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. 2901
    Sandie Powell says:

    Sandie Powell
    Albuquerque, NM
    Psalm 34:2
    “My soul shall make her boast in the Lord; the humble shall hear thereof and be glad”. KJV

  2. 2902
    Hannah Cotsonas says:

    And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and though I have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.
    1 Corinthians 13:2, NKJV

  3. 2903
    Rosa Balay says:

    Rosa from Houston, Tx.
    “They that fear Thee will be glad when they see me; Because I have hoped in Thy WORD”
    Psalms 119:74 KJV

  4. 2904
    Stacy says:

    Stacy from Daviston, Alabama

    Love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength.
    Deuteronomy 6:5 NIV

  5. 2905
    Christina says:

    Christina from Atlanta, GA – “Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.” Hebrews‬ ‭11:1‬ ‭NIV‬‬

  6. 2906
    Maureen Chabot says:

    Maureen from St. Clair Shores, MI. “Just to remember God is a blessing – now and tomorrow and always.” (Psalm 113:2 Msg)

  7. 2907
    Jessica says:

    Jessica Cummimg,GA
    “He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still water” psalm 23:2 NASB

  8. 2908
    Suzy says:

    Suzy, Orlando, FL
    For since we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so, through Jesus, God will bring with Him those who have fallen asleep.
    1 Thessalonians 4:14 (ESV)

  9. 2909
    Heather Wilkinson says:

    Heather Wilkinson from Springfield, VA

    Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us.

    Romans 5:3-5 NIV

  10. 2910
    Laura says:

    Laura from St. Petersburg, Florida

    “Those who sow in tears will reap with songs of joy. He who goes out weeping, carrying seed to sow, will return with songs of joy, carrying sheaves with him.”

    – Psalm 126:5-6, NIV

  11. 2911
    Modesty Brantley says:

    Modesty Brantley, Myrtle Beach, SC “Truly, my soul finds rest in God; my salvation comes from Him. Psalm 62:1 (NIV)

  12. 2912
    Julie Caldwell says:

    Julie Caldwell from Springboro, Ohio – “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and instructions.” – Proverbs 1:7 (NIV)

  13. 2913
    Kelly says:

    Kelly, Fruit Cove, Fl
    God made him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God. 2 Corinthians 5:21 NIV

  14. 2914
    Karen Aho says:

    Karen from Crystal Lake, IL

    John 8:31-32 ESV
    “…if you abide in my Word, you are truly my disciples, and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”

  15. 2915
    Aasa says:

    Aasa from Holley, New York.
    Bow down Your ear to me, deliver me speedily! Be my Rock of refuge, a strong Fortress to save me! Psalm 31:2 AMP

  16. 2916
    Annette says:

    Annette from Middlebueg,Fl.

    And the peace that surpasses all comprehension shall guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:7

  17. 2917
    Robin says:

    Robin from Chambersburg, Pennsylvania

    For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.

    2 Timothy 1:7 NKJV

  18. 2918
    Barbara says:

    Barbara from Atlanta

    Psalm 139:23-24 NIV

    23. Search me, O God, and know my heart;
    test me and know my anxious thoughts.
    24. See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.

  19. 2919
    Alissa says:

    Alissa from Spring, TX

    “I will refresh the weary and satisfy the faint.”
    -Jeremiah 31:25 NIV

  20. 2920
    Terese kay says:

    Terese Kay,Marshfield wi

    “Whoever had my commands and obeys them,
    He is the one that loves me.He who loves me will be loved by my Father,and I too will
    Love him and show myself to him.”

    John 14:21. NIV Sudy

  21. 2921
    Rita Quinlan says:

    Rita – Alva, Florida

    “We are confident that he hears us whenever we ask for anything that pleases him.

    And since we know he hears us when we make our requests, we also know that he will give us what we ask for.”

    1 John 5:14-15 NLT

  22. 2922
    Myra says:

    Myra from Satsuma, Alabama
    He said, “Praise the name of God forever and ever, for He ha all wisdom and power. He controls the course of world events; He removes kings and sets up other kings. He gives wisdom to the wise and knowledge to the scholars.”

    Daniel 2:20-21, NLT

  23. 2923
    Kristin Dinkel says:

    Kristin, Simpsonville, SC
    “Day after day they continue to speak; night after night they make him known.” Ps. 19:2 NLT

  24. 2924
    Suzy Edwards says:

    Suzy – Smyrna, GA

    3 – You return man to dust and say, “Return O children of man.”
    4 – For a thousand years in your sight are but as yesterday when it is past, or as a watch in the night.

    Psalm 90:3 & 4 ESV

  25. 2925
    Amanda Beyerlein says:

    Amanda from Pflugerville, TX

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

  26. 2926
    Michelle Virnelson says:

    Michelle Parma, Oh
     May God give you more and more grace and peace as you grow in your knowledge of God and Jesus our Lord.
    2 Peter 1:2 NLT

  27. 2927
    Katherine says:

    Katherine, Des Moines, Iowa

    O my God, in You I trust, Do not let me be ashamed; Do not let my enemies exult over me. Psalm 25:2 NASB

  28. 2928
    Gail from Lincoln, IL says:

    Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.

    Mark 11:24 NIV

  29. 2929
    Suzanne says:

    Suzanne Wolfe Rochester Hills,MI. “Your righteousness, God, reaches to the heavens, you who have done great things.” Psalm 71: 19 NIV

  30. 2930
    Amy Storms says:

    Amy Storms, Joplin, MO

    And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me that you also may be where I am. You know the way to the place where I am going.

    John 14:3-4 NIV

  31. 2931
    Nikki Vaughn says:

    Nikki from Russellville, TN

    “There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not been perfected in love.”
    ‭‭1 John‬ ‭4:18‬ ‭ESV‬‬

  32. 2932
    Cassi says:

    Cassi from Clermont, FL: “Every branch in me that does not bear fruit he takes away, and every branch that does bear fruit he prunes, that it may bear more fruit.” John 15:2 ESV

  33. 2933
    Michelle J. Thomas says:

    Michelle from Manchester, NH
    For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind. – 2 Timothy 1:7 (KJV)

  34. 2934
    Shari Dickie says:

    Shari Dickie from El Dorado Hills, Ca

    I, the Lord your God hold your right hand and say to you, “Do not fear, I will help you.”

    Isaiah 41:13 (NIV)

  35. 2935
    Sheila says:

    Sheila, Chicago, IL
    For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways declares the Lord. Isaiah 55:8 (ESV)

  36. 2936
    Ruth says:

    Ruth, Providence, RI

    “…according to the working of the strength of His might, which He accomplished in Christ when He raised Him from the dead and seated Him at His right hand in the heavenly places, far above all rule and authority, power and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this age, but also in the age to come.”
    Ephesians 1:19b – 21 RSV

  37. 2937
    Carlye Schmickle says:

    Isaiah 43:2. The Message

    So don’t be afraid, I have redeemed you.
    I have called your name, you’re mine.
    When you’re in over your head, I will be there with you.

  38. 2938
    Kellie Canfield says:

    Kellie from Nacogdoches, TX “I trust in you, do not let me be put to shame, nor let my enemies triumph over me.” Psalm 25:2 NIV

  39. 2939
    Rhonda says:

    Rhonda, Staunton, VA
    Joshua 24:13 NIV
    So I gave you a land on which you did not toil and cities you did not build; and you live in them and eat from vineyards and olive groves that you did not plant.

  40. 2940
    Lori says:

    Lori,Oil City,PA
    “if the Lord had not been on our side when men attacked us,” Psalm 124:2 (NIV)

  41. 2941
    Lakeisha says:

    also, that everyone should eat and drink and take pleasure in all his toil, this is God’s gift to man.

    Ecclesiastes 3:13 ESV

  42. 2942
    Darlene Butler says:

    Darlene Butler, Monroe, GA: Romans 11:34 (NLT)
    For who can know the Lord’s thoughts? Who can know enough to give Him advice?

  43. 2943
    Keerstin says:

    “So do not be ashamed to testify about our Lord, or ashamed of me his prisoner. But join with me in suffering for the gospel, by the power of God,” 2 Timothy 1:8 NIV

  44. 2944
    Jan Jensen says:

    Jan Jensen from Waterloo, Iowa: “and into an inheritance that can never perish, spoil or fade – kept in heaven for you.” 1 Peter 1:4 NIV

  45. 2945
    Jean Toineeta says:

    Jean from N.C. — As far as the east is from the west, so far hath he removed our transgressions from us. Psalm 103, v.12 KJV

  46. 2946
    Mildred says:

    Mildred, from St. Peters, Montserrat.

    Commit to the Lord watever you do, and he will establish your plans. Proverbs 16:3 NIV

  47. 2947
    Laura R Parli says:

    St. Louis, MO. Zechariah 4:6 So he said to me, “This is the word of the LORD to Zerubbabel: “Not by might nor by power, but by my Spirit,” says the LORD Almighty. NIV

  48. 2948
    Diane lawrence says:

    Finally, be strong in the Lord and in His mighty power. NIT

  49. 2949
    Molly says:

    Molly from Nashville, TN – “I trust in you, my God! Do not let me be disgraced, or let my enemies rejoice in my defeat.”
    ‭‭Psalms‬ ‭25:2‬ ‭NLT‬‬

  50. 2950
    Tara Hartford, Iowa says:

    Matthew 28 19-20 NASB
    19 “Go therefore and make disciplines of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and the Holy Spirit,
    20 teaching them to observe all that I commanded you; and behold I am with you always, to the end of the age.”

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