Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful.
In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.
Now after the death of Joshua it came to pass, that the children of Israel asked of the LORD, saying, Who shall go up for us against the Canaanites first, to fight against them?
There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job; and that man was perfect and upright, and one that feared God, and eschewed evil.
In the third year of the reign of Jehoikim king of Judah came Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon unto Jerusalem, and besieged it.
To God only wise, be glory through Jesus Christ for ever. Amen.
The book of the generation of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham.
So Joseph died, being an hundred and ten years old: and they embalmed him, and he was put in a coffin in Egypt.
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
In those days there was no king in Israel: every man did that which was right in his own eyes.
1:1 & 2
Now it came to pass in the days when the judges ruled, that there was a famine in the land. And a certain man of Bethlehem-judah went to sojourn in the country of Moab, he, and his wife, and his two sons.
I Chronicles 1:1
Now it came to pass in the days of Ahasuerus, (this is Ahasuerus which reigned, from India even unto Ethiopia, over an hundred and seven and twenty provinces:)
Adam, Sheth, Enosh,
The words of the Preacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem.
Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity.
Now it came to pass after the death of Saul, when David was returned from the slaughter of the Amalekites, and David had abode two days in Ziklag;
II Samuel 1:1
Now there was a certain man of Ramathaim-zophim, of mount Ephraim, and his name was Elkanah, the son of Jeroham, the son of Elihum, the son of Tohu, the son of Zuph, an Ephrathite:
So Job died, being old and full of days.
How doth the city sit solitary, that was full of people! how is she become as a widow! she that was great among the nations, and princess among the provinces, how is she become tributary!
I Samuel 1:1
II Chronicles 1:1
Ruth 4:21 & 22
And Solomon the son of David was strengthened in his kingdom, and the LORD his God was with him, and magnified him exceedingly.
And Salmon begat Boaz, and Boaz begat Obed,
And Obed begat Jesse, and Jesse begat David.
The song of songs, which is Solomon's.
Now after the death of Moses the servant of the LORD it came to pass, that the LORD spake unto Joshua the son of Nun, Moses' minister, saying,
For the cloud of the LORD was upon the tabernacle by day, and fire was on it by night, in the sight of all the house of Israel, throughout all their journeys.
These are the commandments, which the LORD commanded Moses for the children of Israel in mount Sinai.
Let every thing that hath breath praise the LORD. Praise ye the LORD.
Divide into small teams. Choose a captain for each team to give the final answer, but each team member should be encouraged to participate. Below are the first or last verses of some books of the Bible. Read the first verse and let team 1 tell which book of the Bible the verse begins or ends. Score one point for each correct answer and then move to the next team. You may also score one point for knowing if it is the "first" or "last" verse(s).
The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God:
And should not I spare Nineveh, that great city, wherein are more than sixscore thousand persons that cannot discern between their right hand and their left hand; and also much cattle?
And there are also many other things which Jesus did, the which, if they should be written every one, I suppose that even the world itself could not contain the books that should be written. Amen
Forasmuch as many have taken in hand to set forth in order a declaration of those things which are most surely believed among us,
But go thou thy way till the end be: for thou shalt rest, and stand in thy lot at the end of the days.
God, who at sundry times and in divers manners spake in time past unto the fathers by the prophets,
Let him know, that he which converteth the sinner from the error of his way shall save a soul from death, and shall hide a multitude of sins.
Now it came to pass in the thirtieth year, in the fourth month, in the fifth day of the month, as I was among the captives by the river of Chebar, that the heavens were opened, and I saw visions of God.
But grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and for ever. Amen.
II Peter 3:18
He which testifieth these things saith, Surely I come quickly. Amen. Even so, come, Lord Jesus.
The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Amen.