Funstuf

By Ann Woodbury Moore


Gospel People

Use the references to match these people, found in the four gospels (Matt., Mark, Luke, and John), with their descriptions.

___ 1. Anna

a. He preached repentance and baptized Jesus, then was imprisoned and beheaded. (See Matt. 3:1–6, 13–17; Matt. 14:3–12.)

___ 2. Barabbas

b. A fisherman called to be an Apostle, he testified of Christ, then denied knowing him three times. (See Matt. 4:18–20; Matt. 16:13–17; Matt. 26:20, 30–34, 57–58, 69–75; John 21:15–17.)

___ 3. Herod Antipas

c. One of the rulers of the synagogue, he asked Jesus to heal his twelve-year-old daughter. (See Mark 5:22–23, 35–43.)

___ 4. Jairus

d. This wicked king imprisoned and beheaded John the Baptist; later, he mocked Jesus before His crucifixion. (See Matt. 14:3–12; Luke 23:7–11.)

___ 5. John the Baptist

e. One of the Twelve Apostles, he betrayed Jesus with a kiss. (See Luke 22:1–6; Mark 14:43–46.)

___ 6. John

f. This eighty-four-year-old woman served in the temple and was there when Mary and Joseph took Jesus there. (See Luke 2:27, 36–38.)

___ 7. Joseph of Arimathea

g. The Jews demanded that this robber be released from prison rather than Jesus. (See Luke 23:13–18; John 18:38–40.)

___ 8. Joseph

h. This woman was sick with a fever; Jesus healed her, and she then ministered (took care of their needs) unto Him and those with Him. (See Mark 1:14, 29–31.)

___ 9. Judas Iscariot

i. A wise and just counsellor, he buried Jesus’ body in his own tomb. (See Luke 23:50–53.)

___ 10. Lazarus

j. Jesus asked this “beloved disciple” to care for His mother, Mary; later this disciple ran with Peter to the empty tomb. (See John 19:25–27, John 20:1–8; Bible Dictionary—John.)

___ 11. Mary

k. The father of John the Baptist, this temple priest was struck dumb for disbelieving the angel’s news. (See Luke 1:5–22, 57–64.)

___ 12. Peter’s mother-in-law

l. The brother of Mary and Martha; Jesus wept at his grave, then raised him from death. (See John 11:1–44.)

___ 13. Simon Peter

m. Because of his small size, this man, Jericho’s chief publican (tax-collector), climbed a sycamore tree to see Jesus. (See Luke 19:1–8.)

___ 14. Zacchaeus

n. A carpenter, this man was Jesus’ stepfather. (See Matt. 1:18–25; Matt. 13:55.)

___ 15. Zacharias

o. This woman was sent an angel from God to tell her that her son was to be the Savior. (See Luke 1:26–31; Luke 2:4–11.)

Answers:

(1) f, (2) g, (3) d, (4) c, (5) a, (6) j, (7) i, (8) n, (9) e, (10) l, (11) o, (12) h, (13) b, (14) m, (15) k.

October Picture Puzzle

Copy the parts of the picture into the correspondingly numbered blank wedge shapes to see something you think of in October.

Answer:

Animal Homes Double Puzzle

Animals often make their own homes. Sometimes man makes them a home, and sometimes a part of an animal’s body is its home. First match each animal with its home, * then find the name of each home in the letter square by reading forward, backward, down, up, and diagonally. The remaining letters, starting at the top and reading from left to right, will spell out the name of a two-family home for some city children.

B

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S

L

W

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U

H

U

T

C

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D

C

R

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P

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L

L

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L

O

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N

D

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A

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N

N

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B

1. Ant

a. Aerie

2. Bat

b. Bowl

3. Bear

c. Bog

4. Beaver

d. Burrow

5. Bee

e. Cage

6. Canary

f. Cave

7. Cow

g. Cocoon

8. Dove

h. Coop

9. Eagle

i. Cote

10. Goldfish

j. Den

11. Hen

k. Fold

12. Hornet

l. Hill

13. Pig

m. Hive

14. Prairie dog

n. Hutch

15. Mosquito

o. Lodge

16. Rabbit

p. Nest

17. Silkworm

q. Pen

18. Spider

r. Shell

19. Sheep

s. Stall

20. Snail

t. Web

Answers:

(1) l, (2) f, (3) j, (4) o, (5) m, (6) e, (7) s, (8) i, (9) a, (10) b, (11) h, (12) p, (13) q, (14) d, (15) c, (16) n, (17) g, (18) t, (19) k, (20) r. Some city children live in a duplex.

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    Note: Some animals might live in more than one of the places listed, and some homes might be used by more than one animal. Your answers may be different from ours, which are on page 5.

Alphabet Change

To decode the twelfth article of faith, write the letter that comes before the given letter. Check your answer in Articles of Faith 1:12 or on your We Believe the Articles of Faith poster (see Friend, January 1995, insert).

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

____ _____________ ____ _________ _____________ ____ __________ , X F C F M J F W F J O C F J O H T V C K F D U U P L J O H T

__________________ , ___________ , ______ ___________________, ____ Q S F T J E F O U T S V M F S T B O E N B H J T U S B U F T J O

____________ , _____________ , ______ _________________ _____ ______. P C F Z J O H I P O P S J O H B O E T V T U B J O J O H U I F M B X