Multi-tasking

Inspiration drives many of us to memorize Scripture, but equally important, the practical aspects need to be in place, so that we keep at it for the long haul.

With jam-packed lives, running from one event to the next, how do we keep room in our schedules for memorizing and reviewing? I saw an illustration this morning.

I live in a neighborhood filled with townhouses, apartments, and patio homes with no backyards. …

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Another Significant Woman

This summer at my church, I taught a five-week series on Significant Women from the Bible. If I’d had one more week, I would have loved to teach about the woman in Mark 12. Jesus made her a teaching lesson for his disciples. Not a long lecture, not many details, not even her name—just an observation that escaped everyone—except Jesus.

“Jesus sat down opposite the place where the offerings were put and watched …

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Review it to Glue it

“How in the world do you remember all that Scripture?” A common question with a simple answer. I review!

The human brain doesn’t store everything it comes across. When information is important and you want to remember it, you tell your brain to store it by reviewing the information over and over. Things as simple as learning the days of the week, to more complicated concepts like chemistry symbols, all require memorizing and …

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10 Reasons Why Memorizers Keep Memorizing

Today is a twist on the recycled topic, Why Memorize Scripture. There are a million reasons why we should memorize Scripture. But that’s not our theme today.

Recently at my Scripture memory group, I asked the women (some who have been memorizing entire books of the Bible for over ten years), “Why do you keep memorizing? With the effort and time it takes to memorize consistently, there must be significant reasons why you …

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Following Rainbows

From the front seat of the minivan, I couldn’t see the video, but I heard clearly a familiar song from my childhood. My granddaughters in the backseat were watching The Sound of Music. Our voices escalated louder-and-louder till we reached the crescendo:

“Climb every mountain Ford every stream Follow every rainbow Till you find your dream.”

The movie ended with those words, and in the moments that followed I began to think about the …

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