Come Follow Me 7/11/2022 – 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 7/11/2022.

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You can get all of the devotionals here.

Last week’s devotional

Family Home Evening for Come Follow Me 7/11 for Kids

Song

Turn Your Hearts

Scripture

2 Kings 19:14–19

Lesson

Activity

Make a sign that will help you remember to turn to the Lord.

Treat

Elephant ears (to show we close our ears to the mocking of others)

Scripture of the Week for Come Follow Me 7/11 for Kids

Work on memorizing this scripture with your children during the week for Come Follow Me 7/11: 2 Kings 18:5–6

He trusted in the Lord God of Israel; so that after him was none like him among all the kings of Judah, nor any that were before him.

For he clave to the Lord, and departed not from following him, but kept his commandments, which the Lord commanded Moses.

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

Devotionals for Come Follow Me 7/11 for kids

Remember that these are guidelines for you to use in your daily Come, Follow Me 7/11 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 7/11:

  • 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 7/11 daily devotionals:

  • Explore the footnotes for each of the scriptures listed in Come, Follow Me 7/11
  • Ask additional discussion questions found in the Personal Study section of Come, Follow Me – For Individuals and Families for Come Follow Me 7/11
  • 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

Seek the Lord Early (Children’s #108)

Scripture

2 Kings 18:5–7

Discussion

  • Even thought Elisha was a great prophet for the Northern kingdom of Israel, they continued to be wicked. Eventually the Assyrian Empire took over and scattered the ten tribes.
  • In the Southern kingdom of Judah, they were wicked, too. But there were two good kings during that time: Hezekiah and Josiah.
  • What do we learn from these verses about why Hezekiah was righteous in spite of all the wickedness?
  • How can we apply these verses to ourselves?

Journal Entry

How can I follow Hezekiah’s example?

Activity

Kings of the Old Testament 

Tuesday Devotional

Song

I Pray in Faith (Children’s #14) both verses

Scripture

2 Kings 19:14–19, 2 Kings 20:1-6

Discussion

  • What can we learn from Hezekiah’s example that can help us when we have difficult problems or questions?
  • What do we learn about prayer from Hezekiah’s prayer?
  • How has the Lord answered our prayers for help?

Journal Entry

How can I improve my prayers today?

Activity

King Hezekiah’s Gold crossword puzzle

Wednesday Devotional

Song

I Will Follow God’s Plan (Children’s #164)

Scripture

2 Kings 19:20–37

Discussion

  • Sennacherib, the king of Assyria, had good reason to believe that his army would conquer Jerusalem. Assyria had defeated many nations, including Israel—why should Jerusalem be any different?
  • But the Lord had a message for Sennacherib, given through the prophet Isaiah. What did this message say?
  • What truths do you find in these verses that help you have faith in the Lord and His plan?
  • How do these verses apply to us?

Journal Entry

How can I have more faith in God’s plan for me?

Activity

Break the Code – Hezekiah – Which king turned to God for a way to protect his people?

Thursday Devotional

Song

I Believe in Being Honest (Children’s #149)

Scripture

2 Kings 22:1–7

Discussion

  • The workers described in these were trusted with the money used to rebuild the temple “because they dealt faithfully.”
  • How have we been trusted with things in our lives?
  • What can we do to prove that we are trustworthy and honest?

Journal Entry

How can I be trustworthy today?

Activity

The Words of God’s Law 

Friday Devotional

Song

Search, Ponder, and Pray (Children’s #109)

Scripture

2 Kings 22:8–11, 1923:1–3

Discussion

  • How did Josiah and his people respond to the word of God?
  • How do we respond to God’s word in the scriptures?
  • In what ways do scriptures increase our desire to follow Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ?

Journal Entry

What can I do to improve my scripture study?

Activity

Josiah and the Book of the Law

Primary Children’s Assignment for Come Follow Me 7/11

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 7/11:

Invite the children to share with a family member a verse of scripture or a story from the scriptures that has blessed them.

Sunday Ideas for Kids for Come Follow Me 7/11

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 7/11 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 7/11:

Sunday Kids Activities for Come Follow Me 7/11

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