Use for Young Women, Young Men, Family Home Evening, Seminary/Institute
ACTIVITY: Sacred Triangle mobile with Mr. and Mrs. Promises treat*
Help youth make the promise by memorizing the promise on the triangle. Remind them that marriage is a sacred promise, and Heavenly Father and Jesus want us to be married in the temple, sealed to our spouse and children forever. Families can be together forever with Heavenly Father’s plan of temple marriage.
Youth can write things they will do to prepare to enter the temple and live a righteous life: • Keep commandments • Read scriptures • Learn about Jesus Christ • Be chaste • Choose a worthy companion
. Triangle Mobile: Punch holes in the top of triangle and tie strings to hang.
. THOUGHT TREAT *Mr. and Mrs. Promises Treat: Purchase a small bag of M&M candies for each youth. Fold and staple label on sides and insert M&M candies at the top of the bag shown below. See M&M Midweek Activity (discussion) below.
TESTIMONY SHARING: Ask youth to share their testimony on the following. Click on the following website objective to introduce the testimony sharing (that follows): How can I prepare now to be a righteous wife and mother? “To prepare to be a righteous wife and mother, young women should focus on the Savior and on developing Christlike attributes. The family proclamation says that “successful marriage and families are established and maintained on principles of faith, prayer, repentance, forgiveness, respect, love, compassion, work, and wholesome recreational activities. … Mothers are primarily responsible for the nurture of their children” (“The Family: A Proclamation to the World,” Ensign or Liahona, Nov. 2010, 129). ”
FOR YOUNG MEN: Invite quorum members to read Abraham 1:1–2 or watch the video “Earthly Father, Heavenly Father.” Ask them to write down a description of the kind of husbands and fathers they want to be. Invite them to share what they wrote if they would like to. Encourage them to add to their descriptions throughout the lesson. SHOW VIDEO (noted above) – CLICK HERE TO VIEW VIDEO FROM YOUR I-PHONE.
More Learning Activities:
COMPANIONSHIP GOALS DISCUSSION: Discuss the blessings of common goals in a marriage companionship. Discuss the dangers of dating those with different values in hopes of converting or changing them. Find prophets’ quotes. Express the supreme importance of temple marriage.
*M&M MARVELOUS MARRIAGE DISCUSSION: Talk about Mr. and Mrs. Marvelous marriages. Tell about the prophet and his wife. Invite someone who has a temple marriage to come as a couple to discuss temple marriage.
SHOW VIDEO: I’m a Mormon, Radio Show Host, and Happy Wife and Mom – As a radio host, Mormon Julie McGurk helps people see things in another way. With the help of the gospel of Jesus Christ, she has changed her own perspective on family. www.mormon.org/julie CLICK HERE TO VIEW VIDEO FROM YOUR I-PHONE.
SHOW VIDEO: Eternal Marriage—Debbie – Debbie explains how marriage can last forever. (1:29) CLICK HERE TO VIEW VIDEO FROM YOUR I-PHONE.
YOUTH TESTIMONY SHARING: Ask youth to share their testimony on the lesson subjects below. Click on the QUESTION* next to “Come, Follow Me” Lesson to lead you into a discussion or the sharing of testimonies.
USE IN AUGUST:
August: “Marriage and Family”
“Marriage between a man and a woman is ordained of God and … the family is central to the Creator’s plan for the eternal destiny of His children” (“The Family: A Proclamation to the World,” Ensign or Liahona, Nov. 2010, 129).
*QUESTION “Come Follow Me” Lesson: How can I prepare now to be a righteous wife and mother?
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