Memory Verses

Verses for 2007

January 7th, 2007

“But whatever was to my profit I now consider loss for the sake of Christ. What is more, I consider everything a loss compared to the surpassing greatness of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whose sake I have lost all things. I consider them rubbish, that I may gain Christ and be found in him, not having a righteousness of my own that comes from the law, but that which is through faith in Christ — the righteousness that comes from God and is by faith.”

Philippians 3:7-9

From “Starting with Personal Life Change

January 14th, 2007

“Love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. These commandments that I give you today are to be upon your hearts. Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up. Tie them as symbols on your hands and bind them on your foreheads.”

Deuteronomy 6:5-8

From “Being Part of God’s Peace Plan

January 21st, 2007

“Go in peace and be freed from your suffering.”

Mark 5:34b

From “It’s All About Peace!

January 28th, 2007

All this is from God, who reconciled us to himself through Christ and gave us the ministry of reconciliation: that God was reconciling the world to himself in Christ, not counting people’s sins against them. And he has committed to us the message of reconciliation.

2 Corinthians 5:18-19

From “End of the Spear

February 4th, 2007

“Jesus called them together and said, “You know that those who are regarded as rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their high officials exercise authority over them. Not so with you. Instead, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant.”

Mark 10:42-43

From “Everyone’s a Coach!

February 11th, 2007

“The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full. I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.”

John 10:10-11

From “Leading With Care

February 18th, 2007

“For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, so that you through his poverty might become rich.”

2 Corinthians 8:9

From “How to Lift People to a New Level

February 25th, 2007

“For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but we have one who has been tempted in every way, just as we are — yet was without sin.”

Hebrews 4:15

From “The Temptations of Leadership

March 4th, 2007

“However, I consider my life worth nothing to me, if only I may finish the race and complete the task the Lord Jesus has given me — the task of testifying to the gospel of God’s grace.”

Acts 20:24

From “My One Task

March 11th, 2007

“Not to us, O LORD, not to us but to your name be the glory, because of your love and faithfulness.”

Psalm 115:1

From “Celebrating God’s Goodness

March 18th, 2007

“Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.”

John 14:27

From “The Promise of Jesus for You

March 25th, 2007

“I am the vine; you are the branches. If a man remains in me and I in him, he will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing.”

John 15:5

From “The Power of Jesus in You

April 1st, 2007

“My prayer is not for them alone. I pray also for those who will believe in me through their message, that all of them may be one, Father, just as you are in me and I am in you.”

John 17:20–21b

From “The Prayer of Jesus for You

April 8th, 2007

“Jesus said, ‘I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in Me will live, even though he dies.’”

John 11:25

From “Why Believe in the Risen Jesus?

April 15th, 2007

“For what I received I passed on to you as of first importance: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures, and that he appeared to Peter, and then to the Twelve.”

1 Corinthians 15:3-5

From “Why Believe in the Jesus of the Bible?

April 22nd, 2007

“The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands.”

Psalm 19:1

From “Why Believe in God?

April 29th, 2007

“By this all men will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.”

John 13:35

From “Why Believe in the Church?

May 6th, 2007

“Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path.”

Psalm 119:105

From “Why Believe the Bible?

May 13th, 2007

“Sons are a heritage from the LORD, children a reward from him.”

Psalm 127:3

From “Four Things Every Mother Needs to Know

May 20th, 2007

“Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ. For he chose us in him before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless in his sight. In love he predestined us to be adopted as his sons through Jesus Christ in accordance with his pleasure and will.”

Ephesians 1:3-6

From “The Key to a Joyful, Confident Life!

May 27th, 2007

“I pray also that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may know the hope to which he has called you, the riches of his glorious inheritance in the saints, and his incomparably great power for us who believe.”

Ephesians 1:18–19a

From “Richer Than I Realize

June 3rd, 2007

“For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith — and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God — not by works, so that no one can boast.”

Ephesians 2:8–9

From “Destined For Greatness

June 10th, 2007

“Consequently, you are no longer foreigners and aliens, but fellow citizens with God’s people and members of God’s household.”

Ephesians 2:19

From “Give Peace a Chance

June 17th, 2007

“Now to Him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to His power that is at work within us, to Him be glory in the church and Chris Jesus throughout all generations, forever and ever! Amen.”

Ephesians 3:20-21

From “Recharging Your Faith

June 24th, 2007

“As a prisoner for the Lord, then I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received. Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace.”

Ephesians 4:1-3

From “The New You

July 8th, 2007

“Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen.”

Ephesians 4:32

From “Living a Transformed Life

July 15th, 2007

“For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Live as children of light.”

Ephesians 5:8

From “Escaping My Self-Defeating Patterns

July 22nd, 2007

“We loved you so much that we were delighted to share with you not only the gospel of God but our lives as well, because you had become so dear to us.”

1 Thessalonians 2:8

From “An Attitude of Gratitude

July 29th, 2007

“Yet I am always with you; you hold me by my right hand. You guide me with your counsel, and afterward you will take me into glory. Whom have I in heaven but you? And earth has nothing I desire besides you. My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.”

Psalm 73:23-26

From “Jesus Is In Your Boat

August 5th, 2007

“However, each one of you also must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband.”

Ephesians 5:33

From “The Master Bedroom

August 12th, 2007

“Behold, children are a gift from the Lord. Like arrows in the hand of a mighty man, so are the children of one’s youth.”

Psalm 127:3-4

From “The Family Room

August 19th, 2007

“Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving.”

Colossians 3:23-24

From “The Office

August 26th, 2007

“How great is the love the Father has lavished on use that we should be called the children of God. And that is what we are!”

1 John 3:1

From “Identity Crisis

September 2nd, 2007

“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.”

Ephesians 6:12

From “War of the Worlds: Part 1

September 9th, 2007

“Put on the full armor of God so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes.”

Ephesians 6:11

From “War of the Worlds: Part 2

September 16th, 2007

“But because of his great love for us, God, who is rich in mercy, made us alive with Christ even when we were dead in transgressions — it is by grace you have been saved.”

Ephesians 2:4-5

From “Treasure

September 23rd, 2007

“I tell you the truth, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there’ and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you.”

Matthew 17:20b

From “Faith That Moves God

September 30th, 2007

“Anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him.”

Hebrews 11:6b

From “Moving from Discouragement to Faith

October 7th, 2007

“Trust in the LORD with all your heart And do not lean on your own understanding.”

Proverbs 3:5

From “Moving Out in Faith

October 14th, 2007

“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be terrified; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.”

Joshua 1:9

From “Facing My Fears with Faith

October 21st, 2007

“Faith by itself, if it is not accompanied by action, is dead.”

James 2:17

From “Real Faith Makes a Difference

October 28th, 2007

“Faith by itself, if it is not accompanied by action, is dead.”

James 2:17

From “God Uses Ordinary People

November 4th, 2007

“These were all commended for their faith, yet none of them received what had been promised. God had planned something better…”

Hebrews 11:39–40

From “Keeping the Faith in Tough Times

November 11th, 2007

“Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles, and let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us.”

Hebrews 12:1

From “Finishing What You Start

November 18th, 2007

“Because of the LORD’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.”

Lamentations 3:22-23

From “What Have We Learned?

November 25th, 2007

“This is the day the LORD has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.”

Psalm 118:24

From “Celebrating with Real Joy

December 2nd, 2007

“Many, O LORD my God, are the wonders you have done. The things you planned for us no one can recount to you; were I to speak and tell of them, they would be too many to declare.”

Psalm 40:5

From “Christmas Like a Child

December 9th, 2007

“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

From “Restoring Your Sense of Wonder

December 23rd, 2007

“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.”

John 1:14

From “Child of Wonder

December 30th, 2007

“O Lord my God, I called to you for help and you healed me. O Lord, you brought me up from the grave; you spared me from going down into the pit.”

Psalm 30:2-3

From “When Grace and Brokenness Collide

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