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. 3251
    Trish says:

    Isaiah 43:1 ESV
    Trish, Virginia Beach

    But now thus says the Lord,he who created you, O Jacob, he who formed you O Israel: “Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine.

  2. 3252
    Lori from Gorman says:

    “O my God, in You I [have unwavering] trust [and I rely on You with steadfast confidence], Do not let me be ashamed or my hope in You be disappointed; Do not let my enemies triumph over me.”
    ‭‭PSALM‬ ‭25:2‬ ‭AMP‬‬

  3. 3253
    Kayce Dodd says:

    Kayce from Gorman TX
    “O my God, in You I [have unwavering] trust [and I rely on You with steadfast confidence], Do not let me be ashamed or my hope in You be disappointed; Do not let my enemies triumph over me.”
    ‭‭PSALM‬ ‭25:2‬ ‭AMP‬‬

  4. 3254
    Terry Bobbitt says:

    Terry from Jasper, Georgia
    We always give thanks to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we pray for you, since we heard about your faith in Christ Jesus and the love that you have for all the saints. Colossians 1:3-4 NET

  5. 3255
    Debbie Davis says:

    Let us lay aside the weight and sins that easily entangles us, and run with endurance the race that is set before us.
    Hebrews 12:1

  6. 3256
    Pam Rose says:

    Pam Rose, Mentor on the Lake, OH. “Bear one anothers burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ. Galations 6:2 NKJV

  7. 3257
    Leesha Sullivan says:

    Leesha Sullivan from Social Circle, Georgia

    For I know the plans I have for you declares the LORD, plans to prosper you,” and not to harm you, “plans to give you hope and a future. Jeremiah 29:ll. NIV

  8. 3258
    Emily Lawyer says:

    Arlington, VA

    Your commandments give me understanding; no wonder I hate every false way of life. Psalms 119:104 NLT

  9. 3259
    Tina says:

    Tina, Panama City Fl, Don’t worry about anything, instead pray about everything. Tell God what you need and thank him for all he has done. Philippians 4:6 NLT

  10. 3260
    Donna Chadwell says:

    Donna Chadwell, corbin, Ky
    He heals the broken hearted and binds up their wounds. Psalm 147:3 ESV

  11. 3261
    Leatha Veronie says:

    And in Him, bodily, lives the fullness of all that God is. And it is union with Him
    that you have been made full – He is the head of every rule and authority.
    Colossians 2:9-10. CJB

  12. 3262
    Deb says:

    Debbie from Independence, KS: “Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy set before him endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.” Hebrews 12:2 NIV

  13. 3263
    Kim says:

    Kim, Argyle TX, 1 Thessalonians 5:2-3: For you yourselves are aware the day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night. While people are saying there is “peace and security” sudden destruction will come upon them like labor pains to a pregnant woman, they will not escape.

  14. 3264
    Carolyn says:

    Isaiah 60:2 (NKJV)

    “For behold, the darkness shall cover the earth, and deep darkness the people; but the LORD will arise over you; and His glory will be seen upon you.”

    Wheaton, IL

  15. 3265
    Lily Green says:

    Lily Green, Wiesbaden, Germany:

    “I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my loving eye on you.” Psalm 32:8 (NIV)

  16. 3266
    Tricia says:

    Tricia from cincinnati, oh: psalm 118:24 niv this is the day that the Lord has made let us rejoice and be glad in it!

  17. 3267
    Tammy Franklin says:

    “The LORD your God, who goes before you, He will fight for you, according to all He did for you in Egypt before your eyes, and in the wilderness where you saw how the LORD your God carried you, as a man carries his son, in all the way that you went until you came to this place.’”
    ‭‭Deuteronomy‬ ‭1:30-31‬ ‭NKJV‬‬
    Tammy….Athens, Ga.

  18. 3268
    Kathy Wetherington says:

    Kathy Wetherington, Englewood, FL “So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” Isaiah 41:10 NIV

  19. 3269
    Sandra Tenharmsel says:

    Sandra from Holland, MI:

    “I have been crucified with Christ, it is not longer I who live but Christ who lives in me; and the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God who loved me and gave Himself for me.” Gal.2:20. ESV

  20. 3270
    Mandy McIntosh says:

    Mandy from Argo, 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.
    2 Timothy 1:3

  21. 3271
    Candy Warren says:

    Psalm 91:2 (NKJV) I will say of the Lord, He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in Him I will trust.

  22. 3272
    Diane Ward says:

    Diane from Spring, Texas:

    The LORD make his face to shine upon you and be gracious to you. Numbers 6:25 ESV

  23. 3273
    Missie Ables says:

    Missie Marble Falls, TX

    “Rise up; come to our help! Redeem us for the sake of your steadfast love.” Psalm 44:26 ESV

  24. 3274
    Addie Ables says:

    Addie Marble Falls, TX

    “O Lord, You have searched me and known me! You know when I sit down and when I rise up. You discern my thoughts from afar.” Psalm 139:1-2 ESV

  25. 3275
    Gerri Thorsgard says:

    This is what the Lord says: stand at the crossroads and look; ask for the ancient paths, ask where the good way is, and walk in it, and you will find rest for your soul. ” Jeremiah 6 :16

  26. 3276
    Molly Bryant says:

    Molly Bryant from Jay, Oklahoma.
    1 Peter 3:1 HCSB
    “In the same way, wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands so that, even if some disobey the Christian message, they may be won over without a message by the way their wives live”

  27. 3277
    Joanna Foss says:

    Joanna Foss from Jay, Oklahoma

    Job 38:2
    2 “Who is this that obscures my plans
    with words without knowledge?”

  28. 3278
    Darcy says:

    Darcy from Great Falls, MT
    “Unless the LORD builds the house, those who build it labor in vain. Unless the LORD watches over the city, the watchman stays awake in vain.” -Psalm 127:1

  29. 3279
    Melinda says:

    Melinda from Madison MS, “Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds” James 1:2 NIV

  30. 3280
    Deb Dickerson says:

    So here’s what I want you to do, God helping you: take your everyday, ordinary life – your sleeping, eating, going-to-work, walking-around life – and place it before God as an offering. Embracing what God does for you is the best thing you can do for Him. Romans 12:1 Msg

  31. 3281

    Lyli, Fort Lauderdale:

    “A wise man will hear and increase learning, and a man of understanding will attain wise counsel” (Proverbs 1:5, NKJV).

  32. 3282
    Connie Beck says:

    May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him. Romans 15:13 NIV

  33. 3283
    Stacie says:

    Stacie, Dayton, Ohio
    Proverbs 4:25
    Let your eyes look straight ahead; fix your gaze directly before you. NIV

  34. 3284
    Peggy Willmon Midland, TX says:

    Hebrews 11:1
    Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see.
    Hebrews 11:1 NIV

  35. 3285
    Donna says:

    Logansport, IN
    For God, who said, “Light shall shine out of darkness,” is the One who has shone in our hearts to give the Light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Christ. (‭2 Corinthians‬ ‭4‬:‭6‬ NASB)

  36. 3286
    Gail says:

    Gail from Pittsburgh, PA “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink, or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more important than food and the body more important than clothes?” Matthew 7:25 (NIV)

  37. 3287
    Beth P says:

    Beth P, Roswell, GA

    “Let your conversation be gracious and attractive so that you will have the right response for everyone.”

    Colossians 4:6 NLT

  38. 3288
    Claire B says:

    Claire B, Roswell, GA

    “Let your conversation be gracious and attractive so that you will have the right response for everyone.”

    Colossians 4:6 NLT

  39. 3289
    Cynda Baldini says:

    Cynda from COlorado Springs. “Now the goal of our instruction is love that comes from a pure heart, a good conscience and a sincere faith.
    1Tim 1:5. HCSB

  40. 3290
    Joyce says:

    Joyce from Houston, TX
    “When I am afraid I will trust in you” Psalm 56:3 NIV

  41. 3291
    alFaith65 says:

    Ana from Fairfax, Virginia
    Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil. Ephesians 6:11 (ESV)

  42. 3292
    Amy says:

    Amy, Arlington, VA: “I will say to the Lord, ‘My refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.'” Psalms 91:2 ESV

  43. 3293
    Jamie Rindt says:

    Jamie, Crossett, AR:
    2 Thessalonians 1:6 “since it is a righteous thing with God to repay with tribulation those who trouble you,”
    2 Thes 1:6 NKJV

  44. 3294
    Shannon Eddleman says:

    Consider it pure joy my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. James 1:2-3 NIV

  45. 3295
    Julie Gresham says:

    Julie Gresham from Jackson, MS
    “Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights who does not change like shifting shadows.” James 1:17 NIV

  46. 3296
    Ashley Schroeder says:

    Ashley Schroeder from Georgetown, TX: All praise to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. It is by his great mercy that we have been born again, because God raised Jesus Christ from the dead. Now we live with great expectation, – 1 Peter 1:3 NLT

  47. 3297
    Angie says:

    Angie B from Wentzville, MO

    I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my loving eye on you. Psalm 32:8 (NIV)

  48. 3298
    Vivian says:

    Vivian, Birmingham, Alabama

    And He is the radiance of His glory and the exact representation of His nature, and upholds all things by the word of His power. Hebrews 1:3 NASB

  49. 3299
    Ann Thrash-Trumbo says:

    Ann, Cataula, GA

    …But God shows undeserved kindness to everyone. That’s why He appointed Christ Jesus to choose you to share in His eternal glory. You will suffer for a while, but God will make you complete, steady, strong, and firm.
    1 Peter 5:10, NLT

  50. 3300
    Esther says:

    Esther, Jonesborough, TN. Ezekiel 34:15-16 ESV. I myself will be the shepherd of my sheep and I myself will make them lie down, declares the Lord GOD. I will seek the lost, and I will bring back the strayed, and I will bind up the injured, and I will strengthen the weak, and the fat and the strong I will destroy. I will feed them in justice.

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