SSMT 2017: Verse 12!

img_2489-pngHey Siestas!

I’m Kimberly, the Prayer Chaplain for Living Proof Ministries! I pray you are all having MUCH success with your memorization!

I have chosen to memorize my life verse in a different version:

Don’t fret or worry. Instead of worrying, pray. Let petitions and praise shape your worries into prayers, letting God know your concerns. Before you know it, a sense of God’s wholeness, everything coming together for good, will come and settle you down. It’s wonderful what happens when Christ displaces worry at the center of your life. Philippians 4:6-7 MSG

God has used this verse in my life to teach me to pray, and not to worry. Worry does NOTHING for the glory of God! Worry just makes us sick and tired…doesn’t bring the change we are hoping for, and will affect our health in a negative way. If we continue in worry, I’ve noticed, it makes things harder and more intense. It’s an energy drainer and joy stealer.

When life happens, and it does, don’t worry! PRAY. Let our praises and petitions shape our worries into prayers. Pray with thanksgiving, letting God have our concerns in exchange for His peace.  Before you know it, a sense of God’s wholeness, everything coming together for good, will come and settle us down, as Christ displaces worry at the center of our lives.

As I add this version of this verse into my memory bank, it’s clear in the actions for the ending reward! I challenge you to try it, the next time worry pops it’s head up in your sweet life!

Blessings in abundance to you all!

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  1. 751
    Darlene says:

    Darlene, Muncie, IN, “And where I go you know, and the way you know.” John 14:4 NKJV

  2. 752
    Jackie R says:

    Jackie from Plano, TX

    Ephesians 3:20 NIV – Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us

  3. 753
    Cara says:

    The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear?
    the Lord is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?

    Psalm 27 v 1 KJV

  4. 754
    Amy Flanagan says:

    Amy Flanagan Santee Ca
    Psalm 94:19 NASB

    When my anxious thoughts multiply within me,
    Your consolations delight my soul.

  5. 755
    Mary Nichter says:

    Surely God is my salvation; I will trust and not be afraid. The Lord, the Lord Himself, is my strength and my defense; He has become my salvation. Isaiah 12:2 (NIV)

  6. 756
    Paula Faulkner says:

    Paula of Fort Madison, Iowa
    “So whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do,
    do all for the Glory of God.

    ICorth 10:31 ESV

  7. 757
    Punky Tolson says:

    Punky Tolson, Dallas, TX – “I am sending him back to you, sending my very heart.” Philemon 12, ESV

  8. 758
    Nancy Lori says:

    Nancy Lori, Charlotte, NC
    For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.
    Luke 19:10 ESV

  9. 759
    Leah says:

    Leah from Lacey, WA

    How good and pleasant it is when brothers live together in harmony!
    Psalms 133:1 (HCSB)

  10. 760
    Margaret Bishop says:

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

  11. 761
    Paige says:

    having the eyes of your hearts enlightened, that you may know what is the hope to which he has called you, what are the riches of his glorious inheritance in the saints,

    Ephesians 1:18 ESV

  12. 762
    Sharon Toth says:

    Sharon, Lincoln Park, Mi
    In my desperation I prayed, and the LORD listened; he saved me from all my troubles. Psalm 34:6 NLT

  13. 763
    Connie Hirschy says:

    Connie, Chariton, Iowa HCS 2 Timothy 1:15 This you know: All those in Asia have turned away from me. including Phygelus and Hermogenes.2 Timothy 1:15

  14. 764
    Nancy Borrett says:

    Nancy-Yonges Island, SC

    “…I know whom I have believed, and am convinced that He is able to guard what I have entrusted to Him until that day.”

    2 Timothy 1:12b NIV

  15. 765
    Anna solomon says:

    Anna from Auburn, AL “I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.” Ps 139:14 NIV

  16. 766
    Amy says:

    Amy in Liberty Township, Ohio
    It is the Lord who goes before you. He will be with you; He will not leave you or forsake you. Do not fear or be dismayed. Deuteronomy 31:8 ESV

  17. 767
    Susan Gittemeier says:

    Susan G, Overland Park, KS
    “I am the vine; you are the branches. If a man remains in me and I in him, he will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing.”
    Jn. 15:5 NIV

  18. 768
    Emily says:

    Emily, Topeka, Kansas

    “What then are we to say about these things? If God is for us, who is against us? He did not even spare His own Son but offered Him up for us all; how will He not also with Him grant us everything?”

    Romans 8:31-32 (HCSB)

  19. 769
    Kimyetta Hayden says:

    Kimyetta H., Jonesboro, GA

    “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled.”

    Matthew 5:6 NIV

  20. 770
    Becky says:

    Becky from Cincinnati
    ‘What man is he that desireth life, and loveth many days, that he may see good?’
    Psalm 34:12 KJV

  21. 771
    Christy Vines says:

    Christy Vines in Midland TX
    “He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress; I shall not be greatly shaken.”
    ‭‭Psalms‬ ‭62:2‬ ‭ESV

  22. 772
    Lou Ann Smith says:

    Lou Ann Smith, McAllen TX
    Knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward. You are serving the Lord Christ. Colossians 3:24 ESV

  23. 773
    Sarah says:

    Sarah, Lincoln, NE … “In every nation the man who fears Him and does what is right is welcome to Him.” (Acts 10:35 NASB)

  24. 774
    Simone M says:

    Simone M. ~ Houma, LA

    The righteous cry, and the Lord heareth, and delivereth them out of all their troubles.

  25. 775
    Shannon says:

    Shannon from Shelby, MT
    “Love the LORD your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your strength.”
    Deuteronomy 6:5 HCSB

  26. 776
    Joy Maxhelaku says:

    Joy from San Diego: “…that people may know, from the rising of the sun
    and from the west, that there is none besides me;
    I am the Lord, and there is no other. ” Isaiah 45:6, ESV

  27. 777
    LeAnn says:

    LeAnn. Spring, TX
    PSALM 143:8 (NIV)
    “Let the morning bring me word of Your unfailing love for I have put my trust in You. Show me the way that I should go for to You I lift up my soul.”

  28. 778
    Sarah Marion says:

    Sarah, Christina Esther May and Janie Marion Wenatchee WA

    “That is why I am suffering as I am. Yet this is no cause for shame, because I know whom I have believed, and am convinced that he is able to guard what I have entrusted to him until that day.”
    2 Timothy 1:12 NIV

  29. 779
    Erin Clark says:

    Erin Clark from Kennewick, WA

    He will not allow your foot to slip;
    He who keeps you will not slumber;
    Indeed, He who watches over Israel
    will neither slumber nor sleep.

    ~ Psalm 121:3-4 (NIV 1984)

  30. 780
    Charlie Carraway says:

    Charlie Carraway, Sopchoppy, FL
    “So that at the name of Jesus EVERY KNEE WILL BOW, of those in heaven and on earth and under the earth.”
    Philippians 2:10 NASB

  31. 781
    Heather Rattray says:

    Heather Louisville, KY
    “I hear the tumult of the raging seas as your waves and surging tides sweep over me.”
    Psalm 42:7(NLT)

  32. 782
    Cathy says:

    Cathy- Birmingham, Al
    Ps 50:15 NLT
    15Then call on me when you are in trouble,
    and I will rescue you,
    and you will give me glory.”

  33. 783
    Gay says:

    Gay
    Round Rock, Tx
    Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
    Phil. 4:6-7 NIV

  34. 784
    Nancy Dal Pian says:

    Nancy Dal Pian, Port Charlotte, FL
    Ephesians 3:16, NIV
    I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being,

  35. 785
    Ann Smith says:

    Ann Smth Mapleton, ME

    Who is the man who fears the Lord?
    He will instruct him in the way he should choose.
    Psalm 25:12 NASB

  36. 786
    Vicki says:

    Vicki – Broken Arrow, OK

    “The LORD bless you and keep you; the LORD make His face to shine upon you and be gracious to you; the LORD lift up His countenance and give you peace.”

    Numbers 6:24-26 (ESV)

  37. 787
    Jennifer Mosher says:

    Jennifer Mosher in Canfield, OH
    Isaiah 54:17
    No weapon forged against you will prevail.
    Isaiah 54:17. New NIV

  38. 788
    Kristin says:

    Kristin Kellett, Tulsa, OK. He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.
    Psalm 147:3 (NIV)

  39. 789
    Jennifer mosher says:

    Wait! There’s more!!!
    Isaiah 54:17 (complete)
    …No weapon forged against you will prevail,
    and you will refute every tongue that accuses you.
    This is the heritage of the servants of the LORD,
    And this is their vindication from me,” new NIV
    Jennifer Mosher in Canfield, OH

  40. 790
    Lynnet Asselta says:

    Lynnet Asselta from Flower Mound, TX: “While I was with them, I protected them and kept them safe by that name you gave me. None has been lost except the one doomed to destruction so that Scripture would be fulfilled.” John‬ ‭17:12‬ ‭NIV‬‬

  41. 791
    Erika Weilage says:

    Erika from Prospect, KY – “and to know this love that surpasses knowledge —that you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God.” – Ephesians 3:19 (NIV)

  42. 792
    Kim says:

    Ephesians 1:23

    “which is His body, the fullness of Him, who fills everything in every way”

  43. 793
    Vicki Morton says:

    There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear, because fear involves punishment, and the one who fears is not perfected in love. I John 4:18 NASB

  44. 794
    Bridget Jones says:

    Week 11:
    Love the lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind.
    Luke 10:27

  45. 795
    Carol Bowden says:

    Carol B., Conyers,GA

    to be self-controlled, pure, working at home, kind, and submissive to their own husbands, that the word of God may not be reviled. Titus 2:5 ESV

  46. 796
    terra says:

    Terra Brown, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada

    “I have the right to do anything,” you say–but not everything is beneficial. “I have the right to do anything”–but not everything is constructive.”

    1 Corinthians 10:23 (NIV)

  47. 797
    Rebecca Weatherford Webster says:

    Rebecca from Harrah, OK
    “My soul desires you at night, my spirit in me seeks you at dawn; for when your judgments are here on earth, the people in the world learn what righteousness is.”
    ‭‭Yesha ‘yahu (Isa)‬ ‭26:9‬ ‭CJB‬‬

  48. 798
    Erin Alley says:

    Erin Alley from Greenwood, SC: “A wise man’s heart guides his mouth, and his lips promote instruction.” Proverbs 16:23 NIV84

  49. 799
    Ann Wellen says:

    Ann from Mandeville LA

    John 20:21
    Again Jesus said,
    “Peace be with you ! As the Father has sent me, I am sending you.”
    NIV

  50. 800
    Jo says:

    Jo, Columbia, Missouri
    Psalm 116:1-1 I love the LORD, for he heard my voice; he heard my cry for mercy. Because he turned his ear to me, I will call on him as long as I live. The cords of death entangled me, the anguish of the grave came over me; I was overcome by distress and sorrow. Then I called on the name of the LORD: “ LORD, save me!” The LORD is gracious and righteous; our God is full of compassion. The LORD protects the unwary; when I was brought low, he saved me. Return to your rest, my soul, for the LORD has been good to you. For you, LORD, have delivered me from death, my eyes from tears, my feet from stumbling, that I may walk before the LORD in the land of the living. I trusted in the LORD when I said, “I am greatly afflicted”; in my alarm I said, “Everyone is a liar.” Psalm‬ ‭116:1-11‬ ‭NIV‬‬

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