My Heart is for Israel

An Introduction to Christian Meditation and Memorization

We have spent the last nine posts looking at various aspects of Christian Meditation.  Now it’s time to spend some time exploring the discipline of Scriptural Memorization.

Why Is Scriptural Memorization Important?

As I indicated in The Chicken and the Egg? post, the English word ‘memorize’ is not utilized by most modern translators.  However, the concept is clearly established that we are to keep God’s Word on our lips and in our hearts.  “Yes, keep this book of the Torah on your lips, and meditate on it day and night, so that you will take care to act according to everything written in it. Then your undertakings will prosper, and you will succeed” ~ Joshua 1:8. “I treasure your word in my heart, so that I won’t sin against you” ~ Psalm 119:11. “All Scripture is God-breathed and is valuable for teaching the…

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