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.


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.


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

*Updated or new

1 Corinthians 13: Love*

1 Thess. 5: How to Treat Each Other*

Colossians 3: Holy Living

Ephesians 2: Grace is a Gift*

Ephesians 3: Strength to Grasp God’s love*

Exodus 20.3: Have no other gods*

Exodus 20.4: Make no graven image*

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

Exodus 20.8: Keep the Sabbath*

Exodus 20.12: Honor your father and mother*

Exodus 20.13: Do not murder*

Exodus 20.14: Do not commit adultery*

Exodus 20.15: Do not steal*

Exodus 20.16: Do not lie*

Exodus 20.17: Do not covet*

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 and Elder Sons, part 1*

Luke 15: Prodigal and Elder Sons, part 2*

Luke 18: The Persistent Widow

Luke 22: The Last Supper (Maundy Thursday)*

Mark 4: Jesus Calms the Storm

Mark 4: Sower and the Seed

Mark 5: Woman with the Flow of Blood*

Matthew 4-5: Beatitudes, part 1*

Matthew 4-5: Beatitudes, part 2*

Matthew 18: Unforgiving Servant*

Philippians 4: Rejoice Always

Psalm 1: Like a Tree Planted*

Psalm 16: Beautiful Inheritance*

Psalm 23: The Lord is my Shepherd*

Psalm 27: Wait for the Lord*

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 103: Forget Not God’s Benefits*

Psalm 121: I Lift My Eyes*

Psalm 138: The Lord’s Purpose for You*

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”