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. 851
    Gayla Stephens says:

    Gayla Stephens
    Cedartown, GA

    “One deep stream calls out to another at the sound of your waterfalls;
    all your billows and waves overwhelm me.” Ps42:7NET

  2. 852
    Nikki says:

    Nikki Harrison, Franklin, Tennessee:

    A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.
    Proverbs 15:1 (NIV)

  3. 853
    Jennifer Tricarico says:

    Jennifer Tricarico, Fairfax VA
    I charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who is to judge the living and the dead, and by his appearing and his kingdom 2Timothy4:1, ESV

  4. 854
    Jennifer says:

    Jennifer M from Greensburg, Louisiana
    “The name of the LORD is a strong tower; the righteous man runs into it and is safe.” Proverbs 18:10 ESV

  5. 855
    Marilyn Brown says:

    Marilyn Brown in The Plains,OH says:
    ” The seas have lifted up, O Lord, the seas have lifted up their voice; the seas have lifted up their pounding waves. Mightier than the thunder of the great waters, mightier than the breakers of the sea- the Lord on high is mighty.”
    Psw.93:3 NIV

  6. 856
    Jenny Smith says:

    Jenny Smith, Lewisville, TX

    Proverbs 3:5-6 (ESV)
    Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.

  7. 857
    Carol says:

    But, dear friends, remember what the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ foretold.

    Jude 17, NIV (2005)

  8. 858
    Shonda Vielbig says:

    Shonda Vielbig, Ventura, CA

    He will have no fear of bad news; his heart is steadfast, trusting in the Lord. Ps 112:7 NIV

  9. 859
    Linda McMorris says:

    Linda, Holts Summit, MO

    Philemon 1:17 NIV

    So if you consider me a partner, welcome him as you would welcome me.

  10. 860
    Bridget Jones says:

    Let us not become weary of doing good,for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up!
    Galatians 6:9

  11. 861
    Krystal Vento says:

    -Isaiah 41:10 (ESV): “Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.”

  12. 862
    Zoey says:

    Zoey PacNW

    1 John 5:5 NIV

    Who is it that overcomes the world? Only he who believes
    that Jesus Christ is the Son of God.

  13. 863
    Sharron Fires says:

    SKay Fires, Possum Kingdom Lake near Graford, TX,
    Daniel 9:9 (HCSB)
    Compassion and forgiveness belong to the Lord our God, though we have rebelled against Him

  14. 864
    Ginni Bartlett says:

    Ginni Bartlett Winter Park FL
    They shall be called oaks of righteousness, a planting of the Lord for the display of his splendor.
    Isaiah 61:3b

  15. 865
    Karen says:

    Karen, Clarksville, “Bend down, O LORD, and hear my prayer; answer me, for I need your help.” Psalm 86:1 NLT

  16. 866
    Jill Langella says:

    Jill from Atlanta, GA

    “In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy…”

    Philippians 1:4 NIV

  17. 867
    sally says:

    I will say of the Lord,”He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.”
    Psalm 91:2 NIV

  18. 868
    Jaye Hammon says:

    2 Corinthians 3:5 (NLT)
    5 It is not that we think we are qualified to do anything on our own. Our qualification comes from God.

  19. 869
    Terry says:

    Terry in Louisa, VA

    Psalm 103:17-18 AMP
    But the lovingkindness of the Lord is from everlasting to everlasting on those who [reverently] fear Him, and His righteousness to children’s children, to those who honor and keep His covenant, and remember to do His commandments [imprinting His Word on their hearts].

  20. 870
    Laura Proctor says:

    Laura Proctor, Madison, MS
    Ephesians 5:9 NIV
    (For the fruit of the light consists in all goodness, righteousness, and truth.)

  21. 871
    Caroline says:

    Caroline from Spring TX
    “Those who were full hire themselves out for food, but those who were hungry are hungry no more. She who was barren has borne seven children, but she who has had many sons pines away.”
    ‭‭1 Samuel‬ ‭2:5‬ ‭NIV‬‬

  22. 872
    Johnine Adomitis says:

    Johnine from Anna, Texas

    Now, if we are children, then we are heirs – heirs of God and co-heirs with Christ, if indeed we share in his sufferings, in order that we may also share in his glory.

    Romans 8:17

  23. 873
    Tina Stanaland says:

    Tina from San Antonio Do not conform to the pattern of this world but be transformed by the renewing of your mind Rom 12:2a NIV

  24. 874
    Cindy Cunliffe says:

    Cindy Salt Lake City
    2 Corinthians 10:5 NIV
    We demolish arguments and every pretension
    That sets itself up against the knowledge of God,
    And we take captive every thought to make it
    Obedient to Christ.

  25. 875
    Jenni Johnson says:

    Jenni, Murray, KY – ” Brothers, join in imitating me, and keep your eyes on those who walk according to the example you have in us.” Philippians 3.17 (ESV)

  26. 876
    Sarina Grasham says:

    Psalm 37:5

    Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him and he will do this.

  27. 877
    Melanie Miller says:

    Melanie, Armuchee GA
    And now, O Lord, for what do I wait? My hope is in you.
    Psalm 39:7 (ESV)

  28. 878
    Angie Husbenet from N. Richland Hills, TX says:

    “I can do ALL things through Christ who strengthens me.”
    Phil. 4:13

  29. 879
    Andrea Gallagher says:

    Andrea from Pensacola, “As a man thinks I’m his heart, so is he.” Prob.23:7 NKJV

  30. 880
    Jessica Thorberg says:

    Jessica from Omaha, Ne
    I rise before dawn and cry for help; I hope in your words.
    Psalm 119:149 Esv

  31. 881
    Kathi says:

    Kathi, Vancouver Wa

    As far as the east is from the west, so far has He removed our transgressions from us. Just as a Father has compassion on those ho fear Him. For He Himself knows our frame; He is mindful that we are but dust.

    Psalms 103:12-14

  32. 882
    Laura Stovall says:

    “For God so loved the world, that He sent His only begotten Son, that whosoever believes in Him, shall not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16

  33. 883
    Rita Harrison says:

    Rita Harrison, Cantonment, Fl

    “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.”

    Psalms 46:1. NASB

  34. 884
    Cheryl says:

    Harleysville PA
    …as your days, so shall your strength be…The eternal God is your refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms…Who is like you, a people saved by the Lord, the shield of your help and the sword of your majesty! Your enemies shall submit to you, and you shall tread down their high places. Deut 33:25-29 NKJV

  35. 885
    Kerry says:

    Kerry from Houston, TX

    The name of the Lord is a strong tower;
    The righteous runs into it and is safe.

    Proverbs 18:10 NASB

  36. 886
    Tracy Goldblum says:

    Tracy Goldblum, San Diego, CA

    Ephesians 3:14 NLT

    When I think of all this, I fall to my knees and pray to the Father,

  37. 887
    Denise Wilkin says:

    Denise Wilkin
    El Paso, Texas

    1 John 4:20 (NKJV) If someone says, “I love God,” and hates his brother, he is a liar; for he who does not love his brother whom he has seen, how can he love God whom he has not seen?

  38. 888
    Sandy Hartley says:

    (I’m so sorry about the delay…my Mom, Lois…died August 27th unexpectedly, and I have been out of town most of that time, wrapped up in grief, family, planning and so much…prayers are so welcome…she loved Jesus passionately but I am heartbroken in missing her…my family too…my boys of 9 and 13 won’t get any more time with her…she was the smile and center heart in our family that shined Jesus…if it’s not too late, I’d like to add and will work on the following verses)
    2 Corinthians 1:3-4 (NIV) Praise be to the God and Farher of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God.
    Sandy Hartley, Clatskanie OR

    • 888.1
      LPM-KMac says:

      Oh goodness, Sandy. I am so very sorry to hear about the loss of your beloved mother. This I know. God is near to the brokenhearted and our ever-present daily help in times of unimaginable hurt. How I pray that He will be obvious in His care for you. He loves you so. What a beautiful verse to comfort you as you grieve.

  39. 889
    Sandy Bowers says:

    Sandy Bowers, Bryan, Ohio
    Nor can the gift of God be compared with the result of one man’s sin: The judgment followed one sin and brought condemnation, but the gift followed many trespasses and brought justification.
    Romans 5:16 NIV

  40. 890
    Nancy Dal Pian says:

    Nancy Dal Pian, Port Charlotte, FL
    Isaiah 46:4 NIV
    Even to your old age and gray hairs
    I am he, I am he who will sustain you.
    I have made you and I will carry you;
    I will sustain you and I will rescue you.

  41. 891
    Sandy Gates says:

    The secret things belong to the LORD our God. Deuteronomy 29:29 (ESV)

  42. 892
    Julee Hammond says:

    But the fruit of the spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self control. Against such things there is no law. -Galatians 5:22-23

  43. 893
    Carol Hartley says:

    Carol Hartley Montgomery, Al

    I Corinthians 13:12 (NIV)

    Now we see but a poor reflection as in a mirror; then we shall see face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I am fully known.

  44. 894
    Pat says:

    “Why are you down in the dumps, dear soul? Why are you crying the blues? Fix my eyes on God–soon I’ll be praising again. He puts a smile on my face. He’s my God.”
    Psalm 42:5 (Msg)

    Crawfordsville, IN

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    Kelsi McGhee says:

    Kelsi from Waco, TX: ” I can do all this through him who gives me strength.” Philippians 4:13 NIV

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    Kathryn Yingst says:

    But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, than peacable, gentle, and easy to be intreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality and without hypocrisy. James 3:17 KJV

  47. 897
    Teresa Ator says:

    Teresa from Tyler, TX

    “Therefore, since we have these promises, dear friends, let us purify ourselves from everything that contaminates the body and spirit, perfecting holiness out of reverence for Christ! 2 Cor 7:1, nlt

  48. 898
    Dana says:

    Dana Pace, FL

    For in him we live and move and have our being.
    Acts 17:28 NIV

  49. 899
    Kelei Liggett says:

    Kelei LiggettKelei. Iowa Park, Texas. Galations 6:9
    Let us not become weary of doing good, for at the proper time we will real a Harvest if we do not give up!

  50. 900
    Liz says:

    Liz from Austin, TX – The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of His hand. Psalm 19:1 NIV

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