Each month Pastor Karen shares a verse from Scripture he asks the church to memorize. Please use the translation of your choice. You will find tips for memorization below the verse. Keep at it! You'll get it! When you get it, you will be better armed to battle and overcome the adversary of our soul and you will be greatly strengthened in your walk with Christ!
“All this is proceeding along lines planned all along by God and then executed in Christ Jesus. When we trust in him, we’re free to say whatever needs to be said, bold to go wherever we need to go. So don’t let my present trouble on your behalf get you down. Be proud!”
"The beginning of wisdom is this: Get wisdom. Though it cost all you have, get understanding."
"All this took place to fulfill what the Lord had said through the prophet: “The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel” (which means “God with us”).
“You will be made rich in every way so that you can be generous in every way. Such generosity produces thanksgiving to God through us.”
2 Corinthians 9:11
“Look! I’m standing at the door and knocking. If any hear my voice and open the door, I will come in to be with them, and they will have dinner with me.”
“Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house. Test me in this,” says the Lord Almighty, “and see if I will not throw open the floodgates of heaven and pour out so much blessing that there will not be room enough to store it.”
“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding.”
“So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets.”
“But if serving the Lord seems undesirable to you, then choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your ancestors served beyond the Euphrates, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you are living. But as for me and my household, we will serve the Lord.”
“But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.”
“But after I have risen, I will go ahead of you into Galilee.”
"The Lord came and stood there, calling as at the other times, “Samuel! Samuel!” Then Samuel said, “Speak, for your servant is listening.”"
1 Samuel 3:10 (NIV)
Tips for Memorization
Write it down.
Say it out loud.
Incorporate the verse into your prayers.
Put it everywhere.
Use music to help.
Make it a game.
Repeat, Repeat, Repeat.