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. 4001
    Jessica says:

    Jessica, New York, NY

    “Jesus called out with a loud voice, ‘Father, into your hands I commit my spirit.’ When he had said this, he breathed his last.” Luke 23:46 NIV

  2. 4002
    Alyssa Wilson says:

    Alyssa Wilson – Fort Worth, Texas
    (April 15th verse – late)

    Romans 8:6 (NIV) – The mind of sinful man is death, but the mind controlled by the Spirit is life and peace.

  3. 4003
    Betty Fulkerson says:

    Betty Fulkerson, Montgomery, Tx. Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through Our Lord Jesus Christ. Romans 5:1 Thank you Jesus for what you did, you washed me clean with your blood, i am now white as snow, I love you with all my heart,mind,soul,and strength.

  4. 4004
    Melanie says:

    Melanie, Omaha NE

    For God so loved the world that He gave is one and only son that who ever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life.
    John 3:16 NIV

  5. 4005
    Katie Enlow says:

    Katie Enlow, Paducah – “Your beauty should come from your inner self, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is of great worth in God’s sight.” I Peter 3:4

  6. 4006
    Traci says:

    “Then you will call, and the Lord with answer; You will cry for help, and He will say, Here I am.”

    Isaiah 58:9 (NIV)

    Frankfort, KY

  7. 4007
    Hannah Seale says:

    Hannah, La Grange, TX “Be still in the presence of the Lord, and wait patiently for Him to act.” Psalm 37:7NLT

  8. 4008
    Lindsey says:

    Late- but not going to give up!!

    Lindsey, Charleston, SC: “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

  9. 4009
    Kathryn says:

    Kathryn,Jacksonville – Psalm 28:7a: “The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and he helps me. “

  10. 4010
    Lindsey coke says:

    Odessa, tx
    They will make war against the Lamb, but the Lamb will overcome them because he is Lord of lords and King of kings-and with him will be his called, chosen and faithful followers. Revelation 17:14 NIV

  11. 4011
    DLynn Miracle says:

    DLynn; Amarillo.
    Psalm 46:1 NIV
    God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in time of trouble.

  12. 4012
    Rebecca Harrison says:

    Rebecca Harrison
    Greenville, SC
    “But you O Lord are a shield about me, my glory and the lifter of my head.” Psalm 3:3

  13. 4013
    Amy Garifo says:

    Clovis, Ca

    So letting your sinful nature control your mind leads to death. But letting the Spirit control your mind leads to life and peace.
    Rom 8:6 NLT

  14. 4014
    Cindy Paul says:

    Cindy Paul
    Spokane, WA

    “Bless the Lord, O my soul, and all that is within me, bless His holy name!” Psalm 103:1 ESV

  15. 4015
    Julie Reynolds says:

    Julie Reynolds Tallassee AL

    For who is God except the Lord? And who is a rock, except our God? It is He who arms me with strength and makes my way perfect. Psalm 18:31-32 NIV

  16. 4016
    Rebecca says:

    Rebecca mobile al
    Keep me as the apple of your eye; hide me in the shadow of your wings, psalm 17:8 esv

  17. 4017
    Lisa Cleary says:

    Lisa Corbin,KY NIV Isaiah 58:11

    The Lord will guide you always
    He will satisfy your needs in a sun-scorched land and will strengthen your frame.
    You will be like a well watered garden,
    like a spring whose waters never fail.

  18. 4018
    Jackie says:

    Habakkuk 1:5 NIV

    Look at the nations and watch – and be utterly amazed. For I am going to do something in your days that you would not believe, even if you were told.

  19. 4019
    Yvonne says:

    Yvonne says:

    Your laws are always right; help me to understand them so I may live.

    Psalm 119:144 NLT

  20. 4020
    Tiffany says:

    Tiffany, League City, “do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will gaurd your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus.” Philipians 4:6-7 ESV

  21. 4021
    Josie says:

    Josie, Tucson, AZ
    Have you never heard? Have you never understood? The Lord is the everlasting God,the Creator of all the earth.
    He never grows weak or weary. No one can measure the depths of his understanding. He gives power to the weak
    and strength to the powerless. Even youths will become weak and tired, and young men will fall in exhaustion.
    But those who trust in the Lord will find new strength.
    They will soar high on wings like eagles. They will run and not grow weary. They will walk and not faint.
    Isaiah 40:28-31 (NLT)

  22. 4022
    Heather says:

    Heather, Sedalia, Alberta
    “For this reason, since the day we heard about you, we have not stopped praying for you and asking God to fill you with the knowledge of his will through all spiritual wisdom and understanding. And we pray this in order that you may live a life worthy of the Lord and may please him in every way: bearing fruit in every good work, growing in the knowledge of God,” Colossians 1:9-10, NIV

  23. 4023
    Beth at Not a Bow in Sight 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

    Beth, Houston

  24. 4024
    Alison P. says:

    Alison P.
    McComb, MS

    As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Now remain in my love.

    John 15:9 (NIV)

  25. 4025
    Kim Santore says:

    Kim, San Juan Capistrano, CA: “Come to me, all of you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.”

    Matthew 11:28 NIV

  26. 4026
    Deborah says:

    Deborah, Dublin

    Philippians 4:7
    Weymouth New Testament

    “And then the peace of God, which transcends all our powers of thought, will be a garrison to guard your hearts and minds in union with Christ Jesus.”

  27. 4027
    Susie says:

    Ah, Sovereign LORD, you have made the heavens and the earth by your great power and outstretched arm. Nothing is too hard for you. Jeremiah 32:17 NIV

    Susie, Whitehouse, TX

  28. 4028
    Renee says:

    I lost my scripture spiral!! But fear not, I have found it so will be getting back on track!! I will post my next verse the next time. While searching for my cards I kept with “above all else guard your heart for it is the wellspring of life”.

  29. 4029
    Rena says:

    Sorry this is so late!!

    Rena, Tulsa, OK. “Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is present, there is freedom. And we all, with unveiled faces reflecting the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from one degree of glory to another, which is from the Lord, who is the Spirit.” 2 Corinthians 3:17-18 NET Bible

  30. 4030
    Gail Jones says:

    Romans 8:27 KJV

    Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him that loved us.

    Gail Jones
    Decatur, TX
    Sorry I’m a little late posting this month!

  31. 4031
    Rebecca says:

    Rebecca, College Station, TX

    “I am sure that God, who began this good work in you, will carry it on until it is finished on the Day of Jesus Christ.”

    Philippians 1:6 (GNB)

  32. 4032
    Lynnette says:

    Lynnette in Houston
    Ephesians 2:8 (NIV)
    For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God—

  33. 4033
    Tricia says:

    Tricia, Eldridge
    “Praise the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits, who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases.” Psalm 103:2-3 NIV

  34. 4034
    Lise Ode says:

    Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.

    PHI 4:6


  35. 4035
    Cathy Gray says:

    We prove ourselves by our purity, our understanding, out patience, our kindness, by the Holy Spirit within us, and by our sincere love. 2 Corinthians 2:6

  36. 4036
    Lisa says:

    Lisa, Fredericktown

    Those who trust in the Lord are like Mt. Zion, which cannot be shaken but endures forever. As the mountains surround Jerusalem, so the Lord surrounds his people both now and forever more.

    Psalm 125: 1-2

  37. 4037
    Sally says:

    Again, better late than never……
    Columbus, OH
    ” If I go up to the heavens, You are there; if I make my bed in the depths, You are there.”
    Psalm 139:8

  38. 4038
    Diann says:

    I’ve been waiting on this blog post and somehow I missed it! Yikes! I hope it’s not too late!

    Diann, Woodburn, Indiana:

    “Truly he is my rock and my salvation; he is my fortress, I will not be shaken.” Psalm 62:6 (NIV)

  39. 4039
    Hannah says:

    Hannah – Lebanon, IN (I’m so glad I’m not the only late one this month!)
    “I do believe; help be to overcome my unbelief.” Mark 9:24 (NIV)

  40. 4040
    Debbie says:

    I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me!

    Debbie Las Cruces,N.M.

  41. 4041
    Alison says:

    I totally spaced posting this time. The 15th was a dark day, and I latched onto Beth’s verse, and never posted that I was stealing it!

    Alison, 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

  42. 4042
    Dawn says:

    Dawn in Menomonee Falls, WI

    I need to get better at posting these more promptly. They are in my spiral – I just keep forgetting to enter them.

    “But as for me, I watch in hope for the LORD, I wait for God my Savior; my God will hear me.”
    Micah 7:7 NIV

    Thanks to Priscilla Shirer’s Jonah study for this one!

  43. 4043
    Tarah says:

    Tarah – Rib Lake, WI (sorry so late in posting this….I have been working on it, though)

    I John 1:5 (ESV) “This is the message we have heard from him and proclaim to you, that God is light, and in Him is no darkness at all.”

  44. 4044
    Joy S. says:

    Joy S., Springfield, OH: “It is God who arms me with strength and keeps my way secure.” Psalm 18: 32

  45. 4045
    Kristi says:

    Kristi Knoxville TN “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

    Sorry so late….just got back from Thailand…

  46. 4046
    Melissa says:

    Melissa from Calgary, Alberta:

    “Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path”

    Psalm 119:105 (NIV)

  47. 4047
    Sandra says:

    If you love me, you will keep my commandments.
    And I will ask the Father and He will give you another Advocate to be with you forever.
    John 14:-5-16. NSRV

  48. 4048
    Linda from La Junta says:

    Colossians 4:2 (NIV) “Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful.”

  49. 4049
    Julie In Absarokee Montana says:

    Julie in Absarokee Montana
    “Let your light shine before men in such a way that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.
    Mat 5:16

  50. 4050
    Macy in Absarokee Montana says:

    Macy in Absarokee Montana

    The name of the LORD is a strong tower;
    The righteous runs into it and is safe.

    Proverbs 18:10

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