Hosea, Joel, Amos Bible Reading Challenge
Use this challenge sheet filled with a variety of activities and Bible reading extensions. Some activities may be particularly suited for children and families, while others may be suited for adults and teens – there is something for everyone. Each activity collects a certain number of points with a goal of 1000 points. (Activity details are below.)
One of the best parts of a challenge is doing it together. Find another family to do it with, or involve your Sunday School or CYC. You can also share your thoughts, favourite verses, quotes, reviews, etc in “Sisters Bible Study” on Facebook or “readthebiblechallenge” on Instagram with the hashtag #psalmstomalachi and #2021readthebiblechallenge!
Read - 400 Points
Read all the chapters of Hosea, Joel, and Amos for 400 points! Print off one of these templates can help track your reading.
Bible Journal - 500 Points
Use a notebook or a Bible Reading Journal to take notes while you read. You can order this one on Amazon or use your own notebook. You can also download and print this set of Bible Journal suggestion pages to paste in your notebook, if you wish. Share your thoughts or favourite verses.
Bible Marking - 100 Points
As you read through Hosea, Joel & Amos, use coloured pencils to mark all the occurrences of the following phrases: “seek” and “day of the LORD”. These words are from the King James Version and may not be the same in other translations.
Bible Art - 500 Points
Find a verse that encourages or exhorts you in Hosea, Joel, Amos. Maybe you want to draw pictures to illustrate them and put them where you can see them. Share your creations here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1393428964180459
Media - 300 Points
Dig Deeper - 150 Points
Find out about locusts. Watch this documentary on the Invasion of Locusts.
Hymn Study - 100 Points
Learn to play and sing hymn 401! This website provides piano music for each of the hymns that you can sing along with.
Write out the hymn (using the above template), and list Bible passages that relate to the different lines from the hymns along the side.
Amos Geography - 100 Points
As you go through your Bible readings see how many places you can find on the map! Circle the places you find, or think of a different creative idea to make them stand out! Maybe you could even write the Bible verse reference next to the place.
Thank you, Sheva Billington!
The Heart - 150 Points
Has prosperity, comfort, materialism, a pursuit of happiness, or social media led to spiritual and moral decay in your life? Is your faith resulting in good works or self-absorption? Are you worshipping God His way or your way?
Thank you to Julie S, Karen P, Bailey M, Tanya W, Sarah W, Sheva B, Lindsay B for the contributions to the Jeremiah/Lamentations Challenge!