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By Grace Diane Jessen


Ancient Prophets

Unscramble the letters below to spell the names of prophets in the Old Testament. A clue is also given to help you identify these men.

1. JEHILA

1. He was fed by the ravens.

2. LASUME

2. He was displeased when the Israelites asked him to appoint a king to rule over them.

3. SOSEM

3. The Lord spoke to him from a burning bush.

4. MARABAH

4. The Lord provided a ram for him to sacrifice.

5. AHASII

5. The Lord told him to tell King Hezekiah that he (Hezekiah) would get well and live fifteen more years.

6. HANO

6. He lived for 950 years.

7. MEHAJIRE

7. He was falsely accused and put in prison.

8. NEDILA

8. He interpreted handwriting on a wall.

9. ABJOC

9. He was the father of twelve sons.

10. SHOUJA

10. He divided the land among the tribes of Israel.

Answers:

(1) Elijah, (2) Samuel, (3) Moses, (4) Abraham, (5) Isaiah, (6) Noah, (7) Jeremiah, (8) Daniel, (9) Jacob, (10) Joshua.

Jumbled Bugs

Don’t let it “bug” you if you can’t unscramble all these common insects!

  1. 1.

    Paws

  2. 2.

    Eleteb

  3. 3.

    Ryetfublt

  4. 4.

    Tisumqoo

  5. 5.

    Hospregarsp

  6. 6.

    Kictrec

  7. 7.

    Guldayb

  8. 8.

    Yilerff

  9. 9.

    Emebbelub

  10. 10.

    Frolnydga

Answers:

(1) wasp, (2) beetle, (3) butterfly, (4) mosquito, (5) grasshopper, (6) cricket, (7) ladybug, (8) firefly, (9) bumblebee, (10) dragonfly.

Missing Vowels

The vowels A, E, I, O, U are missing from this Bible verse. Fill them in to find out one way God wants us to serve Him.

B__ __ r y __ __ n__ __ n __ th __ r’s b __ rd __ ns, __ nd s __ f __ lf __ l th __ l __ w __ f Chr __ st

(Gal. 6:2)

Answer:

“Bear ye one another’s burdens, and so fulfil the law of Christ.”

Connected Word Search

Find the connecting words of the Fifth Article of Faith. The first word is circled to get you started. Each word follows right after the previous word but goes in a different direction. Words may read down, up, forward, or backward.

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“We believe that a man must be called of God, by prophecy, and by the laying on of hands by those who are in authority, to preach the Gospel and administer in the ordinances thereof.”

Pinwheel

You will need: scissors, ruler, pencil, 6″ (15 cm) square of stiff paper, glue, 6″ (15 cm) length of bendable wire, cardboard, and 12″ (30.5 cm) stick.

  1. 1.

    Draw two diagonal lines from corner to corner on square of paper.

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    Make cuts 3 1/2″ (9 cm) long from each corner toward middle of square.

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    Glue corners A to a, B to b, C to c, and D to d. Let glue dry.

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    Cut out small diamond shape from cardboard, and make hole in center.

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    Make small loop in one end of wire. Thread straight end of wire through hole in cardboard, then through middle of pinwheel.

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    Wind wire around stick, leaving a little wire between pinwheel and stick (see illustrations).

Watch your pinwheel spin in the wind!

Alike But Different

Across

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    Animal flesh

  2. 3.

    Auction is a kind of ____

  3. 6.

    Bucket

  4. 7.

    Story

  5. 8.

    Back of foot

  6. 10.

    Snakelike fish

  7. 11.

    Vegetable used in chili

  8. 13.

    Back end of an animal

  9. 14.

    Large forest animal

  10. 15.

    Abbreviation for railroad

  11. 17.

    Row or layer

  12. 18.

    To watch intently

  13. 20.

    To exist

  14. 21.

    Dark red vegetable

  15. 23.

    Ringing of bells

  16. 25.

    Fruit

  17. 26.

    Combine and increase

  18. 27.

    Rain hard

  19. 28.

    What you do with a book

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  1. 1.

    Kind of boat

  2. 2.

    Come together

  3. 4.

    Lacking color

  4. 5.

    Pronounced like bin

  5. 6.

    Remove outer covering

  6. 9.

    Single step of a stairway

  7. 11.

    Without covering

  8. 12.

    Make a mistake

  9. 14.

    Strike again and again

  10. 16.

    Cure

  11. 19.

    Liquid associated with eye

  12. 21.

    Busy insect

  13. 22.

    A Christmas color

  14. 23.

    A couple

  15. 24.

    Abbreviation for advertisement

  16. 25.

    Study intently

Answers:

ACROSS—(2) meat, (3) sale, (6) pail, (7) tale, (8) heel, (10) eel, (11) bean, (13) tail, (14) bear, (15) RR, (17) tier, (18) stare, (20) be, (21) beet, (23) peal, (25) pear, (26) add, (27) pour, (28) read. DOWN—(1) sail, (2) meet, (4) pale, (5) been, (6) peel, (9) stair, (11) bare, (12) err, (14) beat, (16) heal, (19) tear, (21) bee, (22) red, (23) pair, (24) ad, (25) pore.

Hidden Vegetables

Can you find the vegetable hidden in each of these sentences. The first one will help you.

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    It’s fun to spin a child’s top.

  2. 2.

    Wouldn’t green be a nice color for a sweater?

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    Sue left her pot at our house.

  4. 4.

    Let’s see if that bee tells the others where to go.

  5. 5.

    Because I always miss your turn, I probably will get lost again.

  6. 6.

    Laura, did you call Loni on the phone?

  7. 7.

    Sometimes to have more pep, persons need to sleep more.

  8. 8.

    Bring me a rope as soon as you can.

Answers:

(1) spinach, (2) bean, (3) potato, (4) beet, (5) turnip, (6) onion, (7) pepper, (8) peas.