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Devotion to God

   Psa 1:1-6 Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of 
   the ungodly, nor stands in the path of sinners, nor sits in 
   the seat of the scornful; {2} But his delight is in the law of 
   the Lord, and in his law he meditates day and night.
   {3} He shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water,
   that brings forth its fruit in its season, whose leaf also 
   shall not wither; and whatever he does shall prosper.
   {4} The ungodly are not so, but are like the chaff which the wind 
   drives away. {5} Therefore the ungodly shall not stand in the 
   judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous. 
   {6} For the Lord knows the way of the righteous, but the way of 
   the ungodly shall perish.

   Psa 4:3-5  Know that the LORD hath set apart him that is 
   godly for himself: the LORD will hear when I call unto him. {4} 
   Stand in awe, and sin not: commune with your own heart upon 
   your bed, and be still. {5} Offer the sacrifices of 
   righteousness, and put your trust in the LORD.

   Psa 5 Give ear to my words, O LORD, consider my meditation. {2} 
   Hearken unto the voice of my cry, my King, and my God: for unto 
   thee will I pray. {3} My voice shalt thou hear in the morning, 
   O LORD; in the morning will I direct my prayer unto thee, and 
   will look up. {4} For thou art not a God that hath pleasure in 
   wickedness: neither shall evil dwell with thee. {5} The foolish 
   shall not stand in thy sight: thou hatest all workers of 
   iniquity. {6} Thou shalt destroy them that speak lies: the LORD 
   will abhor the bloody and deceitful man. {7} But as for me, I 
   will come into thy house in the multitude of thy mercy: and in 
   thy fear will I worship toward thy holy temple. {8} Lead me, O 
   LORD, in thy righteousness because of mine enemies; make thy 
   way straight before my face. {9} For there is no faithfulness 
   in their mouth; their inward part is very wickedness; their 
   throat is an open sepulchre; they flatter with their tongue. 
   {10} Destroy thou them, O God; let them fall by their own 
   counsels; cast them out in the multitude of their 
   transgressions; for they have rebelled against thee. {11} But 
   let all those that put their trust in thee rejoice: let them 
   ever shout for joy, because thou defendest them: let them also 
   that love thy name be joyful in thee. {12} For thou, LORD, wilt 
   bless the righteous; with favour wilt thou compass him as with 
   a shield.

   Psa 7:8-11   Judge me, O LORD, according to my righteousness, 
   and according to mine integrity that is in me. {9} Oh let the 
   wickedness of the wicked come to an end; but establish the 
   just: for the righteous God trieth the hearts and reins. {10} 
   My defense is of God, which saveth the upright in heart. {11} 
   God judgeth the righteous, and God is angry with the wicked 
   every day.

   Psa 8:1-9  O Lord, our Lord, How excellent is Your name in all 
   the earth, who have set Your glory above the heavens! {2} Out 
   of the mouth of babes and nursing infants you have ordained 
   strength because of your enemies, that you may silence the enemy 
   and the avenger. {3} When I consider your heavens, the work of 
   Your fingers, the moon and the stars, which You have ordained, 
   What is man that You are mindful of him, and the son of man that 
   you visit him? For you have made him a little lower than the 
   angels, and have crowned him with glory and honor. {6} You have 
   made him to have dominion over the works of Your hands; you have 
   put all things under his feet, {7} All sheep and oxen— Even the 
   beasts of the field, {8} the birds of the air, and the fish of 
   the sea that pass through the paths of the seas. {9} O Lord, our 
   Lord, how excellent is Your name in all the earth!

   Psa 18:1-2   I will love thee, O LORD, my strength. {2} The 
   LORD is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my 
   strength, in whom I will trust; my buckler, and the horn of my 
   salvation, and my high tower.

   Psa 18:20-28   The LORD rewarded me according to my 
   righteousness; according to the cleanness of my hands hath he 
   recompensed me. {21} For I have kept the ways of the LORD, and 
   have not wickedly departed from my God. {22} For all his 
   judgments were before me, and I did not put away his statutes 
   from me. {23} I was also upright before him, and I kept myself 
   from mine iniquity. {24} Therefore hath the LORD recompensed me 
   according to my righteousness, according to the cleanness of my 
   hands in his eyesight. {25} With the merciful thou wilt show 
   thyself merciful; with an upright man thou wilt show thyself 
   upright; {26} With the pure thou wilt show thyself pure; and 
   with the froward thou wilt show thyself froward. {27} For thou 
   wilt save the afflicted people; but wilt bring down high looks. 
   {28} For thou wilt light my candle: the LORD my God will 
   enlighten my darkness. 

   Psa 23  The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. {2} He 
   maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside 
   the still waters. {3} He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in 
   the paths of righteousness for his name's sake. {4} Yea, though 
   I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear 
   no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they 
   comfort me. {5} Thou preparest a table before me in the 
   presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my 
   cup runneth over. {6} Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me 
   all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the 
   LORD for ever. 

   Psa 24:3-5   Who shall ascend into the hill of the LORD? or who 
   shall stand in his holy place? {4} He that hath clean hands, 
   and a pure heart; who hath not lifted up his soul unto vanity, 
   nor sworn deceitfully. {5} He shall receive the blessing from 
   the LORD, and righteousness from the God of his salvation.

   Psa 25:4-14   Show me thy ways, O LORD; teach me thy paths. {5} 
   Lead me in thy truth, and teach me: for thou art the God of my 
   salvation; on thee do I wait all the day. {6} Remember, O LORD, 
   thy tender mercies and thy lovingkindnesses; for they have been 
   ever of old. {7} Remember not the sins of my youth, nor my 
   transgressions: according to thy mercy remember thou me for thy 
   goodness' sake, O LORD. {8} Good and upright is the LORD: 
   therefore will he teach sinners in the way. {9} The meek will 
   he guide in judgment: and the meek will he teach his way. {10} 
   All the paths of the LORD are mercy and truth unto such as keep 
   his covenant and his testimonies. {11} For thy name's sake, O 
   LORD, pardon mine iniquity; for it is great. {12} What man is 
   he that feareth the LORD?  him shall he teach in the way that 
   he shall choose. {13} His soul shall dwell at ease; and his 
   seed shall inherit the earth. {14} The secret of the LORD is 
   with them that fear him; and he will shew them his covenant.


   Psa 26:1-5  Judge me, O LORD; for I have walked in mine 
   integrity: I have trusted also in the LORD; therefore I shall 
   not slide. {2} Examine me, O LORD, and prove me; try my reins 
   and my heart. {3} For thy lovingkindness is before mine eyes: 
   and I have walked in thy truth. {4} I have not sat with vain 
   persons, neither will I go in with dissemblers. {5} I have 
   hated the congregation of evildoers; and will not sit with the 
   wicked. 

   Psa 27:1  The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I 
   fear? the LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be 
   afraid? 

   Psa 27:7-11   Hear, O LORD, when I cry with my voice: have 
   mercy also upon me, and answer me. {8} When thou saidst, Seek 
   ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, LORD, will I 
   seek. {9} Hide not thy face far from me; put not thy servant 
   away in anger: thou hast been my help; leave me not, neither 
   forsake me, O God of my salvation. {10} When my father and my 
   mother forsake me, then the LORD will take me up. {11} Teach me 
   thy way, O LORD, and lead me in a plain path, because of mine 
   enemies. 

   Psa 27:14   Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall 
   strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the LORD. 

   Psa 28:7   The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart 
   trusted in him, and I am helped: therefore my heart greatly 
   rejoiceth; and with my song will I praise him. 

   Psa 32:10-11   Many sorrows shall be to the wicked: but he that 
   trusteth in the LORD, mercy shall compass him about. {11} Be 
   glad in the LORD, and rejoice, ye righteous: and shout for joy, 
   all ye that are upright in heart.

   Psa 33:18-22   Behold, the eye of the LORD is upon them that 
   fear him, upon them that hope in his mercy; {19} To deliver 
   their soul from death, and to keep them alive in famine. {20} 
   Our soul waiteth for the LORD: he is our help and our shield. 
   {21} For our heart shall rejoice in him, because we have 
   trusted in his holy name. {22} Let thy mercy, O LORD, be upon 
   us, according as we hope in thee.

   Psa 34:1   I will bless the LORD at all times: his praise shall 
   continually be in my mouth. {3}  O magnify the LORD with me, 
   and let us exalt his name together. (7} The angel of the LORD 
   encampeth round about them that fear him, and delivereth them. 
   {8} O taste and see that the LORD is good: blessed is the man 
   that trusteth in him. {9} O fear the LORD, ye his saints: for 
   there is no want to them that fear him. {11} Come, ye children, 
   hearken unto me: I will teach you the fear of the LORD. {12} 
   What man is he that desireth life, and loveth many days, that 
   he may see good? {13} Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips 
   from speaking guile. {14} Depart from evil, and do good; seek 
   peace, and pursue it. {15} The eyes of the LORD are upon the 
   righteous, and his ears are open unto their cry. {16} The face 
   of the LORD is against them that do evil, to cut off the 
   remembrance of them from the earth. {17} The righteous cry, and 
   the LORD heareth, and delivereth them out of all their 
   troubles. {18} The LORD is nigh unto them that are of a broken 
   heart; and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit. {19} Many 
   are the afflictions of the righteous: but the LORD delivereth 
   him out of them all. {20} He keepeth all his bones: not one of 
   them is broken. {21} Evil shall slay the wicked: and they that 
   hate the righteous shall be desolate. {22} The LORD redeemeth 
   the soul of his servants: and none of them that trust in him 
   shall be desolate.

   Psa 36:1-10  The transgression of the wicked saith within my 
   heart, that there is no fear of God before his eyes. {2} For he 
   flattereth himself in his own eyes, until his iniquity be found 
   to be hateful. {3} The words of his mouth are iniquity and 
   deceit: he hath left off to be wise, and to do good. {4} He 
   deviseth mischief upon his bed; he setteth himself in a way 
   that is not good; he abhorreth not evil. {5} Thy mercy, O LORD, 
   is in the heavens; and thy faithfulness reacheth unto the 
   clouds. {6} Thy righteousness is like the great mountains; thy 
   judgments are a great deep: O LORD, thou preservest man and 
   beast. {7} How excellent is thy lovingkindness, O God! 
   therefore the children of men put their trust under the shadow 
   of thy wings. {8} They shall be abundantly satisfied with the 
   fatness of thy house; and thou shalt make them drink of the 
   river of thy pleasures. {9} For with thee is the fountain of 
   life: in thy light shall we see light. {10} O continue thy 
   lovingkindness unto them that know thee; and thy righteousness 
   to the upright in heart. 

   Psa 37  Fret not thyself because of evildoers, neither be thou 
   envious against the workers of iniquity. {2} For they shall 
   soon be cut down like the grass, and wither as the green herb. 
   {3} Trust in the LORD, and do good; so shalt thou dwell in the 
   land, and verily thou shalt be fed. {4} Delight thyself also in 
   the LORD; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart. 
   {5} Commit thy way unto the LORD; trust also in him; and he 
   shall bring it to pass. {6} And he shall bring forth thy 
   righteousness as the light, and thy judgment as the noonday. 
   {7} Rest in the LORD, and wait patiently for him: fret not 
   thyself because of him who prospereth in his way, because of 
   the man who bringeth wicked devices to pass. {8} Cease from 
   anger, and forsake wrath: fret not thyself in any wise to do 
   evil. {9} For evildoers shall be cut off: but those that wait 
   upon the LORD, they shall inherit the earth. {10} For yet a 
   little while, and the wicked shall not be: yea, thou shalt 
   diligently consider his place, and it shall not be. {11} But 
   the meek shall inherit the earth; and shall delight themselves 
   in the abundance of peace. {12} The wicked plotteth against the 
   just, and gnasheth upon him with his teeth. {13} The Lord shall 
   laugh at him: for he seeth that his day is coming. {14} The 
   wicked have drawn out the sword, and have bent their bow, to 
   cast down the poor and needy, and to slay such as be of upright 
   conversation. {15} Their sword shall enter into their own 
   heart, and their bows shall be broken. {16} A little that a 
   righteous man hath is better than the riches of many wicked. 
   {17} For the arms of the wicked shall be broken: but the LORD 
   upholdeth the righteous. {18} The LORD knoweth the days of the 
   upright: and their inheritance shall be for ever. {19} They 
   shall not be ashamed in the evil time: and in the days of 
   famine they shall be satisfied. {20} But the wicked shall 
   perish, and the enemies of the LORD shall be as the fat of 
   lambs: they shall consume; into smoke shall they consume away. 
   {21} The wicked borroweth, and payeth not again: but the 
   righteous showeth mercy, and giveth. {22} For such as be 
   blessed of him shall inherit the earth; and they that be cursed 
   of him shall be cut off. {23} The steps of a good man are 
   ordered by the LORD: and he delighteth in his way. {24} Though 
   he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down: for the LORD 
   upholdeth him with his hand. {25} I have been young, and now am 
   old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed 
   begging bread. {26} He is ever merciful, and lendeth; and his 
   seed is blessed. {27} Depart from evil, and do good; and dwell 
   for evermore. {28} For the LORD loveth judgment, and forsaketh 
   not his saints; they are preserved for ever: but the seed of 
   the wicked shall be cut off. {29} The righteous shall inherit 
   the land, and dwell therein for ever. {30} The mouth of the 
   righteous speaketh wisdom, and his tongue talketh of judgment. 
   {31} The law of his God is in his heart; none of his steps 
   shall slide. {32} The wicked watcheth the righteous, and 
   seeketh to slay him. {33} The LORD will not leave him in his 
   hand, nor condemn him when he is judged. {34} Wait on the LORD, 
   and keep his way, and he shall exalt thee to inherit the land: 
   when the wicked are cut off, thou shalt see it. {35} I have 
   seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a 
   green bay tree. {36} Yet he passed away, and, lo, he was not: 
   yea, I sought him, but he could not be found. {37} Mark the 
   perfect man, and behold the upright: for the end of that man is 
   peace. {38} But the transgressors shall be destroyed together: 
   the end of the wicked shall be cut off. {39} But the salvation 
   of the righteous is of the LORD: he is their strength in the 
   time of trouble. {40} And the LORD shall help them, and deliver 
   them: he shall deliver them from the wicked, and save them, 
   because they trust in him. 

   Psa 40:1-10  I waited patiently for the LORD; and he inclined 
   unto me, and heard my cry. {2} He brought me up also out of an 
   horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a 
   rock, and established my goings. {3} And he hath put a new song 
   in my mouth, even praise unto our God: many shall see it, and 
   fear, and shall trust in the LORD. {4} Blessed is that man that 
   maketh the LORD his trust, and respecteth not the proud, nor 
   such as turn aside to lies. {5} Many, O LORD my God, are thy 
   wonderful works which thou hast done, and thy thoughts which 
   are to us-ward: they cannot be reckoned up in order unto thee: 
   if I would declare and speak of them, they are more than can be 
   numbered. {6} Sacrifice and offering thou didst not desire; 
   mine ears hast thou opened: burnt offering and sin offering 
   hast thou not required. {7} Then said I, Lo, I come: in the 
   volume of the book it is written of me, {8} I delight to do thy 
   will, O my God: yea, thy law is within my heart. {9} I have 
   preached righteousness in the great congregation: lo, I have 
   not refrained my lips, O LORD, thou knowest. {10} I have not 
   hid thy righteousness within my heart; I have declared thy 
   faithfulness and thy salvation: I have not concealed thy 
   lovingkindness and thy truth from the great congregation. 

   Psa 51:1-17  Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy 
   lovingkindness: according unto the multitude of thy tender 
   mercies blot out my transgressions. {2} Wash me thoroughly from 
   mine iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin. {3} For I 
   acknowledge my transgressions: and my sin is ever before me. 
   {4} Against thee, thee only, have I sinned, and done this evil 
   in thy sight: that thou mightest be justified when thou 
   speakest, and be clear when thou judgest. {5} Behold, I was 
   shapen in iniquity, and in sin did my mother conceive me. {6} 
   Behold, thou desirest truth in the inward parts: and in the 
   hidden part thou shalt make me to know wisdom. {7} Purge me 
   with hyssop, and I shall be clean: wash me, and I shall be 
   whiter than snow. {8} Make me to hear joy and gladness; that 
   the bones which thou hast broken may rejoice. {9} Hide thy face 
   from my sins, and blot out all mine iniquities. {10} Create in 
   me a clean heart, O God; and renew a right spirit within me. 
   {11} Cast me not away from thy presence; and take not thy holy 
   spirit from me. {12} Restore unto me the joy of thy salvation; 
   and uphold me with thy free spirit. {13} Then will I teach 
   transgressors thy ways; and sinners shall be converted unto 
   thee. {14} Deliver me from bloodguiltiness, O God, thou God of 
   my salvation: and my tongue shall sing aloud of thy 
   righteousness. {15} O Lord, open thou my lips; and my mouth 
   shall show forth thy praise. {16} For thou desirest not 
   sacrifice; else would I give it: thou delightest not in burnt 
   offering. {17} The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit: a 
   broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise. 

   Psa 63:1-8  O God, thou art my God; early will I seek thee: my 
   soul thirsteth for thee, my flesh longeth for thee in a dry and 
   thirsty land, where no water is; {2} To see thy power and thy 
   glory, so as I have seen thee in the sanctuary. {3} Because thy 
   lovingkindness is better than life, my lips shall praise thee. 
   {4} Thus will I bless thee while I live: I will lift up my 
   hands in thy name. {5} My soul shall be satisfied as with 
   marrow and fatness; and my mouth shall praise thee with joyful 
   lips: {6} When I remember thee upon my bed, and meditate on 
   thee in the night watches. {7} Because thou hast been my help, 
   therefore in the shadow of thy wings will I rejoice. {8} My 
   soul followeth hard after thee: thy right hand upholdeth me. 

   Psa 71:4-8   Deliver me, O my God, out of the hand of the 
   wicked, out of the hand of the unrighteous and cruel man. {5} 
   For thou art my hope, O Lord GOD: thou art my trust from my 
   youth. {6} By thee have I been holden up from the womb: thou 
   art he that took me out of my mother's bowels: my praise shall 
   be continually of thee. {7} I am as a wonder unto many; but 
   thou art my strong refuge. {8} Let my mouth be filled with thy 
   praise and with thy honour all the day. {17} O God, thou hast 
   taught me from my youth: and hitherto have I declared thy 
   wondrous works. {18} Now also when I am old and greyheaded, O 
   God, forsake me not; until I have showed thy strength unto this 
   generation, and thy power to every one that is to come. {19} 
   Thy righteousness also, O God, is very high, who hast done 
   great things: O God, who is like unto thee!

   Psa 73:23-28  Nevertheless I am continually with thee: thou 
   hast holden me by my right hand. {24} Thou shalt guide me with 
   thy counsel, and afterward receive me to glory. {25} Whom have 
   I in heaven but thee?  and there is none upon earth that I 
   desire beside thee. {26} My flesh and my heart faileth: but 
   God is the strength of my heart, and my portion for ever.
   {27} For, lo, they that are far from thee shall perish: thou 
   hast destroyed all them that go a whoring from thee. {28} But 
   it is good for me to draw near to God: I have put my trust 
   in the Lord GOD, that I may declare all thy works.

   Psa 84:11-12   For the LORD God is a sun and shield: the LORD 
   will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from 
   them that walk uprightly. {12} O LORD of hosts, blessed is the 
   man that trusteth in thee. 

   Psa 86:1-15   Bow down thine ear, O LORD, hear me: for I am poor
   and needy.  {2} Preserve my soul; for I am holy: O thou my God, 
   save thy servant that trusteth in thee.  {3} Be merciful unto 
   me, O Lord: for I cry unto thee daily.  {4}  For thou, Lord, art 
   good, and ready to forgive; and plenteous in mercy unto all them 
   that call upon thee. {6} Give ear, O LORD, unto my prayer; and 
   attend to the voice of my supplications. {7} In the day of my 
   trouble I will call upon thee: for thou wilt answer me. {8} 
   Among the gods there is none like unto thee, O Lord; neither 
   are there any works like unto thy works. {11} Teach me thy way, 
   O LORD; I will walk in thy truth: unite my heart to fear thy 
   name. {12} I will praise thee, O Lord my God, with all my heart: 
   and I will glorify thy name for evermore. {15} Thou, O Lord, 
   art a God full of compassion, and gracious, longsuffering, and 
   plenteous in mercy and truth. {16} O turn unto me, and have 
   mercy upon me; give thy strength unto thy servant, and save 
   the son of thine handmaid. {17} Shew me a token for good; that 
   they which hate me may see it, and be ashamed: because thou, 
   LORD, hast holpen me, and comforted me. 

   Psa 91:1-16   He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most 
   High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. {2} I will 
   say of the LORD, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in 
   him will I trust. {3} Surely he shall deliver thee from the 
   snare of the fowler, and from the noisome pestilence. {4} He 
   shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt 
   thou trust: his truth shall be thy shield and buckler. {5} Thou 
   shalt not be afraid for the terror by night; nor for the arrow 
   that flieth by day; {6} Nor for the pestilence that walketh in 
   darkness; nor for the destruction that wasteth at noonday. {7} 
   A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy 
   right hand; but it shall not come nigh thee. {8} Only with 
   thine eyes shalt thou behold and see the reward of the wicked. 
   {9} Because thou hast made the LORD, which is my refuge, even 
   the most High, thy habitation; {10} There shall no evil befall 
   thee, neither shall any plague come nigh thy dwelling. {11} For 
   he shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all 
   thy ways. {12} They shall bear thee up in their hands, lest 
   thou dash thy foot against a stone. {13} Thou shalt tread upon 
   the lion and adder: the young lion and the dragon shalt thou 
   trample under feet. {14} Because he hath set his love upon me, 
   therefore will I deliver him: I will set him on high, because 
   he hath known my name. {15} He shall call upon me, and I will 
   answer him: I will be with him in trouble; I will deliver him, 
   and honour him. {16} With long life will I satisfy him, and 
   shew him my salvation.

   Psa 92:12   The righteous shall flourish like the palm tree: he 
   shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon.

   Psa 96:1-13   O sing unto the LORD a new song: sing unto the 
   LORD, all the earth. {2} Sing unto the LORD, bless his name; 
   shew forth his salvation from day to day. {3} Declare his glory 
   among the heathen, his wonders among all people. {4} For the 
   LORD is great, and greatly to be praised: he is to be feared 
   above all gods. {5} For all the gods of the nations are idols: 
   but the LORD made the heavens. {6} Honour and majesty are 
   before him: strength and beauty are in his sanctuary. {7} Give 
   unto the LORD, O ye kindreds of the people, give unto the LORD 
   glory and strength. {8} Give unto the LORD the glory due unto 
   his name: bring an offering, and come into his courts. {9} O 
   worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness: fear before him, 
   all the earth. {10} Say among the heathen that the LORD 
   reigneth: the world also shall be established that it shall not 
   be moved: he shall judge the people righteously. {11} Let the 
   heavens rejoice, and let the earth be glad; let the sea roar, 
   and the fulness thereof. {12} Let the field be joyful, and all 
   that is therein: then shall all the trees of the wood rejoice
   {13} Before the LORD: for he cometh, for he cometh to judge 
   the earth: he shall judge the world with righteousness, and 
   the people with his truth.

   Psa 100:1-5 Make a joyful noise unto the LORD, all ye lands.
   {2} Serve the LORD with gladness: come before his presence with 
   singing. {3} Know ye that the LORD he is God: it is he that 
   hath made us, and not we ourselves; we are his people, and 
   the sheep of his pasture. {4} Enter into his gates with 
   thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise: be thankful 
   unto him, and bless his name. {5} For the LORD is good; his 
   mercy is everlasting; and his truth endureth to all generations.
  
   Psa 101  I will sing of mercy and judgment: unto thee, O LORD, 
   will I sing. {2} I will behave myself wisely in a perfect way. 
   O when wilt thou come unto me? I will walk within my house with 
   a perfect heart. {3} I will set no wicked thing before mine 
   eyes: I hate the work of them that turn aside; it shall not 
   cleave to me. {4} A froward heart shall depart from me: I will 
   not know a wicked person. {5} Whoso privily slandereth his 
   neighbour, him will I cut off: him that hath an high look and a 
   proud heart will not I suffer. {6} Mine eyes shall be upon the 
   faithful of the land, that they may dwell with me: he that 
   walketh in a perfect way, he shall serve me. {7} He that 
   worketh deceit shall not dwell within my house: he that telleth 
   lies shall not tarry in my sight. {8} I will early destroy all 
   the wicked of the land; that I may cut off all wicked doers 
   from the city of the LORD.

   Psa 103:1-18  Bless the LORD, O my soul: and all that is within 
   me, bless his holy name. {2} Bless the LORD, O my soul, and 
   forget not all his benefits: {3} Who forgiveth all thine 
   iniquities; who healeth all thy diseases; {4} Who redeemeth thy 
   life from destruction; who crowneth thee with lovingkindness 
   and tender mercies; {5} Who satisfieth thy mouth with good things; 
   so that thy youth is renewed like the eagle's. {6} The LORD 
   executeth righteousness and judgment for all that are oppressed.
   {7} He made known his ways unto Moses, his acts unto the children 
   of Israel. {8} The LORD is merciful and gracious, slow to 
   anger, and plenteous in mercy. {9} He will not always chide: 
   neither will he keep his anger for ever. {10} He hath not dealt 
   with us after our sins; nor rewarded us according to our 
   iniquities. {11} For as the heaven is high above the earth, so 
   great is his mercy toward them that fear him. {12} As far as 
   the east is from the west, so far hath he removed our 
   transgressions from us. {13} Like as a father pitieth his 
   children, so the LORD pitieth them that fear him. {14} For he 
   knoweth our frame; he remembereth that we are dust. {15} As for 
   man, his days are as grass: as a flower of the field, so he 
   flourisheth. {16} For the wind passeth over it, and it is gone; 
   and the place thereof shall know it no more. {17} But the mercy 
   of the LORD is from everlasting to everlasting upon them that 
   fear him, and his righteousness unto children's children; {18} 
   To such as keep his covenant, and to those that remember his 
   commandments to do them.

   Psa 111:10   The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: a 
   good understanding have all they that do his commandments: his 
   praise endureth for ever. 

   Psa 112   Praise ye the LORD. Blessed is the man that feareth 
   the LORD, that delighteth greatly in his commandments. {2} His 
   seed shall be mighty upon earth: the generation of the upright 
   shall be blessed. {3} Wealth and riches shall be in his house: 
   and his righteousness endureth for ever. {4} Unto the upright 
   there ariseth light in the darkness: he is gracious, and full 
   of compassion, and righteous. {5} A good man showeth favour, 
   and lendeth: he will guide his affairs with discretion. {6} 
   Surely he shall not be moved for ever: the righteous shall be 
   in everlasting remembrance. {7} He shall not be afraid of evil 
   tidings: his heart is fixed, trusting in the LORD. {8} His 
   heart is established, he shall not be afraid, until he see his 
   desire upon his enemies. {9} He hath dispersed, he hath given 
   to the poor; his righteousness endureth for ever; his horn 
   shall be exalted with honour. {10} The wicked shall see it, and 
   be grieved; he shall gnash with his teeth, and melt away: the 
   desire of the wicked shall perish. 

   Psa 118:6   The LORD is on my side; I will not fear: what can 
   man do unto me? 

   Psa 118:8-9   It is better to trust in the LORD than to put 
   confidence in man. {9} It is better to trust in the LORD than 
   to put confidence in princes.

   Psa 119:1-16  Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in 
   the law of the LORD. {2} Blessed are they that keep his 
   testimonies, and that seek him with the whole heart. {3} They 
   also do no iniquity: they walk in his ways. {4} Thou hast 
   commanded us to keep thy precepts diligently. {5} O that my 
   ways were directed to keep thy statutes! {6} Then shall I not 
   be ashamed, when I have respect unto all thy commandments. {7} 
   I will praise thee with uprightness of heart, when I shall have 
   learned thy righteous judgments. {8} I will keep thy statutes: 
   O forsake me not utterly. {9}  Wherewithal shall a young man 
   cleanse his way? by taking heed thereto according to thy word. 
   {10} With my whole heart have I sought thee: O let me not 
   wander from thy commandments. {11} Thy word have I hid in mine 
   heart, that I might not sin against thee. {12} Blessed art 
   thou, O LORD: teach me thy statutes. {13} With my lips have I 
   declared all the judgments of thy mouth. {14} I have rejoiced 
   in the way of thy testimonies, as much as in all riches. {15} I 
   will meditate in thy precepts, and have respect unto thy ways. 
   {16} I will delight myself in thy statutes: I will not forget 
   thy word. 

   Psa 119:33-35   Teach me, O LORD, the way of thy statutes; and 
   I shall keep it unto the end. {34} Give me understanding, and I 
   shall keep thy law; yea, I shall observe it with my whole 
   heart. {35} Make me to go in the path of thy commandments; for 
   therein do I delight. 

   Psa 119:97-104  O how love I thy law! it is my meditation all 
   the day. {98} Thou through thy commandments hast made me wiser 
   than mine enemies: for they are ever with me. {99} I have more 
   understanding than all my teachers: for thy testimonies are my 
   meditation. {100} I understand more than the ancients, because 
   I keep thy precepts. {101} I have refrained my feet from every 
   evil way, that I might keep thy word. {102} I have not departed 
   from thy judgments: for thou hast taught me. {103} How sweet 
   are thy words unto my taste! yea, sweeter than honey to my 
   mouth! {104} Through thy precepts I get understanding: 
   therefore I hate every false way. 

   Psa 119:105-106  Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light 
   unto my path. {106} I have sworn, and I will perform it, that I 
   will keep thy righteous judgments.

   Psa 119:113-119   I hate vain thoughts: but thy law do I love. 
   {114} Thou art my hiding place and my shield: I hope in thy 
   word. {115} Depart from me, ye evildoers: for I will keep the 
   commandments of my God. {116} Uphold me according unto thy 
   word, that I may live: and let me not be ashamed of my hope. 
   {117} Hold thou me up, and I shall be safe: and I will have 
   respect unto thy statutes continually. {118} Thou hast trodden 
   down all them that err from thy statutes: for their deceit is 
   falsehood. {119} Thou puttest away all the wicked of the earth 
   like dross: therefore I love thy testimonies. 

   Psa 119:124-125   Deal with thy servant according unto thy 
   mercy, and teach me thy statutes. {125} I am thy servant; give 
   me understanding, that I may know thy testimonies. 

   Psa 119:127   Therefore I love thy commandments above gold; 
   yea, above fine gold. {130} The entrance of thy words giveth 
   light; it giveth understanding unto the simple. {133} Order my 
   steps in thy word: and let not any iniquity have dominion over 
   me. {144} The righteousness of thy testimonies is everlasting: 
   give me understanding, and I shall live. {162} I rejoice at thy 
   word, as one that findeth great spoil. {163} I hate and abhor 
   lying: but thy law do I love. {165} Great peace have they which 
   love thy law: and nothing shall offend them. {169} Let my cry 
   come near before thee, O LORD: give me understanding according 
   to thy word. 

   Psa 119:173-176   Let thine hand help me; for I have chosen thy 
   precepts. {174} I have longed for thy salvation, O LORD; and 
   thy law is my delight. {175} Let my soul live, and it shall 
   praise thee; and let thy judgments help me. {176} I have gone 
   astray like a lost sheep; seek thy servant; for I do not forget 
   thy commandments. 

   Psa 138:6   Though the LORD be high, yet hath he respect unto 
   the lowly: but the proud he knoweth afar off. 

   Psa 139:1-8  O LORD, thou hast searched me, and known me. {2} 
   Thou knowest my downsitting and mine uprising, thou 
   understandest my thought afar off. {3} Thou compassest my path 
   and my lying down, and art acquainted with all my ways. {4} For 
   there is not a word in my tongue, but, lo, O LORD, thou knowest 
   it altogether. {5} Thou hast beset me behind and before, and 
   laid thine hand upon me. {6} Such knowledge is too wonderful 
   for me; it is high, I cannot attain unto it. {7} Whither shall 
   I go from thy spirit? or whither shall I flee from thy 
   presence? {8} If I ascend up into heaven, thou art there: if I 
   make my bed in hell, behold, thou art there. 

   Psa 139:21-24   Do not I hate them, O LORD, that hate thee? and 
   am not I grieved with those that rise up against thee? {22} I 
   hate them with perfect hatred: I count them mine enemies. {23} 
   Search me, O God, and know my heart: try me, and know my 
   thoughts: {24} And see if there be any wicked way in me, and 
   lead me in the way everlasting. 

   Psa 141:3-4   Set a watch, O LORD, before my mouth; keep the 
   door of my lips. {4} Incline not my heart to any evil thing, to 
   practice wicked works with men that work iniquity: and let me 
   not eat of their dainties. 

   Psa 142  I cried unto the LORD with my voice; with my voice 
   unto the LORD did I make my supplication. {2} I poured out my 
   complaint before him; I showed before him my trouble. {3} When 
   my spirit was overwhelmed within me, then thou knewest my path. 
   In the way wherein I walked have they privily laid a snare for 
   me. {4} I looked on my right hand, and beheld, but there was no 
   man that would know me: refuge failed me; no man cared for my 
   soul. {5} I cried unto thee, O LORD: I said, Thou art my refuge 
   and my portion in the land of the living. {6} Attend unto my 
   cry; for I am brought very low: deliver me from my persecutors; 
   for they are stronger than I. {7} Bring my soul out of prison, 
   that I may praise thy name: the righteous shall compass me 
   about; for thou shalt deal bountifully with me. 

   Psa 143:8-10  Cause me to hear Your lovingkindness in the morning, 
   For in You do I trust; Cause me to know the way in which I should walk,
   For I lift up my soul to You. {9} Deliver me, O Lord, from my enemies;
   In You I take shelter. {10} Teach me to do Your will, For You are my 
   God; Your Spirit is good. Lead me in the land of uprightness.


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