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. 3751
    Wendy says:

    Wendy – Houston TX
    Proverbs 3:5-6 Trust God from the bottom of your heart; don’t try to figure out everything on your own. Listen for God’s voice in everything you do, everywhere you go; he’s the one who will keep you on track. (The Message)

  2. 3752
    Michele says:

    Michele, Cumming, GA
    “So we say with confidence, the Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid. What can man do to me?”
    Hebrews 13:6 NIV

  3. 3753
    Amanda says:

    Amanda–Cartersville, Ga

    Psalm 37:23-24 (Today’s New International Version, ©2005)
    “The LORD makes firm the steps of those who delight in him;though they stumble,they will not fall,for the LORD upholds them with his hand.”

  4. 3754
    Nancy says:

    Be still and know that I am God. Revelation 46:10

  5. 3755
    Mollie Stopher says:

    Mollie- Friendswood, TX

    Philippians 4:6
    Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.

  6. 3756
    Ashley says:

    Ashley Taylor
    Lawrenceville, GA

    For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways declares the Lord.

    Isaiah 55:8 NIV

  7. 3757
    Melody says:

    Melody, Cleburne, TX
    “But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, reasonable, full of mercy and good fruits, unwavering, without hypocrisy.
    And the seed whose fruit is righteousness is sown in peace by those who make peace.” James 3:17,18 NASB

  8. 3758
    Heather Jacobs says:

    2 Corinthians 4:15 (NIV2)

    All this is for your benefit, so that the grace that is reaching more and more people may cause thanksgiving to overflow to the glory of God.

    Heather J.
    Macclenny, FL

  9. 3759
    Tammy says:

    Tammy, Merryville, La
    “Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye double minded.” James 4:8 KJV

  10. 3760
    Kathy says:

    Kathy @ Wilmington NC
    Psalm 19:13 (NIV)
    “Keep Your servant also from willful sins; may they not rule over me. Then will I be blameless, innocent of great transgression.”

  11. 3761
    Brenda says:

    “Do everything without complaining or arguing.” Phil 2:14

  12. 3762
    Gail says:

    Gail, Ellensburg, WA

    Isaiah 30:18 (NIV)

    18 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!

  13. 3763

    Carol, Phoenix, AZ:

    “When it’s sin versus grace, grace wins hands down. All sin can do is threaten us with death, and that’s the end of it. Grace, because God is putting everything together again through the Messiah, invites us into life — a life that goes on and on and on, world without end.”

    Romans 5:20b-21, The Message

  14. 3764
    linda says:

    I am so late in posting this!!!! please include me!!!

    Isaiah 30:15 – In quietness and confidence (spending time alone with me) and confident trust (relying on My sufficiency) is your strength.

  15. 3765
    Cindy Sanchez says:

    The Lord is my Rock and my Fortresss and my Deliverer,my God, my Strength in whom I will Trust, My Shield, and the horn of my Salvation, and my High Tower. Psalm 18:2

    corpus christi,Texas

  16. 3766
    Gayle, says:

    Gayle, Salinas
    All scripture is God breathed and us useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness so that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work. II Timothy 3:16,17

  17. 3767
    Becky says:

    Choctaw, OK

    “For in Him dwells all the fullness of the Godhead bodily.” (NKJV)

    Colossians 2:9

  18. 3768
    Melissa Lippert says:

    Melissa L. ~ Delaware, 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

    I too love this and have not committed it to memory. So glad you brought it to my attention Beth!

  19. 3769
    Stephanie solomon says:

    In the beginning was the word and the word was God, and the word was God.

  20. 3770
    Mary Beth says:

    Mary Beth – Abilene TX

    Therefore, prepare your minds for action; be self-control; set you hope fully on the grace to be given you when Jesus Christ is revealed.
    1 Peter 1:13 NIV

  21. 3771
    Janel says:

    Janel, Valrico FL – “Wise words are more valuable than much gold and many rubies.” Proverbs 20:15 NLT

  22. 3772
    Marge Frantz says:

    Matthew 5:3 – Message – “you’re blessed when you’re at the end of your rope. With less of you there is more of God and his rule.”

  23. 3773
    Pam, Pflugerville, TX says:

    Deut. 32: 3-4 (HCSB)
    For I will proclaim the Lord’s name. Declare the greatness of our God. The Rock–His work is perfect; all His ways are entirely just. A faithful God, without prejudice, He is righteous and true.

  24. 3774
    Sylvia Geide says:

    Psalm 143:10
    “Teach me to do thy will; for thou art my God:
    thy spirit is good; lead me into the land of uprightness.

  25. 3775
    Erin says:

    The LORD had said to Abram, “Leave your country, your people and your father’s household and go to the land I will show you.I will make you into a great nation and I will bless you; I will make your name great, and you will be a blessing. After this, the word of the LORD came to Abram in a vision: “Do not be afraid, Abram. I am your shield, your very great reward.Abram believed the LORD, and he credited it to him as righteousness.
    Genesis 12:1-2 & 15:1, 6
    Erin Tyler

  26. 3776
    Carrie says:

    Carrie, Princeton, MN:

    “Each time He said, ‘My grace is all you need. My power works best in weakness.'”

    2 Corinthians 12:9a NLT

  27. 3777
    Leanne says:

    Leanne, Abbotsford BC, Canada
    He determines the course of world events; he removes kings and sets others on the throne. He gives wisdom to the wise and knowledge to the scholars. Dan. 2:21 NLT

  28. 3778
    Amy H. says:

    Amy H. Oklahoma City, OK
    2 Corinthians 12:9 NLT
    Each time he said, “My grace is all you need. My power works best in weakness.” So now I am glad to boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ can work through me.

  29. 3779
    Carla F. says:

    Carla F., Houston, Tx.

    Great peace have they who love your law, and nothing can make them stumble. Ps. 119:165 (NIV)

  30. 3780
    Debbie says:

    Debbie, Houston “casting all your anxiety upon Him, because He cares for you.” 1 Peter 5:7 NAS

  31. 3781

    Be imitators of God, therefore, as dearly loved children and live a life of love.

    Ephesians 5:1-2a

    Mosinee, WI

  32. 3782
    Ruth from North Idaho says:

    Romans 8:1-3a The Message

    With the arrival of Jesus, the Messiah, that fateful dilemma is resolved. Those who enter into Christ’s being-here-for-us no longer have to live under a continuous, low-lying black cloud. A new power is in operation. The Spirit of life in Christ, like a strong wind, has magnificently cleared the air, freeing you from a fated lifetime of brutal tyranny at the hands of sin and death.

    God went for the jugular when he sent his own Son.

  33. 3783
    Michelle says:

    “I have taught you in the way of wisdom; I have led you in right paths. When you walk, your steps will not be hindered. And when you run, you will not stumble.” Proverbs 4:11 & 12

  34. 3784
    Amy Fitzwater, Holts Summit, MO says:

    “But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, open to reason, full of mercy and good fruits, impartial and sincere.” James 3:17 ESV

  35. 3785
    Carrie Wilson says:

    Auburndale, FL

    When words are many, sin is not absent, but he who holds his tongue is wise. Proverbs 10:19 NIV

  36. 3786
    Colleen says:

    Colleen, O’Fallon, IL. Reckless words pierce like a sword, but the tongue of the wise brings healing.
    Proverbs 12:18 NIV

  37. 3787
    Kari says:

    Kari, Gatesville Luke 18:1, 6-8 (NIV)

    1) Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up. 6) And the Lord said, “Listen to what the unjust judge says. 7) And will not God bring about justice for his chosen ones, who cry out to him day and night? Will he keep putting them off? 8) I tell you, he will see that they get justice, and quickly. However, when the son of man comes, will he find faith on the earth?

  38. 3788
    Debbie Edwards says:

    Let no corrupt word proceed out of your mouth, but what is good for necessary edification, that it may impart grace to the hearer.

    Eph. 4:29

  39. 3789
    Whitley, Almo says:

    Therefore the Lord waits to be gracious to you,
    and therefore he exalts himself to show mercy to you.
    For the Lord is a God of justice;
    blessed are all those who wait for him.

    Isaiah 30:18 ESV

  40. 3790
    Susan Briggs says:

    Susan, Chesapeake, VA: “…and provide for those who grieve in Zion to bestow on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes, the oil of gladness instead of mourning, and a garment of praise instead of a spirit of despair. They will be called oaks of righteousness, a planting of the Lord for he display of his splendor.” -Isaiah 61:3

  41. 3791
    Diane H. says:

    Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. Romans 12:12 NIV

    Diane H.
    Dallas, Texas

  42. 3792
    Sandi says:

    Duluth, MN

    Psalm 73:23-24 (TNIV)

    Yet I am always with you;
    you hold me by my right hand.
    You guide me with your counsel,
    and afterward you will take me into glory.

  43. 3793
    Katie says:

    Katie in rural Oklahoma:

    “It if is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone.” Romans 12:18 NIV 1984

  44. 3794
    Kelly says:

    Kelly, Huntsville

    “But our citizenship is in heaven. And we eagerly await a Savior from there, the Lord Jesus Christ” Philippians 3:20 (NIV)

  45. 3795
    Deanna says:

    Deanna, Maytown AL

    Therefore the LORD waits to be gracious to you, and therefore he exalts himself to show mercy to you. For the LORD is a God of justice; blessed are all those who wait for him.
    Isaiah 30:18 ESV

  46. 3796
    Amanda says:

    “Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.”

    1 Thessalonians 5:16-18, ESV

  47. 3797
    Deborah says:

    Deborah, Pinewood, TN

    Proverbs 23:7 NKJV

    For as he thinks in his heart, so is he.
    “ Eat and drink!” he says to you,
    But his heart is not with you.

  48. 3798
    Jan Tyler says:

    “My greace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness. Therefore, I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me.

    Jan, Olney Texas 2 Corinthians 12:9 NIV

  49. 3799
    Robin Lackey says:

    The time has slipped by me. My verse for April 15th.

    Isaiah 57:1 (NIV)
    “The rigteous perish and no one takes it to heart, the devout are taken away and no one understands taht the righteous are taken away to be spared from evil.”

  50. 3800
    Lyndsey says:

    2 samuel 22:36, ESV- Lyndsey in LA

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