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Memory verses

Memory verses

Memorizing Scripture with your children helps God’s Spirit bring about lasting change. Choose a verse that your children can learn in a pre-determined period of time and aim to review the verse at least once every day.

Psalm 86:15 “But You, O Lord, are a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness.”

Psalm 116:5 “Gracious is the Lord, and righteous; our God is merciful.”

Psalm 140:12 “I know that the Lord will maintain the cause of the afflicted, and will execute justice for the needy.”

Psalm 145:8 “The Lord is gracious and merciful, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love.”

Psalm 145:9 “The Lord is good to all, and His mercy is over all that He has made.”

Proverbs 14:31 “Whoever oppresses a poor man insults his Maker, but he who is generous to the needy honors Him.”

Proverbs 19:17 “Whoever is generous to the poor lends to the Lord, and He will repay him for his deed.”

Proverbs 22:9 “Whoever has a bountiful eye will be blessed, for he shares his bread with the poor.”

Proverbs 29:7 “A righteous man knows the rights of the poor; a wicked man does not understand such knowledge.”

Isaiah 30:18 “Therefore the Lord waits to be gracious to you, and therefore He exalts Himself to show mercy to you. For the Lord is a God of justice; blessed are all those who wait for Him.”

Micah 6:8 “He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?”

Zechariah 7:9 “Thus says the Lord of hosts, Render true judgments, show kindness and mercy to one another . . .”

Matthew 5:7 “Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy.”

Matthew 25:40 “And the King will answer them, ‘Truly, I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of these My brothers, you did it to Me.’ ”

Ephesians 4:32 “Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.”

James 3:17 “But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, open to reason, full of mercy and good fruits, impartial and sincere.”

1 Peter 3:8 “Finally, all of you, have unity of mind, sympathy, brotherly love, a tender heart, and a humble mind.”

1 John 3:16 “By this we know love, that He laid down His life for us, and we ought to lay down our lives for the brothers.”

1 John 3:17 “But if anyone has the world’s goods and sees his brother in need, yet closes his heart against him, how does God’s love abide in him?”

1 John 4:20 “If anyone says, ‘I love God,’ yet hates his brother, he is a liar; for he who does not love his brother whom he has seen cannot love God whom he has not seen.”

1 John 4:21 “And this commandment we have from Him: whoever loves God must also love his brother.”