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. 3601
    Beverly Wegner says:

    Beverly -Jackson, TN

    “my body faints for You in a land that is dry, desolate,
    and without water.”

    – Psalm 63:1b HCSB

  2. 3602
    Beverly Wegner says:

    Beverly – Jackson, TN

    “So I gaze on You in the Sanctuary
    to see Your Strength and Your Glory.”

    – Psalm 63:2 HCSB

  3. 3603
    Beverly Wegner says:

    Beverly – Jackson, TN

    “My lips will glorify You because Your faithful love
    is better than life.”

    – Psalm 63:3 HCSB

  4. 3604
    Beverly Wegner says:

    Beverly – Jackson, TN

    “So I will praise You as long as I live; at Your
    Name, I will lift up my hands.”

    – Psalm 63:4 HCSB

  5. 3605
    Beverly Wegner says:

    Beverly – Jackson, TN

    “You satisfy me with rich food; my mouth will
    Praise You with joyful lips.”

    – Psalm 63:5 HCSB

  6. 3606
    Peggy says:

    Peggy, Yorktown VA

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

  7. 3607
    Sue Price says:

    For by it the elders obtained a good report.
    Hebrews 11:2

  8. 3608
    Debbie says:

    Psalm 28:7
    The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart
    trusts in him, and I am helped. My heart leaps for
    joy and I will give him in song. NIV

  9. 3609
    Jennine says:

    For we all stumble in many ways. And if anyone does not stumble in what he says, he is a perfect man, able also to bridle his whole body.

    James 3:2 ESV

  10. 3610
    Lori J says:

    Lori J, Upper Marlboro MD
    In Him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace
    Ephesians 1:7 NIV

  11. 3611
    Julianne Jones says:

    Julianne Jones from Olathe, Ks. I have told you these things, so that u may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world. John 16:33. NIV

  12. 3612
    Rebecca Baker says:

    Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God. 2 Cor. 1:3-4

  13. 3613

    Sarah Caldwell from North Richland HIlls, TX:

    Proverbs 14:23 (NIV):

    All hard work brings a profit, but mere talk leads only to poverty.

  14. 3614
    Kate says:

    Fort Smith, AR
    “I love the Lord because He has heard my appeal for mercy.”
    ‭‭Psalms‬ ‭116:1‬ ‭HCSB‬‬

  15. 3615
    Elizabeth says:

    Fort Smith, AR
    “They took palm branches and went out to meet Him. They kept shouting: “Hosanna! He who comes in the name of the Lord is the blessed One – the King of Israel! ”
    John 12:13 HCSB

  16. 3616
    Bella says:

    Fort Smith, AR
    “You satisfy me with rich food; my mouth will
    Praise You with joyful lips.”
    Psalm 63:5 HCSB

  17. 3617
    Sharon J. says:

    Sharon Modesto, ca
    Phillipians 1:9 NIV

    And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight.

  18. 3618
    Emily Jordan says:

    Emily Virginia Beach, VA

  19. 3619
    Emily Jordan says:

    Emily, Virginia Beach, VA
    There is one body and one spirit, just as you were called to one hope when you were called; one Lord, one faith, one baptism, one God and Father of all, who is over all, and through all and in all.
    Ephesians 4: 4-6 NIV

  20. 3620
    Lydia Thrift says:

    Lydia Thrift, Gadsden, Alabama

    “He sets the barren woman in her home as a happy mother of children. Praise the Lord.”

    Psalm 113:9 NIV 1984

  21. 3621
    Carolyn Curry says:

    Verse 8

    So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen. For what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal. —2 CORINTHIANS 4:18

  22. 3622
    Julianne Jones says:

    Julianne Jones from Olathe,Ks. Teach me to do your will, for u r my God ; may your spirit lead me on level ground. Psalms 143 : 10. NIV

  23. 3623
    Sarah Miller says:

    Sarah Miller, Dallas, Texas, “You know when I sit down and when I rise up; you discern my thoughts from afar.” Psalms‬ ‭139:2‬ ‭ESV‬‬

  24. 3624
    Rebecca Baker says:

    Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times in every way. The Lord be with you all. 2 Thess. 3:16

  25. 3625
    Frances Tovey says:

    John, to the seven churches in Asia:Grace to you and peace from
    Him who is who was and who is to come and from the seven spirits who are before His throne. (Revelation 1:4 ESV)

  26. 3626
    Frances Tovey says:

    and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of the kings on earth. To Him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by His blood and made us a kingdom, priests to His God and Father, to Him be glory and dominion forever and ever. Amen. (Revelation 1:5-6 ESV)

  27. 3627
    Alicia Gilbert says:

    Alicia Gilbert,
    Haysville, Kansas

    I am reposting my second verse because I can’t find my original post…..

    Zephaniah 3:17

    The Lord your God is with You
    The mighty warrior who saves.
    He will take great delight in you,
    In His love he will no longer rebuke you
    but will rejoice over you with singing.

  28. 3628
    Natalie says:

    Natalie, Austin, Tx Gal 5:5
    But by faith we eagerly await through the spirit of righteousness for which we hope.

  29. 3629
    Susan Bucher says:

    Susan Bucher, Fort Worth. The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy, I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full. John 10:10 NIV

  30. 3630
    Rebecca Baker says:

    The Lord delights in those who fear him, who put their hope in his unfailing love. Ps. 147:11

  31. 3631
    Rebecca Baker says:

    Teach me your way Lord; that I may rely on your faithfulness;
    give me an undivided heart, that I may fear your name.
    Ps. 86:11

  32. 3632
    Julie says:

    Pittsburgh, PA

    “Instead, his delight is in the Lord’s instruction and he meditates on it day and night.”
    Psalm 1:2 HCSB

  33. 3633
    Esther says:

    Esther in Frisco TX
    “And it is my prayer that your love may abound more and more, with knowledge and all discernment,” Philippians 1:9 ESV

  34. 3634
    Frances Tovvey says:

    First of all then I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, for kings, and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way. (1 Timothy 2:1-2 ESV)

  35. 3635
    Rebecca Baker says:

    Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. Ps. 51:10

  36. 3636
    nicole FC, FL says:

    “Speak comfort to Jerusalem, and cry out to her, That her warefare is ended, That her iniquity is pardoned; For she has recieved from the Lord’s hand
    Double all her sins.”

    Isaiah 40:2

  37. 3637
    Frances Tovey says:

    Let no unwholesome word proceed from your mouth, but only such a word as is good for edification according to the need of the moment, so that it will give grace to those who hear. (Ephesians 4:29 ESV)

  38. 3638
    Frances Tovey says:

    And Isaiah is very bold and says, “I was found by those who did not seek me, I became manifest to those who did not ask for me.” (Romans 10:20, NAS)

  39. 3639
    Jody says:

    Jody from Housston, TX
    But in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect.
    1 Peter 3:15.

  40. 3640
    Rebecca Baker says:

    Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Mt. 28:19

  41. 3641
    Frances Tovey says:

    Who shall bring any charge against God’s elect? It is God who justifies. Who is to condemn? Christ Jesus is the one who died-more than that, who was raised-who is at the right hand of God, who indeed is interceding for us. (Romans 8:33-34 ESV)

  42. 3642
    Cindy says:

    Cindy, Beaumont TX. God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Psalm 46:1 NKJV

  43. 3643
    Rebecca B says:

    The Lord is good, a refuge in times of trouble,
    He cares for those who trust in him
    Nahum 1:7

  44. 3644
    Rebecca B says:

    Not only that, but we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, and hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us. Rom. 5:3-5

  45. 3645
    Carolyn says:


    “At that time you won’t need to ask me for anything. I tell you the truth, you will ask the Father directly, and he will grant your request because you use my name.”
    ‭‭John‬ ‭16:23‬ ‭NLT‬‬

  46. 3646
    Linda Smith says:

    Linda, The Woodlands, TX
    “And the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ, after you have suffered a little while, will himself restore you & make you strong, firm & steadfast.”
    1 Peter 5:10(NIV)

  47. 3647
    Rebecca B says:

    Don’t fear, because I am with you; don’t be afraid, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, I will surely help you, I will hold you with my righteous strong hand. Is. 41:10 CEB

  48. 3648

    Bev Brandon, Austin Texas

    “Little by little, I will drive them out from before you until you have increased and possessed.” Exodus 23:30 ESV

  49. 3649
    Carolyn Curry says:

    Verse #16

    “Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven.”
    —Luke 6:37

  50. 3650
    Frances Tovey says:

    Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness. For we do not know what to pray for as we ought, but the Spirit Himself intercedes for us with groanings to deep for words. (Romans 8:26 ESV)

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