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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 6/13 for Kids
- Read together the story of David and Goliath from the scriptures or from the illustrated versions.
- Goliath can represent challenges that we have in our lives.
- We can overcome them by relying on God.
- What can you do to overcome your Goliaths?
Have a ‘light’ family wrestling match.
Scripture of the Week for Come Follow Me 6/13 for Kids
Work on memorizing this scripture with your children during the week for Come Follow Me 6/13: 1 Samuel 16:7
But the Lord said unto Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have refused him: for the Lord seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the Lord looketh on the heart.
Devotionals for Come Follow Me 6/13 for kids
Remember that these are guidelines for you to use in your daily Come, Follow Me 6/13 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 6/13:
- 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 6/13 daily devotionals:
- Explore the footnotes for each of the scriptures listed in Come, Follow Me 6/13
- Ask additional discussion questions found in the Personal Study section of Come, Follow Me – For Individuals and Families for Come Follow Me 6/13
- 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 Israelites wanted to have a king. How did the Lord feel about the Israelites’ desire for a king other than Himself?
- What does it mean to choose the Lord to “reign over [you]”?
- How are we tempted to follow the world’s trends instead of God?
- How can we show that we want Jesus Christ to be our Eternal King?
What is a worldly trend I need to stop following?
- God chose Saul and David to be kings through prophecy and revelation.
- This is also how He calls men and women to serve in His Church today.
- What do you learn from these accounts about what it means to “be called of God, by prophecy”?
- What blessings come from being called and set apart by the Lord’s authorized servants?
How can I prepare to have callings in the Lord’s church? How can I support others in their callings?
“Article of Faith 5” (May 2011 Friend)
- Although Saul was physically tall, he felt “little in [his] own sight” when he became king. What does this mean?
- However, as he was blessed with success, he began to trust himself more and the Lord less.
- If you had been with Saul then, what would you have said to him that might have helped him overcome his “rebellion” and “stubbornness”?
- How are we like Saul sometimes? How can we trust more in the Lord?
What can I do to put my trust in God?
- How did Samuel choose David to be the next king?
- What are some ways people judge others “on the outward appearance”?
- What does it mean to look “on the heart,” as the Lord does?
- How can we judge on the heart instead of on others’ outward appearance? How will this change our relationships with others?
How can I look on someone’s heart instead of how they look?
- As we read this chapter, think about the words that people use: Goliath, Eliab, Saul, and David.
- What do their words reveal about them?
- How do David’s words show his courage and faith in the Lord?
- What battles are we facing? How can this chapter strengthen our faith in God during those battles?
How can I fight my battles with God?
Primary Children’s Assignment for Come Follow Me 6/13
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 6/13:
Ask the children a question about something they learned today. Write the question down, and give a copy to each child to take home and discuss with his or her family.
Sunday Ideas for Kids for Come Follow Me 6/13
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 6/13 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 6/13:
Sunday Kids Activities for Come Follow Me 6/13
- Do this week’s free activity pages from Color Me Christian
- Watch or read Neil L. Andersen, “Overcoming the World,” Ensign or Liahona, May 2017, 58–62.
- Read or watch Thomas S. Monson, “Ponder the Path of Thy Feet,” Ensign or Liahona, Nov. 2014, 86–88.
- Watch or read Gordon B. Hinckley, “Overpowering the Goliaths in Our Lives,” Ensign, May 1983, 46, 51–52.
- Read or watch “Chapter 26: King Saul“
- Watch or read “Chapter 27: Young David“
- Read or watch “Chapter 28: David and Goliath“
- Lots of free printable worksheets about David
- Coloring Page: “David and Goliath” (July 2010 Liahona and Friend)
- More free printable worksheets about David
- “Comfort and Courage from the Scriptures” (September 2006 Liahona and Friend). Includes a dot-to-dot activity of David and Goliath.
- TONS of free printable activities about David
- “David and Goliath” (July 2009 Friend). Figure out which slingshot is the one David needs to slay Goliath.
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