SSMT 2017: Verse 19!

Hi Siestas! I’m writing this while visiting one of my baby grandsons. I have found a whole new level of delight, watching the world unfold before his sweet, young eyes. Whimsy and wonder, sheer gut-wrenching joy in the simplest of new experiences. The giggles, unencumbered, the wide-eyed enchanting outlook on life. He teaches me, he inspires me, and I know beyond a shadow of a doubt that one of my main purposes in grandparenting will be sharing our awe in the wonders and majesty of Jesus. Generation after generation. So…

Nancy Mattingly from Houston, Texas

“God is magnificent; He can never be praised enough.  There are no boundaries to His greatness. Generation after generation stands in awe…” Psalm 145:3,4  – The Message

I pray that for you and yours as well…total awe at His greatness and goodness. May the simple, profound love of Jesus pour over each of you as you continue to meditate and memorize His perfect Word.



886 Responses to “SSMT 2017: Verse 19!”

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  1. 301
    Sharon Lee says:

    Sharon Lee, Riverside, Ca.

    The Lord is compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, abounding

    in love.

    Psalm 103:8 NIV

  2. 302
    Misty Sanders says:

    Misty Sanders, North Charleston, SC

    Instead, let the Spirit renew your thoughts and attitudes.
    ‭‭Ephesians‬ ‭4:23‬ ‭NLT‬‬

  3. 303
    Vicki says:

    Vicki – Broken Arrow, OK

    “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.”

    Romans 15:13 (ESV)

  4. 304
    Carol Lage says:

    Carol Lage. Jefferson City, MO

    Psalm 34:4-5
    “I prayed to the Lord, and he answered me. He freed me from all my fears. Those who look to Him for help will be radiant with joy, no shadow of shame will darken their face.”

    Psalm 34:4-5

  5. 305
    Deb Brown says:

    Deb Brown, Becker MN
    In this you rejoice, though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been grieved by various trials, so that the tested genuineness of your faith – more precious than gold that perishes though it is tested by fire – may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ. Though you have not seen him, you love him. Though you do not now see him, you believe in him and rejoice with joy that is inexpressible and filled with glory, obtaining the outcome of your faith, the salvation of your souls. 1Peter 1:6-9 ESV

  6. 306
    Deanne Johnson says:

    Deanne Johnson – Laguna Hills, CA

    For we walk by faith, not by sight.

    2 Corinthians 5:7 NIV

  7. 307
    Holly J says:

    Holly J, Santa Monica, CA
    “O that You would slay the wicked, O God; Depart from me, therefore, men of bloodshed.” – Psalm 139:19, NASB

  8. 308
    Marie Franse says:

    Marie Franse, Albuquerque, NM: so that you may be able to discern what is best and may be pure and blameless for the day of Christ, Philippians 1:10 (NIV)

  9. 309
    Carole says:

    Richmond, TX
    Colossians 4: 5-6
    Be wise in the way you act toward outsiders;
    make the most of every opportunity.
    Let your conversation be always full of grace,
    seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone.

  10. 310
    Cindy Childers says:

    Cindy, Wilton, Wiltshire, England

    “And blessed is she who believed that what was spoken to her by the LORD would be fulfilled.” Luke 1:45 NET

  11. 311

    New Braunfels, TX
    Let a man regard us in this manner, as servants of Christ and stewards of the mysteries of God. Moreover, it is required of servants that one be found trustworthy. I Cor. 4:1-2

  12. 312
    Kimberly Kleimann says:

    Kimberly Chico ca.
    Teach me thy way O Lord;I will walk in thy truth:
    Unite my heart to fear thy name.
    Psalm 86:11 kjv

  13. 313
    Anita Kisemh says:

    Trust in the LORD forever, for the LORD, himself, is the Rock eternal.
    Isaiah 26:4 NIV

  14. 314
    Anita Kisemh says:

    Anita Kisemh from Peach Springs,Arizona
    Trust in the LORD forever, for the LORD, himself, is the Rock eternal.
    Isaiah 26:4 NIV

  15. 315
    Nancy Maddox says:

    Nancy Maddox, Crowley, TX
    1 Thess. 5:19 Do not quench the spirit.

  16. 316
    Carol Ann says:

    Hummelstown, Pa
    2 Peter 1:3
    According as his divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of him that hath called us to glory and virtue:

  17. 317
    Donna Smith says:

    Donna, Athens, GA

    The true light that enlightens every man was coming into the world.
    –John 1:9 RSV-2CE

  18. 318
    Judith says:

    Judith from Tri Cities area, Tennessee

    “But let justice roll on like a river; righeousness like a never- failing stream!”

    Amos 524 NIV

  19. 319
    Ellie Gosnell says:

    Ellie Gosnell, Lady Lake, FL

    Cast all your anxiety on Him because He cares for you.

    1 Peter 5:7

  20. 320
    Kathleen Nor says:

    Luke 21:34-35 (MSG)
    “But be on your guard. Don’t let the sharp edge of your expectation get dulled by parties and drinking and shopping. Otherwise, that Day is going to take you by complete surprise, spring on you suddenly like a trap, for it’s going to come on everyone, everywhere, at once.”

  21. 321
    Lark says:

    Lark from Greenville, SC. “You suffered along with those who were thrown into jail, and when all you owned was taken from you, you accepted it with joy. You knew there were better things waiting for you that will last forever.” Hebrews 10:34 NLT

  22. 322
    Kimberly Rowles says:

    Kim Rowles
    New Port Richey, FL

    Lamentations 3:24 ESV

    “I say to myself, the Lord is my portion, therefore I will wait for Him.”

  23. 323
    Kristie Terpstra says:

    Kristie, Montgomery, TX: “I well remember them, and my soul is downcast within me.” Lamentations 3:20 NIV

  24. 324
    Janet McDonald, Marvin, NC says:

    Look on my affliction and my pain, And forgive all my sins. Psalm 25:18 NKJV

  25. 325
    Carolyn Hisaw says:

    Carolyn Hisaw, Broken Arrow Ok.
    2 Peter 1:3 HCSB
    His divine power has given us everything required for life and godliness through the knowledge of Him who called us by His own glory and goodness.

  26. 326
    Jill says:

    Jill Dunedin, FL
    My brothers , if one of you should wander from the truth and someone should bring him back, remember this : Whoever turns a sinner from the error of his way will save him from death and cover over a multitude of sins.
    James 5:19-20 NIV

  27. 327
    Joy Thompson says:

    Joy Thompson – Fort Worth, TX – Psalms 139:19
    Oh that you would slay the wicked, O God!
    O men of blood, depart from me!

  28. 328
    Cindi Gallman says:

    ROMANS 10:13 KJV
    For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.

  29. 329
    Lynn Bennett says:

    Lynn Bennett, New Smyrna Beach, Fl
    Col 1:9-10 NIV

    We continually ask God to fill you with the knowledge of his will through the wisdom and understanding that the Spirit gives,
    So that you may live a life worthy of the Lord and please him in every way…

  30. 330
    Jeannine Hale says:

    Jeannine Hale
    Eagan, MN

    I will sprinkle clean water on you, and you will be clean; I will cleanse you from your impurities and from all your idols. I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit in you; I will remove from you your heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh. Ezekiel 36:25-26 NIV

  31. 331
    Crista says:

    Forest , VA

    So then, none of you can be My disciple who does not give up all his own possessions.

    –Luke 14:33 NASB

  32. 332
    Jana Wright says:

    Jana Wright from Bennington Vermont
    Psalm 59:16 – But I will sing of your strength, in the morning I will sing of your love; for you are my fortress, my refuge in times of trouble.

  33. 333
    Deborah Starkey says:

    Deborah Starkey, Proctorville, Ohio

    …and, as shoes for your feet, having put on the readiness given by the gospel of peace.
    Ephesians 6:15 ESV

  34. 334
    Karen CunninghaM says:

    Karen, Bronson, TX
    Bless the Lord, O you his angels,
    You mighty ones who do his word,
    Obeying the voice of his word!
    Psalm 103:20 ESV

  35. 335
    Sara VARGHESE says:

    Heidelberg, Germany
    2 Timothy 2:21
    Therefore if anyone cleanses himself from these things, he will be a vessel for honour, sanctified, useful to the Master prepared for every good work.

  36. 336
    Rachael Ornelas says:

    Rachael Ornelas San Marcos TX

    Consider it wholly joyful, my brethren, whenever you are enveloped in or encounter trials of any sort or fall into various temptations.

    James 1:2

  37. 337
    Lora Tiano says:

    Lora – Kernersville, NC – “Do not take revenge, my friends, but leave room for God’s wrath, for it is written: “It is mine to avenge; I will repay,” says the Lord. Romans 12:19 NIV

  38. 338
    Linda, Atlanta says:

    Memorizing Psalm 25. ESV

    V 19- Consider how many are my foes, and with what violent hatred they hate me.

  39. 339
    Valerie says:

    Valerie, West Bloomfield, MI
    For this God is our God for ever and ever; and he will be our guide even to the end.
    Psalm 48:14 NIV

  40. 340
    Isabelle Mercado says:

    Isabelle, Rolling Meadows, IL: But I discipline my body and bring it into subjection, lest when I preach to others I myself should become disqualified. 1 Corinthians 9:27 NKJV

  41. 341
    Jane Baker says:

    Jane Baker from Pontiac, IL: “I am a stranger on earth; do not hide your commands from me.” Psalm 119:19 (NIV 1984)

  42. 342
    LaVerne Abbott says:

    LaVerne from Dallas, Ga.
    “But He answered, “It is written man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.””
    Matthew 4:4 ESV

  43. 343
    Judy Campbell says:

    Judy,Marietta,GA: And the Lord’s servant must not quarrel; instead he must be kind to everyone,able to teach, not resentful. 2 Timothy 2:24 NIV

  44. 344
    Kristen says:

    Kristen Fowler, Marble, NC

    …and godliness with brotherly affection, and brotherly affection with love.

    2 Peter 1:7 ESV

  45. 345
    Julie Stamey says:

    Psalm 139:5 EV
    you hem me in, behind and before
    and lay your hand upon me

    Julie from Nederland Texas

  46. 346
    Judy Rowland says:

    Judy Louisville, KY 1 Corinthians 2:3-13 ESV
    1 Corinthians 2:3-13English Standard Version (ESV)

    3 And I was with you in weakness and in fear and much trembling, 4 and my speech and my message were not in plausible words of wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power, 5 so that your faith might not rest in the wisdom of men[a] but in the power of God.
    Wisdom from the Spirit

    6 Yet among the mature we do impart wisdom, although it is not a wisdom of this age or of the rulers of this age, who are doomed to pass away. 7 But we impart a secret and hidden wisdom of God, which God decreed before the ages for our glory. 8 None of the rulers of this age understood this, for if they had, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory. 9 But, as it is written,

    “What no eye has seen, nor ear heard,
    nor the heart of man imagined,
    what God has prepared for those who love him”—

    10 these things God has revealed to us through the Spirit. For the Spirit searches everything, even the depths of God. 11 For who knows a person’s thoughts except the spirit of that person, which is in him? So also no one comprehends the thoughts of God except the Spirit of God. 12 Now we have received not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God, that we might understand the things freely given us by God. 13 And we impart this in words not taught by human wisdom but taught by the Spirit, interpreting spiritual truths to those who are spiritual.

  47. 347
    Michelle Klotzbach says:

    Michelle from St. Peters, MO Give all your worries and cares to God, for he cares about you. I Peter 5:7 (NLT)

  48. 348
    Ann Medford says:

    Ann Medford, Sunset, TX
    They will rebuild the ancient ruins and restore the places long devastated;
    they will renew the ruined cities that have been devastated for generations. Isaiah 61:4 (NIV)

  49. 349
    Nancy Lori says:

    Nancy Lori – Holland, MI
    Psalm 68:19 ESV
    Blessed be the Lord, who daily bears us up; God is our salvation.

  50. 350
    Diana says:

    Diana, North Attleboro, MA
    Indeed, the Lord’s hand is not too short to save, and His ear is not too deaf to hear.
    Isaiah 59:1 HCSB

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