The Holy Ghost Comforts and Guides me

Sharing Time Ideas from the 2016 Outline Encourage understanding: Divide the children into groups, and give each group a piece of paper with the following scriptures: “Verily, verily, I say unto you, I will impart unto you of my Spirit, which shall enlighten your mind, which shall fill your soul with ______” (D&C 11:13). “If ye will enter in by the way [baptism], and receive the Holy Ghost, it will ______ unto you all things what ye should do” (2 Nephi 32:5). “The Comforter, which… Read more »

LDS Baptism Sharing Time Idea

Sharing Time Ideas from the 2016 Outline Encourage understanding: Ask a child to come to the front of the room and hold his or her arms out. Then place a book in each hand. Read Mosiah 18:7–11. Explain that one of the covenants we make when we are baptized is to “bear one another’s burdens, that they may be light.” Ask the child holding the books if his or her arms are getting tired. Have two other children help hold up his or… Read more »

LDS Repentance Sharing Time

Sharing Time Idea from the 2016 Outline Introduce the doctrine: Invite the children to open their scriptures and read Doctrine and Covenants 58:42–43. Ask them to identify what happens when we repent of our sins. (If possible, invite the children to mark these verses in their scriptures.) Briefly tell the children about Enos (see Enos 1:1–4), and have a child read Enos 1:5–8. Testify that the Atonement of Christ makes it possible for us to be forgiven of our sins. Encourage understanding: Explain that people… Read more »

Faith Sharing Time Idea

Sharing Time Idea from the 2016 Outline Introduce the doctrine and encourage understanding: Write “Faith in Jesus Christ leads us to love Him, trust Him, and keep His commandments” on the board. Show the children some seeds. Ask: “What can these seeds become?” “How do you know these seeds will grow?” “What must we do to make them grow?” Explain that our faith in Jesus Christ, like a seed, can grow if we nurture it. Discuss things we can do to… Read more »