Come, Follow Me


Treasure in Heaven

Reinforces this week’s “Come Follow Me” study: Matthew 19-20; Mark 10; Luke 18
“What Lake I Yet?”


Luke 18:22

“Now when Jesus heard these things, he said unto him, Yet lackest thou one thing: sell all that thou hast, and distribute unto the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come, follow me.”


Come Follow Me, Hymn 116


Jesus was approached by a rich young man asking “What shall I do to inherit eternal life?” He told Jesus that he had kept all of the commandments from his youth. Jesus lovingly told him that there was only one thing he lacked, he should sell all that he had and follow Him. The proud young man was sorrowful, and went away.

Jesus asks all of us to come and follow Him. We can do this by keeping His commandments. It doesn’t matter if we are rich, poor, old, or young, Jesus gives us all the opportunity to repent and turn to Him. Sometimes, like the rich young man, we may be prompted to do something to be better. Let us put our trust in God and try to follow Jesus Christ a little better each day.


“To follow Christ is to become more like Him. It is to learn from His character. As spirit children of our Heavenly Father, we do have the potential to incorporate Christlike attributes into our life and character. This process is very complex and very simple at the same time–Ancient and modern prophets described it with three words: ‘Keep the commandments’—nothing more, nothing less.” Dieter F. Uchtdorf


  • What did Jesus ask the rich young man to do?
  • What would you do if Jesus asked you to follow Him?
  • What was the young man giving up for wealth?
  • How can we follow the admonition to “Come, follow me”?
  • What are some of the things that might keep us from following the Savior?

Activity idea:

Heavenly Treasures

Teach children ways that they can follow Jesus Christ, and of the "treasures" they can receive if they do!

Treat idea:

Peanut Butter Footprints

These yummy cookies are shaped like footprints to remind us to follow Jesus Christ.

These lessons are perfect for Family Home Evening at the beginning of the week, or to recap the following Sunday. Or use portions of the lesson throughout the week to enhance your family scripture study.

Sign up now to get FREE lessons and teaching ideas in your inbox each week!
Just fill out the form below.

Copyright 2023 Living Scriptures Inc.   |    Privacy Policy   |   Terms and Conditions