Category: 2020 Bible Reflections

May 4th 2020: Psalm 112

Praise the Lord. Blessed are those who fear the Lord,     who find great delight in his commands. 2 Their children will be mighty in the land;     the generation of the upright will be blessed. 3 Wealth and riches are in their houses,     and their righteousness endures forever. 4 Even in darkness light dawns for the upright,     for those […]

May 1st 2020: Psalm 149

Psalm 149 1 Praise the Lord! Sing to the Lord a new song.     Sing his praises in the assembly of the faithful. 2 O Israel, rejoice in your Maker.     O people of Jerusalem, exult in your King. 3 Praise his name with dancing,     accompanied by tambourine and harp. 4 For the Lord delights in his people;     he crowns the […]

April 30th 2020: Psalm 73

Psalm 73 A psalm of Asaph. 1 Truly God is good to Israel,     to those whose hearts are pure. 2 But as for me, I almost lost my footing.     My feet were slipping, and I was almost gone. 3 For I envied the proud     when I saw them prosper despite their wickedness. 4 They seem to live such painless […]

April 29th 2020: Psalm 67

It’s Time to Praise Him 67 For the Pure and Shining One A poetic song of praise for guitar 1 God, keep us near your mercy-fountain and bless us! And when you look down on us, may your face beam with joy! Pause in his presence 2 Send us out all over the world so that everyone everywhere […]

April 28th 2020: Psalm 71

Psalm 71 1 In you, Lord, I have taken refuge;     let me never be put to shame. 2 In your righteousness, rescue me and deliver me;     turn your ear to me and save me. 3 Be my rock of refuge,     to which I can always go; give the command to save me,     for you are my rock and […]

April 27th 2020: Psalm 61

Psalm 61 For the director of music. With stringed instruments. Of David. 1 Hear my cry, O God;     listen to my prayer. 2 From the ends of the earth I call to you,     I call as my heart grows faint;     lead me to the rock that is higher than I. 3 For you have been my refuge,     a […]

April 25th 2020: Psalm 148

Psalm 148 1 Praise the Lord.[a] Praise the Lord from the heavens;     praise him in the heights above. 2 Praise him, all his angels;     praise him, all his heavenly hosts. 3 Praise him, sun and moon;     praise him, all you shining stars. 4 Praise him, you highest heavens     and you waters above the skies. 5 Let them praise the name […]

April 24th 2020: Psalm 57

Have mercy on me, my God, have mercy on me,     for in you I take refuge. I will take refuge in the shadow of your wings     until the disaster has passed. 2 I cry out to God Most High,     to God, who vindicates me. 3 He sends from heaven and saves me,     rebuking those who hotly pursue […]

April 23rd 2020: Psalm 5

Psalm 5[a] For the director of music. For pipes. A psalm of David. 1 Listen to my words, Lord,     consider my lament. 2 Hear my cry for help,     my King and my God,     for to you I pray. 3 In the morning, Lord, you hear my voice;     in the morning I lay my requests before you     and wait […]

April 22nd 2020: Psalm 16

Psalm 16 A miktam[a] of David. 1 Keep me safe, my God,     for in you I take refuge. 2 I say to the Lord, “You are my Lord;     apart from you I have no good thing.” 3 I say of the holy people who are in the land,     “They are the noble ones in whom is all my […]

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