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. 401
    Roseanne Burdick says:

    Roseanne, Tacoma, WA
    I just want to say thank you so much for taking the time to do this with us. I enjoyed learning my verses this year. I think it is the only time I really got to study his word. This is the first year in I don’t know how long I haven’t done a Tuesday night Bible study. So this was perfect for me this year.
    I hope you have a blessed Christmas and a bright new year!

    Now may the God of hope fill you
    with all joy and peace in believing,
    that you may abound in hope by the
    power of the Holy Spirit.
    Romans 15:13 NKJV

  2. 402
    Elizabeth Miller says:

    Elizabeth Miller, Cullman,AL
    For God did not send his Son to condemn the world, but to save the world through him. John 3:17 NIV

  3. 403
    Chris Robertson says:

    Chris Robertson from Fort Wayne, IN

    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
    Thank you Beth for keeping me accountable in memorizing scripture. The index card binder has traveled with me everywhere and it is worn by me flipping those cards. I tried to write a reason for each scripture and it has been so revealing how God has worked in my life this past year. You are such an inspiration and I am so blessed by your ministry. Merry Christmas to your family!

  4. 404
    Barbara Bollman says:

    Barbara Bollman
    West Fargo, ND

    He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty.
    I will say of the LORD, “He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.”
    Psalm 91.1-2. NIV

    I am so thankful for this memorization challenge. God gave me the verses that I needed every time. To Him be all Glory!

  5. 405
    Mary Beth says:

    Mary Beth – Hudsonville, MI
    It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. 1 Corinthians 13:7 NIV

  6. 406
    Linda Proffitt says:

    Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for he who promised is faithful.
    Hebrews 10:23 ESV

  7. 407
    Kathy mccoy says:

    Kathy from Chandler, OK ““Jesus replied, “You do not realize now what I am doing, but later you will understand.””
    ‭‭John‬ ‭13:7‬ ‭NIV‬‬

  8. 408
    Robin Ivey says:

    Robin Ivey, Meridian, MS

    “I call to you in times of trouble, because you will answer me.”
    Psalm 86:7 New Century Version

    I have picked my verses by what spoke to me on the date assigned as I went about my life. Even though my brain isn’t good with memorizing, this has meant so much to me through the year. I will cherish my little spiral notebook as a reminder. Thank you all!

  9. 409
    Karen says:

    Karen, Richardson, TX
    Romans 8:28 NKJV And we know that all things work together for the good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose.

    So very grateful for this journey of memorizing scripture and putting God’s word in my heart every day joined with so many other women. I was being strengthened spiritually for the battle that is being waged on my family at this time. God is giving me strength as I call to mind verses I have memorized this year. My entire world was turned upside down with the discovery of lies and affairs and on this last day of Siesta Scripture I actually noticed the Affair Recovery tab and looked at the information that was readily available. For such a time as this…My God is Might to Save and He is my Rock, Redeemer, Comforter, Father, All Mighty, …

  10. 410
    Meg Christian says:

    Meg, Alexandria, VA

    “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning. Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made. In him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.”

    John 1:1-5 NIV

  11. 411
    Donna Smith says:

    Donna, Athens, Georgia.

    “No one has seen God; the only Son, who is in the bosom of the Father, he has made him known.”
    –John 1:18 (RSV)

  12. 412
    Vickie Gray says:

    Vickie Gray

    Wichita Falls, Tx

    But you O Lord, are a shield around me, you are my glory,

    the one who holds my head high.

    Psalms3:3 NLT

  13. 413
    Teresa Gunderson says:

    Teresa. Orange City. Psalm 16:11 (ESV)
    You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness and joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.

  14. 414
    Maureen Guilbault says:

    Maureen, Pascoag, RI

    l love you, O Lord, my strength.

    Psalm 18:1

  15. 415
    Brady Bradshaw says:

    Brady Bradshaw, Cedar Rapids, IA “She considers a field and buys it; out of her earnings she plants a vineyard.” Proverbs 31:6 (NIV)

  16. 416
    Laura Bosse says:

    When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy.

    Matthew 2:10 KJV

  17. 417
    Johamnah says:

    Johannah, Alexandria, LA

    “For he who is mighty has done great things for me, and holy is his name.”
    ‭‭Luke‬ ‭1:49‬ ‭ESV‬‬

  18. 418
    Pati says:

    Pati, Macomb,MI

    Galations 2:20 (NKJV)
    I have been crucified with Christ; it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself for me.

  19. 419
    Sharon bowie says:

    Sharon, St. Louis
    “This is the day the LORD has made; We will rejoice and be glad in it.”
    ‭‭Psalms‬ ‭118:24‬ ‭NKJV‬‬

  20. 420
    Charmaine says:

    Charmaine, Miami, FL — ” . . . Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have summoned you by name; you are mine. When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze.” Isaiah 43:1-2 NIV

    This year has been one of the most difficult in my life. Were it not for SSMT 2016 I don’t know what condition I would be in. I would have to say my absolute favorite verse of the year would have to be Deuteronomy 32:3-4 — “I will proclaim the name of the Lord. Oh praise the greatness of our God. He is the Rock, his works are perfect, and all his ways are just. A faithful God who does no wrong, upright and just is he.”

    Siesta Mama you don’t know me but I love you so. Thank you and thank you to LPM for your faithfulness and obedience to our Lord and Savior. Have a very merry Christmas.

  21. 421
    Dawn Atwood says:

    Dawn Atwood, Colleyville, TX
    You crown the year with your bounty,
    and your carts overflow with abundance. Psalm 65:11, NIV

  22. 422
    Susan says:

    For today in the city of David there has been born for you a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.
    Luke 2:11


  23. 423
    Christy Irwin says:

    Christy, Granger, IN “Owe no one anything except to love one another, for he who loves another has fulfilled the law.” Rom. 13:8 NKJV.. I started out 2015 reading So long, insecurity… memorizing scripture over the last year has been one of the single most helpful tools I have used to overcome insecurity..when my mind is focused on truth there is no room for lies!

  24. 424
    Ellen Hollenshead says:

    Ellen Hollenshead, Albuquerque, NM. “My people will abide in a peaceful habitation, in secure dwellings, and in quiet resting places.” Isaiah 32:18, ESV

    Beth, thank you so much for providing this opportunity to memorize scripture along with my fellow Siestas across the world! I asked the Lord for “one word” this year, and He gave me the word ‘dwell’ on 1/1/15, which I have dwelt and meditated upon all year. All 24 of my verses have pertained to this word. I have learned that the Lord came to dwell among us and now his Spirit dwells in me, and I wish nothing more than to dwell in peaceful habitation with Him for eternity. Blessings this Christmas to you, the Living Proof staff, and all of my Siestas! May we all dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of our lives! Ellen

  25. 425

    Amanda Porter. Kansas City, Missouri. “Am I now trying to win the approval of human beings, or of God? Or am I trying to please people? If I were still trying to please people, I would not be a servant of Christ.” -Galatians‬ ‭1:10‬ ‭(NIV‬‬)

  26. 426
    Jen B. says:

    Jen from Wyoming

    The angel answered, “I am Gabriel. I stand in the presence of God, and I have been sent to speak to you and tell you the good news.”

    Luke 1:19 NIV

  27. 427
    Andrea Larmer says:

    Andrea Larmer, Hephzibah Ga
    “You are good to your servant, O LORD, just as you promised.”
    Psalm 119:65 (NET)
    This past year has been a tough season, marriage issues and caring for elderly parents. Hanging on to Jesus for dear life and trusting His word is the only way I have continued to keep going forward. He is faithful!

  28. 428
    Candy Redel says:

    Candy from St. Louis
    “to equip his people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up”
    ‭‭Ephesians‬ ‭4:12‬ ‭NIV‬‬

  29. 429
    Tammy Martinez says:

    I am so thankful for God’s precious Word and thankful for the help of the Holy Spirit in this venture. My car became a sanctuary as I practiced my verses on the way to work and in the midst of learning a new passage my heart would burst out in worship. God is good and so faithful!

    Tammy Martinez, Burleson, TX
    Command them to do good, to be rich in good deeds, and to be generous and willing to share. In this way they will lay up treasure for themselves as a firm foundation for the coming age, so that they may take hold of the life that is truly life. 1 Timothy 6:18-19

  30. 430
    Amber Ball says:

    Amber Ball, Nicholasville, KY John 1:5 NLT The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness can never extinguish it.

  31. 431
    Kim r. says:

     Kim R. In st.charles,il
    For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith: as it is written, The just shall live by faith. – Romans 1:17 kjv

  32. 432
    Ginny- Atlanta says:

    Let the word of Messiah dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another with all wisdom in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with gratitude in your hearts to God. Colossians 3:16 TLV

    דְּבַר הַמָּשִׁיחַ יִשְׁכֺּן נָא בְּקִרְבְּכֶם בְּשֶׁפַע (F& memorizing 1st portion of verse in Hebrew)

    I love the gift thru LPM of purposely memorizing God’s word! Thank you! 🙂

  33. 433
    Amy Libdan says:

    Amy Gettysburg PA
    And by faith even Sarah, who was past childbearing age, was enabled to bear children because she considered him faithful who had made the promise. Hebrews 11:11 NIV.
    At the beginning of this year when I started this journey, God laid on my heart to memorize scripture about faithfulness. Well I was not prepared for the trial that we went through as a family when my daughter’s marriage of 2 years unraveled. God is indeed faithful and is continuing to show evidence of that as we walk this heart breaking journey with her.

  34. 434
    Kerry says:

    Kerry from Houston, TX

    “My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord, and my spirit has rejoiced in God my Savior!

    Luke 1:46,47

    Holman CSB

  35. 435
    Kelsey Chance says:

    Kelsey Chance, Shawnee, KS
    “Do not be anxious about anything. Instead, in every situation, through prayer and petition with thanksgiving, tell your requests to God. And the peace of God that surpasses all understanding will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus.”
    ‭‭Philippians‬ ‭4:6-7‬ ‭NET‬‬

  36. 436
    Sarah says:

    Yates Center, KS

    “Live in harmony with one another. Do not be haughty, but associate with the lowly. Never be wise in your own sight.”
    Romans 12:16. ESV

  37. 437
    Renee Vande Wege says:

    Renee, Rockford, MI
    The Lord is my strength and my shield;
    my heart trusts in him, and he helps me.
    My heart leaps for joy,
    and with my song I praise him.
    Psalm 28:7 | NIV

  38. 438
    Danyelle says:

    Beavercreek, OH

    It is the same with my word. I send it out, and it always produces fruit. It will accomplish all I want it to, and it will prosper everywhere I send it.
    ‭‭Isaiah‬ ‭55:11‬ ‭(NLT)

  39. 439
    Heidi Worthey says:

    Heidi Worthey, Moreland, GA
    I just want to say I have been so blessed by this experience. This is my first time to participate in the SSMT and I have enjoyed it immensely. I keep my spiral near at all times I don’t have a specific verse or experience that just stuck out. It was all great and just to be in God’s Word and writing out my scriptures, as well as reading the blog posts of the guest bloggers and of course Beth’s videos are my favorite. The whole experience has been a blessing to me. I am the wife of a pastor, a mom and a mimi. I can’t thank you enough for the opportunity to be a part of the SSMT. I unfortunately won’t be able to travel to Houston for the big party, but I will be thinking of all of you and wishing I was there!! ☺️

    My verse for today is:
    “For the sake of my brothers and my friends, I will now say, “May peace be within you.” For the sake of the house of the LORD our God, I will seek your good.”
    ‭‭Psalms‬ ‭122:8-9‬ ‭NASB‬‬

  40. 440
    Paula Weatherly says:

    Paula Weatherly
    Huffman, TX

    For you will go out with joy
    And be led forth with peace;
    The mountains and the hills will break forth into shouts of joy before you,
    And all the trees of the field will clap their hands.
    Isaiah 55:12 (NASB)

    I really enjoyed participating this year! Beth, you and your staff are amazing! To God be the glory for great things He has done!!!

  41. 441
    lynda rickey says:

    Lynda from Ocala, FL (NIV) Isaiah 51:11 The ransomed of the Lord will return. They will enter Zion with singing; everlasting joy will crown their heads. Gladness and joy will overtake them, and sorrow and sighing will flee away.

  42. 442
    Kim Safina says:

    Kim Safina
    Los Osos, California

    “I tell you the truth,” Jesus said to them, “no one who has left home or wife or brothers or parents or children for the sake of the kingdom of God will fail to receive many times as much in this age and, in the age to come, eternal life.” Luke 18:29-30


  43. 443
    Peggyann Calderwood says:

    Peggyann Calderwood, Crestview, Florida

    “Never will I leave you nor forsake you.”
    Hebrews 13:5 (NKJV)

    Thank you so much Beth for your time with us this year. My hubby and I sponsor a teenager from Compassion and I send her my two bibles verses each month so she can follow along with us. I told her with her studies not to try to memorize them but just read them and (look them up in her bible) whenever she can. I believe we each feel closer because of it. Bless you Beth and always remember Jesus Loves You and so do I. Love, Peggyann

  44. 444
    Rachael says:

    Rachael Heard San Antonio, TX “Each one should test their own actions. Then they can take pride in themselves alone, without comparing themselves to someone else, for each one should carry their own load.” – Galatians 6:4-5 NIV

  45. 445
    Colleen Duebber says:

    Colleen Duebber. Cincinnati, Ohio.

    I am the Alpha and Omega, says the Lord God, “who is, and who was, and who is to come, the Almighty.”

    Revelation 1:8 NIV

  46. 446
    Ashley says:

    Ashley. Alexandria,La

    “In Him lie hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.” 2 Corinthians 2:3 NLT

  47. 447
    Amanda Gozur says:

    Amanda Gozur, Albuquerque, NM

    “But my life is worth nothing to me unless I use it for finishing the work assigned me by the Lord Jesus—the work of telling others the Good News about the wonderful grace of God.”
    Acts 20:24 (NLT)

  48. 448
    Karen Karker says:

    “…nevertheless I am not ashamed: for I know whom I have believed, and am persuaded that He is able to keep that which I have committed unto Him against that day.”

    2 Timothy 1:12 KJV

  49. 449
    Tara says:

    Tara-Rockwall, Texas
    Enter into His gates with thanksgiving and into His courts with praise. Be thankful to him and bless His name.
    Psalm 100:4

  50. 450
    Kim S. says:

    Kim S., Nashville, TN:
    Oh give thanks to the Lord, call upon His name; make known His deeds among the peoples! Sing to Him, sing praises to Him; tell of all His wondrous works!
    Psalm 105:1-2 (ESV)

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