Psalm 143 Good News Translation (GNT) “A Prayer for Help”🕊

Psalm 143 Good News Translation (GNT)🕊 A Prayer for Help🕊 143:1 Lord, hear my prayer! In your righteousness listen to my plea;     answer me in your faithfulness! 2 Don’t put me, your servant, on trial;     no one is innocent in your sight. 3 My enemies have hunted me down     and completely defeated me. They have put me in a dark prison,     and I am like those who died long ago. 4 So I am ready to give up;     I am in deep despair. 5 I remember the days gone by;     I think about all that you have done,     I bring to mind all your deeds. 6 I lift up my hands to … Continue reading Psalm 143 Good News Translation (GNT) “A Prayer for Help”🕊

Psalm 129 New King James Version (NKJV) “Song of Victory over Zion’s Enemies”🕊

Psalm 129 New King James Version (NKJV)🕊 Song of Victory over Zion’s Enemies🕊 A Song of Ascents. 129:1 “Many a time they have afflicted me from my youth,” Let Israel now say— 2 “Many a time they have afflicted me from my youth; Yet they have not prevailed against me. 3 The plowers plowed on my back; They made their furrows long.” 4 The Lord is righteous; He has cut in pieces the cords of the wicked. 5 Let all those who hate Zion Be put to shame and turned back. 6 Let them be as the grass on the housetops, Which withers before it grows up, 7 With which the reaper does not fill his hand, Nor he who … Continue reading Psalm 129 New King James Version (NKJV) “Song of Victory over Zion’s Enemies”🕊

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

Psalm 102 Contemporary English Version (CEV)🕊 (A prayer for someone who hurts and needs to ask the Lord for help.) A Prayer in Time of Trouble🕊 102:1 I pray to you, Lord!     Please listen. 2     Don’t 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”🕊

Psalm 59 Good News Translation (GNT) A Prayer for Safety🕊

Psalm 59 Good News Translation (GNT) A Prayer for Safety🕊 59:1 Save me from my enemies, my God;     protect me from those who attack me! 2 Save me from those evil people;     rescue me from those murderers! 3 Look! They are waiting to kill me;     cruel people are gathering against me. It is not because of any sin or wrong I have done, 4     nor because of any fault of mine, O Lord,     that they hurry to their places. 5 Rise, Lord God Almighty, and come to my aid;     see for yourself, God of Israel! Wake up and punish the heathen;     show no mercy to evil traitors! 6 They come back in the evening,     snarling like … Continue reading Psalm 59 Good News Translation (GNT) A Prayer for Safety🕊

Psalm 69 Contemporary English Version (CEV) God Can Be Trusted🕊

Psalm 69 Contemporary English Version (CEV)🕊 (By David for the music leader. To the tune “Lilies.”) God Can Be Trusted🕊 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’t steal? … Continue reading Psalm 69 Contemporary English Version (CEV) God Can Be Trusted🕊

Psalm 68 Good News Translation (GNT) A National Song of Triumph🕊

Psalm 68 Good News Translation (GNT) A National Song of Triumph🕊 68:1 God rises up and scatters his enemies.     Those who hate him run away in defeat. 2 As smoke is blown away, so he drives them off;     as wax melts in front of the fire,     so do the wicked perish in God’s presence. 3 But the righteous are glad and rejoice in his presence;     they are happy and shout for joy. 4 Sing to God, sing praises to his name;     prepare a way for him who rides on the clouds.     His name is the Lord—be glad in his presence! 5 God, who lives in his sacred Temple,     cares for orphans and protects … Continue reading Psalm 68 Good News Translation (GNT) A National Song of Triumph🕊

Psalm 56 Good News Translation (GNT) A Prayer of Trust in God

Psalm 56 Good News Translation (GNT) A Prayer of Trust in God 56:1 Be merciful to me, O God,     because I am under attack;     my enemies persecute me all the time. 2 All day long my opponents attack me.     There are so many who fight against me. 3 When I am afraid, O Lord Almighty,     I put my trust in you. 4 I trust in God and am not afraid;     I praise him for what he has promised.     What can a mere human being do to me? 5 My enemies make trouble for me all day long;     they are always thinking up some way to hurt me! 6 They gather in hiding places     and watch … Continue reading Psalm 56 Good News Translation (GNT) A Prayer of Trust in God