Psalm 9 English Standard Version Anglicised (ESVUK) To the choirmaster: according to Muth-labben. A Psalm of David. Look back: Recount the faithfulness of God in past rescues 1 I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart; I will recount all of your wonderful deeds. 2 I will be glad and exult in you; I will sing praise to your name, O Most… Continue reading Psalm 9: The Lord Your Stronghold
Psalm 8 English Standard Version Anglicised (ESVUK) To the choirmaster: according to The Gittith. A Psalm of David. 8 O Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth! You have set your glory above the heavens. 2 Out of the mouth of babies and infants, you have established strength because of your foes, to still the enemy and the avenger. 3 When… Continue reading Psalm 8: The Majesty of God’s Name
Psalm 7 English Standard Version Anglicised (ESVUK) A Shiggaion of David, which he sang to the Lord concerning the words of Cush, a Benjaminite. 7 O Lord my God, in you do I take refuge; save me from all my pursuers and deliver me, 2 lest like a lion they tear my soul apart, rending it in pieces, with none to deliver. 3 O Lord my God, if I have done… Continue reading Psalm 7: God is a Righteous Judge
Psalm 4 English Standard Version Anglicised (ESVUK) To the choirmaster: with stringed instruments. A Psalm of David. 4 Answer me when I call, O God of my righteousness! You have given me relief when I was in distress. Be gracious to me and hear my prayer! 2 O men, how long shall my honour be turned into shame? How long will you love… Continue reading Psalm 4: God Gives Greater Joy
Psalm 3 English Standard Version Anglicised (ESVUK) A Psalm of David, when he fled from Absalom his son. 1 O Lord, how many are my foes! Many are rising against me; 2 many are saying of my soul, there is no salvation for him in God. Selah 3 But you, O Lord, are a shield about me, my glory, and the lifter of my head. 4 I cried aloud to… Continue reading Psalm 3: Save me from my enemies?
Psalm 2 English Standard Version Anglicised (ESVUK) 2 Why do the nations rage and the peoples plot in vain? 2 The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the Lord and against his Anointed, saying, 3 “Let us burst their bonds apart and cast away their cords from us.”… Continue reading Psalm 2: When we shake our fists at God
Psalm 1 English Standard Version Anglicised (ESVUK) 1 Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; 2 but his delight is in the law of the Lord, and on his law he meditates day and night.… Continue reading Psalm 1: Who are you listening to?
These words are bandied about with some regularity during this time of year. However, when we wish someone a “happy” new year, what do we really mean? “Blessed” New Year The very first sermon I ever preached at Bethesda was on Psalm 1. “Blessed is the one who does not walk in step with the… Continue reading “Happy New Year!”