June 6–12, 2022 Come, Follow Me Songs

“My Heart Rejoiceth in the Lord”

Ruth; 1 Samuel 1–3

Christ can turn tragedy into triumph. (Ruth)

  1. Nearer, My God, to Thee H100, especially verses 2-4
  2. Jesus, Savior, Pilot Me H104 (also Trust)
  3. Tender Mercies of the Lord (Perry) (also Trust, Prayers, Obey)
  4. He Is There (March 2022 Friend, by Pinborough/Howe) (also Trust)

I can be kind to others and loyal to Jesus Christ. (Ruth 1:16–18; 2:5–8, 11–12)

  1. *Kindness Begins with Me CS145
  2. I’m Trying to be Like Jesus CS78
  3. I’ll Go Where You Want Me to Go H270 (also Trust)

I can trust that God will guide and help me regardless of my situation. (Ruth; 1 Samuel 1)

  1. Come unto Him H114
  2. *Jesus Is Our Loving Friend CS58B
  3. I’ll Stand Tall (January 2016 Friend, by Pinborough/Perry), especially verses 3-4

I can make my prayers heartfelt and sincere. The Lord hears and answers my prayers. (1 Samuel 1:9-18)

  1. A Child’s Prayer CS12
  2. Close as a Quiet Prayer (March 2019 Friend)
  3. Prayer Is the Soul’s Sincere Desire H145, carefully choose which verses to sing (there are eight!)

My heart can rejoice in the Lord. (1 Samuel 2:1–10)

  1. Praise to the Lord, the Almighty H72
  2. Rejoice, the Lord Is King! H66
  3. I Stand All Amazed H193
  4. Beautiful Savior CS62

I can hear and obey the voice of the Lord. (1 Samuel 3)

  1. *The Wise Man and the Foolish Man CS281
  2. Press Forward, Saints H81 
  3. As Zion’s Youth in Latter Days H256, especially verse 2

*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.

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