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!
Seek the Lord, all you humble of the land, you who do what he commands. Seek righteousness, seek humility; perhaps you will be sheltered on the day of the Lord’s anger.
"We have different gifts that are consistent with God’s grace that has been given to us. If your gift is prophecy, you should prophesy in proportion to your faith. If your gift is service, devote yourself to serving. If your gift is teaching, devote yourself to teaching. If your gift is encouragement, devote yourself to encouraging. The one giving should do it with no strings attached. The leader should lead with passion. The one showing mercy should be cheerful."
Romans 12:6-8 (CEB)
“This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us.
1 John 5:14
“Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the Lord your God is giving you.”
“For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.”
“In him and through faith in him we may approach God with freedom and confidence.”
“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.”
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.