Published on July 26, 2017
Slide1: is for Accountable Now that you are 8, Heavenly Father says that you are old enough to be responsible and accountable for your own choices. Isn’t it great to be eight? Slide2: is for When you are baptized, your sins are washed away and you are left clean and pure ! Baptism Your name is officially added to the membership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Slide3: Choose the Right Your CTR Ring serves as a reminder to always Choose the Right and do what Jesus would do. is for Slide4: is for Daddy You chose your Daddy , Alex John McMurray , to baptize you! He was so excited! You have a father who loved you from the moment you were brought into this world and probably long, long before! Slide5: is for There are several times in your life when you have the opportunity to make special, two-way promises , called covenants, with your Father in Heaven. Everlasting Covenants Slide6: When you are baptized, you take the name of Jesus Christ upon you and promise to keep His commandments and always remember Him. Heavenly Father promises that if you do this, He will forgive your sins, pour out His Spirit upon you and allow you to live with Him forever. Slide7: is for First Steps According to the Fourth Article of Faith , the first principles and ordinances of the Gospel are: Faith in the Lord Jesus Christ , Repentance , Baptism , and The Gift of the Holy Ghost . Slide8: is for Gate The scriptures also compare baptism to a gate that everyone must pass through to return to Heavenly Father’s presence. Slide9: Holy Ghost is for Even though it isn’t wrapped in fancy paper and tied with a bow, The Gift of the Holy Ghost is one of the most precious gifts you will ever receive. He will serve as your constant companion to lead, guide and comfort you for as long as you are worthy. Slide10: Jesus’ example teaches us that we should be baptized by immersion, going completely underneath the water so that every single part of us is washed clean. is for Slide11: Though He had no sins to wash away, Jesus chose to be baptized to fulfill Heavenly Father’s law and to show us the importance of complete obedience to all of the commandments. Slide12: Jesus Christ Because He was the only perfect man to ever live upon the earth, JESUS CHRIST was worthy to pay the price of the sins of every single one of Heavenly Father’s children. is for Slide13: This infinite and eternal sacrifice is called the atonement and makes it possible for us to return to Heavenly Father and inherit all that He has. Slide14: Knock is for The Savior has told us that He is standing at the door waiting for us to open it and invite Him into our lives. All we have to do is KNOCK and ask for His help any time we need it! Slide15: is for Legacy of Love You have many people that love and care about you, who are also firm in their testimonies of the truthfulness of the Gospel. Slide16: This LOVING LEGACY of truth will be a strength and a blessing to you if you listen to their words and learn from their wisdom. Slide17: is for Memories Your baptism is such a special and memorable day. It happens only once in your lifetime . We hope you will have wonderful memories of the feelings you felt and of the people who came to show their love and support of your decision. Slide18: We hope you will have wonderful memories of the feelings you felt and of the people who came to show their love and support of your decision. Slide19: is for No More Sins When you are baptized you become perfect as your sins are washed away . Each week as we worthily partake of the sacrament, we renew our baptismal covenant and become clean again! N Slide20: is for Obedience The scriptures teach us to be steadfast and immovable in our obedience . Now that you are baptized, it is important that you continue to build your testimony upon the Rock of our Savior, Jesus Christ. Slide21: Priesthood The priesthood is the power of God , given to worthy men on earth, to act in His name. The priesthood power is passed down, one person at a time, all the way from Jesus Christ Himself. Daddy’s authority to baptize you comes through his Office as an Elder in the Melchizedek Priesthood . is for Slide22: Questions As you learn and grow, you will have many questions . I hope you will remember to search the scriptures and study other good books to find the answers, and that you will take time to ponder their meaning, and pray for a personal confirmation of the truth. is for Q Slide23: Repentance The miracle of repentance is that we can erase our wrongdoings and any mistakes we make, if we will just look to Heavenly Father sincerely for forgiveness . If we will repent and promise to change , we can remain as perfect as we were the day we were baptized! is for Slide24: Sacrament As we partake of the bread & water of the sacrament, we should reverently think of Jesus’ selfless, atoning sacrifice for us and promise to remember Him. is for S Slide25: Testimony I know you have a growing testimony of the Gospel. Heavenly Father has answered your prayers many times. It is important for you to write these experiences down and share them often so that you can continue to build your own testimony and help to strengthen others. is for Slide26: Unspotted Today you are 100% perfect! Completely clean & pure! I hope you will remember how good it feels to be without sin and that you will try your hardest to stay unspotted from the world and the stains of transgression. is for Slide27: You are a part of God’s royal Army... a soldier fighting for truth & righteousness! Put on the armor of God as taught in the scriptures and fight with valiance for what you know is right and good. is for Valiant Slide28: There are several days in your life that are so sacred that special white clothes are worn out of respect for the ordinances performed and the covenants made... your Blessing Day as a baby, your Baptism, your Temple Endowments, and the day you are Married and Sealed for Time and All Eternity. is for White Slide29: Jesus taught us to let our example be like a light on a hill for all to see, or a candle casting light into a darkened room. is for e x ample Slide30: I hope you will do your best to be a good example for your brother and sister to follow and will always try to be a good influence amongst your friends. Slide31: The prophet Alma taught that we should learn wisdom while in our youth . Always remember that you are a child of God and that Heavenly Father knows you and loves you very much! This knowledge will bring you joy and peace throughout your life. is for Youth is for Slide32: Every night before you go to bed , take some time to think about your day and all the things you have done. When you say your prayers , you should thank your Heavenly Father for all your blessings, ask Him for what you need, and say sorry for anything you may have done wrong. is for Zzzz’s Z Slide33: Congratulations, Grace. We love you!