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- Family Home Evening
- Scripture of the Week
- Primary Challenge
- Sunday Activity Ideas
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Family Home Evening for Come Follow Me 2/14 for Kids
- Talk about the similarities between the sacrifice that Abraham was asked to make and the sacrifice of Jesus Christ.
- What words describe Christ’s sacrifice?
- What sacrifices has our family been asked to make?
- How have these sacrifices helped us come closer to God?
Watch the Abraham and Isaac video on the church’s website here.
Scripture of the Week for Come Follow Me 2/14 for Kids
Work on memorizing this scripture with your children during the week for Come Follow Me 2/14: Genesis 21:17
And God heard the voice of the lad; and the angel of God called to Hagar out of heaven, and said unto her, What aileth thee, Hagar? fear not; for God hath heard the voice of the lad where he is.
Devotionals for Come Follow Me 2/14 for kids
Remember that these are guidelines for you to use in your daily Come, Follow Me 2/14 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 2/14:
- 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 2/14 daily devotionals:
- Explore the footnotes for each of the scriptures listed in Come, Follow Me 2/14
- Ask additional discussion questions found in the Personal Study section of Come, Follow Me – For Individuals and Families for Come Follow Me 2/14
- 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:
- The Lord makes promises to the faithful, but He fulfills them on His own time, not ours.
- These verses occur when Sarah is very old. How do they react?
- They stayed faithful, even when they weren’t sure how the Lord’s promises would be fulfilled.
- How can we apply these verses to ourselves?
How can we show faith like Abraham and Sarah?
- The cities of Sodom and Gomorrah were extremely wicked. Abraham could not find a single person who was righteous in them.
- God commanded them to flee (run away) from the wickedness.
- What lessons do we learn about fleeing wickedness?
- How does the Lord help us escape wickedness today?
How can I run away from wickedness?
- Abraham and Sarah went to a new land. Abimelech, the king there, saw Sarah and thought she was very pretty. The Lord said if Abraham said she was his wife, they would kill him so Abimelech could then marry her.
- Abraham said that Sarah was his sister (which was also true), so they took Sarah to the palace. The Lord told Abimelech in a dream that Sarah was Abraham’s wife. The Lord gave Abimelech a choice – give her back, or kill Abraham to keep her.
- Abimelech gave Sarah back, and he was very blessed for making the right choice.
- How did the Lord keep Sarah and Abraham safe?
- What do we learn about the Lord’s mercies towards Abimelech?
How does the Lord show me His love?
- The story of Sarah and Hagar is very difficult. Sarah was worried she would never have children, so she let Abraham also marry Hagar so he could have children.
- Hagar’s child was often mean to Isaac as Isaac grew up, so Sarah asked Abraham to send them away to protect Isaac.
- This was a very hard decision for Abraham, but the Lord told him what to do.
- Hagar was very sad and worried, and it may have seemed unfair to her. What do we learn about how the Lord talks to Hagar?
- How can we apply these lessons to our own lives when something seems unfair?
What can I do when I feel like a situation is unfair?
- We don’t know all the reasons God commanded Abraham to offer Isaac as a sacrifice; we do know it was a test of his faith in God.
- Another reason is that it is a symbol of God sending His only Son to die for us.
- What do we learn about Abraham’s experience?
- What have we been asked to sacrifice? How do those sacrifices bring us closer to God?
What can I sacrifice to the Lord?
Primary Children’s Assignment for Come Follow Me 2/14
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 2/14:
Invite the children to share with their families about a time when God blessed them when they obeyed one of His commandments.
Sunday Ideas for Kids for Come Follow Me 2/14
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 2/14 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 2/14:
Sunday Kids Activities for Come Follow Me 2/14
- Do this week’s free activity pages from Color Me Christian
- Watch the video For God So Loved the World
- Read this illustrated story about Hagar
- Watch or read Chapter 9: Abraham and the Sacrifice of Isaac
- Read this illustrated story about Abraham and Isaac
- Abraham and Isaac puzzle
- Abraham and Isaac coloring page
- Make the ram in the thicket by gluing cotton balls on this ram printout.
- “You Are Special” (November 2008 Friend). A wordsearch puzzle.
- Sharing Time: “I Am a Child of God” (January 1989 Friend). Use scriptures to fill in this color-by-number sheet.
- Sodom and Gomorrah burning craft
- Matching game Sodom and Gomorrah
- Break the code about the story of Hagar
- Abraham’s new land mystery maze
- Lot’s Choice secret code
- Lot chooses the land secret code
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