Young Adults Sept 2015

Welcome to your September head-scratchers!

Crossword

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Across

 

8       Where the Ark of the Covenant was kept for 20 years (1 Samuel 7:1) (7,6)

9       One of the parts of the body on which blood and oil were put in the ritual cleansing from infectious skin diseases (Leviticus 14:14–17) (3)

10     Uncomfortable (3,2,4) 11      ‘Yet I have loved Jacob, but Esau I have — ’ (Malachi 1:3) (5)

13     Where Paul said farewell to the elders of the church in Ephesus  (Acts 20:17) (7)

16     ‘Jesus bent down and — to write on the ground with his finger’ (John 8:6) (7)

19     Prophet from Moresheth (Jeremiah 26:18) (5)

22     Comes between Exodus and Numbers (9)

24 and 2 Down    ‘Then Elkanah went home to Ramah, but the boy ministered before the Lord under — the — ’ (1 Samuel 2:11) (3,6)

25     There was no room for them in the inn (Luke 2:7) (4,3,6)

 

Down

 

1       Rough drawing (2 Kings 16:10) (6)

2       See 24 Across

3       Underground literature (including Christian books) circulated in the Soviet Union (8)

4       Lo, mash (anag.) (6)

5       The Bible’s shortest verse: ‘Jesus — ’ (John 11:35) (4)

6       ‘Can a mother forget the baby at her — and have no compassion on the child she has borne?’ (Isaiah 49:15) (6)

7       Can be seen in a dying fire (Psalm 102:3) (6)

12     ‘Send me, therefore, a man… experienced in the — of engraving, to work in Judah and Jerusalem’ (2 Chronicles 2:7) (3)

14     Second city of Cyprus (8)

15     United Nations Association (1,1,1)

16     One of the women who first heard that Jesus had risen from the dead (Mark 16:1) (6)

17     Braved (anag.) (6)

18     — of Evangelism, outreach initiative in the 1990s (6)

20     ‘Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes and — in their own sight’ (Isaiah 5:21) (6)

21     ‘Neither — nor depth… will be able to separate us from the love of God’ (Romans 8:39) (6)

23     What Jesus shed in 5 Down (4)

 


 

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