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Discipleship Self-Assessment D&C 4

Take this self-assessment to see what qualities you might develop further in your quest to become a better servant of Jesus Christ. Response Key 1 = never 2 = sometimes 3 = often 4 = almost always 5 = always   Faith 1. ____ I believe in Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ. 2. ____ I trust Heavenly Father enough to accept His will and do whatever He asks. 3. ____…
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2 Peter 1-3, Ladder-Day Saints

Downloaded from: http://brosimonsays.wordpress.com/2013/05/06/2-peter-1-3-ladder-day-saints/ We began by having the Young Women recite the Young Women’s Theme. Then I asked the students to look for one of the values that Peter mentions in 2 Peter 1:1-4. Once they identified “divine nature”, I asked them to explain what it meant. It was surprising to them that they did not really understand what “divine […]

1 Corinthians 12-14, Gifts Of The Spirit: Bee A Blessing To Others–Bless Don’T Just Impress!

Downloaded from: http://brosimonsays.wordpress.com/2013/03/13/1-corinthians-12-14-gifts-of-the-spirit-bee-a-blessing-to-others-bless-dont-just-impress/ ELDER M. RUSSELL BALLARD “The Spirit will guide you, and you will be able to discern those in need of a particular service that only you may be able to give. You will be prompted by the Spirit and magnificently motivated  to help pollinate the world with the pure love of Christ and His gospel…. “This is God’s work. May we be about it as faithfully as the dedicated little honeybees go about theirs” (“Be Anxiously Engaged”, Ensign, Nov. 2012) Filed under: New Testament, Seminary Tagged: 1 Corinthians, Bee, Bible, Bless, Charity, Gifts of the Spirit, Honey, Impress, Jesus Christ, M. Russell Ballard, New Testament, Paul, Pollinate, Prophesy, Seminary, Testimony, The Gift of the Holy Ghost

Unity in Service Chain Links

This is a PDF document of 5 chain links representing children holding hands. When we are doing service we are united as one and are “linked” together. We are planning a service project for the remainder of the year for the primary kids in our ward. To do service in their homes (to strengthen home and family), and in their wards or branches, and in their communities. After each act…
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Family prayer strengthens my family

Primary Talks

The prayers of the faithful shall be heard (2 Ne. 26:15). “What do these scriptures teach us?” asked Daddy as he closed his Book of Mormon. Four-year-old Tyler piped up, “Jesus said we should always pray.” “That’s right, Tyler,” Daddy said. “Do you think that you can have a prayer in your heart all day today? Besides just praying for yourself, look for others who need blessings and pray for…
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The Power of the Atonement

Object Lesson

Place stones or bricks in a backpack. On the stones or bricks, write the words “pains, sorrows, burdens, temptations, troubles and worries.” (You could wrap the bricks in brown paper and write the words on the bricks.) Ask someone to carry to backpack. How would they like to carry the backpack all day? all week? all year? Show picture of Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane. Have the person place…
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Enduring together

Object Lesson

Tell the story of “The March of the Penguins” Talk about how the penguins had to endure together through the worst conditions in order to live. We as ward members will all go though hard times in our lives but if we can endure together our reward will be great. Like the penguins who’s reward is their offspring. I also had little chocolate penguins to hand out at the end…
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Charity

Object Lesson

Show the wind chimes, make them sound, and ask the young men what purpose they have. Ask if they do anything else beside make sound. Then, read the scripture. 1 Corinthians 13:1-2 Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not charity, I am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal. 2. And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries,…
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