Funstuf

By Nancy Ann Asher


Twelfth Article of Faith

Find each word in this article of faith by reading forward, backward, down, up, and diagonally. (Note: Start with the longer words—though the same letter may be used in more than one word, no shorter word is entirely within a longer one. For example, in in this puzzle is not in kings but is a separate word.) Starting at the top left, and going from left to right, read the leftover letters (and dash) to find an aid to help you remember what this article of faith is about. Four words have been done for you.

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kings,

obeying,

believe

presidents,

honoring,

in

rulers,

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being

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sustaining

subject

magistrates,

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to

in

law.

Answer:

Key for article twelve—law.

Moses

Some of the words God spoke to Moses in the scripture below are scrambled. Unscramble each word, then write its letters in the correct order in the shapes and blanks provided. After you have unscrambled all of the words, decipher the coded part of the scripture by finding which letter each shape stands for. Read Moses 1:3–4 to see if your answer is correct.

Answer:

“My works are without end, and also my words, for they never cease.”

Presidents Month

In the United States, the birthdays of Abraham Lincoln and George Washington are celebrated in February. Each item below is associated with one of these two great men. Write an L by those that apply to Abraham Lincoln, and a W by those that apply to George Washington.

__ 1. Public surveyor

__ 11. Lawyer

__ 2. Stovepipe hat

__ 12. Wig

__ 3. Mount Vernon

__ 13. Constitutional Convention

__ 4. Log cabin

__ 14, Beard

__ 5. Gettysburg Address

__ 15. Kentucky

__ 6. February 12, 1809

__ 16. Martha Custis

__ 7. Delaware River

__ 17. Yorktown

__ 8. First Continental Congress

__ 18. Mary Todd

__ 9. Rail fence

__ 19. Emancipation Proclamation

__ 10. “First in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen” (Henry Lee)

__ 20. February 22, 1732

Answers:

(1) W, (2) L, (3) W, (4) L, (5) L, (6) L, (7) W, (8) W, (9) L, (10) W, (11) L, (12) W, (13) W, (14) L, (15) L, (16) W, (17) W, (18) L, (19) L, (20) W.

Add a Word

What one word, when placed before each word in a set, forms new words? Each missing word is a part of your body. Example: chair, rest, hole, or would have arm placed in front of them—armchair, armrest, armhole, armor.

  1. 1.

    Sight, brow, tooth, witness

  2. 2.

    Band, ache, light, set

  3. 3.

    Made, shake, some, writing

  4. 4.

    Beat, broken, burn, felt

  5. 5.

    Ball, step, print, note

Answers:

(1) eye, (2) head, (3) hand, (4) heart, (5) foot.

Bible Books

Using each letter of the alphabet just once, fill in the missing letter in these Bible books. Cross out the letters as you use them. The first one has been done for you.

a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

Nahum

Ezek __ el

Haba __ kuk

__ onah

J __ shua

E __ ra

Sa __ uel

Prove __ bs

Da __ iel

Matthe __

Hag __ ai

( __ ueen) Esther

Ho __ ea

O __ adiah

G __ nesis

Deuteronom __

Le __ iticus

__ mos

Ju __ ges

Joe __

Ru __ h

__ salms

N __ mbers

E __ odus

Mi __ ah

__ irst Kings

 

All but one of these books are found in the Old Testament. Which is the New Testament book? ________________________

Answers:

Nahum, Jonah, Samuel, Matthew, Hosea, Deuteronomy, Judges, Psalms, Micah, Ezekial, Joshua, Proverbs, Haggai, Obadiah, Leviticus, Joel, Numbers, First Kings, Habakkuk, Ezra, Daniel, (Queen) Esther, Genesis, Amos, Ruth, Exodus; Matthew.

Fruit Tangle

The names of four well-known fruits appear here in proper order, but they are all tangled together. Can you untangle them?

C A H O A R P R E P P A N I L R C E G R O T Y E

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Answers:

Cherry, apricot, orange, apple.