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. 101
    Susan Teets says:

    Susan Teets, Dewittville, NY
    “”But even if I am being poured out like a drink offering on the sacrifice and service coming from your faith, I am glad and rejoice with all of you.” Philippians 2:17 NIV

  2. 102
    Vicki says:

    Vicki – Broken Arrow, OK

    “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)

  3. 103
    Jan says:

    Jan Cleburne, TX

    “To You, O Lord, I lift up my soul.” Psalms 25:1 (NKJV)

  4. 104
    Kimberly Kleimann says:

    Kimberly, Chico CA

    For we walk by faith not by sight.
    2 Corinthians 5:7 KJV

  5. 105
    Molly V. says:

    Psalm 33:13 NIV

    The Lord looks from heaven; He sees all the sons of men.

  6. 106
    Kelie Whitsett says:

    “Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful.”
    ‭‭Colossians‬ ‭4:2‬ ‭NIV‬‬

  7. 107
    Suzanne in RI says:

    Suzanne Bailey, Harrisville, RI
    “Riches and honor come from you,
    and you are the ruler of everything.
    Power and might are in your hand,
    and it is in your hand to make great
    and to give strength to all.”
    1 Chronicles 29:13 CSB

  8. 108
    Suzanne Toups says:

    “Through the praise of children and infants you have established a stronghold against your enemies, to silence the foe and the avenger.”
    Psalm 8:2 NIV

  9. 109
    Kelly Unger says:

    Kelly Unger Fowler, IN
    Galatians 4:6-7 NLT
    6: And because we are his children, God has sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, prompting us to call out, “Abba, Father.

    7: Now you are no longer a slave but God’s own child. And since you are his child, God has made you his heir.

  10. 110
    Leslie Clay says:

    Leslie Clay, Houston

    Isaiah 40:28-31 NIV

    Do you not know? Have you not heard?
    The Lord is the everlasting God, the creator of the ends of the earth. He will not grow tired or wearing and his understanding no one can fathom. He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary and young men stumble and fall; but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.

  11. 111
    Dana Nance says:

    Dana Nance
    Blue Ridge, Tx

    How precious to me are your thoughts, O God! How vast is the sum of them!
    Psalm 139:17 NIV

  12. 112
    Chyrll Vollmer says:

    Chyrll, Memphis, Tennessee.
    “For David says of Him, ‘I SAW THE LORD ALWAYS IN MY PRESENCE; FOR HE IS AT MY RIGHT HAND, SO THAT I WILL NOT BE SHAKEN. ‘THEREFORE MY HEART WAS GLAD AND MY TONGUE EXULTED; MOREOVER MY FLESH ALSO WILL LIVE IN HOPE; BECAUSE YOU WILL NOT ABANDON MY SOUL TO HADES, NOR ALLOW YOUR HOLY ONE TO UNDERGO DECAY. ‘YOU HAVE MADE KNOWN TO ME THE WAYS OF LIFE; YOU WILL MAKE ME FULL OF GLADNESS WITH YOUR PRESENCE.’” Acts‬ ‭2:25-28‬ ‭NASB‬‬

  13. 113
    Yvonne Gearing says:

    Yvonne Gearing – Kingman, AZ
    Let me hear of your unfailing love each morning, for I am trusting you. Show me where to walk, for I give myself to you.

    Psalm 143:8, NLT

  14. 114
    Sherry L Smith says:

    Sherry L Smith From Marietta GA

    “Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil.”

    Eph 6:11 ESV

  15. 115
    Julie says:

    Julie/Deer Park,TX Psalm 62:1&2 NIV My soul finds rest in God alone; my salvation comes from him. He alone is my rock and my salvation; he is my fortress, I will never be shaken.

  16. 116
    Paulette Mays says:

    Proverbs 27:17 NKJV
    As iron sharpens iron, So a man sharpens the countenance of his friend.

    Paulette Mays
    Elmer, La

  17. 117
    Patricia Unger says:

    “Create in me a clean heart, O, God and renew a right, preserving and steadfast spirit within me.”

    Psalm 51:10 Amplified

  18. 118
    Jackie Rainey says:

    Jackie R, Plano, TX

    The Lord is constantly watching everyone, and he gives strength to those who faithfully obey him. – CEV (Contemporary English Version)

  19. 119
    Angela Evon says:

    I will bless the Lord at all times;
    His praise shall continually be in my mouth.

    Psalms 34:1 – AMP Version

  20. 120
    Helen A Roseberry says:

    Helen Roseberry, Riverside, CA

    “asking God, the glorious Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, to give you spiritual wisdom and insight so that you might grow in your knowledge of God.”

    Ephesians 1:17 (NLT)

  21. 121
    Vonnie Baker says:

    Vonnie Baker
    Marble Hill MO

    Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart; and ye shall find rest unto your souls.
    Matthew 11:29 KJV

  22. 122
    Grace Metcalfe says:

    Grace, UK

    ‘Relieve the troubles of my heart and free me from my anguish’
    Psalm 25:17 (NIV)

  23. 123
    Tara says:

    Tara, Eustis, Fl

    Romans 8:14
    All who are led by the Spirit of God are children of God
    NIV

  24. 124
    Brittany Kay says:

    Brittany Kay, Port Orange: This is not the wisdom that comes down from above, but is earthly, unspiritual, demonic. – James 3:15, ESV

  25. 125
    Wendy Bashor says:

    Wendy Bashor from Lone Butte, BC: “The Lord make his face shine on you and be gracious to you;” Numbers 6:25 NIV

  26. 126
    Jerrie says:

    Jerrie – Longview, TX

    And he who searches our hearts knows the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for God’s people in accordance with the will of God. Romans 8:27 (NIV)

  27. 127
    Avis Buford says:

    Avis from Ore City, Texas
    “Call to Me and I will answer you, and tell you great and mighty things, which you do not know.”
    Jeremiah 33:3 NASB

  28. 128
    Denise Cholak says:

    Denise Cholak from Euless Texas:

    to him who struck down great kings;
    His love endures forever. Psalm 136:17(NIV)

  29. 129
    Sheila Johnson says:

    Sheila Johnson, Beckley, WV
    Psalm 25:7 NLT Do not remember the rebellious sins of my youth. Remember me in the light of your unfailing love, for you are merciful, O Lord.

  30. 130
    Debi C says:

    Debi C, Wills Point, TX

    Relieve the troubles of my heart and
    free me from my anguish.
    Psalm 25:17, NIV

  31. 131
    Jeanette Dahm says:

    Jeanette Dahm. Lake Oswego, Oregon. NIV. Psalm 121:1. I lift up my eyes to the hills- Where does my help come from.

  32. 132
    Louise Ravenhorst says:

    Louise, Irvine, CA – Gen 3:11A(NIV) – “Who told you that?”

  33. 133
    Tami L Canterbury says:

    John 15:5 NIV
    I am the vine and you are the branches.
    If you remain in me, and I in you,
    you will bear much fruit;
    apart from me you can do nothing.

  34. 134
    Joyce M.Jones says:

    Joyce, Colleyville,TX: “I can’t even count them, they outnumber the grains of sand! And when I wake up, you are still with me.”
    Psalm 139:18 NLT

  35. 135
    Amy Andrews says:

    Amy Andrews, Bellaire, TX
    Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord and in the
    power of his might. Put on the whole armor of God,
    that you may be able to stand against the
    wiles of the devil.
    Ephesians 6:10-11 (NKJV)

  36. 136
    Jennifer Millican says:

    Jennifer from Spring, TX. “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction so that we will be able to comfort those who are in any affliction with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.” 2 Corinthians 1:3-4 NASB

  37. 137
    Gigi Parisi says:

    Mullica Hill NJ
    …Who satisfies your desires with good things so that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s.

    Psalm 103:5 NIV

  38. 138
    Faye Tronsgard says:

    Faye from Calgary AB, Canada

    “I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us.”
    ‭‭Romans‬ ‭8:18‬ ‭NIV‬‬

  39. 139
    Charlotte Heisel says:

    Before I post my verse – Fellow Siestas who have been impacted by “Harvey” you are being prayed for.

    Charlotte Heisel Modesto, CA
    Psalms 30:5
    For his anger lasts only for a moment,
    But his favor lasts a lifetime!
    Weeping may last through the night,
    But joy comes in the morning.

  40. 140
    Emily says:

    Emily, Topeka, Kansas

    “Indeed, we groan while we are in this tent, burdened as we are, because we do not want to be unclothed but clothed, so that mortality may be swallowed up by life. And the One who prepared us for this very purpose is God, who gave us the Spirit as a down payment.”

    2 Corinthians 5:4-5 (HCSB)

    ~ Praying for all those in the Houston area ~

  41. 141
    Sheree D., Iredell, TX says:

    Psalm 9:9 NIV

    The Lord is a refuge for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble.

  42. 142
    Rebecca Putman says:

    Rebecca Putman, Lexington KY:
    Psalm 146:3 “Do not put your trust in princes, in humans, who cannot save.”

  43. 143
    Michelle says:

    Michelle, West Des Moines, IA

    When I think of all this, I fall to my knees and pray to the Father, the Creator of everything in heaven and on earth.

    Ephesians 3:14-15, NLT

  44. 144
    Debbie Whitman says:

    Debbie W., Prattville, AL

    I cried out, “I am slipping,” but your unfailing love, O Lord, supported me. When doubts filled my mind, your comfort gave me renewed hope and cheer.

    Psalm 94:18-19
    NLT

  45. 145
    Fawnda Dooley says:

    Fawnda Dooley Denton, TX

    “I am sending him (Tychicus) to you for this very purpose, that you may know how we are, and that he may encourage you.”

    Ephesians 6:22 NIV

  46. 146
    Kimyetta Hayden says:

    Kimyetta H. Jonesoboro GA

    And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one.

    Matthew 6:13, NIV

  47. 147
    Cindy Kircher says:

    Cindy, Franklin TN: “If it is possible, as much as depends on you, live peaceably with all men.”
    ‭‭Romans‬ ‭12:18‬ ‭NKJV‬‬

  48. 148
    Amy Hawk says:

    Amy, Hood River, OR, “I will make thy name to be remembered in all generations, therefore shall the people praise thee forever and ever.” Psalm 45:17, KJV

  49. 149
    Donna Smith says:

    Donna
    Athens, GA

    He came for testimony, to bear witness to the light, that all might believe through him.
    –John 1:7 (RSV-2CE)

  50. 150
    Debra says:

    Debra
    Baraboo, Wisconsin

    “Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord.” Colossians 3:20 ESV

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