Close-up of Aug. 1-15 verse Isaiah 55:10-11
The following is a list of my memory verses for the 2009 LPM Siesta Scripture memorization deal (a "palooza" of sorts) that is going down as we speak in order to foster accountability as we deliberately saturate our minds with God's Word! The following are a list of the verses I have chosen to memorize.
Jan. 1-15 Isaiah 33:6 NIV
"He will be the sure foundation for your times, a rich store of salvation and wisdom and knowledge; the fear of the LORD is the key to this treasure."
Jan. 15-31 2 Corinthians 9:8NIV
"And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work."
Feb. 1-15 Romans 15:4 NIV
"For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through endurance and the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope."
Feb. 15-28 Malachi 3:16 NIV
"Then those who feared the LORD talked with each other, and the LORD listened and heard. A scroll of remembrance was written in His presence concerning those who feared the LORD and honored His Name."
March 1-15 Hebrews 10:35-36 NIV
"So do not throw away your confidence; it will be richly rewarded. You need to persevere so that when you have done the will of God, you will receive what He has promised."
March 15-31 1 Peter 3:9 NIV
"Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult, but with blessing, because to this you were called so that you may inherit a blessing."
April 1-15 Psalm 36:507a The MSG
"God's love is meteoric, His loyalty astronomic, His purpose titanic, His verdicts oceanic. Yet in His largeness no thing gets lost; not a man, not a mouse slips through the cracks. How exquisite Your love, O God!"
April 15-30 1 Corinthians 7:29-31 NIV
"What I mean, brothers, is that the time is short. From now on those who have wives should live as if they had none; those who mourn as if they did not; those who are happy, as if they were not; those who buy something, as if it were not theirs to keep; those who use the things of this world, as if not engrossed in them. For this world in its present form is passing away."
May 1-15 Matthew 7:24-25 NIV
"Therefore, everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. the rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house; yet is did not fall because it had its foundation on the Rock."
May 15-31 Psalm 33:22 NIV
"May your unfailing love rest upon us, O LORD, even as we put our hope in you."
June 1-15 Psalm 112:1-8 NIV
"Praise the LORD. Blessed is the man who fears the LORD, who finds great delight in His commands. His children will be mighty in the land; the generation of the upright will be blesses. Wealth and riches are in his house, and his righteousness endures forever. Even in darkness light dawns for the upright, for the gracious and compassionate and righteous man. Good will come to him who is generous and lends freely, who conducts his affairs with justice.
Surely he will never be shaken; a righteous man will be remembered forever. He will have no fear of bad news; his heart is steadfast, trusting in the LORD. His hears is secure, he will have no fear; in the end he will look in triumph on his foes."
July 1-15 Ephesians 4:22-24 NIV
"You were taught with regard to your former way of life, to put off your old self, which is being corrupted by its deceitful desires, to be made new in the attitude of your minds, and to put on the new self, created to be like God in true righteousness and holiness."
July 15-31 Romans 16:17-18 NIV
"I urge you, brothers, to watch out for those who cause divisions and put obstacles in your way that are contrary to the teaching you have learned. Keep away from them. For such people are not serving our LORD Christ, but their own appetites. By smooth talk and flattery, they deceive the minds of naive people."
August 1-15 Isaiah 55:10-11 NIV
"As the rain and the snow come down from heaven, and do not return to it without watering the earth and making it bud and flourish, so that is yields seed for the sower and bread for the eater, so is MY Word that goes out from My mouth. It will not return to me empty, but will accomplish what I desire and achieve the purpose for which I sent it."
August 15-31 2 Kings 18:31a
"Don't listen to Hezekiah-- he doesn't know what he's talking about. Listen to the king of Assyria--deal with me and live the good life."
(classic lie of the enemy!)
September 1-15 1 Samuel 15:22 NIV
But Samuel replied: "Does the LORD delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices as much as in obeying the voice of the LORD? To obey is better than sacrifice, and to heed is better than the fat of rams."
September 15-30 Revelation 17:14 NIV
"They will make war against the Lamb, but the Lamb will overcome them because He is the Lord of lords and King of kings--and with Him will be His called, chosen and faithful followers."
Oct. 1-15 John 14:21 NIV
"Whoever has my commands and obeys them, he is the one who loves Me. He who loves Me will be loved by My father and I too will love him and show Myself to him."
Oct. 15-31 Psalm 91:1-16
1 He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty.
2 I will say of the LORD, "He is my refuge and my fortress, my God in whom I trust."
3 Surely, He will save you from the fowlers snare and from the deadly pestilence.
4 He will cover you with His feathers, and under His wings you will find refuge; His faithfulness will be your shield and rampart.
5 You will not fear the terror of night nor the arrow that flies by day nor the pestilence that stalks in the darkness, nor the plague that destroys at midday.
7 A thousand may fall at your side, ten thousand at your right hand, but it will not come near you.
8 You will only observe with your eyes and see the punishment of the wicked.
9 If you make the Most Hight your dwelling--event the LORD, who is my refuge--
10 then no harm will befall you, no disaster will come near your tent.
11 For He will command His angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways;
12 they will lift you up in their hands, so that you will not strike your foot against a stone.
13 You will tread upon the lion and the cobra; you will trample the great lion and the serpent.
14 "Because he loves Me," says the LORD., "I will rescue him' I will protect him, for he acknowledges My name.
15 He will call upon Me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble, I will deliver him and honor him.
16 With long life will I satisfy him and show him my salvation.
Nov. 1-15 Ephesians 5:15-16 HCSB Lifeway Women's Ministry National Leadership Forum
"Pay careful attention, then, to how you walk--not as unwise people but as wise-- making the most of the time, because the days are evil."
Nov. 15-30 Galatians 3:11
"The righteous will live by faith." (NIV)
"The person who lives in right relationship with God does it by embracing what God arranges for him." (MSG)
Dec. 1-15 John 1:34 (NIV)
"I have seen and I testify that this is the Son of God."
Dec. 15-31 Psalm 27:4 (NIV)
"One thing I ask of the LORD, this is what I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to gaze upon the beauty of the LORD and to seek Him in His temple."