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By Cynthia Rakes Bowden


New Testament Scripture Pictures

Find the picture for the missing word in each of these scriptures from the New Testament, then put the correct letter in the blank. If you need help, look up the scripture.

Scripture pictures
  1. 1.

    “Because strait is the _______, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it” (Matt. 7:14).

  2. 2.

    “Now learn a parable of the fig tree; When his branch is yet tender, and putteth forth _______, ye know that summer is nigh” (Matt. 24:32).

  3. 3.

    “Then he took the five loaves and the two fishes, and looking up to heaven, he blessed them, and brake, and gave to the disciples to set before the multitude. And they did eat, and were all filled: and there was taken up of fragments that remained to them twelve _______.” (Luke 9:16–17.)

  4. 4.

    “If a son shall ask bread of any of you that is a father, will he give him a stone? or if he ask a fish, will he for a fish give him a serpent? Or if he shall ask an egg, will he offer him a _______?” (Luke 11:11–12.)

  5. 5.

    “Consider the _______ how they grow: they toil not, they spin not; and yet I say unto you, that Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these” (Luke 12:27).

  6. 6.

    “Then said he, Unto what is the kingdom of God like? and whereunto shall I resemble it? It is like a grain of mustard seed, which a man took, and cast into his garden; and it grew, and waxed a great _______; and the fowls of the air lodged in the branches of it.” (Luke 13:18–19.)

  7. 7.

    “And when he had made a scourge of small cords, he drove them all out of the temple, and the _______, and the oxen; and poured out the changers’ money, and overthrew the tables; And said unto them that sold doves, Take these things hence; make not my Father’s house an house of merchandise” (John 2:15–16).

  8. 8.

    “But whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst; but the water that I shall give him shall be in him a _______ of water springing up into everlasting life” (John 4:14).

Answers:

(1) E, (2) A, (3) H, (4) F, (5) B, (6) D, (7) C, (8) G.

New Testament Riddle

My sisters spoke to Jesus,
And many tears they shed.
Then Jesus came up to my grave
And raised me from the dead.
Who am I?
Who were my sisters?

To check your answers and to learn more about this event, read John 11:1–44.

[illustration] Lazarus Raised from the Dead by R. Rolle

Caring Characteristics

Find your way through the maze by connecting the letters to spell these important characteristics in the order given: dependability, faithfulness, generosity, honesty, humility, purity. You may move forward, backward, up, down, and diagonally, but connect each letter only once. After you find all the words, write the unconnected letters (reading from left to right and top to bottom) on the blanks below to find one more important characteristic.

Start

D

N

D

G

E

L

I

L

N

E

N

 
 

E

P

E

A

B

I

T

U

T

S

S

 
 

L

M

E

N

A

F

Y

F

N

E

G

 
 

E

U

I

S

I

T

H

Y

E

R

O

 
 

H

S

L

E

N

Y

H

T

I

S

T

 
 

Y

T

S

I

T

O

P

U

R

I

Y

End

___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___

Answer:

gentleness

Proper Clothing

We wear shoes to protect our feet, and clothes to protect our bodies. To find out what we need to “wear” to protect our spirits, solve this puzzle. Write the letter on the blank that comes in alphabetical order two letters after the letter below the blank. We have put in the first letter to start you out. (For this puzzle A follows Z.) Look up the scripture to check your answer.

P N

__ S

__ R

 

__ M

__ L

 

__ R

__ F

__ C

         

__ U

__ F

__ M

__ J

__ C

 

__ Y

__ P

__ K

__ M

__ S

__ P

 

__ M

__ D

__ E

__ M

__, B

 

__ R

__ F

__ Y

__ R

 

__ W

__ C

 

__ K

__ Y

__ W

__ Z

__ C

 

__ Y

__ Z

__ J

__ C

 

__ R

__ M

         

__ Q

__ R

__ Y

__ L

__ B

 

__ Y

__ E

__ Y

__ G

__ L

__ Q

__ R

   

__ R

__ F

__ C

 

__ U

__ G

__ J

__ C

__ Q

 

__ M

__ D

     

__ R

__ F

__ C

 

__ B

__ C

__ T

__ G

__” J

(Eph. 6:11).