Bible crossword puzzle: Minor prophets
Based on material in chapter 15, Discovering the Bible by Alex Varughese,
textbook in Introduction to Biblical Literature
Challenge: Can you solve this puzzle even if you do not have the book by
- 1 The missionary book of the Old Testament which closes with God asking the
prophet if divine concern should not be shown for the people of Nineveh. God's compassion
for a sinful world is a key theme in this book.
- 3 The prophet who says that the Messiah will be born in Bethlehem. He says that
true worship is doing justice, loving kindness and walking humbly with God.
- 4 Key theme of the book of Amos
- 6 The day when God will bring his judgment upon those who oppose Him.
- 8 This man is called "the prophet of Pentecost" because he foretold the outpouring
of God's Spirit on all people.
- 9 A prophet whose own troubled marital life reveals the intense and passionate
expressions of God's love, anger, agony and despair. God is described as a forgiving Husband
and a loving Father.
- 2 The shortest book in the Old Testament. The author says that God will punish the
people of Edom and foresees that God will ultimately bring an end to hatred and pride in the
- 5 Hosea's wife
- 7 A shepherd who became the prophet of social concerns by advocating for justice
and righteousness in the world
This crossword puzzle was created for use in the course Introduction to Biblical Literature.
The words and clues come from the textbook Discovering the Bible: Story and Faith of the
Biblical Communities edited by Alex Varughese and published by Beacon Hill Press of
Kansas City, now called The Foundry.
-- Howard Culbertson,
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