Delight Yourself… Job 22:21-28 English Standard Version (ESV)🕊

Job 22:21-28  English Standard Version (ESV)🕊 21 “Agree with God, and be at peace;    thereby good will come to you.22 Receive instruction from his mouth,    and lay up his words in your heart.23 If you return to the Almighty you will be built up;    if you remove injustice far from your tents,24 if … Continue reading Delight Yourself… Job 22:21-28 English Standard Version (ESV)🕊

God’s Will! 1 Thessalonians 5:12-28 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)🕊

1 Thessalonians 5:12-28  Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)🕊 Exhortations and Blessings🕊 God’s Will!🕊 12 Now we ask you, brothers, to give recognition to those who labor among you and lead you in the Lord and admonish you, 13 and to regard them very highly … Continue reading God’s Will! 1 Thessalonians 5:12-28 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)🕊

The Good News! Romans 10:14-21 New Living Translation (NLT)🕊

Romans 10:14-21 New Living Translation (NLT)🕊 The Good News!🕊 14 But how can they call on him to save them unless they believe in him? And how can they believe in him if they have never heard about him? And how can they hear about him unless someone tells them? 15 And how will anyone go and tell them without being sent? That is why the Scriptures say, “How beautiful are the feet of messengers who bring good news!” 16 But not everyone welcomes the Good News, for Isaiah the prophet said, “Lord, who has believed our message?” 17 So faith comes from hearing, that is, hearing the Good News about Christ. 18 But I … Continue reading The Good News! Romans 10:14-21 New Living Translation (NLT)🕊

Faith and Works Together…James 2:14-26 English Standard Version (ESV)🕊

James 2:14-26 English Standard Version (ESV)🕊 Faith and Works Together🕊 Faith Without Works Is Dead🕊 14 What good is it, my brothers, if someone says he has faith but does not have works? Can that faith save him? 15 If a brother or sister is poorly clothed and lacking in daily food, 16 and one of you says to them, “Go in peace, be warmed and filled,” without giving them the things needed for the body, what good is that? 17 So also faith by itself, if it does not have works, is dead. 18 But someone will say, “You have faith and I have works.” Show me your faith apart from your works, and I will … Continue reading Faith and Works Together…James 2:14-26 English Standard Version (ESV)🕊

Psalm 135 Contemporary English Version (CEV)”In Praise of the Lord’s Kindness”🕊

Psalm 135 Contemporary English Version (CEV)🕊 In Praise of the Lord’s Kindness🕊 135:1 Shout praises to the Lord! You are his servants, so praise his name. 2 All who serve in the temple of the Lord our God, 3     come and shout praises. Praise the name of the Lord! He is kind and good. 4 He chose the family of Jacob and the people of Israel for his very own. 5 The Lord is much greater than any other god. 6 He does as he chooses in heaven and on earth and deep in the sea. 7 The Lord makes the clouds rise from far across the earth, and he makes lightning to go with the rain. Then from his secret place … Continue reading Psalm 135 Contemporary English Version (CEV)”In Praise of the Lord’s Kindness”🕊

Psalm 133 New King James Version (NKJV) “Blessed Unity of the People of God”🕊

Psalm 133 New King James Version (NKJV)🕊 Blessed Unity of the People of God🕊 A Song of Ascents. Of David. 133:1 Behold, how good and how pleasant it is For brethren to dwell together in unity! 2 It is like the precious oil upon the head, Running down on the beard, The beard of Aaron, Running down on the edge of his garments. 3 It is like the dew of Hermon, Descending upon the mountains of Zion; For there the Lord commanded the blessing— Life forevermore.🕊   Continue reading Psalm 133 New King James Version (NKJV) “Blessed Unity of the People of God”🕊

Psalm 132 Good News Translation (GNT) “In Praise of the Temple”🕊

Psalm 132 Good News Translation (GNT)🕊 In Praise of the Temple🕊 132:1 Lord, do not forget David     and all the hardships he endured. 2 Remember, Lord, what he promised,     the vow he made to you, the Mighty God of Jacob: 3 “I will not go home or go to bed; 4     I will not rest or sleep, 5     until I provide a place for the Lord,     a home for the Mighty God of Jacob.” 6 In Bethlehem we heard about the Covenant Box,     and we found it in the fields of Jearim. 7 We said, “Let us go to the Lord‘s house;     let us worship before his throne.” 8 Come to the Temple, Lord, with the Covenant Box, … Continue reading Psalm 132 Good News Translation (GNT) “In Praise of the Temple”🕊

Psalm 119 New King James Version (NKJV) “Meditations on the Excellencies of the Word of God”🕊

Psalm 119 New King James Version (NKJV)🕊 Meditations on the Excellencies of the Word of God🕊 א ALEPH 119:1 Blessed are the undefiled in the way, Who walk in the law of the Lord! 2 Blessed are those who keep His testimonies, Who seek Him with the whole heart! 3 They also do no iniquity; They walk in His ways. 4 You have commanded us To keep Your precepts diligently. 5 Oh, that my ways were directed To keep Your statutes! 6 Then I would not be ashamed, When I look into all Your commandments. 7 I will praise You with uprightness of heart, When I learn Your righteous judgments. 8 I will keep Your statutes; Oh, do not forsake me utterly! … Continue reading Psalm 119 New King James Version (NKJV) “Meditations on the Excellencies of the Word of God”🕊

Psalm 125 Christian Standard Bible (CSB) “Israel’s Stability”🕊

Psalm 125 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)🕊 Israel’s Stability🕊 A song of ascents.🕊 1 Those who trust in the Lord are like Mount Zion. It cannot be shaken; it remains forever. 2 The mountains surround Jerusalem and the Lord surrounds his people, both now and forever. 3 The scepter of the wicked will not remain over the land allotted to the righteous, so that the righteous will not apply their hands to injustice. 4 Do what is good, Lord, to the good, to those whose hearts are upright. 5 But as for those who turn aside to crooked ways, the Lord will banish them with the evildoers. Peace be with Israel.🕊 Continue reading Psalm 125 Christian Standard Bible (CSB) “Israel’s Stability”🕊

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 136 English Standard Version (ESV) “His Steadfast Love Endures Forever”🕊

Psalm 136 English Standard Version (ESV)🕊 His Steadfast Love Endures Forever🕊 136:1 Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good,     for his steadfast love endures forever. 2 Give thanks to the God of gods,     for his steadfast love endures forever. 3 Give thanks to the Lord of lords,     for his steadfast love endures forever; 4 to him who alone does great wonders,     for his steadfast love endures forever; 5 to him who by understanding made the heavens,     for his steadfast love endures forever; 6 to him who spread out the earth above the waters,     for his steadfast love endures forever; 7 to him who made the great lights,     for his steadfast love endures forever; 8 the sun to rule over the day, … Continue reading Psalm 136 English Standard Version (ESV) “His Steadfast Love Endures Forever”🕊

Psalm 73 English Standard Version (ESV)

Psalm 73 English Standard Version (ESV) Psalm 73 English Standard Version (ESV) God Is My Strength and Portion Forever🌹 A Psalm of Asaph. 73:1 Truly God is good to Israel,     to those who are pure in heart. 2 But as for me, my feet had almost stumbled,     my steps had nearly slipped. 3 For I was envious of the arrogant     when I saw the prosperity of the wicked. 4 For they have no pangs until death;     their bodies are fat and sleek. 5 They are not in trouble as others are;     they are not stricken like the rest of mankind. 6 Therefore pride is their necklace;     violence covers them as a garment. 7 Their eyes swell out through fatness;     their hearts overflow with follies. … Continue reading Psalm 73 English Standard Version (ESV)

Psalm 85 New King James Version (NKJV)

Psalm 85 New King James Version (NKJV)   Psalm 85 New King James Version (NKJV) Prayer that the Lord Will Restore Favor to the Land🌹 To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of the sons of Korah. 85:1 Lord, You have been favorable to Your land; You have brought back the captivity of Jacob. 2 You have forgiven the iniquity of Your people; You have covered all their sin. Selah 3 You have taken away all Your wrath; You have turned from the fierceness of Your anger. 4 Restore us, O God of our salvation, And cause Your anger toward us to cease. 5 Will You be angry with us forever? Will You prolong Your anger to all generations? … Continue reading Psalm 85 New King James Version (NKJV)

Psalm 13 Contemporary English Version (CEV)🕊

Psalm 13 Contemporary English Version (CEV)🕊 https://youtu.be/aMy9CoDkxDA Psalm 13 Contemporary English Version (CEV)🕊 (A psalm by David for the music leader.) A Prayer for the Lord’s Help 🕊 13:1 How much longer, Lord, will you forget about me? Will it be forever? How long will you hide?2 How long must I be confused and miserable all day? How long will my enemies keep beating me down? 3 Please listen, Lord God, and answer my prayers.Make my eyes sparkle again, or else I will fall into the sleep of death.4 My enemies will say, “Now we’ve won!” They will be greatly pleased when I am defeated. 5 … Continue reading Psalm 13 Contemporary English Version (CEV)🕊