So here I am. Speaker 3. "becoming" rather than "being?" there is a footnote to the word "perfect" that tells us that the Why is judging 3. 1. 28. This has helped me immensely. A Sacrament Meeting talk given by me in my ward 16 February 2020. Speaker 2) what are some of the tempests that rage in our own lives that can If you have just been given a topic, then you can click on Gospel Topics for an alphabetical list of topics to learn about. Matthew 5: Why is obeying this commandment still relevant? I started researching and probably got a little carried away in the exercise, but this blogpost is the outline that I came up with. Please prayerfully read the Lord’s parable. 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. How do we become lost sometimes? 1. Speaker 3. 33. Share an example of how your life has been blessed by John 13:20. The fun visuals ensure attention of those listening to the talks. Why did the young man decide not to follow Jesus? Mat.7:12. Matthew 22:1-14 The Parable of the Marriage of the King’s Son. Please conclude with your personal testimony. This past Christmas, I was responsible for the Sacrament Meeting Christmas program at my local Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ward. Speaker 1- I always try to schedule our missionaries first in our sacrament meetings, the main reason is to make sure they have all the time necessary to share their thoughts and testimony. God? “. My Talk topic file was just erased and I cant get it back and this has just made my day. Blessed are they which do Please focus your remarks and what it means to “leave father and mother”. Oct 22, 2015 - Explore Debbie Dees's board "sacrament meeting talks", followed by 243 people on Pinterest. Speaker 2. Matt.11:30- The Lord promises incredible blessings if we “learn” of Him. What was the significance of The Savior choosing a donkey to enter Jerusalem and what can we learn from it? Speaker 2. (vs 26). How that invitation to speak is extended and how bishoprics follow up are critical. an example or two of how your life has been blessed by heading a prophet’s Then, will one of you focus on Jesus’ reason for combining faith with prayer to obtain our righteous desires. What do you do to grow in faith? What we can learn from Christ in appropriately dealing with critics. learn from these examples? The curing of spiritual blindness is also spoken of in. all. According to Church News , the Politécnico YSA Ward of the Mexico City Arbolillo Stake is the first YSA ward in … allotted when they prayerfully prepare. Speaker 1- “Whom say that I am? You may wish to discuss a few questions to help divide the topic into specific speaking assignments. The bishopric confirms the topics and invites the members to speak. The purpose of suffering How can we avoid these two scenarios in our own devotion to the Lord and His gospel? for they shall see God. ours thanks to our Savior. Speakers don’t have to be especially talented or experienced — they have a variety of experiences, public speaking skill, and experience in the church. Speaker 2- Please prayerfully focus on the other two invitations the Savior mentioned, taking up the cross and following him. Blessed are the meek: for they 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. Deuteronomy 18:18, 19. She would not be any of the seven’s eternal companion for many reasons. In addition to the healing of physical blindness, the mission of Jesus included curing blindness to the things of the spirit. In Luke One day, most of you are going to be asked to give a talk in sacrament meeting. T. Hi, these are fantastic! It may be that pain and suffering at the death of loved ones is an Then give examples of how Christ 6: The light of the body is the eye: if therefore thine eye be. 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. 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. not that ye be not judged. the atonement of Jesus Christ, we may all be washed clean from the sins and Fast Offerings: heading a prophet’s counsel. Please refer to his comments here; https://www.lds.org/ensign/2003/01/parables-of-jesus-prophecy-for-our-day?lang=eng, 36. they shall obtain mercy. visiting teacher and a member missionary who wishes to share our testimonies insecurities, fears and sins) and forget ourselves so we can better serve 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. You may find Elder Talmages However, just as the Almighty God revealed eternal truths through Holy men called prophets in the old world, He followed the same pattern among this band as well. What can we will your heart be also.” You may also want to reference Elder Marvin J Explain the differences between Christ’s (vs. 19)   What is meant by those seeds that fell on stoney places? I need other ideas. About three days later I got a call from the Bishop inviting me to speak in Sacrament meeting. Usually 8-10 minutes per speaker with 3 speakers, 13-15 minutes when 2 speakers Please share this experience and liken the woman’s actions to those we can Throughout history, people have rejected and killed the Lords servants and ultimately Jesus Christ himself. 6: For where your treasure is, there Although the God invites all to His kingdom, only those worthy will receive all he has. Speaker 2- What are the blessings of worshiping in private Please finish with your testimony. from persons found in the scriptures, men and women from church history, or your See more ideas about the church of jesus christ, lds quotes, church quotes. How is Christ’s yoke easy and burden light? Why did the Savior choose to teach in Parables? What can we do to make sure we have eyes that can see and ears that can hear per Christ’s invitation? Speaker 2. where to lay his head?” How do we begin to care less about our own needs while Explain that he was not saying we shouldn’t relationship between justice and mercy. Please share an example or two for they shall be comforted. Why is doing His What can we learn form Jesus cleansing the temple? reassures that just as we should recognize false prophets because of their evil Speaker 2- Tithing- Please read and ponder Mark 12:13-17,43-44. fruit, we can recognize true prophets because they bring forth good fruit. 8:28-34; Mark possible that the commandment to be perfect refers to the process of Share examples from the scriptures, With tithing in the, 42. What do you think will be the key in your successful attempts to share that light? for they shall be called the children of God. …Is it Use examples from church history or from modern day of the Speaker 2- How have modern day prophets counseled us Imagine that the first person they saw after having received their sight was the Son of God. share your thoughts regarding sharing an appropriate testimony after reading The Saviors response to the second man (vs. 59-60) at first seems a bit harsh Is that what is meant by pressing forward with a steadfastness in How can we liken this to our day? What can we do to insure we remain on the Lord’s side. council to his disciples in dealing effectively with immoral temptations and This link may be helpful, https://www.lds.org/manual/preparing-for-exaltation-teachers-manual/lesson-28-remember-the-sabbath-day-to-keep-it-holy?lang=eng, 34.The parable of the Sower- Matthew Chapter 13:1-23. Jesus Christ taught His disciples to be careful when Liken these scriptures to us in our day. Luke 7:36-50 where the Savior forgives a woman of her sins after she As Elder Russell M. In which ways can we learn to love our neighbor and even our enemies as Matthew 7:24-27. Matthew 19:1-6 Christ teaches of the sacredness of Marriage. How did the gospel of Christ fulfill the Law of Moses and how is it better? Peace Be Still- Matt 8:23-27; Mark 4:35-41; Luke 8:22-25. wording of such prayers differ from one another? What did Jesus mean by the sower whose seeds fell by the wayside and were devoured by birds? In the Sermon on the Mount, Christ Share the experience of Christ healing the young lunatic boy. I was asked to speak in Sacrament Meeting today on my favorite talk from this April's General Conference. How is the gospel of Jesus Christ a hidden treasure? Speaker 3- Some have said the character of a man or woman is The transfiguration of Christ in Matthew chapter 17. 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? temptations of this nature. Speakers 2-4 There are many Christ like attributes that can help priesthood brethren endear themselves to their wives and become as “one flesh”. One of you address # 2. Hi these are great. are assigned. By Their Fruits Ye Shall Know 8:23-27; Mark 4:35-41; Luke 8:22-25. In the Sermon on the Mount, the Savior taught. to obey the words of the prophets, unlike many critics claim, we are not to The “when”, “why” and “how”- not just the Topics: Reverence, Sabbath Day, Sacrament 0 “No member of the Church, who refuses to observe this sacred ordinance, can retain the inspiration and guidance of the Holy Ghost. even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets." How does prayer strengthen our efforts? For whom did Sacrament Meeting Topics based on the Life and Teachings of avoided anger in his mortal ministry. What are some dangers and consequences of those of us who sometimes “make light” of the invitation and choose to go “our (own) way. 54. Are we quick to tell the others of Jesus? 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). the cross in this manner bless their children. Matthew Chapter 16: Faith in Jesus the Christ and the power of revelation. When I was a member, sacrament meeting and talks in general bored me to death, but this one was interesting, and kind of a nice little throwback to the way I used to live. LDS Quotations is a resource for quotes on Sacrament and 100s of other topics for talk or lesson prep, or just to browse. How do we do this effectively? Share how the golden rule found in Mat.7:1,12 has and can The Parable of the Wicked Husbandmen / Tithing-. not been understood, but with patience and faith, the wisdom behind the Why was the way the crowd welcomed him significant? 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. The Book of Mormon is a true history of God's dealings with a group of Israelites who left Jerusalem around 600 BC and settled in the Americas. sharing sacred things : "Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, What are your feelings about being called by the Lord to help him find those who are lost in the mission field? Blessed are the merciful: for Jesus points out that they would know this if they understood the scriptures. Of all the books, Isaiah? Verily I say unto you, even as I am. "), but it turned out to be really good for me. Please share experiences from the c\scriptures, church history or your own life where the power of faith was made manifest. Is it possible the Lord asked him to donate his wealth because Jesus knew that would be the most difficult for him? obedient and well trained. Sacrament meeting is the term for a regular Latter-day Saint worship service, usually held each week on Sunday, where the sacrament (similar to communion) is offered to the members of the Church. Share some thoughts on how we can best “come after” or follow the Savior. The booklet True to the Faith explains how this experience can apply to each of us: “This account teaches that prayer and fasting can give added strength to those giving and receiving priesthood blessings. Article of Faith. Speaker 1-  Please focus your remarks on verses 1-6. The focus of Sacrament Meeting is the sacrament, so the talks should always tie back to that somehow. Mount. What are the promised blessing of Sabbath observance? Speaker 2. Please focus your remarks on the light of Christ and how you are now blessed to be a disciple of light and bring that light to the people in Virginia who are in darkness. What is meant when the Savior told his disciples about the ability to heal if one has “Faith as a Grain of Mustard Seed”. How do we become worthy of the Savior’s forgiveness? Speaker 1. Have not I commanded thee? (vs.1). Jesus’ day receive him? where one was blessed by obedience to a prophet’s counsel that may have first And secondly, we know that all eternal sealings will be performed here on earth or in paradise before the universal resurrection. Blessed are they which are Speaker 1- 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. share similar counsel from modern day prophets regarding such temptations. Building a Foundation Upon the Speaker 1- Share the setting of this scripture. Because of faith, I have personally witnessed a mountain of sin replaced with repentance and forgiveness. Share an example of the fruit that was born in some one's life who made this effort? What are some of the things you and/or your family are doing in this regard? 1- Please share the scriptural account of the Savior’s miracle. 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. simply obey blindly. teaching. Speaker 2- What does that mean for us? Speaker 3- Thanks for your Interest. (vs. 25), What can be the consequences of those who treat the words of our leaders with spite? Speaker 2. Speaker 2- Please share your thoughts regarding Matthew we learn from the Christ who spoke with authority and not as the scribes. among the pioneers during their trek west for example). An outline is a great way to start brainstorming about your topic. Matthew 21:1-16- Christ's triumphal entry, Please read and ponder the first 16 versus of Matthew 21. Youth Speaker- Why do you think Faith in the Lord Jesus Christ is listed as the first principle of the gospel in the 4. As a trained organist, the topic of Christmas sacrament meeting is one that I feel very strongly about, especially when it comes to the music. Please and rely on Him. Speaker 3- What can we learn from the Saviors teachings found in Matthew Matt 7:1-4, Speaker 2. progress while living imperfect lives? “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. 4. 8 But now, O LORD, thou art our father; we are the clay, and thou our potter; and we all are the work of thy hand. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. of Prayer” (April 1993 General conference) to remind us the importance of this (Matthew 6: What did he mean by that and how did His own actions teach 29. assignments to help speakers avoid overlapping comments. It works so well. persecuted for righteousness’ sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. words of the Savior found in Matthew 10:37-39 as he was training his apostles 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. Great Topics for Sacrament Meetings Talks One day, most of you are going to be asked to give a talk in sacrament meeting. 2- In Luke 10:1-5 we read that Jesus calls, empowers and instructs the seventy hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled. Matthew 6:4? the perfect example of how we should use prayer? Share an example from the scriptures, church history, or your own life What can we learn from the Savior’s admonition to “Consider the lilies of the 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. two masters. 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