Friday, June 15, 2007

SHOW & TELL #6 - Scripture Memory Books

Welcome to Show and Tell Friday!" Do you have a something special to share with us? It could be a trinket from grade school, a piece of jewelry, an antique find. Your show and tell can be old or new. Use your imagination and dig through those old boxes in your closet if you have to! Feel free to share pictures and if there's a story behind your special something, that's even better! Go over to Kelli's, at There Is No Place Like Home, to find out all about it and join in.




This week I am sharing 3 books, which represent 3 years, of Adult Bible Memory that I began on December 16, 1976. Each week you would have 5 or 6 verses to memorize. The following week you would recite them to an assigned "coach" who would initial and date that page.





This is Book 2 which I began in December, 1977.





This is a one of the pages of Book 2 as an example. You can see "lw 7-2-78 very good!" marked by my coach.





This is the 3rd and final book I began in December, 1978.


I truly believe with all my heart "Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee." Psalms 119:11 I was just a few days from my 39th birthday!!! It is never to late to begin planting God's word in our heart.

27 comments:

Frazzled Farm Wife said...

Great post Susan, love your books and your desire to learn the verses in them!

Diane said...

What treasures! All of the verses I memorized as a child were in the King James version....thankfully, they are similar enough that when I helped my own children learn the New International Version....it wasn't too confusing!

What a treasure, however, to hide the Word of our Lord in our hearts!!!!

Diane

Lady_MSnow said...

Those books are so cool. I have never seen anything like that.

ellen b said...

Now that is some serious memorizing. My hat is off to you. I'm sure you are reaping the benefits of sowing God's word in your heart! blessings...

Lyndy said...

What treasures indeed. Never seen books like these before.

Thanks for sharing and have a wonderful and blessed weekend.

Lyndy

Morning Glory said...

Wonderful show and tell. Putting the scriptures to memory is so important.

LBP said...

Oh my heavens! I remember these! I had forgotten all about those little books. So cool you kept yours.

Rose Mary said...

What a wonderful treasure to have. Thanks so much for sharing with us. I love the design style of the books, too.

Momma Roar said...

Great show and tell with an even greater message!

Ruth said...

Those are really neat! Have a great weekend.

Mrs. U said...

How neat that you still have those books!! I'm sure that you still remember of those verses, too!! What a blessing!

His,
Mrs. U

Betty said...

Susan, How blessed you are to retain our Heavenly Father's words in your mind and heart.....

Thank you for your visit and comment on my pot of 'bloomers'.......Betty

Lana G! said...

I love your Show & Tell today! What a great motivation.

Thank you for sharing these with us!

The Woman said...

BEAUTIFUL!

~Ginger said...

I learned a great deal of scripture as a child. I am so thankful for that! Today I love the scripture songs that keep the Word in my heart as well. I have short term memory loss and it is very difficult to retain things. It's amazing what I can remember from my childhood. I am so thankful that I learned the Word at that time.
Love the post Susan. You never cease to amaze me :) Love You!

Myrna said...

Great treasures! It is never too late--just takes a little longer to memorize sometimes!

PEA said...

Very special books indeed, dear Susan! I think it's amazing that you were able to memorize all the scriptures in there...shows you truly believe! xox

jar said...

I always thought of memorizing verses as something for children. Thanks for the reminder that it is for everyone.

Kim said...

Extraordinary! You should be very proud of learning all those verse. "I have hidden your word in my heart that I might not sin against you." Psalm 119:11

Kelli said...

What a wonderful post and I enjoyed seeing your special treasures!!
Kelli

Barbara H. said...

What a wonderful practice! It's neat to use books like that for systematic memorizing. Somehow we just don't seem to do it much otherwise.

HsKubes said...

What wonderful treasures! You are very right... it is never too late to plant God's Word in our hearts. Thank you for sharing these.

Thank you, too, for visiting me.

~ Christina

charish said...

your books are really neat. It isa amazing that things that we have,
Sarah

Tiany said...

What a treasure you found in those books! Your post was a blessing and a great reminder! Something I have been neglecting as of late but need to get back to doing!

Thank you so much for sharing!

Lori B said...

Those books are look like they would've been awesome bible studies.
I like to be in bible studies with others. I learn so much.

Pam said...

I love them susan and ma so proud of you for memorizing God's precious Word!

Lynne said...

Beautiful books, inside and out.