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. 2050
    Dixie Rochester says:

    Dixie Rochester, Alice Texas. “Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful.” Hebrews 10:23 NIV

  2. 2051
    judy says:

    Judy, Oswego, NY

    ‘Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you. I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.’

    Isaiah 41:10 ESV

  3. 2052
    Glory Hicks says:

    Glory Hicks, Mt.Enterprise, Texas. “Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful.” Hebrews 10:23 NIV

  4. 2053
    Diane says:

    Diane, Cary NC and Naperville IL

    I’ll be memorizing Psalm 100 over the next couple of months. Starting today with Verse 1.

    Psalm 100:1 (NIV)
    Shout for joy to the LORD, all the Earth.

  5. 2054

    “But I will hope continually,
    And will praise You yet more and more.
    My mouth shall tell of Your righteousness
    And Your salvation all the day,
    For I do not know their limits.” Psalm 71:14-15 NKJV

  6. 2055
    Pamela Sue says:

    Pamela Sue Palm Bay, Florida 🙂

    Bless the LORD, O my soul;
    And all that is within me, bless His holy name!
    Bless the LORD, O my soul,
    And forget not all His benefits:
    Who forgives all your iniquities,
    Who heals all your diseases,
    Who redeems your life from destruction,
    Who crowns you with lovingkindness and tender mercies,
    Who satisfies your mouth with good things,
    So that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s.

    Psalm 103:1-5 NKJV

    ***Also posting my verse for May 1, because I will be away on a cruise celebrating my 30th wedding anniversary,
    Lord willing!***

    “And I am certain that God, who began the good work within you, will continue his work until it is finally finished on the day when Christ Jesus returns.”

    Philippians 1:6 NLT

  7. 2056
    Robin in New Jersey says:

    Robin, Landing, NJ

    “Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report: if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.”
    Philippians 4:8 KJV

  8. 2057
    Summer says:

    Summer C
    Fuquay Varina, NC

    Psalm 3:3
    But You, O LORD, are a shield about me, My glory and the One who lifts my head.

    Sorry I’m late! We’re on a ladies’ retreat in Boone! :o)

  9. 2058
    Beth says:

    Mt. 11:28
    Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.


  10. 2059
    Lisa says:

    Lisa; Greenville, SC.

    “How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of those who bring good news, who proclaim peace, who bring good tidings, who proclaim salvation.” Isaiah 52:7 (NIV)

  11. 2060
    Sondra says:

    Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me ~ Psalm 51:10 NIV

  12. 2061
    SandyT/kc says:

    “Blessed is a man who perseveres under trial, for once he has been approved (passed the test!!), he will receive the crown of life, which The Lord has promised to those who love Him.” James 1:12 NASB

  13. 2062
    Lisa says:

    1 Samuel 16:7
    The LORD does not look at the things man looks at. Man looks at the outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart.

    New York

  14. 2063
    Kim, Stone Ridge, VA says:

    “Come near to God and he will come near to you”
    James 4:8 NIV

  15. 2064
    Amy, Easley says:

    Eph. 4:32 KJV – “And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you.”

  16. 2065
    Susan says:

    Susan, Canton, Mi
    “I am the vine; you are the branches. If a man remains in me and I in him, he will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing.” John 15:5 NIV

  17. 2066
    Mildred Kovac says:

    Mildred, Mer Rouge,LA, Now Faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see.

    Hebrews 11:1 NIV

  18. 2067
    Melanie says:

    Melanie – Lebanon, KS

    Romans 12:2

    Do not be conformed to this world – fashioned after and adapted to its external, superficial customs – but be transformed by the ENTIRE renewing of your mind (by its new ideals and its new attitude) so that you may prove for yourselves what is the good and acceptable and perfect will of God – even the thing which is good & acceptable & perfect in His sight for you.

  19. 2068
    Gillian says:

    Gillian, Oshawa, Canada “The LORD himself goes before you and will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged”
    Dueteronomy 31:8 NIV

  20. 2069
    Annie says:

    Annie, Alabama

    Find rest, O my soul, in God alone; my hope comes from Him. He alone is my rock and my salvation; He is my fortress, I will not be shaken. My salvation and my honor depend on God; He is my mighty rock, my refuge.
    Psalm 62:5-7 (NIV)

  21. 2070
    Shannon H. says:

    Shannon, Indiana, NIV

    Everything is permissible for me but not everything is beneficial. Everything is permissible for me, but I will not be mastered by anything” I Cor 6:12

  22. 2071
    Marcia says:

    Marcia, Grand Rapids, MI – “He was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was upon him, and by his wounds we are healed.” Isaiah 53:5 NIV

  23. 2072
    Lindsay says:

    Central, SC: ” 15 Do not love the world or anything in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. 16 For everything in the world—the cravings of sinful man, the lust of his eyes and the boasting of what he has and does—comes not from the Father but from the world. 17 The world and its desires pass away, but the man who does the will of God lives forever.” ~ 1 John 2:15-17, NIV 1984 Edition.

  24. 2073
    amybhill says:

    May God himself, the God of peace, sanctify you through and through. May your whole spirit, soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. 1 Thessalonians 5:23, NIV

  25. 2074
    Amy Thomas says:

    Amy, Norfolk, MA

    Psalm 61: 1-3

    “Hear my cry, O God: listen to my prayer. From the ends of the earth I call to you. I call as my heart grows faint; lead me to the rock that is higher than I. For you have been my refuge, a strong tower against the foe.”

  26. 2075
    Stacy Felkins says:

    “And you, who were once alienated and hostile in mind, doing evil deeds, he has now reconciled in his body of flesh by his death, in order to present you holy and blameless and above reproach before him,……”. Colossians 1:21-22 ESV

  27. 2076
    Stacy Kraft says:

    Be not rash with thy mouth, and let not thine heart be hasty to utter [any] thing before God: for God [is] in heaven, and thou upon earth: therefore let thy words be few. Ecc 5:2 KJV

  28. 2077
    Lynn says:

    “Let me tell you why you are here. You’re here to be salt-seasoning that brings out the God-flavors of this earth. If you lose your saltiness, how will people taste godliness?”

    Matthew 5:13 msg

    Rochelle, GA

  29. 2078
    Helen says:

    Helen, Broxton, GA
    He was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was upon him, and by his wounds we are healed. Isaiah 53:5 NIV

  30. 2079
    Rachel says:

    Rachel, New Castle, Is 25:1 NIV “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”

  31. 2080
    Cynthia Ellsworth says:

    Cynthia, Russellville
    Colossians 1:17 NIV
    “He is before all things, and in Him all things hold together.”

  32. 2081
    Annemarie Tuccillo says:

    Annemarie, Thompsons Station, Tn. I would not forget you! See, I have written your name on the palms of my hands. Isaiah 49:15-16 NLT

  33. 2082
    Hanni says:

    Hanni, Warsaw IN:

    And without faith it is impossible to please Him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that He exists and that He rewards those who seek him. (Hebrews 11:6, ESV)

  34. 2083
    Leanne says:

    Leanne, TN
    Poverbs 12:18
    “The words of the reckless pierce like swords,
    but the tongue of the wise brings healing.”

  35. 2084
    Amy Flatt says:

    Amy, Tampa, Job 1:21 NIV, “The LORD gave and the LORD has taken away; may the name of the LORD be praised.”

  36. 2085
    God's not-so-little Dutch girl says:

    Joan, Portage

    Psalm 139 NIV-in sign language. Didn’t want to take up too much space,so I am just putting the address this time. Have a great week, Siestas!

  37. 2086
    janet scott says:

    Janet, Fuquay Varina, NC
    1 Peter 2: 23-25, NIV
    When they hurled their insults at him, he did not retaliate; when he suffered, he made no threats. Instead, he entrusted himself to him who judges justly. He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, so that we might dies to sin and live for righteousness; by his wounds you have been healed. For you were like sheep going astray, but now you have returned to the Shepherd and Overseer of your souls. (!!!)

  38. 2087
    Melissa says:

    Melissa Vevay, IN
    …in all these things we overwhelmingly conquer through Him who loved us. Romans 8:37 NASB

  39. 2088
    Michelle, Lutz, FL says:

    Matthews 6:21

    “For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” NIV

  40. 2089
    Earlene says:

    Earlene, Wisconsin: “Listen, you kings,Pay attention you mighty rulers. For I will sing of the Lord, I will lift up my song to the Lord, God of Israel.” NLT Judges 5:3

  41. 2090
    Susan Norris says:

    “The grass withers, and the flowers fade, but the word of God remains forever.” Isaish 40:8

  42. 2091
    Judy says:

    Judy – Louisville

    2 Corinthians 5:9 (New International Version, ©2011)

    9 So we make it our goal to please him, whether we are at home in the body or away from it.

  43. 2092
    Brandy Fox says:

    Brandy, Siloam Springs, AR
    Above all, fear the Lord and worship Him faithfully with all your heart, considering the great things He has done for you”. 1 Samuel 12:24 HCS

  44. 2093
    Melissa says:

    Melissa, Castle Rock, CO

    Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day.

    2 Cor 4:16 NIV

  45. 2094
    Suzanne Morton says:

    Suzanne, Decatur, Texas

    “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

  46. 2095
    Sue says:

    Sue, Earlysville,VA

    And we know in all things Gods works for the good of those who love Him, who have been called according to His purpose.

    Romans 8:28 NIV

  47. 2096
    Michelle says:

    Michelle – Warsaw, IN

    Isaiah 30:18

    “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!”

    Praise Jesus. This really blessed my heart this morning.

  48. 2097
    Lindsay Pool says:

    Lindsay, Centerton, AR – “Let us then approach the throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need.” Hebrews 4:16

  49. 2098
    Blaine says:

    Blaine, Magnolia:

    “For I fully expect and hope that I will never be ashamed, but that I will continue to be bold for Christ, as I have been in the past. And I trust that my life will bring honor to Christ, whether I live or die.” Philippians 1:20 NLT

  50. 2099
    Holly G says:

    Williamston, SC

    Turn my eyes from worthless things, and give me life through your Word.
    Ps. 119:37 NLT

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