Memory verses

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

Psalm 5:12 “For surely, O Lord, You bless the righteous; You surround them with Your favor as with a shield.”

Psalm 11:7 “For the Lord is righteous, He loves justice; upright men will see His face.”

Psalm 16:3 “As for the saints who are in the land, they are the glorious ones in whom is all My delight.”

Psalm 23:3b “…He restores my soul. He guides me in paths of righteousness for His name’s sake.”

Psalm 33:5 “The Lord loves righteousness and justice; the earth is full of His unfailing love.”

Psalm 34:15 “The eyes of the Lord are on the righteous and His ears are attentive to their cry…”

Psalm 119:9-11 “How can a young man keep his way pure? By living according to Your Word. I seek You with all my heart; do not let me stray from Your commands. I have hidden Your Word in my heart that I might not sin against You.”

Psalm 119:35 “Direct me in the path of Your commands, for there I find delight.”

Psalm 119:133 “Direct my footsteps according to Your Word; let no sin rule over me.”

Psalm 119:137 “Righteous are You, O Lord, and Your laws are right.”

Psalm 119:142 “Your righteousness is everlasting and Your law is true.”

Proverbs 3:5-6 “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make your paths straight.”

Proverbs 10:16 “The wages of the righteous bring them life, but the income of the wicked brings them punishment.”

Proverbs 11:5 “The righteousness of the blameless makes a straight way for them, but the wicked are brought down by their own wickedness.”

Proverbs 11:18 “A wicked person earns deceptive wages, but he who sows righteousness reaps a sure reward.”

Proverbs 11:20 “The Lord detests men of perverse heart but He delights in those whose ways are blameless.”

Proverbs 13:6 “Righteousness guards the man of integrity, but wickedness overthrows the sinner.”

Proverbs 15:9 “The Lord detests the way of the wicked but He loves those who pursue righteousness.”

Proverbs 16:8 “Better a little with righteousness than much gain with injustice.”

Proverbs 20:7 “The righteous man leads a blameless life; blessed are his children after him.”

Proverbs 20:9 “Who can say, ‘I have kept my heart pure; I am clean and without sin’?”

Proverbs 20:11 “Even a child is known by his actions, by whether his conduct is pure and right.”

Proverbs 21:21 “He who pursues righteousness and love finds life, prosperity and honor.”

Proverbs 28:13 “He who conceals his sins does not prosper, but whoever confesses and renounces them finds mercy.”

Isaiah 56:1 “This is what the LORD says: ‘Maintain justice and do what is right, for My salvation is close at hand and My righteousness will soon be revealed.’ ”

Matthew 5:6 “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled.”

Matthew 6:33 “But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.”

John 10:27 “My sheep listen to My voice; I know them, and they follow Me.”

Ephesians 4:26-27 “ ‘In your anger do not sin’: Do not let the sun go down while you are still angry, and do not give the devil a foothold.”

1 Thessalonians 4:7 “For God did not call us to be impure, but to live a holy life.”

Hebrews 12:10b-11 “…God disciplines us for our good, in order that we may share in His holiness. No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it.”

James 3:18 “Peacemakers who sow in peace raise a harvest of righteousness.”

James 5:16 “Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.”

1 Peter 1:15-16 “But just as He who called you is holy, so be holy in all you do; for it is written: ‘Be holy, because I am holy.’ ”