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Bible Reading: Psalm 122

Psalm 122 I was glad when they said to me, "Let us go to the house of the Lord." Our feet are standing Within your gates, O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, that is built As a city that is compact together; To which the tribes go up, even the tribes of the Lord An ordinance for Israel To give thanks to the name of the Lord. For there thrones were set for judgment, The thrones of the ...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 119.89-96

Psalm 119.89-96 Forever, O Lord, Your word is settled in heaven. Your faithfulness continues throughout all generations; You established the earth, and it stands. They stand this day according to Your ordinances, For all things are Your servants. If Your law had not been my delight, Then I would have perished in my affliction. I will never forget Your precepts, Fo...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 98

Psalm 98 O sing to the Lord a new song, For He has done wonderful things, His right hand and His holy arm have gained the victory for Him. 2The Lord has made known His salvation; He has revealed His righteousness in the sight of the nations. 3He has remembered His lovingkindness and His faithfulness to the house of Israel; All the ends of the earth have seen the salvation ...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 97

Psalm 97 The Lord reigns, let the earth rejoice; Let the many islands be glad. 2Clouds and thick darkness surround Him; Righteousness and justice are the foundation of His throne. 3Fire goes before Him And burns up His adversaries round about. 4His lightnings lit up the world; The earth saw and trembled. 5The mountains melted like wax at the presence of the Lord, At the...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 96

Psalm 96 Sing to theLordanew song; Sing to theLord, all the earth. 2Sing to theLord, bless His name; Proclaim good tidings of His salvation from day to day. 3Tell ofHis glory among the nations, His wonderful deeds among all the peoples. 4Forgreat is theLordandgreatly to be praised; He is to befearedabove all gods. 5Forall the gods of the peoples areidols, ButtheLordmade...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 95

Psalm 95 O come, let ussing for joy to theLord, Let us shout joyfully tothe rock of our salvation. 2Let uscome before His presencewiththanksgiving, Let us shout joyfully to Himwithpsalms. 3For theLordis agreat God And a great Kingabove all gods,4In whose hand are thedepths of the earth, The peaks of the mountains are His also. 5The sea is His, for it was Hewho made it, An...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 94

Psalm 94 O Lord, God of vengeance, God of vengeance, shine forth! Rise up, O Judge of the earth, Render recompense to the proud. How long shall the wicked, O Lord, How long shall the wicked exult? They pour forth words, they speak arrogantly; All who do wickedness vaunt themselves. They crush Your people, O Lord, And afflict Your heritage. They slay the widow and...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 93

Psalm 93The Lord reigns, He is clothed with majesty; The Lord has clothed and girded Himself with strength; Indeed, the world is firmly established, it will not be moved. 2Your throne is established from of old; You are from everlasting. 3The floods have lifted up, O Lord, The floods have lifted up their voice, The floods lift up their pounding waves. 4More than the sounds...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 91

Psalm 91He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say to the Lord, "My refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust!" For it is He who delivers you from the snare of the trapper and from the deadly pestilence. He will cover you with His pinions, and under His wings you may seek refuge; His faithfulness is a shield and...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 90

Psalm 90 Lord, You have been our dwelling place in all generations. Before the mountains were born OrYou gave birth to the earth and the world, Even from everlasting to everlasting, You are God. You turn man back into dust And say, "Return, O children of men." For a thousand years in Your sight Are like yesterday when it passes by, Orasa watch in the night. You ha...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 88

Psalm 88O Lord, the God of my salvation, I have cried out by day and in the night before You. 2Let my prayer come before You; Incline Your ear to my cry! 3For my soul has had enough troubles, And my life has drawn near to Sheol. 4I am reckoned among those who go down to the pit; I have become like a man without strength, 5Forsaken among the dead, Like the slain who lie in ...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 87

Psalm 87Hisfoundation is in the holy mountains. 2TheLordloves the gates of Zion more than all theotherdwelling places of Jacob. 3Glorious things are spoken of you, Ocity of God.Selah. 4"I shall mentionRahab and Babylonamong those who know Me; Behold, Philistia andTyre withEthiopia: 'This one was born there.'" 5But of Zion it shall be said, "This one and that one were born ...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 86

Psalm 86 Incline Your ear, OLord,andanswer me; For I amafflicted and needy. Preserve mysoul, for I am agodly man; O You my God, save Your servant whotrusts in You. Begracious to me, O Lord, Forto You I cry all day long. Make glad the soul of Your servant, For to You, O Lord,I lift up my soul. For You, Lord, aregood, andready to forgive, Andabundant in lovingkindness to al...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 85

Psalm 85 Lord, you werefavorable to your land; yourestored the fortunes of Jacob. Youforgave the iniquity of your people; youcovered all their sin.Selah You withdrew all your wrath; youturned from your hot anger. Restore us again, O God of our salvation, and put away your indignation toward us! Will you be angry with us forever? Will you prolong your anger to all generat...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 84

Psalm 84 How lovely are Your dwelling places, O Lord of hosts! 2My soul longed and even yearned for the courts of the Lord; My heart and my flesh sing for joy to the living God. 3The bird also has found a house, And the swallow a nest for herself, where she may lay her young, Even Your altars, O Lord of hosts, My King and my God. 4How blessed are those who dwell in Your ho...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 83

Psalm 83 O God,do not remain quiet; Do not be silent and, O God, do not be still. 2For behold, Your enemiesmake an uproar, Andthose who hate You haveexalted themselves. 3Theymake shrewd plans against Your people, Andconspire together againstYourtreasured ones. 4They have said, "Come, andlet us wipe them outas a nation, That thename of Israel be remembered no more." 5For t...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 82

Psalm 82 God takes His stand in His own congregation; He judges in the midst of the rulers. How long will you judge unjustly and show partiality to the wicked? Selah. Vindicate the weak and fatherless; do justice to the afflicted and destitute. Rescue the weak and needy; deliverthemout of the hand of the wicked. They do not know nor do they understand; they walk about in d...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 81

Psalm 81 Sing for joy to God ourstrength; Shout joyfully to the God of Jacob. Raise asong, strike the timbrel, The sweet sounding lyre with the harp. Blow the trumpet at the new moon, At the full moon, on our feast day. For it is a statute for Israel, An ordinance of the God of Jacob. He established it for a testimony in Joseph When he went throughout the land of ...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 80

Psalm 80 Oh, give ear, Shepherd of Israel, You who lead Joseph like a flock; You who are enthroned above the cherubim, shine forth! 2Before Ephraim and Benjamin and Manasseh, stir up Your power And come to save us! 3O God, restore us And cause Your face to shine upon us, and we will be saved. 4O Lord God of hosts, How long will You be angry with the prayer of Your people?...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 79

Psalm 79 O God, the nations have invaded Your inheritance; They have defiled Your holy temple; They have laid Jerusalem in ruins. 2They have given the dead bodies of Your servants for food to the birds of the heavens, The flesh of Your godly ones to the beasts of the earth. 3They have poured out their blood like water round about Jerusalem; And there was no one to bury t...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 78

Psalm 78 (Please read scripture from your own bible.) Psalm 78 encompasses 72 verses. It is basically a call to remember the history of Israel so that future generations will not be unfaithful in their time of history. We will only look at the first eight verses but here is a simple outline for the complete Psalm: Instructions to learn from the mistakes of past gener...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 77

Psalm 77 My voicerisesto God, and I willcry aloud; My voicerisesto God, and He will hear me. 2In theday of my trouble I sought the Lord; In the night myhand was stretched outwithout weariness; My soulrefused to be comforted. 3WhenI remember God, then I amdisturbed; WhenIsigh, thenmy spirit grows faint. Selah. 4You have held my eyelidsopen; I am so troubled that Icannot sp...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 76

Psalm 76 God isknown in Judah; His name isgreat in Israel. Histabernacle is inSalem; Hisdwelling place also is in Zion. There Hebroke the flaming arrows, The shield and the sword and theweapons of war. Selah. You are resplendent, More majestic than the mountains of prey. Thestouthearted were plundered, They sank into sleep; And none of the warriors could use his hands....

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Bible Reading: Psalm 75

Psalm 75 We give thanks to You, O God, we give thanks, For Your name is near; Men declare Your wondrous works. 2"When I select an appointed time, It is I who judge with equity.3"The earth and all who dwell in it melt; It is I who have firmly set its pillars. Selah. 4"I said to the boastful, 'Do not boast,' And to the wicked, 'Do not lift up the horn; 5Do not lift up your ...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 74

(We recenlty made a change. There will be 5 devotionals provided each week. This allows you to read in other places in thescriptureson your own or if you miss some readings it allows you to catch up without any pressure.) Psalm 74 O God, why have Yourejectedusforever? Why does Your angersmoke against thesheep of Yourpasture? 2Remember Your congregation, which You hav...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 73

Psalm 73 (Read in own bible please.) It breaks my heart to be around so many people that have so little to do with God or with faith in Him. So often, we take comfort and refuge in the loving arms of the assembled peoples of the Lord; we rest ourselves within the embrace of the church. We rest in the Lord. While this is a good thing, we cannot forget to get back out there...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 72

Psalm 72 Give the king Your judgments, O God, And Your righteousness to the king's son. May he judge Your people with righteousness And Your afflicted with justice. Let the mountains bring peace to the people, And the hills, in righteousness. May he vindicate the afflicted of the people, Save the children of the needy And crush the oppressor. Let them fear You whi...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 71

Psalm 71 In You, O Lord, I have taken refuge; Let me never be ashamed. 2In Your righteousness deliver me and rescue me; Incline Your ear to me and save me. 3Be to me a rock of habitation to which I may continually come; You have given commandment to save me, For You are my rock and my fortress. 4Rescue me, O my God, out of the hand of the wicked, Out of the grasp of the w...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 66

Psalm 66 Shout joyfully to God, all the earth; 2Sing the glory of His name; Make His praise glorious. 3Say to God, "How awesome are Your works! Because of the greatness of Your power Your enemies will give feigned obedience to You. 4"All the earth will worship You, And will sing praises to You; They will sing praises to Your name." Selah.5Come and see the works of God, Who...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 65

Psalm 65 There will be silence before You, and praise in Zion, O God,And to You the vow will be performed.2 O You who hear prayer,To You all men come.3 Iniquities prevail against me;As for our transgressions, You forgive them.4 How blessed is the one whom You choose and bring near to YouTo dwell in Your courts.We will be satisfied with the goodness of Your house,Your holy...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 64

Psalm 64Hear my voice, O God, in my complaint; preserve my life from dread of the enemy. Hide me from the secret counsel of evildoers, from the tumult of those who do iniquity, who have sharpened their tongue like a sword. They aimed bitter speech as their arrow, to shoot from concealment at the blameless; suddenly they shoot at him, and do not fear. They hold fast to them...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 63

Psalm 63O God, You are my God; I shall seek You earnestly;My soul thirsts for You, my flesh yearns for You,In a dry and weary land where there is no water.Thus I have seen You in the sanctuary,To see Your power and Your glory.Because Your lovingkindness is better than life,My lips will praise You.So I will bless You as long as I live;I will lift up my hands in Your name.My...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 62

Psalm 62My soul waits in silence for God only;From Him is my salvation.He only is my rock and my salvation,My stronghold; I shall not be greatly shaken.How long will you assail a man,That you may murder him, all of you,Like a leaning wall, like a tottering fence?They have counseled only to thrust him down from his high position;They delight in falsehood;They bless with the...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 61

Psalm 61Hear my cry, O God; Give heed to my prayer. From the end of the earth I call to You when my heart is faint; Lead me to the rock that is higher than I. For You have been a refuge for me, A tower of strength against the enemy. Let me dwell in Your tent forever; Let me take refuge in the shelter of Your wings. Selah.For You have heard my vows, O God; You have given me...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 60

Psalm 60O God, You have rejected us. You have broken us;You have been angry; O, restore us.You have made the land quake, You have split it open;Heal its breaches, for it totters.You have made Your people experience hardship;You have given us wine to drink that makes us stagger.You have given a banner to those who fear You,That it may be displayed because of the truth.That ...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 59

Psalms 59 (Please read from your bible.) Today's psalm was written by David as King Saul was seeking to kill him. Much of the injustice in my own life is of my own making, but David was righteous in this regard, never seeking a short cut to put himself over Saul as God's designated king of Israel, even though Saul regularly treated him unfairly. It is our nature to be an...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 58

Psalm 58 (Please read scripture from your bible.)David uses this Psalm to address the leaders and their unrighteousness. He asks God to deal with the evil that is being done in their work. As we see he prays for God to break their teeth which would shut down communication of their injustices. Furthermore, he prays for God to destroy these evil judges. Wow, what a prayer!It...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 57

Psalm 57 (Please read scripture from your bible)This devotional is dedicated to the people commonly referred to as "first responders". They include police officers, firefighters, emergency medical technicians, their families, and the many, many individuals who work in support of those on the front lines.As we read in today's selection of Psalm 57, when calamity befalls us ...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 56

Psalm 56 (Please read scripture from your bible.)Over the last 14 years a verse in this Psalm has been quoted more in our home than any other verse in the bible. Often at night over the years one of my four kids will say they are scared when they are between 2 and 4 years of age. When they were afraid we would go in and share with them that the bible tells us, "When I am a...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 55

Psalm 55 (Please read scripture from your bible) A common theme in the Psalms is David's anguish and lack of peace when his enemies seek to destroy his reputation and even threaten his life. In Psalm 55 we see this man of God pouring out his heart to the Lord, asking for help and wishing that he had the wings of a dove so he could fly away and find rest (55.6) What made ...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 54

Psalm 54Save me, O God, by Your name, and vindicate me by Your power. Hear my prayer, O God; Give ear to the words of my mouth. For strangers have risen against me and violent men have sought my life; they have not set God before them. Selah. Behold, God is my helper; the Lord is the sustainer of my soul. He will recompense the evil to my foes; destroy them in Your faithfu...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 52

Psalm 52Why do you boast in evil, O mighty man? The lovingkindness of God endures all day long.Your tongue devises destruction, Like a sharp razor, O worker of deceit.You love evil more than good, Falsehood more than speaking what is right. Selah.You love all words that devour, O deceitful tongue.But God will break you down forever; He will snatch you up and tear you away ...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 51

Psalm 51Be gracious to me, O God, according to Your lovingkindness;According to the greatness of Your compassion blot out my transgressions.Wash me thoroughly from my iniquityAnd cleanse me from my sin.For I know my transgressions,And my sin is ever before me.Against You, You only, I have sinnedAnd done what is evil in Your sight,So that You are justified when You speakAnd...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 50

Psalm 50 (Text not provided. Please read from your Bible) Every year the president gives the State of the Union address. It was originally designed to be a message for congress but with the advent of television it has become another way for the president to speak to the country at large. Leading up to the speech, many pundits try to guess the content and tone of the speec...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 49

Psalm 49 (No text provided. Please read with own Bible.) Growing up in North Carolina I developed a deep love for basketball, bacon, and cars to name just a few! The Carolinas were also known for tobacco but thankfully it did not interest me as much as the sports and food. My basketball days are over except for watching on it on TV, bacon is still as tasty but trying to e...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 48

Psalm 48Great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised,In the city of our God, His holy mountain.Beautiful in elevation, the joy of the whole earth,Is Mount Zion in the far north,The city of the great King.God, in her palaces,Has made Himself known as a stronghold.For, lo, the kings assembled themselves,They passed by together.They saw it, then they were amazed;They were ter...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 47

Psalm 47O clap your hands, all peoples;Shout to God with the voice of joy.For the LORD Most High is to be feared,A great King over all the earth.He subdues peoples under usAnd nations under our feet.He chooses our inheritance for us,The glory of Jacob whom He loves. Selah.God has ascended with a shout,The LORD, with the sound of a trumpet.Sing praises to God, sing praises;...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 46

Psalm 46God is our refuge and strength,A very present help in trouble.Therefore we will not fear, though the earth should changeAnd though the mountains slip into the heart of the sea;Though its waters roar and foam,Though the mountains quake at its swelling pride. Selah.There is a river whose streams make glad the city of God,The holy dwelling places of the Most High.God ...

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Bible Teaching: Psalm 45

Psalm 45My heart overflows with a good theme; I address my verses to the King; my tongue is the pen of a ready writer. You are fairer than the sons of men; grace is poured upon Your lips; therefore God has blessed You forever. Gird Your sword on Your thigh, O Mighty One, in Your splendor and Your majesty! And in Your majesty ride on victoriously, for the cause of truth and...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 44

Psalm 44 (Text unavailable. Please read on your own.) It is vital to put our trust in the right place. Our trust should not ultimately be in our own strength (vv.3,6). Rather, you are to trust the Lord: 'It's You who saved us' (v.7, MSG).' This psalm is addressed to God as King (v.4). That God is the King (and real leader) of Israel is a common idea in the psalms. Suffer...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 43

Psalm 43Vindicate me, O God, and plead my case against an ungodly nation;O deliver me from the deceitful and unjust man!For You are the God of my strength; why have You rejected me?Why do I go mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?O send out Your light and Your truth, let them lead me;Let them bring me to Your holy hillAnd to Your dwelling places.Then I will go t...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 42

Psalm 42As the deer pants for the water brooks,So my soul pants for You, O God.My soul thirsts for God, for the living God;When shall I come and appear before God?My tears have been my food day and night,While they say to me all day long, "Where is your God?"These things I remember and I pour out my soul within me.For I used to go along with the throng and lead them in pro...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 41

Psalm 41How blessed is he who considers the helpless;The LORD will deliver him in a day of trouble.The LORD will protect him and keep him alive,And he shall be called blessed upon the earth;And do not give him over to the desire of his enemies.The LORD will sustain him upon his sickbed;In his illness, You restore him to health.As for me, I said, "O LORD, be gracious to me;...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 40

Psalm 40I waited patiently for the Lord;And He inclined to me and heard my cry.He brought me up out of the pit of destruction, out of the miry clay,And He set my feet upon a rock making my footsteps firm.He put a new song in my mouth, a song of praise to our God;Many will see and fearAnd will trust in the Lord.How blessed is the man who has made the Lord his trust,And has ...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 39

Psalm 39I said, "I will guard my waysThat I may not sin with my tongue;I will guard my mouth as with a muzzleWhile the wicked are in my presence."I was mute and silent,I refrained even from good,And my sorrow grew worse.My heart was hot within me,While I was musing the fire burned;Then I spoke with my tongue:"LORD, make me to know my endAnd what is the extent of my days;Le...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 38

Psalm 38 (No text provided. Please read from your own bible.) Today's reading is a vivid reminder of the important aspect of being penitent. When we, as followers of Jesus Christ, fall short and commit acts of sin, it is crucial that we exhibit remorse and pray to our Father for forgiveness. Also vital is repentance. We are not only to be remorseful, but we must turn away...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 37

Psalm 37 (Text not provided. Please read from your own bible.) In Psalm 37:1-5, David contrasts the evil or unrighteous man and the righteous. It can be very tempting at times to look at others that don't know Christ and either fear them or envy their lifestyle. David had constant battles with his enemies, and certainly had reason to fret or worry for his own life, but he...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 36

Psalm 36Transgression speaks to the ungodly within his heart; There is no fear of God before his eyes. For it flatters him in his own eyes concerning the discovery of his iniquity and the hatred of it. The words of his mouth are wickedness and deceit; He has ceased to be wise and to do good. He plans wickedness upon his bed; He sets himself on a path that is not good; He d...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 35

Psalm 35 (Text unavailable. Please read on your own.) At any time, you can call out to God for help. Life is a battle and there are bound to be those who will be out to get us. David prays that God would contend with those who contend against him (v.1a). He prays, 'Reassure me; let me hear you say, "I'll save you."' (v.3, MSG). When you are under attack it is easy to fee...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 34

Psalm 34 (Text not provided. Please read from own bible.) This is one of my most favorite psalms. David invites the Israelites to come and "magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt His name together" (34.3). The foundational and guiding principle to living for the glory of God is focused on by David as he is teaching those with him, maybe even those younger, surely a ri...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 33

Psalm 33 (Text not provided. Please read from own bible.) "Sing for joy in the Lord, O you righteous ones." The psalmist calls us to praise the Lord for His upright Word and faithful work. God's Word is dependable and His works are righteous and good. The psalmist assured his readers of this and because of that we should praise the Lord for who He is and what He has done....

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Bible Reading: Psalm 32

Psalm 32Blessed is the person whose lawless acts are forgiven.Their sins have been taken away.Blessed is the person whose sin the LORD never counts against them.That person doesn't want to cheat anyone.When I kept silent about my sin,my body became weakbecause I groaned all day long.Day and nightyou punished me.I became weaker and weakeras I do in the heat of summer.Then I...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 31

Psalm 31In You, O LORD, I have taken refuge; Let me never be ashamed; In Your righteousness deliver me.Incline Your ear to me, rescue me quickly; Be to me a rock of strength, A stronghold to save me.For You are my rock and my fortress; For Your name's sake You will lead me and guide me.You will pull me out of the net which they have secretly laid for me, For You are my str...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 30

Psalm 30I will extol You, O LORD, for You have lifted me up,And have not let my enemies rejoice over me.O LORD my God,I cried to You for help, and You healed me.O LORD, You have brought up my soul from Sheol;You have kept me alive, that I would not go down to the pit.Sing praise to the LORD, you His godly ones,And give thanks to His holy name.For His anger is but for a mom...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 29

Psalm 29Ascribe to the Lord, O sons of the mighty,Ascribe to the Lord glory and strength.Ascribe to the Lord the glory due to His name;Worship the Lord in holy array.The voice of the Lord is upon the waters;The God of glory thunders,The Lord is over many waters.The voice of the Lord is powerful,The voice of the Lord is majestic.The voice of the Lord breaks the cedars;Yes, ...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 28

Psalm 28To You, O LORD, I call;My rock, do not be deaf to me,For if You are silent to me,I will become like those who go down to the pit.Hear the voice of my supplications when I cry to You for help,When I lift up my hands toward Your holy sanctuary.Do not drag me away with the wickedAnd with those who work iniquity,Who speak peace with their neighbors,While evil is in the...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 27

Psalm 27The LORD is my light and my salvation;Whom shall I fear?The LORD is the defense of my life;Whom shall I dread?When evildoers came upon me to devour my flesh,My adversaries and my enemies, they stumbled and fell.Though a host encamp against me,My heart will not fear;Though war arise against me,In spite of this I shall be confident.One thing I have asked from the LOR...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 26

Psalm 26Vindicate me, O LORD, for I have walked in my integrity, and I have trusted in the LORD without wavering. Examine me, O LORD, and try me; test my mind and my heart. For Your loving kindness is before my eyes, and I have walked in Your truth. I do not sit with deceitful men, Nor will I go with pretenders. I hate the assembly of evildoers, and I will not sit with the...

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Bible Reading: Pslam 25

Psalm 25To You, O LORD, I lift up my soul.O my God, in You I trust,Do not let me be ashamed;Do not let my enemies exult over me.Indeed, none of those who wait for You will be ashamed;Those who deal treacherously without cause will be ashamed.Make me know Your ways, O LORD;Teach me Your paths.Lead me in Your truth and teach me,For You are the God of my salvation;For You I w...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 24

Psalm 24The earth is the LORD'S, and all it contains,The world, and those who dwell in it.For He has founded it upon the seasAnd established it upon the rivers.Who may ascend into the hill of the LORD?And who may stand in His holy place?He who has clean hands and a pure heart,Who has not lifted up his soul to falsehoodAnd has not sworn deceitfully.He shall receive a blessi...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 23

Psalm 23The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want.He makes me lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside quiet waters.He restores my soul; He guides me in the paths of righteousness For His name's sake.Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil, for You are with me;Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me.You prepare a table before me ...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 22

Psalm 22 (Text is not provided, so please read from your own bible.) Have you ever been at the spot in life where you felt like the Lord was not hearing you or that maybe He had forgotten you? Sometimes during times of suffering, persecution or when we face the unjust wronging of others we might feel this way. David felt this way and lets us know right out of the gates in...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 21

Psalm 21O LORD, in Your strength the king will be glad, And in Your salvation how greatly he will rejoice!You have given him his heart's desire, And You have not withheld the request of his lips. Selah.For You meet him with the blessings of good things; You set a crown of fine gold on his head.He asked life of You, You gave it to him, Length of days forever and ever.His gl...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 20

Psalm 20May the LORD answer you in the day of trouble!May the name of the God of Jacob set you securely on high!May He send you help from the sanctuaryAnd support you from Zion!May He remember all your meal offeringsAnd find your burnt offering acceptable!May He grant you your heart's desireAnd fulfill all your counsel!We will sing for joy over your victory,And in the name...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 19

Psalm 19The heavens are telling of the glory of God;And their expanse is declaring the work of His hands.Day to day pours forth speech,And night to night reveals knowledge.There is no speech, nor are there words;Their voice is not heard.Their line has gone out through all the earth,And their utterances to the end of the world.In them He has placed a tent for the sun,Which ...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 18

Psalm 18 (Scripture text not provided) Have you ever been delivered out of a perilous situation? Has there ever been a time in your life when you felt, beyond a shadow of a doubt, that God had kept you from harm? For me, these incredible blessings are too numerous to count. There are, however, a few that really stand out. One was on the 4th of July, 2010. I had been on my...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 17

Psalm 17O LORD my God, in You I have taken refuge; Save me from all those who pursue me, and deliver me, Or he will tear my soul like a lion, Dragging me away, while there is none to deliver. O LORD my God, if I have done this, If there is injustice in my hands, If I have rewarded evil to my friend, Or have plundered him who without cause was my adversary, Let the enemy pu...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 16

Psalm 16Preserve me, O God, for I take refuge in You.I said to the Lord, "You are my Lord;I have no good besides You."As for the saints who are in the earth,They are the majestic ones in whom is all my delight.The sorrows of those who have bartered for another god will be multiplied;I shall not pour out their drink offerings of blood,Nor will I take their names upon my lip...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 15

Psalm 15O LORD, who may abide in Your tent?Who may dwell on Your holy hill?He who walks with integrity, and works righteousness,And speaks truth in his heart.He does not slander with his tongue,Nor does evil to his neighbor,Nor takes up a reproach against his friend;In whose eyes a reprobate is despised,But who honors those who fear the LORD;He swears to his own hurt and d...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 14

Psalm 14The fool has said in his heart, "There is no God."They are corrupt, they have committed abominable deeds;There is no one who does good.The LORD has looked down from heaven upon the sons of menTo see if there are any who understand,Who seek after God.They have all turned aside, together they have become corrupt;There is no one who does good, not even one.Do all the ...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 13

Psalm 13How long, O LORD? Will You forget me forever?How long will You hide Your face from me?How long shall I take counsel in my soul,Having sorrow in my heart all the day?How long will my enemy be exalted over me? Consider and answer me, O LORD my God;Enlighten my eyes, or I will sleep the sleep of death,And my enemy will say, "I have overcome him,"And my adversaries wil...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 12

Psalm 12LORD, for the godly man ceases to be,For the faithful disappear from among the sons of men.They speak falsehood to one another;With flattering lips and with a double heart they speak.May the LORD cut off all flattering lips,The tongue that speaks great things;Who have said, "With our tongue we will prevail;Our lips are our own; who is lord over us?""Because of the ...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 11

Psalm 11In the LORD I take refuge;How can you say to my soul, "Flee as a bird to your mountain;For, behold, the wicked bend the bow,They make ready their arrow upon the stringTo shoot in darkness at the upright in heart.If the foundations are destroyed,What can the righteous do?"The LORD is in His holy temple; the LORD'S throne is in heaven;His eyes behold, His eyelids tes...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 10

Psalm 10Why do You stand afar off, O Lord?Why do You hide Yourself in times of trouble?In pride the wicked hotly pursue the afflicted;Let them be caught in the plots which they have devised.For the wicked boasts of his heart's desire,And the greedy man curses and spurns the Lord.The wicked, in the haughtiness of his countenance, does not seek Him.All his thoughts are, "The...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 9

Psalm 9I will give thanks to the Lord with all my heart;I will tell of all Your wonders.I will be glad and exult in You;I will sing praise to Your name, O Most High.When my enemies turn back,They stumble and perish before You.For You have maintained my just cause;You have sat on the throne judging righteously.You have rebuked the nations, You have destroyed the wicked;You ...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 8

Psalm 8O Lord, our Lord,How majestic is Your name in all the earth,Who have displayed Your splendor above the heavens!From the mouth of infants and nursing babes You have established [b]strengthBecause of Your adversaries,To make the enemy and the revengeful cease.When I consider Your heavens, the work of Your fingers,The moon and the stars, which You have [d]ordained;What...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 6

Pslam 6O Lord, do not rebuke me in Your anger,Nor chasten me in Your wrath.Be gracious to me, O Lord, for I am pining away;Heal me, O Lord, for my bones are dismayed.And my soul is greatly dismayed;But You, O Lordhow long?Return, O Lord, rescue my soul;Save me because of Your lovingkindness.For there is no mention of You in death;In Sheol who will give You thanks?I am wear...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 5

Psalm 5Give ear to my words, O LORD,Consider my groaning.Heed the sound of my cry for help, my King and my God,For to You I pray.In the morning, O LORD, You will hear my voice;In the morning I will order my prayer to You and eagerly watch.For You are not a God who takes pleasure in wickedness;No evil dwells with You.The boastful shall not stand before Your eyes;You hate al...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 4

Psalm 4Answer me when I call, O God of my righteousness!You have relieved me in my distress;Be gracious to me and hear my prayer.O sons of men, how long will my honor become a reproach?How long will you love what is worthless and aim at deception? Selah.But know that the LORD has set apart the godly man for Himself;The LORD hears when I call to Him.Tremble, and do not sin;...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 3

Psalm 3O LORD, how my adversaries have increased!Many are rising up against me.Many are saying of my soul,"There is no deliverance for him in God." Selah.But You, O LORD, are a shield about me,My glory, and the One who lifts my head.I was crying to the LORD with my voice,And He answered me from His holy mountain. Selah.I lay down and slept;I awoke, for the LORD sustains me...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 2

Psalm 2Why are the nations in an uproarAnd the peoples devising a vain thing?The kings of the earth take their standAnd the rulers take counsel togetherAgainst the LORD and against His Anointed, saying,"Let us tear their fetters apartAnd cast away their cords from us!"He who sits in the heavens laughs,The Lord scoffs at them.Then He will speak to them in His angerAnd terri...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 1

PSALM 1How blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked,Nor stand in the path of sinners,Nor sit in the seat of scoffers!But his delight is in the law of the LORD,And in His law he meditates day and night.He will be like a tree firmly planted by streams of water,Which yields its fruit in its seasonAnd its leaf does not wither;And in whatever he does, h...

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