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Remember This

"I remembered Your judgments of old, O Lord, And have comforted myself." (Psalm 119:52) The cover story for the November 2007 issue of National Geographic features a fascinating analysis of the human memory. The article tells the story of AJ, a 41-year-old-woman with an amazing ability to remember ...
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4 Excuses for Not Memorizing Scripture

Princes persecute me without a cause, But my heart stands in awe of Your word. (Psalm 119:161) If the thought of memorizing Scripture makes you cringe, then you know how I felt six years ago when I was challenged to start memorizing myself. It took me about four seconds to come up with a list of ...
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Nearing Home

“For we walk by faith, not by sight.” (2 Corinthians 5:7) Abraham is remembered for his unconditional trust in God. He very literally walked by faith, uprooting his family and leaving the familiarity of his hometown, “not knowing where he was going” (Heb. 11:8). Such faith is both rare and ...
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Kansas City Scriptorium 2016

  If you’ve never been to a Scriptorium, you’re missing out — big time. In a nutshell, a Scriptorium is a formal recitation of a predetermined portion of Scripture. Scripture Memory Fellowship hosted the first-ever Scriptorium in Hannibal, Missouri 10 years ago, an idea that quickly ...
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Mowing & Memory Work

“Your word I have hidden in my heart, that I might not sin against You.” (Psa. 119:11) “Do I really have to?” Maybe I’m the only one who asked my parents this question growing up, but it always reflected the desire of an immature child to avoid doing something unpleasant. Like most ten- ...
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Correcting Recitations - Help Without Exasperation

We all make mistakes in reciting Scripture. “To err is human;” perhaps nowhere more than in reciting Scripture! But because "every word of God is pure" (Prov. 30:5), make it your aim to find and fix every error. Being confident of the exact wording will make quoting more pleasurable and sharing ...
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The Pursuit of Purpose

"Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God and keep His commandments, For this is man’s all." (Ecclesiastes 12:13) Why are we here? This is a question that has puzzled humanity for nearly as long as humanity has existed, and perhaps never more so than in this 21st century. The lie ...
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No Thief Like Fear

"For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind." (2 Timothy 1:7) Fear has many names. Whether you call it insecurity, anxiety, worry, nervousness or apprehension, its effects remain the same. Science tells us that to every action there is an equal and ...
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Anchored

“Which hope we have as an anchor of the soul, both sure and steadfast.” (Hebrews 6:19) An anchor serves one purpose: to keep its vessel from moving. An anchorless boat is quickly displaced by the slightest wind or current it encounters at sea. The presence of an anchor doesn’t mean storms won ...
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Join the Microblade Community

Success in systematic Scripture memorizing comes far more readily when we make it a group effort. Besides the benefit of God’s Word being hidden in more hearts, memorizing as a group creates accountability that helps keep everyone motivated. Scripture Memory Fellowship has always believed in the ...
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