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Based on themes and stories taken from the Bible, this page is aimed at entertaining you and making you think about the messages the Bible has to offer. Some puzzles you may find easy and are suitable for younger people, others are a little more thought provoking.


Most of the content is taken from our monthly magazine Contact the material of which has been provided by the Editor of Contact. However, other Church members are free to provide material for this page.

Puzzles Page

You can use our puzzles


The contributors to our Puzzles Page are happy for the material to be used by other Churches.

Five Birds
Here are five birds mentioned in the Bible. The letters of each are in order but mixed up with those of the others. What are they and where do you find them in the Bible?

QEUAAGILLERSAPVAERNRDOOWVE
Forty Days
The season of Lent lasts for 40 days. Why?

Where else in the Bible do you find a significant period of 40 days or years?
Who am I?
My first is in star and also in sky,
My second's the heart of the day.
My third is a valley, my fourth is a plumb,
While my fifth doubles up for hooray.
Stretched out you're my sixth and also my last,
To give you my all, so all fear can be past.

Who am I?
Places visited by Jesus
Add vowels to these groups of letters to reveal places visited by Jesus during his life on earth.

NZRTH
CPRNM
CN
BTHSD
JRCH
JRSLM
BTHNY

Can you recall what happened at each of these places?
People in the Easter Story
Here are some names of people in the Easter story, but the letters are jumbled up. Can you tell who they are?

EPTER
LITAPE
UJESS
ASTHMO
NOHJ
ARMY EGLADNAME
ODHER
JESHOP FO AMARTAHIE
Places in the Easter Story
The sequence of numbers below represents letters spelling the name of a place that figures in the Easter story. For each number substitute the letter with that position in the alphabet, e.g. 1=a, 2=b.

7, 15, 12, 7, 15, 20, 8, 1

What other name does this place have in the Bible, and do you know yet another name for it?
Holy Spirit Representations
Rearrange the groups of letters to make three representations of the Holy Spirit.

OVED
ATREW
RIFE
Dreamers
Add vowels to these letter groups to find dreamers from the Bible. What did they dream?

JCB
JSPH
PHRH
PL
WS MN
In a Basket
Can you name the Bible stories with the following in baskets?

pastries
bread and fish
a prophet
an apostle

If you really need to look at the answers then click here.

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