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GOD WILL HELP YOU THROUGH!
1 Of David. The LORD is my light and my salvation-- whom shall I fear? The LORD is the stronghold of my life-- of whom shall I be afraid?
Lord, be my light and my salvation. Let me not fear nor be afraid.
2 When evil men advance against me to devour my flesh, when my enemies and my foes attack me, they will stumble and fall.
3 Though an army besiege me, my heart will not fear; though war break out against me, even then will I be confident.
Lord, let me be confident in You. Let me not fear anyone or anything.
4 One thing I ask of the LORD, this is what I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to gaze upon the beauty of the LORD and to seek him in his temple.
Lord, help me to keep close to You in my thoughts always that I will know Your greatness and power.
5 For in the day of trouble he will keep me safe in his dwelling; he will hide me in the shelter of his tabernacle and set me high upon a rock.
Thank You Lord, when I am with You and You are with me, You will keep me safe.
6 Then my head will be exalted above the enemies who surround me; at his tabernacle will I sacrifice with shouts of joy; I will sing and make music to the LORD.
7 Hear my voice when I call, O LORD; be merciful to me and answer me.
Lord, I thank you
for when I call You will answer me. I will be
glad and praise you with all my heart. Amen.
1 For the director of music. Of David the servant of the LORD. He sang to the LORD the words of this song when the LORD delivered him from the hand of all his enemies and from the hand of Saul. He said: I love you, O LORD, my strength.
2 The LORD is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge. He is my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.
Dear Lord, I thank You!
3 I call to the LORD, who is worthy of praise, and I am saved from my enemies.
4 The cords of death entangled me; the torrents of destruction overwhelmed me.
5 The cords of the grave coiled around me; the snares of death confronted me.
6 In my distress I called to the LORD; I cried to my God for help. From his temple he heard my voice; my cry came before him, into his ears.
Dear Lord, I thank You for You are my help and deliverer. You hear me when I cry.
7 The earth trembled and quaked, and the foundations of the mountains shook; they trembled because he was angry.
8 Smoke rose from his nostrils; consuming fire came from his mouth, burning coals blazed out of it.
9 He parted the heavens and came down; dark clouds were under his feet.
10 He mounted the cherubim and flew; he soared on the wings of the wind.
11 He made darkness his covering, his canopy around him-- the dark rain clouds of the sky.
12 Out of the brightness of his presence clouds advanced, with hailstones and bolts of lightning.
13 The LORD thundered from heaven; the voice of the Most High resounded.
14 He shot his arrows and scattered the enemies, great bolts of lightning and routed them.
15 The valleys of the sea were exposed and the foundations of the earth laid bare at your rebuke, O LORD, at the blast of breath from your nostrils.
16 He reached down from on high and took hold of me; he drew me out of deep waters.
17 He rescued me from my powerful enemy, from my foes, who were too strong for me.
18 They confronted me in the day of my disaster, but the LORD was my support.
19 He brought me out into a spacious place; he rescued me because he delighted in me.
Dear Lord, I thank Your for You are the Almighty God who comes to my help from heaven and does wondrous things for my deliverance.
20 The LORD has dealt with me according to my righteousness; according to the cleanness of my hands he has rewarded me.
21 For I have kept the ways of the LORD; I have not done evil by turning from my God.
22 All his laws are before me; I have not turned away from his decrees.
23 I have been blameless before him and have kept myself from sin.
24 The LORD has rewarded me according to my righteousness, according to the cleanness of my hands in his sight.
25 To the faithful you show yourself faithful, to the blameless you show yourself blameless,
26 to the pure you show yourself pure, but to the crooked you show yourself shrewd.
27 You save the humble but bring low those whose eyes are haughty.
Dear Lord, help me to be righteous and to please You in my deeds so that You will show Your faithfulness to me.
28 You, O LORD, keep my lamp burning; my God turns my darkness into light.
29 With your help I can advance against a troop ; with my God I can scale a wall.
30 As for God, his way is perfect; the word of the LORD is flawless. He is a shield for all who take refuge in him.
31 For who is God besides the LORD? And who is the Rock except our God?
32 It is God who arms me with strength and makes my way perfect.
Dear Lord, there is no God beside You. Your ways are perfect and You can make me perfect too! I take refuge in You.
Dear Lord, Your ways are perfect make me perfect too. There is no God beside You. I take refuge in You.
33 He makes my feet like the feet of a deer; he enables me to stand on the heights.
34 He trains my hands for battle; my arms can bend a bow of bronze.
35 You give me your shield of victory, and your right hand sustains me; you stoop down to make me great.
36 You broaden the path beneath me, so that my ankles do not turn.
39 You armed me with strength for battle; you made my adversaries bow at my feet.
40 You made my enemies turn their backs in flight, and I destroyed my foes.
43 You have delivered me from the attacks of the people; you have made me the head of nations; people I did not know are subject to me.
46 The LORD lives! Praise be to my Rock! Exalted be God my Savior!
47 He is the God who avenges me, who subdues nations under me,
48 who saves me from my enemies. You exalted me above my foes; from violent men you rescued me.
49 Therefore I will praise you among the nations, O LORD; I will sing praises to your name.
50 He gives his king great victories; he shows unfailing kindness to his anointed, to David and his descendants forever.
Dear Lord, You are the one who gives me strength and victory. I praise You.
1 He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty.
Lord, let me live close to You and make You my shelter. Let me find my rest in Your presence.
2 I will say of the LORD, "He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust."
Lord, be my refuge in times of trouble for I trust in You.
3 Surely he will save you from the fowler's snare and from the deadly pestilence.
Lord, save me from all evil that surrounds me.
4 He will cover you with his feathers, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness will be your shield and rampart.
Lord, cover me under Your strong arms You only are my refuge.
5 You will not fear the terror of night, nor the arrow that flies by day,
6 nor the pestilence that stalks in the darkness, nor the plague that destroys at .
O Lord, take away all my fears of troubles, distress or disease, even of darkness.
7 A thousand may fall at your side, ten thousand at your right hand, but it will not come near you.
8 You will only observe with your eyes and see the punishment of the wicked.
Lord, there is trouble and dangers all around me. Keep me safe. Lord, I pray help those in any kind of distress who call on You.
9 If you make the Most High your dwelling-- even the LORD, who is my refuge--
10 then no harm will befall you, no disaster will come near your tent.
Lord, I have made You my refuge and I want to be with You always. Keep me from all harm, danger and disasters.
11 For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways;
12 they will lift you up in their hands, so that you will not strike your foot against a stone.
13 You will tread upon the lion and the cobra; you will trample the great lion and the serpent.
Lord, I thank You for You command Your angels to guard me and hold me up in their hands. Even though I cannot see them, I believe Your word. Keep me safe.
14 "Because he loves me," says the LORD, "I will rescue him; I will protect him, for he acknowledges my name.
15 He will call upon me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble, I will deliver him and honor him.
16 With long life will I satisfy him and show him my salvation."
Yes, Lord, I love You with all my heart. I acknowledge You in all my ways. Hear my prayers and cry. Answer me. Deliver me from all my troubles. Save me and satisfy me, Lord. Amen.
1 A song of ascents. I lift up my eyes to the hills-- where does my help come from?
2 My help comes from the LORD, the Maker of heaven and earth.
3 He will not let your foot slip-- he who watches over you will not slumber;
4 indeed, he who watches over
5 The LORD watches over you-- the LORD is your shade at your right hand;
6 the sun will not harm you by day, nor the moon by night.
7 The LORD will keep you from all harm-- he will watch over your life;
8 the LORD will watch over your coming and going both now and forevermore.
O! Lord, I lift my eyes to You who made the heaven and the earth and pray that You may watch over my trip. How comforting it is O! Lord to know Your promise that You watch over me day and night; that You will keep me from all harm and You will watch over my life. Watch over my going out and coming in on this trip I am making.
1 A miktam of David. Keep me safe, O God, for in you I take refuge.
Lord, I thank You for You will keep me safe for I have taken refuge in You.
2 I said to the LORD, "You are my Lord; apart from you I have no good thing."
5 LORD, you have assigned me my portion and my cup; you have made my lot secure.
6 The boundary lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; surely I have a delightful inheritance.
Yes! Lord, all good things come from You and You are ‘the good’
I cherish most!
7 I will praise the LORD, who counsels me; even at night my heart instructs me.
O! Lord how I thank You for You counsel and instruct me day and night. It is in You I always trust.
8 I have set the LORD always before me. Because he is at my right hand, I will not be shaken.
9 Therefore my heart is glad and my tongue rejoices; my body also will rest secure,
10 because you will not abandon me to the grave, nor will you let your Holy One see decay.
11 You have made known to me the path of life; you will fill me with joy in your presence, with eternal pleasures at your right hand.
Dear Lord, I have set You always before me. You are ever near to me. Lord, let me never be afraid or shaken. I thank You for You will not abandon me... I will joyfully walk my path You have set before me and I will rest secure. Let me enjoy Your presence always, even moment by moment.
1 For the director of music. A psalm of David. In you, O LORD, I have taken refuge; let me never be put to shame; deliver me in your righteousness.
2 Turn your ear to me, come quickly to my rescue; be my rock of refuge, a strong fortress to save me.
3 Since you are my rock and my fortress, for the sake of your name lead and guide me.
Dear Lord, turn your ear to me, come quickly to my rescue; be my rock of refuge, a strong fortress to save me.
4 Free me from the trap that is set for me, for you are my refuge.
5 Into your hands I commit my spirit; redeem me, O LORD, the God of truth.
6 I hate those who cling to worthless idols; I trust in the LORD.
7 I will be glad and rejoice in your love, for you saw my affliction and knew the anguish of my soul.
8 You have not handed me over to the enemy but have set my feet in a spacious place.
9 Be merciful to me, O LORD, for I am in distress; my eyes grow weak with sorrow, my soul and my body with grief.
10 My life is consumed by anguish and my years by groaning; my strength fails because of my affliction, and my bones grow weak.
Yes! Lord, into your hands I commit my spirit; redeem me, O LORD, the God of truth. I trust in the LORD. You have not handed me over to the enemy but have set my feet in a spacious place.
Be merciful to me, O LORD, for I am in distress: my eyes grow weak with sorrow, my soul and my body with grief. My life is consumed by anguish and my years by groaning, my strength fails because of my affliction, and my bones grow weak. I will be glad and rejoice in Your love, for You have seen my affliction and known the anguish of my soul.
11 Because of all my enemies, I am the utter contempt of my neighbors; I am a dread to my friends-- those who see me on the street flee from me.
12 I am forgotten by them as though I were dead; I have become like broken pottery.
13 For I hear the slander of many; there is terror on every side; they conspire against me and plot to take my life.
14 But I trust in you, O LORD; I say, "You are my God."
Yes! Lord, I trust in You. You are my God.
15 My times are in your hands; deliver me from my enemies and from those who pursue me.
16 Let your face shine on your servant; save me in your unfailing love.
Yes! Lord, my times are in your hand. Let Your face shine on me. Save me from my troubles because You love me.
17 Let me not be put to shame, O LORD, for I have cried out to you; but let the wicked be put to shame and lie silent in the grave.
18 Let their lying lips be silenced, for with pride and contempt they speak arrogantly against the righteous.
19 How great is your goodness, which you have stored up for those who fear you, which you bestow in the sight of men on those who take refuge in you.
20 In the shelter of your presence you hide them from the intrigues of men; in your dwelling you keep them safe from accusing tongues.
21 Praise be to the LORD, for he showed his wonderful love to me when I was in a besieged city.
22 In my alarm I said, "I am cut off from your sight!" Yet you heard my cry for mercy when I called to you for help.
Lord, How great is Your goodness, which You have stored up for those who fear You. You hide me in Your shelter. You have shown Your wonderful love to me.
23 Love the LORD, all his saints! The LORD preserves the faithful, but the proud he pays back in full.
24 Be strong and take heart, all you who hope in the LORD.
Lord, I love You. I hope in You. Make me strong in my heart by Your Spirit.
25 Therefore he is able to save completely those who come to God through him, because he always lives to intercede for them.
O! How I praise and thank You Lord, for You are able to save me from all fears and troubles. I come to You. I thank You for You are interceding for me in heaven before the throne of God. Amen.