Jeremiah 1:10

See today, I appoint you over nations and over kingdoms, to pluck up and to pull down, to destroy and to overthrow, to build and to plant. This is one of the key verses in Jeremiah together with 31:3. Use a simple phrase PAP DO BAP See today I appoint you over nations and kingdoms […]

Titus 3:11-14

This passage possibly contains the key verses in this letter, emphasising how Jesus – ‘the grace of God has appeared’ and trains us how to both, keep clear of overwhelming desires that can become addictions and to live upright, self controlled godly lives. Perhaps learn it in two stages up to the word ‘waiting’ first. […]

List of parables

Here is a list of 26 parables. There are other passages that could be described as parables in the gospels but this list are the essential 26. Note some parables recur in different gospels, e.g. the parable of the lost sheep is found in both Matthew and Luke and sometimes the emphasis is different. Here […]

Mark 8:34-38

To help fix this passage I have chosen Shackleton’s epic Endurance expedition as a story line. You can alter it to fit any translation you prefer. This is an example of how to use strong story lines to help memorise scripture. Once you get the idea you might find choosing and developing your own memory […]

Psalm 2

Note the parallelism in many of the verses – the second phrase ( in italics) reinforces the first – this is very common and helps memorisation. Why do the nations conspire  and the peoples plot in vain? The kings of the earth take their stand and the rulers gather together against the LORD and against […]