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Reset: How to Restart Bible Memorization

A former Secretary of State once famously met her Russian counterpart with a large button marked “reset.” The need was obvious. Old Cold War tensions had been on the rise. Unfortunately, sentiment did not translate into action and much of the distrust remains. Sometimes our work of Bible ...
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The Memory Sheath

It is late in the day, and darkness is beginning to shroud the forested path as a young knight is riding on his way to the king’s castle. Suddenly, out of the shadowy gloom beside him springs a man clad in dark armor. The dark knight rushes the young warrior with sword drawn, closing the distance quickly. Instinctively, the young knight reaches to his side and unsheathes his sword in one fluid motion ...
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Podcast: Why Is Scripture Memory Important?

SMF was recently interviewed on The Stewardology Podcast by Life Institute. In this episode, we examine the important question, "Why is Scripture Memory important?" Whether you need some fresh motivation to keep memorize yourself or you'd like to persuade your friends to begin memorizing, this ...
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New Memory Course: The Classics

"Where do I begin?" People often ask this question when starting the journey of Scripture memorization. It can be daunting, but Scripture Memory Fellowship is here to help with our new memory course. The Classics is a simple memory course of 100 key Bible verses everyone should know ...
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Preventable Disaster

We’re enduring a wave of apostasy in the American church. The casualty list includes celebrities and our own children. “From that time many of His disciples went back and walked with Him no more” (John 6:66). Perhaps this falling away is an end-times necessity (2 Thess. 2:3). But could some of ...
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Why Parents Should Memorize Scripture

Parents, have you considered what legacy you will leave behind for your children? Have you made preparation for the future? Fathers and mothers plan for their family's future in different ways. Some take out a vast life insurance policy. Others start a college fund while their children are still ...
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Commit the Morning Watch to God

Andrew Murray considered dedicating the first 30 minutes of the day to God as essential to his spiritual well-being. He described it as "the morning watch" saying, "We know of no act attended with larger good to ourselves or others than the formation of an undiscouragable resolution to keep the morning watch and spend the first half-hour of the day alone with God." ...
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Is Your Compass Pointing True North?

Hikers and explorers use compasses to navigate home. Under ordinary circumstances, compasses point true north. But more than one environmental force can skew that sense of direction... ...
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The Secret to Memorizing Scripture

When it comes to memorizing Scripture, one of the most common obstacles is the idea that it will be easier tomorrow, next week, or next month. We tell ourselves that the busyness of the moment will soon pass and that, when it does, we will get back to Scripture memory and the other spiritual ...
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It's Harvest Time!

By every standard, 2020 has been an unusual year. When nearly all of our spring and summer events were cancelled, it seemed difficult to find a silver lining to the dark cloud of COVID-19. But it soon became clear: God was at work, and the end result was a tremendous year filled with progress and opportunities. In the words of Joseph, “God meant it for good, in order to bring it about as it is this day” (Gen. 50:20). Here are just a few examples of how God has been at work this year: ...
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