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Hey Friends!

Welcome to the A to Z Memory Verse Challenge 2012! I’m so glad you are here! If you are new to the A to Z Challenge, you can read all about it here ! You can join in at anytime!

Today is the perfect day to memorize verses with us!

Here are the verses we’ve learned so far….

A: As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord. Joshua 24:15b
B: Believe in the Lord Jesus and you will be saved. Acts 16:31
C: Create in me a pure heart, O God and renew a steadfast spirit within me. Psalm 51:10
D: Devote yourself to prayer, being watchful and thankful. Colossians 4:2
E – Every good and perfect gift is from above James 1:17

And now for our “F” Verse –

F – For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power, love, and of self-discipline. 2 Timothy 1:7

Remember, join in at anytime! Go at your own pace – just don’t give up!! 🙂

Memorizing Ideas ~

* Don’t forget the dry erase marker idea. Write the verse on mirrors in your home.

* Put it on a note card by your toothbrush. Say it aloud each morning & night when you brush your teeth.

* For families, you may want to print off a letter “F” on colored cardstock. Write the verse on the “F”, and hang it on your refrigerator.

* Y’all know I love the Kidz Memory Verse Book! Darlene put all 26 verses we’ll be memorizing this year into this fun, colorful book.

For more ideas of memorizing verses, check out this great list!

**Feel free to share your favorite tips, ideas, even pictures. I’d love to share your suggestions and/or link to you in the weeks to come!

Giveaways ~

I am thrilled to share another GREAT GIVEAWAY with you!

For our last few giveaways, I introduced you to Seeds Family Worship (although many of you knew and loved Seeds already!).

Seeds does an excellent job of creating amazing songs to help scripture memory simple (as my kids would say “easey, peasy…”) and very kid-friendly. They also provide a number of great resources, including this book – The Well-Versed Family by Caroline Boykin.

Here’s what you’ll find in the book…

Part A: Nurturing a Well-Versed Family

•What’s Down in the Well, Comes Up in the Bucket
•The Foundations of a Well-Versed Family
•Making a Good Impression
•Seize the Teachable Moment
•Developing a Mind for Memory
•Choosing “Hearty” Seeds
•The Compelling Case for Scripture Memory

Part B: Tips and Tools for the Well-Versed Family

•Memorable Verse Cards
•Basic Bible Memory Tips
•Simple Scripture Memory Tools
•Easy Memory Verse Games and Activities
•Fun Family “Devos” for Bible Memory
•Learning Longer Passages
•Perforated Memory Verse Cards

A huge note of thanks to the Seeds Ministry for their willingness to share this great resource with a *She Sparkles* friend! 🙂

To Win this week’s book Giveaway: Share with us who you are, where you are from, and why you’d like to win this book.

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Please be sure to leave me a comment to let me know your extra entries.

RULES: Starts today, Monday, March 12th and ends Wednesday, March 14th at 9 PM. Winners will be posted on my blog during the week after I get back from Turkey.

If your email address is not connected to your ID, please leave your email address with your comment or email it to me at cindy.bultema@gmail.com with the subject “Giveaway”.

If you are a blogger, please leave your blog address in the comment section. What fun to blog hop and see how you are implementing the verses. Friends, if you are able, please stop by and say hello to these fun A to Z Participants too!!!!

Thanks for stopping by *She Sparkles*. Happy Memorizing!

P.S. Verseability has also made a custom A-Z Versepack that contains all 26 of the verses for the year. The Versepacks are business card sized and perfect for carrying in your purse or pocket and are available for a special price of $ 5.00, plus shipping. You can order them by e-mailing: darlenedykstra@yahoo.com. Be sure to mention *She Sparkles* to get the special rate.

One Women’s Bible study ordered 50 versepacks so that the whole Bible study could memorize together. What fun!

Disclosure: I was not provided with any financial compensation for this giveaway, and as always, all opinions are mine.

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