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Memory Verses
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Lesson 1 (8/15-8/22)
“Anyone who does not love does not know God-for God is love” (1 John 4:8)

Lesson 2 (8/22-8/29)
“Choose to love the Lord your God and to obey him and commit yourself to him, for he is your life”(Deuteronomy 30:20a)

Lesson 3 (8/29-9/6)
No Memory Verse Unit 1 Review

Lesson 4 (9/6-9/12)
"I have loved you even as the Father has loved me.  Remain in my love.  When you obey me, you remain in my love, just as I obey my Father and remain in his love.  I have told you this so that you will be filled with my joy.  Yes, your joy will overflow!" (John 15:9-11)

Lesson 5 (9/12-9/16)
No new Memory Verse (ITBS test week)

Lesson 6 (
9/19-9/23)
“ I have learned how to get along happily whether I have much or little. I know how to live on almost nothing or with everything.  I have learned the secret of living in every situation, whether it is with a full stomach or empty, with plenty or little.  For I can do everything with the help of Christ who gives me the strength I need” (Philippians 4:11-13)

Lesson 7 (10/17-10/24)
“Shout with joy to the Lord, O earth!  Worship the Lord with gladness.  Come before him, singing with joy.  Acknowledge that the Lord is God!  He made us, and we are his.  We are his people, the sheep of his pasture.  Enter his gates with thanksgiving; go into his courts with praise.  Give thanks to him and bless his name.  For the Lord is good.  His unfailing love continues forever, and his faithfulness continues to each generation” (Psalm 100:1-5)

Lesson 8
“May the Lord bless you and protect you.  May the Lord smile on you and be gracious to you.  May the Lord show you his favor and give you his peace” (Numbers 6:24-26)

Lesson 9
“Let the peace that comes from Christ rule in your hearts.  For as members of one body you are all called to live in peace.  And always be thankful.  Let the words of Christ, in all their richness, live in your hearts and make you wise.  Use his words to teach and counsel each other.  Sing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs to God with thankful hearts.  (Colossians 3:15-16).

Lesson 10
“Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything.  Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done.  If you do this, you will experience God’s peace, which is far more wonderful than the human mind can understand.  His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live in Christ Jesus” (Philippians 4:6,7)

Lesson 11
“Brothers and sisters, we urge you to warn those of you who are lazy.  Encourage those who are timid.  Take tender care of those who are weak.  Be patient with everyone” (1Thessalonians 5:14)

Lesson 12
“Even though the fig trees have no blossoms, and there are no grapes on the vine; even though the olive crop fails, and fields lie empty and barren; even though the flocks die in the fields, and the cattle barns are empty, yet I will rejoice in the Lord! I will be joyful in the God of my salvation.  The Sovereign Lord is my strength!  He will make me as surefooted as a deer and bring me safely over the mountains” (Habakkuk 3:17-19)

Lesson 13
“That is why God had mercy on
me, so that Christ Jesus could use me as a prime example of his great patience with even the worst sinners.  Then others will realize that they, too, can believe in him and receive eternal life” (1 Timothy 1:16)

Lesson 14
“We also pray that you will be strengthened with his glorious power so that you will have all the patience and endurance you need” (Colossians 1:11a)

Lesson 15
“Since God chose you to be the holy people whom he loves, you must clothe yourselves with tenderhearted mercy, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience” (Colossians 3:12)

Lesson 16
“Do for others what you would like them to do for you.  This is a summary of all that is taught in the law and the prophets” (Matthew 7:12)

Lesson 17
“Be kind to each other, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, just as God through Christ has forgiven you” (Ephesians 4:32)

Lesson 18
“You have heard that the law of Moses says, ‘love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ But I say, love your enemies! Pray for those who persecute you! In that way, you will be acting as true children of your Father in heaven” (Matthew 5:43-45a)