A to Z–Book by Book Scripture Memorization–Jonah 2:9

This Week’s Memory Verse: Jonah 2:9 NKJV
But I will sacrifice to You With the voice of thanksgiving;
I will pay what I have vowed. Salvation is of the LORD.”

This Week’s Message:
Jonah was in repentance for his disobedience to the LORD. He had deliberately disobeyed what the LORD had told him to do and then paid the consequence for his actions.
When he was in the belly of the fish that the LORD had sent to save him from drowning he repented of his disobedience and offered a sacrifice of thanksgiving to the LORD for saving him and he also vowed to the LORD that he would obey in the future, for he acknowledged that his salvation was of the LORD.

We can all learn from the story of Jonah that obedience to the LORD is always necessary. And, by memorizing this week’s verse we can remind ourselves that if the LORD tells us to do something, we had best obey and do it, for otherwise we may not only jeopardize our life but we may also endanger others.
Therefore, this week let’s offer a sacrifice of thanksgiving to the LORD
for His Salvation and let’s  be sure to be obedient to whatever He has told us to do.

Also, we must always be careful in making vows to the LORD, for He does not take what we vow lightly.
He loves us with an everlasting love and He will discipline us if need be to keep us from going astray. So, this verse gives us plenty of food for thought this week.

As we memorize this verse, it would do us all well to read or re-read the book of Jonah, for there are some valuable lessons we can all learn from this short book.
It will be good to share this Jonah story with others who have never read it or heard about it for as we see in the story, the LORD even used Jonah’s disobedience and consequences to cause unbelievers to come to know Him and to call upon Him.

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 this week as you memorize the word of the LORD, obey what He is telling you through it, and share it with others.

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A to Z–Book by Book-Scripture Memorization–Isaiah 45:21-22

This Week’s Memory Verses: Isaiah 45:21-22 NKJV
And there is no other God besides Me, A just God and a Savior;
There is none besides Me.
Look to Me, and be saved, All you ends of the earth!
For I am God, and there is no other.

This Week’s Message:
This week’s memory verses are pretty clear in what they say:

  • There is only One God
  • This One God is just
  • This One God is a Savior

Believers, aren’t we glad that we know Him?
Aren’t we glad we have believed and received His salvation?
Now, let’s memorize these verses as a testimony of our faith.

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 see it.

Blessings,
©SGLY Ministry
www.smilegodlovesyou.org/ScriptMem

A to Z Book by Book Scripture Memorization–Exodus 15:2

This Week’s Memory Verse: Exodus 15:2 NKJV
The LORD is my strength and song, And He has become my salvation;
He is my God, and I will praise Him;

This Week’s Message:
This verse was a song sung by Moses, and the children of Israel after the LORD had parted the Red Sea and delivered them from Pharoah and his army.
Miriam and the women also sang this as they danced and played their timbrels in Exodus 15:21. It was a time of great rejoicing, praising and giving thanks to the LORD
for His protection.and deliverance.

This verse is a great verse for us to memorize and use to sing in praise to the LORD also, for He is our strength. He is our salvation. He is our God, and we should sing and praise Him daily.
God has delivered us believers from the kingdom of darkness into His kingdom of light thru Jesus Christ who is our salvation. Everyday He offers us His strength.
Let’s memorize this verse and sing it to Him daily in praise and thanksgiving!

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

A to Z Book by Book Scripture Memorization– Ephesians 1:3 NKJV

This Week’s Memory Verse: Ephesians 1:3 NKJV
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ,

This Week’s Message:
This week’s verse is so rich in meaning for all believers. It is telling us believers that because we have believed in Jesus as our Savior and Lord,
that our God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ has blessed us, not only with salvation which is wonderful in itself, but also with every spiritual blessing!

Believers, have you ever wondered exactly what this verse means? What is “every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ”?
Well, there is a wonderful book written by our Ministry President, Leona J. Atkinson, titled “54 Spiritual Blessings in Christ” as found in the book of Ephesians that tells us exactly what this verse means, it lists all the blessings and how we can apply all these blessings to our lives daily. It is a devotional/journal that would be a wonderful addition to your home library.
You can view it, find more information on it, and if you are so inclined you can order it, on Amazon.com at this link: http://www.smilegodlovesyou.org/store.html

So, this verse is a wonderful encouraging verse for all believers to memorize and recall daily. It will encourage us daily to know we are richly and wonderfully blessed!
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.

Memorize this verse and walk in its Blessings daily!
@SGLY Ministry www.smilegodlovesyou.org

Scripture Memorization–Spiritual Blessings: Enlightenment

Ephesians 1:18 This Week’s Scripture:
the eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that you may know what is the hope of His calling, what are the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints,  Ephesians 1:18 NKJV

This Week’s Message:
Before salvation we were lost, living in darkness, our minds were blinded to the truth.  However, once we believed and received Christ, it was as if a light was turned on, because Christ is the Light of the World and His Holy Spirit within us fills us with light and reveals truth to us as never before!
Therefore, one
of the Spiritual Blessings we believers receive in Christ is Enlightenment, which means, spiritually we are no longer in the dark.
Our understanding of scripture is increased, our minds are open to the knowledge of God’s will, and we are able to know the truth.

Let’s Memorize this verse and use this Blessing daily so that we can learn and grow and bring glory to God, every day in every way!

©SGLY Ministry www.smilegodlovesyou.org

Scripture Memorization–Spiritual Blessings: Deliverance

Ephesians 2:5
This Week’s Scripture:

even when we were dead in trespasses, [God] made us alive together with Christ
(by grace you have been saved), Ephesians 2:5

This Week’s Message:
When something is dead, it cannot do anything, it has no life unless God gives it life.
When something is delivered it is taken from one place to another place. It does not take itself, someone or something takes it.
This verse makes it very clear then, that our salvation was of God, not of ourselves.

When we were spiritually dead, we were destitute of a life that recognized God. We weren’t devoted to Him because we were given up to our sins.
We were not active in doing right according to God’s will, word and way. We were blinded to the truth. We needed to be delivered from this way of life.
We needed to be taken out of the kingdom of darkness and delivered into the kingdom of light. In His grace God did this for us thru Christ.

This week as you memorize this verse, think upon how your life was before Christ and think about how it is now in Christ.
Then, spend some time daily thanking God and Christ Jesus for your deliverance!

May you have a wonderful week as you walk in and memorize the Spiritual Blessings of Christ daily!

©SGLY Ministry www.smilegodlovesyou.org

Scripture Memorization Spiritual Blessing: Chosen

Ephesians 1:4This Week’s Scripture:
just as He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before Him in love, Ephesians 1:4 KJV

The NLT says: Even before he made the world, God loved us and chose us in Christ to be holy and without fault in his eyes.

This Week’s Message:
Believers, God was “not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.” 2Peter 3:9
“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.” John 3:16-17

God’s desire was for all those in the world to be His children, even before He created the world, even before He created us. God’s desire was to have a pure people with whom He could have a loving relationship, here on earth and for all eternity. That was why He made a way for that to happen. Jesus Christ is the Way. In Christ, we become the chosen of God.

As you memorize this verse, give thanks that before you were even born God made a way for you to have a loving relationship with Him.
Praise God today that you chose to believe and receive Christ, and in Christ, are now holy and without blame before God in love.

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