Come Follow Me 11/8/2021 – Devotionals & FHE for Kids

Daily devotionals, Family Home Evening (FHE), and Sunday ideas for kids and young children that go with Come, Follow Me for 11/8/2021.

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Family Home Evening for Come Follow Me 11/8 for Kids

Song

O My Father

Scripture

Doctrine and Covenants 130:2, 18–19; 132:13, 19

Lesson

  • What kinds of things can we take with us when we die?
  • Pack a suitcase and include all the things that you want/can take to the next life.
  • Knowing what is important how does this change what we focus/spend out time and energy on?

Activity

Play going on a trip (list things you will take on a trip starting with the letter A, B, C, etc.)

Treat

f

Scripture of the Week for Come Follow Me 11/8 for Kids

Work on memorizing this scripture with your children during the week for Come Follow Me 11/8:

There is a law, irrevocably decreed in heaven before the foundations of this world, upon which all blessings are predicated—

And when we obtain any blessing from God, it is by obedience to that law upon which it is predicated.

Here are some ideas for marking your scriptures. You can download these tracing sheets as a PDF.

Devotionals for Come Follow Me 11/8 for kids

Remember that these are guidelines for you to use in your daily Come, Follow Me 11/8 devotionals with your children!  Please don’t feel as though you have to use every single question, journal entry, or activity.  Just make sure you look at the activity in advance so you can gather any materials they may require.

Here is a general outline for each devotional for Come Follow Me 11/8:

  • Start by singing the song together and saying a prayer
  • Read the scripture together, then your family can have a discussion using the questions/comments provided.
  • Copy the journal entries into a spiral notebook.  The child or the parent can write the question at the top, after which the child can write or draw an answer.
  • Have fun together doing the activity as a family!

Modifications for older children for Come, Follow Me 11/8 daily devotionals:

  • Explore the footnotes for each of the scriptures listed in Come, Follow Me 11/8
  • Ask additional discussion questions found in the Personal Study section of Come, Follow Me – For Individuals and Families for Come Follow Me 11/8
  • Instead of answering the journal entry with a drawing, you can create a study journal (a simple spiral notebook will work) to answer the question with a few sentences or paragraphs, depending on the child’s age.

You might also enjoy these Come Follow Me Workbooks for Kids:

Monday Devotional

Song

Teach Me to Walk in the Light (Children’s #177)

Scripture

Doctrine and Covenants 130:18-19

Discussion

  • This week we are going to study sections that were important revelations to Joseph Smith about God and the Celestial Kingdom.
  • What do we learn in these verses about intelligence?
  • How does this make you feel about getting a good education?

Journal Entry

How can I dedicate myself to learning?

Activity

“Studying after School” (October 2016 Friend)

Tuesday Devotional

Song

Quickly I’ll Obey (Children’s #197b)

Scripture

Doctrine and Covenants 130:20-21

Discussion

  • The word “predicated” means “based on.”
  • What do we learn in these verses about obedience?
  • What happens if we obey? If we don’t obey?
  • These blessings don’t always come in this life, but they will always come.

Journal Entry

How can I be more obedient today?

Activity

Make a list of all of the blessings you have received.

Wednesday Devotional

Song

The Fourth Article of Faith (Children’s #124)

Scripture

Doctrine and Covenants 130:22-23

Discussion

  • May other churches believe in the “Trinity” which is that Heavenly Father, Jesus Christ, and the Holy Ghost are all really one person, without a body.
  • What do we learn about the Godhead in these verses?
  • How does knowing the truth about Heavenly Father and Jesus bless us?

Journal Entry

How do I feel when I think about the Godhead?

Activity

“Article of Faith 1” wordsearch (January 2011 Friend)

Thursday Devotional

Song

Families Can Be Together Forever (Children’s #188)

Scripture

Doctrine and Covenants 131:1–4132:7, 13–25

Discussion

  • These verses tell us more about eternal marriages. What do we learn from them?
  • How do these verses affect how you view your relationships with your family?
  • Sometimes families aren’t able to sealed in this lifetime. This does not mean you won’t have an eternal family. President Eyring said, “You just live worthy of the celestial kingdom, and the family arrangements will be more wonderful than you can imagine.”

Journal Entry

What can I change about how I treat my family members?

Activity

“I can prepare to be worthy to go to the temple.” (July 2011 Friend)

Friday Devotional

Song

Love Is Spoken Here (Children’s #190)

Scripture

Doctrine and Covenants 132:1–2, 29–40

Discussion

  • In the Old Testament, many of the prophets like Abraham, Jacob, and Moses had more than one wife. This is called polygamy.
  • Joseph Smith was confused by this, so he prayed to Heavenly Father. What do these verses tell us about polygamy?
  • This revelation about polygamy was very difficult and hard for Joseph and his wife, Emma. What can we learn about their example in doing the Lord’s will even when we don’t want to?
  • We do not practice polygamy today; marriage is between one man and one woman.
  • If you want to learn more about plural marriage among the early Latter-day Saints, see “Mercy Thompson and the Revelation on Marriage” (Revelations in Context, 281–93); Saints, 1:290–92432–35482–92502–4; “Plural Marriage in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints” (Gospel Topics, topics.ChurchofJesusChrist.org); “Why Was It Necessary for Joseph Smith and Others to Practice Polygamy?” (video, ChurchofJesusChrist.org).

Journal Entry

What can I do to prepare now to have a faithful marriage?

Activity

“Temple Grounds” (July 2015 Friend)

Primary Children’s Assignment for Come Follow Me 11/8

The Come, Follow Me – For Primary manual contains a section in each week’s lesson entitled “Encourage Learning at Home.”  Here is this week’s invitation for Come Follow Me 11/8:

Invite the children to tell their families how much they love them and want to be united as a family eternally.

Sunday Ideas for Kids for Come Follow Me 11/8

Use Sundays for a time of reflection; share what you discussed that day in each of your classes.  Did you learn anything new or hear a different perspective about what you studied this week?

If you went to a class that did not use the Come, Follow Me 11/8 Manual, then share what stood out to you the most in your class.

Take a few minutes to talk about what parts of Sacrament Meeting you felt like were meant for you. If your younger children are struggling during Sacrament, try using these Ideas and Activities to Keep Toddlers and Kids Quiet During Church

Here are some activities that go along with this week’s topic in Come Follow Me 11/8:

Sunday Kids Activities for Come Follow Me 11/8

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