How to Memorize: Part 4

  Here’s the final installment of my abridgment of William’s Evans’ book on Scripture memory: Chapter 8: Analyzing What You Desire to Memorize It is a mistake to seek to memorize anything that has not been analyzed. To simply repeat the matter to be learned over and over again without any reference to the analysis […]

How To Memorize: Part 2

  Here is the continuation of my condensation of William Evan’s 1909 book on Scripture memory–How to Memorize. Chapter 3: The Possibilities of the Memory  The memory can be trained. There is no need of constantly forgetting. It’s possible to acquire knowledge, learn  names, and identify faces in such a way as to be able […]

How To Memorize: Part 1

  I’d like to devote a few blogs over the next couple of weeks to offering a condensation of a 1909 book, How to Memorize. It’s by the prolific author, William Evans, an English-born Bible teacher connected with the Moody Bible Institute of Chicago and the Bible Institute of Los Angeles (BIOLA). His ministry spanned the […]

Sentences I Underlined

Yesterday I received  a note from my friend, Dr. Lee Cope, of Jackson, Mississippi, about a friend of his who said, “The Andrew Murray book on humility changed my life, possibly more than any single thing outside of the Bible itself.  It has haunted me.  I memorized the passage in Philippians (on having the mind […]