A Puzzlement: Scripture Crostic


Scripture Crostic

Fill in as many blanks in the words list as you can—then transfer each letter to the correspondingly numbered space in the diagram. Work back and forth from diagram to words list, and presto! a double bonus: a quotation from one of our inspired speakers or writers, ancient or modern, in the diagram, and his name spelled out by the first letters in the words list, together with a title or description of the writing from which the quotation is taken.

Definitions

Words

A. “_____, O ye people of my church” (D&C 1:1)

__ __ __ __ __ __ __ 32 63 76 23 121 51 116

B. Section (of D&C) containing the Word of Wisdom

__ __ __ __ __ __ - __ __ __ __ __ 13 35 68 110 141 18 47 41 28 102 55

C. “Let there be_____” (Gen. 1)

__ __ __ __ __ 57 126 48 103 82

D. “He planteth an _____, and the rain doth nourish it” (Isa. 44:14)

__ __ __ 24 124 96

E. Successor to Judas (Acts 1:26)

__ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ 100 144 127 104 69 6 130 54

F. “I will pray the Father, and he shall give you _____” (2 wds.) (John 14:16)

__ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ 64 15 99 31 40 97 94 43 __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ 117 143 21 19 120 34 78 52

G. Zion: the _____ Jerusalem

__ __ __ 145 136 5

H. “Thus _____ the Lord”

__ __ __ __ __ 25 146 80 70 2

I. “Behold, an _____ death cometh upon the wicked” (Alma 40:26)

__ __ __ __ __ 119 152 149 139 8

J. “His _____ and power are great” (“A Mighty Fortress Is Our God”)

__ __ __ __ __ 45 86 61 129 1

K. The _____ States

__ __ __ __ __ __ 14 81 67 151 101 155

L. Successor to Elijah

__ __ __ __ __ __ 60 132 72 154 50 137

M. “When his branch … putteth forth _____ ye know that summer is nigh” (Matt. 24:32)

__ __ __ __ __ __ 113 53 156 77 106 4

N. Dead _____ Scrolls

__ __ __ 42 95 133

O. “The sucking child shall _____ on the hole of the asp” (Isa. 11:8)

__ __ __ __ 134 58 111 157

P. “The _____ need not fear” (1 Ne. 22:22)

__ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ 138 150 27 83 30 123 93 20 71

Q. Donation to the Lord

__ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ 142 39 92 37 107 3 79 10

R. “_____ all things; hold fast that which is good” (1 Thes. 5:21)

__ __ __ __ __ 135 62 44 12 91

S. Cultural _____, part of a meetinghouse

__ __ __ __ 105 153 112 7

T. “They who keep their first _____ shall be added upon” (Abr. 3:26)

__ __ __ __ __ __ 115 147 89 56 65 108

U. Secret _____ caused the overthrow of the Nephites

__ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ 98 17 36 90 11 85 29 49 26 38 140 109

V. The more _____ part of the Lamanites dwelt in tents (Alma 22:28)

__ __ __ __ 9 118 131 75

W. Church magazine for adults

__ __ __ __ __ __ 84 122 128 148 87 73

X. Biblical password (Judg. 12:5, 6)

__ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ 125 88 46 114 59 22 66 33 16 74

Answers:

Helaman: Samuel’s Prophecies

… this will I give unto you for a sign at the time of his coming … there shall be great lights in heaven … in the night before he cometh there shall be no darkness … it shall appear unto man as if it was day. (Hel. 14:3.)

Words:

A. Hearken

M. Leaves

B. Eighty-Ninth

N. Sea

C. Light

O. Play

D. Ash

P. Righteous

E. Matthias

Q. Offering

F. Another Comforter

R. Prove

G. New

S. Hall

H. Saith

T. Estate

I. Awful

U. Combinations

J. Might

V. Idle

K. United

W. Ensign

L. Elisha

X. Shibboleth