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.

Proverbs 10:4A slack hand causes poverty, but the hand of the diligent makes rich.

Proverbs 12:14From the fruit of his mouth a man is satisfied with good, and the work of a man’s hand comes back to him.

Proverbs 12:27Whoever is slothful will not roast his game, but the diligent man will get precious wealth.

Proverbs 13:4The soul of the sluggard craves and gets nothing, while the soul of the diligent is richly supplied.

Proverbs 14:23In all toil there is profit, but mere talk tends only to poverty.

Proverbs 18:9Whoever is slack in his work is a brother to him who destroys.

Proverbs 19:15Slothfulness casts into a deep sleep, and an idle person will suffer hunger.

Proverbs 20:4The sluggard does not plow in the autumn; he will seek at harvest and have nothing.

Proverbs 21:5The plans of the diligent lead surely to abundance, but everyone who is hasty comes only to poverty.

Proverbs 24:33-34A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest, and poverty will come upon you like a robber, and want like an armed man.

John 4:34Jesus said to them, ‘My food is to do the will of Him who sent Me and to accomplish His work.’

Ephesians 2:10For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.

Philippians 2:13. . . for it is God who works in you, both to will and to work for His good pleasure.

Philippians 4:13I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.

Colossians 3:23-24Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward. You are serving the Lord Christ.

2 Timothy 1:7. . . for God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.