SSMT 2017: Verse 11!

jennHowdy Everyone!

I’m Jenn and I get the privilege to serve you through the TV ministry here at Living Proof. It’s a TON of fun! Headphones are often in my ears as I view the messages and my office-mates always want to know what I’m laughing at. Today it was Beth’s snake stick story from the Audacious series. If you haven’t ever watched a show, you are missing a BLESSING. I encourage you to jump on the Living Proof app and listen to some great teaching from the Word. O.K. That was a fun rabbit trail but, I digress.

I’m giddy that I get to share my verse with you. Scripture Memory is hard for me. The struggle is real. Right? I know many of you can relate. I’ve had good intentions and failed so many times. I remember very clearly last summer, Beth recited a beautiful chapter of Scripture from the book of Ephesians. She encouraged the staff to PRAY for a supernatural work of the Spirit to enable us to memorize God’s Word. It was a lightbulb moment for me. I had never thought about praying to ask for God’s help in this area. A few months later, I headed into the Entrusted Bible Study and began to memorize the book of 2 Timothy. It’s been quite a journey that has required the Spirit’s help at every turn. I collided with a Scripture many of you know…here it goes:

Jenn Hamm from Cypress, TX

“For God did not give us a spirit of fear but of power and love and self-control.” 2 Timothy 1:7 NET

Paul was speaking this to young Timothy who was beginning to walk out his calling. One of my kiddos struggles with intense fear and anxiety at times. I wanted to be able to pray this verse over him and teach him to wield his sword. I’m so thankful we serve a God who helps us in our time of need. There’s power when we pray His Word over our loved ones. When we have it memorized, we can use it at any moment. I hope this encourages one of you today. Keep pressing on!



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  1. 851
    Patti Riggenbach says:

    Patti, Niles, MI. “As the rain and the snow come down from heaven, and do not return to it without watering the earth and making it bud and flourish so that it yields seed for the sower and bread for the eater.” Isaiah 55:10 NIV

  2. 852
    Barbara says:

    ” Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort” 2 Corinthians 1:3 NIV

  3. 853
    Lou Ann Smith says:

    Lou Ann Smith, McAllen,TX
    Whatever you do work heartily as for the Lord and not for men
    Colossians 3:23 ESV

  4. 854
    Martie Carter says:

    Martie Carter, Belton, TX

    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 46:10-11, NIV

  5. 855
    ASHLey says:

    Ashley from Marshalltown, IA

    PS 24:11 NIV – For the sake of your name, LORD, forgive my iniquity, though it is great.

  6. 856
    Barbi Mader says:

    Barbi, Post Falls Idaho. Then Jesus said, “Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. 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. For my yoke is easy to bear, and the burden I give you is light.” Matthew 11:28-30 NLT

  7. 857
    Janice says:

    Janice, Springdale, AR

    “Then the LORD said to me, ‘You have seen well,
    for I am watching over My word to perform it.”
    Jeremiah 1:12. ESV

  8. 858
    Janice Wyatt says:

    Delight yourself in the Lord and he will give you the desires of your heart. Psalm 37:4 NIV

  9. 859
    Linda Leonard says:

    Linda L, Northern CA

    “But God demonstrates His own love for us in this way: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us!”
    Romans 5:8 NIV

  10. 860
    Phoebe Cunningham says:

    Phoebe Cunningham from Tucson, Arizona:
    “He came to his own, and his own people did not receive him.”
    John 1:11 ESV

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    micmabella says:

    Michelle V.
    Woodstock, VT

    Psalm 145:8 NASB

    The Lord is gracious and merciful;
    Slow to anger and great in lovingkindness.

  12. 862
    Nikki Harrison says:

    Nikki Harrison, Franklin, Tn
    ” You are of God, little children, and have overcome them, because he who is in you is greater than he who is in the world. ” 1 John 4:4 NKJV

  13. 863
    Rebekah Reed says:

    Rebekah Reed from Green Bay, WI:

    “Listen, O coastlands, to Me, And take heed, you peoples from afar! The LORD has called Me from the womb; From the matrix of My mother He has made mention of My name. And He has made My mouth like a sharp sword; In the shadow of His hand He has hidden Me, And made Me a polished shaft; In His quiver He has hidden Me.”
    (Isaiah 49:1-2, NKJV)

  14. 864
    Emily says:

    Emily, Topeka, Kansas

    “We know that all things work together for the good of those who love God: those who are called according to His purpose. For those He foreknew He also predestined to be conformed to the image of His Son, so that He would be the firstborn among many brothers. And those He predestined, He also called; and those He called, He also justified; and those He justified, He also glorified.”

    Romans 8:28-30 (HCSB)

  15. 865
    michellemabell says:

    Michelle V.
    Woodstock, VT

    Psalm 145:8 NASB

    The Lord is gracious and merciful;
    Slow to anger and great in lovingkindness.

  16. 866
    Ingrid says:

    Ingrid from Uxbridge, Ontario, Canada

    “Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever!”
    ‭‭Psalms‬ ‭107:1‬ ‭ESV‬‬
    (am going to try to learn the whole psalm during the Ps 107 challenge)

  17. 867
    Sara Etta Stewart says:

    Sara Etta from Albuquerque

    For the earth is the Lord’s and everything in it.
    1 Corinthians 10:26

  18. 868
    Lora Tiano says:

    Lora – Kernersville, NC – “11Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor, serving the Lord.” Romans 12:11 NIV

  19. 869
    Sherri Fowler says:

    Sherri Fowler Huntsville, AL
    The LORD is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit. -Psalm 34:18 NIV

  20. 870
    Nancy Maddox says:

    Nancy Maddox, Crowley, TX
    1 Thess. 5:11. Therefore encourage one another and build up one another, just as you are doing.

  21. 871
    Cheryl says:

    Everett, PA “But each one is tempted when he is carried away and enticed by his own lust.” James 1:14

  22. 872
    Carrie Gill says:

    Carrie Gill, Tyler, TX
    “For the sake of Your name Lord forgive my iniquity, though it is great.”
    Psalm 25:11

  23. 873
    Carol says:

    Carol Burns from Round Rock

    “Is it not to share your bread with the hungry, to bring the poor and homeless into your house, to clothe the naked when you see him, and to not ignore your own flesh and blood?” Isaiah 58:7 (HCSB)

  24. 874
    Elise says:

    Elise from Newark
    For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes. Romans 1:16 NIV

  25. 875
    Cara Railey says:

    Cara Railey, Springfield, Missouri: “Be silent before the Lord and wait expectantly for Him; do not be agitated by one who prospers in his way, by the man who carries out evil plans.”
    ‭‭Psalms‬ ‭37:7‬ ‭HCSB‬‬

  26. 876
    Stacey Vicenti says:

    Stacey Vicenti, Albuquerque, NM

    “Direct your children onto the right path, and when they are older, they will not leave it.”
    ‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭22:6‬ ‭NLT‬‬

  27. 877
    Susan Magaña says:

    Susan, El Paso TX
    I also pray that you will understand the incredible greatness of God’s power for us who believe him. This is the same mighty power that raised Christ from the dead and seated him in the place of honor at God’s right hand in the heavenly realms.
    Ephesians 1:19‭-‬20 NLT

  28. 878
    Carol A Lage says:

    Carol Lage, Jefferson City Mo

    We have heard with our ears, O God; our fathers have told us what you did in their days, in days long ago With your hand you drove out the nations and planted our fathers; you crushed the peoples and made our fathers flourish. It was not by their sword that they won the land, nor did their arm bring them victory; It was your right hand, your arm, and the light of your face, for you loved them.

    Psalm 44: 1-3 NIV

  29. 879
    Bonnie Slawinski, Johnson City, TX says:

    Bless those who curse you. Pray for those who mistreat you.
    Luke 6:28 CEB

  30. 880
    Arilee H. says:

    Arilee H., Saskatoon, SK Canada
    “Do not seek revenge or bear a grudge against anyone among your people, but love your neighbor as yourself. I am the Lord.” Leviticus 19:18 NIV

  31. 881

    Christy Vines, Midland TX
    “Whoever fears the LORD has a secure fortress, and for their children it will be a refuge.”
    ‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭14:26‬ ‭NIV‬‬

  32. 882
    Ann Smith says:

    Ann Smith, Mapleton, Maine

    For Your name’s sake, O Lord,
    Pardon my iniquity, for it is great.
    Psalm 25:11 NASB

  33. 883
    Elizabeth says:

    Elizabeth Hughes, Berrien Springs, MI, “Remind them of these things, and charge them before God not to quarrel about words, which does no good, but only ruins the hearers. Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth.” (2Timothy 2:14-15ESV).

  34. 884
    Amy Laughter says:

    He will be like a tree planted by the water that sends out its roots by the stream. It does not fear when heat comes; its leaves are always green. It has no worries in a year of drought and never fails to bear fruit. Jeremiah 17:8 NIV

  35. 885
    carol houghton says:

    Carol, Bryan, TX
    “Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that you will abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.” Romans 15:13 NASB

  36. 886
    Edna Grace C. says:

    Edna Grace from Torrance, CA.

    2 Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds, 3 because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance. 4 Perseverance must finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.

    James 1:2-4 NIV

  37. 887
    Jacqui Maudslay says:

    Jacqui, Chester

    ‘For God does not give us a spirit of fear, but of power and love and self control’

    2 Tim 1:7 NET

  38. 888
    Tina Shelton says:

    Tina Shelton- Richmond, TX

    Then you will experience God’s peace, which exceeds anything we can understand. His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:7 NLT

  39. 889
    Debbie May says:

    Debbie May from Fort Worth, TX
    If I say, “Surely the darkness shall cover me,
    and the light about me be night,”
    Psalm 139:11 ESV

  40. 890

    Alicia from Shoreview MN: “Have I not commanded you? Be strong a of good courage; do not be afraid nor be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9 NKJV.

  41. 891
    Lisa Barber says:

    Lisa B. Raleigh Girl Taylorsville NC Galatians 5:22-23 KJV

    But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.

  42. 892
    Kami Dimmick says:

    Kami Dimmick, Randolph Center, VT
    You, Lord , are my lamp; the Lord turns my darkness into light.
    2 Samuel 22:29 NIV

  43. 893
    michellemybell says:

    Michelle V
    Woodstock, VT

    Psalm 63:7 NASB

    For You have been my help,
    and in the shadow of Your wings I sing for joy.

  44. 894
    Joy Thompson says:

    Joy Thompson, Ormond, FL
    “He tends his flock like a shepherd: He gathers the lambs in his arms and carries them close to his heart; he gently leads those that have young.”
    ‭‭Isaiah‬ ‭40:11 NIV

  45. 895
    Angie Shockney says:

    Angie Shockney Martinsville IN
    Psalm 103:4 NIV
    Who redeems your life from the pit and crowns you with love and compassion,

  46. 896
    Kendra Harless says:

    Kendra from Fort Wayne, IN – “and in your godliness, brotherly kindness, and in your brotherly kindness, love.” 2 Peter 1:7

  47. 897
    Kay Tucker says:

    Kay Tucker Elyria, OH

    “Cast thy burden upon the Lord, and He shall sustain thee: He shall never suffer the righteous to be moved.” Psalm 55:22 KJV

  48. 898
    Carrie Moehrke says:

    Carrie Moehrke, Cary, NC

    “For God did not give us a spirit of fear but of power and love and self-control.” 2 Timothy 1:7 NET

  49. 899
    Darlene Butler says:

    Darlene, Monroe GA:
    Don’t just pretend to love others. Really love them. Hate what is wrong. Hold tightly to what is good. Romans 12:9 (NLT)

  50. 900
    Darcy Hendricks says:

    Darcy Hendricks, Parker, CO

    Dear children, let us not love with words or speech but with actions and in truth.

    1 John 3:18 NIV

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