The Sacrament Prayers: Consider five ways to increase

O God, the Eternal Father, we ask
the impact and power of our
thee in the name of thy Son, Jesus regular participation in the sacred
Christ, to bless and sanctify this ordinance of the sacrament.
bread to the souls of all those who
partake of it, that they may eat in
remembrance of the body of thy Son, 1. Prepare in Advance (prayer &
and witness unto thee, O God, the repent)
Eternal Father, that they are willing to
take upon them the name of thy Son, 2. Arrive Early (and sit quietly
and always remember him and keep listening to the prelude music, not
his commandments which he has transmitting messages)
given them; that they may always
have his Spirit to be with them. Amen.
3. Sing & Learn from the words of
the Sacrament Hymn
O God, the Eternal Father, we ask
thee in the name of thy Son, Jesus 4. Spiritually Participate in the
Christ, to bless and sanctify this wine Prayers (Moroni 4-5)
to the souls of all those who drink of
it, that they may do it in remembrance
of the blood of thy Son, which was 5. Ponder & Remember Him as the
shed for them; that they may witness Sacrament Emblems are Passed
unto thee, O God, the Eternal Father, (If helpful, review the prayers, the
that they do always remember him, hymn, or the words of The Living
that they may have his Spirit to be
Christ)
with them. Amen.

“The Sacrament Can Help Us
Become Holy,” Elder Peter F. Meurs
Oct. 2016 General Conference
My Sacrament Journal

Challenge #1: Keep this Sacrament
journal for four weeks. Report back
to me or journal about how it has
changed your sacrament
experience.

Challenge #2: Memorize 1 verse of
a Sacrament hymn. Take time to
look up any scriptures referenced.
After taking the Sacrament the
following week, journal about how
this affected your Sacrament
experience.
As we consider our sacrament As we consider our sacrament
experience, we might ask experience, we might ask
ourselves: ourselves:

1. What will I do this week to better 1. What will I do this week to better
prepare for the sacrament? prepare for the sacrament?

2. Could I contribute more to the 2. Could I contribute more to the
reverence and revelation that can reverence and revelation that can
accompany the beginning of accompany the beginning of
sacrament meeting? If so, how? sacrament meeting? If so, how?

3. What doctrine was taught in the 3. What doctrine was taught in the
sacrament hymn? (Hymn #: _____) sacrament hymn? (Hymn #: _____)

4. What did I hear and feel as I listened 4. What did I hear and feel as I listened
to the sacrament prayers today? to the sacrament prayers today?

5. What did I think about as the 5. What did I think about as the
sacrament was passed? sacrament was passed?
As we consider our sacrament As we consider our sacrament
experience, we might ask experience, we might ask
ourselves: ourselves:

1. What will I do this week to better 1. What will I do this week to better
prepare for the sacrament? prepare for the sacrament?

2. Could I contribute more to the 2. Could I contribute more to the
reverence and revelation that can reverence and revelation that can
accompany the beginning of accompany the beginning of
sacrament meeting? If so, how? sacrament meeting? If so, how?

3. What doctrine was taught in the 3. What doctrine was taught in the
sacrament hymn? (Hymn #: _____) sacrament hymn? (Hymn #: _____)

4. What did I hear and feel as I listened 4. What did I hear and feel as I listened
to the sacrament prayers today? to the sacrament prayers today?

5. What did I think about as the 5. What did I think about as the
sacrament was passed? sacrament was passed?