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Memory Monday – Week 54

Zephaniah 3:17 has been on our fridge for a long time and I figured it was finally time to share it.

I think it’s so easy for us to misinterpret the abundance of love the Lord has for us. Many of us have a skewed understanding of what that looks like and a lot of that might have to do with our earthly parents. If they didn’t show us unconditional love, then we might not feel like our heavenly father loves us unconditionally. If that is a place you are right now, I encourage you to study this scripture and get freedom from that lie. He loves us so much that He delights in us and chooses to sing over us. The same way mothers sing over their newborn babies or small children, the Lord sings over us with His delight.

There are so many good translations of this verse that I had a hard time picking one. It’s really powerful to read through all the translations so I broke up the verse into 5 sections and have listed several different versions! My prayer is you read over these slowly and grasp the concept of how loved you are by Jesus!

  • The Lord God is with you // The Lord God is in your midst // The Lord God is living among you
  • He is mighty to save // His power gives you victory //Β A mighty one, a Savior // The Mighty Warrior who saves // He is a Warrior who can deliver
  • The Lord will take delight in you // He will take delight in you with gladness // He will exalt over you with joy
  • In His love He will give you a new life // In His love He will no longer rebuke you // He renews you by His love // With His love, He will calm all your fears // He will be quiet in His love
  • He will sing and be joyful over you // He will rejoice over you with singing // He shouts for joy over you // He will rejoice over you with joyful songs // He will rejoice over you with shouts of joy

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13 Comments
  • Rebecca
    Posted at 06:54h, 30 June Reply

    Beautiful verse for this week! It is such a God-thing that you posted this today! This is the verse that I have been meditating on this past week so much! I love to see how God uses the same scripture in other peoples lives!
    πŸ™‚ Rebecca

  • Kelli {A Deeper Joy}
    Posted at 08:17h, 30 June Reply

    Yes yes yes! This is my favorite verse of ALL TIME! And I too use a lot of versions of it…they’re each so good! Thanks for sharing, Caroline!

  • Megan Davis
    Posted at 08:20h, 30 June Reply

    This is my all-time favorite verse! Such an amazing picture of God’s great love for us!!

  • Lauren
    Posted at 09:47h, 30 June Reply

    Brian’s favorite… πŸ™‚

  • Emily @ EatLoveProcreate
    Posted at 12:32h, 30 June Reply

    This is so the kind of verse that’s helpful to read when you miss loved ones that are no longer with you. I’m going through a lot of that right now, but knowing Jesus loves me always take a smidget of that pain away. Beautiful verse. πŸ™‚

  • Lisa
    Posted at 14:59h, 30 June Reply

    Amen! Love this verse!

  • Jennifer | The Deliberate Mom
    Posted at 17:37h, 30 June Reply

    I love this scripture! It’s one of the first ones I memorized (I made a “song” of it so I could sing it… things stick better with me in song.

    Such a powerful verse full of God’s love and promise.

    Wishing you a lovely week my friend.
    xoxo

  • Krystal
    Posted at 18:21h, 30 June Reply

    Thank you for sharing this today, I really needed it!

  • jennifer prod
    Posted at 19:18h, 30 June Reply

    such a gorgeous reminder; absolutely love that you pointed out God is singing over us πŸ™‚

  • Cheryl
    Posted at 00:05h, 01 July Reply

    Such a beautiful reminder, Caroline! How precious that our Father sings over us as He holds us close in His arms! I don’t think we really comprehend how deep His love is for us. Thank you for this gentle reminder! Much love and many blessings to you. πŸ™‚

  • Natalie
    Posted at 09:15h, 01 July Reply

    I have had a rough morning and this is exactly what I needed! Thank you! Xoxo

  • Tania // Run to Radiance
    Posted at 09:57h, 01 July Reply

    One of my all time favorites! Such a beautiful reminder.

  • Caitlin | belong with wildflowers
    Posted at 15:19h, 01 July Reply

    Beautiful verse this week πŸ™‚ Thank you for the weekly motivation!

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