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. 2951
    Cathy Griffis says:

    Oh, Verse 2 I am late!
    Cathy from Portland, OR

    By faith we understand that the universe was formed at Gods command, so that what is seen was not made out of what was visible. HEB 11:3 NIV

    Prayers to all today!

  2. 2952
    Lydia says:

    Lydia, Alabama
    “Devote yourselves to prayer with an alert mind and a thankful heart. Colossians 4:2 NLT

  3. 2953
    Apryl says:

    Apryl Raleigh, NC
    Commit thy works unto the Lord, and thy thoughts shall be established. Proverbs 16:3 KJV

  4. 2954
    Melody Barbour says:

    Melody, Florence, KY – Hebrews 9:3-4
    3 Behind the second curtain was a room called the Most Holy Place, 4 which had the golden altar of incense and the gold-covered ark of the covenant. This ark contained the gold jar of manna, Aaron’s staff that had budded, and the stone tablets of the covenant.

  5. 2955
    Jamie says:

    Jamie, Dallas, TX. “God is in the midst of her; she will not be moved; God will help her in early dawn.” Psalm 46:5 MEV

  6. 2956
    Kathy from Bonney Lake, WA says:

    Roll your works upon the Lord [ commit and trust them wholly to him; he will cause your thoughts to become agreeable to his will, and] so shall your plans be established and succeed. Proverbs 16:3 Amplified

  7. 2957
    DAnna Nowack says:

    D’Anna Nowack
    New Braunfels, Tx.

    2 Timothy 1:12 (NIV)
    That is why I am suffering as I am. Yet this is no cause for shame, because I know whom I have believed, and am convinced he is able to guard that which I have entrusted to him until that day.

  8. 2958
    Catherine says:

    Catherine McConnell, Toronto, Ontario Canada
    “The most important one,” answered Jesus, “is this: ‘Hear, 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 mind and with all your strength.’ The second is this: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no commandment greater than these.” Mark 12:29 – 31 NIV

  9. 2959
    Kathy Meritt says:

    Kathy Meritt from Nixa, MO “The grass withers, the flowers fade; but the Word of our God remains forever.” Isaiah 40:8 HCSB

  10. 2960
    Molly S says:

    Molly Woodbury, MN
    Romans 4:20-21 ESV
    No unbelief made him waver concerning the promise of God, but he grew strong in his faith as he gave glory to God, fully convinced that God was able to do what he had promised.

  11. 2961
    Randi says:

    Randi from Manassas, VA
    Proverbs 12:16, NIV

    “A fool shows his annoyance at once, but a prudent man overlooks an insult.”

  12. 2962
    Brooke says:

    Brooke, Mobile AL
    “But because my servant Caleb has a different spirit and follows me wholeheartedly, I will bring him into the land he went to, and his descendants will inherit it.”
    ‭‭Numbers‬ ‭14:24‬ ‭NIV‬‬

  13. 2963
    Linda from Austin says:

    The world and it’s desires pass away, but the man who does the will of God, lives forever.
    1 John 2:17 NIV

  14. 2964
    Sara rogers says:

    Sara Rogers, New Orleans, LA

    “…to an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for you,”
    1 Peter 1:4, ESV

  15. 2965
    Cheryl Fuller says:

    Cheryl from Austin, Texas
    14 Do all things without grumbling or disputing; 15 so that you will prove yourselves to be blameless and innocent, children of God above reproach in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you appear as lights in the world, Philippians 2:14-15 NASB

  16. 2966
    Tanya Inman says:

    Tanya – Tuscumbia, AL
    May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope. Romans 15:13 (ESV)

  17. 2967
    Kelley says:

    Kelley Prattville, Al Since we live by the Spirit, let us keep in step with the Spirit. Galatians 5:25 NIV

  18. 2968
    Marsha Middleton says:

    Marsha, Lee’s Summit MO
    For by it the elders obtained a good testimony. By faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that the things which are seen were not made of things which are visible. Hebrews 11:2-3 NKJ

  19. 2969
    Krystal says:

    Krystal from Houston, TX:

    “What am I doing in the meantime, Lord? Hoping, that’s what I’m doing-hoping.” -Psalm 39:7 (MSG)

  20. 2970
    Tammy says:

    But God forbid that I should boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world.

    Gal. 6:14 NKJV

  21. 2971
    Anita Thompson says:

    Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rarher, in humility value others above yourselves, Phillipians 2:3 (NIV)

  22. 2972
    Barbara Clark says:

    Psalm 143;10
    Teach me to do your will, for you are my God, ma your good Spirit lead me on level ground.

    My prayer each day is to do God’s will. That is the best way to live each day.

  23. 2973
    Renea Bentley says:

    Renea Bentley from Hendersonville TN
    Colossians 4:6 Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone.

  24. 2974
    Cheryl says:

    I commit! Cheryl from Lebanon TN. “If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have a faith that can move mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing”. 1 Corinthians 13:2

  25. 2975
    Lou says:

    You must make allowance for each other’s faults, and forgive the person who offends you. Remember, the Lord forgave you, so you must forgive others. Col 3:13 NLT

  26. 2976
    Mikelan Coleman says:

    Mikelan Overland Park, Kansas 1 Peter 4:10 NIV
    “Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms.”

  27. 2977
    Lorraine Figueroa says:

    Lorraine Figueroa, Tolleson AZ :
    They will be life for you, an ornament to grace your neck. Proverbs 3:22 NIV

  28. 2978
    Erin says:

    Erin from Oxnard, CA

    But I do more than thank. I ask – ask the God of our Master, Jesus Christ, the God of glory – to make you intelligent and discerning in knowing him personally, your eyes focused and clear, so that you can see exactly what it is he is calling you to do, grasp the immensity of this glorious way of life he has for Christians, oh, the utter extravagance of his work in us who trust him – endless energy, boundless strength!
    Ephesians 1: 17 – 19 MSG

  29. 2979
    Angela Hall says:

    Angie Hall, Spokane, WA “When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze.” Isaiah 43:2 ESV

  30. 2980
    Neta says:

    Romans 5:3-5 NRSV
    3 And not only that, but we[d] also boast in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, 4 and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, 5 and hope does not disappoint us, because God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit that has been given to us.

  31. 2981
    Laura Reimer says:

    Laura from Decatur IL

    Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you. Luke 6:27-28 NASB

  32. 2982
    Ashley Taylor says:

    Ashley Lawrenceville, GA
    I look up to the mountains— does my help come from there? My help comes from the Lord , who made heaven and earth!
    Psalms 121:1‭-‬2 NLT

  33. 2983
    Erin Ellison says:

    Erin from Littleton, CO” Those who know your name trust in you, for you, Lord, have never forsaken those who seek you.” Ps 9:10 NIV

  34. 2984
    Lacy says:

    Lacy, Eugene, OR. “Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, and into an inheritance that can never perish, spoil or fade – kept in heaven for you,” 1 Peter 1:3-4 (NIV)

  35. 2985
    Elizabeth says:

    Elizabeth, Wilmette, IL

    For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power, of love and of self-discipline.

    2 Timothy 1:7 NIV

  36. 2986
    Stephanie Teahn says:

    Stephanie Teahn of Lafayette, Oregon
    “Blessed is the one who listens to me, watching daily at my gates, waiting beside my doors.” Proverbs 8:34 (ESV)

  37. 2987
    Wanda says:

    Wanda from North Canton, Ohio
    In the beginning was the word and the word was with God and the word was God. He was with God in the beginning. John 1:1-2 NIV

  38. 2988
    Antoinette says:

    Antoinette uit Hoofddorp, Nederland
    Daarom beoordelen we vanaf nu niemand meer volgens de maatstaven van deze wereld; ook Christus niet, die we vroeger wel volgens die maatstaven beoordeelden.
    2 Korintiers 5: 17 (NBV)

  39. 2989
    AdeleAlys Spil says:

    AdeleAlys from Matthews NC
    Watch therefore, and pray always, that you may be accounted worthy to escape all these things that shall come to pass, and to stand before the Son of Man. Luke 21:36 King James 2000 Bible

  40. 2990
    Linda Parker says:

    Linda – Syracuse, NY; My soul makes its boast in the LORD;
    let the humble hear and be glad.” Psalm 34:2 ESV

  41. 2991
    Kim says:

    Kim from Holly Springs, NC
    Ephesians 3:21
    To him be the glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever! Amen

  42. 2992
    Anita says:

    Having gifts that differ according to the grace given to us, let us use them: if prophecy, in proportion to our faith if service, in our serving; the one who teaches, in his teaching Romans 12:6-7 (ESV)

  43. 2993
    Kari Turner says:

    Kari Turner
    Charlottesville, VA
    “Satisfy us in the morning with your unfailing love, that we may sing for joy and be glad all our days.”
    ‭‭Psalm‬ ‭90:14‬ ‭NIV‬‬

  44. 2994
    Dawn Winslow says:

    Dawn from Clever, MO

    “Let Your steadfast love comfort me according to Your promise to Your servant. 77 Let Your mercy come to me that I may live; for Your law is my delight.”
    Psalm 119:76-77 (ESV)

  45. 2995
    Leah Kirksey says:

    Leah Kirksey in Camden, Arkansas
    “Some of you will rebuild the deserted ruins of your cities. Then you will be known as a rebuilder of walls and a restorer of homes.”
    ‭‭Isaiah‬ ‭58:12‬ ‭NLT‬‬

  46. 2996
    Dani says:

    Dani, Cypress, Tx

    Therefore my dear brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always excelling in the Lord’s work, knowing that your labor in the Lord is not in vain.
    1 Corinthians 15:58

  47. 2997
    Nancy from Ethel says:

    Isaiah 40:31 NAS
    Yet those who wait for the Lord
    Will gain new strength
    They will mount up with wings like eagles
    They will run and not get tired
    They will walk and not becomne weary.

  48. 2998
    Jessica says:

    Jessica Telford, PA Proverbs 3:5 ESV ” Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding.”

  49. 2999
    Christy says:

    Christy, St. Clements, Ontario

    In the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God and the Word was God. John 1:1 NIV

  50. 3000
    Brooke Lorren says:

    Brooke from Athens, Ga

    Since, then you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.
    Colossians 3:1 NIV

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