God is Love and he who lives in love, lives in God and God in him. (1 John 4:16)

This is the first verse of Sacred Scripture I memorized. I think I was 19 years old at the time.  The important concept is that of memorizing a verse of the Bible to make it your own. Our Creator has given each of us different amounts of ability and skills. Some people may be able to memorize 1000 verses of Sacred Scripture, and some people only one, with most people somewhere in between. So put your God-given ability to use and memorize something in the Bible. The Holy Spirit may also give a gift to memorize the Word of God, pray for that gift.

The Bible is not just a book of black ink on white paper. It is the Word of God.  It is a story that needs to be read, studied, learned, lived and internalized.

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