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. 1451
    Carolyn says:

    2 Peter 1:3

    “seeing that His divine power has granted to us everything pertaining to life and godliness, through the true knowledge of Him who called us by His own glory and excellence.”

    Wheaton, IL

  2. 1452
    Sheri New says:

    Sheri New from Atlanta, TX

    Oh, fear the Lord, you His saints! There is no want to those who fear Him.

    Psalm 34:9 NKJV

  3. 1453
    Lydia says:

    You will keep in perfect peace all who trust in you, all whose thoughts are fixed on you!
    Isaiah 26:3 (NLT)

  4. 1454
    Lori from Gorman Tx says:

    Psalm 25:9,10 AMP He leads the humble in justice, and He teaches the humble His way. All the paths of the Lord are lovingkindness and goodness and truth and faithfulness to those who keep His covenant and His testimonies.

  5. 1455
    Shonda Vielbig says:

    Shonda Vielbig, Ventura, CA
    For I am convinced that neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, . . .
    Romans 8:38

  6. 1456
    Jenny Townsend says:

    Jenny T – Midland, TX
    “You rule the raging sea; when it’s waves rise you still them.” Psalm 89:9

  7. 1457
    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

  8. 1458
    Barbara Clark says:

    Neskowin, Oregon
    Psalm 18:2
    The Lord is my rock, and my fortress and my deliverer, my God, my strength, in whom I will trust

  9. 1459
    SKay Fires says:

    SKay Fires, Possum Kingdom Lake, Graford, Texas
    Ephesians 6:16 (NIV)
    In addition to all this, take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one.

  10. 1460
    Mia Lambert says:

    Mia Lambert, Fresno, CA
    “again He designates a certain day, saying in David, “Today after such a long time, as it has been said: “Today, if you will hear His voice, do not harden your hearts.” Hebrews 4:7 NKJV

  11. 1461
    Gayle Comer says:

    Gayle from Salinas, CA. May 15 verse

    But now this is what the Lord says – He who created you, He who formed you, fear not for I have redeemed you. I have summoned you by name, you are mine.

    Isaiah 43:1 NIV

  12. 1462
    Andrea Gallagher says:

    Andrea, Pensacola, “Let the words of my mouth and meditations of my heart be pleasing to you,my rock, my redeemer.Psalm 19:14 NLT

  13. 1463

    Pamela Nicholson Cumming, GA Don’t let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God, and trust also in me.  John 14:1 NLT

  14. 1464
    Jackie says:

    Jackie from Rockwall, TX: The Good Samaritan: He went to him and bandaged his wounds, pouring on oil and wine. Then he put the man on his own donkey, brought him to an inn and took care of him. (Luke 10:34, NIV)

  15. 1465
    Lisa says:

    Lisa from Mesquite, TX: As you therefore have received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in Him, having been firmly rooted and now being built up in Him and established in your faith, just as you were instructed, and overflowing with gratitude. Colossians 2:6-7 NASB

  16. 1466
    Whitney says:

    Whitney from Grovetown, GA: “Don’t lie to each other, for you have stripped off your old sinful nature and all it’s wicked deeds.” Colossians 3:9 (NLT)

  17. 1467
    Tammy Holley says:

    Tammy Holley, Sugar Land, TX

    “Blessed are the poor in spirit,
    for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
    Blessed are those who mourn,
    for they will be comforted.
    Blessed are the meek,
    for they will inherit the earth.”
    Matthew 5:3-5 (NIV)

  18. 1468
    Paula Fletcher says:

    Paula, Russell, KY
    “Good sense makes one slow to anger and it is his glory to overlook an offense.” Proverbs 19:11 ESV

  19. 1469
    Patricia says:

    Carrizo Springs
    Psalms 1:1-3 KJV
    Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly not standeth in the way of sinners nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful.
    But his delight is in the law of the Lord and in His law doth he meditate day and night.
    And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither, and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper.

  20. 1470
    Rebecca Putman says:

    Rebecca Putman, Lexington KY
    Psalm 34:1 (NIV) “I will extol the Lord at all times; His praise will always be on my lips.”

  21. 1471
    Deb C. says:

    Deb Cochran Milan, MI

    1 Peter 4:8 NKJV

    And above all things have fervent love for one another, for “love will cover a multitude of sins”.

  22. 1472
    Tammy says:

    Tammy Shaw, Clark, MO
    Colossians 3:12 Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, long suffering; Colossians 3:12 KJV

  23. 1473
    Linda Toups says:

    Go,” Jesus replied, “your son will live.” The man took Jesus at his word and departed.”
    John 4:50 NIV

  24. 1474
    Karen Maggi says:

    Karen Maggi, Southlake, TX
    …even there your hand will guide me, your right hand will hold me fast. Psalm 139:10 NIV

  25. 1475
    Linda Toups says:

    “It is better to take refuge in the LORD than to trust in humans.”
    Psalm 118:8 NIV

  26. 1476
    Carol says:

    Carol Burns from Round Rock, TX

    “Will the fast I choose be like this: A day for a person to deny himself, to bow his head like a reed, and to spread out sackcloth and ashes? Will you call this a fast and a day acceptable to the Lord?” Isaiah 58:5 (HCSB)

  27. 1477
    Kerrie Nelson says:

    Hello! Is it too late to join the team and join the celebration event?
    I found out about the SSMT a little while ago and started memorizing verses again and bringing some sisters along with me! I just learned that there are official directions and a celebration. That’s awesome!
    I just read the rules and I’m assuming I can’t join the celebration this year since I will have missed some entries. Before I write it off as a possibility, I wanted to check with someone. I wrote a message on the ‘contact’ link but the page kept bouncing back so I’m not sure if it went through (or else you probably got it 5 times 🙂 I kept trying to submit it) 🙂
    I thought it might be cheating if I went back and entered memeory verses on the older posts so I wanted to check. I completely understand if it’s too late. Either way I’m memorizing His word and that’s reward enough!
    Wanted to check with you so I could let my group know how we can participate this year. Thank you!

    • 1477.1
      Media says:

      Hi Kerrie! So glad you asked. You’re welcome to join in the SSMT challenge and celebration! All you have to do is go back and leave your Scripture in the comments of the previous blog posts (or Facebook posts), and have 24 verses memorized by the time of the celebration. We’re happy to have you join us!

  28. 1478
    Darlene says:

    May 15, 2017; Darlene, Muncie, IN: “In My Father’s house are many mansions; if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. John 14:2 NKJV

  29. 1479
    Michele Audetat from Columbus, OH says:

    For the glory of your name, O Lord, preserve my life. Because of your faithfulness, bring me out of this distress. Psalm 143:11 (NLT)

  30. 1480
    Marie says:

    Marie from Frederick, MD

    Ephesians 3:20 NCV
    ..with God’s power working in us, God can do much, much more than anything we can ask or imagine

  31. 1481
    Carol Hartley says:

    Carol Hartley Montgomery Alabama

    It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs

    I Corinthians 13:5 (NIV)

  32. 1482
    Jackie siple says:

    Jackie siple rockledge FL

    “For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline.”
    ‭‭2 Timothy‬ ‭1:7‬ ‭NIV‬‬

  33. 1483
    karen mckinzie says:

    She is clothed in strength and dignity she can laugh at the days to come. Proverbs 31:25

  34. 1484
    karen mckinzie says:

    When you go through deep waters, I will be with you.

    Isaiah 43:2

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    Susan Klapesky says:

    to know the love of Christ which passes knowledge; that you may be filled with all the fullness of God.
    Ephesians 3:19 NKJV

  36. 1486
    Georgia Smith says:

    Georgia from Bristow, Oklahoma:
    James 1:13 Let no one say when he is tempted, “I am being tempted by God,” for God cannot be tempted with evil, and he himself tempts no one. (ESV)

  37. 1487
    Dedra Curtice says:

    Therefore take up the full armor of God so that you will be able to resist in the evil day and having done everything to stand firm. Stand firm therefore having girded your loins with truth, having put on the breastplate of righteousness, and having shod your feet with the preparation of the gospel of peace.

  38. 1488
    Carolyn Dodge Forest OH says:

    The Lord is good and does what is right; he shows the proper path to those who go astray.
    Psalm 25:8 NLT

  39. 1489
    Kerri from MA says:

    And we urge you, brothers, admonish the idle, encourage the fainthearted, help the weak, be patient with all. 1 Thessalonians 5:14

  40. 1490
    Freida Peel says:

    Freida, Chatham, La “Take my yoke upon you. Let me teach you, because I am humble and gentle at heart, and you will find rest for your souls.” Matthew 11:29 NLT

  41. 1491
    Vicki Culbreth says:

    Vicki Culbreth, Winchester VA – “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” Phil. 4:13

  42. 1492
    Neta says:

    Luke 6:35 NKJV
    35 But love your enemies, do good, and lend, hoping for nothing in return; and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High. For He is kind to the unthankful and evil.

  43. 1493
    Martina Shelton says:

    Martina Shelton – Richmond, TX
    Gracious words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones. Proverbs 16:24 NIV

  44. 1494
    Kathi Griffin says:

    Kathi Griffin, Macon, GA:
    5 Similarly, anyone who competes as an athlete does not receive the victor’s crown unless he competes according to the rules. 6 The hardworking farmer should be the first to receive a share of the crops. 7 Reflect on what I am saying, for the Lord will give you insight into all this. 8 Remember Jesus Christ, raised from the dead, descended from David. This is my gospel, 9 for which I am suffering even to the point of being chained like a criminal. But God’s word is not chained. 10 Therefore I endure everything for the sake of the elect, that they too may obtain the salvation that is in Christ Jesus, with eternal glory.
    2 Timothy 2:5-10 (NIV)

  45. 1495
    Amy says:

    Amy from Columbia, SC

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

  46. 1496
    Debbie Sanford says:

    Debbie, Hattiesburg, MS:
    “So then, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath. For the wrath of man does not produce the righteousness of God.” (James 1:19-20 NKJV)

  47. 1497
    Suellen says:

    They are new every morning,
    Great is your faithfulness.

    Lamentation 3:23

  48. 1498
    Denise Cholak says:

    Denise Cholak from Euless,TX.

    to him who struck down the firstborn of Egypt
    His love endures forever.

    Psalm 136:10 NIV

  49. 1499
    Merle B NM says:

    The Spirit Himself bears witness with our spirit that we are the children of God. Romans 8:16 NKJV

  50. 1500
    Renae Trujillo says:

    Renae from Albuquerque, NM

    “Point out anything in me that offends you, and lead me along the path of everlasting life.”

    Psalm 139:24 NLT

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