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. 2251
    Stephanie says:

    Stephanie; Ogden; Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men.; Colossians 3:23; NIV

  2. 2252
    Brenda Dobrick says:

    Brenda, Raleigh
    As for Me says the Lord this is My covenant with them: My Spirit who is upon you and My words which I have put in your mouth, shall not depart from your mouth, nor from the mouth of your descendants, nor from the mouth of your descendants’ descendants says the Lord, from this time and forevermore.

    Isaiah 59:21

  3. 2253
    Mary Jane says:

    Mary Jane, Troy, KS and Cindy, King City, MO:

    “Everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted” Luke 18:14b NIV

  4. 2254
    Stephanie says:

    Stephanie, Fruita, CO

    Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. Colossians 3:12 NIV

  5. 2255
    rlh says:

    erie, pa ” Yet, he did not waiver through unbelief regarding the promise of God, but was strengthened in his faith and gave glory to God, being fully persuaded that God had power to do what he had promised.” Rom4:20-21

  6. 2256
    Mar Jo says:

    Mar Jo, The Woodlands, 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

  7. 2257
    Cindy Kircher says:

    Cindy, Clarksville TN For the LORD gives wisdom;
    from his mouth come knowledge and understanding.
    Proverbs 2:6 NIV

  8. 2258
    Nancy says:

    Nancy, Denver
    “Therefore, my dear brothers, stand firm.
    Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain.”
    I Cor. 15:58 NIV

  9. 2259
    Alicia says:

    Alicia in Great Lakes, IL

    If you love those who love you, what reward will you get? Are not even the tax collectors doing that?

    Matthew 5:45 NIV

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      Alicia says:

      Alicia of Great Lakes, IL

      If you love those who love you, what reward will you get? Are not even the tax collectors doing that?

      Matthew 5:46 NIV

  10. 2260
    Eileen says:

    And my God will meet all your needs according to his glorious riches in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:19

  11. 2261
    Annette Baal says:

    Annette, Toronto ON
    John 7:38 He who believes in Me, as the Scripture has said, out of his heart will flow rivers of living water. NKJV

  12. 2262
    Neita McGowan says:

    psalms 61:3. For you have been my refuge, a strong tower against the foe.

  13. 2263
    Carla Holtz says:

    Carla, Coweta. “No power in the sky above or in the earth below-indeed, nothing in all creation will ever be able to separate us from the love of God that is revealed in Christ Jesus our Lord.” Romans 8:39 NLT

  14. 2264
    KiKi 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)
    Kristin, Clearwater, FL

  15. 2265
    Gina Brockman says:

    Gina – Kingwood, TX.
    Galatians 5:25 (NASB)
    If we live by the spirit, let us also walk by the spirit.

  16. 2266
    becky says:

    Becky, Springfield

    Romans 15:5-6 (New International Version)

    5 May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you the same attitude of mind toward each other that Christ Jesus had, 6 so that with one mind and one voice you may glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.

  17. 2267
    Susan B. says:

    Susan, Chapin, SC
    The Lord is gracious and righteous;
    our God is full of compassion.
    The Lord protects the simplehearted;
    when I was in great need, he saved me.
    Psalm 116:5-6 NIV

  18. 2268
    Beth Thomas says:

    Beth, Mt. Holly, NC

    “The mind of sinful man is death, but the mind controlled by the Spirit is life and peace.” Romans 8:6 NIV

  19. 2269
    Colleen says:

    Psalm 63:5
    You satisfy me as with rich food;
    my mouth will praise You with joyful lips (HCSB)

    Calgary, Canada

  20. 2270
    Cheryl says:

    Cheryl in Fairhope -“I keep asking that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, may give you the Spirit of wisdom and revelation, so that you may know Him better.” Ephesians 1:17 (NIV)

  21. 2271
    Gayle Mason says:

    Wilmette, IL
    Romans 10:13 – For everone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved. NLT

  22. 2272
    Sharoni says:

    Sharoni, Houston. “Be generous with the different things GOD gave you, passing them around so all get in on it: if words, let it be GOD’s words, if help, let it be GOD’s hearty help.” I Peter 4:10, The Message

  23. 2273
    Charlene, Stuart, FL says:

    Isaiah 11:3 ESV
    “And his delight shall be in the fear of the Lord. He shall not judge by what his eyes see, or decide disputes by what his ears hear”

  24. 2274
    Karen says:

    Karen- Cookeville, TN. James 1:6 NKJV
    But let him ask in faith, with no doubting, for he who doubts is like a wave of the sea driven and tossed by the wind.

  25. 2275
    Rhonda L says:

    Rhonda, Bolivar MO.
    Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him. James 1:12

  26. 2276
    DeLynda says:

    Abilene, Tx
    Thinking about heaven: I saw heaven standing open and there before me was a white horse, whose rider is called Faithful and True. With justice he judges and makes war. Revelation 19:11

  27. 2277
    Laura says:

    Laura ~ Saskatchewan, CAN

    “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.”

    Colossians 3:23&24 (NIV)

  28. 2278
    debra pryor says:

    debra, sulphur springs; ” Jesus said to him, I am the way the truth, and the life. No man comes to the Father except through me.” (v 1 Let not your heart be troubled you believe in God believe also in me.)John 14:6/1 NKJV

  29. 2279
    Elaine says:

    Elaine, Maryland: From the fullness of His grace we have all received one blessing after another.
    John 1:16 NIV

  30. 2280
    Sarah says:

    Sarah, Little Rock
    “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.”
    Philippians 4:8 NLT

  31. 2281
    Jennifer B says:

    Jennifer B, Plano, TX
    Isaiah 30:18 (NIV)
    18 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!

  32. 2282
    Lindsey Gump says:

    From Fontana, CA
    “You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart” – Jeremiah 29:13 (NIV)

  33. 2283
    Tara says:

    Tara, Monett MO
    Be on guard. Stand firm in the faith. Be courageous. Be strong.~1 Corinthians 16:13 NLT

  34. 2284
    Vicki says:

    Vicki–Burton, MI

    “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

  35. 2285
    Kendell Simms says:

    Kendell, Omaha: “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

  36. 2286

    ~Melanie – Tulsa
    Therefore, God’s chosen ones, holy and loved, put on heartfelt compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. Colossians 3:12 Holman CSB

    The Lord God is like the sun that gives us light. He is like a shield that keeps us safe. Psalm 84:11 NIRV

  37. 2287
    Lynn Miller says:

    Lynn, Lubbock. “For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through the endurance taught in the Scriptures and the encouragement they provide we might have hope.” Romans 15:4 (NIV)

  38. 2288
    Donna says:

    Donna Kirkland, Wa

    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.”

  39. 2289
    Kem says:

    Kem, Memphis
    Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous, be strong.
    1 Corinthians 16:13

  40. 2290
    Jana says:

    Jana, Port Byron
    Matthew 5:16 “Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in Heaven.” NKJ

  41. 2291
    Margie Smallman says:

    Margie, Medina, Ohio~

    Jeremiah 17:7-8

    “But blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, whose confidence is in Him.
    He will be like a tree planted by the water that sends out its roots by the stream.
    It does not fear when heat comes; its leaves are always green.
    It has no worries in a year of drought and never fails to bear fruit.”

  42. 2292
    Tisha says:

    Tisha, Pilot Mtn, NC
    “But my eyes are fixed on you, O Sovereign LORD; in you I take refuge-do not give me over to death.” Psalm 141:8 NIV

  43. 2293
    Sue says:

    Sue, Carmel, Praise the Lord, I tell myself; with my whole heart, I will praise his holy name. Ps 103:1 NLT

  44. 2294
    Amber says:

    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!”

    Florence, Ky

  45. 2295
    Kimberly says:

    Kimberly, Circleville OH: Therefore, brothers and sisters, we have an obligation — but it is not to the flesh, to live according to it. For if you live according to the flesh, you will die; but if by the Spirit you put to death the misdeeds of the body, you will live. Romans 8:12-13 NIV

    Grace, Circleville OH: Jesus wept. John 11:35 NIV

    Bev, Ironton OH: Not that I speak in regard to need, for I have learned in whatever state I am, to be content… Philippians 4:11 NKJ

  46. 2296
    Peggy Flecker says:

    NIV 1 John 3:18
    Dear Children, let us not love with words or tongue but with actions and in truth.

  47. 2297
    Cathy Reineke says:

    Cathy, Orofino, ID.
    And we who with unveiled faces all reflect the LORD’S glory are being transformed into His likeness with ever-increasing glory which comes from the LORD who is the SPIRIT. 11Cor.3:18NIV

  48. 2298
    Martha Helen says:

    Came across this verse the other day and need it so. Needing a BIG God, so much bigger than I have known Him to be thus far. My husband is battling an addiction to pornography and it is killing us, killing me. It is debilitating. Need prayer, if anyone reads this and wants to pray for us. I need to believe that at the end of this..

    “All flesh shall know that I, the LORD, am your Savior,
    and your Redeemer, the Mighty One of Jacob.”
    Isaiah 49:26b (NKJV)

    Asheville, NC

  49. 2299
    Lisa says:

    Worship the Lord in the splendor of his holiness; tremble before him, all the earth.” Ps. 96:9

  50. 2300
    Bridget (strong butterfly) says:

    Bridget, Phoenix, AZ
    Isaiah 30:15a, 18 NKVJ
    15 For thus says the Lord God, the Holy One of Israel:
    “In returning and rest you shall be saved;
    In quietness and confidence shall by your strength.”

    18 Therefore the Lord will wait, that He may be gracious to you;
    And therefore He will be exalted, that He may have mercy on you.
    For the Lord is a God of justice; blessed are all those who wait for Him.

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