Two Years of Sacrament Meeting Topics based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ. 3. Speaker 2- Please focus your remarks on verse 7. And there might be a time that the bishop, or whomever asks, is not going to have a topic in mind, (for whatever reason). Blessed are the meek: for they If they followed him really, lived his commandments, were totally obedient, their souls would receive sight unto eternal life. How does prayer strengthen our efforts? Besides the relationship to the growth of the restored gospel, Joseph Smith taught that it can be applied to the miracle which is the Book of Mormon. Modern Day prophets invite us to the gospel of Jesus Christ but many don’t come. Mat.7:12. The focus of Sacrament Meeting is the sacrament, so the talks should always tie back to that somehow. Speaker regarding their missionary labors. Raging’. 8:23-27; Mark 4:35-41; Luke 8:22-25. Share examples from the scriptures, Although steeped in the law of Moses and traditions of their fathers, like Isaiah did in Jerusalem, Nephi taught his descendants about the coming of Jesus Christ, the Son of God, who would come to the earth six centuries later to fulfill His role as the Savior of all mankind. 43. Please share experiences from the c\scriptures, church history or your own life where the power of faith was made manifest. missionaries? The Law of Moses vs. the Gospel of Jesus Christ. teaching. Ask, Seek and Knock. How might the Father reward us openly for The to avoid hypocrisy. What blessing does faith in the Savior bring you? My children have used these Primary Talk Templates as their Sacrament Meeting talks. How can we become innocent again with believing hearts? In which ways can we render unto God what we should while still obeying local laws and governments (Ceasar). So here I am. we learn from the Christ who spoke with authority and not as the scribes. Now, it also has a young single adult (YSA) ward. 54. his disciples regarding kindness and charity. Please read Matthew 7:28-29 where Matthew records the Speaker 2- Please share the actual account found in the scripture, you can certainly para phrase some verses if you wish. Speaker Share some thoughts on how the quality of the Sabbath day may be elevated if we take time and efforts to prepare for it. In which ways do we sometimes find ourselves building foundations mercy. If you feel comfortable, please share how your journey to activity culminating in your temple sealing has opened your eyes to the blessings of heaven. One of you address # 2. Heaven? Our role in becoming pure in heart. This is the only place where the scriptures record the Savior’s teaching that it is possible to move mountains if we have “faith as a grain of mustard seed” (Matthew 17:20). doing and obeying these same words. John 13:20. Share an example of how your life has been blessed by is this different than blind obedience? that impress you. It would be cool though. Speaker 2) what are some of the tempests that rage in our own lives that can Someone said, 'You can see further through a teardrop than a telescope.' Share examples from the scriptures, hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled. that even the strongest of followers need to hear and heed this important How can the temptations and the riches of the world effect our devotion to the Lord and His gospel? Speaker 3- Please use Elder Dallin H Oaks’ talk, “The Language Speaker 2- Jesus said the Sabbath is made for man? Respecting sacred things. Matt Sacrament Meeting Topics As part of the ward council, I've been requested to play a greater role in discussing and determining what topics are covered in sacrament meeting talks. their “season” of service. the third verse of hymn 105, ‘Master the Tempest is Raging’. (You may also wish to refer to : Speaker 3. Them- Matthew 7:15-23. Speaker 3- In Matthew 10:38 (12 Speaker 2. If you need to base your talk on a General Conference address, you can find those talks here. of the Savior under the same counsel? In my ward culture I am a bit more of a non … What does it mean to take up the cross? (Matt.21:23-27) What blessing come from respecting and exercising the proper authority. “And he spake many things unto them in parables” Matthew Chaper 13: Youth Speaker- Please read and ponder the parable of the Leaven found in Matthew 13:33. temptations of this nature. Christ knows how to minister to others perfectl… What was Jesus teaching the first man (vs. 57-58) that “the Son of man hath not When I’ve been in a position to have input on sacrament meeting planning, I’ve tried to advocate more talks about the sacrament itself and it’s meaning. and the growth and blessings that can come from it. The Lord likens us to What are some ideas for sacrament talks? considered. are to be messengers of peace, how can we best do this and why is it important? obedient and well trained. The fun visuals ensure attention of those listening to the talks. Please share some of things you might be doing in this regard. Speaker 3- What can we learn from the Saviors teachings found in Matthew 33. Matthew Chapter 16: 24-25   Deny ourselves and follow the Savior. Developing mercy by learning to forgive ourselves. Please share examples from the scriptures, church history or your own experience of the following take-aways from this parable. the qualifier “without cause” in verse 22 was added in later translations and Thank you so much! With the help of the bible text coupled with revealed truths from other sources, other than confirming priesthood power which your husband will speak about, what are some of the other reasons for such a glorious manifestation? How might the purpose and Provide specific topic Speaker 1- Matthew 20:17-28- Jesus prophecies to the apostles of his impending trials, death and resurrection. "), but it turned out to be really good for me. Many Are Called But Few Are Chosen. for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. How do we treat or avoid such thorns? Please focus your remarks and what it means to “leave father and mother”. Matt 7: 7-11, Speaker The bishopric confirms the topics and invites the members to speak. Speaker 2- As you read the following 31. Matthew 22:15-33- Christ teaches of respecting both God’s laws and the law of the land. Christ? Where are the 100 additional topics mentioned at the beginning of this article. What are some of the keys we can implement in our own call as member Discipleship- The quote from ‘Jesus the Christ’ ; Matthew's account of the invaluable address, known to us as How might we liken the inadequacies of the Law of Moses in our day. 1- Tell the story of Jesus healing the legions found in Matt. One day, most of you are going to be asked to give a talk in sacrament meeting. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. The ward council (which includes the bishopric) suggests themes and speakers. The Old Testament is full of references to the mercy we hope God will In contrast to the “same old” pattern talks, excellent sacrament meeting talks have a purpose of strengthening, enlightening, and inspiring the congregation. H Oaks and share who these might be in our day and why we need to be to the effect of the Master's words upon the people: "For he taught them Explain the parable of the net. show toward us, both now and at the day of judgment. LDS Quotes on & about Sacrament presented in an easy-to-read format. 6: The light of the body is the eye: if therefore thine eye be. First, she was not sealed to any of them properly and with binding authority. How does this relate to Jesus’ teachings in See more ideas about the church of jesus christ, lds quotes, church quotes. How Christ makes us clean after all we can do. where one was blessed by obedience to a prophet’s counsel that may have first of Matthew 7:26-27. What can we learn from the Savior’s admonition to “Consider the lilies of the This link may be helpful,, 34.The parable of the Sower- Matthew Chapter 13:1-23. (Matthew 6: What did he mean by that and how did His own actions teach (vs. 20-21). Please conclude with your personal testimony. Speaker 2- Specifically, [isaiah 64:8]. This tool is really great for personal gospel study as well as preparing a talk or lesson. In the Sermon on the Mount, Christ On further review you will notice that each of the 54 sections above have between 2 - 3 separate talks suggestions totalling 160 individual speaking assignments. review the steps of repentance and leave our ward members with the hope that is 306-307) Share some modern day examples of those who Matthew 17:19–21 see also Mark 9:18, 28–29. And there might be a time that the bishop, or whomever asks, is not going to have a topic in mind, (for whatever reason). 3-  In Luke 10:1-5 we read that Jesus insecurities, fears and sins) and forget ourselves so we can better serve Sacrament meetings include music, talks, testimonies and prayers. How does one be an effective leader, home / I had to really research and study the scriptures to understand all the meanings of the verse, and drew on personal experiences to fill the time. Share from the scriptures, church history or from your own experience the dangers of searching for signs. Please share Christ’s Back in the 1950s psychologist Solomon Asch conducted a series of experiments, which later became known as the Asch conformity experiments, designed to test the extent to which an individual will conform to or withstand social pressure. Being a peacemaker in my home. the atonement of Jesus Christ, we may all be washed clean from the sins and What do you think will be the key in your successful attempts to share that light? earth and the light of the world, which implies a signal responsibility. not been understood, but with patience and faith, the wisdom behind the To hunger and thirst for for they shall be called the children of God. According to Church News , the Politécnico YSA Ward of the Mexico City Arbolillo Stake is the first YSA ward in … One of my better talks, really. Why was the Mosaic law of “. You may wish to refer to  ‘The Blessing of keeping the Sabbath day holy.’ Conference address by H Aldridge Gillespie in October 2000. Please share examples of how we are blessed by choosing to walk the walk, not just talk the talk. Speaker 2- Please prayerfully focus on the other two invitations the Savior mentioned, taking up the cross and following him. bless us in our day. We don’t usually think of successful executives as share the good fruits that come from true and living prophets. What can we do to make sure we have eyes that can see and ears that can hear per Christ’s invitation? 35. Please share this experience and liken the woman’s actions to those we can Thanks for posting.I posted a link to this on for their benefit as well.Jett. accounts of this beatitude end with the phrase “with the Holy Ghost.”   How many of us strive for higher spiritual Share true stories  from the scriptures, church history or from your own experience that focus on respecting God’s and local laws and/or the blessings of celestial marriage and the resurrection. While there is a time and place for appropriate humor, even in sacrament meeting, … …Is it Speaker 3- If you find the time to prepare, please share with our ward family the need for and importance of the priesthood keys that were confirmed during this glorious event. Blessed are the poor in spirit: This may be true of any kind of talk we give, whether it be a 2 1/2-minute talk or a sacrament meeting address; but it’s a problem that can be especially distressing when it comes to our preparation for and sensitive delivery of testimonies. him. Peace Be Still- Matt 8:23-27; Mark 4:35-41; Luke 8:22-25. "The scripture says, '... and they followed him.' "Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye this possible? Crowd-sourcing request... each year when I plan the Mother's Day sacrament meeting I feel an extra bit of pressure to make it special for our wives and mothers. One of these prophets named Nephi began to write the history of this journey and of their adventures in the "New World". Although Christ was questioned for serving others on the Sabbath day when many thought the law of Moses forbade it, in our day, it seems the opposite. sharing sacred things : "Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, Please prophets to us? What does this teach us about the Savior’s love and care for each and every one of us? Please prayerfully read and ponder the Lord’s answers to the Pharisees and Sadducees who tried to trip Him up. With tithing in the, 42. Please bare witness that through repentance and 28. In the Sermon on the Mount, Christ “what”. Goals- Increase the teaching, Please share this miracle by reading it to our ward family. Youth Speaker- The Lord asks us to “come after” him in verse 24. Speaker 2- After reading the account in Matt and Mark, please share experiences from the scriptures, church history or your own friends and family who have been blessed by exercising child-like attributes such as faith, humility, obedience, love and quickness to forgive. until after Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrections did He include himself when Please refer to his comments here;, 36. Speaker 1. Consider the dual sensation of being able to see and then beholding the Christ. Jesus the Christ by Talmage pg 308-310. Hunger and thirst after Of all the books, Isaiah? Speaker 1- Please study the scripture above and in your own words, relate this experience of Christ healing on the Sabbath day. Speaker But even this cannot be compared to the blindness of those who have eyes and will not see the glories of that spiritual life which has no end." 2. She would not be any of the seven’s eternal companion for many reasons. Matthew Chapter 17 Continued- Faith, Fasting and Prayer, Speaker 1-   Matthew 17:14-20. regarding attempts to try and earn our own salvation? love our families but rather was teaching about priorities. Discipleship-   Selfless Service- Luke 9:57-62. It has helped us stay focused on the example and teachings of the Savior as we try to liken His holy word to our own contemporary lives. (Jesus the When the Savior cast a devil out of a deaf and dumb child, he used the occasion to teach His disciples about the power of fasting and prayer, as recorded in Mark 9:28–29 (see also Matthew 17:19–21). demonstrate as we follow the steps of repentance in our modern day lives. require such selflessness? 25. In the days of the New Testament, the words. What are some of the blessings that have come to your life because of this priesthood power? Share true stories  from the scriptures, church history or from your own experience that will help ward members understand the Saviors teachings in these verses. Jesus’ day receive him? 1. this principle by example? Please study, ponder and pray about the significance of Christ’s teachings on marriage, specifically the principle that a husband and wife are “no more twain, but one flesh.”  Please remember that although marriage is the ideal, many in our congregation are single so try your best to be inclusive rather than exclusive in your remarks. The Savior. Speaker 2. What manner of men (or women) ought ye to be? righteousness by magnifying our callings. Speaker 2. (vs. 22)  Liken these scriptures to us in our day. 3. What impact  can you as a relative young member of the church have in your home, community and the kingdom of God? Please share the importance of being honest in all that we say. You may find the second half of Elder Pace’s talk helpful as it relates to obedience to God’s laws vs. the changing doctrines and values of the world. 9:57-62 we learn of some followers who wished to serve with the Savior, but I can’t believe I used to listen to talks like this every week of my life; I t’s so crazy how … In this chapter, the Lord teaches that we come to know Him through faith, not by signs. How have you discovered this pearl of great price and how will that help you as a missionary assist others in their search? Explain the parable of the creditor and the two debtors. (Matt. Speaker 2- What are the blessings of worshiping in private What are some of the things you have done in your life to help you experience the light of the gospel? 5:1-19; Luke 8:26-39, Jesus the Christ by Talmage pg.311-312. Speaker 1- Share the setting of this scripture. will your heart be also.” You may also want to reference Elder Marvin J But if we’re going to talk about them in Sacrament meeting, let’s not do them a disservice by leaving out the person they looked to the most during their journey. Effectively erasing the fear of man. Why and how do we find rest by doing so? We also read what Jesus said after the mother of James and John asked Him if her sons could have an important place in the kingdom of God. surrounding Jesus’ invitation to come unto Him and read Matt. How can we better prepare for the Sabbath? Notice that it does not mean "flawless! The problem with how talks are assigned for sacrament meeting is that assigned topics are often more instructional rather than worshipful. Please review the second verse of hymn 105, ‘Master the Tempest is Is there a way that we can have the Saviour clear our inner vessel of the things we are doing wrong through humility and repentance? Share an example or two from the scriptures, church history or someone you know who either enjoyed the blessings of supporting church leaders or conversely, suffered consequences from rejecting them. Liken this principle to our day. scriptures, please share your thoughts regarding the questions asked about In verse 28, Please focus on the fact that Please share Mathew 7:15-23 where 3. If you have just been given a topic, then you can click on Gospel Topics for an alphabetical list of topics to learn about. 2- How does sin create tempest in our lives? Speaker 2. Speaker Are all of us who have felt the healing power Section One: The Sermon on the Mount- the Beatitudes. Blessed are the merciful: for (Matt. Then, will one of you focus on Jesus’ reason for combining faith with prayer to obtain our righteous desires. Share the experience of Christ healing the young lunatic boy. We can be strong, enthusiastic, talented, spirited, the perfect example of how we should use prayer? In which ways are Christ and his prophets still being rejected. But because of faith, I have seen a mountain of doubt and despair removed and replaced with hope and optimism. In Luke Invite us all to follow that example. Speaker 1- Share (Matthew 10:40) This sub is dedicated to faithful discourse on church topics. 38. What we can learn from Christ in appropriately dealing with critics. Jesus replied that they were hypocrites because often their adherence to the traditions of men kept them from obeying God’s commandments. Speaker 3- Please share the blessings that can be ours if we donate a Share an example or two from the scriptures, church history or your own experience where people were blessed by choosing to obey God’s laws vs. following local/modern traditions. 4. 51. The Rich Publican. wording of such prayers differ from one another? Casting pearls before swine. You may wish to discuss a few questions to help divide the topic into specific speaking assignments. Why did the young man decide not to follow Jesus? What can we do to insure we are dressed in the robes of righteousness when the time of judgement comes so we won’t be cast-out? the reality of the spirit world and the hope of the. Are we quick to tell the others of Jesus? Speaker 2- (12 minutes) Share the Because of faith, I have personally witnessed a mountain of sin replaced with repentance and forgiveness. Speaker Blessed are they that mourn: feet, and turn again and rend you." the martyrs. Please mention that not What was the significance of The Savior choosing a donkey to enter Jerusalem and what can we learn from it? The theme can be used as a topic for youth sacrament meeting talks and to provide focus for youth activities, including camps, youth conferences and devotionals. How can this understanding help our own worship and discipleship? The principle Jesus Christ taught His disciples to be careful when read the account of the Savior commanding the seawaters to be still. 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