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. 1301
    Barbara I. says:

    “We can make our plans, but the Lord determines our steps.”
    Proverbs 16:9 (NLT)

  2. 1302
    Angie Husbenet from North Richland Hills, TX says:

    “The eyes of the Lord are on the righteous and His ears are attentive to their cry.”
    Psalm 34:15 NIV

  3. 1303
    Susan A. Johnson says:

    Susan Johnson from Beverly, MA

    No wonder my heart is filled with joy, any my mouth shouts his praises! My body rests in safety. Psalm 16:9 NLT

  4. 1304
    Connie Beck says:

    Thes. 3:13
    And as for you, brothers and sisters, never tire of doing what is good.

  5. 1305
    Avis Buford says:

    Avis, Ore City, Texas
    “A man’s heart plans his way,
    But the LORD directs his steps.”
    Proverbs 16:9 NKJV

  6. 1306
    Amanda Hodge says:

    Amanda, Sherman, TX
    Psalm 25:8 KJV
    “Good and upright is the Lord: therefore will he teach sinners in the way.”

  7. 1307
    Stephanie Sanchez says:

    Stephanie S. from Richardson, TX

    What you have learned and received and heard and seen in me-practice these things, and the God of peace will be with you. Phil4.9

  8. 1308
    Georgia - Richmond,Va. says:

    “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
    gentleness and self control. against such things there is no law.”
    NIV Galations 5:22-23

  9. 1309
    Peggy says:

    Peggy, Santa Ana, CA

    “If you abide in Me, and My words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it shall be done for you.”
    John 15:7 NASB

  10. 1310
    Bobbie Head says:

    Bobbie, Radium Springs, NM
    Ephesians 1:17
    that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Him

  11. 1311
    Teresa A Cianciotto says:

    Teresa Cianciotto, Dickinson, TX
    I commit! “He is not afraid of bad news; his heart is firm trusting the Lord.” Ps 112:7 ESV

  12. 1312
    Sheila says:

    “For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war according to the flesh” 2 Corinthians 10:3

  13. 1313
    Kim says:

    John 1:14 the Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only son, who came from the father, full of grace and truth.

  14. 1314
    AnnaMarie Lohr says:

    AnnaMarie, Pittsburgh, PA
    “For God did not give us a Spirit of fear, but of power and love and self control.” 2 Timothy 1:7 NET

  15. 1315
    Debbie Fasano says:

    Quincy, IL
    “Epaphras, who is one of you, a servant of Christ Jesus, 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

  16. 1316
    Kathy Gerlach says:

    Kathy Gerlach,

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

  17. 1317
    Shanika Webb says:

    Shanika Webb from Hopkinsville, KY
    The Lord will fight for you, you need only to be still.
    Exodus 14:14 NIV

  18. 1318
    Carol says:

    Carthage, NY

    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,
    and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you.
    And surely I will be with you always, to the very end of the age.

    Matthew 28: 19-20 NIV

  19. 1319
    Terry says:

    Terry in Louisa, VA

    Proverbs 16:24 CSB
    Pleasant words are a honeycomb:
    sweet to the taste and health to the body.

  20. 1320
    Rhonda, Minot ND says:

    Therefore,although in Christ
    I could be bold and order you to do what you ought to do. Philemon 8 NIV

  21. 1321
    Jennifer Swift says:

    Jennifer Swift, Oklahoma City, OK

    “But now you must also rid yourselves of all such things as these: anger, rage, malice, slander, and filthy language from your lips. Do not lie to each other, since you have taken off your old self with its practices”
    ‭‭Colossians‬ ‭3:8-9‬ ‭NIV‬‬

  22. 1322
    Cheryl Brown says:

    From Austin, TX
    Yes, and from ancient days I am He. No one can deliver out of My hand. When I act, who can reverse it?
    Isaiah 43:13 (NIV)

  23. 1323
    Paola Hernandez Hoffmann says:

    Paola Hernandez, St.Petersburg FL

    Don’t let evil conquer you, but conquer evil by doing good.
    Romans 12:21 NLT

  24. 1324
    Mary Gray says:

    Mary Gray, Fieldale, VA, “Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess for he who promised is faithful”. Hebrews 10:24 NIV

  25. 1325
    Valerie McFarland says:

    Clinton, Me
    “The LORD is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth.” ~ Psalm 145:18

  26. 1326
    Karen says:

    Karen, Clarksville, “God, create a clean heart for me and renew a steadfast spirit within me. Do not banish me from Your presence or take Your Holy Spirit from me. Restore the joy of Your salvation to me, and give me a willing spirit.” Psalm 51:10-12 HCSB

  27. 1327
    Darlene says:

    Darlene, Muncie, IN: “Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me.” John 14:1 NIV

  28. 1328
    Emily says:

    Arlington Heights, IL
    1 Thessalonians 5:19 (NIV)
    Do not quench the Spirit.

  29. 1329
    Traci Wimer says:

    Traci ~ OKC, “He is image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation.” Colossians 1:15

  30. 1330
    Elsie Gregory says:

    Elsie from Scottsbluff, NE

    Ephesians 6:17 NASB

    And take the Helmet of Salvation, and the Sword of the Spirit, which is the Word of God

  31. 1331
    Kathy Williams says:

    FOr God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. John 3:16. NIV

  32. 1332
    Ginger Hawthorne says:

    Ginger Hawthorne, Cypress, Texas

    “She dresses herself with strength
    and makes her arms strong.”

    Proverbs 31:17 (ESV)

  33. 1333
    Mary Beth Ferrara says:

    Mary Beth, St. Louis, MO

    “If I take the wings of the morning
    and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea,”

    Psalm 139:9 (ESV)

  34. 1334
    Janice Barber says:

    Janice Barber, Virginia Beach, VA.

    Psalm 51:9 NIV

    Hide your face from my sins and blot out all my iniquity.

  35. 1335
    Heather Rocha says:

    Heather Rocha, Midland, MI
    “Finally, brothers & sisters, 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

  36. 1336
    Beverly White says:

    Beverly, Vicksburg, MS

    “Do not be like the horse or the mule, which have no understanding but must be controlled by bit and bridle or they won’t come to you.” Psalm 32:9 NIV

  37. 1337
    Bonnie says:

    Bonnie from Bellaire, TX says “Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own.” 1 Cor. 6:19 NIV 84

  38. 1338
    Kimberly Keech says:

    Kimberly Keech from Fayetteville, N.C.

    Whether you turn to the right or to the left, your ears will hear a voice behind you saying, “This is the way;walk in it.”
    I Sarah 30:21 NIV

  39. 1339
    God's not-so-little Dutch girl says:

    Joan, Portage, MI

    “But thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.
    1 Corinthians 15:57 NIV

  40. 1340
    Barbara says:

    Barbara Q, West Point, GA

    Jeremiah 17:7 NIV “But blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord, whose confidence is in Him.”

  41. 1341
    Jennie Marie Knoll says:

    Jennie Marie Knoll – DeWitt, Arkansas
    James 5:8 (NASB) You too be patient; strengthen your hearts, for the coming of the LORD is near.

  42. 1342
    Jan Duncan says:

    Mansfield TX

    Luke 24:45 NIV

    Then He opened their minds, so they could understand the Scriptures.

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    Kathryn Luedtke says:

    Kathryn Luedtke, Sherwood Park, AB Canada

    Therefore, put on the full armour of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground and after you have done everything to stand.
    Eph 6:13 (NIV)

  44. 1344
    Linda Gammon says:

    Linda, Blue Springs, MO
    Galatians 5:22-23 ESV
    But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.

  45. 1345
    Rita says:

    Rita, Splendora, Tx
    The humble He guides in justice
    And the Humble He teaches His way.

    Psalm 25:9

  46. 1346
    Lisa Herbstreit says:

    Lisa H Georgetown, TX
    It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery. Galatians 5:1 NIV

  47. 1347
    Jenny C Charlotte says:

    Romans 12:9 ESV

    9Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good.

  48. 1348
    Betty Stephens says:

    Betty Stephens, Austin, Texas
    Not only so, but we ourselves, who have the first-fruits of the Spirit, groan inwardly as we wait eagerly for our adoption as sons, the redemption of our bodies. Romans 8:23, NIV

  49. 1349
    Lucille Goins says:

    Lucille Goins, Fulton,Mo.
    Jude 25
    To God our Savior,Who alone is wise,Be glory and majesty,Dominion and power,both now and forever. Amen.

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    Kristina Howard says:

    Kristina Howard from Harker Heights, Tx
    In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven. Matt. 5:16 NIV

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