Handful of Scriptures

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“Handful of Scriptures,” Friend, Oct. 1999, 23

Handful of Scriptures

Complete this crossword puzzle by filling in all these scriptural events that are related to hands.

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  1. The Lord stretched out his hand and touched sixteen ________________ with His finger to make them shine and provide light for the Jaredite ships. (See Ether 3:6.)

  2. Pilate ________________ his hands before the multitude to show that he was not responsible for the Savior’s death. (See Matt. 27:24.)

  3. “Lay your hands upon the ________________, and they shall recover” (D&C 66:9).

  4. Nephi made a ________________ with his own hand. (See 1 Ne. 1:1, 3.)

  5. “________________ was ordained at the age of one hundred and thirty-four years and four months, by the hand of Adam” (D&C 107:44).

  6. ________________ _____ ________________ descended in a cloud of light, laid his hands upon Joseph Smith and Oliver Cowdery, and ordained them to the Aaronic Priesthood. (See JS—H 1:68–72.)

  7. We receive the gift of the ________________ ________________ by the laying on of hands. (See Articles of Faith 1:4.)

  8. He that hath ________________ hands and a pure heart shall stand in the Lord’s holy place. (See Ps. 24:3–4.)

  9. “A man must be called of God, by ________________, and by the laying on of hands” (A of F 1:5).

  10. Christ touched the ________________ he had chosen with his hand and gave them the power to give the Holy Ghost. (See 3 Ne. 18:36–37.)


  1. The ________________ will roll forth as a stone cut out of a mountain without hands. (D&C 65:2.)

  2. When his brothers threatened him, Nephi stretched out his hand to them and “the Lord did ________________ them.” (See 1 Ne. 17:54.)

  3. The ________________ was to be revealed by the hand of Elijah. (See D&C 2:1.)

  4. Enoch was told by the Lord that men are the ________________ of His hands. (See Moses 7:32.)

  5. Christ invited the Nephites to thrust hands into His side and to feel the nail prints in His hands and ________________. (See 3 Ne. 11:14.)

  6. “Be thou ________________; and the Lord thy God shall lead thee by the hand (D&C 112:10).

  7. Alma ________________ (laid) his hands upon the missionaries traveling with him, and they were filled with the Holy Ghost. (See Alma 31:5–6, 36–38.)

  8. “The kingdom of ________________ is soon at hand” (Alma 5:28).

  9. Christ sits on the ________________ hand of God. (See Col. 3:1.)