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. 551
    Gail Peacock says:

    Gail Peacock, Longview, Texas

    “And above all these put on love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony.”
    ‭‭Colossians‬ ‭3:14‬ ‭NIV‬‬

  2. 552
    Lisa Herbstreit says:

    Lisa H fr Georgetown, TX

    Now I am coming to You, and I speak these things in the world so that they may have my joy completed in them. John 17:13 HCSB

  3. 553
    Chris Robertson says:

    Chris Robertson from Fort Wayne,Indiana
    The troubles of my heart have multiplied; free from my anguish. Psalm 25:17 NIV

  4. 554
    Fran Scott says:

    Fran Scott, Stafford TX: “The Lord is my light and my salvation — whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life — of whom shall I be afraid? Psalm 27:1 NIV

  5. 555
    Katrina Gagner says:

    Katrina Gagner from Wichita Falls, TX
    “That is why we never give up. Though our bodies are dying, our spirits are being renewed every day.”
    ‭‭2 Corinthians‬ ‭4:16‬ ‭NLT‬‬

  6. 556
    Sharon L says:

    Sharon L., Pasadena, CA, “How precious to me are your thoughts, O God! How vast is the sum of them!” Psalm 139:17 NIV

  7. 557
    Susan Knowles says:

    Susan K from Bradenton, FL
    He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.
    He determines the number of the stars and calls them each by name.
    Great is our LORD and mighty in power; his understanding has no limits.
    Psalm 147:2-5 NIV

  8. 558
    Lori says:

    Lori, Toledo

    2 Timothy 2:14 HCSB “Remind them of these things, charging them before God not to fight about words; this is in no way profitable and leads to the ruin of the hearers.”

  9. 559
    Anita Thompson says:

    Anita, Miami, FL

    Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, James 1:2 (NIV)

  10. 560
    God's not-so-little Dutch girl says:

    Joan Portage, MI

    “And God is able to bless you abundantly, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work.”
    2 Corinthians 9:8 NIV

  11. 561
    Kathy says:

    Conroe, Texas
    Romans 8:37 NASB
    But in all these things we overwhelmingly comquer through Him who loved us.

  12. 562
    Susan says:

    Susan, Wynne
    Hebrews 4:12 (ESV)

    12 For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.

  13. 563
    Margaret Neil says:

    Margaret Neil, Jackson, TN

    Simon Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, to those who through the righteousness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ have received a faith as precious as ours:

    1Peter 1:1

  14. 564
    Marie Franse says:

    Marie Franse, Albuquerque, NM: At the present time your plenty will supply what they need, so that in turn their plenty will supply what you need. The goal is equality, 2 Corinthians 8:14 (NIV)

  15. 565
    Amy says:

    Say to those who have an anxious heart, “Be strong; fear not! Behold, your God will come with vengeance, with the recompense of God. He will come and save you.” ‭Isaiah‬ ‭35‬:‭4‬ ESV

  16. 566
    Amy says:

    Amy in Liberty Township, Ohio
    Say to those who have an anxious heart, “Be strong; fear not! Behold, your God will come with vengeance, with the recompense of God. He will come and save you.”
    Isaiah‬ ‭35‬:‭4‬ ESV

  17. 567
    Patti Riggenbach says:

    Patti – Niles, MI

    “It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm then and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery.”
    Galatians 5:1 NIV

  18. 568
    Sandy Peterson says:

    Sandy Powell, Ohio
    “When the dove returned to him in the evening, there in its beak was a freshly plucked olive leaf! Then Noah knew that the water had receded from the earth.”
    Genesis 8:11 NIV

  19. 569
    Jane Preas says:

    Jane Preas, Cooper, Texas

    Whoever has the Son has life; whoever does not have the Son of God does not have life. 1 John 5:12 ESV

  20. 570
    Carole says:

    PSALM 3:3 RSV
    But thou, O LORD, art a shield about me,
    my glory, and the lifter of my head.

  21. 571
    Charmaine, San Angelo says:

    There will be signs in the sun, moon and stars. On the earth, nations will be in anguish and perplexity at the roaring and tossing of the sea. Luke 21:25, NIV

  22. 572
    Jan Jensen says:

    Jan Jensen from Waterloo, Iowa “We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we pray for you,”
    Colossians 1:3 NIV

  23. 573
    Rhonda says:

    Rhonda Edmunds from Milton, WV
    “The LORD is merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love.”
    Psalm 103:8 ESV

  24. 574
    Debi Newsome says:

    Come, you children, listen to me;
    I will teach you the fear of the Lord.

    Psalms 34:11 NKJV

  25. 575
    Erin says:

    Erin from Kennewick, WA

    Let love and faithfulnessb never leave you;
    bind them around your neck,
    write them on the tablet of your heart.
    Then you will win favor and a good name
    in the sight of God and man.
    ~ Proverbs 3:3-4 (NIV)

  26. 576
    Paula Hale says:

    Paula Hale, Brownwood, Tx
    “The Lord has established his throne in the heavens, and his kingdom rules over all.”
    ‭‭Psalms‬ ‭103:19‬ ‭ESV‬‬

  27. 577
    Stephanie Sanchez says:

    Stephanie S. from Richardson, TX

    Not that I seek the gift, but I seek the fruit that increases to your credit. ESV Phil4.17

  28. 578
    Carol says:

    Carol, Bryan, Texas “For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war according to the flesh, for the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh, but divinely powerful for the destruction of fortresses. We are destroying speculations and every lofty thing raised up against the knowledge of God, and we are taking every thought captive to the obedience of Christ.” 2 Corinthians 10:3-5 NASB

  29. 579
    Heather Miller says:

    Heather Miller, Greensburg, Louisiana:

    He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, that we might die to sin and live to righteousness. By his wounds you have been healed. For you were straying like sheep, but have now returned to the Shepherd and Overseer of your souls.
    1 Peter 2:24-25 ESV

  30. 580
    Emily Miller says:

    Emily Miller, Greensburg, LA

    And I am certain that God, who began the good work within you, will continue his work until it is finally finished on the day when Christ Jesus returns. Philippians 1:6

  31. 581
    Autumn says:

    Autumn, Deer Park, WA

    Ephesians 4:30 NIV

    “And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God,
    with whom you were sealed for the day
    of redemption.”

  32. 582
    Cam Moore says:

    Cam Moore, Albuquerque, NM
    Turn to me and be gracious to me, for I am lonely and afflicted . Psalm 25:16 NIV

  33. 583
    Ingrid says:

    Ingrid from Uxbridge, Ontario, Canada

    “Happy are those who hear the joyful call to worship, for they will walk in the light of your presence, Lord.”
    ‭‭Psalms‬ ‭89:15‬ ‭NLT‬‬

  34. 584
    Dawn Lucy says:

    Dawn Lucy Steele AL

    Better is one day in your courts than a thousand elsewhere; I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God than dwell in the tents of the wicked.
    Psalm 84:10 NLT

  35. 585
    Lisa says:

    “He is also the head of the body, the church; He is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, so that He might come to have first place in everything.” Colossians 1:18 HCSB

  36. 586
    Amy Link says:

    Amy Link – Alva, FL

    You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.

    Jeremiah 29:13 NIV

  37. 587
    Ann says:

    Ann Smith ~ Mapleton, ME

    Psalm 25:17 NASB
    [17] The troubles of my heart are enlarged; Bring me out of my distresses.

  38. 588
    Judy Rowland says:

    Judy, Louisville, KY
    Romans 8:15 NET
    For you did not receive the spirit of slavery leading again to fear, but you received the Spirit of adoption, by whom we cry,
    “Abba, Father.”

  39. 589
    Jennifer Walker says:

    Fort Worth TX

    “There is a river whose streams make glad the city of God, The holy dwelling places of the Most High.”
    ‭‭Psalms‬ ‭46:4‬ ‭NASB‬‬

  40. 590
    Yael Azeke says:

    Yael hernandez azeke, New York, ny

    Psalm 91:15 NASB

    He will call upon me, and I will answer him.
    I will be with him in trouble;
    I will rescue him, and honor him,
    And let him behold my salvation.

  41. 591
    Karen Watson says:

    NASHVILLE, TN. “Work at living in peace with everyone, and work at living a holy life, for those who are not holy will not see the Lord.” HEB. 12:14, NLT

  42. 592
    Gay says:

    Round Rock, Tx
    “Create in me a pure heart, God, and make my spirit right again.”
    Psalm 51:10 ICB

  43. 593
    Martha Basler says:

    Houston, Tx.

    Ps. 103:15
    As for man, his days are like grass;
    As a flower of the field, so He flourishes.

  44. 594
    Pam Marshall says:

    Pam from Mason, Ohio: “Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God’s will for you, which is good and pleasing and perfect.” Romans 12:2 (NLT)

  45. 595
    Chris says:

    Waynesville NC

    My eyes are ever toward the LORD, for he will pluck my feet out of the net.

    Psalm 25:16

  46. 596
    Grace Kunde says:

    Grace Kunde, Sandy UT
    Turn to me and be gracious to me, for I am lonely and afflicted.
    Psalm 25:16 ESV

  47. 597
    Linda says:

    And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God
    in whom you were sealed for the day of redemption.
    Ephesians 4:30 RSV
    Linda, Fort Collins, CO

  48. 598
    Charlotte Ortega says:

    Charlotte from Saugus, CA

    Mark 1:41
    Filled with compassion, Jesus reached out his hand and touched the man “I am willing” he said “be clean.” NIV

  49. 599
    Julie Stamey says:

    Psalm 139:3 ESV
    You search out my path and my lying down
    and are acquainted with all my ways

    Julie from Nederland Texas – Texas Forever!

  50. 600
    kelly aylward says:

    Kelly, Missiouri City, TX- ” You are aware that all who are in Asia turned away from me, among whom are Phygelus and Hermogenes. May the Lord grant mercy to the household of Onesiphorus for he often refreshed me and was not ashamed of my chains..2 Tim 1:15-18, ESV

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