ANSWER: PUZZLE ONE

Answer to Puzzle One: Find the Hidden Books of the Bible

Merely by a fluke, I made a remark about the hidden books of the Bible. The facts were, it kept people looking so hard for hints and revelations.

[Luke in “fluke”, Mark in “remark”, Acts in “facts”, Revelations in “revelations”, Kings from “looking so”.]

One relaxed lady found so many she was asked if, before solving her puzzles, she brews a cup of “jo“.

[Hebrews in “she brews”] [Jo connects with Nah]

Nah, um, she smiled and stuttered, “I’m no, ahpro.
Verb Sat maybe, but no puzzle solver.”

[Jonah from “jo” (previous sentence) and “Nah”, Nahum from “Nah, um”, Noah from “no, ah”, Proverbs from “pro. Verb Sat”.]

When asked what “Verb Sat” meant, she smiled “verbum sat sapienti: A word to the wise is sufficient.”

However; some seekers were in a jam, especially since the names of the books were not capitalized.

[James from “jam, especially”]

Truthfully to numbers of readers, it wasn’t easy, but a real job.

[Ruth from “Truthfully”, Numbers from “numbers”, Job from “job”]

We want this to be a most fascinating few moments for you. Yes, there will be some easy ones but others may require judges to help them. I quickly admit it usually takes a minister to find one of them, and I predict there will be loud lamentations when it is found.

[Judges from “judges”, Titus from “admit it usually”, Lamentations from “lamentations”]

Don’t give up if you first come up with a zero. Man’s first try is always the hardest. Rarest here, are those and others who solve all of them. (Geez! Rarely, does anyone find ALL of them.)

[Ezra from “Geez! Rarely”, Romans from “zero. Man’s”, Esther from “Rarest here”. Hosea from “those and”]

See how well you can compete! Relax! Below are the following names of books hidden in this story.

[Peter from “compete! Relax!”]

PS: Almost everyone returns in an attempt to finish.

[Psalm from “Ps: Almost]

BOOKS: Luke, Mark, Kings, Acts, Revelations, Hebrews, Jonah, Nahum, Noah, Proverbs, James, Ruth, Numbers, Job, Judges, Titus, Lamentations, Peter, Romans, Ezra, Esther, Hosea, Psalm(s) (“s” is not included)

WORDS: “full“, “low“, “sin“, “pit“, “tempt“, “turn“, “dip“, “soft“, “sear“, “truth“, “wing“, “done“, “seek“, “men“, “follow“, “mile“, “hem“, “hid“, “axe“, “wise“, “mean”, “ark“, “loft“, “rely“, “rest“, “sea“, “hew“, “sand“, “way“, “dear“, “red“, “owe“, “son“, “tare(s)”, “ear” and “see

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