Memory Verses

Verses for 2002

January 6th, 2002

“By grace you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God; not as a result of works that no one should boast.”

Ephesians 2:8–9

From “Let God Change Me

January 13th, 2002

“He who ignores discipline despises himself, but whoever heeds correction gains understanding.”

Proverbs 15:32

From “Quit That Habit

January 20th, 2002

“But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.”

Matthew 6:33

From “Manage My Time

January 27th, 2002

“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?”

Psalm 42:1–2

From “Develop My Spiritual Life

February 3rd, 2002

“For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.”

Matthew 6:21

From “Manage My Money Wisely

February 10th, 2002

“This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins. Dear friends, since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another.”

1 John 4:10-11

From “The Dating Game

February 17th, 2002

“This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers.”

1 John 3:16

From “Love American Style

February 24th, 2002

“If you have any encouragement from being united with Christ, if any comfort from his love, if any fellowship with the Spirit, if any tenderness and compassion, then make my joy complete by being like-minded, having the same love, being one in spirit and purpose.”

Philippians 2:1-2

From “Family Ties

March 3rd, 2002

“‘In your anger do not sin’: Do not let the sun go down while you are still angry, and do not give the devil a foothold.”

Ephesians 4:26

From “Mad About You

March 10th, 2002

“Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their work: If one falls down, his friend can help him up. But pity the man who falls and has no one to help him up!”

Ecclesiastes 4:9-10

From “Friends

March 17th, 2002

“In Christ the whole building is joined together and rises to become a holy temple in the Lord. And in him you too are being built together to become a dwelling in which God lives by his Spirit.”

Ephesians 2:21-22

From “The Soul Of TLC

March 24th, 2002

“Because your love is better than life, my lips will glorify you. I will praise you as long as I live, and in your name I will lift up my hands. My soul will be satisfied as with the richest of foods.”

Psalm 63:3–5

From “The Power Of Praising God

March 31st, 2002

“Now we can rejoice in our wonderful new relationship with God – all because of what our Lord Jesus Christ has done for us in making us friends of God.”

Romans 5:11

From “How Much Do You Really Care About Me?

April 7th, 2002

“For in the gospel a righteousness from God is revealed, a righteousness that is by faith from first to last, just as it is written: ‘The righteous will live by faith.’”

Romans 1:17

From “How Can I Live a Life of Great Impact?

April 14th, 2002

“This righteousness from God comes through faith in Jesus Christ to all who believe. There is no difference, for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, and are justified freely by his grace through the redemption that came by Christ Jesus.”

Romans 3:22-24

From “Why Is There So Much Evil and Hatred?

April 21st, 2002

“Therefore no one will be declared righteous in his sight by observing the law; rather, through the law we become conscious of sin. But now a righteousness from God, apart from law, has been made known, to which the Law and the Prophets testify.”

Romans 3:20-21

From “What’s The Bible’s Bottom Line?

April 28th, 2002

“Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.”

Romans 5:1

From “What Do You Really Want From Me?

May 5th, 2002

“Not only so, but we also rejoice in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. And hope does not disappoint us, because God has poured out his love into our hearts by the Holy Spirit, whom he has given us.”

Romans 5:3-5

From “Why is There Suffering—And What’s God Doing About It?

May 12th, 2002

“For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.”

Romans 6:23

From “How Do I Stop This… And Do I Really Have To?

May 19th, 2002

“So you also died to the law through the body of Christ, that you might belong to another, to him who was raised from the dead, in order that we might bear fruit to God.”

Romans 7:4

From “Do I Have to Obey the Law?

May 26th, 2002

“Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.”

Romans 8:1

From “Why Do I Do What I Don’t Want To Do?

June 9th, 2002

“Fix your thoughts on what is true and good and right. Think about things that are pure and lovely, and dwell on the fine, good things… think about all you can to praise God and be glad about.”

Philippians 4:8

From “Part 2: To Change Your Life, Change Your Mind

June 16th, 2002

“For you did not receive a spirit that makes you a slave again to fear, but you received the Spirit of sonship. And by him we cry, ‘Abba, Father.’”

Romans 8:15

From “Part 3: God Is My Loving Father

June 23rd, 2002

“I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us.”

Romans 8:18

From “Part 4: It Will Be Worth It All

June 30th, 2002

“And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.”

Romans 8:28

From “Part 5: God’s Purpose For My Life

July 7th, 2002

“If God is for us, who can be against us?”

Romans 8:31b

From “Part 6: God Is On My Side

July 14th, 2002

“For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.”

Romans 8:38–39

From “Part 7: God Will Never Let Me Go!

July 21st, 2002

“It does not, therefore, depend on man’s desire or effort, but on God’s mercy.”

Romans 9:16

From “Part 1: Let God Be God

July 28th, 2002

“If you confess with your mouth, ‘Jesus is Lord,’ and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.”

Romans 10:9

From “Part 2: The Good News For Everybody

August 4th, 2002

“Oh, the depth of the riches of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable his judgments, and his paths beyond tracing out!”

Romans 11:33

From “Part 3: God Never Gives Up

August 11th, 2002

“Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is — his good, pleasing and perfect will.”

Romans 12:2

From “Part 1: Discovering God’s Will For Your Life

August 18th, 2002

“Just as each of us has one body with many members, and these members do not all have the same function, so in Christ we who are many form one body, and each member belongs to all the others.”

Romans 12:4

From “Part 2: Finding Your Place In The World

August 25th, 2002

“Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is — his good, pleasing and perfect will.”

Romans 12:2

From “Part 3: How To Really Love

September 1st, 2002

“Everyone must submit himself to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God.”

Romans 13:1

From “Part 4: God, The Government and Me

September 8th, 2002

“Let no debt remain outstanding except the continuing debt to love one another, for he who loves his fellowman has fulfilled the law.”

Romans 13:8

From “Part 5: How To Live The Rest Of Your Life

September 15th, 2002

“Therefore let us stop passing judgment on one another. Instead, make up your mind not to put any stumbling block or obstacle in your brother’s way.”

Romans 14:13

From “Part 6: Living With People That Drive You Nuts

September 22nd, 2002

“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.”

Romans 15:13

From “Part 7: Bring Out The Best In People

September 29th, 2002

“Everyone has heard about your obedience, so I am full of joy over you; but I want you to be wise about what is good, and innocent about what is evil.”

Romans 16:19

From “Part 8: The Power Of Affirmation

October 6th, 2002

“This righteousness from God comes through faith in Jesus Christ to all who believe. There is no difference.”

Romans 3:22

From “Review: God’s Answers To My Deepest Needs

October 13th, 2002

“Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, ‘Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?’ And I said, ‘Here am I. Send me!’”

Isaiah 6:8

From “God’s Plan For Reaching Our World

October 20th, 2002

“I know that my Redeemer lives, and that in the end he will stand upon the earth.”

Job 19:25

From “Surviving Unanswered Questions

October 27th, 2002

“I know that my Redeemer lives, and that in the end he will stand upon the earth.”

Job 19:25

From “Surviving Tough Times

November 3rd, 2002

“So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen. For what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.”

2 Corinthians 4:18

From “Surviving Illness and Stress

November 10th, 2002

“Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day – and not only to me, but also to all who have longed for His appearing.”

2 Timothy 4:8

From “Surviving Loneliness and Rejection

November 17th, 2002

“So, if you think you are standing firm, be careful that you don’t fall! No temptation has seized you except what is common to man. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can stand up under it.”

1 Corinthians 10:12-13

From “Surviving Personal Failure

November 24th, 2002

“Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously.”

2 Corinthians 9:6

From “God’s Way Of Meeting Our Needs

December 1st, 2002

“Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more important than food, and the body more important than clothes?”

Matthew 6:25

From “The Eleventh Commandment

December 8th, 2002

“He came to that which was his own, but his own did not receive him. Yet to all who received him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God.”

John 1:11-12

From “Part 1: The Grinches That Steal Christmas

December 29th, 2002

“I can do everything through Him who gives me strength.”

Philippians 4:13

From “Life in the Deep End, Part 1

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