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!


1,302 Responses to “SSMT 2017: Verse 12!”

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  1. 301
    cindi gallman says:

    1 Thessalonians 5:16 ESV

    Rejoice always!!

  2. 302
    Sandy Gates says:

    Call to me and I will answer you, and will tell you great and hidden things that you have not known. Jeremiah 33:3 ESV

  3. 303
    Michelle says:

    Michelle, West Des Moines, IA

    So we don’t look at the troubles we can see now; rather, we fix our gaze on things that cannot be seen. For the things we see now will soon be gone, but the things we cannot see will last forever.

    2 Corinthians 4:18, NLT

  4. 304
    Susannah Hotchkiss says:

    Susannah from Cypress, TX
    Gal. 6:9 ESV
    And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up.

  5. 305
    Lisa Taylor says:

    Lisa, Blue Ridge, VA
    ““Blessed are those whose transgressions are forgiven, whose sins are covered.”
    ‭‭Romans‬ ‭4:7‬ ‭NIV‬‬

  6. 306
    Diane Hotchkiss says:

    Diane from Cypress, TX
    Psalm 107:43 NIV
    Let the one who is wise heed these things
    and ponder the loving deeds of the Lord.

  7. 307
    Florence G says:

    Florence, Sacramento, CA
    “I will say of the LORD, ‘He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.'”
    Psalm 91:2 (NIV)

  8. 308
    Charmaine says:

    Charmaine, Miami, FL — “My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth.” Psalm 121:2 (NIV)

  9. 309
    Dianne Detrick says:

    Dianne Detrick, Magnolia, TX

    2 Timothy 2:5-6 NIV
    5) Similarly, if anyone competes as an athlete, he 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 crop.

  10. 310
    Donna Smith says:

    Donna, Athens, GA

    He was in the beginning with God;

    John 1:2 (RSV-2CE)

  11. 311
    Amanda Dales says:

    Amanda, Queensland, Australia

    The Lord leads with unfailing love and faithfulness
    all those who keep His covenant and obey His decrees.

    Psalm 25:10 NLT

  12. 312
    Linda Wright says:

    Linda Wright, Sugar Land, Texas – I thank and praise you, God of my ancestors: You have given me wisdom and power… Daniel 2:23a NIV

  13. 313
    Sandie Powell says:

    Sandie Powell
    Albuquerque, NM
    Psalm 34:12
    “What man is he that desireth the life, and loveth many mays, that he may see good?” KJV

  14. 314
    Judy Dreeszen says:

    Judy, Clay Center, Kansas “I take joy in doing your will, my God, for your instructions are written on my heart.” Psalm 40:8 NLT

  15. 315
    Carolyn T says:

    Carolyn T, Meridian, Idaho
    And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ. It is right for me to feel this way about you all, because I hold you in my heart, for you are all partakers with me of grace, both in my imprisonment and in the defense and confirmation of the gospel. Philippians 1:6-7 ESV

  16. 316
    Tia Lorentzen says:

    Psalm 51:10 KJV

    Create in me a clean heart, O God;
    and renew a right spirit within me.

  17. 317
    Debbie, Jacksonville, FL says:

    Psalm 139:12 NASB

    Even the darkness is not dark to Thee,

    And the night is as bright as the day.

    Darkness and light are alike to Thee.

  18. 318
    Cheri B, Fresno, CA says:

    For everyone who asks receives. Everyone who seeks, finds. And to everyone who knocks the door will be opened. (Luke 11:10 NLT)

  19. 319
    Rhonda Jackson says:

    Rhonda Jackson of Godfrey, Il – This I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfil the lust of the flesh. Galatians 5:16 KJV

  20. 320
    Bethany Bickford says:

    Bethany, Hawley, TX
    “Those who sow in tears will reap with shouts of joy.”
    Psalms 126:5 HCSB

  21. 321
    Liz Richmond says:

    Liz Richmond

    Romans 8:15 (NIV
    For you did not receive a spirit that makes you a slave again to fear,
    But you received the Spirit of sonship. And by Him we cry, “Abba, Father.”

  22. 322
    Kim Hower says:

    Kim, Gaithersburg MD

    But the Lord is faithful, and he will strengthen you and protect you from the evil one. ‭‭(2 Thessalonians‬ ‭3:3‬ ‭NIV‬‬)

  23. 323
    Lindsey Buchanan says:

    Lindsey Buchanan St. Augustine, FL
    “Who, then, is the man that fears the Lord? He will instruct him in the way chosen for him.” Psalm 25:12 NIV

  24. 324
    Robin Byrd says:

    Robin Byrd, Columbia S.C.

    “But He said to me, ” My Grace is sufficient for you,
    for My power is made perfect in weakness.”
    Therefore I will boast all the more gladly
    about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power
    may rest on me.”
    2 Corinthians 12:9. NIV

  25. 325
    Melissa Brazier says:

    Melissa from Lawrenceburg, TN
    1 Timothy 2:3-4 This is good, and it is pleasing in the sight of God our Savior, who desires all people to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth. ESV

  26. 326
    Denise Christian says:

    Denise from Reliance, Va

    NKJV Psalm 25:12

    “Who is the man that fears the Lord?
    Him shall He teach in the way He chooses.”

  27. 327
    Linda Rosenkoetter says:

    Ashland, OH “Your words were found and I ate them and Your words became to me a joy and the delight of my heart for I am called by Your name, Oh Lord, God of Hosts”. Jeremish 15:16 ESV

  28. 328
    Vicki Osier says:

    Vicki, from Grapevine, TX

    Who satisfies your desires with the good things so that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s ~ Psalm 103:5 NIV84

  29. 329
    Jennifer says:

    Jennifer from San Antonio, Texas
    “The Lord God has opened my ear; and I was not disobedient, nor did I turn back” (Isaiah 50:5 NASB).

  30. 330
    Mary says:

    Orlando, FL

    10 But if Christ is in you, although your bodies are dead because of sin, your spirits are alive because of righteousness. 11 If the Spirit of Him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, He who raised Christ Jesus from the dead will give life to your mortal bodies also through His Sprit which dwells in you.

    Romans 8:10-11 RSV

  31. 331
    Carolyn says:

    Carolyn Medlin Oceanside Ca
    And whatever you do, whether in word or deed ,do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.
    Colossians 3:17 NIV

  32. 332

    Amanda J. Love, Columbus Ohio: “For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms.” (Ephesians 6:12, NIV)

  33. 333
    Denise Wilkin says:

    Denise Wilkin
    El Paso, Texas

    2 Corinthians 9:10 (NIV) Now he who supplies seed to the sower and bread for food will also supply and increase your store of seed and will enlarge the harvest of your righteousness.

  34. 334
    Pam Nelson says:

    Pam, Brighton, CO

    Ephesians 2:10 (ESV)

    For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.

  35. 335
    Jes says:

    Columbia, PA

    Romans 12:19-21 NIV
    Do not take revenge, my dear friends, but leave room for God’s wrath, for it is written, “It is mine to avenge, I will repay,” says the Lord. On the contrary: “If your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him something to drink. In doing this, you will heap burning coals on his head.” Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.

  36. 336
    Barbi Mader says:

    Barbi, Post Falls, Idaho. “When I am afraid, I put my trust in you.” Psalm 56:3 ESV

  37. 337
    Beth schwandt says:

    Beth Schwandt
    Riverside, CA
    You rebuke the proud, the ones under a curse, who wander from Your commands. Take insult and contempt away from me, for I have kept Your decrees.
    Psalm 119:21-22 HCSB

  38. 338
    Cindy Stai says:

    Cindy~Lancaster OH
    Psalm 145:18, 19 (CJB)
    ADONAI is close to all who call on him, to all who sincerely call on him.
    He fulfills the desire of those who fear him;
    he hears their cry and saves them.

  39. 339
    Barbara Ordner says:

    Barbara Ordner, Tomball, TX
    Daniel 1:8
    But Daniel resolved..NIV

  40. 340
    Jane Ball- Carrollton KY says:

    All the paths of the LORD are steadfast love and faithfulness, for those who keep his covenant and his testimonies. Psalm 25:10 ESV

  41. 341
    God's not-so-little Dutch girl says:

    Joan, Portage, MI

    “Praise the Lord ! For it is good to sing praises to our God; for it is pleasant, and a song of praise is fitting.”
    Psalms 147:1 ESV

  42. 342
    Phyllis Taylor says:

    Phyllis, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
    1Cor:15:57 ESV
    But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.

  43. 343
    Sherry L Smith says:

    Sherry L Smith from Marietta GA

    “I sought the LORD, and he answered me and delivered me from ALL my fears.”

    Psalms 34:4 ESV

  44. 344
    Tracy Fahs says:

    Tracy, Lake St. Louis, Missouri

    even the darkness is not dark to you; the night is bright as day, for darkness is as light with you.
    Psalm 139:12 ESV

  45. 345
    Shannon Hogg says:

    Shannon, Mandeville. “For whoever wants to save their life will lose it, but whoever loses their life for me will find it.” Matt. 16:25 TNIV

  46. 346
    Rebecca Holmes says:

    Rebecca from Birmingham
    “But I think it is necessary to send back to you Epaphroditus, my brother, co-worker and fellow soldier, who is also your messenger, whom you sent to take care of my needs. For he longs for all of you and is distressed because you heard he was ill.”
    ‭‭Philippians‬ ‭2:25-26‬ ‭NIV‬‬

  47. 347
    Joan Bush says:

    Joan (Coppell, TX): When you lie down, you will not be afraid; when you lie down, your sleep will be sweet. Proverbs 3:24 NIV

  48. 348
    Darlene Johnson says:

    Darlene Johnson, Hollywood, SC “For of Him and through Him and to Him are all things, to whom be glory forever. Amen.” Romans 11:36 NKJV

  49. 349
    Elizabeth says:

    Elizabeth Hernandez-Forrest
    Borger, Tx
    I Thess 5:14 (NIV)

    Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, in everything give thanks for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. (14)

  50. 350
    Crystal Peaks says:

    “Trust in him at all times, O people; pour out your heart before him; God is a refuge for us. Selah”
    -‭‭Psalms‬ ‭62:”Trust in him at all times, O people; pour out your heart before him; God is a refuge for us. Selah”
    -‭‭Psalms‬ ‭62:8‬‬ ESV

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