A tool for learning about world missions

Crossword Puzzle 2: Introduction to Missions

Based on material regarding biblical and theological foundations in chapter 2, Discovering Missions by Gailey and Culbertson

Challenge: Can you solve this puzzle even if you do not have the book? If not, then use this online PDF of Discovering Missions to find the answers!

crossword puzzle grid

3 A Hebrew word meaning "peoples" which appears 500 times in the Old Testament
4 God's covenant with this man included the promise that through him "all peoples on earth will be blessed"
6 What Solomon built to be a worship center for all peoples and not just for those born as Hebrews
7 The number of different language groups who heard the gospel on the Day of Pentecost from Peter and others of the 120 who had been in the Upper Room
8 What Paul's missionary strategy reminds us we need to do with the gospel message
1 The Old Testament prophet who is often called a reluctant or even "obstinate" missionary
2 The place where God gave His people a covenant, saying that they would be "a kingdom of priests." Peter says that phrase indicated they would declare God's praises to the world.
5 The kind of people for whom we need to look if we follow the pattern of Paul's missionary strategy

Puzzle answers

    -- Howard Culbertson

Puzzle made at www.varietygames.com/CW/

Based on material in book Discovering Missions by Charles Gailey and Howard Culbertson, published by Beacon Hill Press of Kansas City (now known as The Foundry)

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"What a fun way to ensure memory and comprehension! Thank you so much for sharing this activity! I did manage to get them all right with minimal reference to the text which is very encouraging." -- Mandie M., Nazarene Bible College student

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