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. 2201
    Julie West says:

    Julie Boone NC
    II Cor 11:3
    But I am afraid
    that just as Eve was deceived by the serpent’s cunning,
    your minds may somehow be led astray
    from your sincere and pure devotion to Christ.

  2. 2202
    Jennifer says:

    Jennifer, Cleveland. Got behind and didn’t post on April 1st, so two this time…

    “So we say with confidence, ‘The Lord is my helper, I will not be afraid. What can man do to me?'” Hebrews 13:16 NIV


    “Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them; for the Lord your God goes with you; He will never leave you nor forsake you.” Deuteronomy 31:6 NIV

  3. 2203
    Mary says:

    Mary, Chattanooga – Philippians 3:10
    I want to know Christ, to know the power of his resurrection and participation in his sufferings, becoming like him in his death,

  4. 2204
    Jodene Shaw says:

    White Owl, SD
    Be at rest once more, O my soul, for the LORD has been good to you. Psalm 116:7 (NIV)

  5. 2205
    Barbara Menefee says:

    Barbara, Prospect, KY: “For the entire law is fulfilled in keeping this one command: “Love your neighbor as yourself.” Galatians 5:14 NIV

  6. 2206
    Adele-Alys says:

    Adele-Alys from Matthews, NC : Yahweh, you have given more joy to my heart than others ever knew, for all their corn and wine. Psalm 4:7 Jerusalem Bible

  7. 2207
    Ali Weaver says:

    Ali, Pelzer, SC

    Why are you sleeping? He asked them. Get up and pray so that you will not fall into temptation.
    Luke 22:46

  8. 2208
    Sue M in Grand Rapids, MI says:

    Sue in Grand Rapids

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

    James 1:17 NIV

  9. 2209
    Kimberly says:

    Kimberly- Prosper, TX
    Colossians 3:17 NIV
    And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to the Father through him.

  10. 2210
    J R says:

    Am I too late??
    Jessica, Katy, Tx,
    ‘And whatever you do, do it heartily, as to the Lord and not to men.’ Colossians 3:23 NKJ

  11. 2211
    Alisa says:

    Sorry I am late, we had a tornado in our town yesterday.

    Alisa in Clinton, MS

    Jesus said to them, “Is this not the reason you are mistaken, that you do not understand the Scriptures or the power of God?

    Mark 12:24 NASB

  12. 2212
    Ann says:

    Ann from Abilene
    “In this same way the holy women who lived long ago and followed God made themselves beautiful, yielding to their own husbands. Sarah obeyed Abraham, her husband, and called him her master. And you women are true children of Sarah if you always do what is right and are not afraid.”
    1 Peter 3:5 & 6 (NCV)

  13. 2213
    Libby J says:

    Libby, Littleton, CO: Isaiah 55:11 ESV – …So shall my word be that goes out from my mouth; it shall not return to me empty, but it shall accomplish that which I purpose…”

  14. 2214
    Katie says:

    Katie, Marion, IA
    “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. 2215
    Susan says:

    Susan-Sheridan Arkansas
    Yes, Lord, walking in the way of your laws, we wait for you; your name and renown are the desires of our hearts! Isaiah 26:8 (NIV)

  16. 2216
    Rebecca says:

    “He must become greater;I must become less.” NIV John 3:30

  17. 2217
    Laura says:

    Laura, Denver

    Blessed are those who mourn for they shall be comforted.

    Matthew 5:4

  18. 2218
    Barbara Menefee says:

    Okay, I had chosen a different verse, but after reading Beth’s I changed my mind!! Barbara, Prospect, KY: “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.

  19. 2219
    Sarah says:

    Sarah – Lufkin
    “Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. Seek his will in all you do, and he will direct your path.”
    Proverbs 3:5-6, NLT

  20. 2220
    Alisha says:

    Make a joyful noise unto the LORD, all ye lands.
    2 Serve the LORD with gladness: come before his presence with singing.
    3 Know ye that the LORD he is God: it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture.
    4 Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise: be thankful unto him, and bless his name.
    5 For the LORD is good; his mercy is everlasting; and his truth endureth to all generations.
    Psalms 100(KJV)

  21. 2221
    Deanna Collins says:

    Deanna – Frisco, TX – Psalm 27:1 (NIV) – Psalms 27:1
    The Lord is my light and my salvation – whom shall I fear?
    The Lord is the stronghold of my life–of whom shall I be afraid?

  22. 2222
    Dawn Leopard says:

    Dawn, Aiken…Now faith is being sure of what we hoope for and certain of what we do not see. Heb.11:1 NIV

  23. 2223
    Laura says:

    Laura, Mason, OH

    Psalm 5:11 (NIV)

    “But let all who take refuge in you be glad; let them ever sing for joy. Spread your protection over them, that those who love your name may rejoice in you.”

  24. 2224
    Linda Unruh says:

    Now to Him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to His power that is at work within us, to Him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, foever and ever! Eph 3:20 NIV

  25. 2225
    Michele says:

    Michele, Weber City, Virginia

    Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; you were bought with a price.
    Therefore honor God with your body.

    1Corinthians 6:19

  26. 2226
    Jen L. says:

    “Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord forever.” – Psalm 23:4-6

    Jen L. in Roanoke, VA

  27. 2227
    Nan Barry says:

    Nan, Coppell, TX
    “I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing.”

    John 15:6, NKJV

  28. 2228
    Suzanne Yoh says:

    Suzanne, Charlotte NC Ecclesiastes 3:1 ESV
    For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven…

  29. 2229
    MiChal says:

    MiChal, College Station TX

    “But those who wait upon God get fresh strength. They spread their wings and soar like eagles. They run and don’t get tired, they walk and don’t lag behind.”

    Isaiah 40:31, The Message

  30. 2230
    Tracy Bowen says:

    Tracy, Hobe Sound, FL “What marvelous love the Father has extended to us! Just look at it- we’re called the children of God. That’s who we really are.” 1 John 3:11a The Message

  31. 2231
    Audra Napp says:

    For God alone my soul waits in silence; from hime comes my salvaton, He only is my rock and my salvation, my fortress; I shall not be greatly shaken. Psalm 62:1-2 ESV

    In memory of Torri Dean August 25 1994-November 27 2010

  32. 2232
    Priscilla Woodward says:

    Priscilla, Mesa, Arizona

    This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to His will, he hears us. And if we know that He hears us – whatever we ask- we know that we have what we asked of Him.

    1 John 5: 14-15

  33. 2233
    Evie says:

    Cedar Creek TX

    Ecclessiastics 7:9

    Be not quick in your Spirit to become angry for anger lodges in the bosom of fools.

  34. 2234
    Linda Unruh says:

    Now to Him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to His power that is at work within us,to Him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations forever and ever! Amen
    Ephesians 3:20 NIV

  35. 2235
    Kristin says:

    Kristin, Carlsbad, CA

    “I have told you these things so that in me you may have peace. In this world you may have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” John 16:33 (NIV)

  36. 2236
    Marla says:

    Marla, Lame Deer, MT

    Romans 8:1 Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. NIV

  37. 2237
    laura says:

    laura, burbank
    Proverbs 28:13 (NKJV)

    He who covers his sins will not prosper, but whoever confesses and forsakes them will have mercy.

  38. 2238
    becky says:

    Becky – Tacoma, WA John 3:16 NIV
    “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.”

  39. 2239
    Faith says:

    Eau Claire, WI

    Psalm 34:8 NIV
    Taste and see that the LORD is good;
    blessed is the one who takes refuge in Him.

  40. 2240
    Kiana Lea says:

    Kiana Lea – Austin
    “For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.” Romans 8:38-39 NIV

  41. 2241
    Betty says:

    Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding. Proverbs 3:5

  42. 2242
    Diane Trail says:

    Diane, Cambridge-Narrows, NB, Canada

    Jude 24,25 (KJV) Now unto him that is able to keep you from falling, and to present you faultless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy, To the only wise God our Saviour, be glory and majesty, dominion and power, both now and ever. Amen.

  43. 2243
    Kelly says:

    Kelly (Greer, SC)
    “It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery.” -Gal 5:1 (NIV)

  44. 2244
    Brandi Luiz says:

    Brandi, Roseburg, OR 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
    THanks Beth! :~)

  45. 2245
    Jocelyn says:

    Jocelyn (Greer, SC)
    “There is no one holy like the Lord; there is no one besides you; there is no Rock like our God.” 1 Samuel 2:2

  46. 2246
    Becca says:

    Becca Surprise, AZ

    For it is by Grace you have been saved, through faith.
    And this is not from yourselves, it is a gift from God.

    Ephesians 2:8 NIV

  47. 2247
    Katie says:

    Frisco, Texas
    “No man can redeem the life of another or give God a ransom for him.”
    Psalm 49:7

  48. 2248
    Amy says:

    Amy, Cleveland – “I lift my eyes to the hills, Where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth.” Psalm 121:1-3, ESV

  49. 2249
    Jennie says:

    Jennie, Johnson City, TN
    “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

  50. 2250
    Kay says:

    Kay, Everett And His name will be the hope of all the world. Matt. 12:21
    NLT Bible

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