How Would You Answer?

What Is Wrong With This Picture?

Read Matthew 25:1-12. Now look at the picture. What features are incorrect? Write your answers on the lines below.

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FOR DISCUSSION:

Why did five of the virgins not share their oil?

CLUE: Read Matthew 25:8, 9.

When is it good to share what we have with others? When would it be best not to share something we have?

From This Issue

Answer these questions, and provide the missing Bible verse(s).

PAGE 6 Who owns the earth and that which fills it? Psalm 24:․․․

PAGE 9 What can anyone thirsting receive? Revelation 22:․․․

PAGE 18 A man of discernment is what? Proverbs 17:․․․

PAGE 29 A man’s own folly can do what? Proverbs 19:․․․

Children’s Picture Search

Can you find these pictures in this issue? In your own words, describe what is happening in each picture.

What Do You Know About the Prophets?

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Who was the prophet that ran away from King Jehoiakim?

CLUE: Read Jeremiah 26:17-23.

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When Hezekiah was king, who prophesied that Jerusalem would become “heaps of ruins”?

CLUE: Read Jeremiah 26:18.

FOR DISCUSSION:

Why, after reading about these two prophets, should you not be afraid to talk about God?

CLUE: Read Proverbs 29:25.

▪ Answers on page 21

 ANSWERS TO PAGE 31

1. The account does not mention a bride.

2. Five virgins entered the feast.

3. Five virgins had lamps and receptacles, while the other five had only lamps.

4. There would have been a door for the bridegroom to shut.

5. Urijah.​—Jeremiah 26:20.

6. Micah.