Tag: baptism

June 26, 2011
Testimony Building, Fourth Article of Faith, Solid Foundation

I wanted to teach the children about the 4th article of faith and how these principles and ordinances can help us build and strengthen our personal testimony. To do this I needed to build a small table. I was able to cut a piece of particle board into a 6 inch by 4 inch rectangle. […]

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November 3, 2010
Baptism is the Key

Materials needed: A lock and key for the attention activity (for example, a padlock, diary, jewelry box, or suitcase lock) A cutout copy of a paper key with the word Covenant written on it Lesson Display a key. Ask the children what a key is used for. You might have a child use the key […]

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April 13, 2010
The Holy Ghost Brings us Comfort by Shining our path way with Light

I was asked to speak at a Baptism on the Holy Ghost. The twin girls were 14 and new to the church. I purchased 2 small $1 flashlights and put them in simple gift bags. I spoke on the Gift of the Holy Ghost and used Scriptures that talked about how finding truth through the […]

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June 22, 2009
The Gift of the Holy Ghost - Flashes and Steady Light

Items needed: a camera a flashlight Lesson Show the camera to the audience. Explain that when you feel the Holy Ghost before you are confirmed, it's influence can be felt in flashes, like this camera flash. When you are confirmed, you receive the Gift of the Holy Ghost. That gift is like a light that […]

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March 7, 2008
The Power of the Atonement

Place stones or bricks in a backpack. On the stones or bricks, write the words "pains, sorrows, burdens, temptations, troubles and worries." (You could wrap the bricks in brown paper and write the words on the bricks.) Ask someone to carry to backpack. How would they like to carry the backpack all day? all week? […]

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August 11, 2006
Repentance makes us clean

Items needed pie pan half full of water pepper bar of soap Begin by having some water in the pie pan. Sprinkle pepper into the pan as you talk about how sinning can make us feel sad and unclean. Hold up the bar of soap and ask what the purpose of soap is. (Answer: to […]

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February 15, 2006
Baptism Egg

Items needed crayons hard-boiled egg Hold up the pure white egg and tell how we all come to the earth pure and unblemished. As we grow, we make mistakes which tarnish us. Take the crayons and make marks on the shell of the hard boiled egg as you mention possible sins-lied to my mom, hit […]

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September 17, 2005
A Change of Heart

Items needed a plate of cookies a bag of carrots I presented this object lesson as part of the YW lesson entitled A Change of Heart. As I was setting up the table, the girls got excited when they saw the plate of cookies. And as I expected, they didn't seem to notice the bag […]

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August 24, 2005
Holy Ghost is a Comforter

I brought a comforter from home and talked about how the Holy Ghost is the Comforter. Then I held up a small wall hanging I had made using the attic windows quilt block and talked about how each of these 'windows' could represent a different role of the the Holy Ghost (Comforter, companion, etc.) and […]

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August 24, 2005
Sin interferes with hearing the Holy Ghost

Items needed mason jar quarter potting soil spoon or other scoop Start with a mason canning jar or a clear vase. Explain that this represents the person being baptized (Johnny). Hold up a shiny new quarter and explain that this is the Holy Ghost. Drop it into the jar and shake it around. Ask the […]

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