Psalm 102 Contemporary English Version (CEV) “A Prayer in Time of Trouble”ūüēä

Psalm 102¬†Contemporary English Version (CEV)ūüēä (A prayer for someone who hurts and needs to ask the¬†Lord¬†for help.) A Prayer in Time of Troubleūüēä 102:1 I pray to you,¬†Lord! ¬†¬†¬†¬†Please listen. 2¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Don‚Äôt hide from me ¬†¬†¬†¬†in my time of trouble. Pay attention to my prayer ¬†¬†¬†¬†and quickly give an answer. 3¬†My days disappear like smoke, ¬†¬†¬†¬†and my bones are burning ¬†¬†¬†¬†as though in a furnace. 4¬†I am wasting away like grass, ¬†¬†¬†¬†and my appetite is gone. 5¬†My groaning never stops, ¬†¬†¬†¬†and my bones can be seen ¬†¬†¬†¬†through my skin. 6¬†I am like a lonely owl ¬†¬†¬†¬†in the desert 7¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†or a restless sparrow ¬†¬†¬†¬†alone on a roof. 8¬†My … Continue reading Psalm 102 Contemporary English Version (CEV) “A Prayer in Time of Trouble”ūüēä

Psalm 69 Contemporary English Version (CEV) God Can Be Trustedūüēä

Psalm 69¬†Contemporary English Version (CEV)ūüēä (By David for the music leader. To the tune ‚ÄúLilies.‚ÄĚ) God Can Be Trustedūüēä 69:1¬†Save me, God! ¬†¬†¬†¬†I am about to drown. 2¬†I am sinking deep in the mud, ¬†¬†¬†¬†and my feet are slipping. ¬†¬†¬†¬†I am about to be swept under ¬†¬†¬†¬†by a mighty flood. 3¬†I am worn out from crying, ¬†¬†¬†¬†and my throat is dry. ¬†¬†¬†¬†I have waited for you ¬†¬†¬†¬†till my eyes are blurred. 4¬†There are more people ¬†¬†¬†¬†who hate me for no reason ¬†¬†¬†¬†than there are hairs ¬†¬†¬†¬†on my head. Many terrible enemies ¬†¬†¬†¬†want to destroy me, God. ¬†¬†¬†¬†Am I supposed to give back ¬†¬†¬†¬†something I didn‚Äôt steal? … Continue reading Psalm 69 Contemporary English Version (CEV) God Can Be Trustedūüēä

Psalm 65 Contemporary English Version (CEV)

Psalm 65¬†Contemporary English Version (CEV) Psalm 65¬†Contemporary English Version (CEV) (A psalm by David and a song for the music leader.) God Answers PrayerūüĆĻ 65:1¬†Our God, you deserve¬†praise ¬† ¬† ¬†in Zion, ¬†¬†¬†¬†where we keep ¬†¬†¬†¬†our promises to you. 2¬†Everyone will come to you ¬†¬†¬†¬†because you answer prayer. 3¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Our terrible sins get us down, ¬†¬†¬†¬†but you forgive us. 4¬†You bless your chosen ones, ¬†¬†¬†¬†and you invite them ¬†¬†¬†¬†to live near you ¬†¬†¬†¬†in your temple. We will enjoy your house, ¬†¬†¬†¬†the sacred temple. 5¬†Our God, you save us, and your fearsome deeds ¬†¬†¬†¬†answer our prayers for justice! You give hope to people everywhere on earth, ¬†¬†¬†¬†even those … Continue reading Psalm 65 Contemporary English Version (CEV)

Psalm 60 Good News Translation (GNT)

Psalm 60¬†Good News Translation (GNT) Psalm 60¬†Good News Translation (GNT) A Prayer for Deliverance 60:1¬†You have rejected us, God, and defeated us; ¬†¬†¬†¬†you have been angry with us‚ÄĒbut now turn back to us. 2¬†You have made the land tremble, and you have cut it open; ¬†¬†¬†¬†now heal its wounds, because it is falling apart. 3¬†You have made your people suffer greatly; ¬†¬†¬†¬†we stagger around as though we were drunk. 4¬†You have warned those who have reverence for you, ¬†¬†¬†¬†so that they might escape destruction. 5¬†Save us by your might; answer our prayer, ¬†¬†¬†¬†so that the people you love may be rescued. 6¬†From his sanctuary God has … Continue reading Psalm 60 Good News Translation (GNT)