Become Clean! Isaiah 1:16-20 GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)🕊

The Lord Invites Israel to Turn Away from Sin🕊 16 “Wash yourselves! Become clean!Get your evil deeds out of my sight.Stop doing evil.17 Learn to do good.Seek justice.Arrest oppressors.Defend orphans.Plead the case of widows.” 18 “Come on now, let’s discuss this!” says the Lord.“Though your sins … Continue reading Become Clean! Isaiah 1:16-20 GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)🕊

We Are Christ’s Ambassadors… 2 Corinthians 5:11-21 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC) 🕊

2 Corinthians 5:11-21  Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC)🕊 11 Therefore, being conscious of fearing the Lord with respect and reverence, we seek to win people over [to persuade them]. But what sort of persons we are is plainly recognized and thoroughly understood by God, and … Continue reading We Are Christ’s Ambassadors… 2 Corinthians 5:11-21 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC) 🕊

Write The Vision… Habakkuk 2:2-6 GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)🕊

Habakkuk 2:2-6  GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)🕊 Write The Vision🕊 The Lord’s Answer🕊 2 Then the Lord answered me,    “Write the vision.        Make it clear on tablets            so that anyone can read it quickly.3 The vision will still happen at the appointed time.    It hurries toward its goal.    It won’t be … Continue reading Write The Vision… Habakkuk 2:2-6 GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)🕊

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

2 Chronicles 20:18-23  English Standard Version (ESV)🕊 BELIEVE!🕊 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)🕊

Jesus, Our High Priest… Hebrews 7:20-28 New King James Version (NKJV)🕊

Hebrews 7:20-28 New King James Version (NKJV)🕊 Jesus, Our High Priest🕊 Greatness of the New Priest🕊 20 And inasmuch as He was not made priest without an oath 21 (for they have become priests without an oath, but He with an oath by Him who said to Him: “The Lord has sworn And will not relent, ‘You are a priest forever According to the order of Melchizedek’ ”), 22 by so much more Jesus has become a surety of a better covenant. 23 Also there were many priests, because they were prevented by death from continuing. 24 But He, because He continues forever, has an unchangeable priesthood. 25 Therefore He is also able to save to the uttermost those who come to God through Him, since … Continue reading Jesus, Our High Priest… Hebrews 7:20-28 New King James Version (NKJV)🕊

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

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

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

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

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

Psalm 127 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)🕊 The Blessing of the Lord🕊 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— 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’s 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”🕊

Psalm 142 English Standard Version (ESV) “You Are My Refuge”🕊

Psalm 142 English Standard Version (ESV)🕊 You Are My Refuge🕊 A Maskil of David, when he was in the cave. A Prayer. 142:1 With my voice I cry out to the Lord;     with my voice I plead for mercy to the Lord. 2 I pour out my complaint before him;     I tell my trouble before him. 3 When my spirit faints within me,     you know my way! In the path where I walk     they have hidden a trap for me. 4 Look to the right and see:     there is none who takes notice of me; no refuge remains to me;     no one cares for my soul. 5 I cry to you, O Lord;     I say, “You are my refuge,     my portion in the … Continue reading Psalm 142 English Standard Version (ESV) “You Are My Refuge”🕊

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 126 Contemporary English Version (CEV) “Celebrating the Harvest”🕊

Psalm 126 Contemporary English Version (CEV)🕊 (A song for worship.) Celebrating the Harvest🕊 126 It seemed like a dream when the Lord brought us back     to the city of Zion. 2 We celebrated with laughter     and joyful songs. In foreign nations it was said,     “The Lord has worked miracles     for his people.” 3 And so we celebrated     because the Lord had indeed     worked miracles for us. 4 Our Lord, we ask you to bless     our people again,     and let us be like streams     in the Southern Desert. 5 We cried as we went out     to plant our seeds.     Now let us celebrate     as we bring in the crops. 6 We cried on the way     to plant our seeds,     but we … Continue reading Psalm 126 Contemporary English Version (CEV) “Celebrating the Harvest”🕊

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 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 129 New King James Version (NKJV) “Song of Victory over Zion’s Enemies”🕊

Psalm 129 New King James Version (NKJV)🕊 Song of Victory over Zion’s Enemies🕊 A Song of Ascents. 129:1 “Many a time they have afflicted me from my youth,” Let Israel now say— 2 “Many a time they have afflicted me from my youth; Yet they have not prevailed against me. 3 The plowers plowed on my back; They made their furrows long.” 4 The Lord is righteous; He has cut in pieces the cords of the wicked. 5 Let all those who hate Zion Be put to shame and turned back. 6 Let them be as the grass on the housetops, Which withers before it grows up, 7 With which the reaper does not fill his hand, Nor he who … Continue reading Psalm 129 New King James Version (NKJV) “Song of Victory over Zion’s Enemies”🕊

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

Psalm 124 Contemporary English Version (CEV)🕊 (A song by David for worship.) Thanking the Lord for Victory🕊 124 The Lord was on our side! Let everyone in Israel say: 2     “The 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.” 6 Let’s praise the Lord! He protected us from enemies     who were like wild animals, 7     and we escaped like birds     from a hunter’s torn net. 8 The Lord made heaven and earth,     and he is the one     who sends us help.🕊 Continue reading Psalm 124 Contemporary English Version (CEV) “Thanking the Lord for Victory”🕊

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

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