Discover the life-giving beauty of God’s Word!
Do you ever need some words of comfort? Want to grow in your understanding of God’s Word? Does your sword need sharpening (See Ephesians 6:17)?
Wonder what it means to treasure the word of God in your heart?
Memorize a monthly Bible verse!
Visit the Spiritual Growth Resources page for scripture memorization tips (http://fairhopechurch.wordpress.com/spiritual-growth-resources/)
April 2012 Memory Verse: Philippians 3:10, ” I want to know Christ–yes, to know the power of his resurrection and participation in his sufferings, becoming like him in his death…”
March 2012 Memory Verse: Isaiah 53:5, “But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was upon him,and by his wounds we are healed.”
February 2012 Memory Verse: Matthew 7:7, “Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.”
January 2012 Memory Verse: Proverbs 3:9, “Honor the LORD with your wealth and with the first of all your crops.”
December’s Memory Verse: John 1:14, “The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the One and Only, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth.”
November’s Memory Verse: Isaiah 55:6, “Seek the LORD while he may be found; call on him while he is near.”
October’s Memory Verse: Philippians 2:3-4, “Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of others.”
September’s Memory Verse: II Corinthians 5:17, “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come!”
August’s Memory Verse: Matthew 5:14,16, “You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.”
July’s Memory Verse: Matthew 10:42, ”I assure you that everybody who gives even a cup of cold water to these little ones because they are my disciples will certainly be rewarded.” (CEB)
June’s Memory Verse: Hebrews 10:25, ”Don’t stop meeting together with other believers, which some people have gotten into the habit of doing. Instead, encourage each other, especially as you see the day drawing near.”
May’s Memory Verse: Isaiah 58:8, “Then your light will break forth like the dawn,and your healing will quickly appear; then your righteousness will go before you,and the glory of the LORD will be your rear guard.”
April’s Memory Verse: 1 Corinthians 1:18, “The message of the cross is foolishness to those who are being destroyed. But it is the power of God for those of us who are being saved. ” (CEB)
March’s Memory Verse: Isaiah 52:7, “How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of those who bring good news, who proclaim peace, who bring good tidings, who proclaim salvation, who say to Zion, ‘Your God reigns’”
February’s Memory Verse: 1 Corinthians 13:4-8: “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails.”
January’s Memory Verse: Philippians 1:6: “…be confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion
until the day of Christ Jesus.”
December’s Memory Verse: Isaiah 9:6: “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.”
November’s Memory Verse: Psalm 116:12: “How can I repay the LORD for all his goodness to me?”
October’s Memory Verse: Romans 12:11-13: “Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor, serving the Lord. Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. Share with God’s people who are in need. Practice hospitality.”
September’s Memory Verse: Matthew 7:13-14: “Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it.”
August’s Memory Verse: Matthew 6:33-34: “But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.”
July’s Memory Verse: Psalm 42:1-2 “As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, O God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When can I go and meet with God?”
June’s Memory Verse: Isaiah 40:31 “Those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.”
May’s Memory Verse: Luke 10:27 ” ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind’; and ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ “
April’s Memory Verse: Philippians 4:8 “Whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable, whatever is excellent or praise worthy – think about such things.”
March’s Memory Verse: Ephesians 6:12 “For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms.”
February’s Memory Verse: 2 Chronicles 7:14 “If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and will heal their land.”