You set a table before me as my enemies watch; You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. The LORD says to you, my lord: "Take your throne at my right hand, while I make your enemies your footstool." Psalm 20 is a very positive, upbeat kind of psalm – even though it shares some characteristics with lament psalms. On every side the wicked strut; the shameless are extolled by all. Sing praise to God, sing praise; sing praise to our king, sing praise. The LORD is on high, but cares for the lowly and knows the proud from afar. Alas, I was an alien in Meshech, I lived near the tents of Kedar! Default Timer; Stopwatch? Imagine our Lord singing this hymn on that fatal night (vv. How many rise against me! May God bless us still; that the ends of the earth may revere our God. Can you name the longest and shortest psalms of the Bible? God looks down from heaven upon the human race, To see if even one is wise, if even one seeks God. Give praise with blasts upon the horn, praise him with harp and lyre. Psalm 20:3 - God's ceaseless respect to the sacrifice of Jesus. Not one does what is right, not even one. But those who turn aside to crooked ways may the LORD send down with the wicked. Therefore the wicked will not survive judgment, nor will sinners in the assembly of the just. When I spoke of peace, they were for war. If you, LORD, mark our sins, Lord, who can stand? God is king over all the earth; sing hymns of praise. Some rely on chariots, others on horses, but we on the name of the LORD our God. Much have they oppressed me from my youth, yet they have not prevailed. Selah But you have given my heart more joy than they have when grain and wine abound. Now I know victory is given to the anointed of the LORD. How good it is, how pleasant, where the people dwell as one! Song of Ascents is a title given to fifteen of the Psalms, 120–134 (119–133 in the Septuagint and the Vulgate), each starting with the superscription Shir Hama'aloth (שיר המעלות ‎ Å¡îr ha-ma‘ălōṯ, meaning "Song of the Ascents"), or, in the case of Psalm 121, Shir Lama'aloth (שיר למעלות ‎ Å¡îr la-ma‘ălōṯ, "a song regarding ascents"). Which Bulletins would you like to apply your changes to? The arrogant have risen against me; the ruthless seek my life; they do not keep God before them. All the kings of earth will praise you, LORD, when they hear the words of your mouth. © 2016 by The Confraternity of Penitents, 1702 Lumbard Street, Fort Wayne IN USA 46803   www.penitents.org, Visit our on line Religious Book and Gift Shop, CFP Holy Angels Gift Shop  www.cfpholyangels.com. The LORD watches over the way of the just, but the way of the wicked leads to ruin. We have our fill of insult from the insolent, of disdain from the arrogant. Psalms chapter 117 KJV (King James Version) 1 O praise the LORD, all ye nations: praise him, all ye people.. 2 For his merciful kindness is great toward us: and the truth of the LORD endureth for ever. O LORD, our Lord, how awesome is your name through all the earth! Truly, the guardian of Israel never slumbers nor sleeps. May your ears be attentive to my cry for mercy. This little psalm … You guide me along the right path for the sake of your name. The LORD is king, robed with majesty; the LORD is robed, girded with might. Why do you groan within me? Children too are a gift from the LORD, the fruit of the womb, a reward. I act with integrity of heart within my royal court. Let those who say "Aha!" But I, like an olive tree in the house of God, trust in God's faithful love forever. Children under 13 may use a parent's account, https://biblememory.com/group/view/a112847a87/, Terms Whoever walks without blame, doing what is right, speaking truth from the heart; who does not slander a neighbor, does no harm to another, never defames a friend; who disdains the wicked, but honors those who fear the LORD; who keeps an oath despite the cost, lends no money at interest, accepts no bribe against the innocent. The LORD'S love for us is strong; the LORD is faithful forever. Extol him, all peoples! Praise God in his holy sanctuary; give praise in the mighty dome of heaven. Your decrees are firmly established; holiness belongs to your house, LORD, for all the length of days. Penitents who are living the Rule of 1221 are bound by Article 23 to pray for the deceased. How long will my enemy triumph over me? The second shortest chapter in the Bible is Psalm 134. The LORD raises the needy from the dust, lifts the poor from the ash heap, seats them with princes, the princes of the people, gives the childless wife a home, the joyful mother of children. The book of Psalms contains the first four shortest chapters in the Bible. I follow the way of integrity; when will you come to me? Psalm 20 is a prelude to war; it tells how a nation should prepare for war. They collapse and fall, but we stand strong and firm. To you I raise my eyes, to you enthroned in heaven. Many say, "May we see better times! It looks like you already have an account in our system. Psalm 20 Monday, August 20, 2007 page 2 5 We will sing for joy over your victory, And in the name of our God we will set up our banners. Decorate with Psalms. Selah. Why was it, sea, that you fled; Jordan, that you turned back? Safety comes from the LORD! My help comes from the LORD, the maker of heaven and earth. For the rulers of the earth belong to God, who is enthroned on high. What your hands provide you will enjoy; you will be happy and prosper: like a fruitful vine your wife within your home, like olive plants your children around your table. They devour my people as they devour bread; they do not call upon the LORD. Psalms 20:7 Some [trust] in chariots, and some in horses: but we will remember the name of the LORD our God. Give glory, all you peoples! Do good, LORD, to the good, to those who are upright of heart. Raise me up, set me on a rock, for you are my refuge, a tower of strength against the foe. There the LORD has lavished blessings, life for evermore! Psalm 119: Praise to the Word of God. With full voice I cry to the LORD; with full voice I beseech the LORD. Here I am, afflicted and poor. God will tear them down, never to be rebuilt. Speak with deceiving lips and a double heart the one who practices deceit can hold a post in my within. 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