Come Follow Me 9/5/2022 – 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 9/5/2022.

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You can get all of the devotionals here.

Last week’s devotional

Family Home Evening for Come Follow Me 9/5 for Kids

Song

Mary’s Lullaby (Children’s #44)

Scripture

Isaiah 4:5–6; 7:149:6–7

Lesson

Activity

Make a poster that shows the things we learn about Jesus from these verses. Use pictures from Church magazines or draw your own.

Treat

Baby Jesus cupcakes

Scripture of the Week for Come Follow Me 9/5 for Kids

Work on memorizing this scripture with your children during the week for Come Follow Me 9/5: Isaiah 1:18

Come now, and let us reason together, saith the Lord: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool.

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

Devotionals for Come Follow Me 9/5 for kids

Remember that these are guidelines for you to use in your daily Come, Follow Me 9/5 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 9/5:

  • 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 9/5 daily devotionals:

  • Explore the footnotes for each of the scriptures listed in Come, Follow Me 9/5
  • Ask additional discussion questions found in the Personal Study section of Come, Follow Me – For Individuals and Families for Come Follow Me 9/5
  • 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 Books in the Old Testament (Children’s #114)

Scripture

3 Nephi 23:1–3, 2 Nephi 25:1–8, 1 Nephi 19:23

Discussion

  • Isaiah is the most-quote prophet, even by the Savior, because he prophesied a lot of the Savior’s life and also the Second Coming.
  • Isaiah can be difficult for us to understand because he uses a lot of symbols and metaphors with places and people that we don’t know.
  • But the Savior and Nephi both spoke of how important it is for us to read the words of Isaiah.
  • Here are some tips to help with Isaiah:
    • Think about what the metaphors could mean.
    • Ask “What did I learn about Christ?”
    • Look for topics that apply to us in the last days
    • Use footnotes, the Bible Dictionary, etc.

Journal Entry

Why should I study Isaiah?

Activity

Isaiah’s Prophecies of Jesus Christ

Tuesday Devotional

Song

Teach Me to Walk in the Light (Children’s #177)

Scripture

Isaiah 135

Discussion

  • Isaiah continually warned the Kingdom of Judah about their spiritual condition.
  • How would you describe the spiritual condition of the people?
  • What warnings do you find that feel applicable to our day?
  • What messages of hope are there for sinful Israel? What do you learn about the Lord from these messages?

Journal Entry

What is one warning I can listen to today? How?

Activity

Prophets Foretold Jesus’ Birth Word Tiles

Wednesday Devotional

Song

High on the Mountain Top (Hymns #5)

Scripture

Isaiah 2411–12

Discussion

  • Many of Isaiah’s writings are prophecies that have specific meaning for our day.
  • Which of Isaiah’s descriptions of the latter days are inspiring? Doctrine and Covenants 113:1–6 provides helpful insights about Isaiah 11.
  • What do you learn about the gathering of Israel and redemption of Zion?
  • What do you feel inspired to do after reading these chapters?

Journal Entry

What can I do to help gather Israel?

Activity

A Picture Prophecy

Thursday Devotional

Song

The Sixth Article of Faith (Children’s #126a)

Scripture

Isaiah 6

Discussion

  • Isaiah recounts his call to be a prophet.
  • As you read this chapter, what impresses you about what Isaiah experienced?
  • How does this chapter influence the way you think about the Lord, His prophets, and the work they are called to do?

Journal Entry

How can I follow the prophet?

Activity

Prophets’ Story Large Jigsaw Puzzle (2)

Friday Devotional

Song

Mary’s Lullaby (Children’s #44)

Scripture

Isaiah 7–9

Discussion

  • Early in Isaiah’s ministry, the Kingdom of Israel (also called Ephraim) formed an alliance with Syria to defend itself against Assyria.
  •  Israel and Syria wanted to force Ahaz, the king of Judah, to join their alliance. But Isaiah prophesied that the alliance would fail and counseled Ahaz to trust in the Lord.
  • As Isaiah counseled Ahaz, he made several well-known prophecies. While it’s not completely clear what these prophecies meant in Ahaz’s time, they clearly apply to Jesus Christ.
  • What do we learn about Jesus in these chapters?

Journal Entry

What did I learn about the Savior today?

Activity

Prophets Foretold Jesus’ Birth Match Game

Primary Children’s Assignment for Come Follow Me 9/5

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 9/5:

Ask the children to think of something they learned about the Savior that they can share at home with their family, such as one of His names.

Sunday Ideas for Kids for Come Follow Me 9/5

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 9/5 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 9/5:

Sunday Kids Activities for Come Follow Me 9/5

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