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 137 English Standard Version (ESV) “How Shall We Sing the Lord’s Song?”ūüēä

Psalm 137¬†English Standard Version (ESV)ūüēä How Shall We Sing the¬†Lord‘s Song?ūüēä 137¬†By the waters of Babylon, ¬†¬†¬†¬†there we sat down and wept, ¬†¬†¬†¬†when we remembered Zion. 2¬†On the willows¬†there ¬†¬†¬†¬†we hung up our lyres. 3¬†For there our captors ¬†¬†¬†¬†required of us songs, and our tormentors, mirth, saying, ¬†¬†¬†¬†‚ÄúSing us one of the songs of Zion!‚ÄĚ 4¬†How shall we sing the¬†Lord‘s song ¬†¬†¬†¬†in a foreign land? 5¬†If I forget you, O Jerusalem, ¬†¬†¬†¬†let my right hand forget its skill! 6¬†Let my¬†tongue stick to the roof of my mouth, ¬†¬†¬†¬†if I do not remember you, if I do not set Jerusalem ¬†¬†¬†¬†above my highest joy! 7¬†Remember, O¬†Lord, against … Continue reading Psalm 137 English Standard Version (ESV) “How Shall We Sing the Lord’s Song?”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 59 Good News Translation (GNT) A Prayer for Safetyūüēä

Psalm 59¬†Good News Translation (GNT) A Prayer for Safetyūüēä 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 Safetyūüēä

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 98 English Standard Version (ESV) Make a Joyful Noise to the Lordūüēä

Psalm 98¬†English Standard Version (ESV)ūüēä Make a Joyful Noise to the¬†Lordūüēä A Psalm.ūüēä 98:1¬†Oh sing to the¬†Lord¬†a new song, ¬†¬†¬†¬†for he has done¬†marvelous things! His¬†right hand and his holy arm ¬†¬†¬†¬†have worked salvation for him. 2¬†The¬†Lord¬†has¬†made known his salvation; ¬†¬†¬†¬†he has¬†revealed his righteousness in¬†the sight of the nations. 3¬†He has¬†remembered his¬†steadfast love and faithfulness ¬†¬†¬†¬†to the house of Israel. All¬†the ends of the earth have seen ¬†¬†¬†¬†the salvation of our God. 4¬†Make a joyful noise to the¬†Lord, all the earth; ¬†¬†¬†¬†break forth into joyous song and sing praises! 5¬†Sing praises to the¬†Lord¬†with the lyre, ¬†¬†¬†¬†with the lyre and the¬†sound of melody! 6¬†With¬†trumpets and the sound of¬†the … Continue reading Psalm 98 English Standard Version (ESV) Make a Joyful Noise to the Lordūüēä