Introducing a discussion list for those who are interested in memorizing scripture.

"How can a young man keep his way pure? By living according to your word. I seek you with all my heart; do not let me stray from your commands. I have hidden your word in my heart that I might not sin against you." Psalm 119:9-11

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The Bible memory list is designed to encourage friendly discussion on the topic of Bible memorization. The list has more than 400 members and has been up since Jan. 12, 1998.

If you read through the scriptures, you will easily see that knowledge of the word of God is important to having a closer relationship with God. Of course, head knowledge alone is not good enough. It must be understood and applied to your life.  Meditation, prayer and Bible study play a key role in understanding. Clearly, if you have memorized portions of the word of God, it makes meditation much more profitable.  Also, when you have grown to a certain level of maturity you can then teach the things you know to others.  For a brief article on why scripture memorization is important to the growth of a Christian, you may want to read my article at

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List Guidelines

It is asked that you follow these guidelines when posting to the list:

  1. The list is open to all Christians who believe in salvation by faith alone through the work of Jesus Christ who is our Lord and our GOD.

  2. This is not a forum to discuss the merits of one Bible translation over another. This is also not a forum to discuss theology unless it is directly relevant to the theme of memorization of Scripture as defined above. Please do not stray from this topic.

  3. It is assumed that the Bible is the inspired, inerrant, word of God and as such has authority over our lives.

  4. Do not send requests for personal information to the entire list. These types of messages should be sent directly to the individual.

  5. Do not make negative personal comments to or about any individual on the list. Ideas are fair game for debate, but the individuals who hold these ideas should be treated with respect.

  6. This is a moderated discussion list. This means that I will read every post before it goes out. Because of this, posts to the list will be delayed until I have time to review them.  I have chosen to moderated the list to filter out messages from people who are hostile towards the gospel and would try to send an offensive message to the list members. Similarly, messages which are way off topic will be filtered out.

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