Tag Archive: covenants

General Relief Society Broadcast 2013 Thoughts

I’m not going to lie…I didn’t catch much of the General Relief Society broadcast last night. I had plans to watch with my mother and sisters, but the stomach flu overcame me and my children, so our plans turned into crackers, water, and sleeping near…

Temple Covenants

Downloaded from: http://inkablinka.com/2013/03/temple-covenants.html The April Visiting Teaching Message is about temple covenants. The teaching aid I’ve made for this month has a “stepping stone” path leading to a fold up temple filled with hearts. The stepping stones represent ways we can prepare to receive sacred ordinances in the temple. The hearts have scriptures and a quote on them that refer to covenants and temple blessings. I taped my stepping stones…
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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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Promises and Covenants

Have a child hold up a piece of an athletic uniform. Ask: “What do you promise when you become part of a team?” (You will come to practice, you will come to games, you will do your best, you will be a good sport.) Have an older child come up; role-play inviting her [or him] to baby-sit. Then ask: “What can I expect from her when she agrees to baby-sit…
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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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Heavenly Father keeps his Promises.

Object Lesson

Ask for a volunteer. Tell them that if they do 10 jumping jacks(or something quick)that you PROMISE(use the word “promise” over and over) that you will give them a pack of gum. After they have finished, tell them they did a good job but you’ve changed your mind and only give them 1 piece instead of the whole pack. Ask for another volunteer and do the same thing over(the kids…
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Comitment of Aplying Gosple principles

Object Lesson

Hand somone in the class a pencil, and ask them to “try to drop it” once the person drops the pencil, pick it up and say , “no maybe my instructions weren’t clear, I said TRY to drop the pencil” they might act confused, and maybe drop it again if so just repeat the process, but if they hold onto it and do not drop it, then say, ” no…
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Abrahamic Covenant

Object Lesson

I’m teaching lesson 5 for the Family History class. I’m using a handout already on your website for the portion on WHO Abraham is (Title: Abraham Isaac Jesus – Valiant Handout). Then I used that format to make the 2nd page/flip side to show the covenant with Abraham. Column 1 says, “Abraham’s posterity may always have: the blessings of the gospel (temple photo), the blessings of the priesthood (Pres. Hinckley…
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Ordinances and Covenants are Inseparable

Object Lesson

To show that ordinances and covenants are inseparable, display a coin. Then ask which side of the coin is more important. (Neither side is more important.) Ask learners if they can separate the sides of the coin. Then explain that ordinances and covenants are inseparable, just as the two sides of a coin are inseparable. Also point out that ordinances and covenants are necessary for admission into God’s presence, just…
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