Come Follow Me 9/6/2021 – 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 9/6/2021.

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Family Home Evening for Come Follow Me 9/6 for Kids

Song

Truth Reflects upon Our Senses

Scripture

Doctrine and Covenants 98:16, 39–40

Lesson

  • We all want more peace in our homes.
  • How do we do that? How can we turn our hearts towards each other?
  • One way is to forgive each other.
  • We all make mistakes and hurt each other. How can each family member be more forgiving?
  • Talk about how many times we should forgive. Jesus says 7 x 70.
  • Discuss how it is not about the number, but that we should always be willing to forgive each other.

Activity

Do some role playing where you act out scenarios when you may have to forgive someone in your family.

Treat

Have something with honey and talk about this cute saying.

Scripture of the Week for Come Follow Me 9/6 for Kids

Work on memorizing this scripture with your children during the week for Come Follow Me 9/6: Doctrine and Covenants 98:3

Therefore, he giveth this promise unto you, with an immutable covenant that they shall be fulfilled; and all things wherewith you have been afflicted shall work together for your good, and to my name’s glory, saith the Lord.

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

Devotionals for Come Follow Me 9/6 for kids

Remember that these are guidelines for you to use in your daily Come, Follow Me 9/6 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 9/6:

  • 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 9/6 daily devotionals:

  • Explore the footnotes for each of the scriptures listed in Come, Follow Me 9/6
  • Ask additional discussion questions found in the Personal Study section of Come, Follow Me – For Individuals and Families for Come Follow Me 9/6
  • 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

Beauty Everywhere (Children’s #232)

Scripture

Doctrine and Covenants 98:1–3, 11–14101:1–16

Discussion

  • The Saints were told to gather Independence, Missouri. Joseph was still in Kirtland.
  • The people in Missouri were angry about the Saints moving there. The printing press was destroyed and mobs made them leave their homes.
  • These verses are from the Lord to Joseph to comfort the Saints.
  • What can we learn about difficult trials from these verses?

Journal Entry

How can I strengthen my faith in God’s love?

Activity

“Saving the Book of Commandments” (July 2013 Friend)

Tuesday Devotional

Song

Help Me, Dear Father (Hymns #99)

Scripture

Doctrine and Covenants 98:23–48

Discussion

  • When the Saints were being attacked and driven from their homes, some people wanted to fight back.
  • What did the Lord tell them in these verses?
  • Not all of these things apply to us, but what can we learn about how to act when we are wronged by others?

Journal Entry

What should I do the next time someone treats me wrong?

Activity

Make forgiveness fingers and memorize the little poem

Wednesday Devotional

Song

We’ll Bring the World His Truth (Children’s #172) verses 2 and 3

Scripture

Doctrine and Covenants 99

Discussion

  • John Murdock went on a mission and was gone from his family for an entire year.
  • He came back and was almost immediately called on another mission.
  • How do you think he felt about having to leave his family a second time?
  • What can we learn about when the Lord asks us to do things?

Journal Entry

What are some things the Lord has asked me to do that are hard?

Activity

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Thursday Devotional

Song

Be Still, My Soul (Hymns #124)

Scripture

Doctrine and Covenants 100

Discussion

  • Just a few weeks after Joseph learned of the persecution in Missouri, a recent convert asked him to travel to Canada to share the gospel with his sons.
  • Joseph agreed, although he worried about leaving his family, especially because of persecution and threats to his family and the Church.
  • On their way to Canada, Joseph and his companion, Sidney Rigdon, prayed for comfort, and section 100 was the Lord’s answer to them.
  • How can we apply this section to us?

Journal Entry

How can I show the Lord that I have trust in Him?

Activity

Cut out the stress meter and talk about the ideas for what to do when you are worried or stressed.

Friday Devotional

Song

When He Comes Again (Children’s #82) verse 2

Scripture

Doctrine and Covenants 101:43–65

Discussion

  • The parable in Doctrine and Covenants 101:43–62 was given to explain why the Lord had allowed the Saints to be driven out of Zion.
  • As you read these verses, do you see any similarities between yourself and the servants in the parable?
  • How might a lack of faith or commitment allow “the enemy” to have influence in our lives?

Journal Entry

How can I show God that I am committed to following Him?

Activity

Coloring Page: “To prepare for the Second Coming, I will follow Jesus Christ.” (December 2011 Friend)

Primary Children’s Assignment for Come Follow Me 9/6

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 9/6:

Help the children pick a verse from Doctrine and Covenants 98–101 that they would like to share with their families. Help them plan how they will share what they like about that verse.

Sunday Ideas for Kids for Come Follow Me 9/6

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 9/6 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 9/6:

Sunday Kids Activities for Come Follow Me 9/6

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