An Elders Quorum Lesson – From Being a Righteous Husband and Father
“A man who holds the priesthood has reverence for motherhood”
On the chalk board, write this statement across the top: “A man who holds the priesthood has reverence for motherhood”
Define Reverence: We hold reverence for Deity.
Reverence (from Guide to the Scriptures) – Deep respect for sacred things; wonder.
Then make two columns:God / Motherhood
Use Scriptures to define the Reverence for God Section:
-Why should we reverence God.
-How do we reverence God.
-What does it mean to reverence God.
Use Quotes from Pres. Hunter to define Reverence for Motherhood Section:
-What is motherhood? Why is motherhood so much more than child birth?
-What personal experiences have caused us to reverence motherhood?
-Why should we reverence motherhood?
End points are these:
2) “You should express regularly to your wife and children your reverence and respect for her. Indeed, one of the greatest things a father can do for his children is to love their mother.” – President Hunter