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August 8–14, 2022 Come, Follow Me Songs

“The Lord Is My Shepherd”

Psalms 1–2; 8; 19–33; 40; 46

This is a special week for music, as many (if not most) of the psalms were songs of worship for the Israelites. Many of our hymns and songs of worship are based on texts from Psalms. Check the scripture index for the Hymns and Children’s Songbook for additional songs based on psalms not included in this list.

The Psalms teach us to trust the Lord. (Psalms 1; 23; 26–28; 46)

  1. The Lord Is My Light H89
  2. The Lord Is My Shepherd H108, H316
  3. The Lord My Pasture Will Prepare H109
  4. Praise to the Lord, the Almighty H72

The Psalms point our minds to the life and ministry of Jesus Christ. (Psalms 2; 22)

  1. Jesus, Once of Humble Birth H196
  2. Help Us, O God, to Understand CS73b
  3. *To Think about Jesus CS71
  4. *Before I Take the Sacrament CS73
  5. Glory to God on High H67

“The earth is full of the goodness of the Lord.” (Psalms 8; 19; 33)

  1. How Great Thou Art H86 (not available online due to copyright)
  2. For The Beauty of the Earth H92 
  3. *The World is So Lovely CS233
  4. *Because God Loves Me CS234
  5. The World Is So Big CS235

The word of the Lord is powerful, “rejoicing the heart.” (Psalms 19:7–11; 29)

  1. *Scripture Power
  2. As I Search the Holy Scriptures H277
  3. Thy Holy Word H279

Entering the Lord’s presence requires purity. (Psalms 24; 26–27)

  1. Teach Me About the Temple 
  2. The Lord Gave Me a Temple CS153
  3. God Is in His Holy Temple H132

*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.

August 1–7, 2022 Come, Follow Me Songs

“Yet Will I Trust in Him”

Job 1–3; 12–14; 19; 21–24; 38–40; 42

My trust in Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ can help me remain faithful in all circumstances. (Job 1–3; 12–13)

  1. The Lord Is My Light H89
  2. Cast Thy Burden upon the Lord H110 
  3. He Is There (March 2022 Friend, by Pinborough/Howe)
  4. I’ll Stand Tall (January 2016 Friend, by Pinborough/Perry)

Our words can strengthen others in their grief. (Job 16:1–5)

  1. Have I Done Any Good? H223
  2. A Poor Wayfaring Man of Grief H29
  3. Good Friends (2013 Mutual Album)
    • Sacred Music App, Youth Music
    • Listen (Strength of Youth)
  4. Let Us Oft Speak Kind Words H232
  5. *A Special Gift is Kindness CS145

Jesus Christ is my Redeemer. (Job 19)

  1. I Know That My Redeemer Lives H136
  2. My Redeemer Lives H135
  3. He Died That We Might Live Again CS65
  4. *Jesus Is Our Loving Friend CS58B

“When he hath tried me, I shall come forth as gold.” (Job 21–24)

  1. Does the Journey Seem Long? H127 (also Trust)
  2. How Firm a Foundation H85, especially verse 5 (also Trust, Perspective)
  3. Dust (2022 Youth Album)

God’s perspective is greater than mine. (Job 38; 40; 42)

  1. Though Deepening Trials H122 (also Trust)
  2. How Great Thou Art H86 (not available online due to copyright)
  3. I Will Follow God’s Plan CS164 (also Trust)
  4. *God Is Watching Over All CS229 (not available online due to copyright restrictions)

*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.

July 25–31, 2022 Come, Follow Me Songs

“Thou Art Come … for Such a Time as This”

Esther

The Lord can make me an instrument to bless others. (Esther)

  1. I’ll Go Where You Want Me to Go H270
  2. Have I Done Any Good? H223
  3. Brightly Beams Our Father’s Mercy H335
  4. A Great Work (2021 Youth Album)

I can help family members in times of trial. (Esther 2:5–7)

  1. Nothing Can Separate Us (2016 Youth Album)
  2. My Eternal Family (also Happiness, Eternally)
  3. As a Child of God
  4. Home Can Be a Heaven on Earth H298

Pride and anger can lead to downfall. (Esther 3; 5:9–14; 7)

  1. Lift Me Up, Lord Jesus (Submitted Solos, by Nathan Howe)
  2. Lead, Kindly Light H97
  3. Should You Feel Inclined to Censure H235
  4. School Thy Feelings H336

Fasting demonstrates my dependence on the Lord. (Esther 3–4; 5:2–3; 8:11–12)

  1. Bless Our Fast, We Pray H138
  2. In Fasting We Approach Thee H139
  3. We Give Thee But Thine Own H218
  4. Fasting (Submitted Music for Children, by Annette Dickman)

Doing the right thing often requires great courage. (Esther 3:1–11; 4:10–17; 5:1–4)

  1. I’ll Stand Tall (January 2016 Friend, by Pinborough/Perry)
  2. Nephi’s Courage CS120, especially verse 3 (also Direction)
  3. Dare to Do Right CS158 
  4. Do what is right H237

*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.