Funstuf

By Marianne Frost Bates


New Testament Food

Read each clue below, then match it with one of the New Testament foods listed.

To check your answers, look up the scriptures.

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Garden herbs and spices that were paid as tithing by the scribes and Pharisees. (See Matt. 23:23.)

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After the Savior was resurrected, He ate this food with His Apostles. (See Luke 24:42–43.)

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Jesus talks about these fruits at the conclusion of the Sermon on the Mount. (See Matt. 7:16–20.)

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Two things John the Baptist ate. (See Mark 1:6.)

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A boy’s lunch that was blessed by Jesus, and then it miraculously fed 5,000 people. (See John 6:9–13.)

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Food eaten by the Savior and His Apostles as part of the Passover. (See Luke 22:1, 7–8.)

a. Locusts and honey b. Mint, anise, and cummin c. Broiled fish and honeycomb d. Unleavened bread e. Five barley loaves and two fishes f. Grapes and figs

Answers:

[photos] Photos by Steve Bunderson and PhotoDisc

(1) b, (2) c, (3) f, (4) a, (5) e, (6) d

A Star and a Message

To make a 12-point star and learn an important message from the Savior, start with the letter C at the top of the circle and go around the circle counterclockwise to the fifth letter and draw a straight line connecting the C and O. Then write the letter C on the first blank below. Continue from the letter O in the same manner until the star and message are completed.

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Star message

Answer:

Come follow me.

Follow the Prophet

President Gordon B. Hinckley tells us about Jesus Christ and what He wants us to know and do. If we follow the prophet, he will guide us to the Savior. To reach Jesus Christ in the center of the maze, start at Enter and pass through each President Hinckley pathway without crossing any lines.

Christ and the Rich Young Ruler(click to view larger)

Christ and the Rich Young Ruler by Heinrich Hofmann courtesy of C. Harrison Conroy Co.; photo of President Gordon B. Hinckley by Jed Clark

Latter-day Prophets Matching Game

Heavenly Father has blessed us with prophets to lead us in these latter days. President Gordon B. Hinckley is the fifteenth prophet of the Church. You can play this matching game in family home evening to learn something about each of these prophets.

Instructions: Remove pages 46–47 and mount them on lightweight cardboard. Cut out the pictures of the prophets and the descriptions, then place them faceup. A player picks a prophet, then matches it with a description (others can help, if needed). Repeat until all the prophets have been selected.

1. Joseph Smith

2. Brigham Young

3. John Taylor

4. Wilford Woodruff

5. Lorenzo Snow

6. Joseph F. Smith

7. Heber J. Grant

8. George Albert Smith

9. David O. McKay

10. Joseph Fielding Smith

11. Harold B. Lee

12. Spencer W. Kimball

13. Ezra Taft Benson

14. Howard W. Hunter

15. Gordon B. Hinckley

Paintings of Presidents of the Church(click to view larger)

Paintings of Presidents of the Church by unknown, John Willard Clawson, A. Westwood, H. E. Peterson, Lewis A. Ramsey, Albert E. Salzbrenner, Charles J. Fox, Lee Greene Richards, Alvin Gittins, Shauna Clinger, David Ahrnsbrak, Judith Mehr, Knud Edsberg, and William F. Whittaker

Events in the lives of Presidents of the Church(click to view larger)

Photos by Craig Dimond, Eldon K. Linschoten, Matt Reier, Christina Smith, unknown, Tamra Hamblin, Derek Smith, Steve Bunderson, and Jed Clark

A. He was the first to counsel us to have family home evening.

F. He dedicated the Salt Lake Temple in 1893.

K. He taught the importance of hard work in developing talents.

B. He led the pioneers to the Salt Lake Valley.

G. He received the Silver Buffalo Award from the Boy Scouts of America for his service.

L. He translated the Book of Mormon.

C. He taught the importance of paying tithing.

H. He asked us to live more Christlike lives and to prepare to go to the temple.

M. He led the Church in extensive temple building.

D. He said, “Every member a missionary.”

I. He encouraged us to keep a journal.

N. He helped establish the current welfare program.

E. He emphasized the importance of studying the Book of Mormon.

J. He saw Joseph Smith martyred in Carthage Jail. His life was saved when a bullet was stopped by his watch.

O. He was a great scriptorian, and during his administration the Friend magazine was first published.

Answers:

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