Did you know, the Old Testament Kings were commanded to copy the Torah scrolls? No scribes allowed, the King was to copy the Torah in his own hand. In writing a scroll of these laws by his own hand, the king is given a solemn reminder of Whom he serves and how he should live. He should live in the pattern of the life of Messiah. How important is it for us to copy God’s Word?
When he takes the throne of his kingdom, he is to write for himself on a scroll a copy of this law, taken from that of the Levitical priests.
Charlotte Mason said, “Now our objective in this most important part of education is to give the children the knowledge of God.”
TREAT YOUR CHILD LIKE A KING: require copying God’s Word! Kill two proverbial birds with one stone by having your children practice handwriting with these FREE printable Bible verses in manuscript, cursive, or D’Nealian.
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Below are links to the printable the pages I made for my boys from NIV. We were memorizing KJV but our church uses NIV and I found the modern language easier for the boys to understand and remember.
|I have hidden your word in my heart that I might not sin against you.||Psalm 119:11||Psalm 119:11||Psalm 119:11|
|Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.||Eph 4:32||Eph 4:32||Eph 4:32|
|For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.||Romans 6:23||Romans 6:23||Romans 6:23|
|For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.||John 3:16||John 3:16||John 3:16|
|Be strong and very courageous. Be careful to obey all the law my servant Moses gave you; do not turn from it to the right or to the left, that you may be successful wherever you g||Joshua 1:7||Joshua 1:7||Joshua 1:7|
|H ear, O Israel: The LORD our God, the LORD is one. Love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. These commandments that I give you today are to be upon your hearts.||Deut. 6:4-6 (Shema)||Deut. 6:4-6 (Shema)||Deut. 6:4-6 (Shema)|
|May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, O LORD, my Rock and my Redeemer.||Psalm 19:14||Psalm 19:14||Psalm 19:4|
|Do everything without complaining or arguing,||Phil 2:14||Phil 2:14||Phil 2:14|
|Do everything without complaining or arguing, so that you may become blameless and pure, children of God without fault in a crooked and depraved generation, in which you shine like stars in the universe.||Phil 2:14-15||Phil 2:14-15||Phil 2:14-15|
|Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.||Phil 4:6||Phil 4:6||Phil 4:6|
|I can do everything through him who gives me strength.||Phil 4:13||Phil 4:13||Phil 4:13|
|“Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind’, and, ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.'”||Luke 10:27||Luke 10:27||Luke 10:27|
|All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.||2 Tim 3:16-17||2 Tim 3:16-17||2 Tim 3:16-17|
|And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.||Romans 8: 28||Romans 8: 28||Romans 8: 28|
|We love because he first loved us.||1 John 4:19||1 John 4:19||1 John 4:19|
|Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.||1 Cor 13:4-5||1 Cor 13:4-5||1 Cor 13:4-5|
|We can make our plans, but the Lord determines our steps.||Proverbs 16:9||Proverbs 16:9||Proverbs 16:9|
|Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance. Perseverance must finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.||James 1:2-4||James 1:2-4||James 1:2-4|
|His divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness through our knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and goodness.||2 Peter 1:3||2 Peter 1:3||2 Peter 1:3|
|Give me understanding, and I will keep your law and obey it with all my heart.||Psalm 119:34||Psalm 119:34||Psalm 119:34|
|But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.||Gal 5:22-23||Gal 5:22-23||Gal 5:22-23|
Tips and Options
- Younger children can trce the dotted words.
- Older children can use the blank line under the words to write the verses
- Copy verses to index cards
- Copy pictorials on index cards to jog your memory
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