Bible Verses for each Miniature Golf Hole
 


 

Each hole is represented by a biblical verse that explains where the idea for each hole came from. We have a brochure, along with a map of the course, to tell you about the hole and the verse.

Course I – Old Testament

 

Hole 1: Creation Day 1

God’s miraculous creation begins on day one. On that day He gave us light and darkness, He separated the two and called them morning and evening.  (Genesis 1:1-5)

 

Hole 2: Creation Day 2

On the second day God created an expanse to separate the waters. He called the expanse sky.  (Genesis 1:6-8)

 

Hole 3: Creation Day 3

On the third day, He gathered the water to one place and called it the seas. On the remaining dry land He created plants and trees and vegetation.  (Genesis 1:9-13)

 

Hole 4: Creation Day 4

He created the sun and moon and stars and set them in the sky to govern the seasons and give light on the earth.  (Genesis 1:14-19)

 

Hole 5: Creation Day 5

God created the creatures of the sea and of the sky on the fifth day. He blessed them and told them to be fruitful and multiply.  (Genesis 1:20-23)

 

Hole 6: Creation Day 6

On the sixth day God created the living creatures, livestock, and wild animals. He also created man to rule over every living creature. He blessed man and told him to be fruitful and multiply. He gave instruction for all the seed-bearing plants to be food for man, and the plants food for animals.  (Genesis 1:24-31)

 

Hole 7: Creation Day 7

God completed His work in six days, so He rested on the seventh day. He blessed this day as holy and made it a day of rest.  (Genesis 2:1-3)

 

Hole 8: Garden of Eden

After God created the first man Adam, He saw it was not good for him to be alone, so He created woman (Eve). He placed them both in the garden called Eden to work and care for it.  (Genesis 2:4-18)

 

Hole 9: Noah’s Ark

One of God’s most obedient servants was Noah. God sent a mighty flood to wipe out the earth due to the sins of man. Noah was told to build an ark and take two of every animal along with his family to be saved from the flood. For forty days the rains came. Noah and all those on the ark were safe.  (Genesis 7:1-24)

 

Hole 10: A Promise

God made a covenant with Noah and his sons after the flood. He sent a rainbow and promised never again would He flood the earth to destroy all life.  (Genesis 9:8-17)

 

Hole 11: Jacob’s Ladder

Isaac’s son Jacob had a dream. He dreamed he saw a stairway or ladder leading to Heaven. The Lord stood beside him and said his descendants would inherit land and that Jacob would be blessed and watched over by the Lord.  (Genesis 28:10-16)

 

Hole 12: Pharaoh’s Frogs

God sent a plague of frogs throughout the whole country. They were in their homes and kneading troughs and ovens. Pharaoh asked Moses to stop the plague and he would let the people offer sacrifices to the Lord. God honored Moses’ prayer, but Pharaoh’s heart was still hardened.  (Exodus 8:1-15)

 

Hole 13: Mt. Sinai

The third month after the Israelites left Egypt, God called Moses from Mt. Sinai. He said that the Israelites would be a kingdom of priests and a holy nation. Moses delivered this message to the Israelites. Because of their covenant to be obedient to the Lord, God said after two days of consecration the Lord would appear to them at the top of Mt. Sinai.  (Exodus 19:1-20)

 

Hole 14: Jericho Wall

The Lord Gave Joshua charge of Jericho. He told him to march around the city for six days with armed men and have the priests carry trumpets. On the seventh day they marched around the city blowing their horns. After a long blast on the trumpets the people shouted and the wall of Jericho collapsed.

 

Hole 15: Delilah’s Scissors

After several attempts Delilah learned the secret of Samson’s strength. If his hair would be cut, his strength would leave him. While he was asleep his seven braids were cut off and his strength left him.  (Judges 16:1-22)

 

Hole 16: David’s Slingshot

God’s mighty servant David was chosen to fight the Philistine giant Goliath. With five smooth stones and a slingshot he prepared for battle. He told the giant his weapon was greater—the Lord God Almighty! With just one stone he shot the giant in the head and he came tumbling down!  (1 Samuel 17: 1-49)

 

Hole 17: The Twenty-third Psalm

David describes the Lord in this way: a Shepherd, a Restorer, and Leader, a Comforter, and our Eternal Resting Place.  (Psalm 23)

 

Hole 18: Jonah and the Whale

In Jonah’s attempt to run from the Lord, he boarded a ship that experienced a violent storm. The men on the ship threw Jonah overboard and the Lord provided a great fish to swallow him where he remained for three days and three nights.  (Jonah 1:1-7)

Course II – New Testament

 

Hole 1: Star of Bethlehem

The star in the east is where it all began! Upon hearing the good news of Jesus’ birth, the wise men, bearing gifts for the King, followed a star that led them to His birthplace—a lowly manger.  (Matthew 2:12)

 

Hole 2: Damascus Road

Saul, who was on a journey to Damascus, was known for persecuting and threatening the early Christians. It was on this journey where the Lord appeared to Him with a mighty light from Heaven blinding him for three days. It was through this that Saul was converted and led to do mighty works for the Kingdom of God.  (Acts 9:1-6)

 

Hole 3: Jailhouse Rock

The prison foundations were shaken and prisoners’ chains unloosed when Paul and Silas praised the Lord, even while in prison!  (Acts 16:25-26)

 

Hole 4: Love Lifted Me

“For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” John 3:16 NIV

 

Hole 5: Peace in the Valley

Zecheriah, the father of John the Baptist, was filled with the Holy Spirit and this prophecy from the Lord: …God’s tender mercy will shine on those in darkness and in death and guide us into the path of peace. He is our Peace!  (Luke 1:78-79)

 

Hole 6: Wavering Faith

When we go to our Heavenly Father in prayer, we must believe that the Lord will answer our prayers according to His perfect will. The man that doubts is like a wave in the sea, blown and tossed by the wind.  (James 1:6)

 

Hole 7: Abide in Me

Jesus tells us how to abide in Him by comparing Himself to a vine and us the branches. If we remain in Him we will surely bear the fruits of His Spirit and there is nothing we can not do!  (John 15:5)

 

Hole 8: The Temple

“The God who made the world and everything in it is the Lord of Heaven and earth and does not live in temples made by hands.”  (Acts 17:24-25)

 

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Hole 10: Feed My Sheep

When Peter came to a time of re-commitment to the Lord after his denial of Him, Jesus told him if he truly loved Him he would shepherd the flock of His followers.  (John 21:17-18)

 

Hole 11: Follow Me

The first disciples Jesus called were two fishermen, Simon (called Peter) and his brother Andrew. They were casting their nets into the lake when Jesus said, “Come follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.”  (Matthew 4:18-19)

 

Hole 12: All Things are Possible

Jesus is able to save all men. The disciples were astonished at the fact that man’s earthly gain will not save us—but with God all things are possible.  (Matthew 19:23-26)

 

Hole 13: Living Waters

The Lamb, the eternal Victor of all ages (Jesus) promises for us that in Heaven He will lead us to springs of living water and that God will wipe every tear from our eyes.  (Revelation 7:17)

 

Hole 14: Nothing is Impossible

When the virgin Mary received word she would conceive the Son of God through the Holy Spirit, it was also revealed that Elizabeth who was barren was in her sixth month. “How can this be?”, Mary questioned. But with God nothing is impossible!

 

Hole 15: Cornerstone

Through citizenship with God we are built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets with Jesus Christ being the chief Cornerstone. It is through Him we are joined together and we become a holy temple of the Lord.  (Ephesians 2:19-21)

 

Hole 16: Faith

Paul gives an account of the gifts we receive through the Holy Spirit, one of which is faith. We must act upon our faith, for without it, it is impossible to please God.  (1 Corinthians 13:13; Galatians 11:6)

 

Hole 17: Hope

Another gift we can attain through the Holy Spirit is hope. With Christ living in us, we can also have the hope of glory.  (1 Corinthians 13:13; Colossians 1:27)

 

Hole 18: Love

The greatest gift we receive is love. First Corinthians 13 is considered the “love chapter.” God’s love never fails. It is the most excellent way.  (1 Corinthians 13:1-13)

Course III – Miracles

 

Hole 1: Jesus Feeds 5,000

With compassion for the multitude of people Jesus had just healed, He took the only food the disciples had and blessed the five loaves and two fish and fed over 5,000 people with it, with portions remaining.  (Matthew 14:13-21)

 

Hole 2: Paul and Silas Freed From Prison

Even under imprisonment, Paul and Silas still praised the Lord! As they were singing hymns and praying, a mighty earthquake shook the prison, and the doors were opened and all the prisoners’ chains came loose!  (Acts 16:25-26)

 

Hole 3: Parting of the Red Sea

During the deliverance of the Israelites, God gave Moses the power to drive back the Red Sea into dry land with a stretch of his hand.  (Exodus 14:21-22)

 

Hole 4: Moses’ Staff Becomes a Snake

The Lord told Moses and Aaron to perform a miracle to show Pharaoh just who was in charge. At Pharaoh’s request, Aaron threw down his staff and it became a snake!  (Exodus 7:6-13)

 

Hole 5: The Plague of Blood

The Lord instructed Moses to tell Pharaoh that, because he had not freed the Israelites, the Nile River would be turned to blood and would stink and the fish would die, and all the water pots and all access to the water would be blood. The Egyptians dug along the Nile to try and get water.  (Exodus 7:14-24)

 

Hole 6: Water from the Rock

As the Israelites traveled to where the Lord told them to go next, they were thirsty and tested the Lord. Moses struck the rock at Horeb and water came out. Again, the Lord was faithful!  (Exodus 17:1-7)

 

Hole 7: An Axhead Floats

Under the mighty hand of God, the prophet Elisha rescues an axhead from sinking in the Jordan River. By cutting a stick and throwing it in the same location, the axhead floated.  (2 Kings 6:1-6)

 

Hole 8: The Descending Dove

After Jesus was baptized by John in the Jordan River, the heavens were opened and the spirit of God appeared, descending like a dove saying “This is my Son whom I love; with Him I am well pleased.”  (Matthew 3:13-17)

 

Hole 9: He’s Alive!

After the death and burial of Jesus, the women were going to anoint His body. When they came to the tomb, the stone was rolled away and Jesus was gone. Angels appeared to them and told them that He did what He said He would do—arise from the dead!  (Luke 24:1-8)

 

Hole 10: The Pillar of Cloud and Fire

As the Israelites were being exiled from Egypt to Canaan, the Lord provided a pillar of cloud to guide them by day and a pillar of fire for light in the evening.  (Exodus 13:20-22)

 

Hole 11: Jesus Changes Water to Wine

The first miracle performed by Jesus was at a wedding in Cana at Galilee. When they had run out of wine, Jesus instructed them to fill the six jars with water. As it was drawn out, the master of the banquet realized it was wine.  (John 2:2-9)

 

Hole 12: The Rocks Rent

As Jesus had commended His spirit unto the Father, the curtain of the temple was town in two from top to bottom, and the earth shook, and the rocks split. The Centurion and guards witnessed this and they explained that “Surely he was the Son of God.”  (Matthew 27:50-52, 54)

 

Hole 13: Daniel in the Lion’s Den

To test the faithfulness of God through Daniel, the administration (government) asked the king to enforce a decree, that anyone who prays to another god but the king shall be thrown in the lion’s den. Daniel, who prayed to the living God, was thrown into the den. Upon trusting God, an angel shut the mouths of the lions!  (Daniel 6:1-22)

 

Hole 14: Samson’s Columns

Upon seizure of Samson by the Philistines Samson was called upon by the people to show his miraculous strength. A blinded Samson asked to be leaned against the pillars. As Samson prayed for a victory, he pushed with all his might and the temple came towering down on all those who were in it.  (Judges 16:26-30)

 

Hole 15: Jesus Calms the Storm

As Jesus and His disciples were out in a boat, a furious storm came upon them. The disciples, because of their lack of faith, were so afraid. Jesus rebuked the winds and waves and the storm ceased.  (Matthew 8:23-27)

 

Hole 16: Moses and the Burning Bush

As Moses was tending his flock God appeared to him in a burning bush. The bush did not burn down; it was just set aflame. This was God’s calling of Moses to lead the Israelites out of Egypt.  (Exodus 3:1-12)

 

Hole 17: Jesus and the Woman at the Well

Jesus stopped by Samaria as He was traveling to Galilee. He met a Samaritan woman as He stopped for a drink at the well. He explained to her that everyone who partakes of the living water shall never thirst again. Jesus’ water is a spring of eternal life that is able to cleanse the Samaritan woman as well as you and me from our sins.  (John 4:4-14)

 

Hole 18: Love in Any Language

God’s love is eternal. “As the Father has loved me, so I have loved you, now remain in my love.” John 15:9 NIV