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. 801
    Brenda Loyd says:

    Brenda Loyd from Talala,Oklahoma says:
    Psalms 107:29 KJV, He stilled the storm to a whisper; the waves of the sea were hushed.

  2. 802
    Brenda Loyd says:

    Brenda Loyd from Talala,Oklahoma says:
    Psalms 107:29 He stilled the storm to a whisper; the waves of the sea were hushed. JKV

  3. 803
    Lisa says:

    Deuteronomy 6:5 NIV
    “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength “

  4. 804
    Peg Suveg says:

    Peg Suveg from Naperville, IL

    “have mercy on me, Lord, for I call to you all day long.” Psalm 86:3 (NIV)

  5. 805
    Nancy Thomas says:

    Nancy from Birmingham, AL

    “Then, after desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin: and sin, when it is full grown, gives birth to death.” James 1:15 NIV

  6. 806
    Nedra Gordon Hoover says:

    Nedra Gordon Hoover, Blue Springs, MO “Every good thing bestowed and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation, or shifting shadow.” James 1:7 NASB

  7. 807
    Beverly says:

    Beverly – Jackson, TN

    “So then, we must PURSUE what promotes peace and what builds up
    one another. Do not tear down God’s work…”

    -Rom. 14:19-20a HCSB

    (it isn’t going to come naturally; have to PURSUE it!)

  8. 808
    Mary Gray says:

    Mary Gray, Fieldale, VA
    “Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong.”
    1 Corinthians 16:13 NIV

  9. 809
    Sue Price says:

    Hebrews 11:17 – “By faith Abraham, when he was tried, offered up Isaac: and he that had received the promises offered up his only begotten son,”

  10. 810
    Linda Howard says:

    Therefore, my dear brothers and sisters, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain.  (1 Corinthians 15:58)NIV 

  11. 811
    Janice Barber says:

    Janice W Barber, Virginia Beach, VA

    Psalm 51:17 NIV

    My sacrifice, O God, is[a] a broken spirit;
    a broken and contrite heart
    you, God, will not despise.

  12. 812
    Abbey Hazel says:

    Abbey from Waco, TX

    “and since we have a great priest over the house of God,”

    Hebrews 10:21 NIV

  13. 813
    stacy roznovak says:

    Stacy Roznovak, Taylor, TX
    “THerefore do not be foolish, but understand what the Lord’s will is.” Ephesians 5:17 (NIV)

  14. 814
    Vicki Saul says:

    Vicki from Arkansas. “If anyone thinks he is religious without controlling his tongue, then his religion is useless and he deceives himself.”
    ‭‭James‬ ‭1:26

  15. 815
    Lisa Snyder says:

    Lisa S. in Montgomery, TX

    Romans12:17 NLT

    Never pay back evil with more evil. Do things in such a way that everyone can see you are honorable.

  16. 816
    Mary Nichter says:

    Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” John 8:12 (ESV)

  17. 817
    Tammy smith says:

    Psalms 84:1-12
    ” For a day in your courts is better than a thousand elsewhere,I would rather be a door keeper in the house of my God than dwell I the tents of wickedness .For the Lord is a sun and shelf the Lord bestowes favor and honor . No good thing does he withhold from those who walk upright O Lord of hosts ,blessed is the one who trusts in you .”

  18. 818
    Courtney says:

    Courtney Kraemer, Houma, LA

    You make known to me the path of life;
    in your presence there is fullness of joy;
    at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.
    Psalm 16:11, ESV

  19. 819
    Sandra Chisum says:

    Wichita Falls, TX

    I raise my eyes toward the mountains. Where will my hell come from?

    Ps 121:1 HCSB

  20. 820
    Kaylee Taylor says:

    Kaylee Taylor; Stephenville TX

    “Unless the Lord builds the house, those who build it labor in vain. Unless the Lord watches over the city, the watchman stays awake in vain.”
    ‭‭Psalms‬ ‭127:1‬ ‭ESV‬‬

  21. 821
    June Greenstreet says:

    June Greenstreet, Bradford Ontario
    “One thing have I asked of the Lord, that will I seek after: that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to gaze upon the beauty of the Lord and to inquire in his temple.”
    ‭‭Psalms‬ ‭27:4‬ ‭ESV‬‬

  22. 822
    Christina Lawless says:

    Christina, Flower Mound TX
    “The Lord hears his people when they call to him for help. He rescues them from all their troubles. Psalms 34:17 NLT

  23. 823
    Ally says:

    Houston, tx

    “Therefore I, a prisoner for serving the Lord, beg you to lead a life worthy of your calling, for you have been called by God.”
    ‭‭Ephesians‬ ‭4:1‬ ‭NLT‬‬

  24. 824
    Sheree Campbell says:

    Sheree Campbell, Phoenix, AZ

    “And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek Him” Hebrews 11:6 NIV

  25. 825
    Deena Sellars says:

    Deena from Amarillo, Texas

    “Lord, you do not withhold your compassion from me.
    Your constant love and truth will always guard me.”
    Psalm 40:11 CSB

  26. 826
    Linda Smith says:

    Linda, The Woodlands, TX

    “Those who know your name trust in you, for you, Lord, have never forsaken those who seek you.”

    Psalm 9:10 (NIV)

  27. 827
    Carol says:

    Carthage, NY

    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,

  28. 828
    Eleanor Moskovitz says:

    Memphis, TN

    II Tim. 2:10 ESV
    Therefore I endure everything for the sake of the elect, that they also may obtain the salvation that is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory.

  29. 829

    15-17, (sorry I got behind)

    Terri Fullerton, Abilene, TX

    Blessed are the pour in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
    Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.
    Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.

    Matthew 5: 3-5, NIV

  30. 830
    Mayela Parsons says:

    Psa 32:5 I acknowledged my sin to You, And my iniquity I have not hidden. I said, “I will confess my transgressions to the LORD,” And You forgave the iniquity of my sin. Selah

    Sal 32:5  Mi pecado te declaré, y no encubrí mi iniquidad. Dije: Confesaré mis transgresiones a Jehová; y tú perdonaste la maldad de mi pecado. (Selah) 

  31. 831
    Dawn Tolley says:

    Dawn Tolley, Appomattox, VA

    “Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house.” Matthew 5:15 (NIV)

  32. 832
    Sheila Kihlthau says:

    “…how much more will your Heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask Him.”
    Luke 11:13b NASB

  33. 833
    LaVerne Abbott says:

    LaVern Abbott from Dallas, Ga.
    “For the Word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and spirit, of joints, and marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.”

    Hebrews 4:12 ESV

  34. 834
    Kay says:

    Kay WV
    Jeremiah 17:7 (NKJV)
    7 “Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord,
    And whose hope is the Lord.

  35. 835
    Tracee McFarland says:

    Tracee McFarland, Morristown, TN

    “Don’t be afraid,” the prophet answered. “Those who are with us are more than those who are with them.”

    2 Kings 6:16 NIV

  36. 836
    Nanette Tisdale says:

    Nanette Tisdale, Fredericksburg, TX; “But from everlasting to everlasting the Lord’s love is with those who fear Him, and His righteousness to their children’s children.” Psalm 103:17, NIV

  37. 837
    Suzette Stone says:

    Suzette Stone, Fredericksburg, TX; “The Lord is righteous in all His ways and faithful in all He does.” Psalm 145:17, NIV

  38. 838
    Shantha Diaz says:

    James 1:2-4 (NIV)

    Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.

  39. 839
    Davina says:

    Davina Novato, CA Yet I will rejoice in the Lord, I will be joyful in God my Savior. Habakkuk 3:18 NIV

  40. 840
    Wanda Young says:

    Osborn, Missouri

    For we walk by faith, not by sight.
    2 Corinthians 5:7 (NKJV)

  41. 841
    Vicky Perrenot says:

    Vicky Perrenot, Mesquite TX

    “Simon answered, “Master, we have worked hard and haven’t caught anything all night. But because you say so, I will let down the nets.” Luke 5:5

  42. 842
    Jamie Spence says:

    Jamie, Kingston, OK

    How precious are your thoughts about me, O God.
    They are innumerable.

    Psalm 139:17 New Living Translation

  43. 843
    Leisa Hale says:

    Leisa Hale, Sheridan, Indiana
    Then he said to them, “Go and eat what is rich, drink what is sweet, and send portions to those who have nothing prepared, since today is holy to our Lord. Do not grieve, because the Joy of the Lord is your stronghold.” Nehemiah 8:10 HCSB

  44. 844
    Alice Hinckley says:

    Alice Hinckley, Dallas, TX: “As for every man to whom God has given riches and wealth, and given him power to eat of it, to receive his heritage and rejoice in his labor—this is the gift of God.” Ecclesiastes 5:19 NKJV

  45. 845
    Linda Leffler says:

    Just as you cannot understand the path of the wind or the mystery of a tiny baby growing in its mother’s womb, so you cannot understand the activity of God who does all things. Ecc. 11:5

  46. 846
    Dawn Weeks says:

    Dawn, Mt. Olive, NC

    Psalm 143.10 ESV
    “teach me to do your will, for you are my God! Let your good Spirit lead me on level ground!”

  47. 847
    Muriel says:

    Muriel in Ontario 2 Corinthians 4:10 (NIV)
    We always carry around in our body the death of Jesus, so that the life of Jesus may also be revealed in our body.

  48. 848
    Carmella Culp says:

    Carmella Culp from Elgin, TX: “while we wait for the blessed hope—the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ,”

  49. 849
    Alison Sparre, Sacramento, CA says:

    Isaiah 50:4 NASB

    The Lord God has given Me the tongue of disciples,
    That I may know how to sustain the weary one with a word.
    He awakens Me morning by morning,
    He awakens My ear to listen as a disciple.

  50. 850
    Conna Sullivan says:

    “If anyone has material possessions and sees his brother in need but has no pity on him, how can the love of God be in Him?” – 1 John 3:17 (NIV)

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