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. 3651
    Jean says:

    Amazing. I’ve been re-reading when Godly People Do Ungodly Things and meditating on the paragraph you just quoted. Obviously, God’s megaphone.

  2. 3652
    Maureen says:

    Maureen, St. Clair Shores: “Hatred starts fights, but love pulls a quilt over the bickering”. (Proverbs 10:12
    The Message).

  3. 3653
    Shelly Larson says:

    Shelly: Portland, OR For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline. 2 Timothy 1:7 (NLT)

  4. 3654
    Sally says:

    Sally, Barrington, IL
    I Corinthians 13:3-4 ESV

    If I give away all I have, and if I deliver up my body to be burned, but have not love, I gain nothing.

    Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant

  5. 3655
    Shonda Jo says:

    Shonda, Aurora, SD
    Brethern, I do not regard myself as having laid hold of it yet; but one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and reaching forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus
    Philippians 3:13-14 NASB

    (sorry this is so late!)

  6. 3656
    Anne-Marie Campbell from London, Ontario says:

    Now devote your heart and soul to seeking the LORD your God.
    1 Chronicles 22:19a NIV

  7. 3657
    Kathy King says:

    Kathy,Elyria…. Turn your ear to me, come quickly to my rescue, be my rock of refuge,a strong fortress to save me.. Ps 31:2 NIV

  8. 3658
    Elizabeth Kesselring says:

    Elizabeth, Rochester NH:

    For it is not those who hear the law who are righteous in God’s sight, but it is those who obey the law who will be declared righteous. ~Romans 2:13

  9. 3659
    Suzy says:

    Having computer problems – didn’t want you to think I was giving this up!

    Suzy – Atlanta
    If you pour yourself out for the hungry and satisfy the desire of the afflicted, then shall your light rise in the darkness and your gloom be as the noonday.

    Isaiah 58:10 (ESV)

  10. 3660
    Jamey says:

    Jamey, Pocahontas

    “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.”

    John 16:33, NIV

  11. 3661
    Kathy says:

    Kathy, Corinth, TX.
    Yet I will exult in the Lord,
    I will rejoice in the God of my salvation.
    The Lord God is my strength,
    And He has made my feet like hinds’ feet.
    And makes me walk on my high places. Habakkuk 3:18 & 19

  12. 3662
    Melissa porter says:

    melissa, Granbury Tx. (NKJV) Hebrews 11:1-2
    Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.
    For by it the elders obtained a good testimony.

  13. 3663
    Kimberly says:

    Kimberly, el paso, tx

    Do nothing from rivalry and conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves.

    Philippians 2:3, esv

  14. 3664
    Melanie Cooke says:

    Central, LA
    John 14:15 KJ
    If you love me keep my commandments.

  15. 3665
    Cindy says:

    Cindy, Jackson Hole, Wyoming

    Matthew 6:34 HCSB

    Therefore don’t worry about tomorrow, because tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own

  16. 3666
    Pati says:

    Patti, Sarasota
    Most important of all, continue to show love for each other, for love covers a multitude of sins. 1 Peter 4:8 (NLT)

  17. 3667
    Rhonda says:

    Greeniville, NC

    Through Jesus, therefoe, let us continually offer to God a sacrifice of praise, the fruit of lips that confess his name. And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased.
    Hebrews 13:15-16 NIV

  18. 3668
    Missy says:

    Missy, Ocala FL, Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old he will not depart from it. Proverbs 22:6

  19. 3669
    Stephanie says:

    Stephanie, Glen Burnie,MD
    Romans 12:14-18 ESV
    “Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse them. Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep. Live in harmony with one another. Do not be haughty, but associate with the lowly. Never be wise in your own sight. Repay no one evil for evil, but give thought to do what is honorable in the sight of all. If possible, so far as it depends on you, live peaceably with all.

  20. 3670
    Kim says:

    Kim, Huntsville, AL. “Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. James 1: 2-3 NIV

  21. 3671
    Tracy says:

    Tracy S. from Wheeling WV

    “I am able to do all things through Him who strengthens me.” Philippians 4:13 (Holman Christian Standard Bible)

  22. 3672
    Stephanie says:

    Stephanie, Lititz, PA
    “But as for me, how good it is to be near God! I have made the Sovereign Lord my shelter, and I will tell everyone about the wonderful things you do.”
    Psalm 73: 28

  23. 3673
    Andra Erickson says:

    Andra from Snelling, Ca “Show me Your ways, O Lord; Teach me Your paths. Lead me in Your truth and teach me, For You are the God of my salvation; On You I wait all the day”. Psalm 25:4-5 NKJ

  24. 3674
    Katherine says:

    Katherine, Russell “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.” 1 Corinthians 15:58

  25. 3675
    Barbara Blair says:

    Barb Ontario Canada

    Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Phil4:6&7 NIV

  26. 3676
    Sylvia says:

    Sylvia V. Jersey Village, TX

    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 fo justice.
    Blessed are all who wait for him!

  27. 3677
    Susan Knowles says:

    Susan in Bradenton, FL

    No matter what happens, always be thankful. This is God’s will for you who are in Christ Jesus.
    1 Thess. 5:18 NLT

  28. 3678
    Sue Bragg says:

    Sue. Kingsport, TN. “Delight yourself in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart.” Psalms 37:4 NIV

  29. 3679

    II Peter 1: 6-7
    and in your knowledge, self-control, and in your self-control, perseverance, and in your perseverance, godliness,

    7and in your godliness, brotherly kindness, and in your brotherly kindness, love.

  30. 3680
    Amanda Minner Corpus Christi TX says:

    “Live in me,& I will live in you. A branch cannot produce any fruit by itself. It has to stay attached to the vine. In the same way,you cannot produce fruit unless you live in me.” John 15:4

  31. 3681
    Katie says:

    from King George, VA

    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!

  32. 3682
    Beth, Lake Jackson, TX says:

    I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will guide you with My eyes. Ps 32:8 NLJV

  33. 3683
    Katy says:

    Katy, Pearland: “You will make known to me the path of life;  
    In Your presence is fullness of joy;   
    In Your right hand there are pleasures forever.” Psalm 16:11(NAS)

  34. 3684
    Janie says:

    Janie, Lubbock – “Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.” II Corinthians 3:17 (NIV)

  35. 3685
    Beth Schwartz says:

    Ps 68:9-10 NIV

    You gave abundant showers oh God; you refreshed your wearing inheritance. Your people settled in it, and from your bounty, God, you provided for the poor.

  36. 3686
    Tami says:

    Tami KC,MO

    Psalm 81:10
    For it was I, the Lord your God who rescued you from the land of Egypt. Open your mouth wide and I will fill it with good things. NLT

  37. 3687
    Gayle says:

    Gayle, Dodgeville, WI: “Trust in the LORD with all your heart
    and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.” Proverbs 3:4-6 NIV

  38. 3688
    Tiffani says:

    Tiffani. Walla Walla.
    Jesus replied, “If you only knew the gift God has for you and who you are speaking to, you would ask me, and I would give you living water.” John 4:10 NLT

  39. 3689
    Carolyn Cook says:

    Carolyn, St. Peters – Therefore, there is no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. Romans 8:1, NIV

  40. 3690
    Deannette Niedzielski says:

    You are the light of the world. A city on a hill cannot be hidden. Matthew 5:14 NIV

    Dee, Kyle Texas

  41. 3691
    Chrissy says:

    He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.
    Psalm 147:3 (NIV)

  42. 3692
    Lynda Villastrigo says:

    But God demonstrates His own love for us in this: While we were still sinners Christ died for us. Romans 5:8 NIV

  43. 3693
    Beki says:

    Beki, Ball, LA;
    Phillipians 2:3-4
    “Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, 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.”

  44. 3694
    Jayna, Murray, KY says:

    I Peter 2:9

    But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of Him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.

  45. 3695
    Dana O'Keefe says:

    Dana, Pace Florida
    For God was pleased to have all his fullness dwell in him, and through him to reconcile to himself all things, whether things on earth or things in heaven, by making peace through his blood, shed on the cross.
    Colossians 1:19-20 NIV

  46. 3696
    Paula Risius says:

    Paula, Earlham
    “For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.”
    Romans 3:23 NIV

  47. 3697
    Katherine says:

    Katherine, St.Johns, FL
    “He said to her,’Daughter, your faith has healed you. Go in peace and be freed from your suffering.'” Mark 5:34 NIV

  48. 3698
    Deborah says:

    Deborah, Waco
    But we have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this all surpassing power is from God and not from us.
    II Corinthians 4:7 NIV

  49. 3699
    Melinda says:

    Melinda, Oconomowoc, WI: “Do not fear, for I am with you; do not anxiously look about you, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, surely I will help you, surely I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.” Isaiah 41:10 (NAS)

  50. 3700
    Lisa Ray says:

    Lisa – Trout, LA
    But now you must rid yourselves of all such things as these: anger, rage, malice, slander, and filthy language from your lips.
    Colossians 3:8 NIV

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