I Know the Scriptures are True
Opening Song with congregation: The Iron Rod, Hymns no 274
Children come up to seats after sacrament
Primary Leader: This year the children in our Primary had the opportunity to …
Sing: If I listen with my Heart, sheet music
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S: 2nd Nephi chapter 32 verse 3 says,
S: “Feast upon the words of Christ;
S: for behold, the words of Christ will tell you all things what ye should do”
S: The scriptures are the word of God.
S: We are to feast upon the words of Christ
S: The words of Christ will tell me all the things I should do.
S: I know the scriptures are true because they have been read to me.
S: I know the scriptures are true because they have been read to me.
Sing: I will follow God’s plan for me, CSB 164-65
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7: Moses chapter 1 verse 39 says, “For behold, this is my work and my glory—to bring to pass the immortality and eternal life of man”.
7: Heavenly Father has a plan for me and families are central to that plan.
7: I will follow God’s plan for me by praying, reading the scriptures, obeying my mom and dad, taking the sacrament and going to church every Sunday.
7: I will follow God’s plan by learning the articles of faith, being kind and helpful.
7: I followed God’s plan by getting baptized just as Jesus Christ was.
7: I know the scriptures are true and they teach me to follow God’s plan. I will follow God’s plan by having faith in Jesus Christ and trusting in Him.
Sing: Stand for the right, CSB 159
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4: Doctrine and Covenants section 1 verse 38 says, “What I the Lord have spoken, I have spoken…”
4: . . . whether by mine own voice or by the voice of my servants, it is the same”.
4: Prophets are servants of the Lord and speak for Heavenly Father.
4: We are blessed to be lead by a living Prophet today.
4: Our living Prophet today is President Thomas S. Monson.
4: President Monson teaches me to serve others.
4: President Monson tells fun stories that I like to listen to and learn from.
4: There is safety in following the Prophet.
4: So I will follow the Lords servant the prophet by obeying his words.
Sing: Scripture Power, sheet music
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10: Article of Faith number 3 says, “We believe that through the Atonement of Christ, all mankind may be saved, by obedience to the laws and ordinances of the Gospel”.
10: Jesus was chosen to be our Savior. Jesus is MY Savior and Redeemer.
10: Jesus Christ is the perfect example for me. I followed His example by being baptized. I chose to get baptized because I wanted to be closer to Jesus Christ and Heavenly Father. When I was baptized I felt happy, loved, spiritual and special. I know this is the true church.
10: Through the Atonement of Christ all mankind may be saved. Jesus is MY Savior and Redeemer.
10: From the scriptures I learn about Jesus’ Christ’s love for us and his willingness to pay the price for our sins.
10: Jesus Christ was resurrected, and I will be too. Jesus is MY Savior and Redeemer.
10: I remember when I was 10 years old and the missionaries came to give us the lessons of the gospel. And I remember learning more from the scriptures. Also my sister convinced me to start going to church again. Eventually I thought that I had learned enough to be baptized. After I got baptized I felt so good that I knew that I made the right choice.
Sing: Praise to the man, VS 1 and 3, hymns 27
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5: In Joseph Smith History chapter 1 verse 17 it says, “I saw two Personages, whose brightness and glory defy all description, standing above me in the air. One of them spake unto me, calling me by name and said, pointing to the other— This is My Beloved Son. Hear Him!”.
5: The Church of Jesus Christ was restored by the Prophet Joseph Smith. I belong to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
5: The Priesthood power has been restored to this earth. I am blessed by this power when my father gives me a blessing when I am sick.
Sing: The fourth Article of Faith, CSB 124
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9: The first principle of the Gospel of Jesus Christ is Faith. Having faith in Jesus Christ leads me to trust him, love him and keep his commandments.
9: Repentance is the second principle of the Gospel of Jesus Christ and repentance brings forgiveness.
9: I know the scriptures are true and in them I learn that to repent I must feel sorry, ask for forgiveness, right the wrong and not repeat the wrong.
9: When I was baptized, I made covenants or promises with God.
9: I know the scriptures are true and I can be reminded of my baptismal covenants by reading in Mosiah chapter 18.
9: Before I was baptized I felt happy because I thought about how I’m going to be a member of the church. After I was baptized I felt very warm. I feel happy that I got baptized.
9: After I was baptized I received the gift of the Holy Ghost. The Holy Ghost comforts and guides me.
9: I know the scriptures are true because they teach me about the principles and ordinances of the gospel.
Sing: I love to see the temple, CSB 95
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6: In ‘The Family: A Proclamation to the World’ paragraph 3 it says, “Sacred ordinances and covenants available in holy temples make it possible for individuals to return to the presence of God and for families to be united eternally”
6: I know the scriptures are true and in the scriptures I learn about that God has commanded his people to build temples.
6: The pioneers worked hard and sacrificed to build temples. Now there are over 134 temples in operation.
6: Families are blessed and united for eternity through sacred temple ordinances.
6: I can prepare now to be worthy to go to the temple by learning and living the Articles of Faith.
6: The temple is a house of God.
6: I can prepare now to be worthy to go to the temple by learning how to feel the Holy Ghost. When I was cleaning my room I was listening to my dads blessing to me and my heart felt warm and I asked myself, what is that? And I know it was the Holy Ghost.
Sing: The Lord gave me a Temple, CSB 153
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8: In 1st Corinthians chapter 3 verses 16 through 17 it says, “Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you?. . . The temple of God is holy, which temple ye are”.
8: Temples are beautiful, clean and white and help me remember my baptism day and that I was clean and pure on that day.
8: I know the scriptures are true and in them I learn that my body is a temple of God. Dressing modestly shows respect for Heavenly Father and myself.
8: Living the Word of wisdom as found in Doctrine and Covenants section 89 shows respect for my body.
8: Reading, watching and listening to wholesome things keeps my mind clean.
8: By keeping my mind and body clean I can feel the Spirit and my Savior’s love.
8: I was baptized because I felt the Holy Ghost tell me it was the right thing to do. I felt the Spirit after I was baptized. And I am trying to treat my body as a temple so I can continue to feel the Holy Ghost.
8: I know the scriptures are true and they teach me how to live the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Closing remarks: by Bishop
Closing Song with congregation: As I search the Holy Scriptures, Hymns no 277