Memory verses

Memorizing Scripture with your children helps God’s Spirit bring about lasting change. Choose a verse your children can learn in a pre-determined period of time. Aim to review the verse at least once every day.

Psalm 37:21 “The wicked borrow and do not repay, but the righteous give generously.”

Psalm 112:5 “Good will come to him who is generous and lends freely, who conducts his affairs with justice.”

Psalm 140:12 “I know that the Lord secures justice for the poor and upholds the cause for the needy.”

Proverbs 11:24 “One man gives freely, yet gains even more; another withholds unduly, but comes to poverty.”

Proverbs 11:25 “A generous man will prosper; he who refreshes others will himself be refreshed.”

Proverbs 11:26 “People curse the man who hoards grain, but blessing crowns him who is willing to sell.”

Proverbs 14:21 “He who despises his neighbor sins, but blessed is he who is kind to the needy.”

Proverbs 18:1 “An unfriendly man pursues selfish ends; he defies all sound judgment.”

Proverbs 19:17 “He who is kind to the poor lends to the Lord, and He will reward him for what he has done.”

Proverbs 22:9 “A generous man himself will be blessed, for he shares his food with the poor.”

Proverbs 28:25 “A greedy man stirs up dissension, but he who trusts in the Lord will prosper.”

Proverbs 28:27 “He who gives to the poor will lack nothing, but he who closes his eyes to them receives many curses.”

Matthew 25:40 “The King will reply, ‘I tell you the truth, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did for me.’ ”

Acts 20:35 “…Jesus himself said: ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’ ”

1 Corinthians 10:24 “Nobody should seek his own good, but the good of others.”

2 Corinthians 9:6 “Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously.”

1 John 3:17 “If anyone has material possessions and sees his brother in need but has not pity on him, how can the love of God be in him?”

Philippians 2:3 “Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves.”

Philippians 2:4 “Each of you should look not only to your own interests, but also to the interests of others.”