Romans 7–16
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“Romans 7–16,” Ensign, August 2019

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

August 12–18

Romans 7–16

“Overcome Evil with Good”

Come, Follow Me - Support August 12-18

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 8:17–39

Eternal Glory Awaits the Faithful

Although we all endure various kinds of trials, we can take comfort in knowing that “all these things shall give [us] experience, and shall be for [our] good” (Doctrine and Covenants 122:7).



  • Pillow Tower of Doom.” Use this activity from the new Ensign series “Family Study Fun” to demonstrate how Christ can help us feel God’s love.

  • We Were Sent to Endure.” Watch this video in which Elder Robert D. Hales (1932–2017) of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles speaks about returning to our Father in Heaven with honor.

  • The T-E-S-T.” Use this short message from Sister Sharon Eubank, First Counselor in the Relief Society General Presidency, along with the accompanying lion craft activity, to talk about how God helps us face our challenges. (From the Friend.)

Romans 12–16

Become a True Saint

Paul offers many principles for living as true Saints and disciples of Jesus Christ, including: “Be kindly affectioned one to another with brotherly love” (Romans 12:10). Learning about and following the Savior’s example can help us understand and live these principles.


  • It Begins with You.” Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles counsels the youth of the Church to become welding links in their families.

  • Are You a Saint?” In this general conference address, Elder Quentin L. Cook, then a member of the Seventy, teaches what it means to be Latter-day Saints and testifies that we will experience joy as we make sacrifices to serve others.

  • Study the Savior’s Words.” In this New Era article, President Russell M. Nelson explains how studying the Savior’s words in the scriptures can help us come to know and become like Him.


  • I Was a Stranger: Love One Another.” Watch this video about following the Savior’s command to love one another.

  • What I Know.” Children will enjoy learning this action rhyme about loving others as Jesus does. (From the Friend.)

Romans 16


Several disciples helped Paul in his ministry. One of those he mentions by name in his letter to the Romans is Phebe.


  • Phebe.” Learn more about this member of the early Church, known for the help she gave Paul, in the Ensign’s ongoing series about women in the New Testament.