Bible Verse for the Day

Memorizing Bible Verses

A student of the Bible knows that memorizing verses is very important. I have to confess that I'm pretty weak in that area because it was never stressed to me why I should do this. Memorizing

  • helps verses come to mind when you really need them and you don't have a Bible to refer to.
  • helps you determine when the words are misquoted.
  • helps you participate in discussions and quote it correctly without spending the time hunting desperately for the right verse.
  • helps you understand other scripture as you read along.
  • helps you answer another person's questions instead of referring them to someone else.

Memorizing is a very useful tool and something I have striving for. Here are a few tips on how to memorize those verses (I'll add to this list as I learn more myself):

  • Copy the verse you are memorizing onto index cards and place next to the bathroom mirror, next to your computer, in your Bible, and any other place you go to a lot.
  • Repeat the verse 3 times in a row.
  • Maybe strive for remembering only 1 or 2 verses a week.
  • Get a partner. It is amazing how we can achieve goals when you have a partner.
  • If you have trouble memorizing the whole verse and are nervous of quoting it wrong, memorize the message it is telling you and then the address. You can then quickly look it up and quote it correctly.

Each day I'll post a verse below for you to use to memorize for the day or week.

Another thing you can do is start a Verse Notebook. Write the verse in the notebook, write your initial thoughts on the verse, and then add to those comments are you go about your day and/or studies.

Today's Verse

For today's verse, scroll down to the current month and locate the date.  There should be a verse for every day of the year.

November Verses

November 1 - Matthew 9:12

On hearing this, Jesus said, "It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick.

November 2 - Luke 14:23

"Then the master told his servant, 'Go out to the roads and country lanes and make them come in, so that my house will be full.

November 3 - Acts 1:8

But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth."

November 4 - Proverbs 23:1-2

When you sit to dine with a ruler,
note well what is before you,

and put a knife to your throat
if you are given to gluttony.

November 5 - Romans 11:33

Oh, the depth of the riches of the wisdom and knowledge of God!
How unsearchable his judgments,
and his paths beyond tracing out!

November 6 - 2 Thessalonians 3:11

We hear that some among you are idle. They are not busy; they are busybodies.

November 7 - Leviticus 26:21

" 'If you remain hostile toward me and refuse to listen to me, I will multiply your afflictions seven times over, as your sins deserve.

November 8 - Judges 16:20b

He awoke from his sleep and thought, "I'll go out as before and shake myself free." But he did not know that the LORD had left him.

November 9 - Nehemiah 9:33

In all that has happened to us, you have been just; you have acted faithfully, while we did wrong.

November 10 - Job 23:10

But he knows the way that I take;
when he has tested me, I will come forth as gold.

November 11 - Psalm 119:7

I will praise you with an upright heart
as I learn your righteous laws.

November 12 - Song of Songs 8:5

Who is this coming up from the desert
leaning on her lover?

November 13 - Isaiah 40:25

"To whom will you compare me?
Or who is my equal?" says the Holy One.

November 14 - Jeremiah 6:7

As a well pours out its water,
so she pours out her wickedness.
Violence and destruction resound in her;
her sickness and wounds are ever before me.

November 15 - Jeremiah 25:34 

Weep and wail, you shepherds;
       roll in the dust, you leaders of the flock.
       For your time to be slaughtered has come;
       you will fall and be shattered like fine pottery.

November 16 - Hosea 2:7a 

She will chase after her lovers but not catch them;
       she will look for them but not find them.

November 17 - Amos 6:6

  You drink wine by the bowlful
       and use the finest lotions,
       but you do not grieve over the ruin of Joseph.

November 18 - Matthew 17:15-16 

"Lord, have mercy on my son," he said. "He has seizures and is suffering greatly. He often falls into the fire or into the water. I brought him to your disciples, but they could not heal him."

November 19 - Mark 13:33 

Be on guard! Be alert! You do not know when that time will come.

November 20 - Luke 5:31

  Jesus answered them, "It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick.

November 21 - Luke 14:21 

"The servant came back and reported this to his master. Then the owner of the house became angry and ordered his servant, 'Go out quickly into the streets and alleys of the town and bring in the poor, the crippled, the blind and the lame.'

November 22 - Colossians 2:6-7 

So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live in him, rooted and built up in him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness.


November 23 - Pslam 119:11

I have hidden your word in my heart that I might not sin against you. (NIV)

November 24 - Matthew 6:21

For where you treasure is, there your heart will be also. (NIV)

November 25 - Malachi 2:7

"For the lips of the priest ought to preserve knowlege, and from his mouth men should seek instruction - because he is the messenger of the Lord Almighty."

November 26 - Revelation 1:8

"I am the Alpha and Omega," says the Lord God, "who is, and who was, and who is to come, the Almight."

November 27 - Genesis 22:17-18

I will surely bless you and make your descendants as numerous as the stars in the sky and as the sand on the seashore. Your descendants will take possession of the cities of your enemies, and through your offspring all nations on earth will be blessed, because you have obeyed me.

November 28 - Mark 2:17

On hearing this, Jesus said to them, “It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick. I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners."

November 29 - Nahum 1:7

The Lord is good, a refuge in times of trouble. He cares for those who trust him....

November 30 - Jude 20

But you, dear friends, build yourselves up in your most holy faith and pray in the Holy Spirit.

October

October 1 - Daniel 3:28

Then Nebuchadnezzar said, "Praise be to the God of Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego, who has sent his angel and rescued his servants! They trusted in him and defied the king's command and were willing to give up their lives rather than serve or worship any god except their own God.

October 2 - Matthew 17:19

Then the disciples came to Jesus in private and asked, "Why couldn't we drive it out?"

October 3 - Mark 13:32

"No one knows about that day or hour, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father.

October 4 - Deuteronomy 27:15

"Cursed is the man who carves an image or casts an idol—a thing detestable to the LORD, the work of the craftsman's hands—and sets it up in secret."
Then all the people shall say, "Amen!"

October 5 - 1 Samuel 7:3

And Samuel said to the whole house of Israel, "If you are returning to the LORD with all your hearts, then rid yourselves of the foreign gods and the Ashtoreths and commit yourselves to the LORD and serve him only, and he will deliver you out of the hand of the Philistines."

October 6 - 1 Kings 8:56

"Praise be to the LORD, who has given rest to his people Israel just as he promised. Not one word has failed of all the good promises he gave through his servant Moses.

October 7 - 2 Chronicles 12:7

When the LORD saw that they humbled themselves, this word of the LORD came to Shemaiah: "Since they have humbled themselves, I will not destroy them but will soon give them deliverance. My wrath will not be poured out on Jerusalem through Shishak.

October 8 - Psalm 45:7

You love righteousness and hate wickedness;
therefore God, your God, has set you above your companions
by anointing you with the oil of joy.

October 9 - Psalm 75:6

No one from the east or the west
or from the desert can exalt a man.

October 10 - Proverbs 29:21

If a man pampers his servant from youth,
he will bring grief in the end.

October 11 - Isaiah 22:13

But see, there is joy and revelry,
slaughtering of cattle and killing of sheep,
eating of meat and drinking of wine!
"Let us eat and drink," you say,
"for tomorrow we die!"

October 12 - Jeremiah 12:1

You are always righteous, O LORD,
when I bring a case before you.
Yet I would speak with you about your justice:
Why does the way of the wicked prosper?
Why do all the faithless live at ease?

October 13 - Lamentations 1:18

"The LORD is righteous,
yet I rebelled against his command.
Listen, all you peoples;
look upon my suffering.
My young men and maidens
have gone into exile.

October 14 - Ezekiel 33:10

"Son of man, say to the house of Israel, 'This is what you are saying: "Our offenses and sins weigh us down, and we are wasting away because of them. How then can we live?" '

October 15 - Matthew 6:28-29

"And why do you worry about clothes? See how the lilies of the field grow. They do not labor or spin. Yet I tell you that not even Solomon in all his splendor was dressed like one of these.

October 16 - Luke 14:16-17

Jesus replied: "A certain man was preparing a great banquet and invited many guests. At the time of the banquet he sent his servant to tell those who had been invited, 'Come, for everything is now ready.'

October 17 - Acts 2:42

They devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and to the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.

October 18 - Romans 11:9

They devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and to the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. They devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and to the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.

October 19 - Philippians 2:14

Do everything without complaining or arguing,

October 20 - Hebrews 2:11

Both the one who makes men holy and those who are made holy are of the same family. So Jesus is not ashamed to call them brothers.

October 21 - Jude 4:7

For certain men whose condemnation was written about long ago have secretly slipped in among you. They are godless men, who change the grace of our God into a license for immorality and deny Jesus Christ our only Sovereign and Lord.

October 22 - Exodus 15:9-10

"The enemy boasted,
'I will pursue, I will overtake them.
I will divide the spoils;
I will gorge myself on them.
I will draw my sword
and my hand will destroy them.'

But you blew with your breath,
and the sea covered them.
They sank like lead
in the mighty waters.

October 23 - 1 Samuel 7:6

So everyone assembled at Mizpah. They drew water from the wells and poured it out before God in a ritual of cleansing. They fasted all day and prayed, "We have sinned against God."

So Samuel prepared the Israelites for holy war there at Mizpah.

October 24 - 2 Chronicles 10:8

But Rehoboam rejected the advice the elders gave him and consulted the young men who had grown up with him and were serving him.

October 25 - Nehemiah 8:10

Then all the people went away to eat and drink, to send portions of food and to celebrate with great joy, because they now understood the words that had been made known to them.

October 26 - Psalm 45:10

Listen, O daughter, consider and give ear:
Forget your people and your father's house.

October 27 - Proverbs 29:24

The accomplice of a thief is his own enemy;
he is put under oath and dare not testify.

October 28 - Isaiah 21:6

This is what the Lord says to me:
"Go, post a lookout
and have him report what he sees.

October 29 - Isaiah 43:20

The wild animals honor me,
the jackals and the owls,
because I provide water in the desert
and streams in the wasteland,
to give drink to my people, my chosen,

October 30 - Romans 10:14

How, then, can they call on the one they have not believed in? And how can they believe in the one of whom they have not heard? And how can they hear without someone preaching to them?

October 31 - Luke 15:4

  "Suppose one of you has a hundred sheep and loses one of them. Does he not leave the ninety-nine in the open country and go after the lost sheep until he finds it?

September

September 1 - Hebrews 3:1

Therefore, holy brothers, who share in the heavenly calling, fix your thoughts on Jesus, the apostle and high priest whom we confess.

September 2 - Genesis 42:1 

When Jacob learned that there was grain in Egypt, he said to his sons, "Why do you just keep looking at each other?"

September 3 - Luke 8:38-39 

The man from whom the demons had gone out begged to go with him, but Jesus sent him away, saying, "Return home and tell how much God has done for you." So the man went away and told all over town how much Jesus had done for him.

September 4 - Acts 2:38-39

  Peter replied, "Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. The promise is for you and your children and for all who are far off—for all whom the Lord our God will call."

September 5 - 2 John 1:8 

Watch out that you do not lose what you have worked for, but that you may be rewarded fully.

September 6 - 1 Samuel 23:14 

David stayed in the desert strongholds and in the hills of the Desert of Ziph. Day after day Saul searched for him, but God did not give David into his hands.

September 7 - 1 Chronicles 21:1 

Satan rose up against Israel and incited David to take a census of Israel.

September 8 - Esther 3:5-6

  When Haman saw that Mordecai would not kneel down or pay him honor, he was enraged.  Yet having learned who Mordecai's people were, he scorned the idea of killing only Mordecai. Instead Haman looked for a way to destroy all Mordecai's people, the Jews, throughout the whole kingdom of Xerxes.

September 9 - Psalm 45:17 

I will perpetuate your memory through all generations;
       therefore the nations will praise you for ever and ever.

September 10 - Psalm 84:5

  Blessed are those whose strength is in you,
       who have set their hearts on pilgrimage.

September 11 - Isaiah 8:12 

"Do not call conspiracy
       everything that these people call conspiracy [a] ;
       do not fear what they fear,
       and do not dread it.

September 12 - Isaiah 51:7

  "Hear me, you who know what is right,
       you people who have my law in your hearts:
       Do not fear the reproach of men
       or be terrified by their insults.

September 13 - Lamentations 3:31 

For men are not cast off
       by the Lord forever.

September 14 - Ezekiel 27:34 

Now you are shattered by the sea
       in the depths of the waters;
       your wares and all your company
       have gone down with you.

September 15 - Daniel 2:46-47 

Then King Nebuchadnezzar fell prostrate before Daniel and paid him honor and ordered that an offering and incense be presented to him. The king said to Daniel, "Surely your God is the God of gods and the Lord of kings and a revealer of mysteries, for you were able to reveal this mystery."

September 16 - Micah 6:2

  Hear, O mountains, the LORD's accusation;
       listen, you everlasting foundations of the earth.
       For the LORD has a case against his people;
       he is lodging a charge against Israel.

September 17 - Matthew 3:11 

"I baptize you with water for repentance. But after me will come one who is more powerful than I, whose sandals I am not fit to carry. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and with fire.

September 18 - Luke 14:18-20

  "But they all alike began to make excuses. The first said, 'I have just bought a field, and I must go and see it. Please excuse me.'"Another said, 'I have just bought five yoke of oxen, and I'm on my way to try them out. Please excuse me.' "Still another said, 'I just got married, so I can't come.'

September 19 - Acts 16:13 

On the Sabbath we went outside the city gate to the river, where we expected to find a place of prayer. We sat down and began to speak to the women who had gathered there.

September 20 - 1 Corinthians 6:18 

Flee from sexual immorality. All other sins a man commits are outside his body, but he who sins sexually sins against his own body.

September 21 - Galatians 2:9 

James, Peter and John, those reputed to be pillars, gave me and Barnabas the right hand of fellowship when they recognized the grace given to me. They agreed that we should go to the Gentiles, and they to the Jews.

September 22 - 1 Timothy 1:9-11

  We also know that law is made not for the righteous but for lawbreakers and rebels, the ungodly and sinful, the unholy and irreligious; for those who kill their fathers or mothers, for murderers, for adulterers and perverts, for slave traders and liars and perjurers—and for whatever else is contrary to the sound doctrine that conforms to the glorious gospel of the blessed God, which he entrusted to me.

September 23 - 1 Peter 1:22 

Now that you have purified yourselves by obeying the truth so that you have sincere love for your brothers, love one another deeply, from the heart.[a]

September 24 - Revelation 3:21 

To him who overcomes, I will give the right to sit with me on my throne, just as I overcame and sat down with my Father on his throne.

September 25 - Exodus 28:36

  "Make a plate of pure gold and engrave on it as on a seal:HOLY TO THE LORD.

September 26 - Joshua 1:1-2 

After the death of Moses the servant of the LORD, the LORD said to Joshua son of Nun, Moses' aide: "Moses my servant is dead. Now then, you and all these people, get ready to cross the Jordan River into the land I am about to give to them—to the Israelites.

September 27 - 1 Chronicles 21:8 

Then David said to God, "I have sinned greatly by doing this. Now, I beg you, take away the guilt of your servant. I have done a very foolish thing."

September 28 - Nehemiah 3:1 

Eliashib the high priest and his fellow priests went to work and rebuilt the Sheep Gate. They dedicated it and set its doors in place, building as far as the Tower of the Hundred, which they dedicated, and as far as the Tower of Hananel.

September 29 - Psalm 74:12 

But you, O God, are my king from of old;
       you bring salvation upon the earth.

September 30 - Song of Songs 2:14

  My dove in the clefts of the rock,
       in the hiding places on the mountainside,
       show me your face,
       let me hear your voice;
       for your voice is sweet,
       and your face is lovely.

July

July 1 - Isaiah 13:18

Their bows will strike down the young men;
they will have no mercy on infants
nor will they look with compassion on children.

July 2 - Lamentations 3:22 

Because of the LORD's great love we are not consumed,
       for his compassions never fail.

July 3 - Hosea 5:3 

I know all about Ephraim;
       Israel is not hidden from me.
       Ephraim, you have now turned to prostitution;
       Israel is corrupt.

July 4 -Matthew 3:7

  But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to where he was baptizing, he said to them: "You brood of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the coming wrath?

July 5 - Matthew 17:17-18 

"O unbelieving and perverse generation," Jesus replied, "how long shall I stay with you? How long shall I put up with you? Bring the boy here to me." 18Jesus rebuked the demon, and it came out of the boy, and he was healed from that moment.

July 6 - John 4:32 

But he said to them, "I have food to eat that you know nothing about."

July 7 - Acts 22:12 

"A man named Ananias came to see me. He was a devout observer of the law and highly respected by all the Jews living there.

July 8 - Romans 15:26 

For Macedonia and Achaia were pleased to make a contribution for the poor among the saints in Jerusalem.

July 9 -2 Corinthians 7:1 

Since we have these promises, dear friends, let us purify ourselves from everything that contaminates body and spirit, perfecting holiness out of reverence for God.

July 10 - Jude 6 

And the angels who did not keep their positions of authority but abandoned their own home—these he has kept in darkness, bound with everlasting chains for judgment on the great Day.

July 11 - Exodus 1:9 

"Look," he said to his people, "the Israelites have become much too numerous for us.

July 12 - Leviticus 10:17 

"Why didn't you eat the sin offering in the sanctuary area? It is most holy; it was given to you to take away the guilt of the community by making atonement for them before the LORD.

July 13 - Judges 6:18 

“Please do not go away until I come back and bring my offering and set it before you.”

July 14 - 1 Chronicles 19:1-2a 

In the course of time, Nahash king of the Ammonites died, and his son succeeded him as king. 2 David thought, "I will show kindness to Hanun son of Nahash, because his father showed kindness to me."

July 15 - Nehemiah 7:73b – 8:1

  The priests, the Levites, the gatekeepers, the singers and the temple servants, along with certain of the people and the rest of the Israelites, settled in their own towns.  When the seventh month came and the Israelites had settled in their towns, all the people assembled as one man in the square before the Water Gate. They told Ezra the scribe to bring out the Book of the Law of Moses, which the LORD had commanded for Israel.

July 16 - Psalm 49:15 

But God will redeem my life] from the grave;
       he will surely take me to himself.
       Selah

July 17 - Esther 8:16

  For the Jews it was a time of happiness and joy, gladness and honor.

July 18 - Isaiah 8:13 

The LORD Almighty is the one you are to regard as holy,
       he is the one you are to fear,
       he is the one you are to dread,

July 19 - Isaiah 66:23 

From one New Moon to another and from one Sabbath to another, all mankind will come and bow down before me," says the LORD.

July 20 - Lamentations 2:19 

Arise, cry out in the night,
       as the watches of the night begin;
       pour out your heart like water
       in the presence of the Lord.
       Lift up your hands to him
       for the lives of your children,
       who faint from hunger
       at the head of every street.

July 21 - Matthew 5:17

  "Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them.

July 22 - Mark 2:19

  Jesus answered, "How can the guests of the bridegroom fast while he is with them? They cannot, so long as they have him with them.

July 23 - Luke 8:33

  When the demons came out of the man, they went into the pigs, and the herd rushed down the steep bank into the lake and was drowned.

July 24 - Romans 8:15 

For you did not receive a spirit that makes you a slave again to fear, but you received the Spirit of sonship. And by him we cry, "Abba, Father."

July 25 - Ephesians 1:4

  For he chose us in him before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless in his sight. In love

July 26 - Hebrews 2:10 

In bringing many sons to glory, it was fitting that God, for whom and through whom everything exists, should make the author of their salvation perfect through suffering.

July 27 - 2 Peter 1:10-11 

Therefore, my brothers, be all the more eager to make your calling and election sure. For if you do these things, you will never fall, and you will receive a rich welcome into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

July 28 - Numbers 16:42

  But when the assembly gathered in opposition to Moses and Aaron and turned toward the Tent of Meeting, suddenly the cloud covered it and the glory of the LORD appeared.

July 29 - 1 Chronicles 11:9

  And David became more and more powerful, because the LORD Almighty was with him.

July 30 - Genesis 41:15-16 

Pharaoh said to Joseph, "I had a dream, and no one can interpret it. But I have heard it said of you that when you hear a dream you can interpret it." "I cannot do it," Joseph replied to Pharaoh, "but God will give Pharaoh the answer he desires."

July 31 - Numbers 11:16-17 

The LORD said to Moses: "Bring me seventy of Israel's elders who are known to you as leaders and officials among the people. Have them come to the Tent of Meeting, that they may stand there with you.  I will come down and speak with you there, and I will take of the Spirit that is on you and put the Spirit on them. They will help you carry the burden of the people so that you will not have to carry it alone.


June Verses

June 1 - Revelation 22:7

"Behold, I am coming soon! Blessed is he who keeps the words of the prophecy in this book."

June 2 - Exodus 31:12-13

Then the LORD said to Moses, "Say to the Israelites, 'You must observe my Sabbaths. This will be a sign between me and you for the generations to come, so you may know that I am the LORD, who makes you holy. 

June 3 - Leviticus 19:18 

" 'Do not seek revenge or bear a grudge against one of your people, but love your neighbor as yourself. I am the LORD.

June 4 - Joshua 3:6 

Joshua said to the priests, "Take up the ark of the covenant and pass on ahead of the people." So they took it up and went ahead of them.

June 5 - 1 Samuel 3:10 

The LORD came and stood there, calling as at the other times, "Samuel! Samuel!"
      Then Samuel said, "Speak, for your servant is listening."

June 6 - Psalm 76:4 

You are resplendent with light,
       more majestic than mountains rich with game.

June 7 - Isaiah 21:4 

My heart falters,
       fear makes me tremble;
       the twilight I longed for
       has become a horror to me.

June 8 - Luke 14:15 

When one of those at the table with him heard this, he said to Jesus, "Blessed is the man who will eat at the feast in the kingdom of God."

June 9 - Romans 14:19 

Let us therefore make every effort to do what leads to peace and to mutual edification.

June 10 - Philippians 1:27-28

  Whatever happens, conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ. Then, whether I come and see you or only hear about you in my absence, I will know that you stand firm in one spirit, contending as one man for the faith of the gospel without being frightened in any way by those who oppose you. This is a sign to them that they will be destroyed, but that you will be saved—and that by God.

June 11 - 2 Peter 3:14 

So then, dear friends, since you are looking forward to this, make every effort to be found spotless, blameless and at peace with him.

June 12 - Numbers 9:8 

Moses answered them, "Wait until I find out what the LORD commands concerning you."

June 13 - 1 Kings 14:9

  You have done more evil than all who lived before you. You have made for yourself other gods, idols made of metal; you have provoked me to anger and thrust me behind your back.

June 14 - 1 Chronicles 4:10

  Jabez cried out to the God of Israel, "Oh, that you would bless me and enlarge my territory! Let your hand be with me, and keep me from harm so that I will be free from pain." And God granted his request.

June 15 - 2 Chronicles 10:6 

Then King Rehoboam consulted the elders who had served his father Solomon during his lifetime. "How would you advise me to answer these people?" he asked.

June 16 - Nehemiah 4:1 

When Sanballat heard that we were rebuilding the wall, he became angry and was greatly incensed. He ridiculed the Jews,

June 17 - Job 1:17

  While he was still speaking, another messenger came and said, "The Chaldeans formed three raiding parties and swept down on your camels and carried them off. They put the servants to the sword, and I am the only one who has escaped to tell you!"

June 18 - Ecclesiastes 2:13

  I saw that wisdom is better than folly,
       just as light is better than darkness.

June 19 - Genesis 3:9

  But the LORD God called to the man, "Where are you?"

June 20 - Psalm 44:1 

We have heard with our ears, O God;
       our fathers have told us
       what you did in their days,
       in days long ago.

June 21 - Matthew 7:13-14 

"Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. 14But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it.

June 22 - Mark 9:38

  "Teacher," said John, "we saw a man driving out demons in your name and we told him to stop, because he was not one of us."

June 23 - John 3:21

  But whoever lives by the truth comes into the light, so that it may be seen plainly that what he has done has been done through God."[a]

June 24 - Romans 6:1

  What shall we say, then? Shall we go on sinning so that grace may increase?

June 25 - Philippians 1:3

  I thank my God every time I remember you.

June 26 - Hebrews 5:12 

In fact, though by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to teach you the elementary truths of God's word all over again. You need milk, not solid food!

June 27 - Jude 22

  Be merciful to those who doubt;

June 28 - Leviticus 27:29 

" 'No person devoted to destruction may be ransomed; he must be put to death.

June 29 - 1 Chronicles 11:6 

David had said, "Whoever leads the attack on the Jebusites will become commander-in-chief." Joab son of Zeruiah went up first, and so he received the command.

June 30 - Psalm 107:38 

he blessed them, and their numbers greatly increased,
       and he did not let their herds diminish.

August

August 1 - Joshua 1:6

"Be strong and courageous, because you will lead these people to inherit the land I swore to their forefathers to give them.

August 2 - 1 Kings 15:25-26

Nadab son of Jeroboam became king of Israel in the second year of Asa king of Judah, and he reigned over Israel two years. 26 He did evil in the eyes of the LORD, walking in the ways of his father and in his sin, which he had caused Israel to commit.

August 3 - Psalm 9:9

The LORD is a refuge for the oppressed,
a stronghold in times of trouble.

August 4 - Psalm 103:11

For as high as the heavens are above the earth,
so great is his love for those who fear him;

August 5 - Proverbs 3:11-12

My son, do not despise the LORD's discipline
and do not resent his rebuke, because the LORD disciplines those he loves,
as a father the son he delights in.

August 6 - Ecclesiastes 4:1

Again I looked and saw all the oppression that was taking place under the sun:
I saw the tears of the oppressed—
and they have no comforter;
power was on the side of their oppressors—
and they have no comforter.

August 7 - Isaiah 37:31-32

Once more a remnant of the house of Judah
will take root below and bear fruit above. For out of Jerusalem will come a remnant,
and out of Mount Zion a band of survivors.
The zeal of the LORD Almighty
will accomplish this.

August 8 - Jeremiah 3:22

"Return, faithless people;
I will cure you of backsliding."
"Yes, we will come to you,
for you are the LORD our God.

August 9 - Ezekiel 5:7

"Therefore this is what the Sovereign LORD says: You have been more unruly than the nations around you and have not followed my decrees or kept my laws. You have not even conformed to the standards of the nations around you.

August 10 - Mark 2:27-28

Then he said to them, "The Sabbath was made for man, not man for the Sabbath. 28So the Son of Man is Lord even of the Sabbath."

August 11 - Luke 11:14-15

Jesus was driving out a demon that was mute. When the demon left, the man who had been mute spoke, and the crowd was amazed. 15But some of them said, "By Beelzebub, the prince of demons, he is driving out demons."

August 12 - 1 Corinthians 10:14

Therefore, my dear friends, flee from idolatry.

August 13 - Ephesians 2:19-20

Consequently, you are no longer foreigners and aliens, but fellow citizens with God's people and members of God's household, 20built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, with Christ Jesus himself as the chief cornerstone.

August 14 - Genesis 31:24

Then God came to Laban the Aramean in a dream at night and said to him, "Be careful not to say anything to Jacob, either good or bad."

August 15 - Exodus 32:19

When Moses approached the camp and saw the calf and the dancing, his anger burned and he threw the tablets out of his hands, breaking them to pieces at the foot of the mountain.

August 16 - Deuteronomy 34:4

Then the LORD said to him, "This is the land I promised on oath to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob when I said, 'I will give it to your descendants.' I have let you see it with your eyes, but you will not cross over into it."

August 17 - 1 Samuel 15:29

He who is the Glory of Israel does not lie or change his mind; for he is not a man, that he should change his mind."

August 18 - 2 Kings 14:26

The LORD had seen how bitterly everyone in Israel, whether slave or free, was suffering; there was no one to help them.

August 19 - 2 Chronicles 12:6

The leaders of Israel and the king humbled themselves and said, "The LORD is just."

August 20 - Ezra 10:1

While Ezra was praying and confessing, weeping and throwing himself down before the house of God, a large crowd of Israelites—men, women and children—gathered around him. They too wept bitterly.

August 21 - Job 7:1

"Does not man have hard service on earth?
Are not his days like those of a hired man?

August 22 - Psalm 41:1

Blessed is he who has regard for the weak;
the LORD delivers him in times of trouble.

August 23 - Psalm 73:13

Surely in vain have I kept my heart pure;
in vain have I washed my hands in innocence.

August 24 - Ecclesiastes 9:12

Moreover, no man knows when his hour will come:
As fish are caught in a cruel net,
or birds are taken in a snare,
so men are trapped by evil times
that fall unexpectedly upon them.

August 25 - Isaiah 22:12

The Lord, the LORD Almighty,
called you on that day
to weep and to wail,
to tear out your hair and put on sackcloth.

August 26 - Jeremiah 17:4

Through your own fault you will lose
the inheritance I gave you.
I will enslave you to your enemies
in a land you do not know,
for you have kindled my anger,
and it will burn forever."

August 27 - Ezekiel 12:15

"They will know that I am the LORD, when I disperse them among the nations and scatter them through the countries.

August 28 - Matthew 18:10

"See that you do not look down on one of these little ones. For I tell you that their angels in heaven always see the face of my Father in heaven.

August 29 - Luke 13:6

Then he told this parable: "A man had a fig tree, planted in his vineyard, and he went to look for fruit on it, but did not find any.

August 30 - John 10:33

"We are not stoning you for any of these," replied the Jews, "but for blasphemy, because you, a mere man, claim to be God."

August 31 - 1 Corinthians 15:20

But Christ has indeed been raised from the dead, the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep.

May Verses


May 1 - Matthew 22:37-40

Jesus replied: " 'Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.' This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: 'Love your neighbor as yourself.' 40All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments."

May 2 - 2 Corinthians 1:3-4

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves have received from God.

May 3 - Philippians 4:4

Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!

May 4 - Galatians 5:22-23

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.

May 5 - Psalm 139:23-24

Search me, O God, and know my heart;


test me and know my anxious thoughts.


See if there is any offensive way in me,

and lead me in the way everlasting.


May 6 - Isaiah 41:10

So do not fear, for I am with you;


do not be dismayed, for I am your God.


I will strengthen you and help you;


I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.



May 7 - Psalm 118:6

The LORD is with me; I will not be afraid.


What can man do to me?



May 8 - Philippians 4:19

And my God will meet all your needs according to his glorious riches in Christ Jesus.


May 9 - John 1:9

The true light that gives light to every man was coming into the world.


May 10 - Nehemiah 9:32

"Now therefore, O our God, the great, mighty and awesome God, who keeps his covenant of love, do not let all this hardship seem trifling in your eyes—the hardship that has come upon us, upon our kings and leaders, upon our priests and prophets, upon our fathers and all your people, from the days of the kings of Assyria until today.




May 11 - Ezekiel 11:17

"Therefore say: 'This is what the Sovereign LORD says: I will gather you from the nations and bring you back from the countries where you have been scattered, and I will give you back the land of Israel again.'

May 12 - Acts 9:32-35

As Peter traveled about the country, he went to visit the saints in Lydda. There he found a man named Aeneas, a paralytic who had been bedridden for eight years. "Aeneas," Peter said to him, "Jesus Christ heals you. Get up and take care of your mat." Immediately Aeneas got up. All those who lived in Lydda and Sharon saw him and turned to the Lord.

May 13 - Galatians 6:13

Not even those who are circumcised obey the law, yet they want you to be circumcised that they may boast about your flesh.

May 14 - Judges 10:15-16

But the Israelites said to the LORD, "We have sinned. Do with us whatever you think best, but please rescue us now." 16 Then they got rid of the foreign gods among them and served the LORD. And he could bear Israel's misery no longer.

May 15 - Psalm 146:2

I will praise the LORD all my life;
I will sing praise to my God as long as I live.

May 16 - Ezekiel 14:6

"Therefore say to the house of Israel, 'This is what the Sovereign LORD says: Repent! Turn from your idols and renounce all your detestable practices!

May 17 - Mark 4:26-29

He also said, "This is what the kingdom of God is like. A man scatters seed on the ground. Night and day, whether he sleeps or gets up, the seed sprouts and grows, though he does not know how. All by itself the soil produces grain—first the stalk, then the head, then the full kernel in the head. As soon as the grain is ripe, he puts the sickle to it, because the harvest has come."

May 18 - 1 Corinthians 10:13

No temptation has seized you except what is common to man. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can stand up under it.

May 19 - 1 Timothy 1:8

We know that the law is good if one uses it properly.


May 20 - 1 Peter 5:6

Humble yourselves, therefore, under God's mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time.


May 21 - Leviticus 20:8

Keep my decrees and follow them. I am the LORD, who makes you holy.


May 22 - Joshua 2:24

They said to Joshua, "The LORD has surely given the whole land into our hands; all the people are melting in fear because of us."

May 23 - 2 Kings 23:32

He did evil in the eyes of the LORD, just as his fathers had done.

May 24 - Psalm 27:14

Wait for the LORD;
be strong and take heart
and wait for the LORD.

May 25 - Proverbs 29:22

An angry man stirs up dissension,
and a hot-tempered one commits many sins.

May 26 - Zechariah 8:16-17

These are the things you are to do: Speak the truth to each other, and render true and sound judgment in your courts; do not plot evil against your neighbor, and do not love to swear falsely. I hate all this," declares the LORD.

May 27 - Luke 13:15-16

The Lord answered him, "You hypocrites! Doesn't each of you on the Sabbath untie his ox or donkey from the stall and lead it out to give it water? Then should not this woman, a daughter of Abraham, whom Satan has kept bound for eighteen long years, be set free on the Sabbath day from what bound her?"

May 28 - Romans 5:1-2

Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, wehave peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand. And we rejoice in the hope of the glory of God.

May29 - 2 Corinthians 8:9

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, so that you through his poverty might become rich.

May 30 - Titus 1:6

An elder must be blameless, the husband of but one wife, a man whose children believe and are not open to the charge of being wild and disobedient.

May 31 - 1 Peter 5:5

Young men, in the same way be submissive to those who are older. All of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because,
"God opposes the proud
but gives grace to the humble."




April Verses

April 1 - Leviticus 26:13

I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of Egypt so that you would no longer be slaves to the Egyptians; I broke the bars of your yoke and enabled you to walk with heads held high.

April 2 - Numbers 6:24-26

" ' "The LORD bless you

and keep you; the LORD make his face shine upon you

and be gracious to you; the LORD turn his face toward you

and give you peace." '

April 3 - Deuteronomy 1:31

and in the desert. There you saw how the LORD your God carried you, as a father carries his son, all the way you went until you reached this place."

April 4 - Joshua 23:14

"Now I am about to go the way of all the earth. You know with all your heart and soul that not one of all the good promises the LORD your God gave you has failed. Every promise has been fulfilled; not one has failed.

April 5 - Judges 2:18

Whenever the LORD raised up a judge for them, he was with the judge and saved them out of the hands of their enemies as long as the judge lived; for the LORD had compassion on them as they groaned under those who oppressed and afflicted them.

April 6 - Romans 8:32

He who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all – how will he not also, along with him, graciously give us all things?

April 7 - Genesis 4:7

If you do what is right, will you not be accepted? But if you do not do what is right, sin is crouching at your door; it desires to have you, but you must master it.

April 8 - Genesis 18:14

Is anything too hard for the LORD? I will return to you at the appointed time next year and Sarah will have a son.

April 9 - Revelation 21:6-7

He said to me: “It is done. I am the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End. To him who is thirsty I will give to drink without cost from the spring of the water of life. He who overcomes will inherit all this, and I will be his God, and he will be my son.

April 10 - Jude 4

For certain men whose condemnation was written about long ago have secretly slipped in among you. They are godless men, who change the grace of our God into a license for immorality and deny Jesus Christ our only Sovereign and Lord.

April 11 - 2 John 5-6

And now, dear lady, I am not writing you a new command but one we have had from the beginning. I ask that we love one another. And this is love: that we walk in obedience to his commands. As you have heard from the beginning, his command is that you walk in love.

April 12 - 3 John 11

Dear friend, do not imitate what is evil but what is good. Anyone who does what is good is from God. Anyone who does what is evil has not seen God.

April 13 - 2 Peter 3:9

The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. He is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance.

April 14 - 1 Peter 2:9

But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people belonging to God, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.

April 15 - James 5:19-20

My brothers, if one of you should wander from the truth and someone should bring him back, remember this: Whoever turns a sinner from the error of his way will save him from death and cover over a multitude of sin.

April 16 - Hebrews 4:15-16

For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but we have one who has been tempted in every way, just as we are – yet was without sin. Let us then approach the throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need.

April 17 - Luke 8:16

No one lights a lamp and hides it in a jar or puts it under a bed. Instead, he puts it on a stand, so that those who come in can see the light.

April 18 - Romans 12:9

Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good.

April 19 - Philippians 2:12

Therefore, my dear friends, as you have always obeyed – not only in my presence, but now much more in my absence – continue to work out your salvation with fear and trembling.

April 20 - Isaiah 66:22

“As the new heavens and the new earth that I make will endure before me,” declares the Lord, “so will your name and descendants endure.”

April 21 - Romans 15:5

May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you a spirit of unity among yourselves as you follow Christ Jesus

April 22 - Romans 15:6

so that with one heart and mouth you may glorify God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.

April 23 - James 1:4

Perseverance must finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.

April 24 - Revelation 1:17-18

When I saw him, I fell at his feet as though dead. Then he placed his right hand on me and said, “Do not be afraid. I am the First and the Last. I am the Living One; I was dead, and behold I am alive for ever and ever! And I hold the keys of death and Hades.”

April 25 - Jude 5

Though you already know all this, I want to remind you that the Lord delivered his people out of Egypt, but later destroyed those who did not believe.

April 26 - 2 John 7

Many deceivers, who do not acknowledge Jesus Christ as coming in the flesh, have gone out into the world. Any such person is the deceiver and the antichrist.

April 27 - 1 John 1:5-6

This is the message we have heard from him and declare to you: God is light; in him there is no darkness at all. If we claim to have fellowship with him yet walk in the darkness, we lie and do not live by the truth.

April 28 - 2 Peter 1:5-9

For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith goodness; and to goodness, knowledge; and to knowledge, self-control; and to self-control, perseverance; and to perseverance, godliness; and to godliness, brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness, love. For if you possess these qualities in increasing measure, they will keep you from being ineffective and unproductive in your knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. But if anyone does not have them, he is nearsighted and blind, and has forgotten that he has been cleansed from his past sins.

April 29 - 1 Peter 1:17

Since you call on a Father who judges each man's work impartially, live your lives as strangers here in reverent fear.

April 30 - Psalm 48:7

You destroyed them like ships of Tarshish

shattered by an east wind.

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March Verses

March 1 - Micah 6:8

He has showed you, O man, what is good.


And what does the LORD require of you?




To act justly and to love mercy


and to walk humbly with your God.



March 2 - Nahum 1:7-9


The LORD is good,


a refuge in times of trouble.


He cares for those who trust in him,

but with an overwhelming flood


he will make an end of Nineveh ;


he will pursue his foes into darkness.

Whatever they plot against the LORD


he will bring to an end;


trouble will not come a second time.




March 3 - Habakkuk 3:2

LORD, I have heard of your fame;


I stand in awe of your deeds, O LORD.


Renew them in our day,


in our time make them known;


in wrath remember mercy.



March 4 - Zephaniah 2:3

Seek the LORD, all you humble of the land,


you who do what he commands.


Seek righteousness, seek humility;


perhaps you will be sheltered


on the day of the LORD's anger.

March 5 - Haggai 1:4

"Is it a time for you yourselves to be living in your paneled houses, while this house remains a ruin?"


March 6 - Zechariah 9:9-10

Rejoice greatly, O Daughter of Zion!


Shout, Daughter of Jerusalem!


See, your king comes to you,


righteous and having salvation,


gentle and riding on a donkey,


on a colt, the foal of a donkey.



I will take away the chariots from Ephraim


and the war-horses from Jerusalem,


and the battle bow will be broken.


He will proclaim peace to the nations.


His rule will extend from sea to sea


and from the River to the ends of the earth.


March 7 - 2 Corinthians 1:8

We do not want you to be uninformed, brothers, about the hardships we suffered in the province of Asia. We were under great pressure, far beyond our ability to endure, so that we despaired even of life.



March 8 - 3 John 4

I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth.


March 9 - Proverbs 29:25

Fear of many will prove to be a snare, but whoever trusts in the Lord is kept safe.


March 10 - Matthew 17:20

He replied, “Because you have so little faith. I tell you the truth, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can so to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there’ and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you.



March 11 - Hebrews 11:1

Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see.

March 12 - Matthew 5:5

Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.


March 13 - Romans 10:9

That if you confess with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.

March 14 - Proverbs 3:5-6

Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding;

in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight.



March 15 - Ezekiel 18:30-31

Therefore, O house of Israel, I will judge you, each one according to his ways, declares the Sovereign Lord. Repent! Turn away from all your offenses; then sin will not be your downfall. Rid yourselves of all the offenses you have committed, and get a new heart and a new spirit. Why will you die,, O house of Israel?

March 16 - Revelation 3:20

Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with him, and he with me.


March 17 - Psalm 143:10

Teach me to do your will, for you are my God; may your good Spirit lead me on level ground.



March 18 - Proverbs 3:6

in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight.


March 19 - 1 Corinthians 15:2-4

By this gospel you are saved, if you hold firmly to the word I preached to you . Otherwise, you have believed in vain.

March 20 - Ephesians 1:13

And you also were included in Christ when you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation. Having believed, you were marked in him with a seal, the promised Holy Spirit.


March 21 - Romans 12:1

there, I urge you, brothers, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy pleasing to God – this is your spiritual act of worship.



March 22 - 1 Corinthians 13:12

Now we see but a poor reflection as in a mirror; then we shall see face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I am fully known.

March 23 - Matthew 5:8

Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God.

March 24 - Lamentations 3:40

Let us examine our ways and test them, and let us return to the Lord.



March 25 - Job 7:11

“Therefore, I will not keep silent; I will speak out in the anguish of my spirit.”



March 26 - Isaiah 40:29

He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak.


March 27 - Proverbs 20:27

The lamp of the Lord search the spirit of a man, it searches out his inmost being.

March 28 - Matthew 6:12-14

Forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one. For if you forgive men when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.


March 29 - Matthew 6:33

But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.

March 30 - Genesis 15:1

After this, the word of the LORD came to Abram in a vision:


"Do not be afraid, Abram.


I am your shield,


your very great reward. "



March 31 - Exodus 19:4-5

'You yourselves have seen what I did to Egypt, and how I carried you on eagles' wings and brought you to myself. 5 Now if you obey me fully and keep my covenant, then out of all nations you will be my treasured possession. Although the whole earth is mine,


























































February Verses

February 1 - Genesis 1:27

So God created man in his own image,

in the image of God he created him;

male and female he created them.

February 2 - Exodus 3:7,10

The LORD said, "I have indeed seen the misery of my people in Egypt. I have heard them crying out because of their slave drivers, and I am concerned about their suffering…. So now, go. I am sending you to Pharaoh to bring my people the Israelites out of Egypt."

February 3 - Leviticus 19:2

"Speak to the entire assembly of Israel and say to them: 'Be holy because I, the LORD your God, am holy.

February 4 - Numbers 14:22-23

not one of the men who saw my glory and the miraculous signs I performed in Egypt and in the desert but who disobeyed me and tested me ten times- not one of them will ever see the land I promised on oath to their forefathers. No one who has treated me with contempt will ever see it.

February 5 - Numbers 14:22-23

not one of the men who saw my glory and the miraculous signs I performed in Egypt and in the desert but who disobeyed me and tested me ten times- not one of them will ever see the land I promised on oath to their forefathers. No one who has treated me with contempt will ever see it.

February 6 - Joshua 1:11

"Go through the camp and tell the people, 'Get your supplies ready. Three days from now you will cross the Jordan here to go in and take possession of the land the LORD your God is giving you for your own.' "

February 7 - Judges 17:6

In those days Israel had no king; everyone did as he saw fit.

February 8 - Ruth 1:16

But Ruth replied, "Don't urge me to leave you or to turn back from you. Where you go I will go, and where you stay I will stay. Your people will be my people and your God my God.

February 9 - 1 Samuel 8:7,9

And the LORD told him: "Listen to all that the people are saying to you; it is not you they have rejected, but they have rejected me as their king….Now listen to them; but warn them solemnly and let them know what the king who will reign over them will do."

February 10 - 2 Samuel 5:12

And David knew that the LORD had established him as king over Israel and had exalted his kingdom for the sake of his people Israel.

February 11 - 1 Kings 9:4-5

"As for you, if you walk before me in integrity of heart and uprightness, as David your father did, and do all I command and observe my decrees and laws, I will establish your royal throne over Israel forever, as I promised David your father when I said, 'You shall never fail to have a man on the throne of Israel.'

February 12 - 1 Chronicles 14:2

And David knew that the LORD had established him as king over Israel and that his kingdom had been highly exalted for the sake of his people Israel.

February 13 - Ezra 6:21-22

Then the Israelites who had returned from exile, along with everyone who had removed themselves from the defilements of the nations to join them and seek God, the God of Israel, ate the Passover. With great joy they celebrated the Feast of Unraised Bread for seven days. God had plunged them into a sea of joy; he had changed the mind of the king of Assyria to back them in rebuilding The Temple of God, the God of Israel.

February 14 - Nehemiah 6:15-16

So the wall was completed on the twenty-fifth of Elul, in fifty-two days. When all our enemies heard about this, all the surrounding nations were afraid and lost their self-confidence, because they realized that this work had been done with the help of our God.

February 15 - Esther 4:14

For if you remain silent at this time, relief and deliverance for the Jews will arise from another place, but you and your father's family will perish. And who knows but that you have come to royal position for such a time as this?"

February 16 - Job 2:3

Then the LORD said to Satan, "Have you considered my servant Job? There is no one on earth like him; he is blameless and upright, a man who fears God and shuns evil. And he still maintains his integrity, though you incited me against him to ruin him without any reason."

February 17 - Psalm 150:6

Let everything that has breath praise the LORD.

February 18 - Proverbs 1:7

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge,

but fools despise wisdom and discipline.

February 19 - Ecclesiastes 12:13

Now all has been heard;

here is the conclusion of the matter:

Fear God and keep his commandments,

for this is the whole duty of man.

February 20 - Song of Songs 6:3

I am my lover's and my lover is mine;

he browses among the lilies.

February 21 - Jeremiah 2:19

Your wickedness will punish you;

your backsliding will rebuke you.

Consider then and realize

how evil and bitter it is for you

when you forsake the LORD your God

and have no awe of me,"

declares the Lord, the LORD Almighty.

February 22 - Lamentations 2:11

My eyes fail from weeping,

I am in torment within,

my heart is poured out on the ground

because my people are destroyed,

because children and infants faint

in the streets of the city.

February 23 - Ezekiel 36:24-26

" 'For I will take you out of the nations; I will gather you from all the countries and bring you back into your own land. 25 I will sprinkle clean water on you, and you will be clean; I will cleanse you from all your impurities and from all your idols. 26 I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit in you; I will remove from you your heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh.

February 24 - Hosea 3:1

The LORD said to me, "Go, show your love to your wife again, though she is loved by another and is an adulteress. Love her as the LORD loves the Israelites, though they turn to other gods and love the sacred raisin cakes."

February 25 - Joel 2:12-13

"Even now," declares the LORD,

"return to me with all your heart,

with fasting and weeping and mourning."

February 26 - Amos 5:24

But let justice roll on like a river,

righteousness like a never-failing stream!

February 27 - Obadiah 15

"The day of the LORD is near

for all nations.

As you have done, it will be done to you;

your deeds will return upon your own head.

February 28 - Jonah 4:11

But Nineveh has more than a hundred and twenty thousand people who cannot tell their right hand from their left, and many cattle as well. Should I not be concerned about that great city?"

January Verses

January 1 - 2 Corinthians 12:9-10

But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me. That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong.

January 2 - Matthew 5:3

Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

January 3 - Jeremiah 6:14

They dress the wound of my people as though it were not serious. ‘Peace, peace,’ they say, when there is no peace.

January 4 - 2 Peter 2:19

They promise them freedom, while they themselves are slaves of depravity—for a man is a slave to whatever has mastered him.

January 5 - Psalm 146:7-8

He upholds the cause of the oppressed

and gives food to the hungry.

The LORD sets prisoners free,

the LORD gives sight to the blind,

the LORD lifts up those who are bowed down,

the LORD loves the righteous.

January 6 - Psalm 107:13-14

Then they cried to the LORD in their trouble,

and he saved them from their distress.

He brought them out of darkness and the deepest gloom

and broke away their chains.

January 7 - Genesis 3:7-8

Then the eyes of both of them were opened, and they realized they were naked; so they sewed fig leaves together and made coverings for themselves. Then the man and his wife heard the sound of the LORD God as he was walking in the garden in the cool of the day, and they hid from the LORD God among the trees of the garden.

January 8 - Ephesians 4:25

Therefore each of you must put off falsehood and speak truthfully to his neighbor, for we are all members of one body.

January 9 - Jeremiah 30:17

But I will restore you to health

and heal your wounds,'

declares the LORD,

'because you are called an outcast,

Zion for whom no one cares.'

January 10 - Matthew 19:26

Jesus looked at them and said, "With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible."

January 11 - Proverbs 29:23

A man's pride brings him low,

but a man of lowly spirit gains honor.

January 12 - Luke 12:2-3

There is nothing concealed that will not be disclosed, or hidden that will not be made known. What you have said in the dark will be heard in the daylight, and what you have whispered in the ear in the inner rooms will be proclaimed from the roofs.

January 13 - Matthew 6:34

Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.

January 14 - Ephesians 5:13-14

But everything exposed by the light becomes visible, for it is light that makes everything visible. This is why it is said:

"Wake up, O sleeper,

rise from the dead,

and Christ will shine on you."

January 15 - Ephesians 4:26-27

"In your anger do not sin": Do not let the sun go down while you are still angry, and do not give the devil a foothold.

January 16 - Hebrews 13:1-2

Keep on loving each other as brothers. Do not forget to entertain strangers, for by so doing some people have entertained angels without knowing it.

January 17 - John 10:10

The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.

January 18 - Luke 17:33

Whoever tries to keep his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life will preserve it.

January 19 - Romans 8:38-39

For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.

January 20 - Hebrews 12:1

Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles, and let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us.

January 21 - Romans 7:18

I know that nothing good lives in me, that is, in my sinful nature. For I have the desire to do what is good, but I cannot carry it out.

January 22 - Matthew 5:4

Blessed are those who mourn,

for they will be comforted.

January 23 - Hebrews 11:6

And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him.

January 24 -Luke 15:11-32

January 25 - Romans 11:36

For from him and through him and to him are all things.

To him be the glory forever! Amen.

January 26 - Ephesians 4:22-23

You were taught, with regard to your former way of life, to put off your old self, which is being corrupted by its deceitful desires; to be made new in the attitude of your minds;

January 27 - Psalm 25:5

guide me in your truth and teach me,

for you are God my Savior,

and my hope is in you all day long.

January 28 - Philippians 1:6

being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.

January 29 - Philippians 2:13

for it is God who works in you to will and to act according to his good purpose.

January 30 - Psalm 46:1

God is our refuge and strength,

an ever-present help in trouble.

January 31 - Romans 15:7

Accept one another, then, just as Christ accepted you, in order to bring praise to God.

Gems I've found

Here are few other gems that I'm found amongst us. Check them out when you get a chance. They will uplift you, make you pause, and who knows what else He'll use them for. I'll add more as I come across them. Don't forget to check what else these authors have for you since I can't possibly list them all.

A Fresh Way of Seeing

Inspirational Quotes for Everyday Living

Spending Time Alone with God

The Beauty of God's Love



December Verses

December 1 - Exodus 15:2

The Lord is my salvation and my song,

he has become my salvation.

He is my God, and I will praise him,

My father’s God, and I will exalt him. (NIV)

December 2 - Luke 1:50

His mercy extends to those who fear him, from generation to generation.

December 3 - Micah 7:18

Who is a God like you, who pardons sin and forgives the transgression of the remnant of his inheritance? You do not stay angry forever but delight to show mercy.

December 4 - 1 John 1:7

But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus, his Son, purifies us from all sin.

December 5 - 2 Peter 1:3

His divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness through our knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and goodness.

December 6 - 1 Peter 1:8

Though you have not seen him, you love him; and even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and are filled with an inexpressible and glorious joy.

December 7 - James 1:2-3

Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance.

December 8 - Hebrews 2:1

We must pay more careful attention, therefore, to what we have heard, so that we do not drift away.

December 9 - Philemon 6

I pray that you may be active in sharing your faith, so that you will have a full understanding of every good thing we have in Christ.

December 10 - Titus 3:1-2

Remind the people to be subject to rulers and authorities, to be obedient, to be ready to do whatever is good, to slander no one, to be peaceable and considerate, and to show true humility toward all men.

December 11 - 2 Timothy 1:7

For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power, of love and of self-discipline.

December 12 - 1 Timothy 2:1-2

I urge, then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone – for kinds and all those in authority, that we may life peaceful and quiet live in all godliness and holiness.

December 13 - 2 Thessalonians 1:6-7

God is just; He will pay back trouble to those who trouble you and give relief to you who are troubled, and to us as well.

December 14 - 1 Thessalonians 5:12

Now we ask you, brothers, to respect those who work hard among you, who are over you in the Lord and who admonish you.

December 15 - Colossians 1:10

And we pray this in order that you may live a life worthy of the Lord and may please him in every way: bearing fruit in every good work, growing in the knowledge of God.

December 16 - Philippians 2:3

Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves.

December 17 - Ephesians 1:7

In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace.

December 18 - 2 Corinthians 5:17

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come!

December 19 - 1 Corinthians 1:18

For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.

December 20 - Romans 5:8

But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

December 21 - Acts 13:39

Through him everyone who believes is justified from everything you could not be justified from by the law of Moses.

December 22 - John 1:12

Yet to all who received him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God.

December 23 - Jonah 2:2

“…In my distress I called to the Lord, and he answered me. From the depths of the grave I called for help, and you listened to my cry.”

December 24 - Daniel 4:3

How great are his signs, how mighty his wonders! His kingdom is an eternal kingdom; his dominion endures from generation to generation.

December 25 - Isaiah 53:6

We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to his own way;

and the Lord has laid on him the iniquity of us all.

December 26 - Song of Songs 2:2

Like a lily among thorns is my darling among the maidens.

December 27 - Ecclesiastes 7:1

A good name is better than fine perfume, and the day of death better than the day of birth.

December 28 - Proverbs 1:8

Listen, my son, to your father’s instruction and do not forsake your mother’s teaching.

December 29 - Psalm 1:1

Blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked or stand in the way of sinners or sit in the seat of mockers.

December 30 - Job 5:9

He performs wonders that cannot be fathomed, miracles that cannot be counted.

December 31 - Nehemiah 9:6

You alone are the Lord. You made the heavens, even the highest heaves, and all their starry host, the earth and all that is on it, the seas and all this is in them. You give life to everything, and the multitudes of heaven worship you.

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vitaeb 7 years ago from Shenandoah Valley, Virginia

I love the image you provided here...the winged heart...I believe it is a Sufi symbol. The heart of all religions is the same. We are all one heart, and that is the heart of God.


Eddie Perkins 7 years ago

Rebecca,

Thank you so much for this hub. 

It is much needed.

Personally, I believe that meditation AND memorization go hand in hand. What is he saying, how is he saying it etc.

I've always stated the address before and after because it helps direct me to the verse in many situations.

Example: someone miss quotes today's verse without the address. The words they say will trigger the address for me, then I can take them to the verse.

Of course, the reverse is also true. If possible I always like to SHOW them the verse on the pages of scripture rather than quote. (they may think it is just my words, or miss quoted). There is power in visualizing the Word of God in a Bible. So if I've learned the address before the verse than I know where to turn and show them the scripture.

If this suggestion works for you please feel free to use it. We are all in the same army.

Love your work. ~ eddie

 


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RGraf 7 years ago from Wisconsin Author

Good idea. My husband always says it is more important to learn the address so that you can show it to them and they know then that you are not changing the words to fit your needs.

Thanks as always for your words of encouragement.


Eddie Perkins 7 years ago

Rebecca,

Great verse for today. We need to watch our heart. ~ eddie


Eddie Perkins 7 years ago

 

Wow! this one is powerful. Thank you for sharing. ~ eddie


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RGraf 7 years ago from Wisconsin Author

This is one of those rare verses that is not looked at. I looked at it twice and just had to use it.


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BDazzler 7 years ago from Gulf Coast, USA

Just last night, I was meditaing on the "Kings" part of "Priest and Kings" in Revelation 1:6 ... and it occured to me that I had been neglecting "Priest" ..." For the lips of the priest ought to preserve knowlege, "

Thank you for listening to God on what Today's verse should be. Now, that's something to meditate on. Thanks!


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RGraf 7 years ago from Wisconsin Author

I'm glad that I was listening to Him. It is not one of those you usually read and is so important.


Eddie Perkins 7 years ago

Amen


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RGraf 7 years ago from Wisconsin Author

Good to see you again, Eddie. I echo those sentiments.


Eddie Perkins 7 years ago

Rebecca,

Beautiful promise to Abraham.  Thanks for your faithful sharing of God's Word. ~ eddie


Eddie Perkins 7 years ago

I love your verse for today. ~ eddie

P.S. Thanks for the link, I just noticed it yesterday after commenting.


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RGraf 7 years ago from Wisconsin Author

Eddie,

You are welcome. I'm so enjoying going through my reading and picking out the verse to share.


Eddie Perkins 7 years ago

Praise God for our refuge!


Eddie Perkins 7 years ago

Rebecca,

Just wanted you to know that I stole your inspiration in sharing links.  I believe strongly in believers linking. I've added that idea to all my hubs.

Thanks ~ eddie


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RGraf 7 years ago from Wisconsin Author

Eddie, steal away. I'm slowly adding to mine since I didn't originally start that way.


Eddie Perkins 7 years ago

We are to Build in the most HOLY Faith and Pray in the HOLY Spirit. I love it.

Thank you. ~ eddie


Eddie Perkins 7 years ago

Another great verse.

He became my song when I realized that He was my salvation.  For that I will praise and exalt Him.

Thank you. ~ eddie


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Rob Jundt 7 years ago from Midwest USA

Proverbs 1:7 "The fear of God is the beginning of ALL knowledge..."

Proverbs 10:9 "He who walks with integrity walks securely. But he who perverts his ways will be foud out."

Two verses I strive [emphasis] for every day! Keep up the shining faith!


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RGraf 7 years ago from Wisconsin Author

Thank you, Eddie and Rob.


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LisaG 7 years ago from Caribbean

You have some really good verses here. Good job!


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Elynjo 7 years ago from Sin City

Another great hub and very helpful too.


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AEvans 7 years ago from SomeWhere Out There

I needed these right now and something told me to look here, I believe it was my spirit reminding me to get back on track. It was time for me to see these verses and some of them I know by heart. Wonderful hub. :)


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RGraf 7 years ago from Wisconsin Author

Glad they were helpful. I'm trying to stay on track, too. This helps me.

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