Topical Memory System



Series A—Live the New Life

A-1 Christ the Center

2 Corinthians 5:17
niv

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come!

2 Corinthians 5:17


A-2 Christ the Center

Galatians 2:20
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I have been crucified with Christ: the life I now live is not my life, but the life which Christ lives in me; and my present bodily life is lived by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and sacrificed himself for me.

Galatians 2:20


A-3 Obedience to Christ

Romans 12:1
niv

Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God—this is your spiritual act of worship.

Romans 12:1


A-4 Obedience to Christ

John 14:21
niv

“Whoever has my commands and obeys them, he is the one who loves me. He who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I too will love him and show myself to him.”

John 14:21


A-5 The Word

2 Timothy 3:16
niv

All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness.

2 Timothy 3:16


A-6 The Word

Joshua 1:8
nasb

This book of the law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all that is written in it; for then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have success.

Joshua 1:8


A-7 Prayer

John 15:7
esv

“If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you.”

John 15:7


A-8 Prayer

Philippians 4:6-7
niv

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Philippians 4:6-7


A-9 Fellowship

Matthew 18:20
niv

“For where two or three come together in my name, there am I with them.”

Matthew 18:20


A-10 Fellowship

Hebrews 10:24-25
niv

And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds. Let us not give up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but let us encourage one another—and all the more as you see the Day approaching.

Hebrews 10:24-25


A-11 Witnessing

Matthew 4:19
niv

“Come, follow me,” Jesus said, “and I will make you fishers of men.”

Matthew 4:19


A-12 Witnessing

Romans 1:16
niv

I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes: first for the Jew, then for the Gentile.

Romans 1:16


Series B—Proclaim Christ

B-1 All Have Sinned

Romans 3:23
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For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.

Romans 3:23


B-2 All Have Sinned

Isaiah 53:6
niv

We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to his own way; and the Lord has laid on him the iniquity of us all.

Isaiah 53:6


B-3 Sin’s Penalty

Romans 6:23
esv

For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Romans 6:23


B-4 Sin’s Penalty

Hebrews 9:27
niv

Just as man is destined to die once, and after that to face judgment.

Hebrews 9:27


B-5 Christ Paid the Penalty

Romans 5:8
niv

But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

Romans 5:8


B-6 Christ Paid the Penalty

1 Peter 3:18
niv

For Christ died for sins once for all, the righteous for the unrighteous, to bring you to God. He was put to death in the body but made alive by the Spirit.

1 Peter 3:18


B-7 Salvation is not by Works

Ephesians 2:8-9
niv

For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God— not by works, so that no one can boast.

Ephesians 2:8-9


B-8 Salvation is not by Works

Titus 3:5
niv

He saved us, not because of righteous things we had done, but because of his mercy. He saved us through the washing of rebirth and renewal by the Holy Spirit.

Titus 3:5


B-9 Must Receive Christ

John 1:12
niv

Yet to all who received him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God.

John 1:12


B-10 Must Receive Christ

Revelation 3:20
niv

Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with him, and he with me.

Revelation 3:20


B-11 Assurance of Salvation

1 John 5:13
niv

I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God so that you may know that you have eternal life.

1 John 5:13


B-12 Assurance of Salvation

John 5:24
niv

“I tell you the truth, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life and will not be condemned; he has crossed over from death to life.”

John 5:24


Series C—Rely on God’s Resources

C-1 His Spirit

1 Corinthians 3:16
niv

Don’t you know that you yourselves are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit lives in you?

1 Corinthians 3:16


C-2 His Spirit

1 Corinthians 2:12
niv

We have not received the spirit of the world but the Spirit who is from God, that we may understand what God has freely given us.

1 Corinthians 2:12


C-3 His Strength

Isaiah 41:10
nasb

“Do not fear, for I am with you;
Do not anxiously look about you, for I am your God.
I will strengthen you, surely I will help you,
Surely I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.”

Isaiah 41:10


C-4 His Strength

Philippians 4:13
esv

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Philippians 4:13


C-5 His Faithfulness

Lamentations 3:22-23
niv

Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed,
for his compassions never fail.
They are new every morning;
great is your faithfulness.

Lamentations 3:22-23


C-6 His Faithfulness

Numbers 23:19
nasb

“God is not a man, that He should lie,
Nor a son of man, that He should repent;
Has He said, and will He not do it?
Or has He spoken, and will He not make it good?”

Numbers 23:19


C-7 His Peace

Isaiah 26:3
nasb

“The steadfast of mind You will keep in perfect peace,
Because he trusts in You.”

Isaiah 26:3


C-8 His Peace

1 Peter 5:7
niv

Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.

1 Peter 5:7


C-9 His Provision

Romans 8:32
niv

He who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all—how will he not also, along with him, graciously give us all things?

Romans 8:32


C-10 His Provision

Philippians 4:19
nasb

And my God will supply all your needs according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus.

Philippians 4:19


C-11 His Help in Temptation

Hebrews 2:18
niv

Because he himself suffered when he was tempted, he is able to help those who are being tempted.

Hebrews 2:18


C-12 His Help in Temptation

Psalm 119:9, 11
niv

How can a young man keep his way pure?
By living according to your word.
I have hidden your word in my heart
that I might not sin against you.

Psalm 119:9, 11


Series D—Be Christ’s Disciple

D-1 Put Christ First

Matthew 6:33
niv

“But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.”

Matthew 6:33


D-2 Put Christ First

Luke 9:23
niv

Then he said to them all: “If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.”

Luke 9:23


D-3 Separate From the World

1 John 2:15-16
nasb

Do not love the world nor the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh and the lust of the eyes and the boastful pride of life, is not from the Father, but is from the world.

1 John 2:15-16


D-4 Separate From the World

Romans 12:2
niv

Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.

Romans 12:2


D-5 Be Steadfast

1 Corinthians 15:58
nasb

Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your toil is not in vain in the Lord.

1 Corinthians 15:58


D-6 Be Steadfast

Hebrews 12:3
niv

Consider him who endured such opposition from sinful men, so that you will not grow weary and lose heart.

Hebrews 12:3


D-7 Serve Others

Mark 10:45
niv

“For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.”

Mark 10:45


D-8 Serve Others

2 Corinthians 4:5
niv

For we do not preach ourselves, but Jesus Christ as Lord, and ourselves as your servants for Jesus’ sake.

2 Corinthians 4:5


D-9 Give Generously

Proverbs 3:9-10
niv

Honor the Lord with your wealth,
with the firstfruits of all your crops;
then your barns will be filled to overflowing,
and your vats will brim over with new wine.

Proverbs 3:9-10


D-10 Give Generously

2 Corinthians 9:6-7
niv

Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously. Each man should give what he has decided in his heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.

2 Corinthians 9:6-7


D-11 Develop World Vision

Acts 1:8
niv

“But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.”

Acts 1:8


D-12 Develop World Vision

Matthew 28:19-20
niv

“Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I will be with you always, to the very end of the age.”

Matthew 28:19-20


Series E—Grow in Christlikeness

E-1 Love

John 13:34-35
niv

“A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this all men will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.”

John 13:34-35


E-2 Love

1 John 3:18
nasb

Little children, let us not love with word or with tongue, but in deed and truth.

1 John 3:18


E-3 Humility

Philippians 2:3-4
nasb

Do nothing from selfishness or empty conceit, but with humility of mind regard one another as more important than yourselves; do not merely look out for your own personal interests, but also for the interests of others.

Philippians 2:3-4


E-4 Humility

1 Peter 5:5-6
nasb

You younger men, likewise, be subject to your elders; and all of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, for God is opposed to the proud, but gives grace to the humble.

Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you at the proper time.

1 Peter 5:5-6


E-5 Purity

Ephesians 5:3
niv

But among you there must not be even a hint of sexual immorality, or of any kind of impurity, or of greed, because these are improper for God’s holy people.

Ephesians 5:3


E-6 Purity

1 Peter 2:11
nasb

Beloved, I urge you as aliens and strangers to abstain from fleshly lusts which wage war against the soul.

1 Peter 2:11


E-7 Honesty

Leviticus 19:11
niv

“Do not steal.

“Do not lie.

“Do not deceive one another.”

Leviticus 19:11


E-8 Honesty

Acts 24:16
niv

So I strive always to keep my conscience clear before God and man.

Acts 24:16


E-9 Faith

Hebrews 11:6
nasb

And without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is and that He is a rewarder of those who seek Him.

Hebrews 11:6


E-10 Faith

Romans 4:20-21
niv

Yet he did not waver through unbelief regarding the promise of God, but was strengthened in his faith and gave glory to God, being fully persuaded that God had power to do what he had promised.

Romans 4:20-21


E-11 Good Works

Galatians 6:9-10
nasb

Let us not lose heart in doing good, for in due time we will reap if we do not grow weary. So then, while we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, and especially to those who are of the household of the faith.

Galatians 6:9-10


E-12 Good Works

Matthew 5:16
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“In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.”

Matthew 5:16


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