For tonight's Family Home Evening the topic in which I have chosen is:
Heavenly Blesses Us When We Live the Word of Wisdom (Faith in God Activity)
Have a member of the family member say the prayer
Discuss any family business
Follow-up with last weeks FHE.
Scripture: Read: D&C 89
Family Home Evening Instruction:
After reading Section 89 of the Doctrine and Covenants together as a family. Give each member of the family the Word of Wisdom printable. Ask your family members what the Word of Wisdom asks us not to partake of. (Strong Drinks aka. Alcohol, Tobacco, Hot Drinks aka. coffee and tea). Have them write these things in the circle with the line through it, labeled "Do Not Partake Of".
Next, ask your family what the scripture says about what foods we should eat. These include: wholesome herbs, herb, fruit (with prudence and thanksgiving), flesh also of beasts and of the fowls (sparingly), All grain (staff of life).
Invite your family members to write these in the box that says, "Good to Eat".
Ask your family what some of the blessings are that we can receive if we live the Word of Wisdom? Answers:
"18...receive health in their navel and marrow to their bones;
19 And shall find wisdom and great treasures of knowledge, even hidden treasures;
20 And shall run and not be weary, and shall walk and not faint." -D&C 89:18-20
Invite family members to write these blessings in the box labeled "Blessings We Will Receive".
Show the video, "Word of Wisdom"
After, the video invite each member of the family to make a commitment to live the Word of Wisdom.
Invite family members to bear their testimonies about how they will be blessed by living the Word of Wisdom.
Close with a Family Prayer.
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