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By JennaVee Allgrunn


Who Is This Prophet?

  • He called the people of wiched King Ahab to repentance.

  • He was fed by ravens during a famine.

  • He raised a faithful widow’s son from the dead.

  • He defeated the wicked priests of Baal.

Answer:

Elijah (see 1 Kgs 17–18).

Moses

Moses is one of the best-known prophets. How many facts of Moses’ life can you recall? Fill in as many blanks as you can.

  1. 1.

    The Lord appeared to Moses at a burning ____________. (See Ex. 3:1–4.)

  2. 2.

    For a sign to the Egyptians, the Lord made Moses’ rod become a _____________ when he cast it on the ground. (See Ex. 4:2–5.)

  3. 3.

    Because Moses was “slow of speech,” his brother, ______________, became his spokesman. (See Ex. 4:10–16.)

  4. 4.

    When Pharaoh pursued the children of Israel to bring them back to Egypt as slaves, the Lord told Moses to lift his rod, and the Red Sea parted so that the people could pass through it on _______ ________. (See Ex. 14:5–9, 15–16, 21–22.)

  5. 5.

    When there was no water for the children of Israel to drink, the Lord made water come out of the ______________ in Horeb when Moses hit it with a rod. (See Ex. 17:1, 5–6.)

  6. 6.

    It was through Moses that the Lord revealed the _______ _____________. (See Ex. 19:9; Ex. 20:heading, Ex. 20:1–17.)

Answers:

(1) bush, (2) serpent, (3) Aaron, (4) dry land, (5) rock, (6) Ten Commandments.

Spy Message

Joshua sent spies to the city of Jericho. The spies were almost caught. A woman named Rahab helped them escape, asking that when the Israelites attacked, she and her family would be saved. The spies agreed. Decode this message to learn what they told her to do so that she and her family would not be harmed. (You can read about this story in Josh. 2:1–21; Josh. 6:1–25.)

“__ 2

__ 8

__ 10

__ 4

 

__ 14

__ 7

__ 8

__ 13

 

__ 9

__ 8

__ 10

__ 5

 

__ 11

__ 6

__ 13

__ 3

__ 1

__ 12

__ 9

__ 5

__ 14

 

__ 14

__ 7

__ 12

__ 5

__ 1

__ 4

 

__ 8

__ 10

__ 14

__ 7

__ 5

 

__ 15

__ 8

__ 10

__ 4

__ 11

__ 15

.”

           

Code:

1 = A

4 = D

7 = H

10 = N

13 = S

2 = B

5 = E

8 = I

11 = O

14 = T

3 = C

6 = F

9 = L

12 = R

15 = W

Answer:

Bind this line of scarlet thread in the window” (Josh. 2:18).

Reads the Same

Read forward, backward, up, down, and diagonally to find the following three- and four-letter words that are spelled the same forward and backward.

A

S

I

S

G

A

G

W

P

O

N

O

B

I

B

O

H

B

O

N

H

O

K

X

A

P

D

G

P

W

C

U

O

E

E

O

E

B

I

E

R

E

H

N

K

E

E

P

P

G

D

O

V

K

P

E

W

E

K

A

N

A

A

E

U

E

A

G

M

Y

D

O

D

H

P

B

E

B

O

B

I

E

M

W

A

W

X

P

M

X

A

T

E

M

I

H

A

H

O

O

L

A

O

D

U

D

M

E

M

E

A

T

U

T

U

M

N

A

N

N

A

Aba

Dad

Eye

Mom

Pop

Aha

Deed

Gag

Mum

Pup

Ala

Did

Gig

Noon

Sis

Ama

Dud

Hah

Nun

Tat

Ana

Eke

Huh

Oxo

Tot

Anna

Ere

Keek

Peep

Tut

Bib

Eve

Mem

Pep

Waw

Bob

Ewe

Mim

Pip

Wow

Double Dip

The missing words all have double letters. Use the clues to help you fill in the blanks.

  1. 1.

    A game, hide-and- ___________

  2. 2.

    A place with four walls, a ceiling, a door, and a floor _______________

  3. 3.

    Person standing in a “box” at a baseball game __________________

  4. 4.

    When you ride a horse, you generally sit in this. __________________

  5. 5.

    To take small bites (or, how rabbits eat) __________________

  6. 6.

    A place to swim, as at a motel __________________

  7. 7.

    The time at school when you go outside to play __________________

  8. 8.

    Animal with a very long neck __________________

  9. 9.

    Ballet shoes __________________

  10. 10.

    These are at the end of your legs. __________________

Answers:

(1) seek, (2) room, (3) batter, (4) saddle, (5) nibble, (6) pool, (7) recess, (8) giraffe, (9) slippers, (10) feet.