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My Favorite 100 Best Verses To Memorize

I've discovered verses to memorize from a variety of sources. As a child I memorized verses for Sunday School. Later, I learned verses from the highly prized Navigators' Topical Memory System. In Living God's Word I recount the story of the first verse pack that I received, while working one summer at the Pacific Garden Mission in Chicago. That course gave me my start into a lifetime of rewarding Scripture memory and application.

Other verses were tattooed onto my heart by the Holy Spirit during times of pressure, from my devotional reading or when looking for answers. Some verses are juicy, inspirational — WOW! 

Others are basic and foundational. Some came from my life as a single adult; others while I was a traveling pastor and dad. Some are old, others almost new. May I suggest for beginners that it is better to know 100 key verses, reflecting a broad balance of Bible teaching, rather than to memorize two or three entire Bible chapters? Either way, begin this fascinating journey with God, and keep up a steady pace. How many verses will you eventually memorize? Who's counting!

Memorize two or three verses each week. Begin on Monday. Say the Topic, then glue the reference to the first word of each verse. Review. Review. After memorizing the verse segments, meditate on each verse. When you complete this, EMAIL me and I'll send you other great verses. For information on how to memorize and meditate getLiving God's Word. Two chapters give the practical "how-to" on these tools. You'll begin to grow tremendously.

See eight simple suggestions on memorizing these verses so that you will never forget them.

Learn Topic with Verse

To assist you with your memorizing, each topic is available with all its verses together

The Word — Matthew 4:4; Hebrews 4:12; Jeremiah 15:16

Prayer — John 16:24; Matthew 21:22; Philippians 4:6, 7

Obedience — Romans 12:1; John 14:21; Hebrews 5:8

Witnessing — Matthew 4:19; Proverbs 24:11, 12; Acts 1:8; Romans 1:16; Matthew 28:19, 20

Salvation — The Bridge Verses: Romans 3:23; Romans 6:23; Hebrews 9:27; Romans 5:8; Ephesians 2:8, 9; John 5:24; John 1:12; Revelation 3:20

Assurance — 1 John 5:13; John 5:24

Guidance — James 1:5; Isaiah 30:18; Proverbs 3:5, 6

Victory — 1 Corinthians 10:13; Romans 8:37

Christ the Lord — John 3:30; Galatians 2:20; John 13:13, 14; 2 Corinthians 5:15

The Holy Spirit — 1 Corinthians 3:16, 17; 1 Corinthians 6:19, 20; John 14:26

The Father — John 4:23; Psalm 103:13, 14

His Love — John 3:16; Jeremiah 31:3

His Presence — Isaiah 49:15, 16; Hebrews 13:5

His Peace — Isaiah 26:3; John 14:2, 3

His Provision — Romans 8:32; Philippians 4:19; Luke 6:38

His Power — Psalm 147:3-5; Psalm 62:11; 1 Chronicles 29:11, 12

Photographs of Christ — Matthew 11:28-30; John 1:14; Hebrews 1:9

His Faithfulness — 2 Thessalonians 3:3; 1 Corinthians 1:9

His Grace — 2 Corinthians 9:8; 2 Corinthians 12:9; 2 Peter 1:2, 3; Hebrews 4:15, 16

His Strength — Psalm 18:2; 2 Corinthians 12:9

His Attitude — Colossians 3:23, 24; Proverbs 13:10; Philippians 4:13

Humility — Philippians 2:3, 4; John 13:13, 14

Handling Pressure — Isaiah 26:3; Psalm 46:1, 10; Psalm 18:1, 2

Disaster — Isaiah 63:9; Psalm 61:2; 2 Chronicles 14:11

Prosperity and Provision — Psalm 1; Psalm 23; Psalm 84:11

Waiting on God — Psalm 62:5; Psalm 27:14; Isaiah 40:31

Return of Christ — 2 Peter 3:14; 1 Thessalonians 4:15-17; Revelation 20:15

Praise and Adoration — 1 Chronicles 16:10-12; 1 Chronicles 29:11, 12

The Tongue — Ephesians 4:29; Proverbs 17:27, 28; James 1:19, 20

Faith — Hebrews 11:6; Romans 4:17b, 20, 21; Hebrews 10:38

Christ's Disciple — Luke 9:23; Matthew 28:19, 20; John 8:31

Holy Walk — Isaiah 32:17; Colossians 2:6, 7

Seeking God — Psalm 107:9; Psalm 27:4, 8

Multiply Your Life — Isaiah 43:4; Deuteronomy 1:11

Family Promises — Deuteronomy 6:6, 7; Genesis 22:18; Isaiah 59:21

Consequences — Galatians 6:7; Ecclesiastes 10:1; Ecclesiastes 8:11; 1 Samuel 15:22, 23

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