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. 151
    Beth Schwandt says:

    Beth Schwandt
    Riverside, CA
    You discern my going out and my lying down; you are familiar with all my ways. Before a word is on my tongue you, LORD, know it completely.
    Psalm 139:3-4 NIV

  2. 152
    Kathy king says:

    Kathy leesville,la You are of God,little children,and have overcome them, because He Who is in you is greater than he who is in the world. 1 John 4:4 NKJ

  3. 153
    Billie January says:

    Billie, Yucca Valley, CA
    “Do not merely listen to the Word, and so deceive yourselves.
    Do what it says.” James 1:22 (NIV)

  4. 154
    Ansley Kircher says:

    “Answer my prayers, O Lord, for your unfailing love is wonderful. Take care of me, for your mercy is so plentiful.”
    ‭‭Psalms‬ ‭69:16‬ ‭NLT‬‬

  5. 155
    Terry Holcombe says:

    Terry, Odessa, FL
    “ I will praise you with an upright heart as I learn your righteous laws. Psalm 119:7 (NIV)

  6. 156
    Krista Heres says:

    Krista – Winchester, VA
    I am sure of this, that He who started a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.
    Philippians 1:6 HCSB

  7. 157
    Amy Carter says:

    Amy Carter, Charleston, SC “The troubles of my heart have enlarged; Bring me out of my distresses! Psalm 25:17 NKJV

  8. 158
    Becca says:

    Becca, TN
    I have set the Lord always before me; because he is at my right hand, I will not be shaken.
    Psalm 16:8

  9. 159
    Claudia Wadzinski says:

    Claudia, Franklin, TN

    The LORD will fight for you, and you have only to be silent [still, calm, quiet, hold your peace]. Exodus 14:14 NAS

  10. 160
    Rhonda Jackson says:

    Rhonda Jackson of Godfrey, Illinois – And ye are complete in him, which is the head of all principality and power: Colossians 2:10 KJV

    • 160.1
      Gail Niles says:

      Hey Rhonda, I was scrolling through the verses and saw that you live in Godfrey, Illinois. I was born in Alton, Illinois and I have relatives who live in several places in the state, including Brighton and Mascoutah. =)

  11. 161
    Bobbi says:

    Bobbi Lake City FL “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.”
    James 1:2‭-‬3 NIV

  12. 162
    Bettie Thompson says:

    Isaiah 43: 1b – 2 ESV

    1b Fear not, for I have redeemed you;
    I have called you by name, you are mine.
    2 When you pass through the waters, I will be with you;
    and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you;
    when you walk through fire you shall not be burned,
    and the flame shall not consume you.

    Cary, NC

  13. 163
    Cheryl says:

    Everett,PA “This you know, my beloved brethren. But everyone must be quick to hear, slow to speak and slow to anger.” James 1:19 NASB

  14. 164
    Dian Helgerud says:

    Dian Helgerud says,

    God’s purpose was that we Jews
    who were the first to trust in Christ

    Ephesians 1:12a

  15. 165
    Susan Scott says:

    Joshua 1:9English Standard Version (ESV)

    9 Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”

  16. 166
    Debra Ellsworth says:

    Psalm 107:14-16
    He brought them out of darkness and the shadow of death and broke their chains in pieces —oh that men would give thanks to the Lord for his goodness and for his wonderful Works to the Children of Men .
    for he has broken the gates of bronze and cut the bars of iron in two.

  17. 167
    Sally Cressman says:

    The one who does what is sinful is of the devil because the devil has been sinning from the beginning. The reason the Son of God appeared was to destroy the devil’s work. 1 John 3:8

  18. 168
    Kim Foley says:

    Kim Foley, Arnold, MD
    When Christ, who is your life, appears, then you also will appear with him in glory.
    Colossians 3:4 NIV

  19. 169
    Ellen Dimmitt says:

    Ellen Dimmitt from Hayden, ID
    “Let love and faithfulness never leave you; bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart.
    Proverbs 3:3 NIV

  20. 170
    Amanda Porter says:

    Amanda Porter. Kansas City, Missouri. “God’s voice thunders in marvelous ways; he does great things beyond our understanding. He says to the snow, ‘Fall on the earth,’ and to the rain shower, ‘Be a mighty downpour.’” -Job‬ ‭37:5-6‬ ‭(NIV‬‬)

  21. 171
    Judy Dreeszen says:

    Judy in Clay Center, Kansas “Please, Lord, rescue me! Come quickly, Lord, and help me.” Psalm 40:13 NLT

  22. 172
    Shelly and Sienna says:

    Shelly and Sienna – Colorado Springs, CO

    And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up. Galatians 6:9 ESV

  23. 173
    Jane Ball: Carrollton KY says:

    My eyes are ever toward the LORD, for he will pluck my feet out of the net.
    Psalm 25:15 ESV

  24. 174
    Rebecca says:

    Rebecca, Louisa, VA

    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)

    **Praying for God to be your refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. May He bring great good out of this devastation as only He can!**

  25. 175
    Linda Trammell says:

    Conyers, GA Isaiah 40:28 KJV
    Hast thou not known? hast thou not heard, that the everlasting God, the Lord, the Creator of the ends of the earth, fainted not, neither is weary? there is no searching of His understanding,

  26. 176
    Brenda Russell says:

    Brenda – Hendersonville TN
    Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone. Colossians 4:6 NIV

  27. 177
    Lynn Rust says:

    Lynn from Greenwood, SC –
    “Dear children, let us not love with words or speech but with actions and in truth.”
    1 John 3:18 – NIV

  28. 178
    Cynthia says:

    II Tim. 4:15 (NIV) Watch out for him yourself because he strongly opposed our words.

  29. 179
    Sandy Fry says:

    Sandy Fry, Bowie, MD “Now the wall of the city had twelve foundations, and on them were the names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb. And he who talked with me had a gold reed to measure the city, its gates, and its wall.” Revelation‬ ‭21:14-15‬ ‭NKJV‬‬

  30. 180
    Mary Pat Byrd says:

    Mary Pat Byrd from Richmond Hill, GA
    rather, he made himself nothing by taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness. And being found in appearance as a man, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to death—even death on a cross!
    Philippians 2:7-8 NIV

  31. 181
    Connie Kempf says:

    Connie, Eugene, OR
    ” Brethren, I write no new commandment to you, but an old commandment which you have had from the beginning. The old commandment is the word which you heard from the beginning.” I John 2:7

  32. 182
    Carolyn says:

    Carolyn, The Woodlands, TX
    Continuing James 3. “This wisdom is not that which comes down from above, but is earthly, natural, demonic.” – James 3:15 (NASB).

  33. 183
    Birdie says:

    …man does not live by bread alone but by every word that proceeds from the mouth of God.
    (Matthew 4:4 NKJV)

  34. 184
    Leisha says:

    Leisha, Luverne, AL

    Proverbs 31:10 (NIV)

    A wife of noble character who can find? She is worth far more than rubies.

  35. 185
    Carrie Lagas says:

    Carrie Lagas, North Potomac, MD
    “Their teaching will spread like gangrene. Among them are Hymenaeus and Philetus” 2 Timothy 2:17 NIV

  36. 186
    Deborah says:

    Deborah, Brisbane, Australia: Psalm 127:5, “Happy is the man that hath his quiver full of them: they shall not be ashamed, but they shall speak with the enemies at the gate.”

  37. 187
    Phillis White says:

    Phillis White from Shelby, NC:

    For sin shall not have dominion over you, for you are not under law but under grace.”
    Romans 6:14. NKJV

  38. 188
    Joy Maxhelaku says:

    Joy from San Diego. Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things. Phil 4:8, ESV

  39. 189
    Kim Freeman says:

    Kim Freeman Fort Worth Texas Psalm139:17 NIV
    How precious to me are your thoughts, O God!
    How vast is the sum of them!

  40. 190
    donna wingard says:

    It is of the Lord’s mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not. They are new every morning; great is thy faithfulness. Lamentations 3:22-23 KJV

  41. 191
    Sherri Medford says:

    Sherri Medford from Abilene, Tx
    “Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. Matthew 7:7 ESV

  42. 192
    Terri Plumlee says:

    Terri Plumlee, Stamford, Tx
    Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.
    Matthew 7:7 ESV

  43. 193
    Michelle Moultrie says:

    Michelle Moultrie, Jacksonville FL “Fear not, for I am with you; I will bring your offspring from the east, and from the west I will gather you.” Isaiah 43:5 ESV

  44. 194
    Melissa says:

    Melissa, Vicksburg, MS “Ascribe to the Lord the glory due his name; worship the Lord in the splendor of his holiness.” Ps 29:2 NIV

  45. 195
    Pamela Shaw says:

    Pamela Shaw, Bangor, N. Ireland
    ‘I lift up my eyes to the mountains – where does my help come from?’
    Psalm 121:1 (NIV)

  46. 196
    Deborah Solid from Norcross, GA says:

    “Test all things; hold fast what is good.” 1 Thessalonians 5:21. (NKJV)

  47. 197
    Emily Miceli says:

    Emily, Porter, TX

    The Lord sits enthroned over the flood;
    the Lord is enthroned as King forever.
    The Lord gives strength to his people;
    the Lord blesses his people with peace.
    Psalm 29:10-11 NIV

  48. 198
    Siesta Susan says:

    Susan Young, Fairhope, AL

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

  49. 199
    Debbie Weaver says:

    Debbie Weaver, Cumming, GA

    “Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall trouble or hardship or persecution or famine or nakedness or danger or sword?” Romans 8:35 NIV

  50. 200
    Cindy Matter says:

    Cindy, North Potomac: “For great is your love, reaching to the heavens; your faithfulness reaches to the skies.” Psalm 57:10 NIV

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