Siesta Scripture Memory Team 2015: Verse 24!

Congratulations!! You did it!!

As we wrap a bow on our SSMT year and prepare for the upcoming Celebration, we want to send along our encouragement to you to continue in this great work.  Some of you have already told us you are continuing to memorize on your own, or have even formed your own local teams.  We couldn’t be happier to hear it!

Beth and LPM will plan to see you right back here next Jan 2017 to link arms together to hide God’s Word in our hearts. He is worthy!


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  1. 201
    Glenda-Winston Salem,NC says:

    Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. Seek his will in all you do and he will show you which path to take. Proverbs 3:5-6 NLT

  2. 202
    Lisa Denise Parker says:

    Lisa Parker Arkansas

    He says,”Be still and know I’m GOD; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.”

    Psalm 46:10

  3. 203
    Felicia Gonzales says:

    Delight yourself in the LORD and he will give you the desires of your heart.~Psalm 37:4 NIV

  4. 204
    Casey Hale says:

    Casey Hale, Roanoke, Texas

    “For great is your love toward me; you have delivered me from the depths, from the realm of the dead.”
    Pslam 86:13 – NIV

  5. 205

    Adrienne, Valdosta, GA

    “I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth.”
    3 John 4 NIV

    This SSMT journey has meant the world to me, as usual. Two years ago, I took part and had no idea how the Lord was going to use the scriptures I memorized to help me. My son was diagnosed with autism during that time and I was able to lean on God’s Word, knowing that He was not surprised by anything. This go round, He has led me to many Scriptures that speak of seeking His face, His healing nature, that He walks through darkness with us. These have been instrumental this year because my husband was just recently and UNEXPECTEDLY deployed. He will be gone for 6 months. We have three children and it has been a difficult road for me as I worry about him and as I try to be a good mom to our children but I know that God is faithful and He will carry me through. Thank you Mama Beth, for doing this! I will see you in January! Yippee!!!

  6. 206
    Barbara Slaven says:

    Barbara Slaven
    Loudon, Tennessee
    Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
    James 4:7 NIV

  7. 207
    Mary Jane Payne, Hendersonville, TN says:

    “Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace to those on whom his favor rests.” Luke 2:14. (NIV)

  8. 208
    Lori says:

    Lori, Pueblo West CO: “Oh, how happy is the woman who believes in God, for He does make His promises to her come true.” ~ Luke 1:45 PHILLIPS

    This has been a blessing as it has helped me to keep my focus on God’s Word over the last year, instead of what has been going on around me. Thank you and Merry Christmas!

  9. 209
    Mary Joy S. says:

    Mary Joy S., Dayton, OH.
    “Praise the Lord, my soul, and forget not all his benefits—”
    ‭‭Psalm‬ ‭103:2‬ ‭(NIV).

  10. 210
    Sandra Arnold says:

    Sandra Arnold, Paris, Tennessee

    “For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all men, instructing us to deny ungodliness and worldly desires and to live sensibly, righteously and godly in the present age.”

    Titus 2:11-12 (NASB)

  11. 211
    Courtney Beth Burnside says:

    Courtney Beth,Chicora Pa Isa 55 11-13KJV So shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth: it shall return unto me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it.For ye shall go out with joy and be led forth with peace: the mountains and the hills shall break forth before you into singing, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands. Instead of the thorn shall come up the fir tree, and instead of the brier shal come up the myrtle tree: and it shall be to the LORD for a name, for an everlasting sign that shall not be cut off… you all have been a wonderful joy I love you all!!! XOXO CB
    This has been a wonderful encouragement to my heart, I love you sisters!!!

  12. 212
    Terri Plumlee says:

    Terri Plumlee, Stamford, Tx
    They will rebuild the ancient ruins and restore the places long devasted; they will renew the ruined cities that have been devasted for generations. Isaiah 61:4 NIV

    God has taken me on an incredible freedom journey over these past years. The root of insecurity and rejection was dug up and branches have continued to be pruned and cut. Just recently God revealed to me that my bondage had kept others in captivity. He then proceeded to show me that true freedom comes when you are no longer kept prisoner to someone else’s bondage. Now I am free to love with the love of Christ. I love Him so much!!

  13. 213
    Julie Medway says:

    Julie Medway Port Macquarie, NSW, Australia
    So let’s walk right up to him(Jesus) and get what he is so ready to give. Take the mercy, accept the help.
    Hebrews 4:16 The Message

  14. 214
    Liji Oommen says:

    Liji Oommen
    Columbus, OH
    “God, who has called you into fellowship with his Son, Jesus Christ, is faithful.” – 1 Corinthians 1:9, NIV

  15. 215
    Shannon says:

    Shannon Davidson, San Juan Capistrano, CA “The Word became flesh and made His dwelling among us. We have seen His glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth.” John 1:14 NIV

  16. 216
    Kim Hower says:

    SSMT Team & Siestas,

    I just want to thank you so much for all of the effort and commitment you put into producing this year’s memory verse project. It has blessed me so much, and I hope my selections likewise blessed others. I so looked forward to those two dates of each month, and the quiet time I spent reading so many Siesta’s memory verses. What a thrill to be part of it all! Praying for God’s blessing on everyone here, and a very merry Christmas! Here goes number 24 (sniff sniff 🙂 -Kim

    Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your bodies. (1 Corinthians‬ ‭6:19-20‬ ‭NIV‬‬)

  17. 217
    Belen Gaeta says:

    Belen Gaeta, San Juan Capistrano, CA

    “Glory to God in the highest heaven,
    and on earth peace to those on whom his favor rests.”

    Luke 2:14 (NIV)

    First I want to say thank you for allowing us the opportunity to grow in Christ. Beth, your obedience to our Lord goes beyond measure, may you always hold his favor in your heart. Scripture Memory Verses have given me the opportunity to remind me that the Lord is always right by my side. As we all have busy lives we should never forget to take time for our Glorious King. This has been a season where I have learned that no matter what life will bring always stay focused on the fact that he has already gone ahead of us with his plan. To stay at peace and rest fully in him and his word. That to Love as he has Loved us brings forth much fruit in Him. The scales have been removed from my eyes where I now see more clearly in his unending Love for us. Praise his Wonderful Name. May the Lord continue to Bless your ministry always. Much Love in Christ, Belen

  18. 218
    Carol, Tallmadge, OH says:

    Ps. 17:8 Keep me as the apple of the eye; Hide me in the shadow of your wings.


  19. 219
    Sue Middeldorf says:

    Sue Middeldorf – Troy. Michigan – “Search me, O God, and know my heart: test me and know my anxious thoughts. See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.” Psalm 139:23-24 (NIV)

  20. 220
    Karlys Fortner says:

    Karlys, La Place, LA
    knowing that from The LORD you will receive the inheritance as your reward. You are serving The LORD CHRIST. Colossians 3:24 ESV

    HE has used this chapter to speak life into me. HE has revived me at work, and given me words to speak at small group Bible study. This year HE is even answering 2 long term prayer requests. I serve The LORD Who is Grace, Mercy and Love.

  21. 221
    Lisa Me says:

    Lisa, Fort Worth, TX

    In righteousness you will be established; You will be far from oppression, for you will not fear. And from terror, for it will not come near you.
    Isaiah 54:14 NAS

  22. 222
    Lisa Cooper says:

    Lisa Cooper – Fort Worth, Texas

    O magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt his name together. Psalm 34:3 KJV

    Wow! What an awesome year. When I look back I can see how my scriptures paint a picture of my journey this year. As I have drawn near in His word He has drawn close to me. What joy!!! Just love how faithful God is to His word!

  23. 223
    Judy Rowland says:

    Louisville, KY
    Joshua 1:9 ESV “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do no be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”
    I just randomly chose this Verse just because I thought that this is one I should have memorized. I didn’t realize I would need it so quickly. I was glad to be able to share this with my son who so bravely checked himself into a 28 day drug rehab program for a Meth addiction. He will miss his first Christmas with his new wife and wont get out until Jan. 1st but I am so glad and so was he to remind him that the Lord his God is with him wherever he goes!!

    This is the first time I have made it to the end and accomplished my goal. I did it all by myself…meaning I always thought I needed some of my like minded friends to do it with me. I still think it would have been fun to share and talk about it with a friend or two here locally, but no one has stuck with it. But this is the 3rd time I tried to stick with it and I made it this time!! I accomplished the goal of memorizing 24 Verses!! I am so excited because I really was beginning to think that there was something wrong with me when it came to goals that I couldn’t ever stick with them to accomplish anything. I am super encouraged that I was able to do this with my Lord and Saviors help!! One of the things He used to help me is the Remember Me app!! What an awesome tool in this Scripture memory adventure! It was so helpful for me to have all my verses together in one place it was like my digital spiral notebook! It has flash cards for practice and everything! If you don’t know about it you owe it to yourself to check it out!! Thanks Beth for hosting and encouraging us to accomplish this goal!! I hope mine is a magnolia tree!! 🙂

  24. 224
    Gina Demangos says:

    Gina Demangos San Diego CA

    Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts and be thankful.
    Colossians 3:15

  25. 225
    Danielle Spataro says:

    Danielle from Cedar Park, TX

    Yours, O Lord, is the greatness and the power and the glory and the victory and the majesty, for all that is in the heavens and in the earth is yours. Yours is the kingdom, O Lord, and you are exalted as head above all.

    1 Chronicles 29:11 (ESV)

  26. 226
    Kathy says:

    Kathy, Easley SC

    “I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes.” Romans 1:16 NIV

    This year has shown me so very many of the world’s needs for the gospel. It has been a challenging year. Many months these verses felt like a difficult thing to do. Last minute. But I also clung to them. God’s word has been the only trustworthy thing so many times this year. This community has been a great encouragement for me. Thanks to you all.

  27. 227
    Donna Alsop says:

    Donna Alsop, Bakersfield, CA
    “Don’t let anyone condemn you by insisting on pious self-denial or the worship of angels, saying they have had visions about these things. Their sinful minds have made them proud, and they are not connected to Christ, the head of the body. For he holds the whole body together with its joints and ligaments, and it grows as God nourishes it.” Colossians 2:18-19

    I am working on memorizing the book of Colossians. Still have a long way to go and still struggling with memorization. But doing better.

  28. 228
    Karen McCormic says:

    Karen McCormick – Waco, Texas
    “You have allowed me to suffer much hardship, but you will restore me to life again and lift me up from the depths of the earth.”
    Psalm 71:20 NLT

  29. 229
    Laura Stiehl says:

    Laura Stiehl in Bedford, TX

    We ask You, Eternal One, to give strength to Your people; Eternal One, bless them with the gift of peace. – Psalm 29:11 (VOICE)

    In the midst of storms and difficulties, traffic jams and long lines and pressure to live a picture-perfect life, God’s gift of peace is the one gift God’s Word imparts as often as I’ll sit down and dine with the Almighty! Thank you, God, for Your Word made flesh!

  30. 230
    Cindy Gandy says:

    Cindy Gandy
    Hazlehurst, MS

    Psalm 73:26 (NIV)

    My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.

  31. 231
    Andrea S. says:

    Andrea S. Fort Worth, TX

    “And the Lord answered me, and said, write the vision and make it plain upon tables, that he may run that reads it.” Habakkuk 2:2 KJV

  32. 232
    Lori Kay Smith says:

    Lori Smith Little Rock AR
    1 king 9:4 NIV

    As for you, if you walk before me faithfully with integrity of heart and uprightness, as David your father did, and do all I command and observe my decrees and laws,

  33. 233
    Susie McNeely says:

    Susie McNeely Russellville AR

    Ephesians 4:2
    New International Version (NIV)
    Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.

  34. 234
    Marie Franse says:

    Marie Franse, Albuquerque, NM : I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. Psalm 139:14 (NIV)

  35. 235
    Jeanette Dahm says:

    Jeanette Dahm Lake Oswego, Or Psalm 100:1-2. Shout for joy to the Lord, all the earth. Worship the LORD with gladness; come before him with joyful songs . NIV

  36. 236
    Ruth Morrison says:

    Ruth, Sherwood, OR – “I am my beloved’s and His desire is for me.” Song of Solomon 7:10 (ESV)

  37. 237
    Pam says:

    Pam; Campbellsburg In. Hebrews 13;6 So we may boldly say THE LORD IS MY HELPER,I WILL NOT FEAR,WHAT CAN MAN DO TO ME.. Amen !!! NKJV NSFL……Merry Christmas Living Proof 🙂 Thank you Beth for your encouragement.

  38. 238
    Vicki Osier says:

    Vicki, from Grapevine, TX

    See if there is any offensive way in me,
    and lead me in the way everlasting. ~ Psalm 139:24 NIV

  39. 239
    Carol says:

    “And God placed all things under his feet and appointed him to be head over everything for the church, which is his body, the fullness of him who fills everything in every way.”
    ‭‭Ephesians‬ ‭1:22-23‬ ‭NIV‬‬

  40. 240
    Barb Clark says:

    Barb Clark Neskowin, Or.

    Psalm 46:10
    “Be still, and know that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth!”

  41. 241
    Linda says:

    “Then the Angel showed me
    the river of the water of life
    as clear as crystal,
    flowing from the throne of God
    and of the Lamb.”
    Rev. 22:1 NIV
    Linda, Fort Collins, CO

  42. 242
    Amy Storms says:

    Amy Storms
    Joplin, MO

    Those who sacrifice THANK offerings honor me, and to the BLAMELESS I WILL SHOW my SALVATION. Psalm 50:23

  43. 243
    Carol Hartley says:

    Carol Hartley Montgomery Al

    Psalm 37:4 NIV

    Delight yourself in the LORD and he will give you the desires of your heart.

  44. 244
    Phoebe Cunningham says:

    Phoebe Cunningham, Tucson, AZ
    “to the praise of his glorious grace, with which he has blessed us in the Beloved.”
    Ephesians 1:6 ESV

  45. 245
    Ana Kempfer says:

    Ana from Dayton, TX
    Colossians 2:8 ESV
    See to it that no one takes you captive by philosophy and empty deceit,
    According to human tradition, according to the elemental spirits of the world,
    And not according to Christ.

  46. 246
    Ann Royal says:

    Psalm 46:6 Spring Lake N.C.
    Nations are in uproar, kingdoms fall; He lifts his voice, the earth melts. (N.I.V.)

  47. 247
    Nancy English says:

    Nancy English, Laramie, Wyoming
    Whether you turn to the right or to the left, your ears will hear a voice behind you, saying, “This is the way; walk in it. ” Isaiah 30:21

  48. 248
    Linda Hansenp says:

    Linda H., Buckeye, AZ
    “God’s kingdom isn’t a matter of what you put in your stomach, for goodness sake. It’s what God does with your life as He sets it right, puts it together and completes it with joy. ”
    Roman’s 14:17 MSG

  49. 249
    Linda Lorring says:

    Linda Lorring, Reno, NV
    O Lord, You alone are my hope. I’ve trusted you, O Lord, from childhood. Yes, You have been with me from birth, from my mother’s womb You have cared for me. No wonder I am always praising You! My life is an example to many because You have been my strength and protection. Psalm 71:5-7 (NLT)

  50. 250
    Nancy says:

    Nancy Denver

    “Keep your servant also from willful sins; may they not rule over me. Then will I be blameless, innocent of great transgression.
    May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be pleasing in Your sight, O Lord, my Rock and my Redeemer.” Ps 19: 13, 14 NIV

    Christmas blessings to all of you at LMP and how I thank Him for each of you and how you minister to me! Thank you all so very much from the bottom of my heart!!

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