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 "We believe that men will be punished for their own sins,   and not for Adam's transgression."    

KEYWORD: Men 
 
Articles of Faith -    1   |   2   |   3   |   4   |   5   |   6   |   7   |   8   |   9   |   10   |   11   |   12   |   13




ACTIVITIES:
 
 Article of Faith Ice Cream Bar - YW activity idea
 Second Article of Faith Activity by Jessica Skinner
 

FAMILY HOME EVENING LESSONS:
 
 Family Home Evening Lesson on 2nd Article of Faith by LDS Living
  
HANDOUTS:
 
 CTR ring - Attach the following to the ring, "We are responsible for our own choices and free to make whatever choice we want but we are not free from its consequences, good or bad. May this ring be a reminder to choose the right!"
 
LESSON HELPS:
 
 Lesson Helps for 2nd Article of Faith by Lorena Brown
 Put different scenarios in a bowl (i.e. cheating, lying, etc.)  Try and help them understand that each of us is responsible for our own actions.  Explain to them, "Would you like your parents to punish you for every single thing that your siblings did?  No.  We are all responsible (or held accountable) for our own choices...and not for anyone else's). 
 What Latter-Day Saints Believe - The Second Article of Faith

MUSIC:
 
 Articles of Faith put to music by Carl Stoddard
 Ideas for Teaching the Article of Faith Song
 The Second Article of Faith (from Children's Songbook)
The Second Article of Faith by Loretta Harbertson
  
OBJECT LESSONS:
 
 The Fall of Man - A Step Forward

POSTERS:

 Article of Faith Posters (8 x 10)

PUZZLES:
 
Article of Faith Puzzles by Heather Baer - each puzzle is a different shape that goes along with that Article of Faith.  (Hands for the 5th, a church for the 6th, a gift for the 7th, etc.)
 Cross Connections from February 1987 Friend
 Second Article of Faith Puzzle (Scroll down the page and figure out what it says)
 Word Search Puzzle
 
QUOTES:
 
 Elder James E. Faust, then a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, taught: “Because of their transgression, Adam and Eve, having chosen to leave their state of innocence (see 2 Nephi 2:23–25), were banished [cast out] from the presence of God. This is referred to in Christendom as the Fall, or Adam’s transgression. It is a spiritual death because Adam and Eve were separated from the presence of God. . . . “All of their posterity were likewise banished from the presence of God (see 2 Nephi 2:22–26). However, the posterity of Adam and Eve were innocent of the original sin [partaking of the forbidden fruit] because they had no part in it. It was therefore unfair for all of humanity to suffer eternally for the transgressions of our first parents, Adam and Eve. It became necessary to settle this injustice; hence the need for the atoning sacrifice of Jesus in His role as the Savior and Redeemer” (in Conference Report, Oct 1988, 13–14; or Ensign, Nov. 1988, 12; see also Deuteronomy 24:16).
 Quotes and Scriptures for Article of Faith #2
 Quotes on 2nd Article of Faith from W.O.O.L. 
 
STORIES:
 
 And not for Adam's Transgression - story from the February 1996 Friend Magazine, pgs. 38-39
 The Girl in the Mirror

 


 
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