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 »

Sharing Time Idea from the 2015 Outline Introduce the doctrine: Write on the board Doctrine and Covenants 63:9: “But, behold, faith cometh not by signs, but signs follow those that believe.” Explain that the word signs in this scripture can also mean miracles.Have the children stand and read the scripture aloud together. Point out the word faith. Explain that miracles are not always dramatic events and that we must first have faith, and then we will recognize miracles in our… Read more »

Sharing Time Ideas from the 2015 Outline INTRODUCE THE DOCTRINE: Place a picture of Jesus Christ on the board. Draw a staircase with four steps leading up to the picture. Say together the fourth article of faith, and invite the children to name the first principles and ordinances of the gospel as you write them on the appropriate steps. Count on your fingers as you say each principle and ordinance. Consider ways to help the children memorize the fourth article… Read more »

Sharing Time Idea from 2011 Sharing Time Outline IDENTIFY THE DOCTRINE AND ENCOURAGE UNDERSTANDING (seeing an object lesson and singing a song): 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… Read more »

My Faith in Jesus Christ is strengthened when I obey. Here is my Sharing Time idea for the 1st week in May. I began with a totally different idea, but I just didn’t love it, so I called my Mom one day and was talking with her. We started talking about my blog, and so I shared my idea with her. She thought it was a good idea, but she said, “When I think of strengthening, I think of lifting… Read more »