Can you think of 10 ways to help you hide God’s Word in your heart?
Maybe you long to write the Word of God on your heart, drawing close to Him as you meditate? But perhaps you find the endeavor hard, if not nearly impossible?
I struggle with this at times, too.
Here are 10 ways to help you hide God’s Word in your heart.
Several girlfriends came alongside me with ideas. This list is the result of their thoughts and my own. Call ’em tried and true solutions. Perhaps one will resonate with you, to help you hide God’s Word in your heart.
Write Scripture Daily
Grab a daily planner. Download the KristiWoods.net “to do” list in the Subscriber Library. (Find the password in the monthly newsletter or in your welcome email.) Write the verse in whatever planner you use daily.
Use a Small Notebook
Jot it down in a small notebook, one that’ll fit nicely in your bag. Jot it once, jot it twice. Go ahead and ink it on there if need be. This is a good way to recite and recall the verse while waiting at an appt., in the parking lot at school as you taxi kids, or on the subway during the daily commute
Read it over – and over and over again. Do it from memory, look straight at the words.
Set A Daily Reminder
Grab the phone. Set a daily reminder to repeat the verse once, twice, or many more times.
Why not use technology to our advantage? Create wallpaper for your smartphone with the weekly or monthly verse?
Some verses already have tunes designated. Others, you might have to be a bit more creative than me – because somehow I land on Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star for nearly every verse! 🙂
Slap that baby up on the wall. Tape it to the mirror. Attach it to the frig or cabinet.
PicMonkey and Canva, even Microsoft Word or Powerpoint, also offer ways to create your own Bible verse graphics. Make your own on the YouVersion Bible App, OR, grab the ones supplied free here at KristiWoods.net.
Use Index Cards
Oh how beautifully index cards work in the venture to hide God’s Word in the heart. They may be old-style, but they’re still very much in style when it comes to scripture memorization. Grab a magnet and slap them on the desk drawer or frig. Clip ’em and put them in your purse. Or, buy or make an index card box in which to keep them.
Don’t you love how our smartphones have a record feature? Use it well for the scripture memorization attempts. Then replay it and say it…over and over as necessary.
So there you go – 10 ways to help hide God’s word in your heart this year.
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