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.

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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. 801
    Pam - Fresno, CA says:

    2 Corinthians 4:7

    We now have this light shining in our hearts, but we ourselves are like fragile clay jars containing this great treasure. This makes it clear that our great power is from God, not from ourselves.

  2. 802
    Mia Callahan says:

    Oh, wait….a testimony of how this has
    helped me….
    An awesome way to remind me to stand on
    His word as my healing comes to pass!
    Because, as we know,
    “…BY HIS STRIPES, WE ARE HEALED.” Isaiah 53:5
    Thank you again!

  3. 803
    Jane-Carrollton KY says:

    2 Corinthians 9:15 KVJ

    “Thanks be to God for His unspeakable gift.”

  4. 804
    Michele says:

    Michele, Pearland, TX

    I haven’t chosen my last verse but my spriral doesn’t look that good as the one in the picture. Just sayin’

  5. 805
    Julia says:

    Julia Flower Mound, TX

    Matthew 1:23

    The virgin will be with child and will give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel which means “God with us.”


  6. 806
    Dawn Kornelson says:

    Dawn Kornelson – Airdrie, Alberta Canada
    Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.
    Romans 12:12 NIV

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    Diane says:

    Diane Miller, Longmont, CO
    “I am the Alpha and Omega,” says the Lord God, “who is, and who was, and who is to come, the Almighty.” Rev 1:8 NIV

    I praise God for how each verse prepared me along the path to deal with breast cancer and the follow-up treatments. I was at peace and resting in His arms. Thank you Jesus.

  8. 808
    Elizabeth from Victoria, BC (Canada) says:

    “As for God, his way is perfect, the word of the Lord is flawless. He is a shield for all who wish to take refuge in HIm.”

    Psalm 18:30 (NIV)

  9. 809
    Suzanne Blocker says:

    Suzanne, Birmingham: “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

  10. 810
    Jody Bowhay says:

    Jody in Huntsville, AL NIV
    1 John 4:4
    “You dear children are from God and have overcome them because the one who is in you is greater than the one who is in the world.”
    These verses have been so relevant to me all year long. Every time I go back over them I find a new word or slant that fits me again right at that moment. The best testimony was when I was in the middle of a really bad dream I started quoting one of my verses (Isaiah 41:13 about God taking hold of my right hand and telling me not to fear because He would help me. God is so awesome and His word is so alive!! Thank you for the accountability to finally do this thing.

  11. 811
    Mildred says:

    Mildred from Montserrat

    Therefore, since we have these promises, dear friends, let us purify ourselves from everything that contaminates the body and spirit, perfecting holiness out of reverence for God. 2 Corinthians 7:1 (NIV)

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      Mildred says:

      Mildred from Montserrat

      I didn’t get to upload verse 23 so I’m putting it here.

      For with God nothing shall be impossible. Luke 1:37 KJV

      I’ve been blessed being a part of this challenge. Thank you all so much.

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    Patty Kuhnau says:

    Patty in Shelton, Washington

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

    2 Corinthians 12:9 NIV

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    Amy says:

    Amy, Birmingham, AL

    “Teach me good discernment and knowledge. For I believe in Your commandments.”

    Psalm 119:66

  14. 814
    Veronica Long says:

    Roni – Demopolis, AL “Whoever makes a practice of sinning is of the devil, for the devil has been sinning from the beginning. The reason the son of God appeared was to destroy the works of the devil.” ESV – 1 John 3:8

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    Tina says:

    Waxahachie! Texas

    John 10:10 (NIV)
    “The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.”

  16. 816
    Cherie says:

    Cherie – Pocatello, ID “[The Angel said,] ‘For there is born to you this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.'” (Luke 2:10 NKJV)

    The process this year helped to remind me that God is with me always even when I don’t feel his presence. 🙂

  17. 817
    Andi Crumrine says:

    Andi Crumrine, Rockwall, TX
    “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

  18. 818
    Melissa Bumpers says:

    Melissa, LaGrange, GA 1st John 4:16 (NIV)

    “And so we know and rely on the love God has for us. God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in him.”

    Thank you Beth and team! This was my first time and what an experience it has been to share the love of the Lord with my new Siestas. It will be so exciting to see everyone in Jan!

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    phyllis says:

    Gilmer, Tx
    NIV John 20″29
    Blessed are they who have not seen, yet have believed.

  20. 820
    Andi Crumrine says:

    During a season of loss and great sorrow, the TRUTH of God’s word gave me immeasurable comfort. I was able to cling to God’s word and see how each scripture memorized was God’s gracious way of preparing me for the battle ahead. Each of the scriptures memorized are a treasure and precious reminder of God’s love for me.

  21. 821
    LisaT says:

    LisaT from Boonsboro, Md.

    James 2:2-4 NIV
    Suppose a man comes into your meeting wearing a gold ring and fine clothes, and a poor man in shabby clothes also comes in. If you show special attention to the man wearing fine clothes and say ‘Here’s a good seat for you’ but say to the poor man ‘You stand there’ or ” Sit on the floor by my feet’, have you not discriminated among yourselves and become judges with evil thoughts?

  22. 822
    Rebecca McLemore says:

    Rebecca, Las Vegas. “Let your steadfast love come to me, O Lord, your salvation according to your promise; then shall I have an answer for him who taunts me, for I trust in your word.” Psalm 119:41-42

    This was a very challenging year, but by God’s great grace and through focusing on Scripture- He held me close and taught me to trust Him more than ever before. I’ve never been so desperate for His presence – my Spirit is hungry!! Thank you for this team – I don’t know that I would’ve survived the year without it.

  23. 823

    Thanks be to God for His indescribable gift!
    –2 Corinthians 9:15 [NIV]

  24. 824
    Patrice Emrie says:

    “In all my prayers, of all of you, I always pray with joy.”
    Philippians 1:4 (NIV)
    This verse pretty much sums up the love and admiration I have with my fellow Siesta-sisters! This was my first year doing Scripture memory, and what a treasured blessing it has been for me. I plan to fly to Houston in January, yeah!

  25. 825
    megan says:

    Megan from Potlatch, Idaho says: For the word of the LORD is right and true; he is faithful in all he does. Psalm 33:4 (NIV).

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    Allison Ashton says:

    Allison Ashton

    Psalm 139:23-24
    “Search me oh God and know my heart: try me and know my thoughts
    and see if there be an wicked way in me. And lead me in the way everlasting.”

    I have always loved, loved this chapter in Psalms, has meant so much to me and why I wanted to memorize the chapter. Since it was 24 and perfect for the count I did! YEA.
    Working on Psalm 138

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    Judy says:

    Judy, Oswego, NY

    VERSE #24!!!

    2 Peter 3:9 The Message: God isn’t late with his promise as some measure lateness. He is restraining himself on account of you, holding back the End because he doesn’t want anyone lost. He’s giving everyone space and time to change.

    Each verse that God has given me has helped me a different times throughout this year. Several years ago, Momma Beth, at LPL in Providence, RI you referred to memorizing scripture as filling up the reserve tank for the Holy Spirit to draw upon in time of need–that has stuck with me and has motivated me ever since to put scripture to memory.

    Thank you so much for this challenge and I look forward to seeing you in January! So excited!

  28. 828
    Concetta Drake says:

    Concetta, White Oak, Philippians 3:10 (AMP)
    “[For my determined purpose is] that I may know Him [that I may progressively become more deeply and intimately acquainted with Him, perceiving and recognizing and understanding the wonders of His Person more strongly and more clearly], and that I may in that same way come to know the power outflowing from His resurrection [which it exerts over believers], and that I may so share His sufferings as to be continually transformed [in spirit into His likeness even] to His death, [in the hope]”

  29. 829
    Cher Goeder says:

    Cher Goeder, Toledo, OH
    Luke 1:45 NIV

    “Blessed is she who has believed that what the Lord has said will be accomplished.”

    In January, I would never have believed I could make it to the end but here we are and I have God’s Word inside me. I’ve been awake in the middle of the night or sometimes when I’d take a walk I’d say my verses and they would be there. There was a verse for my youngest(of five children) daughter when she got married in May, leaving us in our empty nest. There was a promise when we walked through the study of Deuteronomy in October that God brought me out to bring me into the promises He had for me. There was reassurance when doubts began to creep in as we started a new business that I did not choose God; He chose me and appointed me to bear fruit that would last. Thanks so much for inviting ladies across our country to do what we never dreamed we could do and now for celebrating with us as we are becoming who He said we could be.

  30. 830
    Melisse says:

    Melisse, Slippery Rock, PA

    Colossians 3:17 NIV

    And whatever you do whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.

  31. 831
    Susan Beaudet says:

    Susan, Greenville, SC
    Psalm 34: 19 NIV A righteous man may have many troubles but the Lord delivers him from them all;
    I love knowing God’s word and it coming back to me just when I need it. He is so good!!!

  32. 832
    Gwen Waxhaw NC says:

    We have this as a sure and steadfast anchor of the soul, a hope that enters into the inner place behind the curtain where Jeses has gone as a forerunner on our behalf, having become a high priest forever after the order of Melchizadek. Hebrews6:19-20 ESV

  33. 833
    Gwen Waxhaw NC says:

    Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to His great mercy, He has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, to an inheritance that is imperishable, undefined and unfailing. Kept in Heaven for you who by Gods power are being guarded through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.
    1Peter 1:3-4 ESV

  34. 834
    Geri Patterson says:

    Geri, Deer Park, TX
    2 Corinthians 4:18 ESV
    As we look not to the things that are seen but to the things that are unseen. For the things that are seen are transient, but the things that are unseen are eternal.

    This passage has been a reminder to not lose heart but to stay focused on the goal of becoming more like Jesus as we wait to be with Him forever.

  35. 835
    Tammy Cosby says:

    Tammy/Siloam NC….Proverbs 4:23 Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life. (NIV)

  36. 836
    Emily McLean says:

    Platte City, MO

    “But our citizenship is in heaven, and from it we await a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ.” Philippians 3: 20 (ESV)

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    Dawn says:

    Dallas, GA

    “See to it that no one takes you captive through hollow and deceptive philosophy, which depends on human traditions and the basic principles of this world rather than on Christ.

    For in Christ all the fullness of the Deity lives in bodily form, and you have been given fullness in Christ who is the head over every power and authority.”Col. 2:8-10 NIV

  38. 838
    Melissa says:

    Melissa, St. Mary’s County, MD “In whom are hid all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.” Colossians 2:3 KJV

  39. 839
    Bombey says:

    Zech 7:9 This is what the Lord Almighty says, “Administer true justice, show mercy and compassion to one another.” NIV84

  40. 840
    Alice Ward says:

    Alice, Chesapeake,Va.
    Philippians 4:8 The Message
    Summing it all up,friends, I’d say you’ll do best by filling your minds and meditating on things true, noble, reputable, authentic, compelling, gracious-the best, not the worst; the beautiful, not the ugly; things to praise, not things to curse.

  41. 841
    Carol Taylor says:

    Carol, The Woodlands:

    “If you show special attention to the man wearing fine clothes and say, “Here’s a good seat for you,” but say to the poor man, “You stand there” or “Sit on the floor by my feet,” have you not discriminated among yourselves and become judges with evil thoughts?
    James 2: 3-4 NIV

  42. 842
    Candy says:

    Candy from St Louis Yours, LORD, is the greatness and the power and the glory and the majesty and the splendor, for everything in heaven and earth is yours. Yours, LORD, is the kingdom; you are exalted as head over all.” 1 Chronicles 29:11 (NIV

  43. 843
    Betsy Butler says:

    Betsy from Westerville, Ohio
    Psalm 71:14
    But as for me, I will always have hope; I will praise you more and more.

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    Chris says:

    Canton, NC

    Christ, in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.

    Colossians 2:2b-3 ESV

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    Teresa Gunderson says:

    Teresa, Orange City. So then, brothers and sisters, we are under obligation, not to the flesh, to live according to the flesh 13 (for if you live according to the flesh, you will die), but if by the Spirit you put to death the deeds of the body you will live. Romans 8:12

  46. 846
    Pamela says:

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

  47. 847
    Ashley Johnson says:

    Ashley from Bean Station, Tn: Glory to God in the highest heaven, and peace on earth to people He favors! Luke 2:14 HCSB
    This is my 1st year participating in SSMT and I have loved every minute of it. I have chosen my verses to go along with seasons of my year. I look back on my verses and can recall my entire year and how God has been there holding me the entire time!

  48. 848
    mitzi cordle says:

    Brandon, MS

    God made Him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in Him we might become the righteousness of God.
    2 Cor. 5:21 NIV

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    Nancy says:

    Nancy from Evansville, IN

    Righteousness will be his belt and faithfulness the sash around his waist. Isaiah 11:5 NIV

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    Cathy Reineke says:

    Cathy, Orofino, ID

    Be imitators of God…as dearly loved children and live a life of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.
    Eph.5:1,2 NIV

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