Come Follow Me 9/25/2023 – 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 9/25/2023.

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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 9/25 for Kids

Song

Called to Serve (Children’s #174)

Scripture

Galatians 6:7–10

Lesson

  • Have you ever planted a garden? Do you ever get the fruit or vegetable that you didn’t plant?
  • If you make bad choices are you going to have good consequences?
  • What does it take for a plant to grow?
  • We don’t always get what we want even when we make right choices, but in the long term, Heavenly Father always blesses us for choosing the right.

Activity

Design a garden and draw what you would plant. What kinds of things do you need to do in order to grow a garden?

Treat

Choose a garden cake or cupcake to enjoy.

Scripture of the Week for Come Follow Me 9/25 for Kids

Work on memorizing this scripture with your children during the week for Come Follow Me 9/25: Galatians 5:22–23

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

Devotionals for Come Follow Me 9/25 for Kids

Remember that these are guidelines for you to use in your daily Come, Follow Me 9/25 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 9/25:

  • 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 9/25 daily devotionals:

  • Explore the footnotes for each of the scriptures listed in Come, Follow Me 9/25
  • Ask additional discussion questions found in the Personal Study section of Come, Follow Me – For Individuals and Families for Come Follow Me 9/25
  • 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

Know This, That Every Soul Is Free (Hymn #240)

Scripture

Galatians 5:1

Discussion

  • The gospel of Christ sets us free.
  • Christ taught true principles and it is up to us to apply them to our lives.
  • We always have our choices (this is called agency), but when we choose the right, more choices open up.
  • When we are disobedient, often our choices become restricted and we lose freedom.
  • How does the gospel make you feel free?

Journal Entry

How can I choose the right?

Activity

Coloring Page: “Jesus created the earth as a place where I can learn to choose the right.”

Tuesday Devotional

Song

I Know My Father Lives (Hymns #302)

Scripture

Galatians 3:7–9, 13–14, 27–29

Discussion

  • Abraham was promised by God that his children and posterity (seed) would be blessed.
  • Originally this was just the Israelite nation. However it now includes all who follow Christ.
  • What does it mean to “put on Christ”? How is this similar to take His name upon us?

Journal Entry

How can I prepare to take Christ’s name?

Activity

God Keeps His Promises coloring page (just the first page)

Wednesday Devotional

Song

Follow the Prophet (Children’s #110)

Scripture

Galatians 3:6, 13, 18

Discussion

  • Christ wasn’t the first to teach His gospel on the earth. Several of the prophets before His time also knew the gospel and taught it.
  • The Jews did not have the full gospel because they were not not ready for it.
  • God does teach this gospel to those children who are ready for it and will receive it.
  • The Prophet Joseph Smith explained: “We cannot believe that the ancients in all ages were so ignorant of the system of heaven as many suppose, since all that were ever saved, were saved through the power of this great plan of redemption, as much so before the coming of Christ as since. … Abraham offered sacrifice, and notwithstanding this, had the Gospel preached to him”

Journal Entry

Why is it important to me to know that Abraham knew of Christ’s gospel?

Activity

Abraham compass craft

Thursday Devotional

Song

The Spirit of God (Hymns #2)

Scripture

Galatians 5:22–23

Discussion

  • If I “walk in the Spirit,” I will receive the “fruit of the Spirit.”
  • Pick a couple of the terms and define them.
  • Which do you like to feel the most?

Journal Entry

How can I see the fruits of the Spirit today?

Activity

Fruits of the Spirit word search

Friday Devotional

Song

Let the Holy Spirit Guide (Hymns #143)

Scripture

Galatians 5:22–23

Discussion

  • The feelings described in this scripture are what we experience when we live the gospel
  • When have you felt these?
  • What other feelings have you felt when you follow Christ’s teachings?

Journal Entry

How do I feel the Spirit?

Activity

Fruit of the Spirit necklace

Primary Children’s Assignment for Come Follow Me 9/25

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 9/25:

Help the children look for ways the truths they learned today apply to their daily lives. For example, you could invite them to watch for the good consequences, or “fruit,” that come because of good decisions they make.

Sunday Ideas for Kids for Come Follow Me 9/25

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 9/25 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 9/25

Sunday Kids Activities for Come Follow Me 9/25

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