Saturday, November 21, 2015

FHE Lesson {Thanks and Giving}

Opening Song: I am Glad for Many Things #151   A Song of Thanks #20

Opening Prayer:


I love this idea of a Thanks and Giving Countdown from Cranial Hiccups!

Write something you are thankful for and on the other side write how you can turn that into a blessing for someone else.

Some suggestions {but you can write your own too}

THANKS: I am thankful for my kitchen (house full of food)
GIVING: Make some yummy food to give to another person

THANKS: I am thankful for my favourite toy
GIVING: Invite someone over to play and share your toy with them

THANKS: I am thankful for church
GIVING: Invite someone along to an activity, sunday worship

THANKS: I am thankful for my body
GIVING: Use it to perform a good deed

THANKS:I am thankful for my family
GIVING: Plan out some time to be together
or visit someone who may be alone at this time of year

THANKS:I am thankful for flowers
GIVING: Give a special someone a small posy out of the blue for no reason

THANKS:I am thankful for all the things I have
GIVING: Donate to a toy drive/Christmas appeal

THANKS:I am thankful for my Grandparents
GIVING:Write them a letter/Call them on the phone

THANKS:I am thankful for my teacher
GIVING: Say thankyou and why you love them

THANKS: I am thankful for my bed/bedroom
GIVING: Clean it up and keep it neat

THANKS: I am thankful for Jesus
GIVING: Write a testimony down. Share it. Record your feelings in a journal

Here are the scriptures under the topical guide for Thanks, Thanksgiving, Thankful:
Ideas :
Share a few with your family.
Print some out and attach to a gratitude tree.
Read one each night for the rest of November
Write them up on a chalkboard

  • It is a good thing to give thanks unto the Lord:Ps. 92:1;
  • Come before his presence with thanksgiving:Ps. 95:1–2;
  • Be thankful unto him, and bless his name:Ps. 100:1–5;
  • Cease not to give thanks:Eph. 1:15–16;
  • Be ye thankful:Col. 3:15;
  • Blessing, and glory, and thanksgiving, and honor be unto our God:Rev. 7:12;
  • O how you ought to thank your heavenly King:Mosiah 2:19–21;
  • Live in thanksgiving daily:Alma 34:38;
  • When thou risest in the morning let thy heart be full of thanks unto God:Alma 37:37;
  • Ye should do all things with prayer and thanksgiving:D&C 46:7;
  • Ye must give thanks unto God:D&C 46:32;
  • Do these things with thanksgiving:D&C 59:15–21;
  • Receive this blessing from the hand of the Lord, with a thankful heart:D&C 62:7;
  • He who receives all things with thankfulness shall be made glorious:D&C 78:19;
  • In everything give thanks:D&C 98:1; ( 1 Thes. 5:18; )
  • Praise the Lord with a prayer of praise and thanksgiving:D&C 136:28;

Closing Prayer: Child


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