Three Benefits of Memorizing Scripture and 2018 Scripture Memory Challenge

The attacker moves toward me, I banish the attack with my sword! Because I have a scripture ready in my memory, I feel like a valiant knight prepared to whip out my sword and slay the forces of darkness with the Word of God!  I believe that committing scripture to memory is a worthwhile discipline for every Christ-follower. Introducing: The 2018 Scripture Memory Challenge!

Now, don’t be groaning! It doesn’t have to be hard, there are tools we can use to make things more memorable. If you will accept the challenge to memorize just one verse a week throughout 2018. I will provide tools and hints to help you.

I think there are three valuable reasons to memorize scripture: Continue reading “Three Benefits of Memorizing Scripture and 2018 Scripture Memory Challenge”

Learning to Listen

We all need times of solitude and reflection. Time away from interruptions and distractions. My husband and I are fortunate enough to have a little cabin in the woods. It’s not much, no plumbing, no running water. But it sets on acres of beautiful trees. We have no cell phone connection thanks to a big hill that might as well be a mountain.

We will be spending this evening and part of tomorrow there. I will take my Bible and my notebook. My husband will bring his book. We will pack a cooler and just partake in solitude under the trees and the night sky. I will be listening intently for God to speak to my heart.

What do you do to make space for God in your life? Think about turning off distractions so you can give him your undivided attention.