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Bible Reading: Psalm 150

Psalm 150 Praise the Lord! Praise God in His sanctuary; Praise Him in His mighty expanse. 2Praise Him for His mighty deeds; Praise Him according to His excellent greatness.3Praise Him with trumpet sound; Praise Him with harp and lyre. 4Praise Him with timbrel and dancing; Praise Him with stringed instruments and pipe. 5Praise Him with loud cymbals; Praise Him with resoundi...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 149

Psalm 149 PraisetheLord! Sing to theLordanew song, AndHis praisein the congregation of the godly ones. Let Israel be glad inhis Maker; Let the sons of Zion rejoice in theirKing. Let them praise His name withdancing; Let them sing praises to Him withtimbrel and lyre. For theLordtakes pleasure in His people; He willbeautify the afflicted ones with salvation. Let thegodly o...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 148

Psalm 148 Praise the Lord! Praise the Lord from the heavens; Praise Him in the heights! Praise Him, all His angels; Praise Him, all His hosts! Praise Him, sun and moon; Praise Him, all stars of light! Praise Him, highest heavens, And the waters that are above the heavens! Let them praise the name of the Lord, For He commanded and they were created. He has also e...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 147

Psalm147 Praise the Lord! For it is good to sing praises to our God; For it is pleasant and praise is becoming. 2The Lord builds up Jerusalem; He gathers the outcasts of Israel. 3He heals the brokenhearted And binds up their wounds. 4He counts the number of the stars; He gives names to all of them. 5Great is our Lord and abundant in strength; His understanding is infinite...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 146

Psalm 146Praise the Lord!Praise the Lord, O my soul!I will praise the Lord while I live;I will sing praises to my God while I have my being.Do not trust in princes,In mortal man, in whom there is no salvation.His spirit departs, he returns to the earth;In that very day his thoughts perish.How blessed is he whose help is the God of Jacob,Whose hope is in the Lord his God,Wh...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 145

Psalm 145I willextol You,my God, O King, And I willbless Your name forever and ever. 2Every day I will bless You, And I willpraise Your name forever and ever. 3Great is theLord, and highly to be praised, And Hisgreatness is unsearchable. 4Onegeneration shall praise Your works to another, And shall declare Your mighty acts. 5On theglorioussplendor of Your majesty Andon Your...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 144

Psalm 144Blessed be the Lord, my rock, who trains my hands for war, andmy fingers for battle; my lovingkindness and my fortress, my stronghold and my deliverer, my shield and He in whom I take refuge, who subdues my people under me. O Lord, what is man, that You take knowledge of him? Or the son of man, that You think of him? Man is like a mere breath; his days are like a ...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 143

Psalm 143 Hear my prayer, OLord, Give ear to my supplications! Answer me in Your faithfulness, in Your righteousness! And do notenter into judgment with Your servant, For in Your sight no man living is righteous. For the enemy has persecuted my soul; He has crushed my life to the ground; He has made me dwell in dark places, like those who have long been dead. There...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 142

Psalm 142 I cry aloud with my voice to the Lord; I make supplication with my voice to the Lord. 2I pour out my complaint before Him; I declare my trouble before Him. 3When my spirit was overwhelmed within me, You knew my path. In the way where I walk They have hidden a trap for me. 4Look to the right and see; For there is no one who regards me;There is no escape for me; No...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 141

Psalm 141 O Lord, I call upon You; hasten to me! Give ear to my voice when I call to You! 2May my prayer be counted as incense before You; The lifting up of my hands as the evening offering. 3Set a guard, O Lord, over my mouth; Keep watch over the door of my lips. 4Do not incline my heart to any evil thing, To practice deeds of wickedness With men who do iniquity; And do ...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 140

Psalm 140 Rescue me, O Lord, from evil men; Preserve me from violent men 2Who devise evil things in their hearts; They continually stir up wars. 3They sharpen their tongues as a serpent; Poison of a viper is under their lips. Selah. 4 Keep me, O Lord, from the hands of the wicked; Preserve me from violent men Who have purposed to trip up my feet.5The proud have hidden a tr...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 139.19-24

Psalm 139:19-24 O that You wouldslay the wicked, O God; Depart from me, therefore,men of bloodshed. For theyspeakagainst You wickedly, And Your enemies takeYour namein vain. Do I nothate those who hate You, OLord? And do I notloathe those who rise up against You? I hate them with the utmost hatred; They have become my enemies. Search me, O God, and know my heart; Try me ...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 139.13-18

Psalm 139.13-1813 For Youformed myinward parts; Youwove me in my mother's womb. 14I will give thanks to You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Wonderful are Your works, And my soul knows it very well. 15Myframe was not hidden from You, When I was made in secret, Andskillfully wrought in thedepths of the earth;16Youreyes have seen my unformed substance; And inYour bo...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 139.1-12

Psalm 139:1-12 O Lord, You have searched me and known me. 2You know when I sit down and when I rise up; You understand my thought from afar. 3You scrutinize my path and my lying down, And are intimately acquainted with all my ways. 4Even before there is a word on my tongue, Behold, O Lord, You know it all. 5You have enclosed me behind and before, And laid Your hand upon m...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 136

Psalm 136 Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good, For His lovingkindness is everlasting. 2Give thanks to the God of gods, For His lovingkindness is everlasting. 3Give thanks to the Lord of lords, For His lovingkindness is everlasting. 4To Him who alone does great wonders, For His lovingkindness is everlasting; 5To Him who made the heavens with skill, For His lovingkindne...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 135

Psalm 135Praise the Lord! Praise the name of the Lord; Praise Him, O servants of the Lord, You who stand in the house of the Lord, In the courts of the house of our God!Praise the Lord, for the Lord is good; Sing praises to His name, for it is lovely. For the Lord has chosen Jacob for Himself, Israel for His own possession. For I know that the Lord is great And that our Lo...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 128

Psalm 128 How blessed is everyone who fears the Lord, Who walks in His ways. When you shall eat of the fruit of your hands, You will be happy and it will be well with you. Your wife shall be like a fruitful vine Within your house, Your children like olive plants Around your table. Behold, for thus shall the man be blessed Who fears the Lord.The Lord bless you from Zion, An...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 127

Psalm 127 Unless the Lord builds the house, They labor in vain who build it; Unless the Lord guards the city, The watchman keeps awake in vain. It is vain for you to rise up early, To retire late, To eat the bread of painful labors; For He gives to His beloved even in his sleep. Behold, children are a gift of the Lord, The fruit of the womb is a reward. Like arr...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 126

Psalm 126 When the Lord brought back the captive ones of Zion, We were like those who dream. Then our mouth was filled with laughter And our tongue with joyful shouting; Then they said among the nations, "The Lord has done great things for them." The Lord has done great things for us; We are glad. Restore our captivity, O Lord. As the streams in the south, Those who sow in...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 125

Psalm 125 Those who trust in theLord Are as Mount Zion, whichcannot be moved butabides forever. As the mountains surround Jerusalem, SotheLordsurrounds His people From this time forth and forever. For thescepter of wickedness shall not rest upon theland of the righteous, So that the righteouswill not put forth their hands to do wrong. Do good, OLord, to those who are good...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 124

Psalm 124 "Had it not been the Lordwho was on our side," let Israel now say, "Had it not been the Lordwho was on our side when men rose up against us, then they would have swallowed us alive, when their anger was kindled against us; then the waters would have engulfed us, the stream would have swept over our soul; then the raging waters would have swept over our soul." Bl...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 123

Psalm 123 To You I lift up my eyes, O You who are enthroned in the heavens! Behold, as the eyes of servantslookto the hand of their master, As the eyes of a maid to the hand of her mistress, So our eyeslookto theLordour God, Until He is gracious to us. Be gracious to us, OLord, be gracious to us, For we are greatly filled with contempt. Our soul is greatly filled ...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 120

Psalm 120 In my trouble I cried to the Lord, And He answered me. Deliver my soul, O Lord, from lying lips, From a deceitful tongue. What shall be given to you, and what more shall be done to you, You deceitful tongue? Sharp arrows of the warrior, With the burning coals of the broom tree. Woe is me, for I sojourn in Meshech, For I dwell among the tents of Kedar! Too long ...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 119.169-176

Psalm 119:169-176 Let mycrycome before You, OLord; Give me understandingaccording to Your word. Let mysupplication come before You; Deliver me according to Yourword. Let mylips utter praise, For Youteach me Your statutes. Let mytongue sing of Yourword, For all Yourcommandments are righteousness. Let Yourhand beready to help me, For I havechosen Your precepts. Ilong for Yo...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 119.161-168

Psalm 119.161-168 Princes persecute me without cause, But my heart stands in awe of Your words. I rejoice at Your word, As one who finds great spoil. I hate and despise falsehood, But I love Your law. Seven times a day I praise You, Because of Your righteous ordinances. Those who love Your law have great peace, And nothing causes them to stumble. I hope for Your ...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 119.145-152

Psalm 119:145-152I criedwith all my heart; answer me, OLord! I willobserve Your statutes. I cried to You;save me And I shall keep Your testimonies. Irise before dawn and cry for help; Iwait for Your words. My eyes anticipate thenight watches, That I maymeditate on Yourword. Hear my voiceaccording to Your lovingkindness; Revive me, OLord, according to Your ordinances. Those...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 119.137-144

Psalm 119.137-144 Righteous are You, O Lord, and upright are Your judgments. You have commanded Your testimonies in righteousness and exceeding faithfulness. My zeal has consumed me, because my adversaries have forgotten Your words. Your word is very pure, therefore Your servant loves it. I am small and despised, yetI do not forget Your precepts. Your righteousness is an e...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 119.129-136

Psalm 119.129-136 Your testimonies arewonderful; Therefore my soul observes them. The unfolding of Your words gives light; It gives understanding to the simple. I opened my mouth wide and panted, For I longed for Your commandments. Turn to me and be gracious to me, After Your manner with those who love Your name. Establish my footsteps in Your word, And do not let...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 119.105-112

Psalm 119:105-112Your word is a lamp to my feet And a light to my path.I have sworn and I will confirm it, That I will keep Your righteous ordinances.I am exceedingly afflicted; Revive me, O Lord, according to Your word.O accept the freewill offerings of my mouth, O Lord, And teach me Your ordinances.My life is continually in my hand, Yet I do not forget Your law.The wicke...

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Bible Reading: Psalms 119.97-104

Psalm 119:97-104O how Ilove Your law! It is mymeditation all the day.Yourcommandments make me wiser than my enemies, For they are evermine.I have more insight than all my teachers, For Your testimonies are mymeditation.I understandmore than the aged, Because I haveobserved Your precepts.I haverestrained my feet from every evil way, That I may keep Your word.I have notturne...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 119.81-88

Psalm 119: 81-88"My soul languishes for Your salvation; I wait for Your word. My eyes fail with longing for Your word, While I say "When will You comfort me?" Though I have become like a wineskin in the smoke, I do not forget Your statutes. How many are the days of Your servant? When will You execute judgement on those who persecute me? The arrogant have dug pits for me, M...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 119.73-80

Psalm 119:73-80 73Your hands made me andfashioned me; Give me understanding, that I may learn Your commandments. 74May those whofear Yousee me and be glad, Because Iwait for Your word. 75I know, OLord, that Your judgments arerighteous, And thatin faithfulness You have afflicted me. 76O may Your lovingkindnesscomfort me, According to Yourword to Your servant. 77MayYour com...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 119.65-72

Psalm 119.65-72 You have dealt well with Your servant, O Lord, according to Your word. Teach me good discernment and knowledge, for I believe in Your commandments. Before I was afflicted I went astray, but now I keep Your word. You are good and do good; teach me Your statutes. The arrogant have forged a lie against me; with allmyheart I will observe Your precepts. Their he...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 119.57.64

Psalm 119.57-64 TheLordis my portion; I have promised to keep Your words. I sought Your favor with allmyheart; Be gracious to me according to Your word. I considered my ways And turned my feet to Your testimonies. I hastened and did not delay To keep Your commandments. The cords of the wicked have encircled me, ButI have not forgotten Your law. At midnight I shal...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 119.41-48

Psalm 119.41-48 May Your lovingkindnesses also come to me, O Lord, Your salvation according to Your word; So I will have an answer for him who reproaches me, For I trust in Your word. And do not take the word of truth utterly out of my mouth, For I wait for Your ordinances. So I will keep Your law continually, Forever and ever. And I will walk at liberty, For I seek Your p...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 119.33-40

Psalm 119:33-40 Teach me, O Lord, the way of Your statutes, And I shall observe it to the end. 34Give me understanding, that I may observe Your law And keep it with all my heart. 35Make me walk in the path of Your commandments, For I delight in it. 36Incline my heart to Your testimonies And not to dishonest gain. 37Turn away my eyes from looking at vanity, And revive me i...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 119.25-32

Psalm 119:25-32 Mysoul cleaves to the dust; Revive meaccording to Your word. 26I have told of my ways, and You have answered me; Teach me Your statutes. 27Make me understand the way of Your precepts, So I willmeditate on Your wonders. 28Mysoulweeps because of grief; Strengthen me according to Your word. 29Remove the false way from me, And graciously grant me Your law. 30I...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 119.17-24

Psalm 119.17-24 Deal bountifully with Your servant, That I may live and keep Your word. Open my eyes, that I may behold Wonderful things from Your law. I am a stranger in the earth; Do not hide Your commandments from me. My soul is crushed with longing After Your ordinances at all times. You rebuke the arrogant, the cursed, Who wander from Your commandments. Take...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 119.9-16

Psalm 119: 9-16 How can a young man keep his way pure? By keeping it according to Your word. With all my heart I have sought You; Do not let me wander from Your commandments. Your word I have treasured in my heart, that I may not sin against You. Blessed are You, O Lord; Teach me Your statutes. With my lips I have told of All the ordinances of Your mouth. I have rejoiced i...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 119.1-8

Psalm 119:1-8 How blessed are those whose way isblameless, Whowalk in the law of theLord. 2How blessed are those whoobserve His testimonies, Whoseek Himwith alltheirheart. 3They alsodo no unrighteousness; They walk in His ways. 4You haveordained Your precepts, That we should keepthemdiligently. 5Oh that myways may be established Tokeep Your statutes! 6Then Ishall not be a...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 118

Psalm 118Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good; for His lovingkindness is everlasting. Oh let Israel say, "His lovingkindness is everlasting." Oh let the house of Aaron say, "His lovingkindness is everlasting." Oh let those who fear the Lordsay, "His lovingkindness is everlasting." Frommydistress I called upon the Lord; the Lordanswered meandset mein a large place. The L...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 117

Psalm 117 Praise theLord, all nations; Laud Him, all peoples! For His lovingkindness is great toward us, And the truth of theLordis everlasting. Praise theLord! I have a friend who is fond of saying, "Just the headlines please!" when he feels a story or conversation is becoming a little too long-winded for his liking. If you're also a fan of concise communication th...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 115

Psalm 115Not to us, O Lord, not to us, But to Your name give glory Because of Your lovingkindness, because of Your truth. Why should the nations say, "Where, now, is their God?" But our God is in the heavens; He does whatever He pleases. Their idols are silver and gold, The work of man's hands. They have mouths, but they cannot speak; They have eyes, but they cannot see; T...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 113

Psalm 113 PraisetheLord! Praise, Oservants of theLord, Praise the name of theLord. 2Blessed be the name of theLord From this time forth and forever. 3From the rising of the sun to its setting Thename of theLordis to be praised. 4TheLordishigh above all nations; Hisglory is above the heavens. 5Who is like theLordour God, Whois enthroned on high, 6Whohumbles Himself to behol...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 112

Psalm 112 Praise the Lord!How blessed is the man who fears the Lord,Who greatly delights in His commandments.His descendants will be mighty on earth;The generation of the upright will be blessed.Wealth and riches are in his house,And his righteousness endures forever.Light arises in the darkness for the upright;He is gracious and compassionate and righteous.It is well with...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 110

Psalm 110TheLordsays to my Lord: "Sit at My right hand Until I makeYour enemies a footstool for Your feet." 2TheLordwill stretch forth Your strongscepter from Zion,saying, "Rule in the midst of Your enemies." 3Yourpeoplewill volunteer freely in the day of Yourpower; Inholy array, from the womb of the dawn, Your youth are to Youasthedew.4TheLordhas sworn and willnotchange H...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 109

Psalm 109 O God of my praise, do not be silent! For they have opened the wicked and deceitful mouth against me; they have spoken against me with a lying tongue. They have also surrounded me with words of hatred, and fought against me without cause. In return for my love they act as my accusers; but I aminprayer. Thus they have repaid me evil for good and hatred for my love...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 108

Psalm 108 My heart is steadfast, O God; I will sing, I will sing praises, even with my soul. Awake, harp and lyre; I will awaken the dawn! I will give thanks to You, OLord, among the peoples, And I will sing praises to You among the nations. For Your lovingkindness is great above the heavens, And Your truthreachesto the skies. Be exalted, O God, above the heavens,...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 107

Psalm 107 (Please read scripture text from bible.) God is good. There are many reasons of why we could say this and agree with this. In this psalm, the unknown writer gives reason upon reason of why we should praise God. We should praise God for His goodness and love that endures forever. Those who have been redeemed by the Lord should especially be thankful for the Lor...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 106

Psalm 106 Praise the Lord! Oh give thanks to the Lord, for He is good; For His lovingkindness is everlasting. Who can speak of the mighty deeds of the Lord, Or can show forth all His praise? How blessed are those who keep justice, Who practice righteousness at all times! Remember me, O Lord, in Your favor toward Your people; Visit me with Your salvation, That I may see...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 105

Psalm 105 (Please read bible for entire scripture text.) Ohgive thanks to theLord,call upon His name; Make known His deeds among the peoples. 2Sing to Him,sing praises to Him; Speak of all Hiswonders. 3Glory in His holy name; Let theheart of those who seek theLordbe glad. 4Seek theLordandHis strength; Seek His face continually. 5Remember Hiswonders which He has done, His ...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 104

Psalm 104 (Please read scripture text from bible.) As I sit here and write this I am looking out the lake house kitchen window in east Texas looking at the pine trees, the lake and deer. Its calm and peaceful out here, much the opposite of my window view in my kitchen in the bustling area of Frisco. As I look at this text, I am reminded that it's good to get away to ref...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 103

Psalm 103 Who redeems your life from the pit, Who crowns you with lovingkindness and compassion; Who satisfies your years with good things, So that your youth is renewed like the eagle. The Lord performs righteous deeds And judgments for all who are oppressed. He made known His ways to Moses, His acts to the sons of Israel. The Lord is compassionate and gracious, ...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 101

Psalm 101 I willsing of lovingkindness andjustice, To You, OLord, I will sing praises. 2I willgive heed to theblameless way. When will You come to me? I will walk within my house in theintegrity of my heart. 3I will set noworthless thing before my eyes; I hate thework of those whofall away; It shall not fasten its grip on me. 4Aperverse heart shall depart from me; I will ...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 100

Psalm 100 Shout joyfully to the Lord, all the earth. Serve the Lordwith gladness; come before Him with joyful singing. Know that the LordHimself is God; it is He who has made us, and not we ourselves; we areHis people and the sheep of His pasture. Enter His gates with thanksgiving andHis courts with praise. Give thanks to Him, bless His name. For the Lordis good; His lovin...

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Bible Reading: Psalm 99

Psalm 99 TheLordreigns, let the peoples tremble; He is enthronedabovethe cherubim, let the earth shake! TheLord is great in Zion, AndHe is exalted above all the peoples. Let them praise Your great and awesome name; Holy is He. The strength of the King loves justice; You have established equity; You have executed justice and righteousness in Jacob. Exalt theLordour...

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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 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 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 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 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 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 70

Psalm 70O God, hasten to deliver me;O Lord, hasten to my help!2 Let those be ashamed and humiliatedWho seek my life;Let those be turned back and dishonoredWho delight in my hurt.3Let those be turned back because of their shameWho say, "Aha, aha!"4Let all who seek You rejoice and be glad in You;And let those who love Your salvation say continually,"Let God be magnified."5Bu...

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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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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