Learning and Living the Gospel

“Learning and Living the Gospel,” Faith in God for Boys (2003), 6–7

Complete at least two of the following activities each year:

    Learning through Family Home Evening
  • Explain how taking the sacrament helps you renew your baptismal covenant. In a family home evening, teach others about things we can do to remain faithful.

  • Give a family home evening lesson on Joseph Smith’s First Vision (see Joseph Smith—History 1:1–20). Discuss how Heavenly Father answers our sincere prayers. knot icon

  • Mark these verses about the Holy Ghost in your scriptures: John 14:16–17, 2 Nephi 32:5, and Moroni 10:5. Discuss ways the Holy Ghost helps you.

  • Read a recent conference address given by the prophet. Decide what you can do to follow the prophet, and do it.

  • Give an opening and a closing prayer in family home evening or at Primary. Share your feelings about how prayer protects us and helps us to stay close to Heavenly Father and the Savior. knot icon

  • Tell a story from the Book of Mormon that teaches about faith in Jesus Christ. Share your testimony of the Savior. knot icon

  • Read D&C 89. Discuss how Heavenly Father blesses us when we faithfully live the Word of Wisdom. Help plan and conduct an activity to teach the Word of Wisdom to others.

  • Prepare a pedigree chart with your name and your parents’ and grandparents’ names. Prepare a family group record for your family and share a family story. Discuss how performing temple work blesses families. knot icon

  • Learn to sing “Choose the Right” (Hymns, no. 239). Explain what agency is and what it means to be responsible for your choices. Discuss how making good choices has helped you develop greater faith.

  • Plan and complete your own activity that will help you learn and live the gospel (write the activity below).