Sunday, November 28, 2010

2011 LDS primary theme and scriptures

 Here are the themes and scriptures for the LDS 2011 Primary program.

The scriptures are the word of God

"Feast upon the words of Christ; for behold, the words of Christ will tell you all things what ye should do" (2 Nephi 32:3)

The Scriptures Teach of Heavenly Father’s Plan

"For behold, this is my work and my glory-to bring to pass the immortality and eternal life of man" (Moses 1:39).

Heavenly Father speaks to us through His prophets

"What I the Lord have spoken, I have spoken, . . . whether by mine own voice or by the voice of my servants, it is the same" (D&C 1:38).

Jesus Christ Is My Savior and Redeemer

"We believe that through the Atonement of Christ, all mankind may be saved, by obedience to the laws and ordinances of the Gospel" (Articles of Faith 1:3).

The Church of Jesus Christ Has Been Restored

"I saw two Personages, whose brightness and glory defy all description, standing above me in the air. One of them spake unto me, calling me by name and said, pointing to the other "This is My Beloved Son. Hear Him!" (Joseph Smith - History 1:17)

The First Principles and Ordinances of the Gospel Make It Possible for Me to Live with God Again

"We believe that the first principles and ordinances of the Gospel are: first, Faith in the Lord Jesus Christ; second, Repentance; third, Baptism by immersion for the remission of sins; fourth, Laying on of hands for the gift of the Holy Ghost" (Articles of Faith 1:4).

The Temple Is a House of God

"Sacred ordinances and covenants available in holy temples make it possible for individuals to return to the presence of God and for families to be united eternally" ("The Family: A Proclamation to the World," paragraph 3).

My Body Is a Temple of God

"Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you?...The temple of God is holy, which temple ye are" (1 Corinthians 3:16-17).

The Gospel Will Be Preached in All the World

"This gospel shall be preached unto every nation, and kindred, and tongue, and people" (D&C 133:37).

Prayer Is Reverent Communication between God and Me

"If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him" (James 1:5).

Reverence Is Love and Respect for God

"Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind" (Matthew 22:37).

The Scriptures Teach Me about the Savior’s Birth and Second Coming

"For the Son of man shall come in the glory of his Father with his angels; and then he shall reward every man according to his works" (Matthew 16:27).