Primary Song/Scripture Match
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“Primary Song/Scripture Match,” Friend, Oct. 1985, 26

Primary Song/Scripture Match

Primary songs are based on principles taught in the scriptures. For instance, the song “Jesus Said Love Every One” is based on the principle found in Matthew 22:39: “Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.” [Matt. 22:39] Look up the following scriptures and match each with the Primary song that most closely matches that scriptural principle. Then make up a list of your own to use in a family home evening.

1. Exodus 16:4, 29–30

a. “Jesus Once Was a Little Child”

2. Matthew 3:13–17

b. “We Bow Our Heads”

3. Romans 8:16–17; Mosiah 4:14–15

c. “Saturday”

4. Luke 2:40

d. “I Am a Child of God”

5. D&C 42:6

e. “All Things Bright and Beautiful”

6. Joseph Smith—History 1:30, 34

f. “An Angel Came to Joseph Smith”

7. 3 Nephi 24:10

g. “I Want to Give the Lord My Tenth”

8. Moses 2:1–25

h. “When the Sacrament Is Blessed”

9. 1 Corinthians 11:23–25

i. “Baptism”

10. Alma 37:36–37

j. “I Hope They Call Me on a Mission”


  • (1) c, (2) i, (3) d, (4) a, (5) j, (6) f, (7) g, (8) e, (9) h, (10) b.