Come Follow Me 8/1/2022 – 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 8/1/2022.

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You can get all of the devotionals here.

Last week’s devotional

Family Home Evening for Come Follow Me 8/1 for Kids

Song

I Know That My Redeemer Lives

Scripture

Job 19:23–27

Lesson

  • Have each member of the family share their testimony of the Savior.
  • How do you know that your Redeemer lives?

Activity

Have the children draw pictures of the Savior.

Treat

Baby Jesus cupcakes

Scripture of the Week for Come Follow Me 8/1 for Kids

Work on memorizing this scripture with your children during the week for Come Follow Me 8/1: Job 19:25–26

For I know that my redeemer liveth, and that he shall stand at the latter day upon the earth:

And though after my skin worms destroy this body, yet in my flesh shall I see God:

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

Devotionals for Come Follow Me 8/1 for kids

Remember that these are guidelines for you to use in your daily Come, Follow Me 8/1 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 8/1:

  • 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 8/1 daily devotionals:

  • Explore the footnotes for each of the scriptures listed in Come, Follow Me 8/1
  • Ask additional discussion questions found in the Personal Study section of Come, Follow Me – For Individuals and Families for Come Follow Me 8/1
  • 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

Though Deepening Trials (Hymns #122)

Scripture

Job 1–2

Discussion

  • Sometimes we wonder why God allows bad things to happen to good people.
  • It can seem like we do everything right, but then everything goes wrong for us.
  • These chapters are NOT how God and Satan really interact. They are meant to show us God’s role and Satan’s role in our lives.
  • How did Job respond to the trials he faced?

Journal Entry

What are some of my difficulties?

Activity

Fill in the blank worksheet about Job

Tuesday Devotional

Song

Be Still, My Soul (Hymns #124)

Scripture

Job 12–13

Discussion

  • Because of his trials, Job’s friends wondered if he was really a good person after all.
  • What is Job’s response in these verses?
  • What did Job know about God that allowed him to keep having faith?
  • How can I know these things for myself?

Journal Entry

What do I know about God that will help me trust Him?

Activity

Coloring Page – Job Talks with a Friend

Wednesday Devotional

Song

My Redeemer Lives (Hymns #135)

Scripture

Job 19

Discussion

  • Sometimes the most important truths are revealed to us in the midst of our deepest anguish.
  • What new trials did Job face in verses 1-22? How did he respond in verses 23-27?
  • What difference did Job’s knowledge of the Resurrection make in his responses?

Journal Entry

How can I know that my Redeemer lives?

Activity

Coloring Page – Job Praying

Thursday Devotional

Song

Let Us All Press On (Hymns #243)

Scripture

Job 21–24

Discussion

  • Job and his friends continue debating about why he was given trials.
  • The debate is around the question: Why do the righteous sometimes suffer and the wicked sometimes go unpunished?
  • What do you know about Heavenly Father and His plan that can help provide answers?

Journal Entry

What can I do when life feels unfair?

Activity

Job crossword puzzle

Friday Devotional

Song

Where Can I Turn for Peace? (Hymns #129)

Scripture

Job 384042

Discussion

  • Job became frustrated with his friends’ questions and prayed to God repeatedly to know why he was suffering.
  • Elder Neal A. Maxwell observed that “when we are unduly impatient with an omniscient God’s timing,” as Job seemed to be, “we really are suggesting that we know what is best. Strange, isn’t it—we who wear wristwatches seek to counsel Him who oversees cosmic clocks and calendars” (“Hope through the Atonement of Jesus Christ,” Ensign, Nov. 1998, 63). 
  • What truths was God teaching Job?
  •  Why are these truths important for us to know as we struggle with adversity and questions here in mortality? 
  • What impresses you about Job’s response in Job 42:1–6

Journal Entry

How can I follow Job’s example?

Activity

Job find the difference

Primary Children’s Assignment for Come Follow Me 8/1

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 8/1:

Invite the children to share with a family member or friend a way that Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ can help them when they are having a difficult time.

Sunday Ideas for Kids for Come Follow Me 8/1

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 8/1 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 8/1:

Sunday Kids Activities for Come Follow Me 8/1

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