Alpha and Omega Names of Christ 2023 blog

Alpha and Omega: Name of Christ Devotional to Keep Christ in Christmas

Mini-devotional using a Name of Jesus Christ.

MINI-DEVOTIONAL TO KEEP CHRIST IN CHRISTMAS

Sharing another great name of Jesus Christ to study by yourself, with your family, or a group of friends.

 

In 2022, Russell M. Nelson, Dallin H. Oaks, and Henry B. Eyring, the First Presidency of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints shared a beautify Christmas message. They wrote, “This Christmas season, we invite you to find quiet moments to reflect on our Savior’s birth, life, and atoning sacrifice. Come unto Him. Learn of Him. Look to Him for lasting peace and divine rest.” (The First Presidency’s 2022 Christmas Message, November 25, 2022).

From Thanksgiving until Christmas Day, I will share a small and simple way to remember Jesus Christ and keep Christ in Christmas. Each mini-devotional can be shared as a family or used for your personal gospel study. This year also includes a small and simple service idea to help #LightTheWorld.

One way to focus on Jesus Christ during Christmas is to learn about His many names. The Gospels, in the New Testament, contain many names of Jesus Christ in the first few chapters of each book. Praying you can find joy this Christmas season as you find ways to keep Christ in Christmas.

 

NAME OF CHRIST:

Alpha and Omega

BIBLE VERSE: Alpha and Omega

REVELATION 1:8 -“I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord, which is, and which was, and which is to come, the Almighty”

BOOK OF MORMON VERSE: Alpha and Omega

 3 NEPHI 9:18 -“I am the light and the life of the world. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end.”

GENERAL CONFERENCE QUOTE: Alpha and Omega

Everything worthy and eternal is centered in the living reality of God, our loving Eternal Father, and His Son, Jesus Christ, and His Atonement, witnessed by the Holy Ghost…He is Alpha and Omega—with us in the beginning, He is with us to the end.”
-Gerrit W. Gong, April 2018 General Conference

SONG: Alpha and Omega

“Alpha and Omega” by Bethel Music

REFLECTION QUESTION: Alpha and Omega

What does the name Alpha and Omega teach us about Jesus?

LEARNING STYLE STUDY IDEAS

SOCIAL LEARNERS:

-Read scriptures together

-Discuss question together

INDIVIDUAL LEARNERS:

-Read scriptures alone

-Ponder question 

HANDS-ON LEARNERS:

-Dance to the song

-Eat a holiday treat or advent candy during devotional

BOOK LEARNERS:

-Read scriptures

-Write out your response to the reflection question

STEM LEARNERS:

-Plan a time each day to do devotional

-Share devotionals in order

-Highlight names of Christ scriptures

MUSIC LEARNERS:

-Listen to song

-Find other songs that testify of this name of Christ

NATURE LEARNERS:

-Find analogies in nature that relate to this name of Christ

-Look for patterns in the verses in the Bible and Book of Mormon

VISUAL LEARNERS:

-Watch the music video to the song

-Mark the verses in your scriptures in a colorful way

Believe on My Name

–a 400+ page deep dive study guide of 12 Names of Christ.

ADDITONAL STUDY IDEAS

Looking for MORE–a deeper study of the Names of Jesus Christ? I have several products in my shop–a bundle plus individual name studies. Each study guide includes definitions, quotes, scriptures, music, artwork, videos, questions, places for notes and so much more.

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