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What Does Your Memory Actually Do?

"Beware that you do not forget the Lord your God..." (Deut. 8:11) 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 nearly every moment of ...
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The Life-Changing Love of God

“Now there was leaning on Jesus’ bosom one of His disciples, whom Jesus loved.” (John 13:23) The Gospel of John is incredibly unique. The writings of Matthew, Mark and Luke were written not long after the resurrection, and they are referred to by many as Synoptic Gospels based on their ...
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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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