Books of the Bible ~ Links

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Have you ever found yourself sitting in church embarrassedly fumbling your way through your Bible trying to remember where to find Habakkuk, thinking, ‘I know it’s in here somewhere’.  :) In this post you will find some free printable colouring pages, puzzles, games, activities and paper gifts to help your child memorise the books of the Bible and at the same time, also give them a brief overview of the Bible.

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THINK SPOT:  The great discovery is that the Bible is a message system. It’s not simply 66 books penned by 40 different authors over thousands of years. The Bible is an integrated whole which bears evidence of supernatural engineering in every detail. Dr Chuck Missler

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BOOKS OF THE BIBLE ~ OVERVIEW 

DID YOU KNOW:  The Bible’s chapter divisions were not in the original; they were placed in the New Testament in the 13th century AD and in the Hebrew Old Testament in the 15th century. Dr Chuck Missler

Old Testament Overview ~ The Secrets of the Missing Scrolls  (Paper Gifts for Estefany) A mystery adventure theme with free colouring pages, puzzles, articles, crafts and creative ideas for kids, describing the ultimate treasure hunt to teach them that God’s Word CAN be trusted. They will go deep into the desert on a very special and dangerous mission travelling backwards and forwards through time; boldly helping others to escape from Roman soldiers; witnessing dangerous and secret meetings at the highly volatile Jerusalem border; preparing the Great Isaiah scroll for the coming Messiah; being part of an exciting archaeological expedition; and actually discovering the archaeological treasure find of the century… real eternal treasure… the very famous Dead Sea Scrolls which include the Old Testament.

The Secret of the Missing Scrolls The Secret of the Missing Scrolls article; fun Bible adventure theme for kids about the Dead Sea Scrolls; free printable

New Testament Overview  (Paper Gifts for Estefany) free colouring pages, puzzles, article, crafts and creative ideas for kids to teach them that God’s Word CAN be trusted.

In the Footsteps of Jesus - Secrets of the New Testament - free apologetics article for kids A4; free printable

Books of the Bible ~ Q&A  (creation.com) Topics include: The authority of Scripture (also available in Spanish); Should we trust the Bible; Jesus Christ on the infallibility of Scripture; Gospel dates and reliability; Does the Bible contain information that was ‘ahead of its day’; When were the biblical books written? Does archaeology confirm the Bible’s historical record? How did we get our Bible?… and more

Where did we get our Bible – answers for kids  (answersingenesis; scroll down to lesson 13 and 14) Because it is the Word of the Creator, we accept the Bible as our final authority in every area it touches on; the Bible claims to be the Word of God over 3,000 times; free printable

History of the Bible  (creationmuseum) Forty authors writing over 2,000 years spoke the same message. Scrolls discovered in the last century confirm that the original words have been preserved. Archaeology has repeatedly confirmed that the Bible’s historical details are accurate. Above all, the God of truth, the Creator of heaven and earth, inspired the men who penned the words for us to learn of Him. God’s Word offers hope; the Bible endures attack; share this information with your child

What makes the Bible so amazing, special and important?  (Christiananswers) There has never been a book like the Bible. It was written by over 40 authors who wrote from 3 different continents: Asia, Africa and Europe in many different places: wilderness, prison, travelling, islands at different times; covering a span of 1,500 years; who did different kinds of jobs: fishermen, kings, shepherd, a herdsman, a politician, a doctor, a tax collector, a rabbinical scholar. They all wrote about the same thing… without any contradictions! (and click on the lizard for more); share this information with your child and let them know they CAN trust the Bible as being the Word of God

Museum of the Bible  (museumoftheBible) share some information about this brand new world class museum with your child, showing the history of the Bible, walk through Bible narrative stories; impact of the Bible; courage is the overriding theme of the kid’s area, packed with Biblical stories of people who dug deep and did what they believed was right, even in the face of fear or opposition

Genesis to Revelation – poem   (abdaacts; scroll down) A review of the Bible books from cover to cover, beginning with: “In Genesis, the story of creation and the flood are told, In Exodus, by the hand of God the plagues and waters unfold. Leviticus records The Law, While in Numbers, the increase of Israel the neighbours saw, But in Deuteronomy once again God’s commandments are known, So absolute allegiance must be kept to Him alone…”

Bible-history.com   (Bible-history) Learn about the different books of the Bible and their periods in history. Click on any book to get started.

Bible Tools  (openBible) browse to any chapter in the Bible instantly by hovering over it with your mouse; explore various words used in the Bible and their frequency; search for cross references

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BOOKS OF THE BIBLE ~ COLOURING PAGES FOR KIDS ~ FREE PRINTABLE

Anatomy of the Bible – colouring  (creativesundayschoolcrafts) a quick fact sheet of Bible trivia to colour (e.g. 66 books; Old & New Testaments; 40 people wrote it, etc); free printable

2 Timothy 3:16 – colouring  (answersingenesis) All Scripture is given by inspiration of God; a scribe works at his desk; free printable

Books of the Bible – colouring  (ministryark) books of the Bible sitting in a bookshelf; free printable

Books of the Bible – colouring  (whatsinthebible) a fun way to learn the names of the first 5 books of the Bible with this Pentateuch steamboat; free printable

Books of the Bible – colouring  (whatsinthebible) a fun way to learn the names of the books of the Bible from Joshua to Esther as different hot air balloons; free printable

Books of the Bible – colouring  (ministry-to-children) one page for each book of the Bible; the Old Testament and New Testament books of the Bible are also available as separate single page posters to colour; this would make a fun activity to learn the names of the books of the Bible: shrink them down, colour them in, then use it as a jigsaw puzzle activity for kids to put them in order; free printable

Books of the Bible – colouring pages  (biblecoloringpagesforkids) this would also make a fun activity to learn the order of the books of the Bible: shrink them down, colour them in, then use it as a jigsaw puzzle activity for kids to put them in order; free printable

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BOOKS OF THE BIBLE ~ PUZZLES / GAMES FOR KIDS ~ FREE PRINTABLE

Memorise the books of the New Testament  (whenoneteachestwolearns) in less than 10 minutes using a fun story called ‘My Very Strange Day’ that can be adapted using the name of your child. Here is an excerpt: ‘I walked up to the children’s church room and saw the strangest thing. There in the corner of the room stood Goliath eating potato chips! This day was getting stranger by the minute, but Goliath got me thinking. Goliath eats potato chips…That can help me remember the next few books of the New Testament: Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, and Colossians’; and scroll down for more ideas

Where did we get our Bible – puzzle  (answersingenesis; scroll down to lesson 13) match the words with the meanings; free printable

Polar Bear – fill in the blank puzzle  (answersingenesis) 4 questions based on 2 Timothy 3:16 and featuring Blizzard the Polar Bear; free printable

Bible – word search  (kidssundayschool) learn about the books of the Bible and the people God used to write it; “The Bible is truly a miracle. There are a total of 66 books, 39 in the Old Testament and 27 in the New Testament. The Bible was written by over 35 different people, and over a period of about 1,500 years. The authors came from many different backgrounds and professions. There were fishermen, farmers, politicians, teachers, doctors, tent makers and even kings. It would be mathematically impossible for so many different people over so many years to write with such harmony and accuracy, if it were not for the Holy Spirit. God told these people what to write. The Bible is the Word of God”; free printable

Find the hidden 16 Bible book names  (snu.edu) in this paragraph

Find the hidden 25 Bible book names  (Gospelweb) in this paragraph

Books of the Bible – puzzles and activities  (ministry-to-children) maze; word search; bingo; board game; tic tac toe game; puzzle worksheets; memory match games; and more fun ideas to help children understand how Bible history fits together to make the whole story of the Bible; Books of the Bible – word search  (scroll down and click on ‘sword search download’) in the shape of a sword; 32 words; free printable

Books of the Bible – bingo  (livingwaters) Each player receives a different bingo card containing 24 Bible book names. The first person to get a full row wins; free printable

Books of the Bible – bingo  (sundayschoolsources) includes instructions, call cards, and 12 Bingo cards to learn the books of the Bible; using visual cue cards to help younger students who will be able to match the image, even if they cannot read yet; Books of the Bible – flash cards; also available in Spanish; free printable

Books of the Bible – card game  (kidssundayschool) to memorise the 66 books of the Bible; Bible detective – game for kids; more ideas; free printable

Books of the Bible – puzzles and activities for kids  (Biblewise) like these: Find the hidden 25 Bible book names in this short story; Old Testament Books – unscramble puzzle; New Testament – unscramble puzzle; Old Testament – word search; Where will you find this statement in the Bible; Where in the Bible would you find this character; Where would you find this story; Who am I? (older children); Who am I? (younger children); free printable

Open Bible and candle – trace over + drawing grid  (colormountain; scroll down) with a window in the background; free printable

Books of the Bible – Old Testament  (vicki-arnold) and New Testament memory cards to help kids memorise the books of the Bible; free printable

Books of the Bible – lapbook  (lapbooklessons; click on ‘members print free here’) with activities for younger children; free printable for subscribers

Pretend to be Scribes – activity for kids  (daniellesplace) Write out your memory verse on a long sheet of paper by using sticks that have been sharpened at one end (It’s basically painting with a stick). Talk about Bible scrolls and how they were made. When their verse is dry, roll up the ends to make a scroll

Bible Twister – game  (lifeway) using a Twister game mat or make your own from paper or material; Bible Wheels using round trays, pegs and permanent markers; Mini Muffin Scramble using a muffin tin and ping pong balls; or this version using arm extender grabbers; Tic Tac Flip; New Testament Tower using stacking blocks; Ping Pong Golf; Chopstick / CD sort; Bible Drill Splash using noodles and a swimming pool; New Testament pyramid using disposable cups; for your homeschool or Sunday school students to make Bible learning fun

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BOOKS OF THE BIBLE ~ PAPER GIFTS FOR KIDS ~ FREE PRINTABLE

Books of the Bible – poster  (visualunit) presented like a tiled periodic elements table in colour – olive, green, blue, plum, mauve, yellow, orange, dark peach; Books of the Bible – wall display (tiled); also available in Spanish and here is a list version in Spanish; Bible Reading Chart in colour; and there is also a comparison of English Bible translations – poster; free printable

Books of the Bible – poster  (challies) presented like a periodic elements table; choice of black or white background (different colours from the one above); free printable

Books of the Bible – bookmarks  (creativesundayschoolcrafts) sword-shaped bookmarks with the books of the Bible on it as word art; free printable

Books of the Bible – bookmark  (answersingenesis) books sitting on a bookshelf; double-sided with the Old Testament books on one side and the New Testament books on the other; free printable

Books of the Bible – bookmarks  (kidssundayschool) 4 per page on a pale blue background; free printable

Books of the Bible – bookmarks  (sundayschoolzone) 3 per page; or print one each of these and put them back-to-back: Old Testament – bookmarks; New Testament – bookmarks; free printable

Bible bookcase – bookmarks to colour  (ministryark) showing the different books of the Bible; both Old Testament and New Testament; free printable

Award Certificate  (hooverwebdesign) for memorising the books of the Bible; free printable

Award Certificate  (kidssundayschool) with the books of the Bible printed on it; for memorising the books of the Bible; free printable

Award Certificate  (certificatetemplate; scroll down) for memorising the books of the Bible; free printable

How did we get our Bible – booklet  (creation.com) No book has impacted humanity like the Bible. Every Christian should be able to defend why they trust the Bible to be the Word of God. This booklet shows how the books we have today came to be the Bible—the biggest-selling and most read book in human history. Also learn the ultimate reason why God chose to communicate with His creation; print off the article for free or purchase the booklet in English; small cost

Mary Jones and her Bible – a real life story  (Biblesocietyuk)  free printable 2 page inspirational true story (pdf) about a young girl who saved her money for 6 years and then walked 40 km (25 miles) to buy her own Bible, inspiring the formation of the Bible Society and the widespread availability of the Scriptures today. Follow Mary Jones’ walk (pdf; scroll down to page 25 to read it in English) and she also has her own museum.

Reading – stationery  (pageborders) a bookshelf border featuring an assortment of colorful books around the page; free printable

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RELATED LINKS

FREE Bible colouring pages:  PsalmsOld TestamentGospelsNew TestamentOther LanguagesPart 6  (Relax while you colour your way through the Bible)  Scripture doodles of individual Bible verses to colour; free printable

FREE Bible verse colouring page; Proverbs 4:23 - Guard your heart above all else for everything you do flows from it; free printable

Bible Study ~ Links

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Bible Treasure Theme  Ahoy me hearties! Arrr! Yar ha arrr! One of my favourite themes that I have done for my kids was a fun Bible Treasure theme full of pirates, treasure chests and swashbuckling adventure to encourage them to dig into eternal treasure and the promises of God.

Bible Treasure Theme for kids; colourful pirate bookmark corners to cut out and fold over your page; free printable Bible Treasure Award Certificate for kids; free printable

The Secrets of the Missing Scrolls  Another favourite package for my kids was a mystery / adventure theme describing the ultimate treasure hunt to teach them that God’s Word CAN be trusted. I sent them deep into the desert on a very special and dangerous mission travelling backwards and forwards through time; boldly helping others to escape from Roman soldiers; witnessing dangerous and secret meetings at the highly volatile Jerusalem border; preparing the Great Isaiah scroll for the coming Messiah; being part of an exciting archaeological expedition; and actually discovering the archaeological treasure find of the century… real eternal treasure… the very famous Dead Sea Scrolls.

The Secret of the Missing Scrolls The Secret of the Missing Scrolls article; fun Bible adventure theme for kids about the Dead Sea Scrolls; free printable

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