SSMT 2017: Verse 9!

Hi Siestas!
I pray that each of you have great delight in your memory work!

img_8106I am pretty much positive I am not the only “planner” in this SSMT group. right? My life is busy in every direction, I need a plan. But also I do dearly love a plan. I like a plan for my family, for myself, and of course for a team project, which all my co-workers would be quick to smile and confirm – actually I like a plan for doing nothing. But, I bet like many of you, my plans don’t always land as expected. Truly, there have been occasions when I leave my house with my nice neat plan for the day and by the time I make my very short drive to the office, my plan has morphed into a totally different direction. Then I come face to face with the choice of believing: failure (of my plans) or faith (in His plans).

This simple verse has engulfed my soul! God is faithful to us in the details of life, the steps we take and He has the perfect plan.

Sabrina Moore from Houston, Texas:

“People can plan what they want to do, but it is the LORD who guides their steps.”
Proverbs 16:9 (ERV)

As I looked up a ton of different translations I loved the revealing truth about “my plans.” What looks like a direction or an action item, actually begins with my heart, my thoughts, my needs.

This I know, I need Him!
This I pray, Lord, You lead.

Praying His faithful guiding steps bless you and your days!

Love, Sabrina


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  1. 901
    KIM CLARKE says:

    Kim from Fort Worth, TX

    “If I rise on the wings of the dawn, if I setle on the far side of the sea,”

    Psalms 139:9 NIV

  2. 902
    Sharon says:

    Sharon from the United States

    For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart. (Hebrews 4:12 ESV)

  3. 903
    Brittany Kay says:

    Brittany Kay, Port Orange, FL: For every kind of beast and bird, of reptile and sea creature, can be tamed and has been tamed by mankind, -James 3:7 ESV

  4. 904
    Erica Oursland says:

    Erica from Kalispell, MT: “With all wisdom and understanding, he made known to us the mystery of his will according to his good pleasure, which he purposed in Christ.” Ephesians 1:8-9 NIV

  5. 905
    Pam says:

    Pam from NC

    John 7:38 NIV
    “Whoever believes in me, as Scripture has said, rivers of living water will flow from within them.”

  6. 906
    Teri in TN says:

    Teri Wymore in Millington, TN

    He shows those who aren’t proud how to do what is right.
    He teaches them his ways. Psalm 25:9 NIRV

  7. 907
    Becky says:

    Becky, Alberta, Canada

    “People can plan what they want to do, but it is the LORD who guides their steps.”
    Proverbs 16:9 (ERV)

  8. 908
    Donna Hopkins says:

    I love this verse from Proverbs. I had nevet read it before
    but it really touched me. I have had a hard year this year
    having had both breast cancer and skin cancer, but the
    Lord had truly been my strength and shield through it all. I
    found out last week that I have a rare eye disease and need
    two surgeries, but the Lord on my side I know I can
    make it.
    My verse comes from Proverbs 3:5-6
    Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your
    own understanding; in all ways acknowledge Him
    and he will make your paths straight.
    Donna Hopkins

  9. 909
    Deb Whittemore says:

    Deb in Windsor, CT:

    “For the word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart.” – Hebrews 4:12, NIV

  10. 910
    Patricia L Egbert says:

    Patti Egbert, Brush Prairie,WA

    “And He will wipe away every tear from their eyes; and there will no longer be any death; there will no longer be any mourning or crying, or pain; the first things have passed away.” Revelation 21:4 (NASB)

  11. 911
    Dawn says:

    Dawn – Pampa, TX

    The Lord will fight for you; you need only to be still.
    Exodus 14:14

  12. 912
    Simone M. says:

    Simone M. ~ Houma,LA
    They that sow in tears shall reap in joy.
    Psalms 126:5 KJV

  13. 913
    Cheryl says:

    from Everett, PA
    “For the sun rises with a scorching wind and withers the grass; and its flower falls off and the beauty of its appearance is destroyed; so too the rich man in the midst of his pursuits will fade away.” James 1:11 NASB

  14. 914
    Tia Lorentzen says:

    2 Timothy 2:12 NIV

    …if we endure, we will also reign with him.
    If we disown him, he will also disown us;

  15. 915
    Kathi Griffin says:

    Kathi Griffin, Macon, GA: You then, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus. And the things you have heard me say in the presence of many witnesses entrust to reliable men who will also be qualified to teach others. Endure hardship with us like a good soldier of Christ Jesus. No one serving as a soldier gets involved in civilian affairs-he wants to please his commanding officer. 2 Timothy 2:1-4.

  16. 916
    Jan says:

    Jan Cleburne, TX

    “God is my strength and power, And He makes my way perfect.”
    2 Samuel 2:33 (NKJV)

  17. 917
    Leslie Clay says:

    Leslie Clay, Houston

    Col. 3:13

    Bear with each other
    And forgive whatever grievances
    You may have against one another.
    Forgive as the Lord forgave you.

  18. 918
    Antoinette says:

    Antoinette, Hoofddorp, the Netherlands
    Laat geslacht na geslacht van Uw schepping verhalen, Uw machtige daden verkondigen. Laten zij spreken over de glorie van Uw majesteit, ook ik wil uw wonderen bekend maken.
    Psalm 145:4,5 (NBV)

  19. 919
    Casey Hale says:

    Casey Hale, Grapevine, Texas

    Psalm 25:9 – CEB
    “God guides the weak to justice, teaching them his way.”

  20. 920
    Lynnette Gulley says:

    Lynnette from Spring, TX – Happy May!!!

    Hebrews 10:23 NIV
    Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful.

  21. 921
    Kayla says:

    Kayla from Morgantown, WV. “Fear of man will prove to be a snare, but whoever trusts in the Lord is kept safe.”
    ‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭29:25‬ ‭NIV‬‬

  22. 922
    Janet says:

    Janet from Bemus Point, NY

    “Stop trusting in mere humans, who have but a breath in their nostrils. Why hold them in esteem?” Isaiah 2:22(NIV)

    And in French:
    “Arretez de placer votre confiance dans l’etre humain! Sa vie n’est qu’un souffle! Quelle est en effet sa valeur?” Esaie 2:22 (SG21)

  23. 923
    Eleanor Moskovitz says:

    Memphis, TN

    II Timothy 1:14

    By the Holy Spirit who dwells within us, guard the good deposit entrusted to you

  24. 924
    Kerry says:

    Kerry from Houston, TX

    For the eyes of the Lord move to and fro throughout the earth that He may strongly support those whose heart is completely His.

    2 Chronicles 16:9

  25. 925
    Rhonda Rowe says:

    Rhonda Rowe, Kingston, OKlahoma

    ” Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful”.

    Colossians 4:2 (NIV)

  26. 926
    cathy robinson says:

    Cathy Robinson Chester, UK

    so where the river flows everything will live.

    Ezekiel 47:9b NIV

  27. 927
    Sandra Mauldin says:

    Sandra, Rock Hill, SC

    who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves have received from God.

    2 Cor. 1:4 NIV

  28. 928
    Wendy Pehrson says:

    Wendy from Buckeye, AZ: “The mind of man plans his way, But the Lord directs his steps.” Proverbs 16:9 NASB

  29. 929
    Sharon Lee says:

    Sharon Lee, Riverside, Ca.

    “Martha, Martha,” the Lord answered, “You are worried and upset

    about many things, but only one thing is needed. Mary has chosen

    what is better, and it will not be taken away from her.”

    Luke 10:41,42 NIV

  30. 930
    Miriam says:

    The Lord is good to all, and his mercy is over all that he has made.
    Ps 145:8 ESV

  31. 931
    Sharon Whitledge says:

    Sharon Little Rock “She is clothed with strength and dignity, and she laughs without fear of the future.”

    — Proverbs 31:25

  32. 932
    connie haines says:

    Connie from Elgin Tx

    John 15:7 NIV

    If you remain in me and my words remain in you, ask whatever you wish and it will be done for you.

  33. 933
    Sharon Mills says:

    Sharon Mills
    Henderson, NV
    Colossians 3:23-24
    “Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters,since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving.”

  34. 934
    Lora Tiano says:

    Lora – Kernersville, NC – “Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good.” NIV Romans 12:9

  35. 935
    Elizabeth Mitchell says:

    Elizabeth Mitchell- living in Haverhill, England- John 13:34 (AMPC) “I give you a new commandment: that you should love one another. Just as I have loved you, so you too should love one another.”

  36. 936
    Heather Glover says:

    Heather Glover from Northern Ireland.

    Psalm 33 v 6&7

    By the word of the Lord the heavens were made, and all the host of them by the breath of His mouth
    He gathers the waters of the sea together as a heap;
    He lays up the deep in storehouses. (NKJV)

  37. 937
    Gina Ables says:

    Gina Ables-Newnan, GA – Psalms 16:11 (ESV)
    You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.

  38. 938
    Kelei says:

    Kelei Liggett. Iowa Park, Texas
    Romans 15:4 NIV
    For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through endurance and the encouragement of the scriptures we might have hope.

  39. 939
    Susan says:

    Susan, Wynne

    15 For we do not have a high priest who is unable to empathize with our weaknesses, but we have one who has been tempted in every way, just as we are—yet he did not sin. Hebrews 4:15 (NIV)

  40. 940
    Vickie Bartnicki says:

    Vickie from Brownstown, Mi. Awake to righteousness, and sin not; for some have not the knowledge of God: I speak this to your shame. I Corinthians 15:34 KJV

  41. 941
    Leslie Hudson says:

    Leslie Hudson, Corvallis, OR:
    God’s voice is glorious in the thunder. We can’t even imagine the greatness of His power.
    Job 37:5 NIV

  42. 942
    Sarah Marion says:

    Sarah, Christina, Esther May and Janie Marion Wenatchee, WA

    “He has saved us and called us to a holy life—not because of anything we have done but because of his own purpose and grace. This grace was given us in Christ Jesus before the beginning of time,”

    2 Timothy 1:9 NIV

  43. 943
    Marilyn says:

    Marilyn – Alton, IA “He guides the humble in what is right and teaches them His way.” Psalm 25 : 9 NIV

  44. 944
    Jackie says:

    Jackie, Parker, CO
    “Who lends his money without usury and does not accept a bribe against the innocent. He who does these things will never be shaken.” Psalm 15:5 NIV

  45. 945
    Paula Faulkner says:

    Paula from Fort Madison,
    “People can plan what they want to do, but it is the Lord who guides their steps” Proverbs 16:9 ERV

  46. 946
    Cara Railey says:

    Cara Railey, Springfield, Missouri: “Commit your way to the Lord; trust in Him, and He will act.” Psalm 37:5 HCSB

  47. 947
    Roni Ash Long says:

    Roni- Demopolis, Alabama- “You will keep in perfect peace all who trust in you whose thoughts are fixed on you. NLT Isaiah 26:3

  48. 948
    Ashley Asselta says:

    Ashley Asselta from Waco, TX:
    “making known to us the mystery of his will, according to his purpose, which he set forth in Christ”
    ‭‭Ephesians‬ ‭1:9‬ ‭ESV

  49. 949
    Chris Robertson says:

    Chris Robertson from Fort Wayne,IN
    He guides the humble in what is right and teaches them His way. Psalm 25:9 NIV

  50. 950
    Heather says:

    Heather from Cypress, TX
    Therefore God exalted him to the highest place and gave him the name that is above every name,
    Phil 2:9 NIV

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