: Make a “movie” of your life-to-be. Mount [the image below] on heavy paper, fill in the blank, cut out the display frame and two picture strips, then tape Picture A over Picture B (if you’re a girl; vice versa, if you’re a boy). Cut the two dashed-line slots in the display frame. Insert the left side of the picture strip from behind into the right slot and then into…
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When I take the sacrament, I renew my baptismal covenants.

Primary Talks

Jonathan lived with his parents on a large ranch. He had a pony of his own, and he often helped his father care for the ranch horses. One day Jonathan fell from his pony and injured his back. After examining him, the doctor told Jonathan and his parents that Jonathan would be all right but that he would have to stay in bed for many weeks. Jonathan had been baptized…
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I will follow Jesus Christ by being baptized and confirmed and keeping my baptismal covenants.

Primary Talks

Baptism is the first ordinance of the gospel. It puts you on the path that leads to eternal life. By being baptized, you show that you believe in Jesus Christ and have faith in Him. When you are baptized you make a covenant to take upon you the name of Jesus Christ, to always remember Him, and to obey His commandments. You must be baptized before you can be confirmed…
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Baptismal Covenants – Rocks in Backpack

Tell the story of Alma teaching the people at the waters of Mormon (Mosiah 18:5–11). Discuss what it means to “be called his people [i.e., to take His name upon us],” “bear one another’s burdens,” “mourn with those that mourn,” and “comfort those that stand in need of comfort” (Mosiah 18: 8–9). Bring a backpack and some rocks to which are attached problem situations (see below). Line the rocks up…
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I Can Keep My Baptismal Covenant

What is a covenant? In the Church, a covenant is a mutual promise that we make with Heavenly Father. To covenant means to “come together,” or to be bound together by promises. Sometimes it is a promise that we make in our hearts. Even when we make a covenant in our hearts with Heavenly Father, there are things we do to show that we have made those promises. Baptism is…
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When I am baptized, I make a covenant with God

Primary Talks

Print and display the following visual aid from “Lesson 13: The Baptismal Covenant,” Primary 3: Choose the Right B, (1994) while the child gives this short talk: A covenant is a two-way promise between God and a person. If you make a covenant, you will makes promises to God, and God makes promises to you. If you do not keep your end of the covenant, God can not keep His…
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