John 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 #matthewtorevelation and #2022readthebiblechallenge!
Read - 400 Points
Read all the chapters of John 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 John, use coloured pencils to colour all the ways Jesus personifies himself. You should be able to find seven.
Bible Art - 500 Points
Find a verse that encourages or exhorts you and draw pictures to illustrate them and put them where you can see them. Share your creations here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1393428964180459
Literature - 200 Points
Read through one of the following books and share a quote or two.
The Forerunner – John the Baptist by Mark Allfree
Messiah and his ministry: Journey to Jerusalem (part 2) by Andrew E. Walker
A Time to Hear by S.J. Knight
A Time to See by S.J. Knight
Nazareth Revisited by Robert Roberts
A Life of Jesus by Melva Purkis
Peter, Fisher of Men by Alfred Norris
Looking Unto Jesus by Jonathan Cope
Media - 300 Points
Listen and write a summary!
Search for this talk on Christadelphian Bible Talks and Exhortations: Parables of the Gospel of John by Jason Hensley. Write a short review to share what you learn.
Hymn Study - 100 Points
Learn to play and sing hymn 225 – “Bread of Heaven”. 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.
Lapbook - 250 Points
Use this Lapbook for studying John 1-5 with children: www.magnifyhimtogether.com/2019/05/07/john-1-to-5-lapbook/ .
Marking - 500 Points
Food Craft - 100 Points
Pick a food craft from our food craft video library related to the gospel of John: Magnify Him Together – Video Library.
The Heart - 150 Points
Thank you to Julie S, Karen P, Bailey M, Tanya W, Lindsay B for the contributions to this Challenge!
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