2017-2018 Bible Memorization Plan: James and I John

1) Due on September 3rd: 

-  James 1:2-3, “Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, 3 for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness.”

2) Due on September 17th 

 - James 1:4, “And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.”

3) Due on October 1st 

- James 1:5, “If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him.”

4) Due on October 15th 

- James 1:12, Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life, which God has promised to those who love him.” 

5) Due on October 29th 

- James 1:26, “If anyone thinks he is religious and does not bridle his tongue but deceives his heart, this person's religion is worthless.” 

6) Due on November 12th 

- James 1:27, “Religion that is pure and undefiled before God the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world.”

7) Due on November 26th 

- James 2:1, “My brothers, show no partiality as you hold the faith in our Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory.”

8) Due on December 10th 

 - James 2:10, “For whoever keeps the whole law but fails in one point has become guilty of all of it.”

9) Due on December 24th 

 - Isaiah 9:6, “For to us a Child is born, to us a Son is given; and the government shall be upon His shoulder, and His name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.”

10) Due on January 7th 

- James 2:17, “So also faith by itself, if it does not have works, is dead.”

11) Due on January 21st

- James 2:19, “You believe that God is one; you do well. Even the demons believe—and shudder!” 

12) Due on February 4th 

- James 3:6, “And the tongue is a fire, a world of unrighteousness. The tongue is set among our members, staining the whole body, setting on fire the entire course of life, and set on fire by hell.”

13) Due on February 18th

- James 4:3, “You ask and do not receive, because you ask wrongly, to spend it on your passions.”

14) Due on March 4th 

- James 4:4, “You adulterous people! Do you not know that friendship with the world is enmity with God? Therefore whoever wishes to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God.”

15) Due on March 18th 

- James 4:7, “Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.”

16) Due on April 1st 

- James 4:17, “So whoever knows the right thing to do and fails to do it, for him it is sin.”

17) Due on April 15th 

- James 5:8, “You also, be patient. Establish your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is at hand.” 

18) Due on April 29th 

- I John 1:5, “This is the message we have heard from him and proclaim to you, that God is light, and in Him is no darkness at all.” 

19) Due on May 13th 

- I John 1:9, “If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” 

20) Due on May 27th 

- I John 2:2, “He is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only but also for the sins of the whole world.”

21) Due on June 10th 

- I John 2:4, “Whoever says ‘I know Him’ but does not keep His commandments is a liar, and the truth is not in him.”

22) Due on June 24th 

- I John 2:15, “Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.” 

23) Due on July 8th 

- I John 2:16, “For all that is in the world - the desires of the flesh and the desires of the eyes and pride of life - is not from the Father but is from the world.” 

24) Due on July 22nd 

- I John 2:17, “And the world is passing away along with its desires, but whoever does the will of God abides forever.”

25) Due on August 5th 

- I John 3:16, “By this we know love, that He laid down His life for us, and we ought to lay down our lives for the brothers.”

26) Due on August 19th 

- I John 4:4, “Little children, you are from God and have overcome them, for He who is in you is greater than he who is in the world.”