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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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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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Mountains & Sandcastles

"Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever You had formed the earth and the world, even from everlasting to everlasting, You are God.” (Psalm 90:2) If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that life as we know it can change. Our careers, plans, and hobbies can quickly vanish and give way ...
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