Making and Keeping Sacred CovenantsFHE Lesson
by Alex Bates, Digitized and adapted by Lara Goold
Scriptures. Familiarize yourself with the story of CaptainMoroni (summary included) so you can retell it in your own words.
The purpose of this lesson is to teach children to make and keep sacredcovenants.
“Behold, whosoever will maintain this title upon the land, let them come forth inthe strength of the Lord, and enter into a covenant that they will maintain theirrights, and their religion, that the Lord God may bless them.”
Alma 46:20Opening song(s) and prayer:
“Dare to Do Right,
” Children’s Songbook, page 158“
Choose the Right Way
,” Children’s Songbook, page 160
that we must prepare to make covenants with Heavenly Father. Wehave made or are going to make a Baptismal Covenant, which we renew when wepartake of the sacrament. We should also start preparing now to go to the templeand make covenants with the Lord. In order to be worthy we must keep very high standards. Not all of our friends will have these same standards. WhenCaptain Moroni wanted to remind his army for what they were fighting for andthe values and standards they held, he made a banner to show his army.
Read or retell the story of Captain Moroni and the Title of Liberty
: summary and picture included
Standard of Liberty Activity—
Explain that we are going to make a “Standard of Liberty” to help remind us of the high standards Heavenly Father has asked us tokeep. Display the Standard of Liberty. Allow the children to take turns picking one of the different illustrations demonstrating the high standards they will needto live in order to be worthy to make sacred covenants with the Lord. As youexplain the covenants, attach the pieces to the banner until it is completed.Standards include:* Remember your baptismal covenant and listen to the Holy Ghost* Be honest with Heavenly Father, others, and yourself