Working on these puzzles will increase your knowledge of the Bible and perhaps even improve your grade in this Bible class! The clues and answers are drawn from the Bible and are also found in explanatory material in the book Discovering the Bible by Alex Varughese
crossword puzzle stands out from [other educational games] as a classroom tool. Crosswords
have been used successfully in many different disciplines, showing their versatility and
flexibility. They are also a useful tool as most people are already familiar with them, which
reduces the need to explain directions, saving class time. Additionally, these puzzles are
often perceived as being a recreational activity, therefore making them more enjoyable
and less threatening than traditional teaching techniques."
-- Tricia M. Davis, Brooke Shepherd, and Tara Zwiefelhofer, "Reviewing for Exams: Do Crossword Puzzles Help in the Success of Student Learning?"
Challenge: How many of these puzzles can you solve even if you do not have the book by Varughese?
"Crossword puzzles provide expansion of vocabulary, stimulate thinking capacity, boost confidence, and fasten up the learning capacity." -- Patrick Shilpa, The usefulness of crossword puzzles as a self-learning tool in pharmacology
-- Howard Culbertson,
"This is my kind of learning! I am a hands-on learner. So, working a crossword puzzle is a much better way for me to remember things than just reading the material." -- Jennie G., Naarene Bible College student