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. 3451
    Shannon says:

    Shannon from Elsmere, KY But he delights in the law of the LORD, and on his law he meditates day and night Psalm 1:2 ESV

  2. 3452
    Melissa says:

    Dear brothers and sisters, when troubles of any kind come your way, consider it an opportunity for great joy. James 1:2 NLT

  3. 3453
    Lillian says:

    Lillian from Vermilion, OH
    “I am not saying this because I am in need, for I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances. I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want. I can do all this through him who gives me strength.” Philippians 4:11-13 (NIV)

  4. 3454
    Sherry says:

    Psalm 105:4

    Look to the Lord and his strength; seek his face always

  5. 3455
    Lisa Clements says:

    Lisa Jackson Tn “The Lord is my light and my salvation—
    whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life—
    of whom shall I be afraid? (Psalm 27:1 NIV)

  6. 3456

    Starting late!
    Michelle Muenich, (newly) from San Antonio, TX

    Psalm 31:2, NIV
    “Turn your ear to me,
    come quickly to my rescue;
    be my rock of refuge,
    a strong fortress to save me.”

  7. 3457
    Terri says:

    Terri Harrison Township, MI
    For it is written: he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways. Luke 4:10 and Psalm 91:11 NIV

  8. 3458
    Jewelene Hightower says:

    From Granby Mo
    No disicipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it .
    Hebrew 12:11

  9. 3459
    Carole Tucker says:

    Carole Tucker, Kerrville, Tx ” May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, O Lord, my rock and my redeemer. ” Psalm 19: 14. NIV.

  10. 3460
    Ann Cremar says:

    Ann Cremar
    Toledo , Ohio

    Indeed , let no one who waits on You be ashamed; Let those be ashamed who deal treacherously without cause. Psalms 25: 3 NKJV

  11. 3461
    Lisa Bodach says:

    Lisa from Wakarusa, IN: “therefore since through Gods mercy we have this ministry we do not lose heart” 2 Corinthians 4:1

  12. 3462
    Linda says:

    Gaylord, MI
    Colossians 3:16 “Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit, singing to God with gratitude in your hearts.” NIV

  13. 3463
    Dana says:

    Dana from Pace, FL

    He has sent me… to bestow upon them a crown of beauty for ashes, the oil of gladness instead of mourning, and a spirit of praise instead of a garment of despair.

    Isaiah 61:3 NIV

  14. 3464
    LeAnn Hudson says:

    LeAnn Hudson from Jay, Oklahoma is a little late posting…

    “For by it the people of old received their commendation.” Hebrews 11:2

  15. 3465
    Jenny says:

    Jenny – Midland, TX
    “Strive for peace with everyone, and for the holiness without which no one will see the Lord.”
    Hebrews 12:14 ESV

  16. 3466
    Kay Garrison says:

    Kay Garrison says, But He said to me,My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness. “Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses so that Christ’s power may rest on me. 2 Cor 12:9 ESV

  17. 3467
    Cathy says:

    Cathy, Chester, England

    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

  18. 3468
    Jenny says:

    Jenny, Charlotte, NC

    “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.”

    Romans 12:2, ESV

  19. 3469
    Molly Norwood says:

    Molly from Longview, Texas
    “Rejoice in hope; be patient in affliction; be persistent in prayer.”
    ‭‭Romans‬ ‭12:12‬ ‭HCSB‬‬

  20. 3470
    Mary Nichter says:

    “Neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.”
    Romans 8:39 (NIV)

  21. 3471
    Kaye Davis says:

    Kaye from Hamburg,AR

    And God is able to bless you abundantly, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work.  2 Corinthians 9:8 NIV

  22. 3472
    Tammy says:

    Psalm 62:6 nkjv “He only is my rock and my salvation;
    He is my defense;
    I shall not be moved.”

  23. 3473
    Marnie says:

    My verse two

    1 Peter 3:1-2
    “Wives, in the same way submit yourselves to your own husbands so that, if any of them do not believe the Word, they may be won over without words but by the behavior of their wives, when they see the purity and reverence of your lives.”

  24. 3474
    Leah says:

    Ecclesiastes 3:12—“There is nothing better for people than to be happy and to do good while they live.

  25. 3475
    Sheree Campbell says:

    Sheree, Phoenix, AZ
    “Let the words of my mouth and meditation of my heart be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, my rock and my redeemer” Psalm 19:14 NAS

  26. 3476
    tammy miller says:

    How sweet are your words to my taste sweeter than honey to my mouth
    . psalm 119 :103 esv

  27. 3477
    Jana Reser says:

    Jana Reser, Wilmington, Ohio
    Show me your ways, O Lord, teach me your paths, guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God my Savior and my hope is in you all day long.
    Psalm 25:4,5 NIV

  28. 3478
    Cindy Bridges says:

    Cindy Bridges, Shelby, NC

    Those who honor Me I will honor, but those who despise Me will be disdained.
    1 Samuel 2:30b NIV

  29. 3479
    Frances Tovey says:

    “I am the Alpha and the Omega, says the Lord, God, who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty.” Revelation 1:8 ESV

  30. 3480
    Nicole Ericksen says:

    “He heals the brokenhearted and bandages their wounds.”
    Psalms 147:3 NLT

  31. 3481
    Lara Taeuber says:

    Lara Taeuber Mckinney Texas Therefore, whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do everything for God’s glory. 1 Corinthians 10:31

  32. 3482
    Chaundel Holladay says:

    Chaundel Holladay
    Lake Forest, CA

    Hebrews 6:9a
    “We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure.”

  33. 3483
    Christy says:

    “A man’s mind plans his own way, but the Lord directs his steps.”
    Prov 16:9, RSV-CE

  34. 3484

    Bethany S.

    according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in the sanctification of the Sporit, for obedience to Jesus Christ and for sprinkling with his blood: May grace and peace be multiplied to you.
    1Peter1:2 (ESV)

  35. 3485
    Michelle Hodell says:

    These commandments that I give you today are to be upon your hearts. Impress them on your children. Deuteronomy 6:6, 7 NIV

  36. 3486
    Darlene Johnson says:

    “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.”
    Philippians 4:13 NKJV

  37. 3487
    Ora Dell Okie Murray says:

    ” For by faith you have been saved, it is a gift from God,not of works, lest anyone should boast.” Ephesians 2:8,9 NKJV

  38. 3488
    Connie Vorwald says:

    Connie Vorwald, Suffolk, VA
    Indeed, none who wait for you shall be put to shame;
    they shall be ashamed who are wantonly treacherous.

    Psalm 25:3

  39. 3489
    Paula Faulkner says:

    Paula from Fort Madison, Iowa, says

    “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
    Do not be afraid,
    O worm, Jacopb, O little Israel,
    for I myself will help you’, declares the Lord”

    Isaiah 41:13, 14

  40. 3490
    Sheri New says:

    Sheri New Atlanta, TX My soul shall make its boast in the Lord; The humble shall hear of it and be glad. Psalm 34:2 NKJV

  41. 3491
    Vickie from McKinney, TX says:

    Since we live by the Spirit, let us keep in step with the Spirit. (Galatians 5:25) (NIV)

  42. 3492
    Nancy says:

    Nancy, Virginia Beach
    If you seek the Lord your God, you will find him if you seek him with all your heart.
    – Deuteronomy 4:29 NIV

  43. 3493
    Ann says:

    Ann, Pawleys Island, SC
    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

  44. 3494
    Hannah Herndon says:

    Hannah, Nashville, TN

    Wives, in the same way submit yourselves to your own husbands so that, if any of them do not believe the word, they may be won over without words by the behavior of their wives,

    1 Peter 3:1 NIV

  45. 3495
    Melonie Richards, Denver says:

    “Yet I will rejoice in the Lord. I will be joyful in God my Savior.” Habakkuk 3:18

  46. 3496
    Donna says:

    Donna, Mt. Juliet, TN

    For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms.

    Ephesians 6:12 NIV

  47. 3497
    Julee Windmiller says:

    Julee Windmiller from Novi says:

    Psalm 19:8 The orders of the LORD are right; they make people happy. The commands of the LORD are pure; they light up the way. NCV

  48. 3498
    Karen says:

    Karen from Powell, OH

    Dear friends, I urge you, as aliens and strangers in the world, to abstain from sinful desires, which wage war against your souls.

    1 Peter 2:11 NIV

  49. 3499
    Renae Trujillo says:

    I commit! Renae from Albuquerque, NM:

    “He makes me to lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside the still waters.”
    Psalm 23:2 – NKJV

  50. 3500
    Sharon says:

    Sharon from the United States:

    Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. (Philippians 4:6 ESV)

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