Coded Word Bible Activities for Children

A coded word puzzle is one in which symbols, often numbers, are used to represent letters. A key is provided, and working the puzzle involves replacing the symbols with appropriate letters to determine the words or the message the symbols represent. Kids have great fun working these puzzles! Select an activity by clicking the appropriate title.

Sodom and Gomorrah Coded Words

We learn about the story of Sodom and Gomorrah in Genesis 19. The angels had told Abraham of their intention to judge the cities in the prior chapter. Abraham had interceded on behalf of the cities, but their sin had gone too far. Judgment would be needed to keep sin and evil in check. Only…

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Paul Preached In Athens Coded Words

On Paul’s second missionary journey, he traveled to an important city in Greece called Athens and waited there for Silas and Timothy to join him from Berea. While Paul was waiting, he talked to people in the city about Jesus. He was soon invited to speak to the intellectual leaders at a place called the…

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Thanksgiving For God’s Person Coded Words Activity

Children love coded words activities and this one, based on Jeremiah 32:17, will remind kids that “God is Creator and, therefore, powerful.” We do not proclaim a weak or powerless god who cannot help us.

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Thanksgiving for God’s Presence Coded Words Activity

Children love coded words activities and this one reinforces the promise of God’s presence and will encourage gratitude in kids as a result. Based on Matthew 28:20 (the Great Commission), this activity will remind kids that “Jesus is always with us.”

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Thanksgiving for God’s Provision Coded Words Activity

Children love coded words activities and this one will reinforce the fact of God’s provision and encourage gratitude as a result. Based on Deuteronomy 11:13-15, this activity will remind kids that “He provides when we are obedient.”

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Jesus Healed a Man Born Blind Secret Code

This Jesus Healed a Man Born Blind Secret Code Activity will reinforce for kids that Jesus can heal and does so for God’s glory. The activity can be used in a Sunday School, classroom, or homeschool setting.

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Jesus Taught About Giving Secret Code Activity

In Mark 12, we read the story of the widow’s offering. In this story, Jesus was more concerned with the spirit of her gift than its size. This Jesus Taught About Giving Secret Code Activity will help kids remember that God wants us to be cheerful givers.

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Psalm 119:11 Coded Word Activity

When David was a shepherd boy, he likely spent a good deal of time meditating on and memorizing God’s Word. David ultimately wrote some of the Psalms. This coded word challenge will help kids remember the importance of memorizing God’s Word.

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God Sent a Great Flood Secret Code

When mankind became corrupted in Genesis 7, God sent a great flood as judgment. Of all the people, only Noah (and his family) found grace in God’s eyes. This secret code activity will help children remember that evil is punished but God is gracious.

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