Category Archives: Praise

Psalm 124:1-8 – We have escaped

Psalm 124:1-8 1   If it had not been the LORD who was on our side — let Israel now say — 2   if it had not been the LORD who was on our side, when our enemies attacked us, 3   then they would … Continue reading

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Psalm 133:1-3 – There the LORD ordained his blessing

Psalm 133:1-3 1   How very good and pleasant it is when kindred live together in unity! 2   It is like the precious oil on the head, running down upon the beard, on the beard of Aaron, running down over the collar of … Continue reading

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Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 – Bring out of your treasure what is new and what is old

Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 31He put before them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed that someone took and sowed in his field;32it is the smallest of all the seeds, but when it has grown it is … Continue reading

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Psalm 128:1-6 – It shall go well with you

Psalm 128:1-6 1Happy is everyone who fears the LORD, who walks in his ways. 2You shall eat the fruit of the labor of your hands; you shall be happy, and it shall go well with you. 3Your wife will be … Continue reading

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Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24 – You hem me in

Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24 1   O LORD, you have searched me and known me. 2   You know when I sit down and when I rise up; you discern my thoughts from far away. 3   You search out my path and my lying down, and … Continue reading

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Psalm 146 – Independence Day

Psalm 146 1   Praise the LORD! Praise the LORD, O my soul! 2   I will praise the LORD as long as I live; I will sing praises to my God all my life long. 3   Do not put your trust in princes, in … Continue reading

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Psalm 13:1-6 – How long must I bear pain in my soul

Psalm 13:1-6 1    How long, O LORD? Will you forget me forever? How long will you hide your face from me? 2   How long must I bear pain in my soul, and have sorrow in my heart all day long? How … Continue reading

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Psalm 95 – We are the people of his pasture, the sheep of his hand

Psalm 95 1   O come, let us sing to the LORD; let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation! 2   Let us come into his presence with thanksgiving; let us make a joyful noise to him with songs … Continue reading

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Psalm 25:1-10 – Lead me in your truth and teach me

Psalm 25:1-10 1To you, O LORD, I lift up my soul. 2O my God, in you I trust; do not let me be put to shame; do not let my enemies exult over me. 3Do not let those who wait … Continue reading

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1 Samuel 1:4-20 – What is God’s desire for you?

1 Samuel 1:4-20 4On the day when Elkanah sacrificed, he would give portions to his wife Peninnah and to all her sons and daughters; 5but to Hannah he gave a double portion, because he loved her, though the LORD had … Continue reading

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