Psalms

Psalm 136

Read Psalm 136 1 Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good. His love endures forever. 2 Give thanks to the God of gods. His love endures forever. 3 Give thanks to the Lord of lords: His love endures forever. 4 to him who alone does great wonders, His love endures forever. 5 who by his understanding made the heavens, His love endures forever. …

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Psalm 135

Read Psalm 135 1 Praise the Lord. Praise the name of the Lord;     praise him, you servants of the Lord, 2 you who minister in the house of the Lord,     in the courts of the house of our God. 3 Praise the Lord, for the Lord is good;     sing praise to his name, for that is pleasant. 4 For the Lord has chosen Jacob to be his own,     Israel to be his treasured …

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Psalm 134

Read Psalm 134 A song of ascents. 1 Praise the Lord, all you servants of the Lord     who minister by night in the house of the Lord. 2 Lift up your hands in the sanctuary     and praise the Lord. 3 May the Lord bless you from Zion,     he who is the Maker of heaven and earth. Editor’s Note Psalms 120-134 are known as the “Psalms of Ascent” or “Pilgrim …

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Psalm 133

Read Psalm 133 A song of ascents. Of David. 1 How good and pleasant it is     when God’s people live together in unity! 2 It is like precious oil poured on the head,     running down on the beard, running down on Aaron’s beard,     down on the collar of his robe. 3 It is as if the dew of Hermon     were …

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Rest Day 22

Rest Day Today is a Rest Day. There is no new Bible reading to do. Today, the goal is simple: rest in the presence of God. Maybe you need to use today to get caught up on the reading plan if you’re behind, maybe you want to journal what you’re learning so you don’t forget …

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Psalm 132

Read Psalm 132 A song of ascents. 1 Lord, remember David     and all his self-denial. 2 He swore an oath to the Lord,     he made a vow to the Mighty One of Jacob: 3 “I will not enter my house     or go to my bed, 4 I will allow no sleep to my eyes     or slumber to my eyelids, 5 till …

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Psalm 131

Read Psalm 131 A song of ascents. Of David. 1 My heart is not proud, Lord,     my eyes are not haughty; I do not concern myself with great matters     or things too wonderful for me. 2 But I have calmed and quieted myself,     I am like a weaned child with its mother;     like a weaned child I am …

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Psalm 130

Read Psalm 130 A song of ascents. 1 Out of the depths I cry to you, Lord; 2     Lord, hear my voice. Let your ears be attentive     to my cry for mercy. 3 If you, Lord, kept a record of sins,     Lord, who could stand? 4 But with you there is forgiveness,     so that we can, with reverence, serve you. 5 I wait …

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Psalm 129

Read Psalm 129 A song of ascents. 1 “They have greatly oppressed me from my youth,”     let Israel say; 2 “they have greatly oppressed me from my youth,     but they have not gained the victory over me. 3 Plowmen have plowed my back     and made their furrows long. 4 But the Lord is righteous;     he has cut me free …

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Psalm 128

Read Psalm 128 A song of ascents. 1 Blessed are all who fear the Lord,    who walk in obedience to him.2 You will eat the fruit of your labor;    blessings and prosperity will be yours.3 Your wife will be like a fruitful vine    within your house;your children will be like olive shoots    around your table.4 Yes, this will be the blessing    for the man who fears the Lord. …

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