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. 3101
    cathy day says:

    cathy,princeton tx

    Psalm 139:23,24
    Search me O God and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way of everlasting.

  2. 3102
    jennifer jacksonville,al says:

    Commit your works to the Lord, and your thoughts will be established. Proverbs 16:3

  3. 3103
    Jennifer says:

    Jennifer, 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

  4. 3104
    Martha says:

    2 Timothy 1:7-9 7. For God has not given us a spirit of timidity but of power, love and discipline. 8. Therefore do not be ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, or of me His prisoner; but join with me in suffering for the gospel according to the power of God, 9. Who has saved us and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to His own purpose and grace which was granted us in Christ Jesus from all eternity. (NAS)

  5. 3105
    Jeanni says:

    Jeanni Westland
    He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. Psalm 91:1 KJV

  6. 3106
    Tara says:

    May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, O Lord, my Rock and my Redeemer.
    Psalm 19:14 NIV

    Tara, Frankfort

  7. 3107
    abby says:

    Abby, Vacaville CA

    Man shall not live by bread alone; but man lives by every word that proceeds from the mouth of the LORD

    Deuteronomy 8:3 NKJV

  8. 3108
    Annette Srader says:

    Annette, Mount Pleasant, SC. Therefore the Lord is waiting to show you mercy, and is rising up
    to show you compassion, for the Lord is a just God. Happy are all who wait patiently for Him.
    Isaiah 30:18 HCSB

  9. 3109
    Tammy (mof2coolkds) says:

    Tammy,Delray Beach,Florida

    “Who will set a guard over my mouth, and upon my lips an effective seal,
    That I may not fail through them, that my tongue may not destroy me?” Sirach 22:27(NAB)

  10. 3110
    Shannon says:

    Shannon – White Hall, AR “The fear of the Lord is the foundation of true wisdom. All who obey his commandments will grow in wisdom. Praise Him forever!” Psalm 111:10

  11. 3111
    Nichole says:

    Nichole, Nashville, TN

    I am leaving you with a gift – peace of mind and heart. And the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give. John 14:27 NLT

  12. 3112
    Betty Barnard says:

    Betty Barnard, Clarksville, TN

    “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

  13. 3113
    Tracy Leary says:

    Tracy, Richlands, NC

    “By his wounds we are healed” (Isaiah 53:5)

  14. 3114
    Sue in Georgia says:

    Sue, Newnan

    “Yet the Lord longs to be gracious to you; He rises to show you compassion. For the Lord is God. Blessed are all who wait for Him.” Isaiah 30:18 NIV

  15. 3115
    Roxy Krueger says:

    Roxy, Columbia, Md

    He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust. (NIV)

  16. 3116
    Debbie Fuqua says:

    Debbie Fuqua, Clarksville, TN

    “For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.”

    Matthew 6:21

  17. 3117
    Melissa says:

    Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God; trust also in me. John 14:1

    Melissa Waddy, KY

  18. 3118
    Teresa says:

    Teresa, Semmes, AL
    2 Corinthians 10:5 KJV
    Casting down imaginations and every high thing that exalted itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ.

  19. 3119
    Naomi says:

    naomi – acworth, ga

    Isa. 26:4 – Trust in the LORD forever, for the LORD, the LORD, is the Rock eternal.

  20. 3120
    Madge Williams says:

    Madge, Marietta, GA

    Isa. 26:4 – Trust in the LORD forever, for the LORD, the LORD, is the Rock eternal.

  21. 3121
    Helen says:

    May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him. Romans 15:13

  22. 3122
    Cherise Green says:

    Cherise, Cheyenne, WY: “As for God, His way is perfect; The word of the Lord is proven; He is a shield to all who trust in Him.” 2 Samuel 22:31 NKJV

  23. 3123
    Kelly says:

    Kelly from Birmingham, AL

    “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

  24. 3124
    Kristen says:

    Kristen, Ft. Worth, “I will obey your decrees. Please don’t give up on me!” Psalm 119:8

  25. 3125
    Melanie says:

    Melanie from Louisville, KY

    “for God has done what the law, weakened by the flesh, could not do. by sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh for sin, he condemned sin in the flesh,” – Romans 8:3 (ESV)

  26. 3126
    Jamie says:

    Jamie, Fort Worth
    If you remain in me and my words remain in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be given you. John 15:7 NIV

  27. 3127
    Brandy says:

    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)

  28. 3128
    Lacey says:

    Lacey, Alto, MI
    “She does him good, and not harm, all the days of her life. She seeks wool and flax, and works with willing hands.”
    Proverbs 31:12-13 ESV

  29. 3129
    Susanne says:

    Susanne, El Paso, TX

    Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight.

    Proverbs 3:5-6 (NIV, 1984)

  30. 3130
    Kelly Hillis says:

    Kelly- Chesterfield
    Isaiah 46:9 ” Remember the former things, those of long ago;
    I am God, and there is no other;
    I am God, and there is non like me.” NIV

  31. 3131
    Tashi says:

    Tashi, Houston, TX. “I am the vine; you are the branches. If a man remains in me and I in him, he will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing.” John 15:5, NIV.

  32. 3132
    Kaila says:

    Kaila, Springfield, MO

    2 Timothy 4:2- “Preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with complete patience and teaching.”

  33. 3133
    Mary says:

    Psalm 51: 16 – 17
    You do not delight in sacrifice, or I would bring it; you do not take pleasrue in burnt offerings. The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart, O God, you will not despise.


  34. 3134
    Beth says:

    Beth, Troy

    “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(NIV)

  35. 3135
    Cody says:

    Cody * Houston, TX

    “Now to Him who is able to keep you from stumbling, and to make you stand in the presence of His glory blameless and with great joy, to the only God our Savior, through Jesus Christ our Lord, be glory, majesty, dominion and authority, before all time and now and forever.”
    Jude 24-25 (NAS)

  36. 3136
    Alicia says:

    Alicia – OKC

    Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done.

    Philippians 4:6 NLT

  37. 3137
    Bridget says:

    Bridget, Cadillac, MI.
    “Praise the name of God for ever and ever, wisdom and power are His. He changes times and seasons, He sets up Kings and deposes them, He gives wisdom to the wise and knowledge to the discerning. He reveals deep and hidden things. He know what lies in darkness and Light dwells with Him. I thank and praise You oh God of my fathers. You have given me wisdom and poser. You have made known to me what we have asked of You. You have made known to us the dream of the King.” Daniel 20:21-23

  38. 3138
    Trae Kendrick says:

    onehappychic, Crawford, TX: “Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have summoned you by name; you are mine.” Isaiah 43:1b NIV

  39. 3139
    Laura Beth says:

    Behold, the eye of the LORD is on those who fear Him,
    On those who hope for His lovingkindness Psalm 33:18 NASB

  40. 3140
    Marie says:

    Marie, Kenmore
    But in you hearts set apart Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect,
    I Peter 3:15

  41. 3141
    Cinday Gandy says:

    Cindy Gandy
    Hazlehurst, MS

    Psalm 37:7a (NIV)

    Be still before the LORD and wait patiently for him;

  42. 3142
    Kathy Cupit says:

    Kathy Cupit
    Hazlehurst, MS

    John 10:10 (KJV)

    The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.

  43. 3143
    Jodi, San Antonio, TX says:

    “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 3:22-24 NIV

  44. 3144
    Joyce P. Ellis says:

    Joyce Ellis

    Ooltewah, TN

    “Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and not be afraid: for the LORD J E H O V A H is my strength and my song; he also is become my salvation.”

    Isaiah 12:2 (KJV)

  45. 3145
    Deborah from Palm Bay, Florida says:

    “The Sovereign Lord has given me an instructed tongue, to know the word that sustains the weary.” Isaiah 50:4 (NIV)

  46. 3146
    MaryLisa says:

    Mary Lisa, Glenwood, MN – Philippians 3:8 (NLT) Yes, everything else is worthless when compared with the infinite value of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. For his sake I have discarded everything else, counting it all as garbage, so that I could gain Christ.

  47. 3147
    Dianne Donaldson says:

    A “best friend” both for myself and best couple friends for my husband and I – broken by a jointly owned business failure. We had raised 6 children between us – each child as comfortable and loved at one home as the other. I so wanted to “air our differences” when the blowup happened but God never gave me that opportunity – constrained by His love, over and over and over again. Our children stayed in contact and now (10 years later) the woman and I are once again friends in a different way – we talk some, we email, we pray for each other and she attends the Sunday School I lead. I accept all this as God’s healing and am deeply thankful. BUT things are not the same, the husbands relationships are not mended, we don’t have social or daily contact and I still grieve over the loss and the change in our realtionship.

  48. 3148
    Selena says:

    Selena: Albany, GA
    No temptation has seized you except what is common to
    man. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can stand up under it. 1Corinthians 10:13, NIV

  49. 3149
    Candy says:

    Psalm 126:3 The Lord has done great things for us,
    and we are filled with joy! NIV

  50. 3150
    Laura O'Brien says:

    Laura, Tracy, CA: “Search for the Lord and for His strength; continually seek Him.” 1 Chronicles 16:11 NLT

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