Bible Studies

Download free Bible study guides to help you lead enjoyable, encouraging scripture discussions for people with dementia.

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Start here: How to Lead a Bible Study for Elders with Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia

Then read this: How to use these Bible study guides

Advent and Christmas

Use these original Bible discussion guides during each week of the advent and Christmas season.

Epistles (New Testament letters)

Delve into passages with biblical truths for elders with dementia and Alzheimer’s.

Gospels

Original, easy bible discussion questions for elders, based on the events and teachings of Jesus’ life.

Parables of Jesus

Engage elders, even those with dementia and Alzheimer’s, by looking at Jesus’ wonderfully accessible stories.

Psalms

Question-based guides to lead discussions on various Psalms for elders, especially those with dementia and Alzheimer’s.

The Ten Commandments

Take a new look at the Ten Commandments as a love letter from God. Includes discussion questions suitable for those with dementia.

Browse alphabetically by book

1 Corinthians 13: Love   Updated!

1 Thess. 5: How to Treat Each Other  Updated!

Colossians 3: Holy Living

Ephesians 2: Grace is a Gift  Updated!

Ephesians 3: God’s love

Exodus 20.3: Have no other gods New!

Exodus 20.4: Make no graven image New!

Exodus 20.7: Do not take the Lord’s name in vain New!

Exodus 20.8: Keep the Sabbath New!

Exodus 20.12: Honor your father and mother New!

Exodus 20.13: Do not murder New!

Exodus 20.14: Do not commit adultery New!

Exodus 20.15: Do not steal New!

Exodus 20.16: Do not lie New!

Exodus 20.17: Do not covet New!

Hebrews 6: Steadfast Anchor

Hebrews 11: Faith in Action

John 2: Wedding at Cana

John 3: Born Again

John 8: Woman Caught in Adultery

John 11: I am the Resurrection

Luke 1: Mary’s Magnificat

Luke1: Zechariah’s Blessing

Luke 2: Glory to God in the Highest

Luke 2: Song of Simeon

Luke 10: The Good Samaritan

Luke 15: The Lost Sheep

Luke 15: Prodigal & Elder Son, part 1

Luke 15: Prodigal & Elder Son, part 2

Luke 18: The Persistent Widow

Luke 22: The Last Supper (Maundy Thursday) Updated!

Mark 4: Jesus Calms the Storm

Mark 4: Sower and the Seed

Mark 5: Woman with the Flow of Blood

Matthew 5: Beatitudes

Matthew 18: Unforgiving Servant  Updated!

Philippians 4: Rejoice Always

Psalm 1: Like a Tree Planted

Psalm 16: Beautiful Inheritance

Psalm 23: The Lord is my Shepherd  Updated!

Psalm 30: Mourning into Dancing

Psalm 33: Hope in the Lord

Psalm 42: As the Deer Pants

Psalm 71: Even to Gray Hairs

Psalm 86: Give Ear to My Prayer

Psalm 100: Thanksgiving

Psalm 121: I Lift My Eyes  Updated!

Psalm 138: The Lord’s Purpose for You  Updated!

Psalm 139: Where Shall I Go From Your Spirit

Psalm 146: Trust in God, not Men

Romans 8: God’s Boundless Love

Romans 12: Living Sacrifice

Topical study: “Refresh”