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 Other Dementias

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, including 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 Alzheimer’s and other dementias, by looking at Jesus’ wonderfully accessible stories.

Psalms

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

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

1 Thessalonians 5 – How to treat each other

2 Chronicles 7 – National Day of Prayer

Colossians 3 – Holy living

Ephesians 2 – Grace

Ephesians 3 – Strength to grasp God’s love

Ephesians 6 – Armor of God

Exodus 20, Command 1 – No other gods

Exodus 20, Command 2 – No graven images

Exodus 20, Command 3 – God’s name

Exodus 20, Command 4 – Sabbath

Exodus 20, Command 5 – Honor parents

Exodus 20, Command 6 – Do no murder

Exodus 20, Command 7 – Do no adultery

Exodus 20, Command 8 – Do not steal

Exodus 20, Command 9 – Do not lie

Exodus 20, Command 10 – Do not covet

Hebrews 6 – Sure and steadfast anchor

Hebrews 11 – Faith

John 2 – Wedding at Cana

John 3 – Born again

John 8 – Woman caught in sin

John 11 – I am the resurrection

Luke 1 – Magnificat

Luke 1 – Zechariah’s blessing

Luke 2 – Glory to God in the highest

Luke 2 – Song of Simeon

Luke 10 – Good Samaritan

Luke 15 – Lost sheep

Luke 15 – Prodigal and elder sons, pt.1

Luke 15 – Prodigal and elder sons, pt.2

Luke 18 – Persistent widow

Luke 22 – Last Supper

Mark 4 – Jesus calms the storm

Mark 4 – Sower and the seed

Mark 5 – Woman with flow of blood

Matthew 5 – Beatitudes, pt.1

Matthew 5 – Beatitudes, pt.2

Matthew 6 – The Lord’s Prayer

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 to the hills

Psalm 138 – The Lord’s purpose

Psalm 139 – Where shall I go from your spirit

Psalm 146 – Trust God, not man

Romans 8 – Love of God

Romans 12 – Living sacrifice

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