Memory verses

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

Psalm 29:11  “The Lord gives strength to his people; the Lord blesses his people with peace.”

Psalm 34:14  “Turn from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it.”

Psalm 37:37  “Consider the blameless, observe the upright; there is a future for the man of peace.”

Psalm 133:1  “How good and pleasant it is when brothers live together in unity!”

Proverbs 6:16-19  “There are six things the Lord hates, seven that are detestable to him: haughty eyes, a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood, a heart that devises wicked schemes, feet that are quick to rush in to evil, a false witness that pours out lies and a man who stirs up dissension among brothers.”

Proverbs 12:20  “There is deceit in the hearts of those who plot evil, but joy for those who promote peace.”

Proverbs 15:18  “A hot tempered man stirs up dissension, but a patient man calms a quarrel.”

Proverbs 17:1  “Better a dry crust with peace and quiet than a house full of feasting, with strife.”

Proverbs 20:3  “It is to a man’s honor to avoid strife, but every fool is quick to quarrel.”

Proverbs 22:10-11  “Drive out the mocker, and out goes strife; quarrels and insults are ended. He who loves a pure heart and whose speech is gracious will have the king for his friend.”

Proverbs 30:33  “For as churning the milk produces butter, and as twisting the nose produces blood, so stirring up anger produces strife.”

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

Romans 12:16-18  “Live in harmony with one another. Do not be proud, but be willing to associate with people of low position. Do not be conceited. Do not repay anyone evil with evil. Be careful to do what is right in the eyes of everybody. If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone.”

1 Corinthians 13:5  “[Love] is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.”

2 Corinthians 13:11  “Finally brothers, good-by. Aim for perfection, listen to my appeal, be of one mind, live in peace. And the God of love and peace will be with you.”

Galatians 5:25-26  “Since we live by the Spirit, let us keep in step with the Spirit. Let us not become conceited, provoking and envying each other.”

2 Timothy 2:22-24  “Flee the evil desires of youth, and pursue righteousness, faith, love and peace, along with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart. Don’t have anything to do with foolish and stupid arguments, because you know they produce quarrels. And the Lord’s servant must not quarrel; instead, he must be kind to everyone, able to teach, not resentful.”

1 Peter 3:8-9  “Finally, all of you, live in harmony with one another; be sympathetic, love as brothers, be compassionate and humble. Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult, but with blessing, because to this you were called so that you may inherit a blessing.”