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. 3451
    Dawn Regner says:

    Dawn, San Diego
    Therefore, put on every piece of God’s armor, so you will be able to resist the enemy in the time of evil. Then after the battle, you will be standing firm. Eph. 6:13 TNLV

  2. 3452
    Marla says:

    Blessed in Dallas:

    For we are God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advanced for us to do.
    Eph.2:10 NIV

  3. 3453
    Ruth says:

    “Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us, to Him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus to all generations forever and ever. Amen.” Ephesians 3:20, 21

  4. 3454
    Lela Grimes says:

    Livonia Mi
    I will give thanks to th Lord with my whole heart
    I will recount all of your wonderful deeds. Psalm 9:1 ESV

  5. 3455
    Erin says:

    Fessenden, ND

    Psalm 103:1 (NIV)
    Praise the Lord, O my soul; all my inmost being, praise his holy name.

  6. 3456
    Cari in Iowa says:

    You are the God who performs miracles; you display your power among the peoples. Psalms 77:14

  7. 3457
    Elise says:

    But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was upon him, and by his wounds we are healed. Isaiah 53:5 (NIV)

  8. 3458
    Melissa Stauffer says:

    Melissa Stauffer
    Centreville, Michigan

    “You, O LORD, are a shield around me; You are my glory, the one who holds my head high.”

    Psalm 3:3 (NIV)

  9. 3459
    Kay says:

    Kay, Round Rock -Write them on the doorframes of your houses and on your gates. Deuteronomy 6:9

  10. 3460
    Karla says:

    Karla, Sheboygan. “When you pray, go into your room, close the door and pray to your Father, who is unseen. Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you.” Matthew 6:6 (NIV)

  11. 3461
    Lyn says:

    Lyn, New Mexico

    Ephesians 6:10~King James Version

    Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might.

  12. 3462
    Jerri Carl says:

    Jerri – Princeton, TX

    Psalm 121:7-8 NIV
    The LORD will keep you from all harm –
    he will watch over your life;
    the LORD will watch over your coming
    and going
    both now and forevermore.

  13. 3463
    merredith says:

    Champaign For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways declares the LORD. Isaiah 55:8 NIV

  14. 3464
    Debbie says:

    Debbie, New Delhi, India: Satisfy us in the morning with your unfailing love, that we may sing for joy and be glad all our days. Psalm 90:14 NIV (Glad I’m not the only one who is posting late 🙂 )

  15. 3465
    Marieda, Walton, KY says:

    “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. 3466
    ceffie haught says:

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

  17. 3467
    Phyllis, Tulsa, OK says:

    “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.

  18. 3468
    Phyllis, Tulsa, OK says:

    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.”

  19. 3469
    Tammy says:

    Tammy, Zillah, WA:
    Taste and see that the Lord is good.
    Oh, the joys of those who take refuge in him!
    Psalm 34:8 (NLT)

  20. 3470
    [email protected] Prescription of Hope says:

    Heather, Birmingham
    I am leaving you with a gift-peace. I do not give to as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled or afraid. John 14:27, NIV

  21. 3471
    Karina says:

    Thank you so much for the word of encouragement, Beth! I was almost at the point of dropping out, but I’m going to go on!!!

    Karina, Victoria/Vancouver, BC, CANADA “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. 3472
    Christy Phi Lamb SSMT says:

    Nevertheless, I am continually with you; you hold my right hand. You guide me with your counsel, and afterward you will receive me to glory. Whom have I in heaven but you? And there is nothing on earth that I desire besides you. My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.
    (Psalm 73:23-26 ESV)

  23. 3473
    Rachael says:

    Rachael, South Riding. “Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen.” Ephesians 4:29 NIV

  24. 3474
    Leah Adams says:

    Another GRACE verse in 2011…better late than never.

    Proverbs 3: 34 (NIV)

    He mocks proud mockers, but gives GRACE to the humble.

    Blairsville, GA

  25. 3475
    Samantha says:

    Hi girls! I’m currently reading Breaking Free so am doing my memory work from Isaiah 61. Here’s my verse:

    Isaiah 61:1-2
    The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is on me, because the Lord has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the prisoners,
    to proclaim the year of the LORD’s favor
    and the day of vengeance of our God,
    to comfort all who mourn,

  26. 3476
    Kendra Schwartz says:

    Kendra, Sturgis, MI “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble. Submit yourselves then to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you. Prov. 3:34b and 35. NIV

  27. 3477
    Shelly Story says:

    Shelly, Wausa, NE

    Whoever has my commands and obeys them, he is the one who loves Me. He who loves Me will be loved my Father, and I too will love him and show Myself to him.

    John 14:21, NIV

  28. 3478
    Kathi Vodenicker says:

    Kathi, Jacksonville, Fl
    “Do everything without complaining or arguing, so that you may become blameless and pure children of God without fault in a crooked and depraved generation in which you shine like stars in the universe. Phillipians 2:14-15

  29. 3479
    Carol says:

    Carol, Cashion, OK “And therefore the Lord [earnestly] waits [expecting, looking, and longing] to be gracious to you; and therefore He lifts Himself up, that He may have mercy on you and show loving-kindness to you. For the Lord is a God of justice. Blessed (happy, fortunate, to be envied) are all those who [earnestly] wait for Him, who expect and look and long for Him [for His victory, His favor, His love, His peace, His joy, and His matchless, unbroken companionship]!” Isaiah 30:18, Amplified

  30. 3480
    Terri Smith says:

    Terri, Marion, IN

    In the morning, O LORD, you hear my voice;
    in the morning, I lay my requests before you
    and wait in expectation. Ps. 5:3, NIV

  31. 3481
    cheryl spann says:

    Cheryl, Ponder, Tx.

    Romans 8:27 NIV
    And He who searches our hearts knows the minds of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for the Saints in accordance with God’s will.

  32. 3482
    Gloria Brown says:

    Gloria, Aiken SC

    Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful. Let the Word of Christ dwell in you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom and as you sing psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs with gratitude in your hearts to God.

    ~Colossians 3:15-16 (NIV)

  33. 3483
    Lisa says:

    Lisa W. Surprise, AZ

    O death, where is your victory?
    O death, where is your sting?
    I Cor. 15:55 (NLT)

  34. 3484
    Shannon, Murfreesboro, AR says:

    “So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” Is 41:10, NIV

  35. 3485
    Laura says:

    Ephesians 5:19 NIV
    ‘…sing and make music in your heart to the Lord,’

    I’m so excited for the next one!

  36. 3486
    Frito Bandito says:

    Romans 15:4
    For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through endurance and the encouragement of the scriptures we might have hope.

    Ponder, TX

  37. 3487
    melissa cates says:

    1 Cor. 10:13, NIV (2nd half of verse)
    “But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can stand up under it.”
    Melissa, Waco

  38. 3488
    Amy says:

    Amy – Dayton, OH:

    “May you experience the love of Christ, though it is so great you will never fully understand it. Then you will be filled with the fullness of life and power that comes from God.” Eph. 3:19 (NLT)

  39. 3489
    anna says:

    anna, kansas city

    “…and the peace i give is a gift the world cannot give. so don’t be troubled or afraid” john 14:27 new living

  40. 3490
    Lisa Johnson says:

    “And you? Go about your business without fretting or worrying. When it’s all over you will be on your feet to receive your reward.”

    Daniel 12:13

  41. 3491
    Eva says:

    Eva Colfax, NC “Therefore, my dear brothers, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourself fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain. I Cor. 16:58 NIV

  42. 3492
    Jan Merz says:

    Jan, Clarkston MI

    (in honor of our daughter’s graduation from college this week)
    “For I know the plans I have for you”, declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”
    Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV)

  43. 3493
    jill says:

    ” I keep asking that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, may give you the Spirit of wisdom and revelation, so that you may know him better.

    Ephesians 1:17 NIV
    Jill, Vandalia MO

  44. 3494
    Kena says:

    Kena Illinois, ESV I Cor. 6:9-11
    Oh do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be decieved, neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, not adulterers, nor men who practice homosexuality, nor theives, nor the greedy, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers will inherit the Kingdom of God. And such were some of you but you were washed,you were sanctified, you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and by the Spirit of our God.

  45. 3495
    Denise says:

    Denise, Orange City.
    Isaiah 58:10-11 ESV
    And the LORD will guide you continually and satisfy your desire in scorched places and make your bones strong; and you shall be like a watered garden, like a spring of water, whose waters do not fail. And your ancient ruins shall be rebulit; you shall raise up the foundations of many generations; you shall be called the repairer of the breach, the restorer of the streets to dwell in.

  46. 3496
    Ruth Burton says:

    Ruth, Pikeville, TN – “Though the mountains be shaken and the hills be removed, yet my unfailing love for you will not be shaken nor my covenant of peace be removed,” says the LORD, who has compassion on you. – Isaiah 54:10 NIV

  47. 3497
    Blenna says:

    Jeremiah 15:16
    When your words came, I ate them, they were my joy and my hearts delight.

  48. 3498
    Mindy says:

    Mindy, Van

    Hebrews 13:3-4 ESV

    Remember those who are in prison, as though in prison with them, and those who are mistreated, since you also are in the body. Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled, for God will judge the sexually immoral and adulterous.

  49. 3499
    Susan says:

    “Direct my footsteps according to your word; let no sin rule over me.” Psalm 119:133 NIV

  50. 3500
    Mardi Yeary says:

    The Lord longs to be gracious ,to you. He rises up to show you compassion. For the Lord is a God of justice. Blessed are all who wait for Him. Isaiah 30:18

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