Come Follow Me 7/26/2021 – 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 7/26/2021.

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Family Home Evening for Come Follow Me 7/26 for Kids

Song

The Priesthood Is Restored

Scripture

Doctrine and Covenants 84:20–21

Lesson

  • Think about some of the recent priesthood ordinances you have participated in recently (sacrament, baptism, blessings)
  • How was the power of Godliness manifest? Could you recognize the power of God?
  • Show a picture of the temple and talk about how the ordinances we receive there give us power to become like Christ.

Activity

Sing the song again and talk about the meaning of the words.

Treat

Non-alcoholic Shirley Temple ice cream float (haha, get it? Temple?)

Scripture of the Week for Come Follow Me 7/26 for Kids

Work on memorizing this scripture with your children during the week for Come Follow Me 7/26: Doctrine & Covenants 84:45-46

For the word of the Lord is truth, and whatsoever is truth is light, and whatsoever is light is Spirit, even the Spirit of Jesus Christ.

And the Spirit giveth light to every man that cometh into the world; and the Spirit enlighteneth every man through the world, that hearkeneth to the voice of the Spirit.

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

Devotionals for Come Follow Me 7/26 for kids

Remember that these are guidelines for you to use in your daily Come, Follow Me 7/26 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 7/26:

  • 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 7/26 daily devotionals:

  • Explore the footnotes for each of the scriptures listed in Come, Follow Me 7/26
  • Ask additional discussion questions found in the Personal Study section of Come, Follow Me – For Individuals and Families for Come Follow Me 7/26
  • 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

The Priesthood Is Restored (Children’s #89)

Scripture

Doctrine and Covenants 84:1–5, 17–28

Discussion

  • When you hear the word Priesthood, what do you think of?
  • What is the Priesthood?
  • Joseph Smith had received the Priesthood from John the Baptist and Peter, James, and John, but he and the Saints didn’t understand all the way.
  • This section was a revelation to teach more about the Priesthood. What do we learn from the verses we read?

Journal Entry

How has the Priesthood blessed my life?

Activity

The Priesthood Helps People

Tuesday Devotional

Song

A Young Man Prepared (Children’s #166) if you have daughters, talk about how these words apply as well because we need to be prepared and worthy to receive Priesthood covenants and blessings.

Scripture

Doctrine and Covenants 84:31–42

Discussion

  • These verses are called the oath and covenant of the Priesthood.
  • A covenant is a two-way promise between a person and God.
  • When we get baptized, we make covenants with God. Then when we go to the temple and make more covenants.
  • When young men receive the Priesthood, they also make covenants. All of our covenants come from the Priesthood.
  • When we receive the Lord and His servants, we receive all of blessings the Lord has for us that come from the Priesthood.

Journal Entry

How can I prepare to make Priesthood covenants?

Activity

Coloring page: “My faith in Jesus Christ grows when I listen to the Holy Ghost.”

Wednesday Devotional

Song

Oh, Holy Words of Truth and Love (Hymns #271)

Scripture

Doctrine and Covenants 84:43–58

Discussion

  • When we make covenants (or are preparing to make covenants, like at baptism), we need to study the Lord’s words.
  • Where can we read or listen to the Lord’s words? (Scriptures, General Conference, etc.)
  • What do these verses tell us about why it’s important to listen to the Lord’s words?

Journal Entry

How have the scriptures brought light to my life?

Activity

“I Can Learn from the Scriptures” (November 2019 Friend)

Thursday Devotional

Song

God of Power, God of Right (Hymns #20)

Scripture

Doctrine and Covenants 84:62–91 (make sure to get verse 88)

Discussion

  • In these verses, the Lord promises He would support the Apostles and the missionaries. Some of them were leaving their families and their jobs. How do you think they felt?
  • The Lord has also asked us to do things for Him, so these promises apply to us.
  • What are the promises God gives to those who faithfully do what He asks?

Journal Entry

How can I show I will follow Him in faith?

Activity

God Keeps His Promises coloring page

Friday Devotional

Song

Two Little Eyes (Children’s #268)

Scripture

Doctrine and Covenants 84:106–10

Discussion

  • What are the jobs for each parts of our body? (Our eyes see, etc.)
  • In the Bible, we learn that the Church is like a body – every person has their job.
  • The same is true for our families. What are some of our responsibililties in our family?
  • We all have different talents so that we can do our part in our families, our ward, and with our friends and neighbors.

Journal Entry

What responsibility can I improve on today?

Activity

Make a body of your family – label each piece with a family member and their responsibility.

Primary Children’s Assignment for Come Follow Me 7/26

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 7/26:

Invite the children to do something this week to share the gospel with someone in their home or with a friend. Encourage them to ask for Heavenly Father’s help and to watch for what He does to help them.

Sunday Ideas for Kids for Come Follow Me 7/26

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 7/26 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.

Here are some activities that go along with this week’s topic in Come Follow Me 7/26:

Sunday Kids Activities for Come Follow Me 7/26

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