Psalm 141 Good News Translation (GNT) “An Evening Prayer”🕊

Psalm 141 Good News Translation (GNT)🕊 An Evening Prayer🕊 141 I call to you, Lord; help me now!     Listen to me when I call to you. 2 Receive my prayer as incense,     my uplifted hands as an evening sacrifice. 3 Lord, place a guard at my mouth,     a sentry at the door of my lips. 4 Keep me from wanting to do wrong     and from joining evil people in their wickedness. May I never take part in their feasts. 5 Good people may punish me and rebuke me in kindness,     but I will never accept honor from evil people,     because I am always praying against their evil deeds. 6 When their rulers are thrown … Continue reading Psalm 141 Good News Translation (GNT) “An Evening Prayer”🕊

Psalm 131 Good News Translation (GNT) “A Prayer of Humble Trust”🕊

Psalm 131 Good News Translation (GNT)🕊 A Prayer of Humble Trust 🕊 131 Lord, I have given up my pride     and turned away from my arrogance. I am not concerned with great matters     or with subjects too difficult for me. 2 Instead, I am content and at peace. As a child lies quietly in its mother’s arms,     so my heart is quiet within me. 3 Israel, trust in the Lord     now and forever!🕊 Continue reading Psalm 131 Good News Translation (GNT) “A Prayer of Humble Trust”🕊

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 89 English Standard Version (ESV) “I Will Sing of the Steadfast Love of the Lord”🕊

Psalm 89 English Standard Version (ESV)🕊 I Will Sing of the Steadfast Love of the Lord🕊 A Maskil of Ethan the Ezrahite. 89:1 I will sing of the steadfast love of the Lord, forever;     with my mouth I will make known your faithfulness to all generations. 2 For I said, “Steadfast love will be built up forever;     in the heavens you will establish your faithfulness.” 3 You have said, “I have made a covenant with my chosen one;     I have sworn to David my servant: 4 ‘I will establish your offspring forever,     and build your throne for all generations.’” Selah 5 Let the heavens praise your wonders, O Lord,     your faithfulness in the assembly of the holy ones! 6 For who in the skies can be compared to the Lord?     Who among … Continue reading Psalm 89 English Standard Version (ESV) “I Will Sing of the Steadfast Love of the Lord”🕊

Psalm 88 Good News Translation (GNT) “A Cry for Help”🕊

Psalm 88 Good News Translation (GNT)🕊 A Cry for Help🕊 88:1 Lord God, my savior, I cry out all day,     and at night I come before you. 2 Hear my prayer;     listen to my cry for help! 3 So many troubles have fallen on me     that I am close to death. 4 I am like all others who are about to die;     all my strength is gone. 5 I am abandoned among the dead;     I am like the slain lying in their graves, those you have forgotten completely,     who are beyond your help. 6 You have thrown me into the depths of the tomb,     into the darkest and deepest pit. 7 Your anger lies … Continue reading Psalm 88 Good News Translation (GNT) “A Cry for Help”🕊

Psalm 84 International Standard Version (ISV) Longing for God🕊

Psalm 84 International Standard Version (ISV)🕊 To the Director: On the Gittith. A Psalm by the descendants of Korah. Longing for God🕊 84:1 How lovely are your dwelling places,     Lord of the Heavenly Armies. 2 I desire and long     for the Temple courts of the Lord. My heart and body sing for joy     to the living God. 3 Even the sparrow found a house for herself     and the swallow a nest to lay[d] her young at your altar,     Lord of the Heavenly Armies,         my king and God. 4 How happy are those who live in your Temple,     for they can praise you continuously. Interlude 5 How happy are those whose strength is in you,     whose heart … Continue reading Psalm 84 International Standard Version (ISV) Longing for God🕊

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🕊