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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 10:4 “In his pride the wicked does not seek Him; in all his thoughts there is no room for God.”

Psalm 18:27 “You save the humble but bring low those whose eyes are haughty.”

Psalm 25:9 “He guides the humble in what is right and teaches them His way.”

Psalm 101:5 “Whoever slanders his neighbor in secret, him will I put to silence; whoever has haughty eyes and a proud heart, him will I not endure.”

Psalm 149:4 “For the Lord takes delight in His people; He crowns the humble with salvation.”

Proverbs 1:7 “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and discipline.”

Proverbs 3:34 “He mocks proud mockers, but gives grace to the humble.”

Proverbs 8:13 “To fear the Lord is to hate evil; I hate pride and arrogance, evil behavior and perverse speech.”

Proverbs 11:2 “When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom.”

Proverbs 13:10 “Pride only breeds quarrels, but wisdom is found in those who take advice.”

Proverbs 16:5 “The Lord detests all the proud of heart. Be sure of this: They will not go unpunished.”

Proverbs 16:18 “Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall.”

Proverbs 16:20 “Whoever gives heed to instruction prospers, and blessed is he who trusts in the Lord.”

Proverbs 18:12 “Before his downfall a man's heart is proud, but humility comes before honor.”

Proverbs 19:20 “Listen to advice and accept instruction, and in the end you will be wise.”

Proverbs 21:4 “Haughty eyes and a proud heart, the lamp of the wicked, are sin.”

Proverbs 27:2 “Let another praise you, and not your own mouth; someone else, and not your own lips.”

Proverbs 29:23 “A man's pride brings him low, but a man of lowly spirit gains honor.”

Isaiah 25:11b “God will bring down their pride despite the cleverness of their hands.”

Isaiah 57:15 “For this is what the high and lofty One says – He who lives forever, whose name is holy: ‘I live in a high and holy place, but also with him who is contrite and lowly in spirit, to revive the spirit of the lowly and to revive the heart of the contrite.’ ”

Jeremiah 9:23-24 “This is what the Lord says: ‘Let not the wise man boast of his wisdom or the strong man boast of his strength or the rich man boast of his riches, but let him who boasts boast about this: that he understands and knows Me, that I am the Lord, who exercises kindness, justice and righteousness on earth, for in these I delight,’ declares the Lord.”

Matthew 23:12 “For whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted.”

Romans 12:3 “For by the grace given me I say to every one of you: Do not think of yourself more highly than you ought, but rather think of yourself with sober judgment, in accordance with the measure of faith God has given you.”

2 Corinthians 11:30 “If I must boast, I will boast of the things that show my weakness.”

Ephesians 4:2 “Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.”

Philippians 2:3 “Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves.”

1 Peter 5:5b “All of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because ‘God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.’ ”

1 Peter 5:6 “Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that He may lift you up in due time.”

James 4:10 “Humble yourselves before the Lord, and He will lift you up.”