Believe! 2 Chronicles 20:18-23 English Standard Version (ESV)ūüēä

2 Chronicles 20:18-23  English Standard Version (ESV)ūüēä BELIEVE!ūüēä 18 Then Jehoshaphat bowed his head with his face to the ground, and all Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem fell down before the Lord, worshiping the Lord. 19 And the Levites, of the Kohathites and the Korahites, stood up … Continue reading Believe! 2 Chronicles 20:18-23 English Standard Version (ESV)ūüēä

Psalm 149 English Standard Version (ESV) “Sing to the Lord a New Song”ūüēä

Psalm 149¬†English Standard Version (ESV)ūüēä Sing to the¬†Lord a New Songūüēä 149:1 Praise the¬†Lord! Sing to the¬†Lord¬†a new song, ¬†¬†¬†¬†his praise in¬†the assembly of the godly! 2¬†Let Israel¬†be glad in¬†his Maker; ¬†¬†¬†¬†let the children of Zion rejoice in their¬†King! 3¬†Let them praise his name with¬†dancing, ¬†¬†¬†¬†making melody to him with¬†tambourine and¬†lyre! 4¬†For the¬†Lord¬†takes pleasure in his people; ¬†¬†¬†¬†he¬†adorns the humble with salvation. 5¬†Let the godly exult in glory; ¬†¬†¬†¬†let them¬†sing for joy on their¬†beds. 6¬†Let¬†the high praises of God be in their throats ¬†¬†¬†¬†and¬†two-edged swords in their hands, 7¬†to execute vengeance on the nations ¬†¬†¬†¬†and punishments on the peoples, 8¬†to bind their kings with¬†chains ¬†¬†¬†¬†and their … Continue reading Psalm 149 English Standard Version (ESV) “Sing to the Lord a New Song”ūüēä

Psalm 148 Good News Translation (GNT) “A Call for the Universe to Praise God”ūüēä

Psalm 148¬†Good News Translation (GNT)ūüēä A Call for the Universe to Praise Godūüēä 148:1 Praise the¬†Lord! Praise the¬†Lord¬†from heaven, ¬†¬†¬†¬†you that live in the heights above. 2¬†Praise him, all his angels, ¬†¬†¬†¬†all his heavenly armies. 3¬†Praise him, sun and moon; ¬†¬†¬†¬†praise him, shining stars. 4¬†Praise him, highest heavens, ¬†¬†¬†¬†and the waters above the sky. 5¬†Let them all praise the name of the¬†Lord! He commanded, and they were created; 6¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†by his command they were fixed in their places forever, ¬†¬†¬†¬†and they cannot disobey. 7¬†Praise the¬†Lord¬†from the earth, ¬†¬†¬†¬†sea monsters and all ocean depths; 8¬†lightning and hail, snow and clouds, ¬†¬†¬†¬†strong winds that obey his command. 9¬†Praise him, … Continue reading Psalm 148 Good News Translation (GNT) “A Call for the Universe to Praise God”ūüēä

Psalm 135 Contemporary English Version (CEV)”In Praise of the Lord‚Äôs Kindness”ūüēä

Psalm 135¬†Contemporary English Version (CEV)ūüēä In Praise of the¬†Lord‚Äôs Kindnessūüēä 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‚Äôs Kindness”ūüēä

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

Psalm 132¬†Good News Translation (GNT)ūüēä In Praise of the Templeūüēä 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¬†‚ÄúI 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.‚ÄĚ 6¬†In Bethlehem we heard about the Covenant Box, ¬†¬†¬†¬†and we found it in the fields of Jearim. 7¬†We said, ‚ÄúLet us go to the¬†Lord‘s house; ¬†¬†¬†¬†let us worship before his throne.‚ÄĚ 8¬†Come to the Temple,¬†Lord, with the Covenant Box, … Continue reading Psalm 132 Good News Translation (GNT) “In Praise of the Temple”ūüēä

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

Psalm 119¬†New King James Version (NKJV)ūüēä Meditations on the Excellencies of the Word of Godūüēä ◊ź¬†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”ūüēä

Psalm 124 Contemporary English Version (CEV) “Thanking the Lord for Victory”ūüēä

Psalm 124¬†Contemporary English Version (CEV)ūüēä (A song by David for worship.) Thanking the¬†Lord for Victoryūüēä 124¬†The¬†Lord¬†was on our side! Let everyone in Israel say: 2¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†‚ÄúThe¬†Lord¬†was on our side! Otherwise, the enemy attack 3¬†would have killed us all, ¬†¬†¬†¬†because it was furious. 4¬†We would have been swept away ¬†¬†¬†¬†in a violent flood 5¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†of high and roaring waves.‚ÄĚ 6¬†Let‚Äôs praise the¬†Lord! He protected us from enemies ¬†¬†¬†¬†who were like wild animals, 7¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†and we escaped like birds ¬†¬†¬†¬†from a hunter‚Äôs torn net. 8¬†The¬†Lord¬†made heaven and earth, ¬†¬†¬†¬†and he is the one ¬†¬†¬†¬†who sends us help.ūüēä Continue reading Psalm 124 Contemporary English Version (CEV) “Thanking the Lord for Victory”ūüēä

Psalm 146 Christian Standard Bible (CSB) “The God of Compassion”ūüēä

Psalm 146¬†Christian Standard Bible (CSB)ūüēä ¬†“The God of Compassion”ūüēä 1¬†Hallelujah! My soul, praise the¬†Lord. 2¬†I will praise the¬†Lord¬†all my life; I will sing to my God as long as I live. 3¬†Do not trust in nobles, in a son of man, who cannot save. 4¬†When his breath leaves him, he returns to the ground; on that day his plans die. 5¬†Happy is the one whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the¬†Lord¬†his God, 6¬†the Maker of heaven and earth, the sea and everything in them. He remains faithful forever, 7¬†executing justice for the exploited and giving food to the hungry. The¬†Lord¬†frees prisoners. … Continue reading Psalm 146 Christian Standard Bible (CSB) “The God of Compassion”ūüēä

Psalm 106 Good News Translation (GNT) “The Lord’s Goodness to His People”ūüēä

Psalm 106¬†Good News Translation (GNT)ūüēä The Lord’s Goodness to His Peopleūüēä 106:1 Praise the¬†Lord! Give thanks to the¬†Lord, because he is good; ¬†¬†¬†¬†his love is eternal. 2¬†Who can tell all the great things he has done? ¬†¬†¬†¬†Who can praise him enough? 3¬†Happy are those who obey his commands, ¬†¬†¬†¬†who always do what is right. 4¬†Remember me,¬†Lord, when you help your people; ¬†¬†¬†¬†include me when you save them. 5¬†Let me see the prosperity of your people ¬†¬†¬†¬†and share in the happiness of your nation, ¬†¬†¬†¬†in the glad pride of those who belong to you. 6¬†We have sinned as our ancestors did; ¬†¬†¬†¬†we have been wicked and evil. … Continue reading Psalm 106 Good News Translation (GNT) “The Lord’s Goodness to His People”ūüēä

Psalm 105 Christian Standard Bible (CSB) “God‚Äôs Faithfulness to His People”ūüēä

Psalm 105¬†Christian Standard Bible (CSB)ūüēä God‚Äôs Faithfulness to His Peopleūüēä 1¬†Give thanks to the¬†Lord, call on his name; proclaim his deeds among the peoples. 2¬†Sing to him, sing praise to him; tell about all his wondrous works! 3¬†Honor his holy name; let the hearts of those who seek the¬†Lord¬†rejoice. 4¬†Seek the¬†Lord¬†and his strength; seek his face always. 5¬†Remember the wondrous works he has done, his wonders, and the judgments he has pronounced, 6¬†you offspring of Abraham his servant, Jacob‚Äôs descendants‚ÄĒhis chosen ones. 7¬†He is the¬†Lord¬†our God; his judgments govern the whole earth. 8¬†He remembers his covenant forever, the promise he ordained for a thousand generations‚ÄĒ 9¬†the … Continue reading Psalm 105 Christian Standard Bible (CSB) “God‚Äôs Faithfulness to His People”ūüēä

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 99 New King James Version (NKJV) “Praise to the Lord for His Holiness”ūüēä

Psalm 99¬†New King James Version (NKJV) Praise to the¬†Lord for His Holinessūüēä 99:1 The¬†Lord¬†reigns; Let the peoples tremble! He dwells¬†between¬†the cherubim; Let the earth be moved! 2¬†The¬†Lord¬†is¬†great in Zion, And He¬†is¬†high above all the peoples. 3¬†Let them praise Your great and awesome name‚ÄĒ He¬†is¬†holy. 4¬†The King‚Äôs strength also loves justice; You have established equity; You have executed justice and righteousness in Jacob. 5¬†Exalt the¬†Lord¬†our God, And worship at His footstool‚ÄĒ He¬†is¬†holy. 6¬†Moses and Aaron were among His priests, And Samuel was among those who¬†called upon His name; They called upon the¬†Lord, and He answered them. 7¬†He spoke to them in the cloudy pillar; They kept His … Continue reading Psalm 99 New King James Version (NKJV) “Praise to the Lord for His Holiness”ūüēä

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

Psalm 89¬†English Standard Version (ESV)ūüēä I Will Sing of the Steadfast Love of the¬†Lordūüēä 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,¬†‚ÄúSteadfast love will be built up forever; ¬†¬†¬†¬†in the heavens¬†you will establish your¬†faithfulness.‚ÄĚ 3¬†You have said, ‚ÄúI have made¬†a covenant with my¬†chosen one; ¬†¬†¬†¬†I have¬†sworn to David my servant: 4¬†‚ÄėI will establish your¬†offspring forever, ¬†¬†¬†¬†and build your¬†throne for all generations.‚Äô‚Ä̬†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”ūüēä

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

Psalm 88¬†Good News Translation (GNT)ūüēä A Cry for Helpūüēä 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”ūüēä

What Day Is It?ūüēä

Are you wondering what day is it? It’s “Get Your Praise On Day!” It’s the day to focus on the good God has given us. Don’t allow the Coronavirus pandemic to steal your Joy. Psalm 118:24, 25 explains it best: Psalm 118:24-25¬†Christian Standard Bible (CSB)ūüēä 24¬†This is the day the¬†Lord¬†has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. 25¬†Lord, save us! Lord, please grant us success!ūüēä Continue reading What Day Is It?ūüēä

Psalm 84 International Standard Version (ISV) Longing for Godūüēä

Psalm 84¬†International Standard Version (ISV)ūüēä To the Director: On the Gittith. A Psalm by the descendants of Korah. Longing for Godūüēä 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 Godūüēä

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 67 Good News Translation (GNT) A Song of Thanksgiving

Psalm 67¬†Good News Translation (GNT) A Song of Thanksgiving 67:1¬†God, be merciful to us and bless us; ¬†¬†¬†¬†look on us with kindness, 2¬†so that the whole world may know your will; ¬†¬†¬†¬†so that all nations may know your salvation. 3¬†May the peoples praise you, O God; ¬†¬†¬†¬†may all the peoples praise you! 4¬†May the nations be glad and sing for joy, ¬†¬†¬†¬†because you judge the peoples with justice ¬†¬†¬†¬†and guide every nation on earth. 5¬†May the peoples praise you, O God; ¬†¬†¬†¬†may all the peoples praise you! 6¬†The land has produced its harvest; ¬†¬†¬†¬†God, our God, has blessed us. 7¬†God has blessed us; ¬†¬†¬†¬†may all people … Continue reading Psalm 67 Good News Translation (GNT) A Song of Thanksgiving

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 52 Contemporary English Version (CEV)ūüēä

Psalm 52 Contemporary English Version (CEV)ūüēä https://youtu.be/xCmJm8qhQ_M Psalm 52 Contemporary English Version (CEV)ūüēä (A special psalm by David for the music leader. He wrote this when Doeg from Edom went to Saul and said, ‚ÄúDavid has gone to Ahimelech‚Äôs house.‚ÄĚ) God Is in Controlūüēä 52:1 You people may be strongand brag about your sins,but God can be trustedday after day.2 You plan brutal crimes,and your lying words cutlike a sharp razor.3 You would rather do evilthan good,and tell liesthan speak the truth.4 You love to say cruel things,and your words are a trap. 5 God will destroy you forever!He will grab you and drag youfrom your … Continue reading Psalm 52 Contemporary English Version (CEV)ūüēä