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.

Nehemiah 8:10b “Do not grieve, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.”

Psalm 5:11 “But let all who take refuge in You be glad; let them ever sing for joy. Spread Your protection over them, that those who love Your name may rejoice in You.”

Psalm 28:7 “The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in Him, and I am helped. My heart leaps for joy and I will give thanks to Him in song.”

Psalm 45:7 “You love righteousness and hate wickedness; therefore God, Your God, has set You above Your companions by anointing You with the oil of joy.”

Psalm 47:1 “Clap your hands, all you nations; shout to God with cries of joy.”

Psalm 65:8 “Those living far away fear Your wonders; where morning dawns, where evening fades, You call forth songs of joy.”

Psalm 66:1 “Shout for joy to God, all the earth!”

Psalm 67:4 “May the nations be glad and sing for joy, for You rule the peoples justly and guide the nations of the earth.”

Psalm 68:3 “But may the righteous be glad and rejoice before God; may they be happy and joyful”

Psalm 70:4 “But may all who seek You rejoice and be glad in You; may those who love Your salvation always say, ‘Let God be exalted!’ ”

Psalm 71:23 “My lips will shout for joy when I sing praise to You – I whom You have redeemed.”

Psalm 81:1 “Sing for joy to God our strength; shout aloud to the God of Jacob!”

Psalm 90:14 “Satisfy us in the morning with Your unfailing love, that we may sing for joy and be glad all our days.”

Psalm 92:4 “For You make me glad by Your deeds, O Lord; I sing for joy at the works of Your hands.”

Psalm 94:19 “When anxiety was great within me, Your consolation brought joy to my soul.”

Psalm 95:1 “Come, let us sing for joy to the Lord; let us shout aloud to the Rock of our salvation.”

Psalm 119:14 “I rejoice in following your statutes as one rejoices in great riches.”

Psalm 119:111 “Your statutes are my heritage forever; they are the joy of my heart.”

Acts 13:52 “And the disciples were filled with joy and with the Holy Spirit.”

Philippians 4:4 “Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!”

1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 “Be joyful always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.”