2013 Siesta Scripture Memory Team: Verse 24!














Oh, Jesus was so worthy of all this work, wasn’t He, Sister???


You have been a stellar group and you’ve kept to the exact instructions with every single entry, limiting them to the verse alone. This time when you leave your verse, you get to leave a comment with it. Testify! Boast in the Lord! Tell us a specific way God used this year of Scripture memory in your priceless life.

THEN, click this!

Hallelujah Chorus


Beth, Houston. Christ, in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge. Colossians 2:2b-3 ESV

I love you so much I could cry. Thank you for the privilege to serve you. 


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  1. 551
    Robin says:

    John 7:6 (NIV) The right time for me has not yet come. For you, any time is right.

    I’m on my 5th spiral now and what a blessing this discipline has been! Helps me grow closer to God as I pray and meditate through it. Without the accountability of this blog, I would never have followed through – thank you Beth Moore for your example!

  2. 552
    Kelley Mansfield says:

    Kelley Mansfield, Sharpsburg, GA
    Isaiah 41:10-13 NIV
    10 So do not fear, for I am with you;
    do not be dismayed, for I am your God.
    I will strengthen you and help you;
    I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

    11 “All who rage against you
    will surely be ashamed and disgraced;
    those who oppose you
    will be as nothing and perish.
    12 Though you search for your enemies,
    you will not find them.
    Those who wage war against you
    will be as nothing at all.
    13 For I am the Lord your God
    who takes hold of your right hand
    and says to you, Do not fear;
    I will help you.

  3. 553
    Melina says:

    OKC, OK
    The Sovereign Lord has given me an instructed tongue, to know the word that sustains the weary. He wakens me morning by morning, wakens my ear to listen like one being taught.
    —Isaiah 50:4

    His word really has sustained me this year. Thankful for this challenge!

  4. 554
    Sue Johnson says:

    Sue, Wellington.
    Your word, O Lord, is eternal; it stands firm in the heavens. Psalm 119:89 NIV 84

  5. 555
    Rene' Pingel says:

    Rene’, Cape Girardeau, MO
    Therefore God exalted him to the highest place and gave him the name that is a above every name, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father. Philippians 2:9-11 NIV

    What a blessing to be on this 2013 Siesta Scripture Memory Team!

  6. 556
    Alice Hinckley says:

    Alice, Dallas, TX: “For with God nothing will be impossible.” Luke 1:37 NKJV

  7. 557
    Suzanne in RI says:

    Suzanne Bailey, Harrisville, RI
    His brightness was like the light;
    rays flashed from his hand;
    and there he veiled his power.
    Habakkuk 3:4 ESV

    I praise God for His Word, because it helped me to focus my praise on the splendor of His creation. Also, many of my verses helped me to put Jesus’ love into everyday living by reminding me of what my Christian walk should be.

  8. 558
    Phyllis says:

    Phyllis, Irvine, CA “The Son is the radiance of God’s glory and the exact representation of his being, sustaining all things by his powerful word. After he had provided purification for sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty in heaven.” Hebrews 1:3 NIV

    This is life changing!

  9. 559
    Michelle C says:

    Open my eyes that I may see wonderful things in your law.

    Psalm 119:18 (NIV)

  10. 560
    Ronnie Wood says:

    Ronnie, Ostrander, Ohio

    John 10:10 “The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.”

    I am thankful for a Godly sister in Christ who asked me to take this challenge with her! Thank you Living Proof!

  11. 561
    Mary Anne Peters says:

    Mary Anne Peters
    Osler, SK, Canada
    “Return to your fortress, O prisoners of hope; even now I will announce that I will restore twice as much to you.”

    Memorizing scripture for this past year has been a literal lifeline! I had no idea when I signed up for this challenge how desperately I would need God’s Word hidden within me as never before. I began the year with a Word of hope, and hope was my theme for the year. I end the year with a beautiful reminder of where my hope comes from, and I long to be bound to it forever.

  12. 562
    Gay says:

    Round Rock, Tx.
    “I will sing to the LORD all my life; I will sing praise to my God as long as I live.”
    Psalm 104:33 NIV

    What a blessing it has been to memorize His word this year! Some were a challenge and some were easy. I tried to be aware of His guidance as to which ones to memorize, and what a variety He gave me. I can look through them and remember how they met each need I had at that particular time. What fun! What delight! What love! Thank You, Lord Jesus!

  13. 563
    Lakeisha says:

    Lakeisha, Mays Landing, NJ

    Don’t worry about anything, instead, pray about everything. Tell God what yo need and thank him for all h has done.

    Philippians 4:6 NIV

  14. 564
    Karen Cooper says:

    Karen from Indianapolis
    “We have not received the spirit of the world but the Spirit who is from God that we may understand what God has freely given us.” I Corinthians 2:12 NIV

    My scriptures were all about the Holy Spirit this year because I wanted to focus on being strengthened with His power in my inner being through His Holy Spirit.

  15. 565
    Gretchen says:

    Gretchen, Thousand Oaks, CA
    Proverbs 16:3 NET

    Commit your works to the Lord, and your plans will be established.

  16. 566
    Patrice Krimpelbein says:

    Patrice, Elm Grove, WI

    Give generously, for your gifts will return to you later.

    Ecclesiastes 11:1 TLB

    The effort of finding a meaningful verse, and then coming back to it again and again has kept me grounded, pulled me up out of the mud and cleaned me off every time.

  17. 567
    Pam says:

    Pam.Campbellsburg In. Psalm 34;3 Oh Magnify the Lord with me, And let us exalt His name together….


  18. 568
    Kerry says:

    Kerry St. Louis, MO

    “May the god of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust Him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.”

    Roman’s 15:3

  19. 569
    Pam says:

    Oh and Merry Christmas to all…… Have a blessed one…

  20. 570
    Nancy says:

    Nancy Lakewood, CO

    “He is before all things, and in him ALL things hold together.” Col 1:17 NIV

    What a year this has been and where would we be without HIS WORD?
    Thank you so very much for your ministry. Blessings on all at LPM and the Moore family! Merry CHRISTmas!!

  21. 571
    Hilary says:

    Hilary, Columbus, GA

    I’m doing my December 1st and December 15th verses. I was in bed sick for a week during Dec 1 and just realized I never did it!

    Dec 1 –
    Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.
    Ephesians 4:2 NIV

    Dec 15 –
    Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace.
    Ephesians 4:3 NIV

  22. 572
    Tara from Springfield, MO says:

    For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.

    John 3:16 (NIV)

    I thought I would end with the most important verse in the bible. Thanks for the opportunity to come along on this wonderful ride into scripture!

  23. 573
    Kerry says:

    Forgot my comment…

    This is my first time participating and it has been a blessing (and a challenge!) My niece introduced me to your site and we’ve done this challenge together! We’ve kept each other going and have bonded along the way.
    Thank you for all you do, Beth!

    Kerry, St. Louis, MO

  24. 574
    Joanne Swanson says:

    Joanne from Bremerton WA
    Isaiah 9:6. ESV
    For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.

  25. 575
    Darlene ~ Holly, Michigan says:

    Teach me your way, Lord, that I may rely on your faithfulness; give me an undivided heart, that I may fear your name.

    Psalm 86:11

  26. 576
    Kim S. says:

    Kim, Nashville, TN

    How can a young man keep his way pure? By living according to your word.

    Psalm 119:9 (NIV)

  27. 577
    Barb Brubakken says:

    Barb, Wisconsin
    Proverbs 3:7 Be not wise in your own eyes, seek the Lord and turn away from evil.

    Memorizing has always been difficult but the Lord graciously set my mind to the task. I memorized Psalm 34 plus 2 other verses. I did it! Now I want to do more.

  28. 578
    Amy B says:

    Whatever you do, work heartily as for the Lord and not for men. Col. 3:23, ESV

  29. 579
    Beth says:

    Beth, London, U.K. “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.” (Romans 15:13, NIV)

  30. 580
    Carrie Aaron says:

    Carrie, Cary NC:

    “For with God nothing will be impossible.”
    Luke 1:37 NKJV

    This project has been my life line – With Jesus, and with my two dear friends who agreed to join me! We agreed to memorize the same group of 24 verses and took turns picking the verse. I am SO looking forward to seeing them both in Houston next month… (and Beth:)

  31. 581
    Megan says:

    Megan, Stow, OH, Give attention to the sound of my cry, my King and my God, for to you do I pray. Psalm 5:2 ESV

  32. 582
    Tracy Chapman says:

    Andice, TX

    “For the Mighty One has done great things for me;
    and holy is His name.”

    Luke 1:49 NASB

  33. 583
    Pamela Slifco says:

    Pamela from Shelby Township MI

    Neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all of creation will be able to separate me from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus, my Lord.

    Romans 8:38 NIV

  34. 584
    Ashley Sullens says:

    Ashley Sullens
    Kings Mountain, NC 28086

    2 Corinthians 1:4 NASB
    He comforts us in all our affliction so the we will be able to comfort those who are in any affliction with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.

    I was blessed to be able to go on my first overseas mission trip this year, also my first plane ride. I held tightly to the Word of God as I quoted by memory verses over & over. He gave me peace for the journey. I’m grateful for the accountability. Thank you for your faithfulness to serve our Savior Jesus Christ! I love you dearly!

  35. 585
    Susan says:

    Susan, Tallahassee, Fla.

    To the Jews who had believed him, Jesus said, “If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” John 8:31-32 NIV

  36. 586
    Sandra R. says:

    Sandra R., Swainsboro, GA
    Above all, put on love—the perfect bond of unity.
    Colossians 3:14 HCSB

    This is my second time particapting the Siesta Memorization and it has been a blessing both years.
    Sometimes the verses I choose are from a Bible Study I am doing or from a Sunday School lesson I am preparing. At other times the verses are ones that speak to me as I read the Bible through in my Chronological Bible. All are special to me as I see God’s presence in my life as I study them.

  37. 587
    Kristin L. says:

    Kristin, Panama City, FL

    “Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles, and let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us.”

    Heb. 12:1 NIV

    So difficult to choose a final verse for this year, but this one is fitting because I am convinced that perseverance is key in experiencing the fullness of God’s goodness here on this earth! I am AMAZED at how the Lord has helped me memorize all my verses, AND how He’s given me opportunity to speak the verses into peoples’ lives all year long!! His Truth is so powerful – and I’ve been able to see how it literally transforms someone’s mind in the midst of awful trials. Peace, hope, joy, strength, endurance, resolve – they all can “appear” at the moment His Word is uttered/read! Praise God for His perfect, abiding, unchanging Word!!! And thank you Beth, and all the Siestas for your encouragement and commitment to this SSMT! You inspired me to go for it – and we did it!!!!

  38. 588
    Carol says:

    Carol, Woodbridge, CA
    “I will sing to the Lord all my life; I will sing praises to my God as long as I live.”Psalm 104:33. New Century Version

    Thank you so much! What a blessing this has been! Can’t wait til next time. This was my first time memorizing with you and I have had a great time.
    Merry Christmas! Wish I could be there in Jan. Will be thinking and praying for you!

  39. 589
    Tammy P. says:

    Tammy from Gravette, AR

    Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt,
    So that you may know how you ought to answer each person.
    Colossians 4:6 ESV

  40. 590
    dixie says:

    dixie, santa monica, california

    Malachi 4:6a NET

    He will encourage fathers and their children to return to me.

  41. 591
    Marianne McIntyre says:

    Marianne from Carrollton, Texas

    For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do. (Ephesians 2:10 NIV)

    Thanks for this opportunity, which was fabulous , I do love Gods word.

  42. 592
    Liz says:

    Liz from Hilliard says:

    For unto us a Child is born,
    Unto us a Son is given;
    And the government will be upon His shoulder.
    And His name will be called
    Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God,
    Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.

    Isaiah 9:6 NKJV

  43. 593
    Susan says:

    Just listened to the Hallelujah Chorus. For a little added cheer, look up the version from the monks who took a vow of silence. Pure joy!

  44. 594
    Tracy says:

    Tracy F.
    Lake St. Louis, MO

    Those who are wise will shine like the brightness of the heavens, those who lead many to righteousness like the stars for ever and ever.
    Daniel 12:3

  45. 595
    Elizabeth says:

    Elizabeth, Gainesville, GA
    “We know that we have come to know Him if we obey His commands. The man who says, “I know Him,” but does not do what He commands is a liar, and the truth is not in him. But if anyone obeys His Word, God’s love is truly made complete in Him. This is how we know we are in Him: Whoever claims to live in Him must walk as Jesus did.”
    I John 2:3-6, NIV

  46. 596
    Jaime from Baron Rouge, LA says:

    Isaiah 9:6 ESV
    For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.

    This year of verses has been such a blessing!! Thank you!

  47. 597
    Julie Stamey says:

    Psalm 16:8
    I have set the Lord continually before me; Because He is at my right hand I will not be shaken

  48. 598
    Nicole Turnquist says:

    Nicole Turnquist from Selden, NY

    This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers and sisters.

    1 John 3:16 (NIV)

  49. 599
    Joan says:

    Joan, Carter Lake IA
    For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. (Isaiah 9:6 NIV)

    I have been blessed beyond my understanding by memorizing God’s words! This is the third time I have joined you, Beth, in memorizing verses but this is the FIRST time I have completed and memorized 25 verses! Thank you for being an obedient servant of the Lord’s and an encouragement to all of us Siesta’s! I am forever grateful! Praise God!

  50. 600
    Lori Wright says:

    Lori, Flower Mound, TX
    “Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever”
    Hebrews 13:8 NIV

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