1 Corinthians 8–13
August 2019

“1 Corinthians 8–13,” Ensign, August 2019

Come, Follow Me: New Testament—Support Articles and Activities

August 26–September 1

1 Corinthians 8–13

Peter and John and a healed man

“Ye Are the Body of Christ”

After you’ve studied the scripture passages for this week and reviewed the questions and activities in the manual, consider sharing any of the following articles and activities with your family. These additional resources selected by the Church magazines staff can assist you as you strive to teach the gospel in your home.

1 Corinthians 10:16–17; 11:16–30

Blessings of the Sacrament

As the Apostle Paul taught, to assist us in partaking of the sacrament worthily we ought to “examine” ourselves (1 Corinthians 11:28). How can doing so lead to greater spiritual growth?


  • The Sacrament and Spiritual Growth.” This timeless reflection on the sacrament from Elder Melvin J. Ballard (1873–1939) of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles underscores the power of this sacred ordinance. “There is a spirit attending the administration of the sacrament that warms the soul from head to foot,” he says.

  • Become More Christlike through the Sacrament.” In this New Era article, Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles teaches how preparing for and partaking of the sacrament can helps us become like the Savior.


  • Sacrament Hymn Sing-Along.” Check out this activity from the new Ensign series “Family Study Fun” and discuss how hymns prepare us to partake of the sacrament.

1 Corinthians 12–13

Spiritual Gifts

Heavenly Father has given us spiritual gifts to help us serve one another and to bless our lives.


  • Exercising Our Spiritual Muscles.” In this general conference address, Elder Juan Pablo Villar of the Seventy teaches that we need to exercise our spiritual gifts in order for them to grow.

  • Discover Your Gifts.” This New Era article explores ways to discover and cultivate your spiritual gifts.