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. 3001
    erin says:

    James 3:6 The tongue also is a fire, a world of evil among the parts of the body. It corrupts the whole person, sets the whole course of his life on fire, and its itself set on fire by hell.

  2. 3002
    Tack says:

    Lisa, Bethany, OK

    It was he who gave some to be apostles, some to be prophets, some to be evangelists, and some to be pastors and teachers, to prepare God’s people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up.

    Ephesians 4:12-13 NIV

  3. 3003
    Denise Wilkin says:

    Denise, Deming, NewMexico
    Ephesians 1:13 “In Him you also trusted, after you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation in whom also having believed you were sealed with the Holy Spirit of promise.” NKJV

  4. 3004
    Janny says:

    Colossians 4:5-6 NIV

    “Be wise in the way you act toward outsiders; make the most of every opportunity. Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone.”

  5. 3005
    Kristi says:

    Kristi, Pocahontas, AR “Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God–this is your spiritual act of worship.” Romans 12:1 (NIV)

  6. 3006
    Donna Sava says:

    Psalm 5:3 (New International Version, ©2011)

    3 In the morning, LORD, you hear my voice;
    in the morning I lay my requests before you
    and wait expectantly.

    Donna, Franklin, TN

  7. 3007
    Lisa says:

    Lisa, Little Elm, TX:

    For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but we have one who has been tempted in every way, just as we are — yet was without sin. Let us then approach the throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need.

    Hebrews 4:15-16 NIV

  8. 3008
    Betty says:

    Betty, Houston:
    “His divine power has given us all we need for life and godliness through our knowledge of Him who called us by His own glory and goodness.”
    2 Peter 1:3 (NIV)

  9. 3009
    Ashley, Tampa, FL says:

    Ashley, Tampa,Fl “Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.” Matthew 11:29 NIV

  10. 3010
    Cassandra says:

    Cassandra, Mars Hill, NC “With the heart one believes, resulting in righteousness, and with the mouth one confesses, resulting in salvation.” Romans 10:10 HCSB

  11. 3011
    Jennifer says:

    Jennifer, Sealy, TX

    I know that my redeemer lives,
    and that in the end he will stand on the earth.

    Job 19:25 NIV

  12. 3012
    Lindsey says:

    Lindsey, San Francisco, CA
    Ps. 145:18 (HCSB)
    The Lord is near all who call out to Him,
    all who call out to Him with integrity

  13. 3013
    Carolyn says:

    Carolyn, Terrace BC Canada
    Philippians 4:4-5 (niv)
    Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!
    Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near.

  14. 3014
    Charne says:

    Charne- Standerton, South Africa. Taking yours: “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. 3015
    Teresa says:

    Prophecy and speaking in unknown languages and special knowledge will become useless. But love will last forever! (NLT)

  16. 3016
    Tasha Runyon says:

    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.
    John 3:16 (NIV)

  17. 3017
    Symmie says:

    Symmie from Corpus Christi, Texas
    New American Standard
    Psalm 139:24
    And see if there be any hurtful way in me and lead me in the everlasting way.

  18. 3018
    Nelly Cruz says:

    Nelly Cruz Mission,TX
    For God so loved the world that He gave his one and only son, that whosoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life.
    John 3:16 (NIV)

  19. 3019
    rachel h says:

    Rachel- Memphis, TN
    “But as for me, I will always have hope; I will praise you more and more.” Psalm 71:14 NIV

  20. 3020
    Kayla says:

    Kayla in Springfield, OR:

    Romans 5:19 – “For as by the one man’s disobedience the many were made sinners, so by the one man’s obedience the many will be made righteous.” (ESV)

  21. 3021
    Karen says:

    Karen, Shelby Twp., MI

    No eye has seen, no ear has heard, no mind has conceived what God has prepared for those who love him.

    I Cor. 2:9 (NIV)

  22. 3022
    Valerie in McKinney says:

    The words of a wise man’s mouth win him favor, but the lips of a fool consume him. Ecclesiastes 10:12 ESV

  23. 3023
    Emily D says:

    Emily D, Portsmouth, England

    “For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.”
    Mark 10v45 (NIV)

  24. 3024
    Lauren says:

    Lauren – Phnom Penh, Cambodia

    “Let not steadfast love and faithfulness forsake you; bind them around your neck; write them on the tablet of your heart. So you will find favor and good success in the sight of God and man.” Proverbs 3:3-4 (ESV)

  25. 3025
    Jessica says:

    Jessica~ Jacksonville, Florida
    “It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.”
    1 Corinthians 13: 5 NIV

  26. 3026
    Lisa Ferrell says:

    Lisa, Cumming, GA “I am doing a great work and I cannot come down.” Nehemiah 6:3 NASB

  27. 3027
    Carol says:

    Carol, Terrell, NC:

    But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, willing to yield, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality and without hypocrisy.
    James 3:17

  28. 3028
    Leigh says:

    You will show me the path of life,
    In your presence is fullness of joy;
    At your right hand are pleasures evermore.

    Psalm 16:11 NKJV

    Leigh, Seneca Falls

  29. 3029
    Beverly says:

    Midlothian Va

    One thing have I asked of the Lord that I will seek after:
    That I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to gaze upon the beauty of the Lord, and the inquire at his temple.
    Psalm 27:4 ESV

  30. 3030
    Nancy,Columbus IN says:

    But Christ has indeed been raised from the dead, the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep. For since death came through a man, the resurrection of the dead comes also through a man. For as in Adam all die, so in Christ all will be made alive.

    1 Cor 15:20-22 NIV

  31. 3031
    Pam says:

    Pam in Texas using The Everyday Bible

    The Lord will always lead you. He will satisfy your needs in dry lands and give strength to your bones.

    Isaiah 58:11

  32. 3032
    Terry says:

    Terry – Louisa, VA

    Luke 18:1 NIV

    Then Jesus told His disciples a parable to show them that they should ALWAYS PRAY and NOT GIVE UP.

  33. 3033
    Tita says:

    “Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong. Let all that you do be done in love.” I Cor. 16:13,14, ESV

    –Tita in Bear, Delaware

  34. 3034
    Sarah Mizell says:

    “Do not be deceived; God is not mocked. A man reaps what he sows.”

    Galatians 6:7 (NIV)

    Houston, TX

  35. 3035
    Diane says:

    “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways,” declares the LORD. “As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.” Isaiah 55:8-9

  36. 3036
    Darlene in Holly, Michigan says:

    I also pray that you will understand the incredible greatness of God’s power for us who believe Him. Ephesians 1:19 NLT

  37. 3037
    Jan says:

    Jan: Troy, Alabama “Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me.” Psalm 51:10 NIV

  38. 3038
    Gina says:

    Gina, Atlanta: “In the same way, let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.” Matthew 5:16 NIV

  39. 3039
    Kathy, Lizella, GA says:

    He will again have compassion on us;
    He will tread our iniquities underfoot.
    You will cast all our[a] sins
    nto the depths of the sea.
    Micah 7:19 ESV

  40. 3040
    Faran Hearyman says:

    Faran, Bald Knob, AR

    Colossians 3:1-3 (NIV)

    Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God.
    Set your minds on things above, not on eartly things.
    For you died, and your life is now hidden wtih Christ in God.

  41. 3041
    Jill Goeglein says:

    Jill – Noblesville: “Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.” 1 Peter 5:7 (NIV)

  42. 3042
    Jamee Lock says:

    Jamee, Fort Wayne, IN

    Psalm 63:3 NIV
    “Because your love is better than life, my lips will glorify you.”

  43. 3043
    Molly says:

    Molly, Gainesville, GA
    Psalm 63:4
    “So I will bless You as long as I live; I will lift up my hands in Your name.” NASB

  44. 3044
    Cheryl says:

    Cheryl, Madisonville, 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

  45. 3045

    Nikol, Birmingham, AL: “For the foolishness of God is wiser than man’s wisdom, and the weakness of God is stronger than man’s strength.” 1 Corinthians 1:25 (NIV)

  46. 3046
    Katie says:

    Katie, Owensboro, KY

    I’ll call nobodies and make them somebodies, I’ll call the unloved and make them beloved. In the place where they yelled out, “You’re nobody!” they’re calling you “God’s living children.” Romans 9:25-26, The Message

  47. 3047
    Brigette says:

    Brigette Brock
    Morehead, KY

    Let us therefore, come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, find grace to help in time of need.
    Hebrews 4:16 KJV

  48. 3048
    Dorinda says:

    Dorinda, O’Fallon- Psalm 63:5- My soul will be satisfied as with the richest of foods; with singing lips my mouth will praise you. 

  49. 3049
    Nancy Scott says:

    Nancy, St. Petersburg FL

    “With your help I can advance against a troop; with my God I can scale a wall.”
    Psalm 18:29 NIV

  50. 3050
    Erin says:

    Austin, TX

    Turn my eyes from worthless things;
    preserve my life according to Your Word.
    – Psalm 119:37 (NIV)

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