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Welcome to Memorize What Matters! Join Josh Summers on his journey to memorize the New Testament of the Bible word for word, exploring various methods and techniques along the way. If you have a desire to memorize Scripture, you'll find plenty of encouragement, inspiration and helpful tips from the expert guests who share their stories.

Memorize What Matters Josh Summers

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 5.0 • 26 Ratings

Welcome to Memorize What Matters! Join Josh Summers on his journey to memorize the New Testament of the Bible word for word, exploring various methods and techniques along the way. If you have a desire to memorize Scripture, you'll find plenty of encouragement, inspiration and helpful tips from the expert guests who share their stories.

    We Memorize the Map...but Remember the Treasure

    We Memorize the Map...but Remember the Treasure

    You can think of memorizing the Bible like memorizing a map. The map acts as a guide on our journey to the treasure, but what exactly is the treasure? I hope you'll be encouraged and inspired by this short word for this week.


    🔹SUPPORT MEMORIZE WHAT MATTERS!🔹

    There's a lot that goes into building Bible Memory Goal and if you would like to support what we're doing, there are a few ways you can do that:
    Purchase a shirt! Start a conversation about your Bible memory journey with a shirt or track your progress with a poster.Leave a Rating or Review: Every single review makes a HUGE difference in how easy it is for other people to find and benefit from these interviews and resources. The review doesn't need to be long or complicated - even one sentence helps!Become a Patron: Not only does becoming a patron help to support this podcast, it's also a great way to motivate and keep yourself accountable to your own Bible memory goals. Get access to live video calls, small groups and memory resources!

    • 3 min
    The New "Backward Buildup Repetition Method" for Bible Memory (does it work?)

    The New "Backward Buildup Repetition Method" for Bible Memory (does it work?)

    Josh & Amy go head to head in a friendly debate about whether the memory palace method of Scripture memory beats the "backward buildup repetition method". Which is better...and what techniques can you steal for your own Bible memory journey?

    Watch the full interview on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cH4Y0zGFiks

    Resources Mentioned in the Episode:
    Amy's YouTube channel: Bible Memory MastersHow parents can encourage kids to memorize: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HYvQaAE3aP8
    🔹🔹SUPPORT MEMORIZE WHAT MATTERS!🔹🔹

    If you're one of those awesome people who understands that these "free" podcast episodes take time and effort to put together, there are a few ways that you can support what we're doing here:
    Purchase a shirt! Start a conversation about your Bible memory journey with a shirt or track your progress with a poster.Leave a Rating or Review: Every single review makes a HUGE difference in how easy it is for other people to find and benefit from these interviews and resources. The review doesn't need to be long or complicated - even one sentence helps!Become a Patron: Not only does becoming a patron help to support this podcast, it's also a great way to motivate and keep yourself accountable to your own Bible memory goals. Get access to live video calls, small groups and memory resources!

    • 22 min
    Before Setting 2023 Scripture Memory Goals...Do THIS!

    Before Setting 2023 Scripture Memory Goals...Do THIS!

    It's that time of year when we're all inspired to set goals for ourselves, whether that's health, reading or even memorizing the Bible. If you're inspired to do the latter, I encourage you to take a step back and first take inventory. In this episode, Josh explains how you can easily do this and why it can be so helpful for your future goals!

    Resources Mentioned in the Episode:
    Psalm 13 video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=85-8S4n98AMPrevious interview episode with my dad Follow on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@biblememorygoal
    🔹🔹SUPPORT MEMORIZE WHAT MATTERS!🔹🔹

    There's a lot that goes into building Bible Memory Goal and if you would like to support what we're doing, there are a few ways you can do that:
    Purchase a shirt! Start a conversation about your Bible memory journey with a shirt or track your progress with a poster.Leave a Rating or Review: Every single review makes a HUGE difference in how easy it is for other people to find and benefit from these interviews and resources. The review doesn't need to be long or complicated - even one sentence helps!Become a Patron: Not only does becoming a patron help to support this podcast, it's also a great way to motivate and keep yourself accountable to your own Bible memory goals. Get access to live video calls, small groups and memory resources!

    • 13 min
    Year End Special! Behind the Scenes of Bible Memory Goal

    Year End Special! Behind the Scenes of Bible Memory Goal

    In this special episode, Josh's dad sits down to interview Josh to ask him about why Bible Memory Goal was started and what it takes to keep it running. Get a behind-the-scenes look at how this podcast and the community came to exist and what's coming up next!

    Resources Mentioned in the Episode:
    Shop all the shirts, posters and stickers: https://www.biblememorygoal.com/shop/Join the Community! https://www.biblememorygoal.com/join/Follow on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@biblememorygoal
    🔹🔹SUPPORT MEMORIZE WHAT MATTERS!🔹🔹

    As you heard in this episode, there's a lot that goes into building Bible Memory Goal and if you would like to support what we're doing, there are a few ways you can do that:
    Purchase a shirt! Start a conversation about your Bible memory journey with a shirt or track your progress with a poster.Leave a Rating or Review: Every single review makes a HUGE difference in how easy it is for other people to find and benefit from these interviews and resources. The review doesn't need to be long or complicated - even one sentence helps!Become a Patron: Not only does becoming a patron help to support this podcast, it's also a great way to motivate and keep yourself accountable to your own Bible memory goals. Get access to live video calls, small groups and memory resources!

    • 45 min
    She Stopped Memorizing Scripture for an Entire Year (should you?)

    She Stopped Memorizing Scripture for an Entire Year (should you?)

    Listen as author and speaker Tammy Lea Fabian explains her method of memorizing Scripture, including taking an entire year off every 7 years. And why should we stop asking the question, "What is your favorite book of the Bible?"

    Watch the full interview on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2NQGEpUmec

    Resources Mentioned in the Episode:
    Tammy's Website: https://www.tammyleafabian.com Tammy's Book: https://www.timeinthedesert.com/online-store/The-Art-of-Wisdom-Volume-I-p249610081 \Interview with Janet Pope: https://pod.link/1624868713/episode/176909e0e5306c9d873748098b296921 Interview with Dr. Andy Davis: https://pod.link/1624868713/episode/6b2ef4cd921ac745b5dfb4bb47ae25b4
    🔹🔹🔹SUPPORT MEMORIZE WHAT MATTERS!🔹🔹🔹

    If you're one of those awesome people who understands that these "free" podcast episodes take time and effort to put together, there are a few ways that you can support what we're doing here:
    Purchase a shirt! Start a conversation about your Bible memory journey with a shirt or track your progress with a poster.Leave a Rating or Review: Every single review makes a HUGE difference in how easy it is for other people to find and benefit from these interviews and resources. The review doesn't need to be long or complicated - even one sentence helps!Become a Patron: Not only does becoming a patron help to support this podcast, it's also a great way to motivate and keep yourself accountable to your own Bible memory goals. Get access to live video calls, small groups and memory resources!

    • 21 min
    Using Instagram to Memorize the Bible? (w/ Abigail Houston)

    Using Instagram to Memorize the Bible? (w/ Abigail Houston)

    Abigail Houston from Melodically Memorizing has built a large following on Instagram, Facebook and YouTube based on how she has turned Scripture into short, beautiful songs. Listen to her story and find out what has been the hardest verse to add to music! Watch the full interview on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RR7DKZf6EVY Resources Mentioned in the Episode: Melodically Memorizing in Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/5cRRYfnu2FOVwn5zxMvStQ?si=MciSpa2HQKSDSF4kpFtN7AMelodically Memorizing on Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/us/album/melodically-memorizing-volume-1/1580667694 Follow Abigail on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/melodicallymemorizingFollow Abigail on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/melodicallymemorizing/Subscribe to Melodically Memorizing on YouTube   🔹🔹🔹SUPPORT MEMORIZE WHAT MATTERS!🔹🔹🔹 If you're one of those awesome people who understands that these "free" podcast episodes take time and effort to put together, there are a few ways that you can support what we're doing here: Purchase a shirt! Start a conversation about your Bible memory journey with a shirt or track your progress with a poster.Leave a Rating or Review: Every single review makes a HUGE difference in how easy it is for other people to find and benefit from these interviews and resources. The review doesn't need to be long or complicated - even one sentence helps!Become a Patron: Not only does becoming a patron help to support this podcast, it's also a great way to motivate and keep yourself accountable to your own Bible memory goals. Get access to live video calls, small groups and memory resources!

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

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26 Ratings

26 Ratings

ArgenicC ,

Worth a follow

If memorizing scripture is something that maybe at one point in your life kindle interest then its worth following and listening to. Both inspires and challenges you. Love the podcast and the resources available on his website.

dlsummers ,

Helpful and Inspiring

I know I’m biased because this is my son, but these podcasts inspire me to be more consistent and intentional in my Bible memory and review.

Pizza.Marshmallow.TM ,

Inspirational and refreshing


For years I desired to be more committed to scripture memory. That's now becoming a reality. If you need the motivation to memorize scripture, check out what Josh Summers is doing! His podcasts are inspirational and the Bible Memory Goal community is fun! Josh’s content makes me want to memorize!

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