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. 3901
    Lyne Church says:

    Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance. James 1:2&3 NIV

  2. 3902
    Andrea says:

    “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.” NIV I Corinthians 15:58

    Woodstock, GA

  3. 3903
    Christy H says:

    Christy H, Justin, TX – Isaiah 53:5 – “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.” (NIV)

  4. 3904
    Lynn says:

    Lynn, St. Louis, MO

    “Do not call to mind the former things, or ponder things of the past. Behold, I will do something new, Now it will spring forth; Will you not be aware of it? I will even make a roadway in the wilderness, rivers in the desert.: Isa 43:18-19 NASB

  5. 3905
    Sherrie says:

    Isaiah 30:18 NIV

    So sorry on my phone and only have NASB translation on my kindle. I like the NIV wording:)

    Spokane, Wa

  6. 3906
    sister sheri says:

    Portland, OR

    “Judge not, that ye be not judged.”
    Matthew 7:1 KJV

  7. 3907
    Gloria W, Houston says:

    Gloria in Houston says:
    I will cry out O God Most High, The God who performs all things for me;
    He shall send from heaven and save me; He reproaches the one who would swallow me up. Selah God shall send forth His mercy and His truth.

    Psalms 57:2,3 (NKJV)

  8. 3908
    Kirsten says:

    Kirsten Lubbock, TX

    Don’t fret or worry. Instead of worrying, pray. Let petitions and praises shape your worries into prayers, letting God know your concerns.
    Before you know it, a sense of God’s wholeness, everything coming together for good, will come and settle you down. It’s wonderful what happens when Christ replaces worry at the center of your life.

    Philippians 4:6-7

  9. 3909
    robin says:

    Colossians 3:12-13 Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. 13 Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you.

    Snohomish, WA

  10. 3910
    Louise Marie says:

    “Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain: But a woman that feareth the Lord, she shall be praised.” Proverbs 31:30 KJV

  11. 3911
    Stephanie says:

    Stephanie, Martinez, Ga

    Thou wilt shew me the path of life: in thy presence [is] fulness of joy; at thy right hand [there are] pleasures for evermore.

    Psalms 16:11 KJV

  12. 3912
    SKay Fires says:

    SKay, Possum Kingdom Lake, Graford, TX

    James 1: 2-4
    “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. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.”

    I too am late because of our devastating wildfires. Kay Arthur posted this verse the other day and it immediately applied to my situation. I’m believing God!

  13. 3913
    Heidi Bowcher says:

    Heidi from Belgium:

    ‘He alone is my rock and my salvation;he is my fortress, I shall not be shaken.’ Psalm 62 v 6 NIV

    One of the last entries I am sure- I have been away from it all in the Norwegian mountains WITH NO INTERNET!!

  14. 3914
    Teresa Chism says:

    Psalm 62:5
    Find rest, O my soul, in God alone; My hope comes from him.

  15. 3915
    Teresa Chism says:

    I posted the inncorrect verse. i fliiped my ring binder to the wrong page. I already have Plsalm62:5
    Correct verse psal 63:8 My soul clings to you; your right hand upholds me. NIV Teresa C, San antonio, TX

  16. 3916
    shauna kimball, Platte SD says:

    Your people will rebuild the ancient ruins
    and will raise up the age-old foundations;
    you will be called Repairer of Broken Walls,
    Restorer of Streets with Dwellings.
    Isaiah 58:12

    Sorry so late. Please Pray for me and my family. My mother left my father and me Being the oldest of 4 children, I am feeling a great burden. My head is spinning. Growing up in a christian home my whole life I never would have seen it coming. The devil has such a strong hold on my mother right now. Lord Jesus Please save her from this road of destruction she is heading down. I know the plans he has for us are to prosper us and to never harm us, so I will cling to that!

  17. 3917
    Carol says:

    Carthage, NY

    Then he opened their minds so they could understand the Scriptures.
    He told them, “This is what is written: The Christ will suffer & rise from the dead on the third day, and repentance & forgiveness of sins will be preached in his name to all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.”

    Luke 24:45-47 NIV

  18. 3918
    Donna Heaney says:

    Donna, Summerfield, NC

    “Let your light so shine before men that they may see your good woks and glorify your Father in heaven.” Matthew 5:16 NKJV

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    Courtney says:

    Courtney – Tyler, TX
    In him and through faith in him, we may approach God with freedom and confidence. Ephesians 3:12 NIV

  20. 3920
    Ramona says:

    Ramona, Medina, Ohio
    1 Corinthians 3:16 NIV
    Don’t you know that you yourselves are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit dwells in your midst?

  21. 3921
    Amy says:

    For we know that our old self was crucified with him so that the body ruled by sin might be done away with that we should no longer be slaves to sin.
    Romans 6:6 NIV
    Amy Perrysburg, OH

  22. 3922
    Rebekah Patin says:

    Rebekah, Groves, TX – “Even the strong young lions sometimes go hungry, but those who trust in the LORD will lack no good thing.” Psalm 34:10 NLT

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      Crystal says:

      I could be completely wrong, but my guess is that you are part of Wendy Pope’s blog Reading Through the Word?! Isn’t it awesome to have such accountability and teaching of the Word?!

  23. 3923
    TJ Weeden says:

    TJ Weeden, Myrtle Beach,SC ‘Even to your old age and gray hairs I am He, I am He who will stustain you. I have made you and I will carry you; I will sustain you and I will rescue you.’ Isaiah 46:4 NIV (capital He, mine)

  24. 3924
    Chrystal says:

    OK- so late! Embarrassed but humbly submitting…(it was tax time and I’m a cpa….)..

    Philippians 4:19 (NET)

    And my God will supply your every need according to His glorious riches in Christ Jesus.

    Lexington, KY

  25. 3925
    Casey says:

    Montgomery, AL
    Now to him who is able to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think, according to the power at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, forever and ever. Amen
    Eph 3:20-21 ESV

  26. 3926
    Crystal says:

    Norman, OK

    “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

  27. 3927
    Leigh says:

    Leigh, Olathe, KS – “Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone.” – Colossians 4:6, NIV84

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    Christy, Sherman, TX
    “You will only observe with your eyes and see the punishment of the wicked.”
    Psalm 91:8 NIV

  29. 3929
    Kathy says:

    Kathy, Easley: This is late, but I wanted to submit and stay on board!

    “He must become greater; I must become less.”

    John 3:30 NIV

  30. 3930
    Paula says:

    Paula, Batavia, Ohio
    I can do all this through Him who gives me strength.
    Phil 4:13, NIV

  31. 3931
    Wanda Wallace says:

    I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit in you; I will remove your heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh. Ezekiel 36:26 (NIV)

  32. 3932
    Kay says:

    This is to my Father’s glory, that you bear much fruit, showing yourselves to be my disciples. John 15:8 NIV

  33. 3933

    Nancy, Perry, GA — “Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God — this is true worship.” (INIV)

  34. 3934
    Darcie says:

    Darcie, Bethel, CT – “Teach me Your ways, O Lord, that I may live according to Your truth! Grant me purity of heart, so that I may honor You. With all of my heart I will praise You, O Lord my God. I will give glory to Your name forever.” Psalm 86:11-12 NLT

  35. 3935
    kendra says:

    Kendra, Portland Oregon

    “There is a time for everything, and a season for activity under the heavens” Ecclesiastes 3:1

  36. 3936
    cindi says:

    Cindi Hueytown,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

  37. 3937

    late at posting, but have been memorizing.

    Cindy in Ferndale
    2 Sam 23:3-4
    When one rules over men in righteousness, when he rules in the fear of God, he is like the light of morning at sunrise on a cloudless morning, like the brightness after rain that brings the grass from the earth.

  38. 3938
    Gloria Huff says:

    Gloria – Cypress, TX
    “Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer”. Romans 12:12 NIV

  39. 3939
    Mary says:

    Mary from Atlanta
    Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, aways hopes, always perseveres.
    1Corinthians 13:6-7

  40. 3940
    Angie says:

    Psalm 34:9 Amp

    O fear the Lord, you His saints [revere and worship Him]! For there is no want to those who truly revere and worship Him with godly fear.

    Lino Lakes, MN

  41. 3941
    Elizabeth. says:

    Elizabeth R., Cypress, TX:
    “For in him all things were created … all things have been created thrugh him and for him. He is before all things, and in him all things hold together.”
    Colossians 1:16a,c-17 (NIV)

  42. 3942
    Cheryl says:

    Cheryl, Chadbourn. Therefore the Lord will wait, that He may be gracious to you; and therefore He will be exalted, that He may have mercy on you. For the Lord is a God of justice; blessed are all those who wait for Him. Isaiah 30:18 NKJV

  43. 3943
    shelly says:

    Matthew 28:5-6 NIV
    The angel said to the women,”Do not be afraid, for I knwo that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. He is not here; he has risen, just as he said.”

    Shelly, willmar, MN

  44. 3944
    Karla K says:

    Karla, Broomfield,

    But I have trusted in Your mercy; My heart shall rejoice in Your salvation.

    Psalm 13:5 (NKJ)

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    Janet says:

    Enid, OK

    But everyone must be quick to hear, slow to speak and slow to anger.

    James 1:19 NASB

  46. 3946
    Janet Rawls-Cazares says:

    I have a question: I moved and do not have internet in my new place so it was not easy to get on the blog and I fell behind. I remembered Beth saying we had to post each time and when I couldn’t, I got discouraged and quit. It’s never far from my mind and I keep up in my notebook but I haven’t been keeping up on the blog. Am I disqualified? Do I have to quit? Or, can I find grace and mercy in my time of need?!?! (LOL)
    Pressing on!

  47. 3947
    karensk says:

    Karen K. in Houston, TX — Be gracious to me, O God, for man has trampled upon me; Fighting all day long he oppresses me. Ps 56:1 NASB (part of a passage)

  48. 3948
    Lisa in HI says:

    2 Corinthians 7:4b I am filled with comfort, I am exceedingly joyful in all my tribulation. NKJV

    (I am too blessed to be stressed…my translation)

  49. 3949
    Mary says:

    Mary, Westfield, NJ
    “You are my hiding place; you will protect me from trouble and surround me with songs of deliverance.” Psalm 32:7 (NIV)

  50. 3950
    Sharon says:

    Sharon, Lititz, PA

    For your Maker is your husband-
    the Lord Almighty is his name-
    the Holy One of Israel is your
    Redeemer; He is called the God
    of all the earth.

    Isaiah 54:5

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