2011 Siesta Scripture Memory Team: Verse 8!

Hey, Darling Things! I am on my way to our Little Rock Living Proof Live with much joy, anxiousness, and anticipation and pure-dee desperation for Jesus to show up. He’s all we’ve got to offer. And, gloriously, He’s all we need.

Don’t even think of dropping out of our Scripture Memory Team! If you let the Word dwell in you richly, I promise you that, when this calendar year closes, you will have experienced a completely different 12 months than you would have if you’d let your own opinions, agendas, quandaries, fears, feelings, insecurities, and bondage dwell in you richly. God’s Word WORKS. He sends it forth with accomplishing power. Don’t just memorize the words. BELIEVE THEM. Take them all the way to your heart and apply them to your real, live experience.

My verse this time around is one I’ve loved for a long time, especially as it’s worded in the NIV, but I’ve never committed it to memory. You’re welcome to join me if you don’t have another one planned. Here goes:

Beth, Houston. “Yet the Lord longs to be gracious to you; He rises to show you compassion. For the Lord is a God of justice. Blessed are all who wait for Him!” Isaiah 30:18 NIV

I love you guys. Stay with it, Sisters! Jesus is so worthy.


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  1. 801
    Jennifer Boddie says:

    Jennifer, Conyers,GA

    1 Corinthians 3:7-8 (NLT)

    Its. not important who does the planting or who does the watering. What’s important is that God makes seed grow. The one who plants and the one who waters work together with the same purpose. and both will be rewarded for their own hard work.

  2. 802
    Laura says:

    Laura, Littleton CO

    “I have many more things to say to you, but you cannot bear them now.”
    John 16:12

  3. 803
    Maria says:

    Maria from Louisville:

    “For what the law could not do, weak as it was through the flesh, God did: sending His own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and as an offering for sin, He condemned sin in the flesh, so that the requirement of the law might be fulfilled in us, who do not walk according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit.”

    ~Romans 8:3-4 NASB

  4. 804
    Dianne Jones says:

    Dianne, Fairifeld, CA – “But the fruit of the spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.” – Galatians 5:22-23 (NASB)

  5. 805
    Susan says:

    Susan, Ellensburg. “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, nor be dismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9 New King James

  6. 806
    carla says:

    Carla Lee
    1Timothy 6:20-21 NIV

    Guard what has been entrusted to your care. Turn away from godless chatter and the opposing ideas of what is falsely called “knowledge”, whaich some have professed and in doing so have wandered from the faith.

  7. 807
    Beth Davis says:

    Beth – Columbus, Ohio
    “Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meeknes, and patience, bearing with one another and, if you has a complaint against another, forgiving each other, as the Lord has forgiven you, so you must also forgive. And above all these put on love, which binds everything together in perfect harmoney” – Colossians 3:12-14

    **just started up a sports ministry at our church and these are our verses!

  8. 808
    Diane Lewin says:

    Diane, West Melbourne And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. Romans 8:28 NIV

  9. 809
    Kelli says:

    Kelli, Indianapolis

    Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise and exalt and glorify the King of heaven, because everything he does is right and all his ways are just. And those who walk in pride he is able to humble.
    Daniel 4:37 NIV

  10. 810
    Paula says:

    Houston, TX

    But you were a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people belonging to God, that you may declare the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His wonderful light.

    1 Peter 2:10 (NIV)

  11. 811
    Kim Emmerich says:

    Kim, Dickinson, ND
    “Jesus replied: ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: “Love your neighbor as yourself’. All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments. Matt. 22:37-40 NIV

  12. 812
    Peggy Wallace says:

    Peggy – San Antonio

    “Yet the Lord longs to be gracious to you; He rises to show you compassion for the Lord is a God of justice. Blessed are all who wait for Him!”
    Isaiah 30:18 NIV

  13. 813
    jill_in_AL says:

    Jill, Trussville, Alabama

    “Yet the Lord longs to be gracious to you; He rises to show you compassion. For the Lord is a God of justice. Blessed are all who wait for Him!” Isaiah 30:18 NIV

  14. 814
    Dianne Groff says:

    Henryetta OK
    “Yet the Lord longs to be gracious to you; He rises to show you compassion. For the Lord is a God of justice. Blessed are all who wait for Him!” Isaiah 30:18 NIV

  15. 815
    Brenda says:

    Chicago, IL

    1 Chronicles 28:9a NIV

    “And you, my son Solomon, acknowledge the God of your father, and serve Him with wholehearted devotion and with a willing mind, for the LORD searches every heart and understands every desire and every thought.”

  16. 816
    Kelli says:

    Kelli – Kalispell, MT

    “Then your light will break forth like the dawn, and your healing will quickly appear; then your righteousness will go before you, and the glory of the LORD will be your rear guard. Then you will call, and the LORD will answer; you will cry for help, and He will say: Here am I.” Isaiah 58:8-9 NIV

  17. 817
    Vonda ~ OKC says:

    Cast all your care upon him; for he cares for you.

    1Peter 5:7 NIV

  18. 818
    Deneen says:

    Deneen, Pittsburgh “Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others. Philippians 2:3-4 NIV

  19. 819
    Donnicia says:

    Donnicia /Raleigh, NC

    Psalm 5:3 (New International Version, ©2011)

    In the morning, LORD, you hear my voice;
    in the morning I lay my requests before you
    and wait expectantly

  20. 820
    Jane says:

    Jane, Houston TX

    I can do all things through Christ who strengtheneths me.

    Phil 4:13

    So appropriate as I ride my bike in the MS150 this weekend from Houston to Austin. Prayers are so welcome!

  21. 821
    Maria Dickerson says:

    Maria Whitmire, SC
    Yet the LORD longs to be gracious to you; therefore He will rise up to show you compassion. For the LORD is a God of justice. Blessed are all who wait for Him!
    Isaiah 30:18 (NIV)

  22. 822
    Jenn says:

    Allison Park, PA

    Jeremiah 29:13 NIV

    You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.

  23. 823
    Lindsay says:

    Lindsay, Salisbury, NC:
    Dear friends, do not be surprised at the painful trial you are suffering, as though something strange were happening to you. 1 Peter 4:12 NIV

  24. 824
    Emmy says:

    Emmy Rome, GA

    “Yet the Lord longs to be gracious to you; He rises to show you compassion. For the Lord is a God of justice. Blessed are all who wait for Him!” Isaiah 30:18 NIV

  25. 825
    Lynda, Monterey says:

    “Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart as working for the Lord, not for men, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving.” ~Colossian 3:23-24 (NIV)

  26. 826
    Mollie says:

    Mollie, formerly Tokyo–now Atlanta;
    Isaiah 54:10-11 NIV
    For the mountains may move and the hills disappear but even then my faithful lovefor you will remain. My covenant of blessing wll never be broken, says the LORD who has mercy on you.

  27. 827
    Peggy says:

    Your precepts, Lord, are right, rejoicing the heart;
    Your commandment, Lord is pure, enlightening the eyes.
    Psalm 19:8

  28. 828
    Shalene says:

    Shalene, Clovis, CA Psalm 27:14 NKJV Wait on the Lord; Be of good courage, And He shall strengthen your heart; Wait, I say, on the Lord

    I’m so glad I remembered to post this, today! I was so excited to be at LPL on the 1st that I forgot to post! 🙁 But I’m back on track! Love you all!

  29. 829
    Kim says:

    Kim, Lovettsville VA

    You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast because they trust in you.

    Is 26:3 NIV

  30. 830
    Debbie says:

    Debbie in Alexandria, VA

    “And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ All the Law and the Prophets hand on these two commandments.”

    Matthew 22: 39, 40 (NIV)

  31. 831
    Peggy says:

    Peggy, Crowley Lake, CA

    Your precepts, Lord, are right, rejoicing the heart;
    Your commandment, Lord is pure, enlightening the eyes.
    Psalm 19:8

  32. 832
    Karen says:

    Karen, Russellville, AR
    I will give you hidden treasures, riches stored in secret places, so that you may know that I am the LORD, the God of Israel, who summons you by name.
    Isaiah 45:3 (NIV 2010)

  33. 833
    Karen says:

    Karen—Sacramento, CA

    “Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen.”
    –Ephesians 4:29 (NIV)

  34. 834
    Julie says:

    Julie, Goodyear. “The Lord your God is with you, He is mighty to save. He will take great delight in you, He will quiet you with His love, He will rejoice over you with singing.” Zephaniah 3:17 NIV

  35. 835
    Laura M says:

    Laura, Nebraska
    Proverbs 31:13-14 NKJV

    She seeks wool and flax,
    And willingly works with her hands. She is like the merchant ships,
    She brings her food from afar.

  36. 836
    Kelley, Laguna Niguel says:

    His divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness through our knowledge of Him who called us by His own glory and goodness. II Peter 1:3 (NIV)

  37. 837
    Marilyn Dale says:

    Marilyn, Fort Pierce, FL, I will lead the blind by ways they have not known, along unfamiliar paths I will guide them, I will turn the darkness into light before them and make the rough places smooth. These are the things I will do; I will not forsake them. Isaiah 42:16

  38. 838

    Nicole, Ocean Springs, MS – “I wait for the Lord, my soul does wait, and in His word do I hope.” ~Psalm 130:5 (NASB)

  39. 839
    Kim Mills says:

    Kim, Wylie TX- In remembrance of a dear friend I lost this week:

    Brothers and sisters, we want you to know what happens to those who die. We don’t want you to be sad, as other people are. They don’t have any hope. We believe that Jesus died and rose again. When he returns, many who believe in him will have died already. We believe that God will bring them back with Jesus.

    1 Thessalonians 4:13-14

  40. 840
    Julie Ratcliff says:

    Julie, Texarkana- “Yet he did not waver through unbelief regarding the promise of God, but was strenghtened in his faith and gave glory to God.” Romans 4:20

  41. 841
    Melanie says:

    Melanie in Amherst, MA

    “By faith Rahab the harlot did not perish along with those who were disobedient, after she had welcomed the spies in peace.”

    Hebrews 11:31 NASB

  42. 842
    Peggy says:

    Peggy, Mexico-MN(too)

    The Message
    Matthew 11:29
    “Walk with Me, work with Me, watch how I do it. Learn the unforced rhythms of Grace.”

  43. 843
    Kels says:

    Kels, Redding
    “Yet the Lord longs to be gracious to you; He rises to show you compassion. For the Lord is a God of justice. Blessed are all who wait for Him!” Isaiah 30:18 NIV

  44. 844
    Karen says:

    For though I am absent from you in body,
    I am present with you in spirit
    and delight to see how orderly you are
    and how firm your faith in Christ is.
    So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord,
    continue to live in him,
    rooted and built up in him,
    strengthened in the faith as you were taught,
    and overflowing with thankfulness.
    See to it that no one takes you captive
    through hollow and deceptive philosophy,
    which depends on human tradition and the basic principles of this world rather than on Christ.
    For in Christ all the fullness of the Deity lives in bodily form,
    and you have been given fullness in Christ,
    who is the head over every power and authority.
    Colossians 2:5-10 NIV (1985)

  45. 845
    paula says:

    Paula, Las Vegas (soon to be Muncie, IN). “Bad news won’t bother the; they have decided to trust the Lord.” Psalm 112:7 CEV

  46. 846
    Ann Witulski says:

    Annie (Fez, Morocco)

    I am doing the second half of chapter 13 this time.

    I Corinthians 13:8-13 NIV (1984)

    Love never fails. But where there are prophecies, they will cease; where there are tongues, they will be stilled; where there is knowledge, it will pass away. 9 For we know in part and we prophesy in part, 10 but when perfection comes, the imperfect disappears. 11 When I was a child, I talked like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I put childish ways behind me. 12 Now we see but a poor reflection as in a mirror; then we shall see face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I am fully known.

    13 And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.

  47. 847
    Kristi says:

    Kristi Scottsdale, AZ
    Isaiah 52:10 NLT
    “The Lord has demonstrated his holy power before the eyes of all the nations. All the ends of the earth will see the victory of our God.”

  48. 848
    Sherry Smith says:

    Sherry in Marietta, GA

    Isaiah 43:19 NIV

    19 See, I am doing a new thing!
    Now it springs up; do you not perceive it?
    I am making a way in the desert
    and streams in the wasteland.

  49. 849
    Marilyn Thomas, Yukon OK says:

    Romans 3:24
    Being justified freely by His grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus

  50. 850

    Knoxville, TN
    katie g

    Found it yesterday…yes, His compassion! “racham” I love the meaning! I’m praying for you this weekend:)
    “You, O LORD, will not withhold Your compassion from me; Your lovingkindness and Your truth will continually preserve me.”
    Psalm 40:11 NASB

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