SSMT 2017: Verse 17!

fafcd3ab-ad08-4408-b0ff-1c958821244eHi! I am Sherry McClure and I am so happy to be memorizing Scripture with you!

The Psalms have been an anchor for me this year and I felt that it would be a good idea to memorize several verses from the Psalms to keep my mind focused on the Lord. My verses right now are Psalms 84:1-12:

“For a day in your courts is better than a thousand elsewhere. I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God than dwell in the tents of wickedness. For the Lord is a sun and shield, the Lord bestows favor and honor. No good thing does He withhold from those who walk uprightly. O Lord, of hosts, blessed is the one who trusts in you.”

These verses help me remember that if I feel that something is being withheld from me, it is not good for me! What relief to know that the Lord doesn’t withhold anything good from those who are following him. These verses also make me want to trust Him more and have the blessing of freedom, knowing He is good, faithful, and for me. It makes me want to be in His presence more than anywhere else. He is good and His ways are good!

Don’t give up, my SSMT friends! You can do it!


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  1. 1
    Carrie Hart says:

    Carrie Hart, Byron GA

    James 3:17 ESV – But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, open to reason, full of mercy and good fruits, impartial and sincere.

  2. 2
    Leah Pease says:

    Leah, Kansas City, MO

    No one who hopes in you
    will ever be put to shame,
    but shame will come on those
    who are treacherous without cause.

    Psalm 25:3 (NIV)

  3. 3
    Emily Jones says:

    Emily Mechanicsville, VA
    “The distresses of my heart increase; bring me out of my sufferings.”
    Psalm 25:17 HCSB

  4. 4
    Tina Hite says:

    The unfolding of your words gives light; it gives understanding to the simple.
    Psalm 119:130 NIV

  5. 5
    Dottie Morrow says:

    Dottie Morrow
    Mansfield, TX

    “for the perverse person is an abomination to the Lord, but His secret counsel is with the upright.”

    Proverbs 3:32 NKJV

  6. 6
    Kim Lee says:

    Kim Lee, Faison, NC: But has now been revealed by the appearing of our Savior Jesus Christ, who has abolished death and brought life and immortality to light through the gospel, to which I was appointed a preacher, an apostle, and a teacher of the Gentiles. For this reason I also suffer these things; nevertheless I am not ashamed, for I know whom I have believed, and am persuaded that He is able to keep what I have committed to Him until that Day. 2 Timothy 1:10-12 (NKJV)

  7. 7
    Teresa says:

    Teresa, Walla Walla, “Turn to me and have mercy on me, for I am alone and in deep distress.” Psalm 25:16 NLT

  8. 8
    Kay Guerrero says:

    Kay from Deer Park, Texas

    James 1:20 NIV

    “…for man’s anger does not bring about the righteous life that God desires.”

  9. 9
    Joy French says:

    Joy French-Georgetown, Tx ” Your thoughts -how rare, how beautiful! God, I’ll never comprehend them!” Psalm 139:17 The Message

  10. 10
    Dawn Atwood says:

    Dawn Atwood, McKinney, TX
    “God says, “Because you are devoted to me, I’ll rescue you. I’ll protect you because you know my name.
    ‭‭Psalms‬ ‭91:14 CEB‬‬

  11. 11
    Rita says:

    The troubles of my heart have enlarged, being me
    Out of my distresses!

    Psalm 25:17

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    Andrea Baranick says:

    Andrea from Houston, TX “Even youths shall faint and be weary, and young men shall fall exhausted;” Isaiah 40:30 ESV

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    Ruth Malinowski says:

    Ruth Kitchener ON

    You will go out in joy and be led forth in peace; the mountains and hills will burst into song before you, and all the trees of the field will clap their hands. Isaiah 55:12 (NIV)

  14. 14
    Crystal says:

    Crystal, Livonia, MI

    “Let the Word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God.”

    Colossians 3:16 ESV

    **Praying for all of you in Houston! Our church is sending supplies from up north!! Wish we could be there to help with the clean up but will send supplies in the absence of hands and feet on the ground!!***

    • 14.1
      Peggy Miles says:

      Hi Crystal,
      This is Peggy Miles – I live down in Jackson, MI. Will you be going to the gathering in January? I’d love to meet you if you’re there!

  15. 15
    Carolyn Stutz says:

    Carolyn, Dover, Ohio

    “Do good to your servant, and I will live; I will obey your word.” Psalm 119:17 NIV 1984

  16. 16
    Susie says:

    Susie from Northville, MI
    “You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden.
    Matthew 5:14 NIV

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    Missi says:

    Missi Woods – Walker, LA
    And my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus. Philippians‬ ‭4:19 NIV
    **Praying for Texas**

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    Carolyn Stutz says:

    Carolyn, Dover, Ohio

    “Do good to your servant, and I will live; I will obey your word.” Psalm 119:17 NIV

  19. 19
    Erika Archie says:

    Erika Archie, Gatesville, TX
    For physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things, holding promise for both the present life and the life to come.
    1 Timothy 4:8 NIV

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    Tara says:

    Tara, Greensboro, NC
    Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us be thankful, and so worship God acceptably with reverence and awe.
    Hebrews 12:28

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    Peggy Miles says:

    Peggy says:

    Though you have not seen Him, you love Him, and though you do not see Him now, but believe in Him,, you greatly rejoice with joy inexpressible and full of glory, obtaining as the outcome of your faith the salvation of your souls. I Peter 1:8 (NASB)

  22. 22
    Mary, Nova Scotia says:

    “Our suffering is light and temporary and is producing for us an eternal glory that is greater than anything we can imagine.” ~ 2 Corinthians 4:17 GWT

  23. 23
    Roseanne Burdick says:

    Roseanne, Tacoma, WA
    Commit your way to the Lord, trust also in Him,
    And He shall bring it to pass.
    He shall bring forth your righteousness as the light,
    and your justice as the noonday.
    Psalm 37:5-6 NKJV

  24. 24
    Sherry says:

    Indianapolis, IN

    Psalm 34:19 (NIV)

    “The righteous person may have many troubles, but the LORD delivers her from them all.”

  25. 25
    Robin Byrd says:

    Robin Byrd, Columbia, S.C.

    ” O give thanks to the LORD, call upon His name;
    Make known His deeds among the peoples.
    Sing to Him, sing praises to Him; Speak of
    All His wonders”. NASB

  26. 26
    Michelle Vasquez says:

    Michelle V, Hewitt, TX

    Consider him who endured such opposition from sinners, so that you will not grow weary and lose heart.

    Hebrews 12:3 NIV

  27. 27
    Dot Dunaway says:

    And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purposes. Romans 8:28. NIV

  28. 28
    Sarah Schoolcraft says:

    “Their teaching will spread like gangrene. Among them are Hymenaeus and Philetus,…”
    2 Timothy 2:17 NIV

  29. 29
    Sharon Howard says:

    Sharon – Goliad, Texas: Job 25:2 (NIV) “Dominion and awe belong to God; he establishes order in the heights of heaven.”

  30. 30
    Lori Causyn says:

    Lori Causyn, Kenora, Ontario

    A new command I give you, that you love one another; just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another. John 13:34 ESV

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    Jes, Columbia, PA

    Isaiah 46:3-4, NASB
    Listen to me, O house of Jacob, and all the remnant of the house of Israel, you who have been carried from the womb; even to your old age I will be the same, and even to your graying years I will bear you. I have done it, and I will carry you; and I will bear you and I will deliver you.

  32. 32
    Kristen says:

    Kristen Schwark, Indianapolis, IN
    So if you consider me a partner welcome him as you would welcome me
    ~ Philemon 17

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    Sarah Gittemeier says:

    Sarah Gittemeier from Kansas City:

    I have revealed and saved and proclaimed-I, and not some foreign god among you. You are my witnesses,” declares the Lord, “that I am God. Yes, and from ancient days I am he. No one can deliver out of my hand. When I act, who can reverse it?”
    Isaiah 43:12-13, NIV

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    Laurie O'Connor says:

    Laurie O – Cumming, GA

    For there is one God, and there is one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus,

    1 Timothy 2:5, ESV

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    Cathy Scott says:

    San Bernardino Ca
    I can count all my bones they look and stare at me.
    Psalms:22:17 nkjv.

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    Anita Siecker says:

    Anita Siecker, Chesterfield, VA

    We believe that Jesus died and rose again and so we believe that God will bring with Jesus those who have fallen asleep in Him.

    1 Thessalonians 4:14 NIV84

    Margaret A. Clark 2/15/43 – 8/27/17

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    Dawn says:

    Dawn from Orland Park, IL: “And WE KNOW that IN ALL THINGS-GOD WORKS for the GOOD of those who love Him, who have been CALLED ACCORDING TO HIS PURPOSE.” Romans 8:28 (NIV)

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    Glennell Strawn says:

    Glennell Strawn
    Buda TX

    Psalm 34:17 (ESV)

    When the righteous cry for help, the LORD hears and delivers them out of all their troubles.

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    jChris Laughlin says:

    Chris Laughlin from San Antonio, Texas
    Matthew 5:14-16 KJV
    You are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid. Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it gives light unto all that are in the house. Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father which is in heaven.

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    Nancy Maddox says:

    Nancy Maddox, Crowley, TX 1 Thess. 5:17
    Pray without ceasing.

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    Carol McLaren from Pinon, Arizona-Do not be carried away by all kinds of strange teachings. It is good for our hearts to be strengthened by grace, not by eating ceremonial foods, which is of no benefit to those who do so. Hebrews 13:9 NIV

  42. 42
    Amy Guth says:

    Amy Guth from Canton, MS

    “The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit.”

    Psalm 34:18 ESV

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    Mimi Foster says:

    Mimi from Chickasaw, Al

    The troubles of my heart have multiplied; free me from my anguish.

    Psalm 25:17 NIV 🙂

    Praying for you and all the people affected by the hurricane. May God give you strength and courage to face the challenges in the days ahead.

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    Barb says:

    Barb * Willow Park TX * Hebrews 10:23 “Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful.”

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    Vicki Bolton says:

    Vicki Bolton, Lubbock, TX

    The Lord is my shepherd; there is nothing I lack.

    Psalm 23:1

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    Carol Marroquin says:

    Carol, Hewitt, TX “Yet, I will exult in the LORD, I will rejoice in the God of my salvation.” Habakkuk 3:18

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    Cassia says:

    Cassia from Spring, TX
    I feel torn between the two, because I have a desire to depart and be with Christ, which is better by far. ‭‭Philippians‬ ‭1:23‬ ‭NET‬‬

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    Volleyball Ginger says:

    Ginger, Wetumpka, AL

    give thanks in all circumstances for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.
    1 Thessalonians 5:18 NIV

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    Theresa Huck says:

    Theresa Huck – Cheyenne, WY

    If that is how God clothes the grass of the field, which is here today and tomorrow is thrown into the fire, will he not much more clothe you-you of little faith?

    Matthew 6:30 NIV

    I am so sorry to hear what you are all going through in Houston with hurricane Harvey.

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    Connie says:

    Connie – Fulton, KY
    May the Lord make your love increase and overflow for each other and for everyone else, just as ours does for you. I Thessalonians 3:12 NIV 1984

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