“May the kingdom of God go forth, that the kingdom of heaven may come” (D&C 65:6)
Aaronic Priesthood December: Building the Kingdom of God in the Latter Days
Outlines For This Month:
Listed below are some questions from the lds.org Come, Follow Me lesson outlines plus MANY additional question ideas. Choose 3 main questions to base your discussion on. The Spirit will guide you to use the right questions for your class.
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How can I be a missionary now? (Duty to God)
What experiences have you had sharing the gospel with others?
How have others shared the gospel with you?
How are you preparing for a missionary now? What blessing has that brought you? What have you learned? What experiences have you had?
How did people in the scriptures prepare to teach and serve missions? What can we learn from them? How do you think that blessed them? How will it bless you and those around you?
What do you need to bring on a mission? Why? What spiritual things do you need to bring with you on your mission? Why? What are some things you could do to develop these attributes?
What habits to you need to have developed to be prepared for a mission? Why?
How can I became a better home teacher?
Why do we home teach? What are our duties as a home teacher?
Why does the Lord ask priesthood holders to visit families as home teachers?
Why is it important?
What can home teaching do to prepare us for a mission? Why would it help us?
What do the prophets say about home teaching?
What have you done to become a better home teacher?
How has home teaching blessed your life and the lives of others?
What experiences have you had home teaching?
How do you feel about home teaching? Why?
How does Heavenly Father want me to use my spiritual gifts?
Why are we given spiritual gifts?
What are spiritual gifts? What are some examples of spiritual gifts?
What spiritual gifts do you have? How have they blessed you and others? How can they bless you in your future?
How can these gifts be used to help build the kingdom of God?
How have the spiritual gifts of others blessed you? How have you identified your gifts?
How do you think we can identify spiritual gifts?
How does Heavenly Father want us to use our gifts? Why?
How do you think we develop spiritual gifts? How have you developed some of your gifts/talents?
How can I prepare to establish a Christ-centered home?
What do you think we can do to make our home a defense against sin and a refuge from the world? Why do you think it is important to do this?
What will you do to teach your children and family the gospel? How have your parents taught you the gospel? What other examples have you found who’ve taught their children the gospel effectively? What about examples from the scriptures?
What to you is a Christ-centered home? Describe to me what it would feel like. What would you see there? How can you prepare now to establish a Christ-centered home? Why do you think having a home centered on Christ is important?
What principles do you think are most important to teach your future children? Why?
What qualities would you like your future children to develop? How will you inspire and teach your children to develop these qualities? What have your parents done?
How can you be a nurturer to Heavenly Father’s children throughout your lives, regardless of circumstance?
What do you think the role men have in building the kingdom of God? How do you plan to accomplish this? (have them write down or answer) What qualities in other men do you want to emulate?
How can you prepare to establish Christ-centered homes in the future?
What can I do to help new members of the Church?
What have you done to help strengthen new members? Why is helping the new members of the church so vital?
What did others do to help you after you were baptized? How can this be applied to helping new members of the church?
What difference do you think it makes to new members when we strengthen them?
How did the Savior strengthen the members during His time? How can we follow His example? How does He strengthen us now? How can that be applied to how we strengthen others?
What can you do to show love and interest for the young men in your class?
Describe to me what you think it means to feed the Saviors sheep.
How do you think we can strengthen new members of the church?
What does it mean to be a true friend? Why is it especially important for us to be good friends to new members of the Church?
How can I help my less-active friends return to church?
Have you had any experiences with helping less-active friends return to church? What did you do? What did you learn from it? How did it feel?
How do you think we could all help a less-active member? What are some ideas? What have the prophets told us about this?
Why do we try to help less-active members return to church?
What do the scriptures teach us about helping those that are “lost”? How did people in the scriptures help these people? What can we learn from them?
Why is family history work a good way to invite less-active friends to participate in church?
What other activities would be good to get those friends to participate in church?
What do you know of that missionaries do to invite less-active members to church?
What is Zion?
What, in your opinion, is Zion?
How do we live in Zion? What blessings does it bring? How does it feel?
How do you strive to live the principles of Zion in your life and family?
When have the Lord’s people lived in Zion in the Scriptures? How did they get there? What did they do to change to live in Zion?
What is our role as men in building Zion?
What are some obstacles that prevent us from achieving unity? How can we overcome these obstacles?
What does it mean to flee Babylon and come to Zion?
How does the pioneer’s journey to establish Zion inspire you? What are your feelings towards this? How can we use this example to establish Zion in our own life?
What does it mean to flee Babylon and come to Zion?
How can we build Zion in our family now? in the future?
Why do we need Jesus Christ and Heavenly Father to establish Zion?