Tag Archive: promises made at baptism

Baptism Q&A

Memorize John 3:5. Give each class a card. On one side, write Baptism. On the other side, write one of the questions below and its references. Have the classes search their scriptures, determine the answers, and share them with the rest of Primary. Questions and references (the answers are in brackets [ ] for you): • Who must be baptized? (Topical Guide—Baptism, Essential / especially John 3:5) [all people must…
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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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B-A-P-T-I-S-M

Put the letters that spell baptism on the reverse side of the pictures listed below (from the Primary manual kits [numbers with dashes] or the Gospel Art Picture Kit [3-digit numbers]), one letter on each picture. Scramble the pictures and lean them against the chalkboard. Invite a child to choose a picture he knows about or wants to know about. Let him tell something about the baptism of the person…
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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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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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Baptism is the first ordinance of the gospel

Primary Talks

Ye are desirous to come into the fold of God, and to be called his people, and are willing to bear one another’s burdens, that they may be light; Yea, and are willing to mourn with those that mourn; yea, and comfort those that stand in need of comfort, and to stand as witnesses of God at all times and in all things, and in all places that ye may…
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