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. 251
    flipflops says:

    Lyn Steriti
    Littleton NH

    “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

  2. 252
    Beverly says:

    Beverly, Pearland, TX
    Without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to Him must believe He exists and that He rewards those who earnestly seek Him.
    Hebrews 11:6 NIV

  3. 253
    Joni says:

    “I tell you,” he replied, “if they keep quiet, the stones will cry out.” Luke 19:40(NIV)

  4. 254
    Summer, Royse City, TX says:

    James 5:13 “Is anyone among you in trouble? Let them pray. Is anyone happy? Let them sing songs of praise.” (NIV)

  5. 255
    Lynn, Pecos, NM says:

    Isaiah 26:3 NLT You will keep in perfect peace, all who trust in you, whose thoughts are fixed on you.

  6. 256
    Martha Ann says:

    Psalm 62:7

    My salvation and my honor depend on God, he is my mighty rock, my refuge.

  7. 257
    Diane says:

    Diane, Killeen, TX: “Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.” Galatians 6:9, TNIV

  8. 258
    Joy says:

    Joy, Fayette, AL

    Who is like you among the gods, O LORD—
    glorious in holiness,
    awesome in splendor,
    performing great wonders?

    Exodus 15:11 (NLT)

  9. 259
    Sharon says:

    San Marcos, TX
    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.

    Phillipians 4:8 King James Version

  10. 260
    Lynette says:

    Lynette, Nashville: So Abram departed as the Lord had spoken to him . . . Genesis 12:4 NI

  11. 261
    Sabrina says:

    Sabrina, Bowling Green KY, 28

    ” Turn my heart toward your statutes and not toward selfish gain.” Ps 119:36

  12. 262
    Karla Williamson says:

    Karla~Sedro-Woolley, WA~Romans 15:5~HCSB
    “Now may the God of endurance and encouragement grant you agreement with one another, according to Christ Jesus, so that you may glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ with a united mind and voice.”

  13. 263
    Missy S says:

    Missy S, Winston-Salem, NC

    “[For my determined purpose is] that I may know him [that I may progressively become more deeply and intimately acquainted with Him, perceiving and recognizing and understanding the wonders of His Person more strongly and more clearly], and that I may in that same way come to know the power outflowing from His resurrection [which it exerts over believers], and that I may so share His sufferings, as to be continually transformed [in spirit into His likeness even] to His death.” ~ Philippians 3:10 (AMP)

  14. 264

    Bridget~ Bloomington,IL

    I am Your servant; give me discernment that I may understand Your statutes.

    Psalm 119:125 NIV

  15. 265
    Leanne says:

    Some trust in chariots and some in horses but we trust in the name of the Lord our God. Psalm 20:7 NIV

  16. 266
    Cassandra says:

    Cassandra Hickory, NC

    Psalm 27:10
    “Though my father and mother forsake me, the Lord will receive me.” (NIV)

    I don’t want to just memorize this verse, I want to believe it in my heart and apply it to my every day! Thanks for the encouragment, Beth! Praying for you!

  17. 267
    Kelly, Bryan, TX says:

    “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in Him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.” Romans 15:13 NIV

  18. 268
    Sahar Smith says:

    Sahar, Gainesville, VA

    You are worthy our Lord and God, to receive glory, and honor and power. For You created all things, and by Your will they were created and have their being.
    Rev. 4:11 NIV

  19. 269
    Andrea says:

    Andrea,Cartersville,GA: “Then Jesus said, Did I not tell you that if you believe, you will see the glory of God?” John 11:40 NIV

  20. 270
    Anita says:

    Anita-Gardner, KS

    “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 those who wait for Him.”

    Is 30:18 (NIV)

  21. 271
    Katie says:

    Katie, Dayton OH

    “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

  22. 272
    Kate says:

    Kate, Hillsboro, OR
    When my anxious thoughts multiply within me,
    Your consolations delight my soul.
    Psalm 94:19 (NASB)

  23. 273
    Kristy in Moore says:

    Kristy, Moore, Ok.
    “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, just exactly the Word I needed!

  24. 274
    Bridgett says:

    Bridgett-Pell City, AL – And after my skin has been destroyed, yet in my flesh I shall see God. Job 19:26 ESV

  25. 275
    Carrie Klein says:

    “Is not my word like fire,”
    declares the Lord,
    “and like a hammer that breaks a rock in pieces?
    Jeremiah 23:29

  26. 276
    Charmaine says:

    Charmaine, Miami. “I delight to do Your will, O my God, And Your law is within my heart.” Psalm 40:8 NKJV

  27. 277
    Melinda says:

    from Cheney.

    Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves.
    Philippians 2:3 NIV

  28. 278
    Jennifer says:

    Jennifer, Chantilly…
    “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

  29. 279
    mariel says:

    Wake Forest, NC
    “How great are your works, O LORD, how profound your thoughts!” Psalm 92:5 NIV

  30. 280
    Kathy says:

    Kathy, Danvers

    Psalm 86:10 NIV
    For You are great and do marvelous deeds; You alone are God.

  31. 281
    Jennifer says:

    Jennifer, Danville, VA
    “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

  32. 282
    Colleen says:

    Colleen, Mae Sot, Thailand
    Even when I am old and gray, do not forsake me, O God till I declare your power to the next generation, your might to all who are to come. Psalm 71:18 NIV

  33. 283
    Sharon says:

    Sharon. Lakeway, TX

    “Whatever you are doing, work at it with enthusiasm, as to the Lord and not for people.
    Colossians 3:23. New English Version

  34. 284
    Vicki says:

    Vicki, Surprise AZ
    Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 NIV

  35. 285
    Terry says:

    Terry, Abilene Kansas – We do not want you to become lazy, but to imitate those who through faith and patience inherit what has been promised. (Hebrews 6:12, NIV)

  36. 286
    Susan says:

    Susan, Dalton GA
    “Let everything that has breath praise the Lord! Praise the Lord!”
    Psalm 150:6

  37. 287
    Rose says:

    Rose, Dallas
    “Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain coneit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves. Each of you should look not only to your own interests, but also to the interests of others.” Phillipians 2:3-4, NIV

  38. 288
    Wendi says:

    Wendi from Sulphur, LA

    He gives power to the weak and strength to the powerless.
    Isaiah 40:29 NLT

  39. 289
    Cynthia says:

    Cynthia, Greenwood Arkansas
    “And I will give you treasures hidden in the darkness-secret riches. I will do this so you may know that I am the LORD, the God of Israel, the one who calls you by name.” Isaiah 45:3 NLT

  40. 290
    MimiRebecca says:

    Rebecca, Greenwood, IN

    Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord. Psalm 27:14 NIV

  41. 291
    Marilyn says:

    Marilyn, Seattle

    Give thanks to the Lord and pray to him. Tell the nations what he has done. Sing to him; sing praises to him. Tell about all his miracles. Be glad that you are his; let those who seek the Lord be happy. Depend on the Lord and his strength; always go to him for help. Remember the miracles he has done; remember his wonders and decisions. Ps. 105:1-5 NCV

  42. 292
    Trisha says:

    Trisha, Midland, TX: “Be on guard. Stand firm in the faith. Be courageous. Be strong. And do everything with love.” 1 Corinthians 16:13-14, NLT

  43. 293
    Tammy Brinkley says:

    Tammy Monroe,Ga.

    Romans 6:14 NASB

  44. 294
    cheryl says:

    Your verse is not the one I chose but it IS the one I needed to hear this morning! Thank you

    cheryl,tylertown, Romans 14:19 (NAS) So let us pursue the things which make for peace and the building up of one another.

  45. 295
    Pat says:

    Pat, Littlefield, 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

  46. 296
    Janell Taylor says:

    Janell~Frisco~”But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law. Gal 5:22-23, NIV

  47. 297
    Karen; Blue Springs, MO says:

    David says the same thing when he speaks of the blessedness of the man to whom God credits righteousness apart from works: “Blessed are they whose trangressions are forgiven, whose sins are covered. Blessed is the man whose sin the Lord will never count against him.” Is this blessedness only for the circumcised or also for the uncircumcised? We have been saying that Abraham’s faith was credited to him as righteousness. Under what circumstances was it credited? Was it after he was circumcised or before? It was not after, but before! Romans 4:6-10 NIV

  48. 298
    Jenell says:

    Jenell, Springfield, MO ~ “In him our hearts rejoice,
    for we trust in his holy name.” Psalms 33:21 (NIV)

  49. 299
    Jessica says:

    Jessica, San Diego, CA

    “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

    My heart needed to hear this so bad this morning. Thank you Beth for sharing!

  50. 300
    Kim Safina says:

    Kim Safina
    Cayucos, California

    Discretion will protect you, and understanding will guard you. Proverbs 2:11 NIV

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