Romans 1–6
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“Romans 1–6,” Ensign, August 2019

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

August 5–11

Romans 1–6

“The Power of God unto Salvation”

Come, Follow Me - Support August 5-11

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.

Romans 3:10–31; 5

Perfected through Him

Because of the healing power of the Savior’s Atonement, we need not be crippled by our past mistakes. That same power can help us endure tribulation, “knowing that tribulation worketh patience; and patience, experience; and experience, hope” (Romans 5:3–4).


  • Be Ye Therefore Perfect—Eventually.” In this general conference address, Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles teaches that “the grace of Christ offers us not only salvation from sorrow and sin and death but also salvation from our own persistent self-criticism.”

  • A Great Feeling.” In this Friend article, Paulo learns that, because of Jesus Christ, he can repent and be as clean as when he was baptized. Find other child-friendly stories about repentance here.

  • Eight Myths about Repentance.” This New Era article helps clear up some misunderstandings about repentance.


  • Grace Carry.” Use this activity from the new Ensign series “Family Study Fun” to demonstrate how we can all be saved through Jesus Christ.

  • What Does It Mean to Repent?” Watch this video about how one young man came to experience the blessings of the Savior’s Atonement.

Romans 6

Walk in Newness of Life

The gospel of Jesus Christ can change us if we let it.


  • Ten Ways to Know You Are Converted.” This New Era article explores the signs of true conversion and how we can recognize them in ourselves.

  • Walking in Newness of Life.” In this Ensign article, one sister discusses the story of what led her to the Church and shares personal experiences that helped strengthen her commitment to the gospel.

  • How to Keep a Mighty Change of Heart.” In this New Era article, Elder Dale G. Renlund of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles teaches how we can maintain a change of heart after we have experienced conversion.


  • Newness of Life.” With your family, watch this brief video in which Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles explains what we must do to be “born again.”

  • A New Path.” Use this coloring page from this month’s Friend to talk about Romans 6:4 with your children.