A Puzzlement
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    “A Puzzlement,” New Era, Jan. 1971, 15

    A Puzzlement

    Want to know one of the most relevant twelve-word statements of clear-cut counsel that the Lord has given us?

    Discover for yourself by working the crossword puzzle, then reading in succession the answers to across numbers 12, 13, 16, 22, 24, 25, 31, 32, 39, 40, 48, and 50.

    Happy sleuthing!

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    Puzzle No. 1 Word Clues

    Across

    1. The ___ of these puzzles is to make you (12, 13, and 16 across)

    2. The Egyptians used this with clay to make bricks (Ex. 5:7)

    3. “when ye shall ___ for me with all your heart” (Jer. 29:13)

    4. Definite article

    5. Gad was David’s ___ (2 Sam. 24:11)

    6. “a God ready to ___” (Neh. 9:17)

    7. They testify of Christ

    8. The word God in Hebrew names

    9. Great waters

    10. Because

    11. Preposition

    12. Pronoun

    13. King of Egypt (2 Kgs. 17:4)

    14. Easter comes from this name (_o___)

    15. Fifth son of Jacob (Gen. 30:6)

    16. Biblical pronoun

    17. “and if there be any praise, ___ on these things (Philip. 4:8)

    18. Southeast (abbr.)

    19. Home of Abraham (Gen. 11:31)

    20. New England state (abbr.)

    21. Early church leader (Acts 15:22)

    22. Biblical pronoun

    23. Possess

    24. Truly

    25. “into ___ darkness” (Matt. 8:12)

    26. Tall East Indian palm

    27. “a far more exceeding and ___ weight of glory” (2 Cor. 4:17)

    28. “more than meat” (Luke 12:23)

    29. Gen. 27:38 is one

    30. Hard stones (Ezek. 3:9)

    Down

    1. “learn to maintain good works for necessary ___” (Titus 3:14)

    2. Reverberate or resound

    3. Young salmon

    4. Conjunction

    5. Marine fish

    6. Expression of inquiry

    7. It led the wise men

    8. “thou shalt ___ the mountains, and beat them small” (Isa. 41:15)

    9. Mackerel food (two words)

    10. “___ of the morning” (Ps. 139:9)

    11. Assyrian king (2 Kgs. 15:19)

    12. “the children of ___” (1 Chr. 7:12)

    13. “the ___ shall be holy unto the Lord” (Lev. 27:32)

    14. Born to Abigail (1 Chr. 2:17)

    15. Chinese name of Buddha

    16. Pass a rope through

    17. Professor of an “ism”

    18. More rigid

    19. “___ to shew myself approved unto God” (2 Tim. 2:15)

    20. New England state (abbr.)

    21. Cuddles up

    22. Kurile Islands (abbr.)

    23. Language in use in Christ’s time (Luke 23:38)

    24. Western name for Australian eucalyptus tree

    25. First four letters of Chinese province 41 “the threshingfloor of ___” (Gen. 50:10)

    26. Part of the constellation Argo

    27. Snake-like fish

    28. Same as 5 down

    29. Astern

    30. Each (abbr.)

    31. Musical note

    Answers:

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