How to embed God’s Word in your heart: Memorize by singing Scripture

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Check out the Scottish Psalter, whose rendering of Psalm 23 many of us know by heart: http://www.cgmusic.org/workshop/scot1635_frame.htm. Many of these poeticized versions of the Psalms you can sing to familiar hymn-tunes if only you become familiar with some of the common meter schemes:

Common meter (8-6-8-6) – for example: Amazing Grace.
Short meter (6-6-8-6) – for example: Rise up, O men of God
Long meter (8-8-8-8) – for example: Praise God from whom all blessings flow

For an extended explanation, see the Wikipedia article “Meter (hymn”: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meter_(hymn)

I am trying to set Scriptures to acappella songs. Go here for examples: https://www.youtube.com/user/stchsingleton (over half a million views).

Steve has been a Bible teacher for over 30 years. He has written many articles, more than 20 e-books, and several study guides, most recently, Overcoming: Guide to Understanding the Book of Revelation. His website, DeeperStudy.com, encourages all people to go deeper in their understanding of the Word of God, the Bible, and to become authentic, New Testament Christians who serve a risen Lord.

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