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. 201
    Shawn says:

    Shawn in AZ

    Receiving the end of your faith – the salvation of your souls.
    1 Peter 1:9

  2. 202
    Peg Suveg says:

    Peg Suveg, Aurora, IL

    “The Lord reigns, let the earth be glad; let the distant shores rejoice.” Psalm 97:1. (NIV)

  3. 203
    Leigh Clemmons says:

    His divine power has given us everything required for life and godliness through the knowledge of Him who called us by His own glory and goodness. 2 Peter 1:3 CSB

  4. 204
    Tammy says:

    Tammy Gabbard from Livingston, KY O taste and see that the Lord is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him. ~Psalm 34:8~KJV

  5. 205
    Reann Jaminet says:

    Reann, Sioux City, IA

    1 Corinthians 6:12 (NASB)

    All things are lawful for me, but not all things are profitable. All things are lawful for me, but I will not be mastered by anything.

  6. 206
    Dliana says:

    Matthew 11:28-30 NIV “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.”

  7. 207
    Christy Kirby says:

    Christy Kirby, Plano, TX

    So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ.

    Romans 10:17 ESV

  8. 208
    Pam Marshall says:

    Pam Marshall from Mason, Ohio
    “Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things above, not on Earthly things. For you died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God. When Christ, who is your life, appears, then you also will appear with Him in Glory.” Colossians 3:1-4

  9. 209

    Courtney, Houma, LA

    Stand therefore, having fastened on the belt of truth, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness,

    Ephesians 6:14 (ESV)

  10. 210
    Janice Wyatt, Jena, La says:

    But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint. Isaiah 40:31 NIV

  11. 211
    Michelle Moultrie says:

    Michelle Moultrie, Jacksonville, FL “For it is all for your sake, so that as grace extends to more and more people it may increase thanksgiving, to the glory of God.” 2 Corinthians 4:15 ESV

  12. 212
    Carolyn says:

    Carolyn, The Woodlands, TX
    Continuing James 3.
    “For every species of beasts and birds, of reptiles and creatures of the sea, is tamed and has been tamed by the human race.” – James 3:7 (NASB)

  13. 213
    Arla says:

    Arla, Benton, AR

    “By HIS divine power, GOD has given us everything we need for living a godly life. We have received all of this by coming to know HIM, the ONE who called us to HIMSELF by means of HIS marvelous glory and excellence.” 2 Peter 1:3 NLT

  14. 214
    Pam Luschei says:

    “I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I live in the body I live by faith in the Son of God who loved me and gave himself for me.” Gal. 2:20 NIV
    Pam in El Cajon, California

  15. 215
    Jill says:

    Jill, Dunedin FL
    Don’t grumble against each other, brothers, or you will be judged. The Judge is standing at the door !
    James 5:9 NIV

  16. 216
    Denise Cholak says:

    Denise Cholak from Euless,Texas.

    The moon and stars to govern the night, His love endures forever.

    Psalm 136:9 NIV

  17. 217
    Suzanne says:

    Tenaha, TX
    Psalm 1:2 NIV’84

    But his delight is in the law of the LORD,
    And on his law he meditates day and night. Ps 1:2

  18. 218
    Fuzzytop says:

    Jasper, TN

    “For God who said, ‘Let light shine out of darkness,’ has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of God’s glory in the face of Jesus Christ.”

    2 Cor 4:6, HCSB

  19. 219
    Connie Walker says:

    Connie Walker from Houston, Texas
    the precepts of the LORD are right,
    rejoicing the heart;
    the commandment of the LORD is pure,
    enlightening the eyes;
    Psalms 19:8 (ESV)

  20. 220
    Cathy Butcher says:

    Cathy Butcher, Minden, LA “God is our refuge, and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging.” Psalm 46:1-3 NIV

  21. 221
    Susan Gittemeier says:

    Susan, Overland Park, KS

    “From whom the whole body, joined and held together by every supporting ligament, grows and builds itself up in love, as each part does its work.”
    Eph. 4:16 NIV

  22. 222
    barbara faucette says:

    barbara from perkasie, pa

  23. 223
    Amy Carter says:

    Amy Carter, Charleston, SC
    The humble He guides in justice, and the humble He teaces His way. Psalm 25:9 NKJV

  24. 224
    Margie Dudley says:

    Margie Dudley from Moncks Corner, South Carolina
    Don’t just pretend that you love others. Really love them. Hate what is wrong. Stand on the side of good.
    Romans 12:9 NLT

  25. 225
    Bonnie Slawinski, Johnson City, TX says:

    “Everything is possible for the one who believes”. Mark 9:23 NIV

  26. 226
    Phyllis says:

    Phyllis, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada.
    Psalm 16:8 ESV I have set the LORD always before me; because he is at my right hand, I shall not be shaken.

  27. 227
    Debbie Peters says:

    Debbie Peters, Bassett, Virginia
    For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. II Corinthians 4:17 NIV

  28. 228
    Morgan Aponte says:

    Morgan, Kansas City, MO
    Pr. 31:14-15
    “She is like merchant ships, bringing her food from afar. She gets up while it is still night; she provides food for her family and portions for her female servants.”

  29. 229
    Mary-Katherine Rogers says:

    Mary-Katherine Rogers, Palm Coast, FL

    4 Love is patient; love is kind; love is not envious or boastful or arrogant 5 or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; 6 it does not rejoice in wrongdoing, but rejoices in the truth. 7 It bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.

    8 Love never ends.

    1 Cor. 13:4-8

  30. 230
    barbara faucette says:

    barbara, perkasie, pa “do not let kindness and truth leave you; bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart.” proverbs 3:3 NASB

  31. 231
    Fawnda Dooley says:

    Fawnda Dooley Denton, TX

    “Stand firm then, with the belt of Truth buckled around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness in place”

    Ephesians 6:14 NIV

  32. 232
    Patricia Unger says:

    “The Lord your God is with you, He is mighty to save. He will take great delight in you, he will quiet you with his love, he will rejoice with you with singing.”

    Zephaniah 3:17 (NIV)

  33. 233
    Autumn says:

    Autumn, Deer Park, WA
    “Since we live by the Spirit, let us keep in step
    with the Spirit. Let us not become conceited, provoking
    and envying each other.”

  34. 234
    Renae says:

    Renae from Albuquerque, NM

    “Search me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts.”

    Psalm 139;23 NLT

  35. 235

    Jennifer Thomas, Cumming, GA

    “indeed, he who watches over Israel will neither slumber nor sleep.”

    Psalm 121:4 (NIV)

  36. 236
    Kathy says:

    Madison, CT
    ” Gracious words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.” Prov 16:24 NIV

  37. 237
    Jonay Casares says:

    Those who look to him are radiant;
    their faces are never covered with shame.
    Psalm 34:5 NIV

  38. 238
    Sandie Powell says:

    Sandie Powell
    Albuquerque, NM
    Psalm 34:9
    “O fear the Lord, ye his saints; for there is no want of them that fear him.” KJV

  39. 239
    Judy Grieve says:

    Do not remember the sins of my youth or my transgressions;
    according to your steadfast love remember me,
    for your goodness’ sake, O Lord!

    Psalm 25:7 (NRSV)

  40. 240
    Angela Cottrell says:

    God has now revealed to us his mysterious plan regarding Christ, a plan to fulfill his own good pleasure. Ephesians 1:8 NLT

  41. 241

    Justine Nielsen, Washington, PA
    Then Jesus said to His disciples, “if anyone would come after Me, he must deny himself and take up his cross and follow Me.”
    Matthew 16:24 NIV84

  42. 242
    Vonnie Baker says:

    Vonnie Baker Marble Hill MO. Every word of God is pure; he is a shield unto them that put their trust in him. Proverbs 30:5 KJV

  43. 243
    Linda says:

    Linda, Fort Collins, CO
    And you will be called priests of the Lord,
    you will be named minsters of our God.
    You will feed on the wealth of nations
    and in their riches you will boast.
    Isaiah 61:6, NIV

  44. 244
    Kim Safina says:

    Kim Safina
    Central Coast of California

    Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God. Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called the sons of God. Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 5:8-10

  45. 245
    Julie Goss says:

    Ephesians 1:9New International Version (NIV)

    9 he[a] made known to us the mystery of his will according to his good pleasure, which he purposed in Christ,

  46. 246
    Dianne Detrick says:

    Dianne Detrick – Magnolia, TX

    2Timothy 1:17-18 NIV

    17) On the contrary, when he was in Rome, he searched hard for me until he found me. 18) May the Lord grant that he will find mercy from the Lord on that day! You know very well how many ways he helped me in Ephesus.

  47. 247
    Shelly Elston says:

    Shelly Elston, Portland, OR

    May those who sow in tears reap with shouts of joy.

    Psalm 126:5

  48. 248
    Jane Preas says:

    Jane Preas from Cooper, Texas

    “Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.”

    Philippians 4:6-7 ESV

  49. 249
    Dee Dee Thornton says:

    Dee Dee Fernandina Beach, Florida

    For great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised, and He is to be held in awe above all gods.” 1 Chronicles 16:25 ESV

  50. 250
    Shelly says:

    Shelly and Sienna
    Colorado Springs, CO

    “Finally brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.” Phillipians 4:8 ESV

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