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. 901
    Linda says:

    Linda, Johnstown, PA.

    Isaiah 46:4 (NIV)
    Even to your old age and gray hairs I am He, I am He who will sustain you. I have made you, and I will carry you; I will sustain you and I will rescue you.

  2. 902
    Laura Schaefer says:

    “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

  3. 903
    Betty W says:

    Betty, Soddy Daisy, TN

    “For I know the plans I have for you” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”

    Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV)

  4. 904
    Sepik-meri Katie says:

    Blessed are those whose strength is in you in whose heart are the highways to Zion. As they go through the valley of Baca they make it a place of springs; the early rain also covers it with pools. They go from strength to strength until each one appears before God in Zion.

    Psalm 84:5-7 ESV

  5. 905
    Tammy, Atlanta says:

    Praise “Unto Him that is able to keep you from falling and to present you faultless before the presence of His glory with exceeding joy.” Jude 24 KJ

  6. 906
    Cathy says:

    Cathy, Walton, IN

    “So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be discouraged, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” Isaiah 41:10 NIV

  7. 907
    Crystal says:

    Crystal, Columbia The Lord says, “I will guide you along the best pathway for your life. I will advise you and watch over you.” Psalm 32:8 NLT

  8. 908
    Shaminder says:


    Remember this! He led His people out singing for joy; His chosen people marched, singing their hearts out!
    He made them a gift of the country they entered, helped them seize the wealth of the nations So they could do everything He told them-could follow His instructions to the letter. Hallelujah!
    Psalm 105:43-45

  9. 909
    Melissa says:

    Melissa, Thompsons Station, TN.

    “Everything is permissible for me,” but not everything is helpful. “Everything is permissible for me,” but I will not be brought under the control of anything.

    1 Corinthians 6:12

  10. 910
    Cara Gabrielse says:

    Cara, Highlands Ranch: Colossians 4:5-6 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. NIV

  11. 911
    Tess says:

    Cartersville, GA

    John 11:40 NIV

    “Then Jesus said, ‘Did I not tell you that if you believed, you would see the glory of God’.”

  12. 912
    Eleanor says:

    Memphis, TN
    Psalm 62:7-8 NIV
    My salvation and my honor depend on God. He is my mighty rock, my refuge. Trust in Him at all times, O people, pour out your hearts to Him, for God is our refuge.

  13. 913
    Rhonda says:

    Rhonda, Tampa
    Those who know your name trust in you, for you, LORD, have never forsaken those who seek you. Psalms 9:10 NIV

  14. 914
    Erika Nall says:

    Erika, St. Maries: “Who dares accuse us whom God has chosen for his own? Will God? No! He is the one who has given us right standing with himself. Who then will condemn us? Will Christ Jesus? No, for he is the one who died for us and was raised to life for us and is sitting at the place of highest honor next to God, pleading for us.” Romans 8:33-34 NLT (for the month of April)

    Thanks for the encouragement Beth. I was really struggling today, thinking if I should just stop and lay the verses cards down because this month has been crazy. Instead, I’ve decided to pick them back up and keep pressin’ on.

  15. 915
    Olda says:

    “Though the mountains be shaken and the hills be removed, yet my unfailing love for you will not be shaken nor my covenant of peace be removed,” says the LORD, who has compassion on you.”

    Isaiah 54:10 (NIV)

  16. 916
    Lahna Wheeler says:

    Lahna, Burkburnett: Psalm 50:15 Call upon me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you shall glorify me. NKJS

  17. 917
    LaShay says:

    LaShay from Saltillo, MS – “Show me your ways, O Lord, teach me your paths; guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God my Savior, and my hope is in you all day long.” Psalm 25: 4,5 (NIV)

  18. 918
    Julie says:

    Julie – Wentzville, MO

    “You satisfy me more than the richest feast. I will praise you with songs of joy.”
    Psalm 63:5 NLT

  19. 919

    1 CHRONICLES 16:11 NIV

  20. 920
    Dawn says:

    Dawn, London, UK

    Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is-his good, pleasing and perfect will.

    Romans 12:2 NIV

  21. 921
    Kristina says:

    Kristina, Frisco TX. ~~
    “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self control. Against such things there is no law” Galatians 5:22

  22. 922
    Billie says:

    Billie, Kailua-Kona

    “Thank you! Everything in me says “Thank you!” Angels listen as I sing my thanks.”
    Psalm 138:1 (The Message)

  23. 923
    Pat S. says:

    Pat S. Lago Vista, TX
    “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

  24. 924
    Jean Schlosser says:

    Jean Schlosser, Rubicon, WI Psalm 40:8 NIV

    I desire to do your will, O my God; your law is
    within my heart.

  25. 925
    Mona - Rome, GA says:

    Hadn’t a clue about Verse #8 until I read yours. I believe I will join you Beth.

    Isaiah 30:18 (NIV)
    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!

  26. 926
    Heather says:

    I will search for the lost and bring back the strays. I will bind up the injured and strengthen the week.

    Ezekiel 34:16 NIV

  27. 927
    Glenna says:

    Glenna, Cumberland House, SK – “And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him” Colossians 3:17

  28. 928
    Shelley Christensen says:

    Shelley, Haslet, TX
    Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of God. Matthew 5:3 NIV

  29. 929
    Martha Pritchard says:

    Martha / Albertville,AL /
    3But thou, O LORD, art a shield for me; my glory, and the lifter up of mine head.

    4I cried unto the LORD with my voice, and he heard me out of his holy hill. Selah. Psalm 3:3-4 (King James Version)

  30. 930
    Carisa says:

    Carisa, Hillsboro, KS:

    But as for me, I will always have hope. I will priase you more and more. Psalm 71:14 NIV

  31. 931
    Andrea says:

    Andrea, Louisville
    “You will keep in perfect peace
    those whose minds are steadfast,
    because they trust in you.”
    Isaiah 26:3

  32. 932
    Melissa Smith says:

    Melissa, Houston, TX – “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)

  33. 933
    Jana I. says:

    Jana, San Angelo, TX. Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.” John 14:6 English Standard Version

  34. 934
    Corinne says:

    James 1:16 Do not be deceived, my beloved. (NRSV)

    Corinne in Chehalis, Washington

  35. 935
    Kristi says:

    1 Thessalonians 5:16-18
    Be joyful always; pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus

    Kristi, mobile Alabama

  36. 936
    Kristen says:

    Kristen, 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

    So needed this word!!

  37. 937
    Erica says:

    Erica, Amman, Jordan
    “The mystery is that people who have never heard of God and those who have heard of Him all their lives (what I’ve been calling outsiders and insiders) stand on the same ground before God. They get the same offer, same help, same promises in Christ Jesus. The Message is welcoming and accessible to everyone, across the board.”
    -Ephesians 3:6

  38. 938
    Holly says:

     ” I bless you every time I take a breath;
          My arms wave like banners of praise to you. ”
    Psalm 63:4

    Geita, Tanzania

  39. 939
    Darcy says:

    Darcy, Houston “Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the Lord our God.” Psalm 20:7 NIV

  40. 940
    natalie says:

    “let no corrupt talk come out of your mouths, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers.” ephesians 4:29 (esv)

  41. 941
    Pam says:

    Pam – Hamilton, OH

    For the Lord Himself shall descend ferom heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel and the trump of
    God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first. I Thes. 4:16 (KJV)

  42. 942
    Marrissa says:

    Marrissa, Orlando
    Romans 8:28
    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.

  43. 943
    Amy in Perkasie, PA says:

    A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. – Proverbs 15:1 NIV

  44. 944
    Sarah says:

    “Do everything without complaining or arguing”

    Philippians 2:14 NIV

    Sarah Jenkins
    Bancroft, Ontario

  45. 945
    Elaine Kiley says:

    Elaine Kiley~Marietta,GA
    NIV Is. 25:1
    “O Lord, I will honor and praise your name, for you are my God! You do such wonderful things! You planned them long ago, and now you have accomplished them.”

  46. 946
    Marie says:

    Marie, Post Falls, Idaho:

    “The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.” – John 1:5

  47. 947
    Karie Cowden says:

    Karie, Phoenix

    Delight yourself in the Lord; and He will give you the desires of your heart.

    Psalm 37:4 NIV

  48. 948
    val in KY says:

    Valerie, Louisville KY
    Is.30:15 NIV. This is what the sovereign lord, the holy one of Israel says, in repentance and rest is your salvation, in quietness and trust is your strength.

  49. 949
    Kara C says:

    Kara C Aurora, Il
    Isaiah 53:5-6 (NIV) But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was on him, and by his wounds we are healed. We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to our own way; and the Lord has laid on him the iniquity of us all.

  50. 950
    Brandy says:

    Brandy, San Angelo, TX Philippians 4:8 “And now, dear brothers and sisters, one final thing. Fix your thoughts on what is true, and honorable, and right, and pure, and lovely, and admirable. Think about things that are excellent and worthy of praise.” New Living Translation

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