SSMT 2017: Verse 2!


Hey, Everybody! Let’s get some traction on this 2017 Scripture memory action! It’s time for Verse 2! This is the post where you’ll leave your comment with your Scripture entry.

Remember, you get to choose your own verse according to what you need most or what presently lands on your heart with the power of the Holy Spirit. I am committing to memorize the one-chapter, 25-verse Book of Philemon this SSMT year so at times my verse will seem a little random and be an incomplete sentence. Like today. Grin. That can be a challenge for an English teacher by trade.

I’ll always recommend another Scripture that I think makes a fabulous memory verse in case you are having trouble deciding on one. Remember that we strictly limit the comments to our SSMT verse-entries so the entire comment thread is a spectacular stack of little more than Scripture. It becomes such a help to many who are not even part of SSMT but searching for comfort for their aching souls or strength for their faith. Lots of people realize along the way that they can come to these posts and find powerful Scriptures. The majority of people don’t yet know how relevant the Bible can be or how to search the Scriptures for verses that speak to their needs. They don’t realize many of these verses even exist. Our enormous privilege is to put these verses on easy-access display for them and help bridge them over to open Bibles and, if they desire, to the incalculable gain of studying it in-depth.

So that’s enough from BM-Big Mouth. Here’s my entry and below it, you’ll find the verse I’m recommending this time around to those who are drawing a blank.

Beth Moore from Houston, Texas: “and Apphia our sister and Archippus our fellow soldier, and the church in your house.” Philemon 2 ESV


Recommended verse if you need one:

“And it is my prayer that your love may abound more and more, with knowledge and all discernment,” Philippians 1:9 ESV


I love you guys! Stay with it!

———Quick reminder from LPM——–
You can get SSMT updates with the LPM App notifications!

Here’s how…
-Download the app
-Once you’re in the app, go to the top left corner and tap the 3 horizontal lines, choose Settings, next choose Notifications, then turn on notifications for SSMT 2017. And your done!


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  1. 2301
    Hannah Lamb says:

    Hannah Lamb from Boone, NC: “The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.” Lamentations 3:22-23 ESV

  2. 2302
    Keitha Eckles says:

    Keitha Eckles from Thornville. Ohio:
    “A new commandment I give to you, that
    you love one another; just as I have loved you,
    you also are to love one another.” John 13:34 (ESV)

  3. 2303
    Beverly White says:

    Beverly, Vicksburg, MS

    Blessed is the man whose sin the Lord does not count against him and in whose spirit is no deceit. Psalm 32:2 NIV

  4. 2304
    Nita Stone says:

    Nita Stone from Earle, AR

    “Let us hold tightly without wavering to the hope we affirm, for God can be trusted to keep His Promise.” Hebrews10:23 NLT

  5. 2305
    Carla says:

    Carla from Brighton, IL
    They replied, Believe in the Lord Jesus and you will be saved – you and your household. Acts 16:31 NIV

  6. 2306
    Patricia Tolbert says:

    Patricia Tolbert from Woodbridge VA
    Although the Lord gives you the bread of adversity and the water of affliction, your teachers will be hidden no more; with your own eyes you will see them.
    Whether you turn to the right or to the eft, your ears will her a voice behind you saying, “This is the way; walk in it”. Isaiah 30:20-21 (NIV)

  7. 2307
    Joyce Davidson says:

    Joyce Davidson from Big River,Saskatchewan, Canada
    “So I have looked upon you in the sanctuary, beholding your power and glory.”
    Psalms 63:2 ESV

  8. 2308
    Terri Switzer says:

    Terri from Luray, Va

    The righteous cry, and the Lord heareth and delivereth them out of all their troubles. Psalm 34:17 KJV

  9. 2309
    Christy says:

    Christy from Madison, AL: “I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.” Psalm 91:2 NIV

  10. 2310
    Wendy Fenton says:

    Wendy Fenton, Centennial,CO
    PS 25:2 ESV O my God, in you I trust; let me not be put to shame;
    let not my enemies exult over me.

  11. 2311
    Valarie Louise Pemberton says:

    Valarie from Franklin, IN

    John 6:35 “Then Jesus declared, “I am the bread of life. He who comes to me will never go hungry, and he who believes in me will never be thirsty.”NIV

  12. 2312
    Julie Foster says:

    Julie from Greensboro, AL
    “But whoever listens to me will dwell secure and will be at ease, without dread of disaster.”
    Proverbs 1:33 (ESV)

  13. 2313
    LeVonne from Flagstaff,Az says:

    Romans 11:33-36 NAS
    O the depths of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God. How unsearchable are His judgments and unfathomable His ways. For who has known the mind of the Lord or has become His counselor, or who has first given to Him that it might be paid back to Him again. For from Him, through Him and to Him are all things. To God be the glory forever, amen.

  14. 2314
    Mary Beth Ferrara says:

    Mary Beth, St. Louis, MO

    “You know when I sit down and when I rise up;
    you discern my thoughts from afar.”

    Psalm 139:2 (ESV)

  15. 2315
    Barb Rowe says:

    Barb Rowe from Naples, FL:

    The Lord is good to those who wait for him,to the soul who seeks him. Lamentations 3:25

  16. 2316
    Karen Chumchal says:

    Karen Chumchal from Holland, Ohio

    I will boast only in the LORD; let all who are helpless take heart.
    Psalm 34:2 NLT

  17. 2317
    Janice says:

    Janice, Spring Arbor, MI. “Jesus answered, ‘I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.'” John 14:6

  18. 2318

    Lora Lovin Osburn
    Morristown, TN
    “This is my command–be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid or discouraged. For the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9 NLT

  19. 2319
    Sierrah says:

    Sierrah from Baytown, Texas “Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ” Ephesians 1:3 (NIV)

  20. 2320
    Kelly S says:

    Kelly from Delaware, OH: “Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.” Deuteronomy 31:6. NIV

  21. 2321
    Wendy Bashor says:

    Wendy Bashor from Lone Butte, BC: “He will not let your foot slip — He who watches over your will not slumber;” Psalm 121:3 NIV

  22. 2322
    Megan King says:

    Megan King from St. Louis, MO. The Lord himself goes before you and will be with you; He will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged. Deuteronomy 31:8 NIV

  23. 2323
    Mary Ellen Krivonen says:

    Mary Ellen from Laurel, MT

    “Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.” Eph. 1:2 NIV

  24. 2324
    Mallory says:

    Mallory from Spring, TX:

    You broaden the path beneath me so that my ankles do not turn.

    Psalm 18:36 NIV

  25. 2325
    Michelle Reynolds says:

    Michelle from Bellaire, TX:

    “Delight yourself in the Lord; and He will give you the desires of your heart.” Ps. 37:4. NASB

  26. 2326
    Maria Hogan says:

    Maria Hogan from Tallmadge, Ohio
    Because your love is better than life, my lips will glorify you.
    Psalm 63:3 NIV

  27. 2327
    rhonda says:

    Jude 2 (NKJV)

    Mercy, peace and love be multiplied to you.

  28. 2328
    Heather morgan says:

    Heather Morgan
    Waxahachie, TX

    Matthew 11:19 NLT
    …but wisdom is shown to be right by its results.

  29. 2329
    Tracy Ruff says:

    Tracy from Spring, TX:

    For I am the Lord Your God, who takes hold of your right hand and says to you, do not fear; I will help you.

    Isaiah 41:13 NIV

  30. 2330
    Judy Mc says:

    Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened and I will give you rest.
    Matthew 11:28 NIV

  31. 2331
    Amy O says:

    Amy from Everett, WA
    Jesus replied: “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.” This is the first and greatest commandment.
    Matthew 22:37-38 (NIV)

  32. 2332
    Chimere Wise says:

    Chimere Wise Sicklerville, New Jersey: “I will break down your stubborn pride and make the sky above you like iron and the ground beneath you like bronze.” Leviticus 26:19 NIV

  33. 2333
    Nicky Ernsting says:

    Nicky from Vancouver WA:
    “Fear not, for I am with you. Do not be dismayed. I am your God. I will strengthen you; I will help you; I will uphold you with my victorious right hand.” Isaiah 41:I will be there in 10 min. HCSB

  34. 2334
    Virginia Rust says:

    Virginia from Elgin, Tx
    And who knows but that you have come yo your royal position for such a time as this?
    Esther 4:14

  35. 2335
    Kelly Dominguez says:

    Kelly Dominguez in Sparks, NV: ” Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.”
    ‭‭Philippians‬ ‭4:6-7 NIV

  36. 2336
    Sarah says:

    Sarah- Appleton, WI

    Psalm 139:1, ESV

    O Lord , you have searched me and known me!


  37. 2337
    Barb N. says:

    Barb, Lansdale PA, Romans 12:1-2 ESV: “I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. 2 Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.”

  38. 2338
    Carol says:

    Carthage, NY

    We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed;
    perplexed, but not in despair;
    persecuted, but not abandoned;
    struck down, but not destroyed.

    2 Corinthians 4:8-9

  39. 2339

    People do their best making plans for their lives when God guides each step. Proverbs 16: [The Voice]

  40. 2340
    Frances Tovey says:

    Little children you are from God and have overcome them for He who is in you is greater than he who is in the world. 1John 4:4 ESV

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  42. 2342
    Janelle MacKay says:

    Janelle, Richmond Hill, GA “No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can endure it.”
    ‭‭1 Corinthians‬ ‭10:13‬ ‭NIV‬‬

  43. 2343
    Bobbie Lancaster says:

    Bobbie Lancaster from Stanford, KY
    Praise the LORD, my soul, and forget not all his benefits Psalm 103:2

  44. 2344
    Dana Goodwin says:

    Dana from Ashland, Ky
    “O, Lord, I give my life to You. I trust in You, my God! Do not let me be disgraced, or let my enemies rejoice in my defeat.” Psalm 25:1-2 NLT

  45. 2345
    Christina D Ladner says:

    Christina Ladner from Kiln, MS
    “Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.” Proverbs 4:23 NIV

  46. 2346
    Jamie Wagner says:

    Jamie Wagner, Billings, MT: “Seeing the crowds, he went up on the mountain, and when he sat down, his disciples came to him. And he opened his mouth and taught them, saying: ” (Matthew 5:1-2, ESV)

  47. 2347
    Deb says:

    Deb from Pierre, SD
    In youI trust O my God. Do not let me be put to shame, nor let my enemies triumph over me.
    Psalm 25:2 NIV

  48. 2348
    Kelly says:

    Kelly Weeks from Columbia, SC: “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.” Matt 5:8 NASB

  49. 2349
    Kimberly Orr says:

    Kimberly Orr~Zionsville, Indiana
    Proclaim the message; persist in it whether convenient or not; rebuke, correct, and encourage with great patience and teaching. 2 Timothy 4:2 HCSB

  50. 2350
    Traci Wimer says:

    Traci, OKC, OK. “Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy-meditate on these things.” Philippians 4:8

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