Goal: to memorize 13 Bible verses from April 2 through June 25 (one verse a week for thirteen weeks).
Accountability: find at least one other person in the congregation to share your verses with on a weekly basis, at church on Sunday, through the week, etc. Also be prepared to recite verses at various church meetings.
Colossians 4:6 (April 2) [memorize]
Let your speech always be with grace, as though seasoned with salt, so that you will know how you should respond to each person.
Ephesians 4:29 (April 9) [memorize]
Let no unwholesome word proceed from your mouth, but only such a word as is good for edification according to the need of the moment, so that it will give grace to those who hear.
1 Timothy 4:12 (April 16) [memorize]
Let no one look down on your youthfulness, but rather in speech, conduct, love, faith and purity, show yourself an example of those who believe.
Matthew 12:36 (April 23) [memorize]
But I tell you that every careless word that people speak, they shall give an accounting for it in the day of judgment.
Ecclesiastes 12:14 (April 30) [memorize]
For God will bring every act to judgment, everything which is hidden, whether it is good or evil.
Proverbs 13:3 (May 7) [memorize]
The one who guards his mouth preserves his life; The one who opens wide his lips comes to ruin.
Proverbs 10:19 (May 14) [memorize]
When there are many words, transgression is unavoidable, But he who restrains his lips is wise.
Psalm 39:1 (May 21) [memorize]
I said, “I will guard my ways That I may not sin with my tongue; I will guard my mouth as with a muzzle While the wicked are in my presence.”
James 1:26 (May 28) [memorize]
If anyone thinks himself to be religious, and yet does not bridle his tongue but deceives his own heart, this man’s religion is worthless.
Matthew 12:37 (June 4) [memorize]
For by your words you will be justified, and by your words you will be condemned.
Ecclesiastes 10:12 (June 11) [memorize]
Words from the mouth of a wise man are gracious, while the lips of a fool consume him;
Matthew 12:35 (June 18) [memorize]
The good man brings out of his good treasure what is good; and the evil man brings out of his evil treasure what is evil.
Romans 14:19 (June 25) [memorize]
So then we pursue the things which make for peace and the building up of one another.