Bible Memory Verses
LIVE THE NEW LIFE: Christ the Center
2 Corinthians 5:17
17Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.
20 I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.
LIVE THE NEW LIFE: Obedience to Christ
12 I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.
21 Whoever has my commandments and keeps them, he it is who loves me. And he who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will love him and manifest myself to him.”
LIVE THE NEW LIFE: The Word
Psalm 119: 11
11Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee.
2 Timothy 3:16
16 All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,
8This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all that is written in it. For then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good success.
LIVE THE NEW LIFE: Prayer
7If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you.
6 do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.
7And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
LIVE THE NEW LIFE: Fellowship
20For where two or three are gathered in my name, there am I among them."
24And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works,
25 not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.
LIVE THE NEW LIFE: Witnessing
19And he said to them, "Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men."
16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.
PROCLAIM CHRIST: Salvation
John 3: 16-17
16 "For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.
17 For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.
PROCLAIM CHRIST: All Have Sinned
23 for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,
6 All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned—every one—to his own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all.
PROCLAIM CHRIST: Sin's Penalty
23 For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
27And just as it is appointed for man to die once, and after that comes judgment,
PROCLAIM CHRIST: Christ Paid the Penalty
8 but God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.
1 Peter 3:18
18 For Christ also suffered[ once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh but made alive in the spirit,
PROCLAIM CHRIST: Salvation is not by Works
8 For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God,
5 he saved us, not because of works done by us in righteousness, but according to his own mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewal of the Holy Spirit,
PROCLAIM CHRIST: Must Receive Christ
12 But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God,
20 Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and eat with him, and he with me.
PROCLAIM CHRIST: Assurance of Salvation
1 John 5:13
13 I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God that you may know that you have eternal life.
24 Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life. He does not come into judgment, but has passed from death to life.
RELY ON GOD'S RESOURCES: His Spirit
1 Corinthians 3:16
16 Do you not know that you are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit dwells in you?
1 Corinthians 2:12
12 Now we have received not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God, that we might understand the things freely given us by God.
RELY ON GOD'S RESOURCES: His Strength
10 fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.
13 I can do all things through him who strengthens me.
RELY ON GOD'S RESOURCES: His Faithfulness
22 The steadfast love of the LORD never ceases; his mercies never come to an end;
23 they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.
19 God is not man, that he should lie, or a son of man, that he should change his mind. Has he said, and will he not do it? Or has he spoken, and will he not fulfill it?
RELY ON GOD'S RESOURCES: His Peace
3 You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you.
1 Peter 5:7
7 casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.
RELY ON GOD'S RESOURCES: His Provision
32 He who did not spare his own Son but gave him up for us all, how will he not also with him graciously give us all things?
19 And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.
RELY ON GOD'S RESOURCES: His Help in Temptation
18 For because he himself has suffered when tempted, he is able to help those who are being tempted.
9 How can a young man keep his way pure? By guarding it according to your word.
11 I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you.
BE CHRIST'S DISCIPLE: Put Christ First
33 But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.
23 And he said to all, "If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.
BE CHRIST'S DISCIPLE: Separate From the World
1 John 2:15,16
15 Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.
16 For all that is in the world—the desires of the flesh and the desires of the eyes and pride in possessions—is not from the Father but is from the world.
2 Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.
BE CHRIST'S DISCIPLE: Be Steadfast
1 Corinthians 15:58
58 Therefore, my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that in the Lord your labor is not in vain.
3 Consider him who endured from sinners such hostility against himself, so that you may not grow weary or fainthearted.
BE CHRIST'S DISCIPLE: Serve Others
45 For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many."
2 Corinthians 4:5
5 For what we proclaim is not ourselves, but Jesus Christ as Lord, with ourselves as your servants for Jesus’ sake.
BE CHRIST'S DISCIPLE: Give Generously
9 Honor the LORD with your wealth and with the firstfruits of all your produce;
2 Corinthians 9:6,7
6 The point is this: whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully.
7 Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.
BE CHRIST'S DISCIPLE: Develop World Vision
8 But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth."
19 Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,
20 teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age."
GROW IN CHRISTLIKENESS: Love
34 A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another.
35 By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another."
1 John 3:18
18Little children, let us not love in word or talk but in deed and in truth.
GROW IN CHRISTLIKENESS: Humility
3 Do nothing from rivalry or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves.
4 Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others.
1 Peter 5:5,6
5 Likewise, you who are younger, be subject to the elders. Clothe yourselves, all of you, with humility toward one another, for "God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble."
6 Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you,
GROW IN CHRISTLIKENESS: Purity
3 But sexual immorality and all impurity or covetousness must not even be named among you, as is proper among saints.
1 Peter 2:11
11 Beloved, I urge you as sojourners and exiles to abstain from the passions of the flesh, which wage war against your soul.
GROW IN CHRISTLIKENESS: Honesty
11 "You shall not steal; you shall not deal falsely; you shall not lie to one another.
16So I always take pains to have a clear conscience toward both God and man.
GROW IN CHRISTLIKENESS: Faith
6 And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him.
20 No distrust made him waver concerning the promise of God, but he grew strong in his faith as he gave glory to God,
21 fully convinced that God was able to do what he had promised.
GROW IN CHRISTLIKENESS: Good Works
9 And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up.
10 So then, as we have opportunity, let us do good to everyone, and especially to those who are of the household of faith.
16 In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.
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