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Memorizing In Season And Out of Season

"Preach the word! Be ready in season and out of season. Convince, rebuke, exhort, with all longsuffering and teaching.” (2 Timothy 4:2) If you've been memorizing Scripture for any significant length of time, then chances are you have faced a lack of motivation at some point along the way. Perhaps ...
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Meditations on God's Strength

"And lest I should be exalted above measure by the abundance of the revelations, a thorn in the flesh was given to me, a messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I be exalted above measure." (2 Corinthians 12:7) As we study the Scriptures, it's often tempting to view the men and women of the Bible as ...
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Why People Memorize

"And whatever you do, do it heartily, as to the Lord and not to men.” (Colossians 3:23) I've come to realize over the last several months that most people who memorize Scripture do so for slightly different reasons. Some people memorize because they want to "make their way prosperous and have ...
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Reaping What You Sow

"Do not be deceived, God is not mocked; for whatever a man sows, that he will aso reap." (Galatians 6:7) [caption id="attachment_14" align="alignright" width="209"] Dakota Lynch[/caption] The principle of reaping what you sow is one that applies to every aspect of our lives. Just as ...
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Meditating on Scripture - Part 2

"And these words which I command you today shall be in your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, when you walk by the way, when you lie down, and when you rise up. You shall bind them as a sign on your hand, and they shall be as ...
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Meditating on Scripture - Part 1

“But his delight is in the law of the LORD, and in His law he meditates day and night.” (Psalm 1:2) [caption id="attachment_14" align="alignright" width="209"] Dakota Lynch[/caption] The power of the human mind is difficult to understate. Even apart from its ability to retain vast ...
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When Lackluster Looms

[caption id="attachment_14" align="alignright" width="209"] Laura Raborn[/caption] “A thing worth doing is worth doing well.” Since you read this blog, I have a hunch you agree Scripture memorization is “worth doing.” But the part about doing it “well” – now that stings a little. ...
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Girding Up the Loins of Your Mind

"Therefore gird up the loins of your mind, be sober, and rest your hope fully upon the grace that is to be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ." (1 Peter 1:13) [caption id="attachment_14" align="alignright" width="209"] Dakota Lynch[/caption] I've never viewed myself as someone ...
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Keeping it Simple

"But I fear, lest somehow, as the serpent deceived Eve by his craftiness, so your minds may be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ." (2 Corinthians 11:3) [caption id="attachment_14" align="alignright" width="209"] Dakota Lynch[/caption] As the only person in my family who ...
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The Puritan Practice of Meditation

"I will meditate on Your precepts, And contemplate Your ways." (Psalm 119:15) [caption id="attachment_14" align="alignright" width="209"] Jim Woychuk[/caption] Joel Beeke, in his essay on “The Puritan Practice of Meditation,” writes that “The Puritans devoted scores of pages to the ...
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