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. 2351
    Lynn says:

    Lynn, Red Deer, AB Canada

    Psalm 16:8 ESV

    “I have set the LORD always before me;
    because He is at my right hand, I shall not be shaken.”

  2. 2352

    Margo, Laramie WY

    I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of Egypt, out of the land of slavery. You shall have no other gods before me.

    Exodus 20:2 NIV

  3. 2353
    Catherine says:

    Catherine,Montgomery. My dear brothers and sisters, be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to get angry.
    James 1:19 NLT

  4. 2354
    Kendall 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


  5. 2355
    Sheryl Coley says:

    Sheryl, Rocky Mount,NC. Romans 4:20-21 NIV Yet he did not waver through unbelief regarding the promise of God, but was strengthened in his faith and gave glory to God, being fully persuaded that God had the power to do what He had promised.

  6. 2356
    Tania Cooper says:

    T. Cooper from Amarillo, Texas.

    You yourselves have seen what I did to Egypt, and how I carried you on eagles’ wings and brought you to myself. Exodus 19:4. NIV 2011

  7. 2357
    Annette says:

    Maplewood, MN

    “For we are God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.”

    Ephesians 2:10 NIV

  8. 2358
    Tina Harrell says:

    Tina, Chesapeake, VA ~ Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went out to a solitary place, where he prayed. Mark 1:35(NIV)

  9. 2359
    Beth says:

    Beth, pearland , tx
    Joel 2:25a KJV
    25 And I will restore to you the years that the locust hath eaten

  10. 2360
    Joyce says:

    Merritt Island, FL
    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. Ephesians 3:20 NIV

  11. 2361
    Brandi says:

    Brandi, Danville, IN
    He will not let (my) foot slip he who watches over (me) will not slumber: indeed, he who watches over Israel will neither slumber nor sleep.
    Psalm 121: 3-4 NIV

  12. 2362
    Fran Harris says:

    Fran, Stedman
    He alone is my rock and my salvation; He is my fortress, I will not be shaken.
    Psalm 62:6 NIV

  13. 2363
    jeanette talbott says:

    “The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make his face shine upon you and be gracious to you; the Lord turn his face toward you and give you peace.” Numbers 6:24-26 Jeanette, Danville, Virginia

  14. 2364
    Sally Thomas says:

    Refrain from anger and turn from wrath; do not fret-it only leads to evil. For evil men will be cut off, but those who hope in the Lord will inherit the land.
    Psalm 37:8,9 NIV

  15. 2365
    Peggy Noe says:

    Peggy San Diego
    I John 4:21 niv
    And He has given us this command: Whoever loves God must also love his brother.

  16. 2366
    Dee says:

    Dee, Zeeland, MI from NIV:

    Luke 12:32

    “Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father has been pleased to give you the kingdom.”

  17. 2367
    Johanna says:

    Johanna, Carlsbad

    “Yet this I call to mind and therefore I have hope:
    Because of the Lord’s great love, we are not consumed,
    for his compassions never fail. They are new every
    morning; great is your faithfulness. I say to myself,
    ‘The Lord is my portion; therefore I will wait for Him.’ ”

    Lamentations 3:21-24 NIV

  18. 2368
    Laurel Tatum says:

    Lubbock, Texas

    “For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not harm you, plans for hope and a future.” Jeremiah 29:11 NIV

  19. 2369
    Laurie says:

    for it is God who works in you to will and to act according to His good purpose. Philippians 2:13 NIV

  20. 2370
    Kristen says:

    Kristen, Los Angeles, CA

    Many are the plans in a person’s heart,
    but it is the LORD’s purpose that prevails.

    Proverbs 19:21

  21. 2371
    Kathy says:

    Kathy Dow, IL

    You shall love your neighbor as yourself.

    Matthew 22:39 NRSV

  22. 2372
    Alyson says:

    Alyson – Tallahassee
    Philippians 2:13 NLT – For God is working in you, giving you the desire and the power to do what pleases Him.

  23. 2373
    Diane Laxen says:


    O Sovereign LORD, you are God!Your words are trustworthy, and you have promised these good things to your servant.
    2 Samuel 7:28

  24. 2374
    sandra says:

    I will keep watch for you, my strength, because God is my stronghold. PS.59:9 NIV

  25. 2375
    Karie says:

    Glen Allen, VA
    “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)

  26. 2376
    Autumn says:

    Autumn – Foster, KY
    Continuing in Philippians….1:15-
    It is true that some preach Christ out of envy and rivalry, but others out of good will.
    The latter do so in love, knowing that I am put here for the defense of the gospel.
    The former preach Christ out of selfish ambition, not sincerely, supposing that they can stir up trouble for me while I am in chains.
    But what does it matter? The important thing is that in every way, whether from false motives or true, Christ is preached. And because of this I rejoice.

  27. 2377
    Krystle says:

    Krystle, Central Point “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

    Exactly what I was looking for!

  28. 2378
    Sharon says:

    Sharon, San Diego:
    Wake up, sleeper, rise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you. Ephesians 5:14 NIV

  29. 2379
    Angie says:

    Angie, Wilmington, Delaware: My soul is weary with sorrow; strengthen me according to your word. Psalm 119:28(NIV)

  30. 2380
    Ashley, Oklahoma says:

    Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord.
    Psalm 27.14 NIV

  31. 2381
    Amy Storms says:

    Amy Storms
    Santa Clarita, CA

    Psalm 138:2-3 (NIV)
    I will bow down toward your holy temple and will praise your name for your love and your faithfulness, for you have exalted above all things your name and your word. When I called, you answered me; you made me bold and stouthearted.

  32. 2382
    Jennifer W says:

    Jennifer W, Phoenix, AZ
    Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid. John 14:27 NIV

  33. 2383
    Amaris says:

    Goiânia, Goiás, Brasil

    For I am afraid that when I come I may not find you as I want you to be, and you may not find me as you want me to be. I fear that there may be discord, jealousy, fits of rage, selfish ambition, slander, gossip, arrogance and disorder.

    ~ II Corinthians 12:20

    Dear friend, do not imitate what is evil but what is good. Anyone who does what is good is from God. Anyone who does what is evil has not seen God.

    ~ III John 1:11

  34. 2384
    Colleen says:

    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

  35. 2385
    Karin says:

    from Brandon, MS
    “And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do no give up. So then, as we have opportunity, let us do good to everyone, and especially those that are of the household of faith.” Galations 6:9-10, ESV

  36. 2386
    kathryn says:

    Kathryn – Reseda, CA Completing memorization of Paul’s prayer for the Colossians… ‘For He rescued us from the domain of darkness, and transferred us to the kingdom of His beloved Son, in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins.’ Colossians 1:13,14 NASB

  37. 2387

    Melissa Clovis, CA “For I know that my Redeemer lives, and at the last he will stand upon the earth.” (Job 19:25, ESV)

  38. 2388
    Kori says:

    Kori, Independence, KY
    “Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others, faithfully administering God’s grace in it’s various forms. If anyone serves he should do it with the strength God provides. 1 Peter 4:10

  39. 2389

    Esther 4:14, NIV “For if you remain silent at this time, relief and deliverance for the Jews will arise from another place, but you and your father’s family will perish. And who knows but that you have come to your royal position for such a time as this?”

  40. 2390
    Marcy says:

    Marcy, Sandia Park NM But as for me, I will always have hope; I will praise you more and more. Psalm 71:14 NIV

  41. 2391
    Becky says:

    Becky-Cynthiana –
    John 16:33 I have told you these things, so that you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world

  42. 2392
    Jennifer Swift says:

    Jennifer, Oklahoma City, OK

    But He knows the way that I take; when He has tested me, I will come forth as gold.

    Job 8:10

  43. 2393
    Tara says:

    Greensboro, NC

    For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.

    Romans 8:38-39

  44. 2394
    Lisa Bowden says:

    Lisa Bowden
    Jacksonville, FL
    “And you are her children if you do good and do not fear anything that is frightening.”
    1 Peter 3:6b

  45. 2395
    rebecca hardy says:

    Rebecca, Berlin GA
    To know the good you should do and not do it is a sin. James 4:17
    (a few years ago I memorized the book of James and am trying to do it again in addition to these verses)

  46. 2396
    Jamie says:

    Jamie, Provo, UT.
    “He suffered in silence, content to let God set things right.” – 1 Peter 3: 23b (MSG)

  47. 2397
    Meriam says:

    Meriam, Archer, FL
    Keep your eyes open, hold tight to your convictions, give it all you’ve got, be resolute, and love without stopping.
    1 Corinthians 16:13 The Message

  48. 2398
    Jennifer Nichols says:

    agh, bad weather in the south plus two sick kids equals a very busy day… I’m a tad late – “Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see”.

    Hebrews 11:1 NIV

    Jennifer, Nashville, TN

  49. 2399
    April says:

    April, Vermilion

    being fully persuaded that God had power to do what he had promised.

    ~Romans 4:21 (NIV)

  50. 2400
    sarah says:

    Sarah Birmingham , Lambertville, MI

    Psalm 23:6 (NIV)

    Surely goodness and love will follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the LORD forever.

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