SSMT 2017: Verse 2!


Hey, Everybody! Let’s get some traction on this 2017 Scripture memory action! It’s time for Verse 2! ThisĀ 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 recommendĀ 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 thanĀ 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.Ā The majority ofĀ people don’t yet know how relevant the Bible can be orĀ 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 themĀ and help bridge them over to open Bibles and, if they desire, to theĀ incalculable gainĀ of studying it in-depth.

So that’s enough from BM-Big Mouth. Here’s my entry and below it, you’ll find theĀ verse I’m recommending this time aroundĀ 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. 2701
    Cindy says:

    Cindy from Valdosta, GA. The Lord is close to the broken-hearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit. Psalm34:18, NIV

  2. 2702
    Sheila Johnson says:

    Sheila, Beckley, WV
    For I am the Lord, I do not change; therefore you are not consumed, O sons of Jacob.
    Malachi 3:6 NKJV

  3. 2703
    shannon says:

    Shannon Parum, Stephenville, TX; He makes me lie down in green pastures,
    he leads me beside still waters. Psalms 23:2

  4. 2704
    Lori O'Bryan says:

    Lori from Newhall, CA – Psalm 5:12 NLT
    For you bless the godly, O Lord; you surround them with your shield of love.

  5. 2705
    Johanna says:

    Johanna, Carlsbad CA

    “in you I trust, O my God. Do not let me be put to shame, nor let my enemies triumph over me.” Psalm 25:2 NIV

  6. 2706
    michelle says:

    franklin, tn
    When I am filled with cares, Your comfort brings me joy.
    Psalm 94:19 (HCSB)

  7. 2707
    Kimberly says:

    Kimberly Reed, Fresno CA

    Humble yourselves before the Lord, and He will lift you up.

    James 5:1. NIV

  8. 2708
    Michelle Taylor says:

    You made all the delicate, inner parts of my body and knit me together in my mother’s womb. Thank you for making me so wonderfully complex! Your workmanship is marvelous – how well I know it. Psalm 139-13-14 NLT

  9. 2709
    Laura Adams says:

    Laura Adams, Ada, OK, Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil.Ephesians 6:11 ESV

  10. 2710
    Judy Schultz, Fort Worth, TX says:

    See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are!
    1 John 3:1 NIV

  11. 2711
    Donna says:

    Donna Pullman
    Psalm84:11 (ASV)
    For Jehovah God is a sun and a shield; Jehovah will give grace and glory; no good thing will He withhold from those that walk uprightly. Psalm 84:11

  12. 2712
    Cynthia says:

    Cynthia Helton, Ft. Worth, TX
    so that you may be able to discern what is best and may be pure and blamelss for the day of Christ.

  13. 2713
    Jewelene Hightower says:

    “Keep asking, and it will be given to you. Keep searching, and you will find. Keep knocking, and the door will be opened to you.
    Matthew 7:7 HCSB

  14. 2714
    Allison says:

    Allison in Fort Worth, TX

    “You know when I sit and when I rise. You perceive my thoughts from afar.”
    Psalm 139:2 (NIV)

  15. 2715
    Kathryn A says:

    Kathryn A from Washington D.C. “Therefore as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.” Colossians 3:12 NIV

  16. 2716
    Jerrie Reynolds says:

    Jerrie, Longview, TX

    Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid. John 14:27 (NIV)

  17. 2717
    Amy Adams says:

    Amy Adams, Middletown DE

    I will glory in the Lord;let the afflicted hear and rejoice. Psalms 34:2 NIV

  18. 2718
    Karen Mceathron says:

    Karen Mceathron (Oconomowoc Wi)
    But let all those rejoice who put their trust in you.Let them ever shout for Joy,because you defend them. let those also who love your name Be Joyful in You. (Psalm 5:11 NKJV)

  19. 2719
    Barbara says:

    Barbara Dunton from Midland, Texas

    “And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.” Ephesians 5:2 ESV

  20. 2720
    Doretta Sellers says:

    Doretta Sellers from Ada, OK

    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 go.

    Josh. 1:7 NIV

  21. 2721
    Elizabeth Peck says:

    Elizabeth Peck, Oak Ridge, TN: “Don’t be afraid”, the prophet answered. “Those who are with us are more than those who are with them.” And Elisha prayed, “O Lord, open his eyes so he may see.” The the Lord opened the servant’s eyes, and he looked and saw the hills full of horses and chariots of fire all around Elisha. 2 Kings 6:16-17 (1984 NIV)

  22. 2722
    Janice Lowery says:

    Janice, Springville,AL. “I thank God, whom I serve with a clear conscience as my ancestors did, when I constantly remember you in my prayers night and day. Remembering your tears, I long to see you so that I may be filled with joy, clearly recalling your sincere faith that first lived in your grandmother Lois, then in your mother Eunice, and that I am convinced is in you also.
    1 Timothy 1:3-5 HCS

  23. 2723
    Michele says:

    Michele, Centreville, AL

    “For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war according to the flesh.” 2 Corinthians 10:3

  24. 2724
    Jennifer says:

    Jennifer Nelson from Thornton, CO May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, do that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. Romans 15:13 NIV

  25. 2725
    Rebekah Wilson says:

    Rebekah Wilson from Elmhurst, IL: “Praise the Lord, my soul; all my inmost being, praise His holy name.” Psalm 103:1 NIV

  26. 2726
    Brenda Thomas says:

    Brenda, from Beaverton, OR

    For thus says the Lord God: Behold, I, I myself will search for my sheep and will seek them out. ~ Ezekiel 34:11 – ESV

  27. 2727
    Peggy Langille says:

    Peggy from Yorktown, VA

    give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will be put into your lap; for the measure you give will be the measure you get back.ā€ Luke 6:38 NRSV

  28. 2728
    Midge Miller says:

    Midge from Snellville, GA

    A man’s steps are established by the Lord, and He takes pleasure in his way. Though he falls, he will not be overwhelmed, because the Lord holds his hand. Psalm 37: 23-24, HCSB

  29. 2729
    Marilyn Brown says:

    Marilyn Brown in The Plains, OH says:

    ” So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.”
    2Cor.4:18 NIV

  30. 2730
    Courtney Nichols says:

    Courtney Nichols, Anderson, SC,
    I entreat Euodia and I entreat Syntyche to agree in the Lord!Philippians 4:2 ESV

  31. 2731
    Linda says:

    Linda, if you will receive my words
    And treasure my commandments within you,
    Make your ear attentive to wisdom,
    Incline your heart to understanding;

    For if you cry for discernment,
    Lift your voice for understanding;

    If you seek her as silver
    And search for her as for hidden treasures;

    Then you will discern the fear of the LORD
    And discover the knowledge of God.
    Proverbs 2: 1-5

  32. 2732
    Anna Moore says:

    Anna Moore from Crawfordville, FL: “Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit, He takes away; and every branch that bears fruit, He prunes it so that it may bear more fruit.” John 15:2

  33. 2733
    Dianne says:

    Dianne, Circle Pines, MN
    Phillipians 4:6 AMP
    Do not fret or have any anxiety about anything, but in every circumstance and in everything, by prayer and petition (definite requests) with thanksgiving, continue to make your wants known to God.

  34. 2734
    Daniela Elliott says:

    Daniela from Abingdon, Maryland

    The Lord is my Shepherd I LACK NOTHING.

    Psalm 23:1 NIV

  35. 2735
    Sharon Mills says:

    Sharon Mills, Henderson, NV
    1Peter 2:1-3 NIV
    “So put away all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander. Like newborn infants, long for the pure spiritual milk, that by it you may grow up into salvation–if indeed you have tasted that the Lord is good.”

  36. 2736
    Gail Tabor says:

    Gail from Anacortes WA,

    For God has not given us a spirit of fearfulness, but one of power, love, and sound judgement. 2 Timothy 1:7 HCSB

  37. 2737
    Tiffany says:

    Tiffany from Murfreesboro, TN

    “I know that my redeemer lives, and that in the end he will stand on the earth.” Job 19:25 NIV

  38. 2738
    Roanne says:

    Roanne Gardner, McGregor TX
    To you O Lord I lift up my soul; in you I trust, O my God. Psalm 25: 1-2a NIV

  39. 2739
    Jessica says:

    Jessica from IL

    But I trust in your unfailing love; my heart rejoices in your salvation. Psalm 13:5

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    Anna Scantlan says:

    Anna Scantlan, Sullivan, Missouri. John 14:23 (NKJV)
    Jesus answered and said to him, “If anyone loves Me, he will keep My word; and My Father will love him, and WE will come to him and make OUR home with him.” ( emphasis mine )
    John 14:23 (NKJV)

  41. 2741
    Heather says:

    He alone is my rock and salvation; he is my fortress, I will never be shaken. Psalm 62:2

  42. 2742
    Michelle says:

    Michelle from Angola, Indiana

    I apologize for being late, I had back surgery on Friday & got my days all mixed up.

    But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint. Isaiah 40:31 NIV

  43. 2743
    Anne Marie Magill says:

    Anne Marie, Woburn, MA:
    A joyful heart is good medicine, but a broken spirit dries up the bones. Proverbs 17:22 (HCSB)

  44. 2744
    Jessica B says:

    Jessica B from Gaithersburg, MD
    Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in you. Show me the way I should go, for to you I entrust my life.
    Psalm 143:8 NIV

  45. 2745
    Barbara E Severns says:

    Barbara Severns, Boise, Idaho

    Thou dost know when I sit down and when I rise up; Thou dost understand my thought from afar.

    Psalm 139:2 NASB

  46. 2746
    Robin from West Bend,WI says:

    “A man’s life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions” Luke 12:15 NIV

  47. 2747
    Hannah Munger says:

    Hannah Munger from Colorado Springs, CO: “I appeal to you therefore, brothers,[a] by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.” Romans 12:2 ESV

  48. 2748
    Cindie says:

    Cindie from Maroa, IL

    O Lord, I give my life to you. Psalm 25: 1 NLT

  49. 2749
    Lindsey Turley says:

    Lindsey Turley from Bowling Green, KY “Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for he who promised is faithful. And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works.” Hebrews 10:23-24 ESV

  50. 2750
    Pam Hurn says:

    Pam Hurn from Round Rock, TX

    Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, 2 fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. Hebrews 12: 1-2 (NIV)

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