Repentance Sharing Time Idea

Every first Sunday of the month a Bishopric member is in charge of Sharing Time in our Ward. After I shared my ideas for this week’s Sharing Time, here, my husband told me that he was teaching this week. We started talking about the idea in the outline, and other possible ideas. We both loved the idea in the outline, so I started sharing different ideas that he could do. We both liked the ideas, so I decided to share… Read more »

Repentance Sharing Time Ideas

Sharing Time Ideas from the 2017 Outline Encourage understanding (participating in an object lesson):Give each child a pebble. Ask the children to put the pebble in their shoe, and invite them to stand and walk. Ask the children how it feels to walk with a pebble in their shoe. Ask how sin is like the pebble. (It doesn’t feel good; it makes us unhappy.) Have them remove the pebble, and ask how repenting and receiving Heavenly Father’s forgiveness is like… Read more »

Repentance Sharing Time Idea

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 »

Repent Sharing Time Idea

Sharing Time Idea from the 2016 Outline Introduce the doctrine: Divide the children into groups and give each group a phrase from the third article of faith. Have each group stand, in the correct order, and repeat their phrase. Then have the entire Primary stand and repeat the whole article of faith. Repentance Sharing Time Idea Encourage understanding: Testify that one way the Atonement of Jesus Christ saves us is that it saves us from sin. Show the children a clear glass of… Read more »

Sharing Time Ideas from the 2015 Outline Introduce the doctrine: Display a picture of Jesus Christ on the board. Help the children memorize “Yea, come unto Christ, and be perfected in him” (Moroni 10:32). Write each word of the scripture on a separate piece of paper. Post the pieces of paper in random order on the board. Invite the children to look up the scripture and read it with you. Have a child find the first word of the scripture and… Read more »

Sharing Time Ideas from the 2015 Outline Encourage Understanding and Application: Explain that because of Jesus Christ, when we do something wrong we can repent, which means we stop sinning and turn to God. Explain that repentance includes feeling sorry, asking for forgiveness, righting the wrong, and not repeating the wrong. Briefly discuss these steps, emphasizing how the Savior can help us. Divide the children into groups and give each group a case study. Have them read the case study… Read more »

  Sharing Time Idea from the 2015 Outline Introduce the doctrine:Write the third article of faith on the board and invite the children to repeat it with you a few times. Briefly explain any words the children do not understand. (For example, the Atonement is what Jesus did to make it possible for us to repent and return to God.) Erase one or two words and say it together again. Repeat to help the children memorize it. Encourage understanding:Tell the… Read more »

 Sharing Time Idea from the Primary Outline IDENTIFY THE DOCTRINE (revealing a picture): Prepare word strips with words from the sentence “Repentance is a change of mind and heart” written on each one. Use the word strips to cover a picture of the Anti-Nephi-Lehies burying their weapons. Ask a few children to remove the word strips and place them in the correct order on the board. Ask the children to read the sentence together, using actions to emphasize the words mind and… Read more »