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. 1251
    Christina Lawless says:

    Christina- Flower Mound, TX
    “Fear the Lord, you his godly people, for those who fear him will have all they need.”
    Psalms 34:9 NLT

  2. 1252
    Jennifer Wellesley says:

    Jennifer Wellesley from Neosho, Missouri
    Psalms 118:1 (NIV)
    “Give thanks to the LORD, for He is good; His love endures forever.”

  3. 1253
    Debbie Hazard says:

    Debbie Hazard – Lancaster, Ca.
    “If you keep my commandments, you
    will abide in my love, just as I
    have kept my fathers commandments
    and abide in His love.” John 15:10 NASB

  4. 1254
    Carrie Moehrke says:

    Carrie Moehrke Cary, NC

    And Jesus said to him, “If you can? All things are possible for one who believes.”

    Mark 9:23 ESV

  5. 1255
    Mitzi Cordle says:

    Mitzi Cordle from Brandon,MS

    The Sovereign Lord has given me an instructed tongue, to know the word that sustains the weary. He wakens me morning by morning, wakens my ear to listen like one being taught.
    Isaiah 50:4 NIV

  6. 1256
    Sierra says:

    Sierra. Fort Thomas, KY.
    Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good. Romans 12:9 ESV

  7. 1257
    Susan Mahnel says:

    Susan from Locust Grove, VA

    Don’t be afraid, for I am with you. Don’t be discouraged, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you. I will hold you up with my victorious right hand. Isaiah 41:10 NLT

  8. 1258
    Jan Perley says:

    Jan P., Orlando, FL

    Psalm 139:9
    If I rise on the wings of the dawn, if I settle on the far side of the sea,

  9. 1259
    Sarah Boyce says:

    Sarah Boyce from Columbia, MO
    16 She considers a field and buys it;
    with the fruit of her hands she plants a vineyard.
    17 She dresses herself[e] with strength
    and makes her arms strong.
    18 She perceives that her merchandise is profitable.
    Her lamp does not go out at night.
    Proverbs 31:16-18 ESV

  10. 1260
    Jan Jensen says:

    Jan Jensen from Waterloo, Iowa: “trying to find out the time and circumstances to which the spirit of Christ was pointing when he predicted the sufferings of Christ, and the glories that would follow.” 1 Peter 1:11 NIV

  11. 1261
    Carol Hulin says:

    Carol Hulin, Belleville, ON

    If you say, “The Lord is my refuge,” and you make the Most High your dwelling,
    Psalm 91:9 NIV

  12. 1262
    Jennifer Jones says:

    Jennifer Jones, Huntington Beach, Ca

    Long ago the Lord said to Israel:
    “I have loved you, my people, with an everlasting love. With unfailing love I have drawn you to myself”

    Jeremiah 31:3

  13. 1263

    Sarah LeJeune, Cypress, CA

    “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.” Zephaniah 3:17 NIV

  14. 1264

    Diane LeJeune, Fairview, TN

    “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.” Zephaniah 3:17 NIV

  15. 1265
    Deborah Brine says:

    Deborah, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia: Psalm 12:3, “The Lord has done great things for us,and we are filled with joy.”

  16. 1266
    Gloria Willingham says:

    Gloria from Irving, TX

    He is not here, he has risen, just as he said. Come and see the place where he lay.
    Matthew 28:6. NIV

  17. 1267
    Stephanie D says:

    Stephanie from Chico, CA

    It does not rejoice at injustice and unrighteousness, but rejoices when right and truth prevail.

    I Corinthians 13:6 AMP

  18. 1268
    Shannon says:

    Shannon, Shelby, MT
    “My soul will be satisfied as with fat and rich food, and my mouth will praise you with joyful lips.”
    Psalm 63:5 ESV

  19. 1269
    Mary Annis Witt says:

    Mary Annis Witt, Jacksonville, TX

    “Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over.” Psalm 23:5

  20. 1270
    Susan Bucher says:

    Susan Bucher, Fort Worth, TX. Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable, if anything is excellent or praiseworthy, think about such things. Philippians 4:8 NIV

  21. 1271
    Laura Beatie says:

    Laura in Aurora, MO:

    “Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said,”Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.” (NIV)

  22. 1272
    Marsha Householder says:

    Marsha, Murrells Inlet, SC

    “The Lord, he it is that doth go before thee’ he will with theee; he will not fail thee.”

    Deuteronomy 31:18
    KJV

  23. 1273
    Janice Knott says:

    Janice, Magnolia, TX

    The fear of man lays a snare, but whoever trusts in the LORD is safe. Prov. 29:25 . ESV

  24. 1274
    Tillie says:

    Tillie, Spring Branch, TX

    “Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves.”

    Romans 12:10 NIV

  25. 1275
    Kathy says:

    Kathy Meritt, Nixa MO

    Now all glory to God, who is able, through His mighty power at work within us, to accomplish infinitely more than we might ask or think.

    Ephesians 3:20 NLT

  26. 1276
    Donna Garvin says:

    Donna Garvin, Eldorado, Texas

    Blessed be God, because He has not rejected my prayer or removed His steadfast love from me! Psalm 66:20 (ESV)

  27. 1277
    Pat S. says:

    Pat S., Lago Vista, TX

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

  28. 1278
    Alisha says:

    For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ, for it is the power of God to salvation for everyone who believes for the Jew first and also for the Greek. Romans 1:16

  29. 1279
    Kathi says:

    Kathi, Vancouver Wa

    …. Because you are my help, I sing in the shadow of your wings. I cling to you; your right hand upholds me. Those who want to kill me will be destroyed; They will be given over to the sword and become food for jackals. But the King will rejoice in God; All who swear by God will glory in Him, while the mouths of liars will be silenced.

    Psalm 63:7-11 NIV

  30. 1280
    Jackie R says:

    Jackie R, Plano, TX

    For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, (39) nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord. – Romans 8:38-39 ESV

  31. 1281
    Danielle Walker says:

    Luke 12:32 “Fear not, little flock, for it is your fathers good pleasure to give you the kingdom. Sell your possessions and give to the needy.”

  32. 1282
    Janine Lingner says:

    Janine – Corona, CA
    “If anyone considers himself religious and yet does not keep a tight rein on his tongue, he deceives himself and his religion is worthless. Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world.”
    James 1:26-27 (NIV)

  33. 1283
    Apryl says:

    Apryl, Raleigh, NC
    There are six things the Lord hates; seven that are
    detestable to him;
    haughty eyes,
    a lying tongue,
    hands that shed innocent blood,
    a heart that devises wicked schemes,
    feet that are quick to rush into evil,
    a false witness who pours out lies,
    and a person who stirs up conflict in the community.
    Proverbs 6:16-19 (NIV)

  34. 1284
    Linda McMorris says:

    Linda, Holts Summit, MO

    Philemon 1:9 NIV

    yet I prefer to appeal to you on the basis of love. It is as none other than Paul—an old man and now also a prisoner of Christ Jesus

  35. 1285
    Marie Skipper says:

    Marie Skipper from Granger, Tx. Is memorizing–

    ‘”But the one who is rich should take pride in his low position because he will pass away like a wild flower.” James 1:10. NIV

  36. 1286
    Jeanne says:

    Jeanne Adams, Keller, TX
    Therefore since Christ has suffered in the flesh, arm yourselves also with the same purpose, because he who has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin. 1 Peter 49:15a NASB

  37. 1287
    Jennifer says:

    Jennifer M mommiejennm from Greensburg, Louisiana
    “The Lord will be your confidence and will keep your foot from being caught.” Proverbs 3:26 (KJV)

  38. 1288
    Heather says:

    Heather Miller, Greensburg, Louisiana:
    Proverbs 4:23 (ESV)
    Keep your heart with all vigilance,
    for from it flow the springs of life.

  39. 1289
    Jamie Raborn says:

    Jamie Raborn from Ooltewah, TN

    John 16:33 NIV

    “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.”

  40. 1290
    Julee Hammond says:

    Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ. Galatians 6:2

  41. 1291
    Shantha Diaz says:

    Be still and know that I am God,
    I will be exalted among the nations,
    I will be exalted in the earth.
    The Lord Almighty is with us,
    The God of Jacob is our fortress.
    Psalm 26:10-11 (NIV)
    Shantha , Lincoln, RI

  42. 1292
    Jennifer Mosher says:

    Jennifer Mosher in Canfield, Ohio

    What time I am afraid, I will trust in Thee. Psalm 56:3 KJV

  43. 1293
    Carol White says:

    Carol W from Virginia Beach, VA –
    Therefore, although in Christ I could be bold and order you to do what you ought to do, – Philemon 8 – NIV
    yet I prefer to appeal to you on the basis of love. It is none other than Paul-an old man and now also a prisoner of Christ Jesus – Philemon 9 – NIV

  44. 1294
    Christy Youngblood says:

    Christy, Karen, Cheryl A Cord of Three Strands
    Jay,OK

    Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good. Romans 12:9 ESV

  45. 1295
    Rona Howard says:

    Rona Howard, Fort Worth, TX
    Psalm 16:11 (NKJV)
    You will show me the path of life;
    In Your presence is fullness of joy;
    At Your right hand are pleasures forevermore.

  46. 1296
    Christi Bruecher says:

    Christi Bruecher from Houston, TX
    And as you wish that others would do to you, do so to them.
    Luke 6:31 (ESV)

  47. 1297
    Tami says:

    Tami from Franklin, TN
    “The Lord is compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, abounding in love” (Psalm 103:8 NIV).

  48. 1298
    Jenny says:

    Jenny, Adairsville, GA Watch yourselves, so that you may not lose what we have worked for, but may win a full reward. 2 John 8 ESV

  49. 1299
    Anna Scantlan says:

    Anna Scantlan, Sullivan, MO

    Who satisfies your mouth with good things, so that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s.
    Psalm 103:5 NKJV

  50. 1300
    Kathy Armstrong says:

    Kathy, Austin tx Matthew 16:25. The person who would find his life must first lose it.

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