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Daily Psalm and Prayer – July 22, 2024

Daily Psalm and Prayer – July 22, 2024

Image Credit: Two Men at a Cemetery | Agostino Veneziano (Agostino dei Musi), Italian | ca. 1514–36 Psalm 1161 I love the Lord, because he has heard the voice ofmy supplication, *because he has inclined his ear to me wheneverI called upon him. 2 The cords of death entangled me;the grip of the grave took hold of me; *I came to grief and sorrow. 3 Then I called upon the Name of the Lord: *“O Lord, I pray you, save my life.” 4 Gracious

Daily Psalm and Prayer – July 20, 2024

Daily Psalm and Prayer – July 20, 2024

Image Credit: Weeping Woman Kneeling, Seen from Behind | Jacob Backer, Dutch | ca. 1634–38 Psalm 301I will exalt you, O Lord,because you have lifted me up *and have not let my enemies triumph over me. 2O Lord my God, I cried out to you, *and you restored me to health. 3You brought me up, O Lord, from the dead; *you restored my life as I was going down to the grave. 4Sing to the Lord, you servants of his;

Daily Psalm and Prayer – July 19, 2024

Daily Psalm and Prayer – July 19, 2024

Image Credit: The Castle of Unuma | Keisai Eisen, Japanese | 19th century Psalm 311In you, O Lord, have I taken refuge;let me never be put to shame: *deliver me in your righteousness. 2Incline your ear to me; *make haste to deliver me. 3Be my strong rock, a castle to keep me safe,for you are my crag and my stronghold; *for the sake of your Name, lead me and guide me. 4Take me out of the net that they have

Daily Psalm and Prayer – July 18, 2024

Daily Psalm and Prayer – July 18, 2024

Image Credit: The Harvesters | Pieter Bruegel the Elder, Netherlandish | 1565 Psalm 37, Part I1Do not fret yourself because of evildoers; *do not be jealous of those who do wrong. 2For they shall soon wither like the grass, *and like the green grass fade away. 3Put your trust in the Lord and do good; *dwell in the land and feed on its riches. 4Take delight in the Lord, *and he shall give you your hearts desire. 5Commit your way

Daily Psalm and Prayer – July 17, 2024

Daily Psalm and Prayer – July 17, 2024

Image Credit: A Woman Kneeling | Chōkōsai Eishō, Japanese | Edo period (1615–1868) Psalm 381O Lord, do not rebuke me in your anger; *do not punish me in your wrath. 2For your arrows have already pierced me, *and your hand presses hard upon me. 3There is no health in my flesh, because of your indignation; *there is no soundness in my body, because of my sin. 4For my iniquities overwhelm me; *like a heavy burden they are too much for

Daily Psalm and Prayer – July 16, 2024

Daily Psalm and Prayer – July 16, 2024

Image Credit: Shield | Philippine, Moro | 18th–19th century Psalm 281O Lord, I call to you; my Rock, do not be deaf to my cry; *lest, if you do not hear me,I become like those who go down to the Pit. 2Hear the voice of my prayer when I cry out to you, *when I lift up my hands to your holy of holies. 3Do not snatch me away with the wicked or with theevildoers, *who speak peaceably with their

Daily Psalm and Prayer – July 15, 2024

Daily Psalm and Prayer – July 15, 2024

Image Credit: High Point: Shandaken Mountains | Asher Brown Durand, American | 1853 Psalm 251To you, O Lord, I lift up my soul;my God, I put my trust in you; *let me not be humiliated,nor let my enemies triumph over me. 2Let none who look to you be put to shame; *let the treacherous be disappointed in their schemes. 3Show me your ways, O Lord, *and teach me your paths. 4Lead me in your truth and teach me, *for you

Daily Psalm and Prayer – July 13, 2024

Daily Psalm and Prayer – July 13, 2024

Image Credit: Tablet with Chariot Scene | New Kingdom | ca. 1400–1390 B.C. Psalm 201May the Lord answer you in the day of trouble, *the Name of the God of Jacob defend you; 2Send you help from his holy place *and strengthen you out of Zion; 3Remember all your offerings *and accept your burnt sacrifice; 4Grant you your hearts desire *and prosper all your plans. 5We will shout for joy at your victoryand triumph in the Name of our God;

Daily Psalm and Prayer – July 12, 2024

Daily Psalm and Prayer – July 12, 2024

Image Credit: Farm Scene | American Artist | second half 19th century Psalm 161Protect me, O God, for I take refuge in you; *I have said to the Lord, You are my Lord,my good above all other.” 2All my delight is upon the godly that are in the land, *upon those who are noble among the people. 3But those who run after other gods *shall have their troubles multiplied. 4Their libations of blood I will not offer, *nor take the

Daily Psalm and Prayer – July 11, 2024

Daily Psalm and Prayer – July 11, 2024

Image Credit: Obi with Stylized Waves | Japan | early 20th century Psalm 18, Part 11I love you, O Lord my strength, *O Lord my stronghold, my crag, and my haven. 2My God, my rock in whom I put my trust, *my shield, the horn of my salvation, and my refuge;you are worthy of praise. 3I will call upon the Lord, *and so shall I be saved from my enemies. 4The breakers of death rolled over me, *and the torrents