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New episode every Thursday. In verses 16 and 17 it says: 16 For behold, the aSpirit of Christ is given to every bman, that he may cknow good from evil; wherefore, I show unto you the way to judge; for every thing which inviteth to do good, and to persuade to believe in Christ, is sent forth by the power and gift of Christ; wherefore ye may know with a perfect knowledge it is of God. We have a prophet on the earth today, and when he promises us things, which he does a lot, we can trust those promises, and if we follow his counsel – we will absolutely see those things happen in our lives. It’s a process, and it’s hard, but even tiny progress is better than not trying at all. He was alone – no one was observing him, he had no temporal obligations, no job, no family, he could do whatever he wanted – and he chose to stay true to himself and to the Lord. Taking the sacrament is a really amazing opportunity and if we take advantage of that opportinuty it can be a very unique moment in our week where we have a chance to really consider our lives, the things that we are doing wrong and the things that we are doing right, and the individual and personal ways that we can do better. We needed these messages – this book was meant for this time, and I think we’ve seen that very plainly this year. I really need to take a break and focus on some other things in my life for a little bit. We’re all different with different experinces and talents, and challenges. Every one of us has been blessed with spiritual gifts. Come Follow Me - January 11-17 Section 2; JSH 1:27-65 “The Hearts of the Children Shall Turn to Their Fathers” Click Here to View Newsletter First of all, today was my younger kids first day back at school after the holiday break. Because it shouldn’t be – it’s an ordinance that we are participating in every week. Insta : @comefollowmeweekly, Come unto Christ, and Be Perfected in Him : Dec 14-20, ❤️ Let’s talk about the blessings of the Book of Mormon. What more was there to say about two nations that were utterly destroyed? If we have faith in Christ then we will have hope – because He is our hope. There are plenty of links to Conference talks and other articles that you may enjoy reading in full, and there is a great assortment of videos tha… Short weekly thoughts and insights into the Come Follow Me curriculum of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He knows our gifts, since He gave them to us”, And I exhort you to remember these things; for the time speedily cometh that ye shall know that I lie not, for ye shall see me at the bar of God; and the Lord God will say unto you: Did I not declare my, unto you, which were written by this man, like as one, from the dead, yea, even as one speaking out of the, yourselves of all ungodliness; and if ye shall deny yourselves of all ungodliness, and, God with all your might, mind and strength, then is his grace sufficient for you, that by his grace ye may be. When these words were written, the Nephite people as a whole were tumbling headlong into apostasy. So I worried again: what would he think of me if I asked about this? Let’s study together! But Moroni had seen our times (see, ), and he was inspired to “write a few more things, that perhaps they may be of worth … in some future day” (, ). Because if that is my focus, my life will be happy – no matter what happens, and if I’m living so that I can hear the spirit in my life, I’ll be in the right places in the right times so I can do the right things. Come Follow Me - This Week 14-20 Dec Moroni 10: Come unto Christ, and Be Perfected in Him The Christmas season is a time to reflect on and express gratitude for the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ. Also, see the suggestions included at the end of each week of the Come, Follow Me Companion to help write your personal history. It was a wake up call for me, so in order to not get really sick, I quit eating junk food and went to bed at a normal time. that's my motto for 2021! I get overwhelmed by some of the longer podcasts out there for Come Follow Me, but Heather keeps her podcasts 20 minutes and under, making it much more manageable for me to listen. The Lord knows us and knows what we need. There’s a quote in the lesson from Elder John C. Pingree who said: “So how do we come to know our gifts? Many of them had “lost their love, one towards another” and delighted in “everything save that which is good” (Moroni 9:5, 19). The other 6 days will include 5-10 minute "devotionals." Chapter 3 talks about priesthood ordination. That’s just not true. That is one message that stuck out to me the most this year – and one that I think we really needed this year is the message that the Lord does not forget His people. I’m so grateful to Heather for creating this podcast to supplement Come Follow Me. We have something that the world needs, and our Heavenly Father has given us each gifts that can help us in sharing what we have with other people. *Subscription coincides with the Come Follow Me curriculum and will automatically switch to Doctrine and Covenants if you are already subscribed. We also read about several people and groups of people who forgot the Lord, and ignored the things they once knew were true, and tried to go their own way – and in the end nothing worked out well for them at all. Now for a lot of us who were baptized at 8 years old, I don’t think at the time we understood the meaning of a broken heart and a contrite spirit – but I think this applies to us our whole lives – and that’s why we take the sacrament each week and have an opportunity to renew those covenants we made at baptism – because our lives are long and as people we change – and we have a constant need to evaluate and reevaluate our lives and our relationship with our Savior. Looking for a quick, easy and CUTE handout for your weekly Come Follow Me Lessons? And guess what? We have made it to the last chapter in the Book of Mormon. Amen. The last section of this lesson talks about how we can be perfected through the grace of Jesus Christ. For Primary. Spoiler alert: it’s Jesus! During these perilous times of which the Apostle Paul prophesied. As Elder Neal A. Maxwell taught, “To those who have eyes to see and ears to hear, it is clear that the Father and the Son are giving away the secrets of the universe!”, And again, behold I say unto you that he cannot have faith and hope, save he shall be, Wherefore, my beloved brethren, if ye have not charity, ye are nothing, for charity never faileth. I found this that I really liked in a BYU religious studies article. In chapter 9 verse 25 he says: 25 My son, be faithful in Christ; and may not the things which I have written grieve thee, to weigh thee down unto death; but may Christ lift thee up, and may his sufferings and death, and the showing his body unto our fathers, and his mercy and long-suffering, and the hope of his glory and of eternal life, rest in your mind forever. 86 Episodes. But in the lesson it says this: Mormon’s description of the horrible sins of the Nephites have led some to mistakenly conclude that victims of sexual assault or abuse have violated the law of chastity. 5 And the achurch did meet together boft, to cfast and to pray, and to speak one with another concerning the welfare of their souls. Come Follow Me 2021 Frame-able Printables. So many times this year, when I would get disappointing news, or feel frustrated about the latest thing to be cancelled or shut down, when I would sit down to study these lessons I would immediately feel peace. Help Me Understand the New Testament with Jason And this year in trying to find my own truth among all of the issues floating around out there – it’s lead me down some contentious paths at times. … Charity is something one becomes”. There are so many loud voices in the world – and it’s important that we really listen to those who are using their authority that comes from the Lord. He taught, “I solemnly testify that when another’s acts of violence, perversion, or incest hurt you terribly, against your will, you are not responsible and you must not feel guilty” (“Healing the Tragic Scars of Abuse,” Ensign, May 1992, 32). It means letting the Atonement of Jesus Christ “and the hope of his glory and of eternal life, rest in your mind” (Moroni 9:25). Precious insights like these give us reason to be thankful that the Lord preserved Moroni’s life so he could “write a few more things” (Moroni 1:4). In the rest of these chapters Moroni talks about ordinances – and I love that he did this because we know that over the years thorugh the apostacy and all of the revisions of the bible a lot of important details of the gospel of Jesus Christ were either changed or lost altogether, so Moroni shares with us the correct way to do some really important things. And yet Mormon still found cause for hope—teaching us that hope does not mean ignoring or being naive about the world’s problems; it means having faith in Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ, whose power is greater and more everlasting than those problems. You are a gift in our homes! The Book of Mormon is full of people who let God prevail in their lives, and it’s full of people who didn’t. Most important, we can ask God (see James 1:5; Doctrine and Covenants 112:10). The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Each one of us are also people with stories – and these same promises and blessing that applied to the people of the Book of Mormon also apply to us. Doctrine and Covenants 2; Joseph Smith—History 1:27–65: “The Hearts of the Children Shall Turn to … My counselors wanted me to ask the Bishop about going on a ski trip with the Young Men. I also loved how he said that we need to have a determination to serve Him to the end. Perhaps most important, all of this can remind you of “how merciful the Lord hath been” to you, for one of the main purposes of the Book of Mormon is to invite each of us to receive God’s mercy—an invitation expressed simply in Moroni’s farewell words, “Come unto Christ, and be perfected in him” (Moroni 10:32). Still others deny their gifts by simply neglecting them or failing to develop them. When the sacrament is blessed we speak to our Heavenly Father in the name of our Savior. Tags can be used for family lessons, Sunday School and Primary Classes or even ministering! It talks about how infant baptism is incorrect, and it’s incorrect to think that any child or any person who dies without the law or without making covenants is condemned. Does anyone have any study suggestions?? Mormon and Moroni lived in a time of pretty great wickedness, and it would have been really easy for them to just feel a lot of despair and want to give up – again, I feel like we can relate to them on some level. Or your thoughts might turn to the mercy the resurrected Savior showed to the people when He healed their sick and blessed their little children. And none were received unto baptism save they took upon them the name of Christ, having a determination to serve Him to the end. of it unto you, by the power of the Holy Ghost. Pin 2. Our Heavenly Father cares about what we care about – and all we have to do is talk to Him. And then I was like "YES!!" And the answer for me has always been through the gospel of Jesus Christ. We don’t have to live in fear. As Elder Neal A. Maxwell taught, “To those who have eyes to see and ears to hear, it is clear that the Father and the Son are giving away the secrets of the universe!”13. Wherefore, cleave unto charity, which is the greatest of all, for all things must fail—, “The reason charity never fails and the reason charity is greater than even the most significant acts of goodness … is that charity, ‘the pure love of Christ’ (, or state of being. I’m not sure where Come Follow Me will fit into that, but I’m going to take a break and try and figure it out. Hopefully by pondering these examples, it will help us to let God prevail in our own lives. Or your thoughts might turn to the mercy the resurrected Savior showed to the people when He healed their sick and blessed their little children. 87 Avsnitt | Religion och andlighet Spela upp senaste Short weekly thoughts and insights into the Come Follow Me curriculum of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 6 talking about this. New episode every Thursday. He taught, “I solemnly testify that when another’s acts of violence, perversion, or incest hurt you terribly, against your will, you are not responsible and you must not feel guilty” (“, But it is mockery before God, denying the mercies of Christ, and the power of his Holy Spirit, and putting trust in, My son, be faithful in Christ; and may not the things which I have written grieve thee, to weigh thee down unto, ; but may Christ lift thee up, and may his sufferings and death, and the showing his body unto our fathers, and his mercy and, , and the hope of his glory and of eternal life, rest in your, After finishing his father’s record of the Nephites and abridging the record of the Jaredites, Moroni thought at first that his record-keeping work was done (see, ). He says: 3 And I, Moroni, will not adeny the Christ; wherefore, I wander whithersoever I can for the safety of mine own life. I read a comment on social media from someone who said that Moroni never got to be a prophet to his people, he’s really more of a prophet for us in our day. Weekly insights into the Come Follow Me curriculum of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Moroni’s admonition to “come unto Christ” involves more than learning about Him or thinking about Him more often or even trying harder to keep His commandments, as important as these things are. The Lord knew exactly what kind of world we would be living in – and He gave us these things to help us have the very best chance of making it through with our testimonies intact and feeling peace instead of despair. Some people deny that these gifts even exist. I think it’s that last statement that we need to worry about the most. Moroni 10 “Come unto Christ, and Be Perfected in Him” Thanks to Cassie for reminding me to put these up! We each have the ability to study things out in our own minds, and talk it over with our Heavenly Father, and make our own decisions about what is best for ourselves and our families. $6.00. SO how do we stand up for what’s right without being contentious – and how do we ourselves be counted as a peacable follower of Christ. The last thing Moroni tells us to do in that verse is to ponder these things in our hearts. This life is completely full of distractions. This will be an on-going post that I add to when we have more content related to each month’s Come Follow Me 2020 lessons! Short weekly thoughts and insights into the Come Follow Me curriculum of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. What more was there to say about two nations that were utterly destroyed? Oh that’s easy right?? These verses tell me where this power comes from. That being said, next week as we finish the Book of Mormon, that will be my last episode for awhile. To me that is one of the biggest tools that Satan is using in these last days to get good people to become complacent and frustrate God’s plan on the earth. Come Follow Me 2021 Personal Journal. In other words in order to take advantage of all of these blessings, we need to be humble, and we need to recognize that there is someone out there with a plan greater than our own. Hope you all have a good week!! 92 Followers. One thing that seemed to resonate the most with my listeners were the stories about my family. Meridian Magazine with Scot and Maurine Proctor. All we need to do is be obedient and try, and our Savior will make up the rest. Our workbooks come in quarters and ship right to your door. For the power of credemption cometh on all them that have dno law; wherefore, he that is not condemned, or he that is under no condemnation, cannot repent; and unto such baptism availeth nothing—. Come Follow Me 2020: The Book of Mormon We’ve added a DAILY reading schedule below! Come, Follow Me Weekly Lessons. ❤️ Love all you guys and thanks for your support this year. Perhaps Moroni included these messages in the Book of Mormon because he foresaw similarities between the perils of his day and ours. For Sunday School. I have had the thought dozens of times this year – where would I be without the gospel in my life. Perhaps Moroni included these messages in the Book of Mormon because he foresaw similarities between the perils of his day and ours. Certain scriptures might pop out at us or we may read something we’ve read 100 times in a new way based on where we are at at the time and the things that we individually need. I will be so glad to say goodbye to this year, and I just look forward to starting over again in January. In a very small way we are all a little bit like Moroni – we may have lost some of our support system. Read the current week, but also skip around to other weeks. This is a lifelong pursuit, that happens one day at a time. And so many more things that we learn from these people and these scriptures – these messages are for us today because these are the things that will help us become who we need to become and help us get through this complicated and sometimes tough life that we live. And immersing myself in all of these issues was starting to affect my mental health – and one day I really just had to ask myself if I really do believe that our Heavenly Father and our Savior are in charge. haha - I just talked about how the weekly lessons related to my life and I guess my family IS my life so that makes sense. Come, Follow Me Weekly Lessons. Follow Share . ⛰, You are such a joy to listen to each week! He knows our gifts, since He gave them to us”. It was a great blessing in my life and I’m going to try hard to not lose the lessons I’ve learned from that. I absolutely love the Book of Mormon. This year for me and for my family has been really difficult, as I’m sure it has been for all of you. He was writing to us – to people of future generations hoping to share some thoughts that would help someone somewhere – and he definitely accomplished that. The book closes with a similar message from Moroni as he prepared to “seal up” the records: he invited us to “remember how merciful the Lord hath been” (Moroni 10:2–3). And when we choose to immerse ourselves in the rhetoric of the world, it just drags us down. When these words were written, the Nephite people as a whole were tumbling headlong into apostasy. I urge you to stretch beyond your current spiritual ability to receive personal revelation, for the Lord has promised that “if thou shalt [seek], thou shalt receive revelation upon revelation, knowledge upon knowledge, that thou mayest know the mysteries and peaceable things—that which bringeth joy, that which bringeth life eternal.”12, Oh, there is so much more that your Father in Heaven wants you to know. Let’s study together! Ho pefully a Come Follow Me Home Study Printable with the weekly lesson, will help your family like it has helped mine. In verses 4 and 5 it says: 4 And after they had been received unto baptism, and were wrought upon and acleansed by the power of the Holy Ghost, they were numbered among the people of the bchurch of Christ; and their cnameswere taken, that they might be remembered and nourished by the good word of God, to keep them in the right way, to keep them continually dwatchful unto prayer, erelying alone upon the merits of Christ, who was the author and the finisher of their faith. 2 Shares. Come Follow Me 2020 Come Follow Me 2020 Weekly Reading Schedule and Helps Adam January 3, 2020 one Comments . Rather, this is an invitation to come unto Christ in the most complete sense possible, And now I bid unto all, farewell. Starting to get sick turned out to be a HUGE BLESSING!!! , “Come unto Christ, and Be Perfected in Him”, Thanks to Cassie for reminding me to put these up! So what I get from that is that instead of taking it upon ourselves to point out everyone elses flawed logic and getting upset and speaking out about every thing that we think is wrong – maybe we need to worry about our own salvation first, about learning and living the gospel ourselves, so that we can share that with other people. This week we read 3 of the last 4 chapters in the Book of Mormon. and through that ordinance we promise to take His name upon us. Doctrine and Covenants Historical Resources. In verse 32 it says: Yea, come unto Christ, and be perfected in him, and deny yourselves of all ungodliness; and if ye shall deny yourselves of all ungodliness, and love God with all your might, mind and strength, then is his grace sufficient for you, that by his grace ye may be perfectin Christ; and if by the grace of God ye are perfect in Christ, ye can in nowise deny the power of God. , Let’s talk about enduring our trials, secret combinations, and trusting the Lord. Come Follow Me 2021 Complete Printable & Journal Kit for Families. Despite having read it many times in my life, I am still so excited to … And when ye shall receive these things, I would exhort you that ye would, God, the Eternal Father, in the name of Christ, if these things are not. But here is Mormon’s message to his son. And that’s why we are encouraged to study the Book of Mormon every day – because as we grow and change throughout our lives, these messages kind of grow and change with us. And it took me a long time to get comfortable with having people listen to what I had to say – but as I have kept at it over these last 2 years it’s turned into something really awesome for me at least and its helped me grow as a person, and hopefully it’s helped a few other people along the way too. I want to thank each one of you so much for joining me in my study this year. Others might deny that they have spiritual gifts but recognize them in other people. The book closes with a similar message from Moroni as he prepared to “seal up” the records: he invited us to “remember how merciful the Lord hath been” (, ). And I do believe that – so I came to the conclusion that I just had to let some of these issues go – that what I really need to be concerned with is my own salvation, and my responsibility to serve my Savior by serving other people and sharing what I have to give. Right now our Stake is limiting groups to 10, with social distancing and masks. shall give the Holy Ghost; and in my name shall ye give it, for thus do mine apostles. So how do we keep ourselves out of it when this is just part of the world that we live in? It means “lay[ing] hold upon every good thing” (, ). Because it is 100 percent not your fault. Still others deny their gifts by simply neglecting them or failing to develop them. There is so much contention and confusion in the world right now – and Satan is at the head of all of it. 23 But it is mockery before God, denying the mercies of Christ, and the power of his Holy Spirit, and putting trust in adead works. Our Heavenly Father is not a stern judge that goes strictly by the letter of the law. Come Follow Me 2021 Family Journal. Weekly insights into the Come Follow Me lessons of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Monthly planner with space for notes. There is a line of authority – people authorized by other people who are authorized to perform ordinances. New podcast episode every Thursday! We can reference our patriarchal blessing, ask those who know us best, and personally identify what we are naturally good at and enjoy. I have really high hopes for next year, I feel like the church and just people in general really want to start moving forward – whatever that might look like. Let’s study together! After Moroni had finished putting together the record of the Jaredites, he thought he might be done with his work, but in verse one he says: I had supposed anot to have written more, but I have not as yet perished; and I make not myself known to the Lamanites lest they should destroy me. Joseph Smith-History 1:11 …I was one day reading the Epistle of James, first chapter and fifth verse, which reads: If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men libera… Chapter 7 is one of those chapters where I start highlighting things that I find significant, and then as I go along I find that I’m literally highlighting the entire chapter. 5 And by the power of the Holy Ghost ye may know the truth of all things. Apparently I'm not 20 years old anymore. So my daughter has prayed for a lot of specific things – one of those is that she would be able to get a calling in her ward – and she has been able to be a Sunday School teacher on zoom and through that she’s been able to share a little bit of herself with other people and make some connections to people that way that she wouldn’t have otherwise. Come Follow Me - Weekly. We have these writings and these stories to help us learn lessons that can make our lives easier and happier today. Guys, I'm not going to lie, studying Come Follow Me as a family, hasn't gotten any easier. I started to worry: what if I was sick right when life was starting back up? We can reference our patriarchal blessing, ask those who know us best, and personally identify what we are naturally good at and enjoy. What are we doing to develop the gifts that we have? Perhaps most important, all of this can remind you of “how merciful the Lord hath been” to you, for one of the main purposes of the Book of Mormon is to invite each of us to receive God’s mercy, —an invitation expressed simply in Moroni’s farewell words, “Come unto Christ, and be perfected in him” (, Behold, I would exhort you that when ye shall read these things, if it be wisdom in God that ye should read them, that ye would remember how, the Lord hath been unto the children of men, from the creation of Adam even down until the time that ye shall receive these things, and, and in your soul, and bind them for a sign upon your. We would just set up a card table in our family room eveyr week with a tablecloth on top of it – and as my boys went to bless the sacrament I had that realization that they were actually kneeling down to say the prayer. Make your primary feel warm, inclusive, welcoming, & fun with these free primary 2020 printables! I love this quote from Elder Holland who said: “ surely the thing God enjoys most about being God is the thrill of being merciful, especially to those who don’t expect it and often feel they don’t deserve it.” Our Heavenly Father loves us and our Savior’s atonement can help us no matter what.
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