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. 1051
    Cheryl says:

    John 14:16-18 NIV: And I will ask the Father and HE will give you another Counselor to be with you forever, the Spirit of Truth. The world can not accept Him, for it neither sees Him nor knows Him, but you know Him for He lives with you and will be in you. I will not leave you as orphans, but I will come to you.

  2. 1052
    Beth Collins, San Augustine, TX says:

    “and what is the exceeding greatness of His power toward us who believe, according to the working of His mighty power”
    ‭‭Ephesians‬ ‭1:19‬ ‭NKJV‬‬

  3. 1053
    Rachael Umstead says:

    Rachael from Union, Maine – 18 the eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that you may know what is the hope of His calling, what are the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints, 19 and what is the exceeding greatness of His power toward us who believe, according to the working of His mighty power 20 which He worked in Christ when He raised Him from the dead and seated Him at His right hand in the heavenly places, Ephesians 1:18-20

  4. 1054
    Jane Hurt says:

    Jane, Clinton, MS

    “Turn from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it.” Psalm 34:14 NIV

  5. 1055
    Kelsey says:

    Kelsey Richert ( and fiance John 95 days!!)
    Waverly Iowa
    ” If I rise on the wings of the dawn, If I settle on the far side of the sea,”
    Psalm 139:9

  6. 1056
    Gretchen Heilmann says:

    Gretchen, Gahanna, Ohio

    But we have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this all-surpassing power is from God and not from us.

    2 Corinthians 4:7 NIV

  7. 1057
    Georgina A says:

    Georgina A., Hyattsville, MD

    Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need. Hebrews 4:16

  8. 1058
    Lou Ann Smith says:

    Lou Ann Smith, McAllen, TX
    looking to Jesus, the founder and perfector of our faith,who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God.
    Hebrews 12:2 ESV

  9. 1059
    Rachel Cleveland says:

    Rachel from Adams, TN
    “The Lord is compasionate and gracious, slow to anger, abounding in love.” Ps 103:8 NIV

  10. 1060
    Gwen says:

    Gwen in Billings, MT:
    Romans 15:13 NIV
    May the God of Hope fill you with all Joy and Peace as you trust in Him.

  11. 1061
    Kathy from The Woodlands, TX says:

    I keep asking that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, may give you the spirit of wisdom and revelation, so that you may know him better. Ephesians 1:17 ESV

  12. 1062
    Mary Rodgers says:

    Mary Rodgers, Phenix City, AL: “Good and upright is the Lord; therefore he instructs sinners in his ways.” Psalm 25:8 NIV

  13. 1063
    Natalie says:

    Natalie, Houston
    “Remind them of these things, charging them before God not to fight about words; this is in no way profitable and leads to the ruin of the hearers.”
    ‭‭2 Timothy‬ ‭2:14‬ ‭HCSB‬‬

  14. 1064
    Judy Heindl says:

    Judy Heindl, Cottageville WV
    John 15:1 “I am the true vine, and my Father is the husbandman.”

  15. 1065
    Juliana Copenhaver says:

    I commit!! Julie from Lufkin Texas
    Proverbs 3:5 (NLT)

    Trust in the Lord with all your heart;

    do not depend on your own understanding.

    Proverbs 3:5 (NLT)

  16. 1066
    Ruth says:

    Ruth, Providence

    He has put all things under His feet and has made Him head over all things for the church, which is His body, the fullness of Him who fills all in all.

    Ephesians 1:22,23

  17. 1067
    Bethany Scott says:

    Bethany, Houston, TX
    “A tranquil heart is life to the body, but jealousy is rottenness to the bones.”
    Proverbs 14:30, HCSB

  18. 1068
    Tanya Isley says:

    Raleigh, NC

    Isaiah 41:9
    you whom I took from the ends of the earth,
    and called from its farthest corners,
    saying to you, “You are my servant,
    I have chosen you and not cast you off”;

  19. 1069
    kelly rogers says:

    Kelly from Andrews, TX

    Psalm 19:14 NIV

    Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in Thy sight, O Lord, my rock and Redeemer.

  20. 1070
    Donna Ellis says:

    Psalm 46:10New International Version (NIV)

    10 He says, “Be still, and know that I am God;
    I will be exalted among the nations,
    I will be exalted in the earth.”

  21. 1071
    Donna Ellis says:

    Donna Ellis, Marietta GA

    Psalm 46:10New International Version (NIV)

    10 He says, “Be still, and know that I am God;
    I will be exalted among the nations,
    I will be exalted in the earth.”

  22. 1072
    Allison says:

    Allison in Fort Worth, TX

    If I rise on the wings of the dawn,
    if I settle on the far side of the sea…

    Psalm 139:9 (NIV)

  23. 1073
    Bridget Jones says:

    Eph 4:32
    Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just at Christ forgave you.

  24. 1074
    Nancy Thomas says:

    Nancy from Birmingham, AL

    The brother in humble circumstances ought to take pride in his high position. But the one who is rich should take pride in his low position, because he will pass away like a wild flower. James 1:9-10 NIV

  25. 1075
    Heather Bryant says:

    Heather from Kennesaw, GA
    Proverbs 13:20 (NIV)
    “Walk with the wise & become wise. for a companion of fools suffers harm.”

  26. 1076
    Katrina Gagner says:

    Katrina from Wichita Falls, tx

    “Behold, I am the LORD, the God of all flesh. Is anything too hard for me?
    – Jeremiah 32:27 (ESV)

  27. 1077
    Alice Hinckley says:

    Alice Hinckley, Dallas, TX: “A man’s heart plans his way, But the Lord directs his steps.” Proverbs 16:9 NKJV

  28. 1078
    Yael Hernandez says:

    Yael Hernandez, New York, NY

    2 Timothy 7 NASB

    God did not give us a spirit of that makes us afraid but a spirit of power and love and self-control.

  29. 1079
    Susan Fisher says:

    Susan from TX
    He guides the humble in what is right and teaches them His way.
    Psalm 25:9 NIV

  30. 1080
    Pat says:

    Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. Psalm 51:10 NIV
    Crawfordsville, IN

  31. 1081
    Doreen Morris says:

    Psalm 27:1, NIV, “The LORD is my light and my salvation – whom shall I fear? The LORD is my stronghold of my life – of whom shall I be afraid?”
    Praise and Honor to my Lord Jesus Christ be being here beside me!

  32. 1082
    Jamie says:

    Jamie, Dallas, TX. “The fear of man brings a snare,
    But whoever trusts in the Lord shall be safe.” Proverbs 29:25 NKJV

  33. 1083
    Peggy Jenkins says:

    Peggy from Homer, IL
    “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.”
    ‭‭Romans‬ ‭15:13‬ ‭NIV‬‬

  34. 1084
    Jeri Cook says:

    Jeri from Missouri City, TX

    Psalm 29:10-11(NLT)

    The Lord rules over the floodwaters.
    The Lord reigns as King forever.
    The Lord gives His people strength.
    The Lord blesses them with peace.

  35. 1085
    Meredith says:

    Meredith from Lubbock, TX:

    “His divine power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who called us to his own glory and excellence,by which he has granted to us his precious and very great promises, so that through them you may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped from the corruption that is in the world because of sinful desire. For this very reason, make every effort to supplement your faith with virtue,and virtue with knowledge, and knowledge with self-control, and self-control with steadfastness, and steadfastness with godliness, and godliness with brotherly affection, and brotherly affection with love. For if these qualities are yours and are increasing, they keep you from being ineffective or unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.”
    2 Peter 1:3-8

  36. 1086
    Jeri Cook says:

    Jeri Cook from Missouri City, TX

    Psalm 29:10-11 (NLT)

    The Lord rules over the floodwaters.
    The Lord reigns as King forever.
    The Lord gives His people strength.
    The Lord blesses them with peace.

  37. 1087
    Megan Loscher says:

    Megan Loscher
    Quincy, IL

    Epaphras, who is one of you, a servant of Jesus Christ, greets you, always struggling on your behalf in his prayers, that you may stand mature and fully assured in all the will of god.
    Colossians 4:12 (ESV)

  38. 1088
    Vicky says:

    Vicky, from Phoenix, AZ:
    “I seek You with all my heart; do not let me stray from Your commands.” -Psalm 119:10 (NIV)

  39. 1089
    Allyson Flack says:

    Allyson from Wichita Falls, TX
    “But the one who endures to the end will be saved.”
    Matthew 24:13. ESV

  40. 1090
    Stephanie Morris-Clak says:

    Stephanie Morris-Clark, Norman OK

    “Yet Michael the archangel, in contending with the devil, when he disputed about the body of Moses, dared not bring against him a reviling accusation, but said, “The Lord rebuke you!” Jude 9, NKJ

  41. 1091
    Carolyn says:

    Carolyn, Terrace BC Canada
    Psalm 100:4 NIV
    Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise;
    Give thanks to him and praise his name.

  42. 1092
    Paula Newberg says:

    Paula from Vancouver Wa “and have put on the new self, which is being renewed in knowledge after the image of its creator.” Colossians 3:10 Esv

  43. 1093
    Jessica Lance says:

    Jessica Lance
    Shelby, NC
    1 Kings 8:56 ESV
    “Blessed be the Lord who has given rest to his people Israel, according to all that he promised. Not one word has failed of his good promise, which he spoke by Moses his servant.”

  44. 1094
    Julie says:

    Julie from Lexington, Ky: “Why my soul are you downcast? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God.” (NIV)

  45. 1095
    Kimberly Kleimann says:

    Kimberly from Chico, CA

    I will instruct thee and teach thee in the way thou shalt go: I will guide thee with mine eye.
    Psalm 32:8 KJV

  46. 1096
    Mary says:

    Mary, Chandler, OK

    Psalm 25:7 NIV

    Do not remember the sins of my youth and my rebellious ways; according to your love remember me, for you, Lord, are good.

  47. 1097
    Laura says:

    Laura, Clay Center, KS
    “So, if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.”
    John 8:36 (ESV)

  48. 1098
    Marilyn Brown says:

    Marilyn Brown in The Plains, OH says:
    ” Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom, and as you sing psalm, hymns and spiritual songs with gratitude in your hearts to God. ”
    Col.3:16 NIV

  49. 1099
    madeleine padilla says:

    Madeleine:Corrales NM If we disown Him: He will also disown us. If we are faithless: He remains faithful: For He cannot disown Himself. 2 Timothy 2:12-13

  50. 1100
    Nikki says:

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

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