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Be Ye Therefore Perfect – Easier Said Than Done

Imagine that you are asked to run two miles. You are told that by the end of the journey you will feel accomplished and better than you have ever felt before. As you approach the end of the second mile, bystanders start cheering you on, clapping excitedly, and tell you that you only have three miles to go. At the …

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A True Friend

Summer time and back to school means time for friends, both new and old. Check out this great family home evening lesson on friendship and the importance of being a good friend! Scripture: Matthew 7:12 Hymn: Jesus Said Love Everyone of Love One Another Lesson: Two Boys Delivering Newspapers or Jonathan and David Treat: Fruit Cake or Watermelon Sorbet Activity: Firefly (flashlight game) or Sponge Brigade •View entire lesson...

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Working Together

Summer is a great time of fun. It is also a great time to learn how to work & complete new tasks. We all have work to do in order to improve ourselves and bless those around us. Check out this great family home evening on work! Scripture: 2 Chronicles 15:7 Hymn: When We're Helping or Put Your Shoulder to the Wheel Lesson: Working Together or Work is a Blessing Treat: Want Some Mower? or Strawberry Shortcake Snake Activity: Do Some Yard Work or Play Shrinking Islands •View entire lesson...

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Classic FHE Lesson: Tithing

Tithing FHE

When we pay tithing, we can receive many blessings. Here is a great family home evening lesson that helps us understand the blessings and importance of paying our tithing. Scripture: 3 Nephi 23:12-13 Hymn: “Because I Have Been Given Much" Hymn 219 Lesson: Is My Tithing Too Small or Tithing First Treat: White Hot Chocolate or Eat Your Heart Out Activity: Decorate tithing Jars or Play a Board Game •View entire lesson...

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Fast Offerings

"The bishop took us around in a wagon, and we loaded that wagon with eggs and tomatoes and carrots and meat, sometimes a chicken or two. And we drove right over to the people who needed it and gave it to them. They surely were glad to get it. Nineteen thirty-six, it was.” Check out this family home evening lesson on fast offerings! Scripture: Isaiah 58 : 6-7 Hymn: Bless Our Fast, We Pray or Give Said the Little Stream Lesson: You Can’t Fit a Chicken in an Envelope Treat: Apple Snack Cake or Roasted Eggplant Spread Activity: Play a board game as a family, or deliver a treat. •View entire lesson...

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Personal Journals

His journal was 33 black binders on the shelves of his personal study when President Spencer W. Kimball was called to be President of the Church in 1973. Since then, he has frequently counseled and exhorted members of the Church to keep personal journals. Check out this great family home evening lesson on journal writing! Scripture: 3 Nephi 23:12-13 Hymn: “Families Can Be Together Forever" Lesson: President Kimball Speaks Out on Personal Journals Treat: Crunchy Sesame Cany or Pear Fritters Activity: Start a new journals or read from an ancestors journal •View entire lesson...

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Tithing Settlement

The Lord has blessed us with many things. He only asks that we keep his commandments. One His commandments is tithing. He simply asks for 10%. With the end of the year rolling around, it is time for us to declare our tithing at tithing settlement. Check out this great family home evening lesson on tithing settlement! Scripture: James E Faust Quote Hymn: I'm Glad to Pay a Tithing or Do What is Right Lesson: Tithing Settlement Treat: Thumbprint Cookies or Caramel Thumbprints Activity: Tithing Jars, Field Trip, Practice Calculating Tithing •View entire lesson...

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Baptism

When we think of missionary work, we often think of baptism. It is the first ordinance of the gospel. It is an action we take to show our willingness & desire to come unto Christ. Baptisms are special & sacred experiences are not forgotten. Check out this great family home evening lesson on baptism! Scripture: John 14:15 Hymn: When I am Baptized or Come, Follow Me Lesson: Baptism Treat: Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate or Apple Enchiladas Activity: Mother May I?, Memorized Baptism Covenants, Share your Baptism Experience •View entire lesson...

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General Conference

With General Conference was almost a month ago, now is a great time to review what we were taught. There were many different subjects covered and great talks by all who spoke. Check out this great family home evening lesson on general conference! Scripture: D&C 1:11 Hymn: The Prophet Said to Plant a Garden or How Firm a Foundation Lesson: General Conference Treat: M&M Bark or Rolo Cake Mix Bars Activity: Follow the Leader, Obstacle Course, I Went to General Conference... •View entire lesson...

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Scripture Study

In the Latter-days we are blessed with living prophets & with the records of the ancient prophets. The scriptures can bring us guidance & inspiration as we study them. However, sometimes we get in a rut & are not quite sure how to effectively study our scriptures. Check out this great family home evening lesson on scripture study! Scripture: D&C 109: 14-15 Hymn: Search Ponder, and Pray or As I Search the Holy Scriptures Lesson: Scripture Study Treat: Halloween Chex Mix or Goblin Feet Activity: Scripture Rock, Scripture Bookmark, Scripture Charades •View entire lesson...

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