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Make Room for Christ at Christmas: How to Memorize During the Holiday Season

Make Room for Christ at Christmas: How to Memorize During the Holiday Season
I love Christmas! Intentionally reflecting on the Incarnation, listening to fabulous Christmas carols, visiting family, and exchanging gifts are truly meaningful. What is not so great is the busy schedule that often accompanies the holiday season. Multiple parties, crowds everywhere you go, and the ...
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Who Will You Memorize For?

Memorizing Scripture is not for me. Wait, let me try that again. Memorizing Scripture is not for me, only. The Word of God has been given to the people of God, not only for our instruction and encouragement but for the sake of Jesus’s praise and the benefit of others. You might be familiar with ...
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Change History by Memorizing God's Word

Change History by Memorizing God's Word
At the end of the month, society will hold various festivities for Halloween. Unfortunately, our culture’s celebration will overshadow an even more important event on that day – the start of the Reformation. On October 31, 1517, a German monk named Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses on the ...
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Make the Italian Run

Make the Italian Run
Can actors teach us anything about Scripture memory? Absolutely! Their techniques offer a veritable goldmine of tips for Bible memorizers. Actors essentially earn their living by memorizing and reciting what they learn, so they have many ideas to offer memorizers. Many actors use an old method ...
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Is Memorizing Scripture Still Important?

Is Memorizing Scripture Still Important?
How many Bibles do you own? If your family is like most, you probably have several physical copies of God's Word in addition to the Bible app on your smartphone. As we enjoy virtually unlimited access to Scripture, it can be tempting to view Bible memory the same way we view running a marathon: a ...
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Memorizing Scripture in a Fast-Paced Society

Memorizing Scripture in a Fast-Paced Society
“Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise, making the best use of the time, because the days are evil.” (Eph. 5:15-16) In today's fast-paced society, it isn't difficult to find ourselves subconsciously trying to keep up with its pace. When the world tells us to purchase a ...
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Scripture Memory for Generational Discipleship

As Christian parents, we are responsible for imparting a biblical worldview to our children (Eph. 6:4). Bible instruction must begin in the home (Deut. 6:7)! Our families provide a unique opportunity for generational discipleship (Psa. 78:4).  Parents should disciple their children on a number ...
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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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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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