Siesta Scripture Memory Team: Verse 17!

Good morning, fellow Scripture-memory nerds! It’s the first day of September and we in the great Gulf Coast have survived yet ANOTHER scorcher! Hottest summer on record in Houston. I LOVE SEPTEMBER. Come, Fall! Please come quickly!

I am deeply grateful for the many invitations you’ve given us for praise over what God has been accomplishing in your lives. In particular, we were tremendously encouraged that the Holy Spirit overtook cold and awkward technology and met with many of you at the simulcast. We took much time in Monday staff prayer to boast in our God. We always rest assured any time something that complicated gets accomplished that God alone could have done it. He gets every ounce of praise. He could not have given us a better on-site host group than the one we had in Green Bay. I knew they would be warm and engaged but I didn’t know if they would be loud enough to lead the rest of the groups effectively in participation. That on-site group is absolutely critical to the experience. They exceeded every expectation I had. We went crazy over them.

You know, I have no memory of actually living there. We were transferred with the Army back to Arkansas when I was only two and that’s where I grew up so I understandably associate the piney woods with my upbringing more than any other place. My older brothers and sisters remember Green Bay very well and have told me many things about our family’s time there in the last several days. I came away from Wisconsin so incredibly honored to call it my birth state. I also came away from Wisconsin with a lot of cheese. You should see my refrigerator. By the way, I was crowned with cheese (you might have seen my crown at the end), which even I thought was probably appropriate. Queen of Cheese indeed. In my personality. In my enchilada. I love y’all so much. Smiling so hard that my morning face is getting a good stretch.

OK, now for our verses! I am continuing on with my portion from last time in Psalm 145:8-12. It is a very wordy five-verse segment and I just don’t have the memory work mastered yet. Too busy these last few weeks. So, I am going to do what I recommend you do. I’m going to hold up and get my last verses down before I add another set to them. If I don’t, I’ll get discouraged and overwhelmed and that’s the graveyard of all Scripture memory work. We want each verse to make it all the way to the marrow, not just sit on top of our skulls.

Now, how about yours? Name, city, and verse! We’re getting closer and closer to our celebration! Hang in there and keep sharpening that Sword!

I am so honored to be among those who journey with you as we “go from strength to strength till each appears before God in Zion.” (Ps. 84:7) You are a dearly loved part of ministry at Living Proof. I send you tons of affection from all who grace these doors. Every person who labors here knows to say the word “Siesta” with joy and esteem.


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  1. 101
    Beverly W says:

    "You will go out with joy and be led forth in peace; the mountains and hills will burst into song before you, and all the trees of the field will clap their hands."

    Isaiah 55:12 NIV

    Brehnam, TX

  2. 102
    Anonymous says:

    Rev. 17:14 NIV

    They will make war against the Lamg, but the Lamb will overcome them because He is Lord of lords and King of kins – and with Him will be His called, chosen and faithful followers.

    Soozi, Houston, TX

  3. 103
    Nicole says:

    Psalm 3:5 NIV

    I lie down and sleep, I wake again because the Lord sustains me.

    Nicole Hudson
    Sugar Land,TX

  4. 104
    *B.Fish* says:

    Blaine; Houston, TX
    Psalm 34:8

    "The Lord is close to the brokenhearted; He rescues those who are crushed in spirit."

  5. 105
    Anonymous says:

    I'm reviewing my Aug 15 scripture still:

    Rom 5:5 (NIV)
    "And hope does not disappoint us, because God has poured out his love into our hearts by the Holy Spirit, whom he has given us."

    Wichita, KS

  6. 106
    Gwen says:

    His divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness through knowledge of Him who called us by His own glory and goodness.

    2 Peter 1:3 (NIV)

    Gwen S.
    Irmo, SC

  7. 107
    Go-Between says:

    "Then Simon Peter answered him, Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the Words of life."

  8. 108
    Anonymous says:

    "Live life, then, with a due sense of responsibility, not as women who do not know the meaning and purpose of life but as those who do. Make the best use of your time, despite all the evils of these days. Don't be vague but grasp firmly what you know to be the will of the Lord." Ephesians 5:15-17 Phillips translation

    Waco, TX

  9. 109
    Carol says:

    I will give them an undivided heart & put a new spirit in them;
    I will remove from them their heart of stone & give them a heart of flesh.
    Then they will follow my decrees & be careful to keep my laws.
    They will be my people & I will be their God. Ezekiel 11:19-20

    Carthage, NY

  10. 110
    Anonymous says:

    Trudi Tedrick
    Lynchburg, OH

    For I am god, and there is no other. I am god, and no one is like me.

  11. 111
    Vickie says:

    Psalm 102:28 NIV "The children of your servants will live in your presence; their descendants will be established before you."

    Sabetha KS

    I had just become a grandmother when I selected this verse. I am trusting God for my family for all time.

  12. 112
    Daimy says:

    "You made all the delicate, inner parts of my body and knit me together in my mother's womb. Thank you for making me so wonderfully complex! Your workmanship is marvelous-and how well I know it."

    Psalm 139:13-14

    Daimy Penn
    Naples, FL

  13. 113
    Lisa says:

    "Be strong and couragous, do not be terrified, do not be discouraged for the Lord your God will be with you where ever you go."

    Joshua 1:9 NIV

    Lisa Bollinger
    Macomb, MI

  14. 114
    Anonymous says:

    Psalm 145:4-6 (NIV)

    4 One generation will commend your works to another; they will tell of your mighty acts.
    5 They will speak of the glorious splendor of your majesty, and I will meditate on your wonderful works.
    6 They will tell of the power of your awesome works, and I will proclaim your great deeds.

    Teresa from Las Cruces

  15. 115
    Eleanor says:

    Psalms 31:17
    Let me not be put to shame, O Lord, for I have cried out to you; but let the wicked be put to shame and lie silent in the grave.

    Memphis, TN

  16. 116
    Brayden and Bodie's Mama says:

    Proverbs 19:11 NIV

    A man's wisdom gives him patience; it is to his glory to overlook an offense.

    Ruston, LA

    (I am really late in posting due to computer and health issues. Sorry! I am still working on them despite the issues!!!)

  17. 117
    Regina Gibson says:

    "…my heart and my flesh sings for joy to the living God. The bird also has found a house, and the swallow a nest for herself where she may lay her young. Even your altars oh Lord my God and my King. How blessed are those who dwell in the house of the Lord they are ever praising you." Psalm 84:2b-4

    In Christ


  18. 118
    momoffive says:

    Lohri Williams
    Plant City
    Isaiah 55:11
    So is my Word that goes forth from my mouth. It will not return to me empty,It will accomplish what I desire & succeed in the matter for which I sent it. NIV

  19. 119
    Anonymous says:

    Psalm 18:1-2 NIV

    1 I love you, O LORD, my strength.
    2 The LORD is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge. He is my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.

    Loveland, CO

  20. 120
    Marilyn F says:

    Seems I used verse 15 again for verse 17, so trying again.
    The Lord will accomplish what concerns me; Thy lovingkindness, O Lord, is everlasting; do not forsake the works of They hands.
    Ps 138:7 NAS

    McKinney, Tx

  21. 121
    Anonymous says:

    Psalm 139:15 (NIV)

    My frame ws not hidden from you
    when I was made in the secret place,
    When I was woven together in the depths of the earth.

    Nova Scotia

  22. 122
    Linda Madsen says:

    Let the people praise thee, O God; let all the people praise thee. Then shall the earth yield her increase and God, even our own God, shall bless us.

    Psalm 67:5-6 KJV

    Greeley, CO

  23. 123
    Susan in OKC says:

    Psalm 119:100

    I have more understanding than the elders, for I obey your precepts.

    Susan in OKC

  24. 124
    Bridgette Jencks says:

    Romans 6:1-13 (part 9) NIV

    For we know that since Christ was raised from the dead, he cannot die again; death no longer has mastery over Him.

    Romans 6:9 NIV

    Bridgette Jencks
    Panama City Beach, FL

  25. 125
    Sharon McLaughlin says:

    Romans 5:8 KJV

    But God commendeth His love toward us in that, while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

    Sharon McLaughlin
    Panama City Beach, FL

  26. 126
    Allison says:

    "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."

    John 14:21

    Allison, Montgomery, AL

  27. 127
    Anonymous says:

    "You alone are the LORD. You made the heavens, even the highest heavens, and all their starry host, the earth and all that is on it, the seas and all that is in them. You give life to everything, and the multitudes of heaven worship You." Nehemiah 9:6 NIV
    Cypress, TX

  28. 128
    Kristin says:

    The wise woman builds her house, but with her own hands the foolish one tears hers down.

    Proverbs 14:1 NCV

    Montgomery, AL

  29. 129
    Susan says:

    "Cease striving and know that I am God."
    Ps 46:10a NAS

    Katy, TX

  30. 130
    Amanda May says:

    Hebrews 11:6 (NIV)

    “And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him.”

    Amanda May
    Olympia, WA

  31. 131
    Keri says:

    Proverbs 23:15-16

    My son, if your heart is wise then my heart will be glad; my inmost being will rejoice when your lips speak what is right.

    Houston, Tx

  32. 132
    sweetmagnolias says:

    O LORD, you are my God; I will exalt you and praise your name,
    for in perfect faithfulness you have done marvelous things,
    things planned long ago.
    Isaiah 25:1 NIV

    Houston, TX

  33. 133
    Mom of Eleven says:

    Proverbs 3:5-6
    Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding, in all your ways acknowledge him and he will make your paths straight.
    wendy-rome, ga

  34. 134
    Celie says:

    Psa 139:17 How precious also are thy thoughts unto me, O God! how great is the sum of them!

  35. 135
    Katie says:

    My heart is steadfast, O God, my heart is steadfast. I will sing and make music. Awake my soul!

    Psalm 57:7-8 (NIV)

    Delray Beach, FL

  36. 136
    Ina says:

    Romans 4:19

    And Abraham's faith did not weaken, even though, at about 100 years of age, he figured his body was as good as dead – and so was Sarah's womb.

    Lancaster, PA

  37. 137
    Anonymous says:

    Psalm 57:2 NIV

    I cry out to God Most High,
    to God,
    Who fulfills HIs purpose for me.

    Houston, TX

  38. 138
    Anonymous says:

    Be wise in the way you act toward outsiders; make the most of every opportunity. Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone.
    Col 4:5-6

    kaci from norman

  39. 139
    kim says:

    Chronicles 16:9 NIV

    For the eyes of the Lord range thoughtout the earth to strengthen those whose hearts are fully committed to him.

    Spring, TX

  40. 140
    heather says:

    heather in austin, tx

    Prov. 3.12 NLT

    For the LORD corrects those he loves, just as a father corrects a child [fn] in whom he delights.

  41. 141
    Anonymous says:

    Marion, IN
    NIV 1Peter 1:13

    Therefore; prepare your minds for action; be self-controled; set your hope fully on the grace to be given you when Jesus Christ is revealed.

  42. 142
    Anonymous says:

    Bangor, Maine

    If I say, "My foot is slipping," your loyal love, Oh Lord, supports me. When worries threaten to overwhelm me, your soothing touch makes me happy.

    Psalms 94:18-19 NET

  43. 143
    Bourg Family says:

    Matthew 6:21 NIV

    For where you treasure is, there your heart will be also.

    Ashley B.
    Marrero, LA

  44. 144
    Kelly says:

    Psalm 57:2 (NIV)

    I cry out to God Most High,to God, who fulfills his purpose for me.

    Tampa, FL

  45. 145
    poison_ivy777 says:

    "Lord you have assigned me my portion and my cup; you have made my lot secure. The boundary lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; surely I have a delight inheritance."
    – Psalm 16: 5-6 (NIV)

    Ivy Morrison
    Willis, TX

  46. 146
    Cookie Cawthon says:

    Cookie from Florence, SC

    Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world.

    James 1:27 (NIV)

  47. 147
    Kathy French says:

    "If you remain in Me and My words remain in you,ask whatever you wish, and it will be given you. This is to My Father's glory that you bear much fruit, showing yourselves to be My disciples." John 15:7-8 NIV
    Kathy F
    Austin, TX

  48. 148
    Anonymous says:

    Jan in Katy

    James 1:17
    Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like the shifting shadows. niv

  49. 149
    carrie jones says:

    there is no condemnation for those who belong to Christ Jesus

    Romans 8:1

    Carrie Jones
    Ontario, Canada

  50. 150
    Kenzie says:

    “Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.”- Matthew 7:7 (NIV)
    Katy, TX

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