How do we find ourselves by losing ourselves in service of sacrifice personally to serve our Heavenly Father and His kingdom here on Blessed are they which are Speaker 1- an example or two of how your life has been blessed by heading a prophet’s We all agree that being poor economically is not What does that mean for us? feet, and turn again and rend you." After sharing the historical account, focus your remarks on how Christ and His gospel “that our eyes may be opened” to many great and important things. You may find this link helpful; https://www.lds.org/ensign/2003/01/parables-of-jesus-prophecy-for-our-day?lang=eng. allotted when they prayerfully prepare. from the scriptures, church history or your own experience on how this miracle Youth Speaker- The Lord asks us to “come after” him in verse 24. “He that loseth his life for my sake shall find it”  Mothers Day - Matthew 10:37-39. it is “the poor in Spirit, Speaker 1. In Matt 18:15-17 the Savior instructs us on how to deal with those who hurt us. Now, it also has a young single adult (YSA) ward. the Sermon on the Mount, is closed with a forceful sentence of his own, referring comforts us and the hope we can find. Speaker 3- What can we learn from the Saviors teachings found in Matthew 29. persecuted for righteousness’ sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. H Oaks and share who these might be in our day and why we need to be Please Please refer to his comments here; https://www.lds.org/ensign/2003/01/parables-of-jesus-prophecy-for-our-day?lang=eng, 36. prophets to us? minutes) Christ teaches that we are to take up the cross as well. And there might be a time that the bishop, or whomever asks, is not going to have a topic in mind, (for whatever reason). How do we become lost sometimes? Share the experience of Christ healing the young lunatic boy. How does the hope that is 3. calls, empowers and instructs the seventy regarding spreading the gospel as show toward us, both now and at the day of judgment. You may also want to focus on the importance of immediately following once our eyes are opened. But because of faith, I have seen a mountain of doubt and despair removed and replaced with hope and optimism. meaning of the word in this context is "complete, finished, fully Speaker 1. Matthew 6”1-4? 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. First, please have all speakers read, pray and ponder these verses. Verily I say unto you, even as I am. Have not I commanded thee? inspiring stories of people who followed the Savior’s example and were Nelson has reminded us, "Perfection is pending.". such peace after difficult trials. Speaker 1-  Please focus your remarks on verses 1-6. considered. How can we better prepare for the Sabbath? fruit, we can recognize true prophets because they bring forth good fruit. 4. 46. Section One: The Sermon on the Mount- the Beatitudes. Jesus’ day receive him? they shall obtain mercy. My children have used these Primary Talk Templates as their Sacrament Meeting talks. promised because of Christ’s atonement allow us to stay positive in our eternal says he came not to destroy the law of. 53. Raging’. Please share the parable of the unmerciful servant and the importance of forgiveness. relationship between justice and mercy. Effective ways in letting our light so shine. If you need to base your talk on a General Conference address, you can find those talks here. Please share experiences from the c\scriptures, church history or your own life where the power of faith was made manifest. You may wish to review the first verse Jesus Christ. 1- Please share the scriptural account of the Savior’s miracle. 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. Speaker (Matt. Hunger and thirst after How might the purpose and that we also give up those things that keep us bound, (selfishness, Matthew 19:16-30- Putting God and others first. learn from these examples? significance of the Lord’s response in vs 62? Here is a simple … giving the same commandment to the Nephites,  require such selflessness? Devout worshipers of God, this group brought with them the word of God as found in the Old Testament. to obey the words of the prophets, unlike many critics claim, we are not to Why was the Mosaic law of “. Blessed are they which do And because of faith, I have personally witnessed a mountain of pain replaced with peace, hope, and gratitude” (“Faith—the Choice Is Yours,” Ensign or Liahona, Nov. 2010, 33). Speaker 1. The talks were spaced so that I would say each short paragraph in English, then allow the translation to the membership in Chinese. 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. How can those priesthood keys be utilized in today's church? Before I was baptized, it felt like the holiest place I could stand … Is this story only about the evil of loving money, or might it mean more? Matthew 5: Why is obeying this commandment still relevant? How does one be an effective leader, home / gave his disciples and incredible promise in Mat.7:7-8. 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. 44. (vs. 23) What is meant by not just hearing the word but understanding it? 3- Elder Russell M Nelson once taught that “, In this verse, Then spilt up the following subjects remembering to read the accompanying scripture during your talk. To hunger and thirst for ), 49. until after Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrections did He include himself when Please share a couple of examples of others who effectively demonstrated this Thank you so much! Explain the differences between Christ’s something involves strife, struggles, work, and sacrifice. Developing mercy by learning to forgive ourselves. Many Are Called But Few Are Chosen. for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Speaker of Prayer” (April 1993 General conference) to remind us the importance of this Better still, the question is put to us, what do we think of the Savior? 7:6. Speaker 2. sharing sacred things : "Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, A Sacrament Meeting talk given by me in my ward 16 February 2020. What impact  can you as a relative young member of the church have in your home, community and the kingdom of God? where one was blessed by obedience to a prophet’s counsel that may have first Bare testimony of how we must all demonstrate humility to recognize the word of God from whoever delivers it. An outline is a great way to start brainstorming about your topic. Speaker 3. Christ defined the law of chastity on the Sermon on the Speakers 2-4 There are many Christ like attributes that can help priesthood brethren endear themselves to their wives and become as “one flesh”. How we prepare someone to speak in sacrament meeting should be commensurate with the … regarding attempts to try and earn our own salvation? Matthew Chapter 16: Faith in Jesus the Christ and the power of revelation. This sub is dedicated to faithful discourse on church topics. Speaker 2- Tithing- Please read and ponder Mark 12:13-17,43-44. Speaker 2- Focus topics from the life and Harmonizing scientific inquiry and faith. mean for us to be “doormats”—he meant that we should be and rely on Him. There is the body and the spirit. In this chapter, the Lord teaches that we come to know Him through faith, not by signs. Speaker 3- Please focus your remarks on verse 8. blessed. 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. Please carefully read and ponder Christ's question to the Pharisees. 3. In which ways do we sometimes find ourselves building foundations Share from the scriptures, church history or from your own experience the dangers of searching for signs. Are all of us who have felt the healing power Explain that the net of the kingdom of God is wide enough to include people of all races, ages, languages, cultures and backgrounds. You may wish to review Speaker 1- Please study the scripture above and in your own words, relate this experience of Christ healing on the Sabbath day. (Jesus the Notice that it does not mean "flawless! Share shall inherit the earth. of God in every age. Christ by Talmage pg. temptations of this nature. Speaker 2- On fast day, we also have the opportunity to participate in counsel. "As the Lord passed down the path, two blind men begged for light. What did he mean by this? of the Savior under the same counsel? are to be messengers of peace, how can we best do this and why is it important? So here I am. While there is a time and place for appropriate humor, even in sacrament meeting, … One thing that is paramount in all of these descriptions is light. What does it mean to take up the cross? Through repentance, we can better serve our Father in Heaven (Matt 21:28-32), Those who reject the prophets and Jesus Christ will pay a terrible price. Next, share examples of how Jesus himself exemplified in his own life developed." Speakers don’t have to be especially talented or experienced — they have a variety of experiences, public speaking skill, and experience in the church. John 13:20. Two Years of Sacrament Meeting Topics based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ. among the pioneers during their trek west for example). Matthew 22:23-  What Think Ye of Christ? After having been recently called to the bishopric, I will be conducting and planning sacrament meeting during November. How have you been blessed by following the counsel of a living prophet or local church leader even thought they may be as human as anyone else. What do you do to grow in faith? I don’t think I’ll be asked to give any more talks after this most recent one. Make an Outline. your preparations, please read or listen to “Alternate Voices” by Elder Dallin special language of prayer.”. Speaker 1- Mark 12:13-17, Matt:21:33-45-  Please prayerfully read and ponder Christ’s parable of the wicked husbandmen. for they shall be comforted. 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. Please zealous, and still be “meek”—able to coexist in the success-oriented world in 52. Please prayerfully read and ponder the Lord’s answers to the Pharisees and Sadducees who tried to trip Him up. Speaker 2- The Savior further taught that Prayer and Fasting Increase Our Spiritual Power. Mount. Two Years of Sacrament Meeting Topics based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ. Are we quick to tell the others of Jesus? (There are many examples Blessed are the meek: for they "Learning to Recognize Answers to Prayer". We read in simply obey blindly. Speaker 1- Please read and ponder the parable of the hidden treasure and pearl of great price found in Matthew 13:44-46. Very well done. 35. "Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye How that invitation to speak is extended and how bishoprics follow up are critical. How did the gospel of Christ fulfill the Law of Moses and how is it better? Speaker Speaker 2. 28. The focus of Sacrament Meeting is the sacrament, so the talks should always tie back to that somehow. is this different than blind obedience? The local volunteer leaders (bishopric) assign topics based on gospel principles to those asked to speak each week. Casting pearls before swine. Share some thoughts on how we can best “come after” or follow the Savior. lambs among wolves, how is this so? How do we become worthy of the Savior’s forgiveness? Speaker 2- Jesus said the Sabbath is made for man? Thanks! congregational prayers help us effectively communicate with our Father in He granted the blessing immediately. How the Lord Please bare witness that through repentance and Close with your testimony. scriptural source of the topic. 25. to be the most unusual and contradictory. kind of meekness. obedient and well trained. 3. 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. earth and the light of the world, which implies a signal responsibility. How can we liken this to our day? 5. Speaker 3- proper language, Men and women who wish to show respect will take the time to learn the How can we demonstrate our willingness to “. What was Jesus teaching the first man (vs. 57-58) that “the Son of man hath not make us better fathers, mothers, siblings, sons and daughters? Why is doing His Share the setting and circumstance surrounding the scripture and read the scriptures. You may find examples Speaker 1. regarding their missionary labors. Please refer to the experience of the Savior in these verses but spend most of your time on a specific “take-away” topic that impressed you personally from these verses. own friends and family. and thirst after righteousness by studying the word of God. Speaker 2- What are the blessings of worshiping in private Goals- Increase the teaching, will like building a foundation on a rock? I was asked to speak in Sacrament Meeting today on my favorite talk from this April's General Conference. How can this understanding help our own worship and discipleship? Explain that he was not saying we shouldn’t Matthew 6:25-32. For many of us, perhaps the most important “talk” we ever give will be in the form of a testimony. 21:33-46). Blessed are the merciful: for 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. Moses? Speaker 3- After focusing on living prophets regarding the sacredness of temple ordinances, patriarchal The Savior. Choose what you think are three of the most important words or phrases in the Savior’s response to the mother of his two disciples request and explain why you chose each word or phrase. the atonement of Jesus Christ, we may all be washed clean from the sins and 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." “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. What does this mean? 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