Psalm 127 Christian Standard Bible (CSB) “The Blessing of the Lord”ūüēä

Psalm 127¬†Christian Standard Bible (CSB)ūüēä The Blessing of the¬†Lordūüēä A song of ascents. Of Solomon. 1¬†Unless the¬†Lord¬†builds a house, its builders labor over it in vain; unless the¬†Lord¬†watches over a city, the watchman stays alert in vain. 2¬†In vain you get up early and stay up late, working hard to have enough food‚ÄĒ yes, he gives sleep to the one he loves. 3¬†Sons are indeed a heritage from the¬†Lord, offspring, a reward. 4¬†Like arrows in the hand of a warrior are the sons born in one‚Äôs youth. 5¬†Happy is the man who has filled his quiver with them. They will never be put to shame when … Continue reading Psalm 127 Christian Standard Bible (CSB) “The Blessing of the Lord”ūüēä

Psalm 74 English Standard Version (ESV) “Arise, O God, Defend Your Cause”ūüēä

  Psalm 74¬†English Standard Version (ESV)ūüēä Arise, O God, Defend Your Causeūüēä A Maskil of¬†Asaph. 74:1¬†O God, why do you¬†cast us off forever? ¬†¬†¬†¬†Why does your anger¬†smoke against¬†the sheep of your pasture? 2¬†Remember your congregation, which you have¬†purchased of old, ¬†¬†¬†¬†which you have¬†redeemed to be¬†the tribe of your heritage! ¬†¬†¬†¬†Remember Mount Zion,¬†where you have dwelt. 3¬†Direct your steps to¬†the perpetual ruins; ¬†¬†¬†¬†the enemy has destroyed everything in the sanctuary! 4¬†Your foes have¬†roared in the midst of your meeting place; ¬†¬†¬†¬†they set up their¬†own signs for¬†signs. 5¬†They were like those who swing¬†axes ¬†¬†¬†¬†in a forest of trees. 6¬†And all its¬†carved wood ¬†¬†¬†¬†they broke down with hatchets and … Continue reading Psalm 74 English Standard Version (ESV) “Arise, O God, Defend Your Cause”ūüēä