So for the past two months, I’ve been diligently teaching both my girls to memorize as many Bible verses as they can remember. Once I know they’ve mastered a verse, I add another one, and so far, here are the ones they’ve memorized:
1. John 3:16
2. Ephesians 6:1
3. 1 Peter 5:7
4. John 14:6
5. John 3:30
6. 1 Thessalonians 5:17
7. Romans 12:1
Their next verse is Romans 12:2 because one of my goals this year was to get our family to memorize our family verses Romans 12:1-2. These verses were the family verses also of Perze’s family so we’ve adopted them as our own as well to live out and teach our kids. Hopefully, they too will learn to see its importance and pass it down to their future families as well.
Tradition is very big in our family :), esp. giving our daughters birth verses which we hope they will learn to love and cling to in all the seasons of their lives. We didn’t know anyone else who did this, so we wanted to start it in our own family, so when Emma was born, right after her birth, we read her life verses to her and prayed over her. We continued to do this for Zienne, then Elleonai.
We hope this will continue to stay with you, Emma, Zienne, Elle. We love you.