Prayer Memory Verses

James 5:16 Therefore, confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another so that you may be healed.  The effective prayer of a righteous man can accomplish much.

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Memorizing Psalm 23

This is a little puzzle I made for my children to help them memorize Psalm 23.  It consists of flashcards that can be put together to form a picture.  You will need scissors, glue, and construction paper or cardstock if you want sturdier cards.

Download the flashcards here: Psalm 23 flashcards/puzzle

I have each verse printed with a short explanation to help the child understand what it means.  I used the New King James version of the psalm.

You will notice that I am no artist 🙂  Your child may want to color the puzzle before gluing.  Another option is to have the child color one card at a time, as he learns the verse.

You will notice that the placement of each verse on the page corresponds to each related puzzle piece.  Glue the two pages together back-to-back, or glue a piece of cardstock/construction paper in between them for sturdier cards.  Then cut on the lines.

This is how I used the cards:  I would read verse 1 to the child, then explain it and show her the picture.  Then I would read verse 2 and show her the picture on the back.  Immediately she wanted to put together the whole puzzle, and I let her.  She asked why the puzzle had the pictures that it did – why is there a table?  why is there a scary place in between the mountains? – and so I would read those verses also.

Sometimes I would show the picture and have the child recite the corresponding verse.  It was very satisfying to the children to recite the verses and put together the puzzle as I handed them the pictures.  My goal was to teach one verse a week, but once they became used to putting together the puzzle, it went much faster.  Each of my children memorized this Psalm when they were 3 years old.

Wisdom Memory Verses

Proverbs 9:10 The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom.

Proverbs 14:12 There is a way which seems right to a man, but its end is the way of death.

Proverbs 24:3 By wisdom a house is built, and by understanding it is established.

Galatians 6:7 Do not be deceived, God is not mocked; for whatever a man sows, this he will also reap.

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Hope Memory Verses

2 Timothy 4:18 The Lord will rescue me from every evil deed, and will bring me safely to His heavenly kingdom; to Him be the glory forever and ever. Amen.

Isaiah 40:31 Yet those who wait for the Lord will gain new strength; they will mount up with wings like eagles, they will run and not get tired, they will walk and not become weary.

James 1:12 Blessed is the man who endures temptation, for when he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to hose who love Him.

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Beattitudes Memory Verses

Matthew 5:3 Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of Heaven.

Matthew 5:4 Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.

Matthew 5:5 Blessed are the gentle, for they shall inherit the earth.

Matthew 5:6 Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.

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

Matthew 5:8 Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.

Matthew 5:9   Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God. 

Matthew 5:10   Blessed are those who have been persecuted for the sake of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 

Matthew 5:11  Blessed are you when men cast insults at you, and persecute you, and say all kinds of evil against you falsely, on account of Me.

Thankfulness/Contentment memory Verses

1 Timothy 6:6    But godliness actually is a means of great gain, when accompanied by contentment.

1 Timothy 6:7    For we have brought nothing into the world, so we cannot take anything out of it either.

1 Timothy 6:8    And if we have food and covering, with these we shall be content.

Philippians 4:6  Be anxious for nothing, but by prayer and supplication make your requests known to God.

Psalm 139:14   I will give thanks to Thee, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. 

 

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Holiness Memory Verses

1 Peter 1:16 Therefore be ye holy, for I am holy. (quoted from Leviticus 11:44 ).

1 Corinthians 15:33 Do not be deceived: “Bad company corrupts good morals.”

1 Corinthians 10:13 No temptation has overtaken you but such as is common to man; and God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation will provide the way of escape also, that you may be able to endure it.

Galatians 5:22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.

Matthew 5:8 Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.

Matthew 5:6 Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.

Galatians 2:20 I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me, and delivered Himself up for me.

Galatians 6:7 Do not be deceived, God is not mocked; for whatever a man sows, this he will also reap.

1 John 2:15-17 Do not love the world or the things in the world.  If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.  For all that is in te world – the lust of the flesh, the lust of hte eyes, and the pride of the life – is not of the Father but is of the world.  And the world is passing away, and the lust of it, but he who does the will of God abides forever.

James 1:12 Blessed is the man who endures temptation; for when he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love Him.

Philippians 4:8 Finally, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is of good repute, if there is any excellence and if anything worthy of praise, dwell on these things.

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