2011 Siesta Scripture Memory Team: Verse 17!

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**Siesta Celebration is January 20-21, 2012**
Hey Sweet Things!

We’ve made it to September 1st! That is great news for those of us who live in 3-digit temperatures for most of August! It won’t be an eternity before cool breezes start blowing golden leaves off the trees. I love Autumn best of all seasons. Bring it on, Jesus! September 1st is also great news for those of us planning to attend our SSMT Grand Celebration in January! We’re getting closer and closer to our big weekend. I hope so much that many of you will be able to come. We at LPM are making big plans toward it. Travis will be there to lead us in worship and he and I talked last weekend in Salt Lake City about how we can hardly wait.

Since my last post went on…and on…and on…and on, I will keep this one short and sweet. I don’t think I’ve ever relished my memory work more than this year. God has caused the Scriptures in my bones to spring to life in my heart these last 8 months and I pray that the same is true for you. Here’s mine this time around:

Beth, Houston. “Dear friends, I urge you as foreigners and exiles to keep away from fleshly desires that do battle against the soul, and maintain good conduct among the non-Christians, so that though they now malign you as wrongdoers, they may see your good deeds and glorify God when He appears.” 1 Peter 2:11-12 The NET Bible.

I’m crazy about you guys! Keep hiding those Scriptures in your heart. THEY MATTER.

And you matter. You are so deeply loved by the Lord Jesus. May He reveal Himself to you this day.


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  1. 2301
    Trechell says:

    Spring, TX

    For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.

    2 Timothy 1:7

  2. 2302
    Faye Reed says:

    For if you remain silent at this time,relief and deliverance for the Jews will arise from another place, but you and your fathers family will paerish. And who knows but that you have come to a royal position for such a time as this? Esther 4;14 NIV

  3. 2303
    Marissa Rice says:

    Psalm 19:14 KJV

    Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in thy sight, O LORD, my strength, and my redeemer.

    Marissa, Oklahoma

  4. 2304
    Awilda Acuff says:

    Awilda, College Station, TX

    Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you. – Ephesians 4:32 (NIV, 1984)

    During the days of Jesus’ life on earth, He offered up prayers and petitions with loud cries and tears to the One who could save Him from death, and He was heard because of his reverent submission. – Hebrews 5:7 (NIV, 1984)

  5. 2305
    Karina Sousa says:

    Karina Sousa
    Recife- PE, Brazil

    Pay everyone whatever you owe them. If you owe taxes, pay them. If you owe tolls, pay them. If you owe someone respect, respect that person. If you owe someone honor, honor that person. Romans 13:7 (GW)

  6. 2306
    Tammy says:

    Tammy, Sugar Land, TX
    “Teach us to number our days aright, that we may gain a heart of wisdom.”
    Psalm 90:12 (NIV)

  7. 2307
    Heather McGillivray says:

    Heather, Ontario, Canada

    I will walk humbly all of my years because of this anguish of my soul (Isaiah 38:15b) NIV.

  8. 2308
    Terra says:

    Terra from Owasso

    Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins. 1 Peter 4:8 NIV

  9. 2309
    Katie says:

    in King George, VA
    Colossians 4:5-6 NIV

    Be wise in the way you act toward outsiders; make the most of every opportunity. Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone.

  10. 2310
    Jen Heindl says:

    Jen H. from Ft. Thomas, KY
    Isaiah 25:1
    O Lord, You are my God; I will exalt You and praise Your name, for in perfect faithfulness You have done marvelous things, things planned long ago.

  11. 2311
    Phyllis, Tulsa, OK says:

    “I say to myself, the Lord is my portion;therefore I will wait for Him.” Lamentations 3:24 NIV

  12. 2312
    Rita says:

    Galatians 5:13b-15 NIV

    …serve one another in love.
    The entire law is summed up in a single command:
    “Love your neighbor as yourself.”
    If you keep on biting and devouring each other, watch out or you will be destroyed by each other.

    Rita Brown
    Midland, TX

  13. 2313
    Amy (Praises in the Valley) says:

    Deuteronomy 33:25 “…as the days, so shall your strength be” – English Standard

  14. 2314
    Sheila says:

    Sheila, Beckley, WV
    For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, not of works, lest anyone should boast. Ephesians 2:8-9

  15. 2315
    Sheila J. says:

    Sheila, Beckley, WV
    For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is a gift of God, not of works, lest anyone should boast. Ephesians 2:8-9

  16. 2316
    Susanne says:

    Susanne, El Paso, TX

    This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.

    Psalm 118:24 NIV (1984)

  17. 2317
    Kim says:

    Kim, Corning, NY. Job 19:25 (NKJV) “For I know that my Redeemer lives, and He shall stand at last on the earth.”

  18. 2318
    Diane says:

    Diane, Cary NC and Naperville IL

    Continuing with Psalm 23 KJV

    1.) The LORD is my Shepherd; I shall not want.
    2.) He maketh me to lie down in green pastures; he leadeth me beside the still waters.
    3.) He restoreth my soul; he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake.
    4.) Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil; for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff, they comfort me.
    5.)Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: Thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over.

  19. 2319
    Meggie says:

    Meggie, Winnipeg, Canada
    “Don’t be afraid, for I am with you. Don’t be discouraged, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you. I will hold you up with my victorious right hand.” Isaiah 41:10 NLT

  20. 2320
    Gail Jones says:

    Gail Jones
    Decatur, Tx

    NIV Philippians 4:13

    And my God will supply all your needs according to his glorious riches in Christ Jesus.

  21. 2321
    stacey says:

    Stacey, Shreveport “I urge, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession and thandsgiveing be made for everyone” 1 Timothy 2:1

  22. 2322
    Shaminder says:


    Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me.
    Do not cast me from Your presence or take Your Holy Spirit from me.
    Restore to me the joy of Your salvation and grant me a willing spirit to sustain me.
    Psalm 51:10-12

  23. 2323
    Lisa says:

    Lisa from Greenville, SC

    Psalm 91:1,2 NIV “He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadows of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.”

  24. 2324
    Carolyn says:

    Carolyn, Dover Prov30:5,6 “Every word of God is flawless; He is a shield to those who take refuge in Him. Do not add to His words, or He will rebuke you and prove you a liar.” NIV

  25. 2325
    Pam Wright says:

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

  26. 2326
    Tammy, Bartlesville OK says:

    1 Peter 4:8 NIV
    Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.

  27. 2327
    Joyce says:

    Joyce, Exeter,RI

    “Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all ye lands. Serve the Lord with gladness: come before his presence with singing. Know ye that the Lord he is God; it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves; we are his people and the sheep of his pasture.” Psalms 100: 1-3 KJV

  28. 2328
    Susan says:

    Susan, Cumberland,RI

    “Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all ye lands. Serve the Lord with gladness: come before his presence with singing. Know ye that the Lord he is God; it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves; we are his people and the sheep of his pasture.” Psalms 100: 1-3 KJV

  29. 2329
    Marilyn says:

    You do not delight in sacrifice or I would bring it;You do not take pleasure in burnt offerings. The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart, O God, You will not despise.
    Ps.51: 16-17 NIV

  30. 2330
    Susan Flynn says:

    “Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.” Proverbs 4:23 (NIV)

  31. 2331
    Wanda Wallace says:

    “So I say, walk by the Spirit and you will not gratify the desire of the flesh.” Gal 5:16

  32. 2332
    Jill says:

    Jill, Puyallup, WA
    Psalm 130:6,7 (NLT)
    “I long for the Lord more than sentries long for the dawn, yes, more than sentries long for the dawn. O Israel, hope in the Lord; for with the Lord there is unfailing love and abundant redemption.”

  33. 2333
    Jennifer says:

    Jennifer, Highlands Ranch, CO
    ” You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you. ” Isaiah 26:3 (NIV)

  34. 2334
    Natalie says:

    Austin, Tx

    For you created my inner most being, you knit me in my mother’s womb.
    Psalm 139:13 NIV

  35. 2335
    Lara Harris says:

    Lara Harris, Spring Hill, TN
    Jer. 31:25 NIV

    I will refresh the weary and satisfy the faint.

  36. 2336
    Judie Horvath says:

    Judie,South Bend,In “You are my witnesses,” declares the LORD,”and my servant whom I have chosen,so that you may know and believe me and understand that I am he…” Is43:10 NIV

  37. 2337

    “Rejoice always! Pray constantly. Give thanks in everything, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” (1 Thessalonians 5:16-18)

  38. 2338
    Cindy Rader says:

    Cindy, formerly Broken Arrow, OK…currently Fort Worth, TX
    August 15th:
    These commandments that I give to you are to be upon your hearts. Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up.
    Deuteronomy 6:6-7 NIV

    September 1st:
    Commit your plans to the Lord whatever you do, and your plans will succeed.
    Proverbs 16:3 NIV

  39. 2339
    Pat says:

    “My soul finds rest in God alone; my salvation comes from Him.”
    Psalm 62:1 NIV

    Crawfordsville, IN

  40. 2340
    Ashley says:

    Ashley from Orlando:

    “The steadfast of mind you will keep in perfect peace because he trusts in you.”

    Isaiah 26:3

  41. 2341
    Sharon says:

    Sharon, LP. MI
    …”I will put My breath into you, and you will come to life. Then you will know that I am the Lord.”
    Ezekiel 37:6 NLT

  42. 2342
    Nicole Todd says:

    Nicole, Blue Springs, MO

    “Teach me to do your will, for you are my God; may your good Spirit lead me on level ground.” Psalm 143:10 NIV

  43. 2343
    AMY GARIFO says:

    Amy, Clovis Ca

    And what do you benefit if you gain the whole world but lose your own soul? Is anything worth more than your soul?

    Matt 16:26 NLT

  44. 2344
    Allison says:

    Allison, Eau Claire, WI
    Lam. 3:55-58
    But I called on your name from deep within the pit. You heard me when I cried “Listen to my pleading! Hear my cry for help!” Yes, you came when I called; you told me “Do not fear.” NLT

  45. 2345
    Karen says:

    Tallahassee, FL

    1 Peter 1:3 NIV

    Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,

  46. 2346
    Sue says:

    As an encouragement to anyone who is on the verge of quitting–I wanted to let you know that just as I was about to quit, I came up with another plan: stop, review, change up my strategy. I may be a few verses short at the end of the year, but am so glad for a break so that I can put those verses planted in my shallow short term memory firmly rooted in my long term memory. Best decision, ever!

  47. 2347
    Shelby Kasten says:

    Shelby Kasten, Ft Myers Fl Prov 4:23

    Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life.

  48. 2348
    Debbie Hays-Longview, Tx says:

    August 15 post
    Romans 6:8 NIV
    the mind governed by the flesh is death, but the mind governed by the Spirit is life and peace.

  49. 2349
    Debbie Hays -Longview, Tx says:

    September 1 Post
    2 Corinthians 10:3-5 NIV

    For though we life in the world, we do not wage war as the world does. The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish strongholds. We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against, the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.

  50. 2350
    Pam says:

    Pam, Austin, Isaiah 49:2 NIV
    “He made my mounth like a sharpened sword, in the shadow of his hand he hid me; He made me into a polished arrow and concealed me in his quiver.”

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