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. […]

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 […]

1 Corinthians 13

If I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but do not have love, I have become a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. 2 If I have the gift of prophecy, and know all mysteries and all knowledge; and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing. 3 And if I give all my possessions to […]

Matthew 5:3 – the Beatitudes

(Hanging the BEATITUDES on Central London landmarks) Think of the vast knowledge bank you already have that is often organised in sequences. For example you might know all the tracks on the Abbey Road album and know them in an A side and B side sequence. Here it is just for fun. This is an […]

1 John 1:5-10 – 2:2

NRSV God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.  6 If we say we have fellowship with him while we walk in darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth. 7 But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus his Son cleanses […]