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The Engrafted Word

A Bible Memory Plan for the First Apostolic Church

The First Apostolic Church has promoted Bible reading for many years. We have used several formats, but all of them are set up so that all the verses in the Bible are divided by 365 days, allowing people to read their Bible in its entirety over the span of one year. Everybody, however, cannot or does not participate in the program. Even those who do read their bible through may not have time to memorize or to meditate over the meaning of the verses in their reading.

The Engrafted Word is an alternative plan that suggests important passages of scripture to be committed to memory. Becoming involved in this program yields several advantages beyond just reading the Bible:

  • By memorizing the scriptures with others, you can share the word with family and friends.
  • Focusing on specific passages of scripture gives you time to discover deeper applications of God’s Word to your life.
  • Hiding the Word in your heart through memorization will make the Bible a fountain of continual blessing throughout your life.

We will begin the program April 1, the second quarter of 2007. Cards will be provided to all participants with a place for your signature and the signature of the person you choose to hear you quote the scriptures. We will recognize those who complete the memory work at the end of the year. The greatest blessing will not be recognition by the church, however, but by the spiritual treasure you will lay up in store in your life.


Week One 1 Corinthians 15:1-4; Week Two 1 Corinthians 15:5-8; Week Three 1 Corinthians 15:50-53; Week Four 1 Corinthians 15:54-58


Week One Deuteronomy 6:1-4; Week Two Deuteronomy 6:5-9; Week Three Deuteronomy 6:10-13; Week Four Deuteronomy 6:14-19


Week One Philippians 2:5-8; Week Two Philippians 2:9-11; Week Three Philippians 3:7-9; Week Four Phillippians 3:10-14


Week One Proverbs 11:23-26; Week Two Proverbs 11:27-31; Week Three Psalm 37:1-4; Week Four Psalm 37:5-8


Week One Matthew 6:7-13; Week Two Matthew 6:14-18; Week Three Matthew 6:19-23; Week Four Matthew 6:24-29


Week One Psalm 1; Week Two Psalm 8; Week Three Psalm 23; Week Four Psalm 100


Week One Colossians 3:1-7; Week Two Colossians 3:8-14; Week Three Colossians 3:15-19; Week Four Colossians 3:20-25


Week One Ecclesiastes 3:1-8; Week Two Ecclesiastes 11:1-5; Week Three Ecclesiastes 11:6-10; Week Four Ecclesiastes 12:8-14


Week One Luke 1:26-33; Week Two Luke 2:6-14; Week Three Matthew 2:9-15; Week Four John 1:1-14

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