Siesta Scripture Memory Team 2015: Verse 4!


Hi Siestas! It is such a joy to be able to talk to you! My name is Sherry McClure and I just love this community so very much. I live in the suburbs of Houston, Texas, and I work here at Living Proof Ministries. One of my responsibilities right now at LPM is to help moderate your comments and it brings me such delight. Thank you for letting me be a part of your life in that way. All of you have so much to offer and I love getting to know you through your comments here! I also have the joy of tending to many of you through Facebook and I love y’all so incredibly much.

A little bit about me: I have been here at LPM for just over 11 years and have had the opportunity to do many things here! I started working at LPM when I had only been married for 2 years and we didn’t have children at the time. As I have grown and changed, my responsibilities at LPM have changed as well. I have been married for 13 years to David and we have two boys –Sam (9) and Jacob (7). We have a lot of fun together, but life with boys is loud, fast, and sometimes messy.   I also have the privilege of serving my home church in our women’s ministry. Life is full and fun! Some of the things that I enjoy most in this life are playing with my kids, being outside, shopping, cooking, and most of all, studying God’s word. His Word is the absolute thrill of my life. The Lord has recently breathed a new passion for His word into my soul and it is what I wake up for everyday…to see the Lord in His Word.   He is the love of my life.


1 Samuel 12:24 (ESV)

“Only fear the Lord and serve him faithfully with all your heart. For consider what great things he has done for you.”


This is one of the verses that the Lord has given me to focus on throughout the entire year. He broke it down for me like this:

Only fear the Lord: I am not to fear failure. I am not to fear what someone may think. I am not to fear the enemy. I am not to fear people I think are my enemies. I am not to fear things I imagine. I am not to fear man. My only fear should be of the Lord. There is safety in fearing Him.


Serve him faithfully: I am to be faithful in the ways that He has given me to serve. I am to work in excellence and do everything unto Him.


With all your heart: I am to give my all to the things that I am serving in. No settling for mediocrity. No half-accomplishing things. No “it’s fine.” No “this will do.” I am to give my whole heart.


Consider what great things He has done for you: I want to be living in a constant state of gratitude before the Lord. I want to be mindful that He rescued me from the dominion of darkness and transferred me to the kingdom of light (Colossians 1:13). He indeed has done great things for us!

So, my dear sisters, I pray that you will only fear the Lord. I pray that you will serve Him with all of your heart. I pray that you will remember the great things He has done for you. He is everything and I pray you experience Him through His word as it sinks into your souls!

I love you all so much,



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  1. 5501
    Beth says:

    Beth Araya – Missoula, Montana

    Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy — meditate on these things.
    (Philippians 4:8 NKJV)

  2. 5502
    Jackie says:

    Jackie UK
    Philippians 4 : 6-7 NIV

    Do not be anxious about anything
    But in every situation by prayer and petition
    With thanksgiving,
    Present your requests to God.
    And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding,
    Will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus.

  3. 5503
    Bonnie says:

    Bonnie Tolson, Outer Banks, North Carolina

    “Rejoice and exult in hope; be steadfast and patient in suffering and tribulation; be constant in prayer.” Romans 12:12 Amp

  4. 5504
    Loralie Warne says:

    Wahpeton, ND, “Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God.” (‭2 Corinthians‬ ‭1‬:‭3-4‬ NIV)

  5. 5505
    Leah Kirksey says:

    Leah Kirksey, Camden, Arkansas, “Be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might.” Ephesians 6:1 NKJV

  6. 5506
    Ritva Legacy says:

    Ritva Legacy from Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
    Deuteronomy 20:2 NIV
    When you are about to go into battle, the priest shall come forward and address the army.
    (I’m sorry for my late post, but I am surely tracking along in scripure memorization. I’m working towards memorizing Deut 20:1-4)

  7. 5507
    Mary says:

    Mary Campbell, Casper, WY

    I also pray that you will understand the incredible greatness of God’s power for us who believe him. This is the same mighty power that raised Christ from the dead and seated him in the place of honor at God’s right hand in the heavenly realms. (‭Ephesians‬ ‭1‬:‭19-20‬ NLT)

    I was without computer access for a few days. But I’m back. But I don’t need a computer for index cards and have been working on my verse. I love this group. My first time to join. Has kept me focused. Thank you Beth and LP TEAM.

  8. 5508
    Rebecca says:

    Rebecca Oliver Mobile Al “So be strong and courageous, all who put your hope in the Lord” Psalm 31:24 NLT

  9. 5509
    Janelle Vignery says:

    Janelle, Harrisonville, MO
    “Those who love Your law have great peace, and nothing causes them to stumble.” PS 119:165 NASB

  10. 5510
    Lisa Moss says:

    Lisa Moss, Lancaster, Tennessee

    “But those who wait on the Lord shall renew their strength; They shall mount up with wings like eagles, They shall run and not be weary, They shall walk and not faint.”

    Isaiah 40:31

  11. 5511
    Annette says:

    Though it’s waters roar and foam, though the mountains tremble at its swelling. Selah
    Psalm 46:3 ESV

  12. 5512
    Susan Thomson says:

    Susan Thomson, Crockett, TX
    Eph 2:10 NLT

    “We are GOD’S masterpiece. HE has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things HE planned for us long ago.”

  13. 5513
    Codie says:

    Codie Chevalier, Loudon, NH

    “Therefore let us be grateful for receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, and thus let us offer to God acceptable worship, with reverence and awe, for our God is a consuming fire.” Hebrews 12:28-29, ESV

  14. 5514
    Kimberly Herrod says:

    Kimberly Herrod.
    Splendora TX

    Let me hear of your unfailing love each morning, for I am trusting you. Show me where to walk, for I give myself to you. (‭Psalms‬ ‭143‬:‭8‬ NLT)

  15. 5515
    kathy kempa says:

    1 Samuel 12:24 (ESV)

    “Only fear the Lord and serve him faithfully with all your heart. For consider what great things he has done for you.”

    Thank you for wonderful words to live by. I couldn’t think of a better verse to memorize with my heart and life.

  16. 5516
    Sandie Cornelius says:

    Sandie Cornelius, Oneida, TN
    “Purge out therefore the old leaven, that he may be a new lump, as ye are unleavened. For even Christ our Passover is sacrificed for us.” 1 Coronthians 5:7 KJV

  17. 5517
    Donna Knight says:

    I had another verse selected, but when I saw the one you selected it spoke of me and my need at this time. Thank You.
    Donna Knight Belton, KY.
    1 Samuel 12:24. (ESV). “Only fear The Lord and serve Him faithfully with all your heart. For consider what great things He has done for you.”

  18. 5518
    Van says:

    Vanda, Emporia, KS.
    He lifted me out of the pit of despite, out of the mud and the mire. He set my feet on solid ground and steadied me as I walked along. Psalms 40:2

  19. 5519
    Ashley says:

    Ashley from Auburn, AL
    “Be joyful always; pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 NIV

  20. 5520
    Donna says:

    Ye are of God little children and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world.
    1John 4:4 KJV Donna Marina, Ca

  21. 5521
    Carmen says:

    Carmen, Summersville, WV “But if you are led by the Spirit, you are not under law.” Gal 5:18 NIV

  22. 5522
    JoAnn Heath says:

    JoAnn Heath, Houston, TX
    “…because if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For with the heart one believes and is justified, and with the mouth one confesses and is saved.” Romans 9:9-10 NIV

  23. 5523
    Sharon says:

    Sharon, Houston, TX
    Deuteronomy 6:6 And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart. ESV

  24. 5524
    Jackie says:

    Jackie, Mobile, Al.

    “Commit your works to the LORD, and your thoughts will be established.”

    -Proverbs 16:3 NKJV

  25. 5525
    Debra Rowzee says:

    Deb Rowzee, Brandon, Mississippi
    I lift up my eyes to the hills-
    Where does my help come from?
    My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and
    Psalm 121:1-2 NIV

  26. 5526
    Terri Franz says:

    Terri Franz-Wichita, KS

    His divine power has given us everything we need for a godly life through our knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and goodness. 2 Peter 1:2 NIV

  27. 5527
    Julie says:

    Julie, Sprinfield, IL

    “The one who calls you is faithful and he will do it.”
    1 Thes 5:24

  28. 5528
    Stacy Fountain says:

    Stacy Fountain
    Kate Fountain
    Mary Dean Fountain
    Bess Fountain

    Dothan, AL

    And He gives grace generously. As the Scriptures say, “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.”

    James 4:6, NLT

  29. 5529
    Cindy says:

    Ephesians 1:3 (ESV)

    Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us, in Christ, with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places.


  30. 5530

    “A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.” Proverbs 15:1 NIV

  31. 5531

    Morgan Roberts – Brandon, MS
    “A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.” Proverbs 15:1 NIV

  32. 5532
    Stacy Roznovak says:

    Stacy, Taylor, Texas
    “Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves. Each of you should look not only to your own interests, but also to the interests of others.’ Philippians 2:3-4 NIV

  33. 5533
    Lisa Collins says:

    Dripping Springs, Texas
    “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways, acknowledge Him and He shall direct your paths.”
    Proverbs 3:5-6

  34. 5534
    Lana Zeltwanger says:

    Hebrews 12:2
    …looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God.

  35. 5535
    Shannon Knoch says:

    Shannon, Arroyo Grande, CA
    The temptations in your life are no different from what others experience. And God is faithful. He will not allow the temptation to be more than you can stand. When you are tempted, he will show you a way out so that you can endure.

    1 Corinthians 10:13 NLT

  36. 5536
    Kelly McCargar says:

    1 Cor. 6:20 (NASB)
    For you have been bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body.

  37. 5537
    Tanya says:

    Tanya from Lorton, VA
    2 Corinthians 10:5(NIV)
    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.

  38. 5538
    Kristin Sessoms says:

    Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. – Matthew 5: 4 (ESV)

    Kristin, Benbrook, TX

  39. 5539
    Rachel says:

    Rachel, Vancouver, Washington. “If you are insulted because you bear the name of Christ, you will be blessed, for the glorious Spirit of God rests upon you.” 1 Peter 4:14 NLT

  40. 5540
    Joni says:

    Joni Fastnacht, Lee’s Summit, MO

    “Call to me and I will answer you, and show you great and mighty things, which you do not know.” Jeremiah 33:3 NKJV

  41. 5541
    Robyn Stokes says:

    Robyn Stokes, Burleson, Texas
    “Help me stay on the path of Your commands, for I take pleasure in it. Turn my heart to Your decrees and not to material gain.” Psalm 119:35-36 HCSB

  42. 5542
    Shelley says:

    Shelley, Fort Walton Beach, FL

    “The Lord is exalted, for he dwells on high; he will fill Zion with his justice and righteousness.” (‭Isaiah‬ ‭33‬:‭5‬ NIV)

  43. 5543
    kelly hart says:

    Kelly, Andalusia,AL And I no longer live,but Christ lives in me.The life I now live in the body ,I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself for me. Gal.2:20

  44. 5544
    Sandra Jones says:

    Sandra Jones from Knoxville, TN: “I will give you a new heaart and put a new spirit in you; I will remove from you your heart of stone and give y ou a heart of flesh.” Ezekial 36:26 NIV

  45. 5545
    Megan says:

    Megan – Tyler, TX

    “being strengthened with all power according to his glorious might so that you may have great endurance and patience”

    Colossians 1:11

  46. 5546
    Jana says:

    Jana, Quitaque, TX

    Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever! Amen.
    Ephesians 4:20-21 NIV

  47. 5547
    Patti Rogers says:

    Patti, Newburg MO
    Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; you were bought with a price. Therefore honor God with your body. 1 Corinthians 6:19-20

  48. 5548
    Connie Caveness says:

    James 1:2-3
    “Count it all joy when you fall into various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience.” NKJV

  49. 5549
    Kenna says:

    “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.” Hebrews 12:1

  50. 5550
    Pam says:

    Pam, Sulphur, LA
    “Don’t worry about anything; instead pray about everything.” Philippians 4:6 NLT

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