Nation and Independence Day – Lesson 49

This lesson builds on pages 171-174, Week 49 of 52 Weeks to Fortify Your Family. The following resources are provided to help you extend your daily devotional. Choose those that will best help your family learn about this week’s topic.


Scripture Memorization

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“We believe that governments were instituted of God for the benefit of man; and that he holds men accountable for their acts in relation to them, both in making laws and administering them, for the good and safety of society.” –D&C 134:1

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Music

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338 – America the Beautiful

339 – My Country, ‘Tis of Thee

340 – Star Spangled Banner

Primary Song Book

224 – My Country

225 – My Flag, My Flag


Videos

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Mormon Messages

The Freedom to… 2.30 minutes

What Is Religious Freedom 4.24 minutes

Other Videos

Star Spangled Banner Mormon Tabernacle Choir Music Video 1.33 minutes


Stories & Articles

ariticlesThe Friend

It’s the Law” (February 1997)

Grandpa Max’s Flag” (July 1988)

New Era

God’s Hand in the Founding of America” (July 1976)

Ensign

Religion and Government” (July 2015)

General Conference

War and Peace,” May 2003, Gordon B. Hinckley


Coloring & Activity Pages

Crayons

American flag 

Statue of Liberty 

Children watching fireworks 


Copywork

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D&C 134:1
“We believe that governments were instituted of God for the benefit of man.”

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Older

D&C 134:1
“We believe that governments were instituted of God for the benefit of man; and that he holds men accountable for their acts in relation to them, both in making laws and administering them, for the good and safety of society.”

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Quotation Display

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“Voting is the least arduous of a citizen’s duties. He has the prior and harder duty of making up his mind.” — Ralph Barton Perry (philosopher)

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