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. 2801
    Chrissy Hilliard says:

    Chrissy, Lawrence, KS

    “Jesus said, Father, forgive them, for they know not what they are doing.” Luke 23:34 (NIV)

  2. 2802
    Megan Woodham says:

    Megan, Prattville, Al: “But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peacable, gentle, open to reason, full of mercy and good fruits, impartial and sincere.”
    James 3:17 (ESV)

  3. 2803

    Psalm 119: 133-134 “Establish my footsteps in Thy word, and do not let any iniquity have dominion over me. Redeem me from the oppression of man, that I may keep Thy precepts.”

  4. 2804
    Dana says:

    Dana, Siloam Springs, AR:

    “No eye has seen, no ear has heard, and no mind has imagined what God has prepared for those who love him.” I Corinthians 2:9 (NLT)

  5. 2805
    Shannon says:

    I was at the Little Rock conference and loved it dearly. I was with 15 year old sister who I recently prayed with to ask Christ into her heart and went though some pretty hard stuff for a teenager. Thankful that God spoke to us at the conference.

  6. 2806
    Beth says:

    Beth from Little Rock
    1st Corinthians 1:30 NIV
    It is because of Him that you are in Christ Jesus,
    who has become for me wisdom from God – that is, our righteousness, holiness, and redemption

  7. 2807
    Pat says:

    Pat Las Cruces,NM
    Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. Psalm 51:10 (NIV)

  8. 2808
    Kim says:

    Kim, North Branch, MN 1 John 3:16 NIV This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers.

  9. 2809
    Karen says:

    Karen, Fruit Heights, Utah

    Psalm 34:18 NIV

    The LORD is close to the brokenhearted
    and saves those who are crushed in spirit.

  10. 2810
    Stephanie Loup says:

    Stephanie, Oscar, LA “Those who know their God will display strength and take action” Daniel 11:32 NAS

  11. 2811
    Esther says:

    Esther, Lehigh, FL

    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

  12. 2812
    Katherine , Elgin, MN says:

    He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away. Revelation 21:4 NIV

  13. 2813
    Nancy says:

    Nancy, Moberly, MO, Yet the Lrd longs to be gacious 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

  14. 2814
    The Apple of His Eye says:

    Karen H., Stephenville, TX

    II Timothy 4:5 (NASB)

    But you,
    be sober in all things,
    endure hardship,
    do the work of an evangelist,

  15. 2815
    Diane says:

    Diane, Spring, TX – “If I go away and prepare a place for you, I will come back and receive you to Myself, so that where I am you may be also.” (John 14:3) Holman Christian Standard Bible

  16. 2816
    Ann, Prior Lake, MN says:

    “Love the LORD your GOD with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.” Mark 12:30 NIV

  17. 2817
    Jeanne says:

    Jeanne, Santa Rosa, CA
    He saved us, not because of righteous things we had done, but because of his mercy. He saved us through the washing of rebirth and renewal by the Holy Spirit.
    Titus 3:5 (NIV)

  18. 2818
    Mary, Boston says:

    Even when you are old, I will be the same. Even when your hair has turned gray, I will take care of you. I made you and I will take care of you. I will carry you and save you.
    Is. 46:4

  19. 2819
    Tricia says:

    Tricia, Xenia, OH
    I have set the Lord always before me. Because he is at my right hand, I will not be shaken.
    Ps. 16:8 (NIV)

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    Michelle, North Little Rock, AR

    “Make me to know your ways, O LORD; teach me your paths.
    Lead me in your truth and teach me, for you are the God of my salvation; for you I wait all the day long.” Psalm 25:4-5, ESV

  21. 2821
    Jenn says:

    Frederick, MD
    My flesh and my heart may fail,
    but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.
    Psalm 73:26


  22. 2822
    Connielynn says:

    Connie Windham, Trout, LA
    Psalm 105:1-3 The Message
    Hallelujah! Thank God! Pray to him by name!
    Tell everyone you meet what he has done!
    Sing him songs, belt out hymns,
    translate his wonders into music!
    Honor his holy name with Hallelujahs,
    you who seek God. Live a happy life!

  23. 2823
    Christina says:

    Christina- Fresyes,CA
    “But if Christ is in you, your body is dead because of sin, yet your spirit is alive because of righteousness.”
    Romans 8:10 NIV

  24. 2824
    Aubyn Bauman says:

    Aubyn Bauman, Corinth, TX “So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.”
    2 Corinthians 4:18

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    Vivian says:

    Birmingham, Alabama

    For God called you to do good, even if it means suffering, just as Christ suffered for you. He is your example, and you must follow in his steps.
    I Peter 2:21 NLT

  26. 2826
    Sarah says:

    Same as Beth – Really speaks to me

    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

  27. 2827
    Ellen says:

    Ellen, Columbus

    Proverbs 15:3- The eyes of the Lord are in every place, watching the evil and the good.

  28. 2828
    Holly says:

    Holly, Beaumont, CA. “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.” Lamentations 3:22-23 NIV

  29. 2829
    Sarah says:

    Sarah, St. Paul, MN

    ” 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” Isaiah 25:1 NIV

  30. 2830
    Jeri Cook says:

    Missouri City TX

    “If only for this life we have hope in Christ, we are to be pities more than all men.

    1 Corinthians 15:19

  31. 2831
    Hollie says:

    Mount Vernon, OH

    If any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to him.

    James 1:5, NIV

  32. 2832
    Jeri Cook says:

    Missouri City TX

    “If only for this life we have hope in Christ, we are to be pitied more than all men.

    1 Corinthians 15:19

  33. 2833
    Pat Holycross says:

    2 Corinthians 5:21

    For He made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us,
    that we might become the righteousness of God in Him.

    Pat from Indy NKJV

  34. 2834
    Monica says:

    Monica, Columbus, OH. “Who is it that overcomes the world? Only he who believes that Jesus is the Son of God” – 1 John 5:5 NIV

  35. 2835
    Barb says:

    Barb, Des Moines, IA
    And this I pray, that your love may abound still more and more in real knowledge and all discernment,so that you may approve the things that are excellent, in order to be sincere and blameless until the day of Christ;having been filled with the fruit of righteousness which comes through Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God.
    Philippians 1:9-11
    (third week)

  36. 2836
    Tina says:

    Beth – You will not belive what our sermon was on this morning . . . I’m usually in Children’s Church and don’t get to hear the morning message but today was “craft day” so I was present for the sermon this morning (it has been awhile on Sunday) but our preacher spoke on 2 Timothy chapter 4 – Keeping the Faith and finding your ministry!!! God is wonderful and I’m so thankful to have been in Little Rock to hear your message – I so needed it!!! Thank you and keep up the wonderful work of God!!! Love you Pudin’!!!

  37. 2837
    Nikki Brungard says:

    Richmond, VA

    John 3:30 NIV

    He must become greater, I must become less.

  38. 2838
    Betsy says:

    Betsy, Lincoln Park:

    “We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed.” 2 Corinthians 4:8-9 (NIV)

  39. 2839
    Colleen says:

    Colleen, Conroe

    1 Peter 2:9 NIV

    But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people belonging to God, that you may declare the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His wonderful light.

  40. 2840
    Trechell says:

    Psalm 51:10

    Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me.

    Spring, TX

  41. 2841
    Debi Phillips says:

    Debi, Rock Hill – Let us think of ways to motivate one another to acts of love and good works. Hebrews 10:24 NLT

  42. 2842
    Brenda says:

    Brenda, Greenville sc
    Rev. 12:11 NIV
    They overcame him by the blood of the Lamb and by the Word of their testimony; they did not love their lives so much as to shrink from death.

  43. 2843
    Debby says:

    Debby, Ellicott City, MD “If anyone considers himself religious and yet does not keep a tight rein on his tongue, he deceives himself and his religion is worthless. Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world.” James 1:26-27 NIV

  44. 2844
    Brianna Eilers says:

    Brianna, San Antonio:
    “Finally brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable-if anything is excellent or praiseworthy-think about such things.” Philippians 4:8 NIV

  45. 2845
    Shawna says:

    Shawna in Alabama …”The LORD is good to those who wait for Him, to the soul who seeks Him. It is good that one should wait quietly for the salvation of the LORD.” Lamentations 3:25-26 ESV

  46. 2846
    Di says:

    Di, Cowpens, SC
    “But we have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this all-surpassing power is from God and not from us.”

    2 Corinthians 4:7 NIV

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    Mary says:

    Cedarville, OH

    For thus says the One who is high and lifted up, who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy: “I dwell in the high and holy place, and also with him who is of a contrite and lowly spirit, to revive the spirit of the lowly, and to revive the heart of the contrite.
    Isa 57:15

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    Katherine says:

    Katherine, Shiremanstown, PA

    Don’t use foul or abusive language. Let everything you say be good and helpful, so that your words will be an encouragement to those who hear them. ~Ephesians 4:29 (NLT)

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    kerry says:

    Cape Coral, FL

    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!

  50. 2850
    Brooke says:

    These all look to you, to give them their food in due season. When you give it to them, they gather it up; when you open your hand, they are filled with good things. Psalm 104:27-28 ESV


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