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Hide It In Your Heart Summer Scripture Challenge

Summer Hide It in Your Heart Challenge

Have you ever hidden something important and then forgotten where you put it?    I have—and it is so frustrating!  But if we hide something in our hearts we will never lose it—it will become part of who we are and how we think and live.  That’s the idea behind this summer’s memory challenge:  hide God’s Word in your heart and you will always have it with you.

We have selected eight Bible verses for this summer’s challenge.  The challenge for kids in grades 2-5 is to memorize all eight verses!  The challenge for younger children is to memorize three of the verses.  -Please learn the name of the book (Romans, Psalms, etc.), the chapter and verse, too.

After you memorize a verse, get a parent to take a video of you saying the verse (with the book, chapter, and verse)—then send it to Amy!   We will put together a montage of our memory verses to share with the congregation.

 

Teach me your way, Lord, so that I can walk in your truth.  Make my heart focused only on honoring your name.   Psalm 86:11

 

I know the plans I have in mind for you, declares the Lord: they are plans for peace, not disaster, to give you a future filled with hope.  Jeremiah 29:11

 

Certainly the faithful love of the Lord hasn’t ended; certainly God’s compassion isn’t through!
 They are renewed every morning. Great is your faithfulness.  Lamentations 3:22-23

 

The community of believers was one in heart and mind. None of them would say, “This is mine!” about any of their possessions, but held everything in common.    Acts 4:32

 

Happy are people who make peace, because they will be called God’s children.  Matthew 5:9

 

Don’t fear, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine.   Isaiah 43:1b

 

The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control.  There is no law against things like this.  Galatians 5:22-23

 

You, Lord, are all I want!  You are my choice and you keep me safe.   Psalm 16:5  (CEV)