Come Follow Me 7/10/2023 – Devotionals & FHE for Children

Daily devotionals, Family Home Evening (FHE), and Sunday ideas for kids and young children that go with Come, Follow Me for 7/10/2023.

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You can get all of the devotionals here.

Last week’s devotionals

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Family Home Evening for Come Follow Me 7/10 for Kids

Song

Choose the Right Way (Children’s #160)

Scripture

Acts 9:1-5 

Lesson

  • This is about a man named Saul. He was trying to stop all of the followers of Jesus.
  • What does “kick against the pricks” mean?
  • A prick was a sharp stick used to poke an animal, when the animal pushed or fought back the prick would get more stuck and cause more pain.
  • Do sometimes we fight against doing the right thing?  How does it make us feel?
  • When we notice that we are making a wrong choice (or our parent/teacher points it out to us) what should we do?

Activity

Play the animal game (but don’t poke each other) and guess what animals everyone acts out.

Treat

Any of these cute animal treats

Scripture of the Week for Come Follow Me 7/10 for Kids

Work on memorizing this scripture with your children during the week for Come Follow Me 7/10: Acts 3:19

Repent ye therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, when the times of refreshing shall come from the presence of the Lord;

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

Devotionals for Come Follow Me 7/10 for Kids

Remember that these are guidelines for you to use in your daily Come, Follow Me 7/10 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 7/10:

  • 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 7/10 daily devotionals:

  • Explore the footnotes for each of the scriptures listed in Come, Follow Me 7/10
  • Ask additional discussion questions found in the Personal Study section of Come, Follow Me – For Individuals and Families for Come Follow Me 7/10
  • 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

I Believe in Christ (Hymns #134)

Scripture

Acts 8:21–22

Discussion

  • What does it mean for your heart to be “right in the sight of God?”
  • Often, our heart refers to our desires (what we want.)
  • Do we want to make right choices? We all make lots of mistakes, but are we wanting and trying to do better? That is when we know our heart is right in the sight of God even when we are imperfect.

Journal Entry

How can I make my heart right?

Activity

Coloring page: Following Jesus

Tuesday Devotional

Song

Let the Holy Spirit Guide (Hymn #143)

Scripture

Acts 7:51

Discussion

  • Stephen was one of the new apostles that was called to replace Judas.
  • He was teaching the Pharisees and other people.
  • Stephen said that they resisted the Holy Ghost.
  • What does it mean to resist the Holy Ghost? What are the consequences for doing so?

Journal Entry

How can I listen to the Holy Ghost?

Activity

Coloring page Inviting the Spirit

Wednesday Devotional

Song

Onward, Christian Soldiers (Hymns #246)

Scripture

Acts 7:54–60

Discussion

  • Stephen was a martyr. This means that he was killed because of his beliefs.
  • Many followers of Christ have lost their lives because of what they believed.
  • You may not be in danger of being killed because of your beliefs, (depending on where you live) but how do the examples of these early Christian saints help you be brave in what you believe?

Journal Entry

How can I be brave like Stephen?

Activity

Lessons from Stephen bean bag toss

Thursday Devotional

Song

We’ll Bring the World His Truth (Children’s #172)

Scripture

Acts 8:26–39

Discussion

  • What part in this story did the Holy Ghost play?
  • Could Philip have converted this man all by himself without the Holy Ghost?
  • If you want to teach the gospel, you must have the Holy Ghost with you.
  • What other ways can the spirit help you be a better missionary?

Journal Entry

How can I be a good missionary now?

Activity

Help the Missionaries maze

Friday Devotional

Song

Called to Serve (Hymns #249)

Scripture

Acts 9:20

Discussion

  • Saul was converted in a miraculous way to Christ.
  • He hurt followers of Christ and tried to keep them from their beliefs.
  • Once he came to understand and believe in Christ, what did he do?
  • Did he wait around? No, he went straight away (immediately.)
  • We believe in Christ as well. What should we be doing?
  • Should we ever be slow to obey?

Journal Entry

How can I be quick to obey?

Activity

Glow-in-the-dark Saul craft

Primary Children’s Assignment for Come Follow Me 7/10

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 7/10:

Encourage the children to tell their family about their favorite activity from class today and what it taught them.

Sunday Ideas for Kids for Come Follow Me 7/10

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 7/10 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 7/10

Sunday Kids Activities for Come Follow Me 7/10

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