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Psalm 35: When the King is Hated Without Reason

1 Contend, Lord, with those who contend with me;     fight against those who fight against me. 2 Take up shield and armor;     arise and come to my aid. 3 Brandish spear and javelin[a]     against those who pursue me. Say to me,     “I am your salvation.” 4 May those who seek my life     be disgraced and put to shame; may those who plot my ruin     be…

Psalm 34: Taste and see that the Lord is good

Of David. When he pretended to be insane before Abimelek, who drove him away, and he left. 1 I will extol the Lord at all times;     his praise will always be on my lips. 2 I will glory in the Lord;     let the afflicted hear and rejoice. 3 Glorify the Lord with me;     let us exalt his name together. 4 I sought the Lord, and he answered me;     he…

Psalm 33 – Hope for 2021

1 Sing joyfully to the Lord, you righteous;     it is fitting for the upright to praise him. 2 Praise the Lord with the harp;     make music to him on the ten-stringed lyre. 3 Sing to him a new song;     play skillfully, and shout for joy. 4 For the word of the Lord is right and true;     he is faithful in all he does. 5 The Lord loves righteousness and justice;     the earth…

Psalm 32

Psalm 32 (NIV) Of David. A maskil. 1 Blessed is the one     whose transgressions are forgiven,     whose sins are covered. 2 Blessed is the one     whose sin the Lord does not count against them     and in whose spirit is no deceit. 3 When I kept silent,     my bones wasted away     through my groaning all day long. 4 For day and night     your hand…

Psalm 31

Psalm 31 (NIV) For the director of music. A psalm of David. 1 In you, 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…

Psalm 30

Psalm 30 A psalm. A song. For the dedication of the temple. Of David. 1 I will exalt you, Lord,     for you lifted me out of the depths     and did not let my enemies gloat over me. 2 Lord my God, I called to you for help,     and you healed me. 3 You, Lord, brought me up from the realm of the…

The Great Storm (Psalm 29)

Psalm 29 (NIV) A psalm of David. 1 Ascribe to the Lord, you heavenly beings,     ascribe to the Lord glory and strength. 2 Ascribe to the Lord the glory due his name;     worship the Lord in the splendour of his holiness. 3 The voice of the Lord is over the waters;     the God of glory thunders,     the Lord thunders over the mighty waters. 4 The voice of the Lord is powerful;     the voice of the Lord is majestic.…

The God Who Brings Justice

*Note that due to a technical fault the first part of this talk was recorded at a different time to the rest* Psalm 28 (NIV) Psalm 28 Of David. 1 To you, Lord, I call;     you are my Rock,     do not turn a deaf ear to me. For if you remain silent,     I will be like those who…