Month: October 2021

October 25–31, 2021 Come, Follow Me Songs

“A House unto My Name”

Doctrine and Covenants 124

“I can be a disciple whom the Lord trusts” and “The Lord delights in integrity.” (Doctrine and Covenants 124:12-21)

  1. I Believe in Being Honest CS149 
  2. I Pledge Myself to Love the Right CS161 
  3. I Will Be Valiant CS162  (also Commandments)
  4. If the Savior Stood Beside Me
  5. The Things I Do CS170 (also Welcome)

The Lord wants me to welcome and accept others. (Doctrine and Covenants 124:22-24, 60-61)

  1. *We Are Different CS263
  2. Every Star Is Different CS142
  3. We Welcome You CS256
  4. Treat Everyone With Love (2016 Youth Album)

The Lord commands us to build temples so we can receive sacred ordinances. (Doctrine and Covenants 124:25-45, 55)

  1. I Love to See the Temple CS95 
  2. Teach Me About the Temple 
  3. Rise, Ye Saints, and Temples Enter H287
  4. Holy Temples on Mount Zion H289

The Lord will bless those who strive to obey His commandments. (Doctrine and Covenants 124:45-55)

  1. *Keep the Commandments H303, CS146
  2. *I Want to Live the Gospel CS148
  3. True to the Faith H254 (also Disciple)
  4. Choose the Right H239

The Lord desires to give me specific counsel for my life. (Doctrine and Covenants 124:84-118)

  1. Dearest Children, God Is Near You H96, especially verses 1 & 3    
  2. *Teach Me to Walk in the Light CS177, H304
  3. Tell Me, Dear Lord CS176 

*These songs are especially appropriate for young children. For a topical index of more Primary Songs that are great for young children, see the Ideas page.

For suggestions about how to use this music list, see the Ideas page.

October 18–24, 2021 Come, Follow Me Songs

“O God, Where Art Thou?”

Doctrine and Covenants 121-123

Adversity can “be for [my] good.” (Doctrine and Covenants 121:1-10, 23-33; 122)

Many of the hymns in the “Prayer and Supplication” section of the Hymns would be appropriate for this topic. See especially hymns 97-129.

  1. How Firm a Foundation H85, especially verses 4-5 
  2. Abide with Me! H166 
  3. Lean on My Ample Arm H120 (also Descended)
  4. Nearer, Dear Savior, to Thee H99 
  5. Listening (2020 Youth Album)

We can access the “powers of heaven.” (Doctrine and Covenants 121:34-46)

  1. The Priesthood of Our Lord H320 
  2. Come Along, Come Along H244 
  3. School Thy Feelings H336, especially verses 1, 2, and 5
  4. The Holy Ghost CS105 
  5. Kindness Begins with Me CS145 

Jesus Christ has descended below all things. (Doctrine and Covenants 122)

  1. Where Can I Turn for Peace? H129 
  2. O Savior, Thou Who Wearest a Crown H197 
  3. I Stand All Amazed H193
  4. Gethsemane (Hoffman-Hoffman)
  5. Help Us, O God, to Understand CS73 

“Let us cheerfully do all things that lie in our power.” (Doctrine and Covenants 123)

  1. Let Us All Press On H243 
  2. As Zion’s Youth in Latter Days H256 (also Adversity)
  3. Come, Come, Ye Saints H30 (also Adversity)
  4. Though Deepening Trials H122 (also Adversity)
  5. *Go the Second Mile CS167

*These songs are especially appropriate for young children. For a topical index of more Primary Songs that are great for young children, see the Ideas page.

For suggestions about how to use this music list, see the Ideas page.

Interior of Newel K. Whitney Store in Kirtland, Ohio

October 11–17, 2021 Come, Follow Me Songs

Exciting news! The new interactive music player is now live on the Hymns and Children’s Songbook pages on ChurchofJesusChrist.org/music! Watch this video to learn how to use it. (While the video is for the older Flash player version, the new version is very similar in functionality.) You can also learn about the music player on the Resources page.

“His Sacrifice Shall Be More Sacred unto Me Than His Increase”

Doctrine and Covenants 115-120

The name of the Church was designated by the Lord. (Doctrine and Covenants 115:4-6)

  1. The Church of Jesus Christ CS77

Zion and her stakes offer “refuge from the storm.” (Doctrine and Covenants 115:5-6)

  1. Arise, O Glorious Zion H40
  2. *When I Go to Church CS157
  3. Israel, Israel God is Calling H7
  4. Zion Stands with Hills Surrounded H43
  5. Great God, Attend While Zion Sings H88
  6. The Body of Christ (2018 Youth Album)

My sacrifices are sacred to the Lord. (Doctrine and Covenants 117)

  1. I’ll Go Where You Want Me to Go H270
  2. Faith of Our Fathers H84
  3. Because I Have Been Given Much H219 (only available in the printed Hymnbook due to copyright)
  4. *“Give,” Said the Little Stream CS236 
  5. Pioneer Children Were Quick to Obey CS215

The Lord has all things in his power. (Doctrine and Covenants 117:6-7)

  1. *God Is Watching Over All CS229 (not available online due to copyright restrictions)
  2. *Because God Loves Me CS234
  3. He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands
  4. I Will Follow God’s Plan for Me CS164
  5. Thy Will Be Done (2017 Youth Album)

By paying tithing, I help build and “sanctify the land of Zion.” (Doctrine and Covenants 119-120)

  1. We Give Thee But Thine Own H218
  2. I’m Glad to Pay a Tithing CS150a
  3. I Want to Give the Lord My Tenth CS150b

*These songs are especially appropriate for young children. For a topical index of more Primary Songs that are great for young children, see the Ideas page.

For suggestions about how to use this music list, see the Ideas page.