Remembering What’s Really Important


Last Sunday morning, four ladies stood before the congregation and recited Psalm 62 from memory.  A few weeks ago, a young husband and wife who have an active little son stood and recited 1 John 1 from memory.  Recently, I watched a video of a pastor reciting Romans 1-8 from memory. It was so powerful! Here’s the link Romans 1-8, and I beg you to watch this video from about 29:10 to 51:55.  In the past two years, I have seen my wife commit Philippians, Titus and James to memory.  She is now working on Ephesians.  Folks, this is remembering what’s really important.  Check out Memorizing God’s Word.  Do not let it overwhelm you.  Start somewhere.

Joshua 1:8  This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success.

Psalm 1:1-3  Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful. 2 But his delight is in the law of the Lord; and in his law doth he meditate day and night.3 And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper.

Psalm 40:8  I delight to do your will, O my God; your law is within my heart.

Psalm 37:31  The law of his God is in his heart; his steps do not slip.

Matthew 4:4 But he answered, “It is written, “‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.’”

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