Bible reading plans, Scripture memory, and online resources are all ways to facilitate our knowledge and treasuring of God’s word.
We recommend the following one-year Bible reading plans ...
I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you.—Psalm 119:11
Memorization works on our hearts to instill faith, cultivate Christlike character, fight temptation, and enhances prayer and worship. Read more from our pastor emeritus, John Piper: Why Memorize Scripture?
Consider these memory verse activities for the whole family.
Bethlehem’s Memory Verse Program
The “Fighter Verse” program was established under the conviction that Bible memory emphasis should be a church-wide initiative among all age groups for many reasons.
The Scripture verses in this program were specifically chosen to help believers “fight the fight of faith.” Practically, they are verses we want our people to remember when they are facing a trial (illness, dying, suffering, etc.), temptation, or battling to strengthen or maintain their faith.
Below are brief descriptions of the verse sets:
Where to Find the Weekly Memory Verse
Purchase Bible memory resources from the Bethlehem Bookstore or online through fighterverses.com.
At Bethlehem, we use the English Standard Version in all of our services. In this article, pastor emeritus John Piper explains why Bethlehem selected this translation for the church.