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!
“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)
“And to know this love that surpasses knowledge—that you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God.”
“Therefore, my dear brothers and sisters, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain.”
Corinthians 15:58 (NIV)
“As you sent me into the world, I have sent them into the world.”
1 Thessalonians 5:18
“Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus”
1 Thessalonians 5:18
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.