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Thursday, October 02, 2014

October 2014 Visiting Teaching Message

This month's Visiting Teaching message is The Divine Mission of Jesus Christ: Bread of Life.

I liked the question at the end of the lesson: "When we come to Christ, how does he nourish us?" It really got me thinking not only of how he nourishes us, but also how I can better come to Him. In my busy life, it is sometimes difficult for me to really study my scriptures and to really pray. I make excuses for not serving others. I sometimes lose track of the eternal perspective.

For me, this lesson was a gentle reminder to make time for those essential things so that I may reap the rewards of spiritual nourishment. I'm excited to have a new calling as Institute Teacher, because I know it will force me to be better about studying the scriptures as I prepare for my lessons each week. I have been teaching the youth Sunday School class (and will continue to do so until someone else is called).  I do have to study my lessons for that class, but I will admit that the bulk of my preparation is how to keep the youth focused and coming up with things that will interest them so I don't lose them to talking about the previous night's football game or something equally as non-spiritual.

Anyway, here is the printable I made to remind us from whence we receive spiritual sustenance--and how we can come to Christ to get it through scripture study and prayer (among other things).

PS This would be a great month to bake homemade bread for your sisters!

October 2014 Visiting Teaching Printable: Jesus Christ is the Bread of Life.


The English version can be downloaded by clicking here: October 2014 Visiting Teaching Printable.


October 2014 Visiting Teaching Printable: Jesus Christ is the Bread of Life (Spanish Version)

The Spanish version can be downloaded by clicking here: October 2014 Visiting Teaching Printable (Spanish).



Other LDS Printables:
Cease (D&C 88:124)
Spiritual Help Wanted
Thank God There is Rain (Uchtdorf Quote)



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3 comments :

  1. Love this quote -- don't know many women that don't support this in thought, it is just putting it in action that takes effort.

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  2. True enough. Though I will say that many of the women I know believe it is selfish and indulgent, as much as they would like to do things for themselves. That is unfortunate.

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  3. Taking time for myself is something that both my councilor and my pastors wife suggested that i do. :) i admit it was much easier when my husband had his job (worked 3rd shift 4 nights a week and 1st shift on saturdays) now he is working landscaping for a friend and my "mom day" has fallen by the wayside since he is gone during school hours :/

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