Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk 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 Obadiah-Zepheniah 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 Obadiah to Zephaniah, use coloured pencils to mark all the occurrences of: “the 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
Media - 300 Points
Listen and write a summary!
Search for this talk on Christadelphian Bible Talks and Exhortations: Sign of the Prophet Jonah by Roger Lewis or Micah: Who is Like God? by Nathan Badger. Write a short review to share what you learn.
Dig Deeper - 150 Points
Hymn Study - 100 Points
Learn to play and sing hymn 135- Although the Fig Tree shall not blossom (corresponding with Habakkuk). 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.
Prayer - 100 Points
Use Jonah’s or Habakkuk’s prayer as a template for your own.
Jonah Geography - 100 Points
Draw a map of Jonah’s travels!
The Heart - 150 Points
He hath shewed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth the LORD require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God? (Micah 6:8)
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!