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MYF Memorization Challenge!

How to Get Points

  • 5:1-6 (Beatitudes 1) — 200 pts
  • 5:7-12 (Beatitudes 2) — 200 pts
  • 5:13-15 (Salt and Light) — 100 pts
  • 5:17-20 (The Law) — 100 pts
  • 5:21-26 (Murder) — 200 pts
  • 5:27-30 (Adultery) — 100 pts
  • 5:31-32 (Divorce) — 100 pts
  • 5:33-37 (Oaths) — 100 pts
  • 5:38-42 (Eye for Eye) — 100 pts
  • 5:43-48 (Love Enemies) — 200 pts

Total Points Available: 1400*

*If 7 or more memorize all totals multiplied by 2.

*If 12 or more memorize all totals multiplied by 3.

Rewards

800 Points — Drink from Sonic

1400 Points — $5 Gift Card

2800 Points — $10 Gift Card

4200 Points — $15 Gift Card

Suggested Plan

Week 1 — 5:1-6 (Beatitudes 1)

Week 2 — 5:7-12 (Beatitudes 2)

Week 3 — 5:13-20 (Salt and Light & The Law)

Week 4 — 5:21-26 (Murder)

Week 5 — 5:27-32 (Adultery & Divorce)

Week 6 — 5:33-37 (Oaths & Eye for Eye)

Week 7 — 5:43-48 (Love Enemies)

Tips for Memorizing

  1. Try to memorize without distractions/music.
  2. Memorize one verse/phrase at a time before moving on to the next.
  3. After memorizing a verse/phrase, go back and try to do all the verses you’ve learned before.
  4. Write it on a card or cards and try it throughout the day.
  5. Ask someone in your home to keep you accountable.
  6. Creative methods for memorizing
    1. Write it out verse by verse until you can do it from memory.
    2. Us a whiteboard write a verse and slowly remove words until you have it all.
    3. Make the verses into a song.
    4. Make up actions or pictures to go along with the words.