A to Z–Book by Book Scripture Memorization–3 John 1:11

This Week’s Memory Verse: 3 John 1:11 NKJV
He who does good is of God, but he who does evil has not seen God.

This Week’s Message:
This week’s verse is pretty straightforward–it is speaking of the difference between good and evil in those who know God and those who don’t know Him.
The word “seen” is “horaō” in Greek which is a verb which means: to know or to become acquainted with by experience

The word “good” is “agathos” in Greek which means:
of good nature–useful–pleasant, agreeable, joyful, happy–excellent–upright, honourable   All these things are of God.

The word “evil” is “kakos” in Greek which means:
of a bad nature–not such as it ought to be–of a mode of thinking, feeling, acting base, wrong, wicked, troublesome, injurious, pernicious, destructive, baneful.
All these things are done by those who do not know God or who have not become acquainted with Him by experience

Believers, we should be doing good things naturally because we have a relationship with God through Jesus Christ.
Anytime evil thoughts come into our minds or we are tempted to do evil actions we can immediately know these things are not of God and we should cast them out of our lives. Satan might try to influence us to do these wrong things, but we have the power of the Holy Spirit within us to refuse and resist him.,
James 4:7 says: Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

So, this week let’s memorize this verse as a reminder to ourselves to do good daily and also to pray for those who don’t—for as this verse tells us, they need to know God
and we believers are the ones who can share Him with them.

If you would like you can Print the verse out in a card format to post to your bathroom mirror, refrigerator, car visor, or other place that would keep it in your daily vision.
It will help to remind you to memorize it as you go through your day and also could be a great tool in sharing with others who might

Blessings to you daily

©SGLY Ministry www.smilegodlovesyou.org/ScriptMem

A to Z–Book by Book Scripture Memorization–Ezra 8:22

This Week’s Memory Verse: Ezra 8:22 NKJV
“The hand of our God is upon all those for good who seek Him, but His power and His wrath are against all those who forsake Him.”

This Week’s Message:
Believers, we who seek Him, God’s hand is upon us for good. This is a comforting thought and one which we should remind ourselves of often.
God loves us. He continually is bringing us good. We are never alone for His hand is always upon us.
Therefore, we should rejoice and give thanks in that daily as we walk through this world.
Also, we should pray daily for those who don’t know Him, or seek Him. We should pray for those who reject and forsake Him, for their choice will not end up good for them.
God does not want anyone to perish, but He is a just God and cannot bless those who do not seek Him.

Therefore, memorize this verse as a reminder to:

  • give thanks that God’s hand is upon you,
  • give thanks for the good He brings into your life,
  • continue to seek God daily
  • pray for those who don’t know Him or seek Him.

If you would like you can Print the verse out in a card format to post to your refrigerator, bathroom mirror, car visor, or other place that would keep it in your daily vision.
It will help to remind you to memorize it as you go through your day and also could be a great tool in sharing with others who might see it.

©SGLY Ministry www.smilegodlovesyou.org

Fear Not Scripture: Exodus 20:20

Exodus 20:20 Fear NotThis Week’s Scripture:
And Moses said unto the people, Fear not: for God is come to prove you, and that his fear may be before your faces, that ye sin not. Exodus 20:20 KJV

This Week’s Message:
In verses previous to this verse we see that God (Elohiym–the One True God–Jehovah) is speaking out His Ten Commandments to His people.
After He speaks, the people see and hear signs of His presence.
Exodus 20:18-19 says: And all the people saw the thunderings, and the lightnings, and the noise of the trumpet, and the mountain smoking: and when the people saw it, they removed, and stood afar
And they said unto Moses, Speak thou with us, and we will hear: but let not God speak with us, lest we die.

The people were afraid. They had fear–but not the kind of fear that they should have had. They had earthly, fleshly fear.  They needed to have a godly fear. A fear of God which was reverent fear.
A healthy respect for God, reverencing Him for who He was. Showing honor to Him for His great power and authority.

Moses corrected them. He told them to “Fear Not” which meant do not be afraid in your flesh that God is come to harm you, but realize that He is speaking these things to you for your own good.
He wants to test you in these things so you will not sin, for He loves you and wants the best for you.

Let’s learn from this verse today. Let’s memorize this verse as a reminder to ourselves that we should have a healthy fear of God, which is a reverence for Him, respect for Him, awe for Him.
We should regard His authority and honor who He is. We should remind ourselves that He loves us and wants the best for us, therefore whatever He commands us to do is for our good.

Let’s realize how to “Fear Not” and do it daily.

©SGLY Ministry www.smilegodlovesyou.org/ScriptMem

Precious Promise: DISAPPOINTMENT

Holy BibleThis Week’s Memory Verse:
A Precious Promise regarding DISAPPOINTMENT
“And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose.” Romans 8:28 (NKJV)

This Week’s Message:
Believers, memorize this verse and let it be an encouragement to you whenever you are facing trials or difficult times in your life.
During those times, know that God will somehow, someway work all things together for good in your life.
Everything will fall into place according to His purpose for you.
So, do not be disappointed when your plans don’t work out, just keep loving God, clinging to His promises, and He will work all things out for your good.

SGLY Ministry www.smilegodlovesyou.org

Precious Promise: ANXIETY

Holy BibleThis Week’s Memory Verse:
A Precious Promise regarding ANXIETY
“Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication,with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God, and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:6,7 [NKJV]

This Week’s Message:
Anxious means: distressed, uneasy, fearful, worried, concerned, disturbed, or apprehensive.

We could be anxious about something bad or even about something good—however, God says we should not be anxious about anything!
Instead, we should pray about everything, giving thanks to God, letting Him know what it is we need.  He promises, if we do this, that we will receive His peace which will guard our hearts and minds.

These are very important and helpful verses to memorize, and ones which we should keep in our minds and hearts daily.
Let’s not be anxious about anything, but pray about everything, thankful for His promise to us, trusting in Him, and we will live in God’s peace as He guards our hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.

God’s Blessings to you daily as you memorize His word and walk in it daily!

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