Aaronic Priesthood November Spiritual and Temporal Self-Reliance
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Why is it important to gain an education and develop skills? (Duty to God)
In your opinion, what is an education? Why are these skills important for us to learn?
Do you think earning an education and learning stops after finishing school? Why?
How does learning help us be temporally self-reliant?
How does learning help us be spiritually self-reliant?
What do the Scriptures tell us about being educated?
How will what you have learned help you in your future home?
Why is it important to be working diligently now to gain a good education? How will it bless us?
What does it mean to be self-reliant?
What does it mean to be reliant? Why is it important? Knowing that, what do you think it means to be self-reliant?
Why is self-reliance so important?
Explain to me what spiritual self-reliance is?
How does being temporally self-reliant help you be spiritually self-reliant?
How has being self-reliant allowed you to bless others? Experiences? How has it blessed you? Experiences?
How has being spiritually self-reliant allowed you to bless others? Experiences? How has it blessed you? Experiences?
Who are some people in the scriptures who emulated being self-reliant? How were they temporally and spiritually self-reliant? How do you admire them? What can you learn from their experiences?
Who do you know that is self-reliant? How are they self-reliant? What can you learn from them? What have they done to get to where they are?
How have you used the blessings and abilities God has given you to care for yourself?
Why is work an important gospel principle?
What role has work played in your life? How has it blessed you and your family, both temporally and spiritually? How will it bless your future home and family?
Why is it important to learn how to work? How do we learn to work?
Why does Heavenly Father want us to learn to work?
What do the Scriptures teach us about work?
Who is a hard worker whom you admire? Why are they hard-working?
What examples of hard work do you see in the scriptures? What made them be hard workers? How can we emulate them?
How do you think you will teach your children the importance of work?
Why does the Lord want me to be healthy?
How has maintaining your health allowed you to serve the Lord more effectively? What other blessings have you received as you have strived to live a healthy life?
What does it mean to be healthy? Why is it important?
Why do you think the Lord wants us to be healthy?
What do you do to keep healthy?
What temptations do we encounter that can harm our health?
Why has the Lord given us the Word of Wisdom? Why is following the Word of Wisdom important? What blessings have you experienced from following this?
Why do we need to keep our minds healthy too? What does that mean? How have you chosen to keep your mind healthy? How has that blessed you? How will it continue to bless you?
What is the Lord’s way for providing for the poor and needy?
How have you, or someone you know, sought to follow the example of the Savior in providing for others? How has this experience blessed and taught you?
How can we provide for the poor and needy?
How can we help the poor and needy become more self-reliant?
Why do you think the Lord asks us to provide for the poor and needy? What is His way in providing for these people?
How does our church help the poor and needy?
Who are the poor and needy?
How can we provide for the spiritually poor and needy? Why is it important?
How can I find solutions to my challenges and problems?
Who has a challenge they are going through? Why do we have challenges? Why do YOU think we have challenges or problems we have to go through?
What are some ways we can cope with problems? What are some unhealthy ways of coping with problems? Why do you think they are the wrong way to overcome problems?
How has the gospel provided solutions and comfort during your challenging times?
What does it mean to “trust in the Lord” or come unto Christ when we need help?
Why do you think the Lord asks us to come unto Him when we need help? How has the Lord helped you through struggles and challenges? How did it strengthen your testimony in Him and His Atonement?
Why doesn’t the Lord fix all of our problems for us? Why do you think this can be frustrating?
Why do you think it is necessary and important to learn from our challenges?