Challenges in the Scriptures
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“Challenges in the Scriptures,” Friend, Mar. 2014, 3

Challenges in the Scriptures

If you ever feel sad or left out, you are not alone! Solve these riddles to learn how some scripture heroes handled hard times. Check your answers below.

My brothers took my colored coat

And sold me as a slave.

With faith I solved the Pharaoh’s dreams;

From famine all were saved.

Who am I? ________________________________

When men were few and spirits weak,

I raised the banner high.

My troops then won their battles

Once they knew the reason why.

Who am I? ________________________________

High on a wall I prophesied

The Savior soon would come.

The angry mob shot arrows, but

No harm to me was done.

Who am I? ________________________________

Tremendous floods destroyed the earth,

For no one had prepared.

But we and all the animals

Inside the ark were spared.

Who am I? ________________________________

Although at risk to lose my life,

My people mattered more.

With bravery I asked the king

To save those I cared for.

Who am I? ________________________________

Obeying God gave me great power

Time and time again—

Before the king, at home, and even

In the lion’s den.

Who am I? ________________________________

  • Answers: Joseph, Captain Moroni, Samuel the Lamanite, Noah, Esther, Daniel