Memory Verses

Verses for 2012

January 1st, 2012

Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus.

Philippians 2:5

From “Just Like Jesus in Attitude

January 8th, 2012

Those who say they live in God should live their lives as Christ did.

1 John 2:6 NLT

From “Just Like Jesus in Habits

January 15th, 2012

Jesus said, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.”

John 8:12

From “Just Like Jesus in Purpose

January 22nd, 2012

Jesus said, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.”

John 8:12

From “Just Like Jesus… Finishing Strong

February 5th, 2012

For he has rescued us from the dominion of darkness and brought us into the kingdom of the Son he loves, in whom we have redemption the forgiveness of sins.

Colossians 1:13–14

From “Set Free From Religion That Enslaves Me

February 12th, 2012

For God was pleased to have all his fullness dwell in him.

Colossians 1:19

From “Set Free from Deadly Distractions

February 19th, 2012

Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things.

Colossians 3:2

From “Set Free from Spiritual Slavery

February 26th, 2012

Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.

Colossians 3:12

From “Set Free from Self-Destructive Patterns

March 4th, 2012

Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men.

Colossians 3:23

From “Set Free for Great Relationships

March 11th, 2012

Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful.

Colossians 4:2

From “Set Free in My Prayer Life

March 18th, 2012

We proclaim Christ, admonishing and teaching everyone with all wisdom, so that we may present everyone mature in Christ.

Colossians 1:28

From “Set Free For A Purpose

March 25th, 2012

So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live in him, rooted and built up in him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness.

Colossians 2:6–7

From “Set Free For Life!

April 1st, 2012

“Whoever believes in me does not believe in me only, but in the one who sent me. The one who looks at me is seeing the one who sent me. I have come into the world as a light, so that no one who believes in me should stay in darkness.”

John 12:44–46

From “What Really Happened on Palm Sunday?

April 8th, 2012

This resurrection life you received from God is not a timid, grave-tending life. It’s adventurously expectant.

Romans 8:15

From “Hope for Cave Dwellers

April 15th, 2012

I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.

John 16:33

From “Questions About Evil and Suffering

April 22nd, 2012

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 “Questions About Jesus

April 29th, 2012

All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.

2 Timothy 3:16–17

From “Questions About the Bible

May 6th, 2012

God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world but in order that the world might be saved through him.

John 3:17

From “Questions About Hell

May 13th, 2012

Dear children, let’s not merely say that we love each other; let us show the truth by our actions.

1 John 3:18

From “What Moms Need... And How You Can Help!

May 20th, 2012

[Jesus:] “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest."

Matthew 11:28

From “Filling Your Empty Tank

May 27th, 2012

[Jesus:] "Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.”

Matthew 11:29-30

From “Lightening Your Load

June 3rd, 2012

“Do not grieve, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.”

Nehemiah 8:10b

From “Rebuilding My Spiritual Life

June 10th, 2012

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 “When Your Engine is Fried

June 17th, 2012

In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, and into an inheritance that can never perish, spoil or fade – kept in heaven for you.

1 Peter 1:3b–4

From “Living Hope When You’re Discouraged

June 24th, 2012

Though you have not seen him, you love him; and even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and are filled with an inexpressible and glorious joy, for you are receiving the end result of your faith, the salvation of your souls.

1 Peter 1:8–9

From “Living Hope In Everyday Life

July 1st, 2012

But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.

1 Peter 2:9

From “Living Hope to the Fullest!

July 8th, 2012

Live such good lives among the pagans that, though they accuse you of doing wrong, they may see your good deeds and glorify God on the day he visits us.

1 Peter 2:12

From “Living Hope When Life Is Unfair

July 15th, 2012

Finally, all of you, be like-minded, be sympathetic, love one another, be compassionate and humble.

1 Peter 3:8

From “Living Hope for Your Relationships

July 22nd, 2012

The Spirit you received does not make you slaves, so that you live in fear again; rather, the Spirit you received brought about your adoption to sonship. And by him we cry, “Abba, Father.”

Romans 8:15

From “You Belong

July 29th, 2012

Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult, but with blessing, because to this you were called so that you may inherit a blessing. For, “Whoever would love life
and see good days must keep his tongue from evil
 and his lips from deceitful speech?”

1 Peter 3:9–10

From “Living Hope in Times of Tragedy

August 5th, 2012

But in your hearts set apart Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect.

1 Peter 3:15

From “Living Hope You Can Share

August 12th, 2012

“A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.”

John 13:34–35

From “Balancing Work & Life

August 19th, 2012

Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms.

1 Peter 4:10

From “Living with a New Attitude

August 26th, 2012

So then, those who suffer according to God’s will should commit themselves to their faithful Creator and continue to do good.

1 Peter 4:19

From “Living Hope: Hope in Suffering

September 2nd, 2012

All of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another…

1 Peter 5:5b

From “Leading with Integrity

September 9th, 2012

Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour.

1 Peter 5:8

From “Living Hope for Life's Biggest Battles

September 16th, 2012

“The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.”

John 10:10

From “Welcome Back Weekend

September 23rd, 2012

“The time has come. The kingdom of God is near. Repent and believe the good news.”

Mark 1:15

From “The Most Influential Man in the World

September 30th, 2012

Now Jesus did many other signs in the presence of the disciples, which are not written in this book; but these are written so that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in his name.

John 20:30–31 (ESV)

From “The Castle and the Cave

October 7th, 2012

[Jesus:] “You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit...”

John 15:16a

From “Ready Set Go

October 14th, 2012

[Jesus:] “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.”

Matthew 11:28–30

From “From Fake to Free

October 21st, 2012

Then Jesus said to him, “Get up! Pick up your mat and walk.” At once the man was cured; he picked up his mat and walked.

John 5:8-9

From “How God Changes Me

October 28th, 2012

“The stone that the builders rejected has now become the cornerstone. This is the Lord’s doing, and it is wonderful to see.”

Mark 12:10–11

From “Not One Stone

November 4th, 2012

“No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money.”

Matthew 6:24

From “Treasure Hunt

November 11th, 2012

“What is the Kingdom of God like? How can I illustrate it? It is like a tiny mustard seed that a man planted in a garden; it grows and becomes a tree, and the birds make nests in its branches.”

Luke 13:18–19

From “Kingdoms in Conflict

November 18th, 2012

I also pray that you will understand the incredible greatness of God’s power for us who believe him. This is the same mighty power that raised Christ from the dead…

Ephesians 1:19–20

From “Jesus is Alive!

November 25th, 2012

“For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways are my ways,” declares the Lord.

Isaiah 55:8

From “Unexpected Blessings

December 2nd, 2012

“My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior.”

Luke 1:46–47

From “The Magnificent Blessing

December 9th, 2012

“This child is destined... to be a sign that will be spoken against, so that the thoughts of many hearts will be revealed.”

Luke 2:34

From “Do You See What I See?

December 16th, 2012

The Savior — yes, the Messiah, the Lord — has been born today in Bethlehem, the city of David!

Luke 2:11

From “Christmas Blessings: A Celtic Concert

December 23rd, 2012

The true light that gives light to everyone was coming into the world.

John 1:9

From “Christmas Candlelight Service

December 30th, 2012

Show me your ways, Lord, teach me your paths. Guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God my Savior,
and my hope is in you all day long.

Psalm 25:4–5

From “Three Pillars for Every Home

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