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. 3401
    Runia Stanley says:

    Runia, Silsbee, TX, “The Lord is good, a refuge in times of trouble. He cares for those who trust in him”, Nahum 1:7, NIV

  2. 3402
    Ruth says:

    Ruth, Odin, IL
    “Such confidence as this is ours through Christ before God. Not that we are competent in ourselves to claim anything for ourselves, but our competence comes from God. He has made us competent as ministers of a new covenant–not of the letter but of the Spirit; for the letter kills, but the Spirit gives life.”
    – 2 Corinthians 3:4-6 (NIV)

  3. 3403
    Ann says:

    Ann from Sugar Land, TX

    He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty; and he that rulety his spirit than he that taketh a city. Prov. 16:32

  4. 3404
    Cindy Jolley says:

    Cindy, Grapevine, TX
    “Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone.” -Colossians 4:6 (NIV)

  5. 3405
    Emily Jordan says:

    Virginia Beach, VA

    But God demonstrates his own love for us in this; While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

    Romans 5:1 NIV

  6. 3406
    Pam says:

    La Grange, KY

    Be still and know that I am God.

    Psalm 46:10

  7. 3407
    ELizabeth says:

    Elizabeth Dallas/Fort Worth

    Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.
    Heb. 11:1 NIV

  8. 3408
    Barb Lanktree says:

    Barb- Shelby Twp, MI
    Isaiah 41:10 NKJV
    “Fear not, Barb, for I AM with you;
    Be not dismayed, for I AM your God.
    I strengthen you,
    Yes,I help you,
    I uphold you with My righteous right hand.”

  9. 3409
    Renee says:

    exodus 32:14
    The Lord replied, “My presence will go with you, and I will give you rest.”

  10. 3410
    Phyllis Street says:

    Phyllis Irving
    NIV Micah 6:8 He has showed you, oh man, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.

  11. 3411
    Ada - Lovin Him says:

    Rochester, Mi
    Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own. Matthew 6:34 NIV

  12. 3412
    Elizabeth says:

    Rochester, MI

    Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.
    Matthew 6:34 NIV

  13. 3413
    Angie Kendall says:

    Angie, Cynthiana, KY
    I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing. John 15:5 NKJ

  14. 3414
    Becky Hoffman says:

    Becky, Rushsylvania OH

    The Lord is near to all who call on him to all who call on him in truth. He fulfills the desires of those who fear him; he hears their crys and saves them.

    Psalm 145:18-19 NIV84

  15. 3415
    Sharon says:

    Sharon, LP, MI
    “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

  16. 3416
    Jane Bryant says:

    Jane, Lexington, NC

    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)

  17. 3417
    Catherine from Sylvania, OH says:

    “But now, this is what the LORD says–He who created you, O Jacob, He who formed you, O Israel: Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have summoned you by name; you are mine. When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze. For I am the LORD, your God, the Holy One of Israel, your Savior.” Isaiah 43:1-3 NIV

  18. 3418
    Stephanie says:

    So do not throw away your confidence; it will be richly rewarded. You need to persevere so that when you have done the will of God, you will receive what He has promised. Hebrews 10: 35-36 (NIV)
    Pawleys Island, SC

  19. 3419
    Christina Luther says:

    Christina Luther

    Direct my footsteps according to your word; let no sin rule over me.

    Psalm 119:133

  20. 3420
    Shelley says:

    Shelley, Springfield, MO

    Isaiah 33:6, ESV

    [H]e will be the stability of your times, abundance of salvation, wisdom and knowledge; the fear of the LORD is Zion’s treasure.

  21. 3421
    Karla says:

    Karla, Cedarburg, WI – Be joyful always; pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.

    1 Thessalonians 5:16-18

  22. 3422
    Ouida says:

    Ouida in Trenton,TX

    But as for me, the nearness of God is my good, I have made the Lord God my refuge that I may tell of all Your works.

    Psalm 73:28 (NASV)

  23. 3423
    LindsayN84 says:

    Lindsay ~ Bangor

    “You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you.”

    ~Isaiah 26:3 (NIV)

  24. 3424
    Annie says:

    Annie, Memphis, TN: “Whatever you do, do everything for the glory of God.” 1 Corinthians 10:31 NIV

  25. 3425
    Kim Banks says:

    Kim Banks, Newbury Park, CA

    Psalms 61:3 RSV

    For thou art my refusge, a strong tower against the enemy.

  26. 3426
    Jennifer B. says:

    Jennifer in Cincinnati, OH
    Philippians 2:3-4 (NIV)
    3 Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves. 4 Each of you should look not only to your own interests, but also to the interests of others.

  27. 3427
    Beth, Cleveland says:

    Beth, Cleveland
    Psalm 150:6 KJV

    Let everything that has breath praise the Lord. Praise ye the Lord.

  28. 3428
    Flo Smyth says:

    Flo Smyth : He will cover you with His feathers and under His wings you will find refuge; His faithfulness will be your shield and rampart Psalms 91:4 NIV

  29. 3429
    Gwen Scott, Fayetteville, NC says:

    Isaiah 30:15a(NASB)
    For thus the Lord God, the Holy One of Israel, has said, ” In repentance and rest you will be saved, In quietness and trust is you strength.”

  30. 3430
    Momma Foster says:

    Nancilea, The Woodlands, TX

    To put off your old self, which belongs to your former manner of life and is corrupt through deceitful desires, and to be renewed in the spirit of your minds, and to put on the new self, created after the likeness of God in true righteousness and holiness. Eph. 4:22-24 ESV

  31. 3431
    Cathy Adams says:

    Cathy, Houston. We went through the fire and water but you (God) brought us to a place of abundance. Psalm 66:12 NIV

  32. 3432
    Bonnie Kate says:

    Bonnie Kate, Taylors, SC

    “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be terrified; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.”

    Joshua 1:9 NIV

  33. 3433
    Michele says:

    Isaiah 40:30-31 (NIV)
    He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall; but those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.

    This was a great verse to mull over during labor! We rejoice in the healthy birth of our newest blessing. Praise God!

  34. 3434
    Cindy B says:

    My verse I submitted before had a mistake, so here is the new one.
    Cindy from Yakima, Psalm 10:4 NIV
    “Look to the Lord and his strength; seek his face always.”

  35. 3435
    Marlene says:

    Marlene, Ladson, SC

    Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding. Proverbs 3:4 NIV

  36. 3436
    Cathi says:

    Cathi – Morristown, TN
    “I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation.”
    ~Phil. 4:12b~ (NIV)

  37. 3437
    Judy says:

    Matthew 5:6
    Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled.

  38. 3438
    Beverly, Wisconsin says:

    No matter what happens, always be thankful, for this is God’s Will for you who belong to Christ Jesus. 1 Thessalonians 5:18 NLT

  39. 3439
    Rhonda says:

    Rhonda, Trenton, Tx

    And my God will meet all your needs according to His glorious riches in Christ Jesus.
    Philippians 4:19 NIV

  40. 3440
    Nicole says:

    Wow! So late… 🙁

    Matt. 6:34″Give your entire attention to what God is doing right now, and don’t get worked up about what may or may not happen tomorrow. God will help you deal with whatever hard things come up when the time comes. MSG

  41. 3441
    Angela says:

    Angela, Maui. “For He chose us in Him, before the foundation of the world, to be holy and blameless in His sight.”

    I am chosen!

  42. 3442
    Shannon Costanzo says:

    Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. Colossians 3:12 (NIV)

    I pray that I am more concerned about puting on the “clothes” in this verse, than the clothes in my closet!!

  43. 3443
    Annaleise says:

    Annaleise, Oklahoma City, OK
    Psalm 5:3 In the morning, Lord, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait expectantly.

  44. 3444
    Traci says:

    Traci, Columbus, Ohio.
    I desire to do your will, o god; your law is within my heart. Psalm 40:8

  45. 3445
    Meg says:

    Blytheville, AR
    Do all things without grumbling or questioning, that you may be blameless and innocent, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and twisted generation, among whom you shine as lights of the world.
    Phil. 2:14-15

  46. 3446
    Nikky says:

    Nikky, Sweeny, Texas
    And he is before all things, and in him all things hold together.
    Colossians 1:17 ESV

  47. 3447
    Rachael says:

    Rachael, Cincinnati, 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

  48. 3448
    Robbie says:

    Robbie, Southaven, MS: “Enter His gates with thanksgiving and His courts with praise; give thanks to Him and praise His name.” Psalm 100:4 (NIV)

  49. 3449
    Cathy says:

    Cathy- Loxahatchee, Florida

    Matthew 3:8 NLT
    Prove by the way you live that you have repented of your sins and turned to God.

  50. 3450
    Jerry Ann says:

    Jerry Ann
    Fort Walton Beach, Florida

    The grass withers, the flower fades, but the word of our God will stand forever. Isaiah 40:8 NIV

    Sorry I am late. This is my daughters favorite verse (she remembers it from Bible Drills), and is graduating high school this May. I thought it appropriate that I have it as a verse to commit to memory.

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