Canon of Scripture

Canon of Scripture


            Memory work begins this week.  The smallest children should learn the names of the four gospels and Acts.  The 6-9 year olds should learn all the books of the New Testament.  And the 10-12 year olds should learn all the books of the Bible.  The treasure chest will provide a prize during opening exercises next week for all who can recite.  Work on the memory work in the car, at home, etc. Note that the Orthodox Study Bible books are a bit different from those of the Protestant Bible AND the Roman Catholic Bible. The bookmark can be printed on cardstock and used for memorization. You can use the handy song to memorize the books of the Old Testament; those of the New Testament are the same in all of the Bibles.


(to the tune of  the verses of “Jesus Loves Me”)

Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus,

Numbers, Deuteronomy,

Joshua, Judges, Ruth God brings,

Kingdoms 1,2,3, and 4,


Two of Chronicles and Ezras two,

Nehemiah,Tobit, Judith

Esther, Maccabees all three,

Psalms, Job, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes,


Song of Songs and Wisdoms two

Hosea, Amos, Micah, Joel,

Obadiah, Jonah, not all,

Nahum, then comes Habakkuk,


Zephaniah, Haggai,

Zechariah, Malachi

Isaiah, Jeremiah

Baruch and Lamentations, too.


Jeremiah’s Epistle then.

Ezekiel, Daniel, that’s the end,

All of these God’s works foretold

And His promises of old.




(to the tune of the ABCs)

Matthew, Mark and Luke and John,

Acts and Romans, Corinthians 2

Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians,

1st and 2nd Thessalonians,

1st and 2nd  Timothy,

Titus, Philemon, Hebrews, James,

2 of  Peter and 3 of John,

Jude and the Revelation.

Now we know the 27 books

Of the New Testament of Christ our Lord. 




Prayer: Lord, thank you for giving us your Bible.


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