Becoming Familiar with the New Testament


Primary 7 Lesson 1: Becoming Familiar with the New Testament- The purpose of this lesson is to get acquainted with the New Testament

Teacher Study

"The Miracle of the Holy Bible" by M. Russell Ballard

"My Words...Never Cease" by Elder Jeffrey R. Holland


So...the New Testament but here are some about the value of scriptures

Matthew 4:4

Romans 15:4

2 Timothy 3:16

1 Nephi 5:21

2 Nephi 25:8

Alma 37:44

Moroni 10:4-5

D&C 33:16-17

JS-M 1:37


"The Books in the New Testament"- Children's Songbook pg. 116

"As I Search the Holy Scriptures"- Hymn #277

"Search, Ponder, and Pray"- Children's Songbook pg. 109

"The Eighth Article of Faith"- Children's Songbook pg. 127

"This is My Beloved Son"- Children's Songbook pg. 76

"Seek the Lord Early"- Children's Songbook pg. 108


Bible Videos- A whole bunch of great videos for the New Testament

New Testament Stories- Illustrated scripture stories of the New Testament

This handout pack includes full size and 1/4 sheet sized Article of Faith 8 poster, full size Subway Art of the New Testament, and 1/4 sheet sized homework handout. For the Subway Art, you can see if your students can put the books in the right order or as a class go through and color code the books. For example color all the Gospels green and the Epistles blue. Simply click the picture to print.

Lesson Ideas

Paul's Mission- Play the game to uncover the hidden scriptures

The New Testament- Make this mini book that helps explain the New Testament

Epistles in the New Testament- Use the clues to unscramble the names of some of the writers of the epistles

New Testament Crossword- Fill it out with the books in the New Testament

New Testament Books- Unscramble the names of the books 

New Testament Animals- Crossword puzzle

New Testament Books- How many can you fill in before you look

New Testament Occupations- Match the person to their job

Books of the New Testament- Word search or use this one

New Testament Personalities- Figure out the person by the clues

New Testament Matchup- Match the clues to the person, place, or thing

New Testament Food- Match the food to the description

New Testament Scripture Pictures- Find the picture for the missing word in the scriptrues

Women in the New Testament- Matching

New Testament People- Fill in the blanks or do this matching one

Who Said It- Match the people to the scriptures

New Testament 1-2-3- Fill in the blanks

Reading the Scriptures- Hidden Picture

Coloring Pages

Jesus Teaches the Parable of the Lost Sheep

Jesus Calms the Tempest (Scroll down)

New Testament Story Markers (3 bookmarks)

Looking for even more ideas or want to use this cute handout? Head on over to Rachael's Booknook!