Psalm 37 :: January 24 - February 13

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Tuesday, January 24

psalm 37:1

1 Fret not yourself because of evildoers;

be not envious of wrongdoers!


Wednesday, January 25

psalm 37:2-3

2 For they will soon fade like the grass

and wither like the green herb.

3 Trust in the Lord, and do good;

dwell in the land and befriend faithfulness.


Thursday, January 26

psalm 27:4-5

4 Delight yourself in the Lord,

and he will give you the desires of your heart.

5 Commit your way to the Lord;

trust in him, and he will act.


Friday, January 27

psalm 37:6-7

6 He will bring forth your righteousness as the light,

and your justice as the noonday.

7 Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for him;

fret not yourself over the one who prospers in his way,

over the man who carries out evil devices!


Saturday, January 28

psalm 37:8-9

8 Refrain from anger, and forsake wrath!

Fret not yourself; it tends only to evil.

9 For the evildoers shall be cut off,

but those who wait for the Lord shall inherit the land.


Sunday, January 29

psalm 37:10-11

10 In just a little while, the wicked will be no more;

though you look carefully at his place, he will not be there.

11 But the meek shall inherit the land

and delight themselves in abundant peace.


Monday, January 30

psalm 37:12-13

12 The wicked plots against the righteous

and gnashes his teeth at him,

13 but the Lord laughs at the wicked,

for he sees that his day is coming.


Tuesday, January 31

psalm 14-15

14 The wicked draw the sword and bend their bows

to bring down the poor and needy,

to slay those whose way is upright;

15 their sword shall enter their own heart,

and their bows shall be broken.


Wednesday, February 1

psalm 37:16-17

16 Better is the little that the righteous has

than the abundance of many wicked.

17 For the arms of the wicked shall be broken,

but the Lord upholds the righteous.


Thursday, February 2

psalm 37:18

18 The Lord knows the days of the blameless,

and their heritage will remain forever;


Friday, February 3

psalm 37:19-20

19 they are not put to shame in evil times;

in the days of famine they have abundance.

20 But the wicked will perish;

the enemies of the Lord are like the glory of the pastures;

they vanish—like smoke they vanish away.


Saturday, February 4

psalm 37:21-22

21 The wicked borrows but does not pay back,

but the righteous is generous and gives;

22 for those blessed by the Lord shall inherit the land,

but those cursed by him shall be cut off.


Sunday, February 5

psalm 27:23-24

23 The steps of a man are established by the Lord,

when he delights in his way;

24 though he fall, he shall not be cast headlong,

for the Lord upholds his hand.


Monday, February 6

psalm 37:25-26

25 I have been young, and now am old,

yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken

or his children begging for bread.

26 He is ever lending generously,

and his children become a blessing.


Tuesday, February 7

psalm 37:27-28

27 Turn away from evil and do good;

so shall you dwell forever.

28 For the Lord loves justice;

he will not forsake his saints.

They are preserved forever,

but the children of the wicked shall be cut off.


Wednesday, February 8

psalm 37:29-30

29 The righteous shall inherit the land

and dwell upon it forever.

30 The mouth of the righteous utters wisdom,

and his tongue speaks justice.


Thursday, February 9

psalm 37:31-32

31 The law of his God is in his heart;

his steps do not slip.

32 The wicked watches for the righteous

and seeks to put him to death.


Friday, February 10

psalm 37:33-34

33 The Lord will not abandon him to his power

or let him be condemned when he is brought to trial.

34 Wait for the Lord and keep his way,

and he will exalt you to inherit the land;

you will look on when the wicked are cut off.


Saturday, February 11

psalm 37:35-36

35 I have seen a wicked, ruthless man,

spreading himself like a green laurel tree.

36 But he passed away, and behold, he was no more;

though I sought him, he could not be found.


Sunday, February 12

psalm 37:37-38

37 Mark the blameless and behold the upright,

for there is a future for the man of peace.

38 But transgressors shall be altogether destroyed;

the future of the wicked shall be cut off.


Monday, February 13

psalm 37:39-40

39 The salvation of the righteous is from the Lord;

he is their stronghold in the time of trouble.

40 The Lord helps them and delivers them;

he delivers them from the wicked and saves them,

because they take refuge in him.


Psalm 36 :: January 17-23


Tuesday, January 17

psalm 36:1

1 Transgression speaks to the wicked

deep in his heart;

there is no fear of God

before his eyes.


Wednesday, January 18

psalm 36:2-3

2 For he flatters himself in his own eyes

that his iniquity cannot be found out and hated.

3 The words of his mouth are trouble and deceit;

he has ceased to act wisely and do good.


Thursday, January 19

psalm 36:4-5

4 He plots trouble while on his bed;

he sets himself in a way that is not good;

he does not reject evil.

5 Your steadfast love, O Lord, extends to the heavens,

your faithfulness to the clouds.


Friday, January 20

psalm 36:6-7

6 Your righteousness is like the mountains of God;

your judgments are like the great deep;

man and beast you save, O Lord.

7 How precious is your steadfast love, O God!

The children of mankind take refuge in the shadow of your wings.


Saturday, January 21

psalm 36:8-9

8 They feast on the abundance of your house,

and you give them drink from the river of your delights.

9 For with you is the fountain of life;

in your light do we see light.


Sunday, January 22

psalm 36:10

10 Oh, continue your steadfast love to those who know you,

and your righteousness to the upright of heart!


Monday, January 23

psalm 36:11-12

11 Let not the foot of arrogance come upon me,

nor the hand of the wicked drive me away.

12 There the evildoers lie fallen;

they are thrust down, unable to rise.


Psalm 35 :: January 1-16


Sunday, January 1

NO NEW SCRIPTURE

Take some time today to reflect upon the Psalms that have ministered most to your heart. We're back at it tomorrow!


Monday, January 2

Psalm 35:1-2

1 Contend, O Lord, with those who contend with me;

fight against those who fight against me!

2 Take hold of shield and buckler

and rise for my help!


Tuesday, January 3

psalm 35:3-4

3 Draw the spear and javelin

against my pursuers!

Say to my soul,

"I am your salvation!"

4 Let them be put to shame and dishonor

who seek after my life!

Let them be turned back and disappointed

who devise evil against me!


Wednesday, January 4

psalm 35:5-6

5 Let them be like chaff before the wind,

with the angel of the Lord driving them away!

6 Let their way be dark and slippery,

with the angel of the Lord pursuing them!


Thursday, January 5

psalm 35:7-8

7 For without cause they hid their net for me;

without cause they dug a pit for my life.

8 Let destruction come upon him when he does not know it!

And let the net that he hid ensnare him;

let him fall into it—to his destruction!


Friday, January 6

psalm 35:9

9 Then my soul will rejoice in the Lord,

exulting in his salvation.


Saturday, January 7 

psalm 35:10-11

10 All my bones shall say,

"O Lord, who is like you,

delivering the poor

from him who is too strong for him,

the poor and needy from him who robs him?"

11 Malicious witnesses rise up;

they ask me of things that I do not know.


Sunday, January 8

psalm 12-13

12 They repay me evil for good;

my soul is bereft.

13 But I, when they were sick—

I wore sackcloth;

I afflicted myself with fasting;

I prayed with head bowed on my chest.


Monday, January 9

psalm 35:14-15

14 I went about as though I grieved for my friend or my brother;

as one who laments his mother,

I bowed down in mourning.

15 But at my stumbling they rejoiced and gathered;

they gathered together against me;

wretches whom I did not know

tore at me without ceasing;


Tuesday, January 10

psalm 35:16-17

16 like profane mockers at a feast,

they gnash at me with their teeth.

17 How long, O Lord, will you look on?

Rescue me from their destruction,

my precious life from the lions!


Wednesday, January 11

psalm 35:18-19

18 I will thank you in the great congregation;

in the mighty throng I will praise you.

19 Let not those rejoice over me

who are wrongfully my foes,

and let not those wink the eye

who hate me without cause.


Thursday, January 12

psalm 35:20

20 For they do not speak peace,

but against those who are quiet in the land

they devise words of deceit.

 


Friday, January 13

psalm 35:21-22

21 They open wide their mouths against me;

they say, "Aha, Aha!

Our eyes have seen it!"

22 You have seen, O Lord; be not silent!

O Lord, be not far from me!


Saturday, January 14

psalm 35:23-24

23 Awake and rouse yourself for my vindication,

for my cause, my God and my Lord!

24 Vindicate me, O Lord, my God,

according to your righteousness,

and let them not rejoice over me!


Sunday, January 15

psalm 35:25-26

25 Let them not say in their hearts,

"Aha, our heart's desire!"

Let them not say, "We have swallowed him up."

26 Let them be put to shame and disappointed altogether

who rejoice at my calamity!

Let them be clothed with shame and dishonor

who magnify themselves against me!


Monday, January 16

psalm 35:27-28

27 Let those who delight in my righteousness

shout for joy and be glad

and say evermore,

"Great is the Lord,

who delights in the welfare of his servant!"

28 Then my tongue shall tell of your righteousness

and of your praise all the day long.


Psalm 34 :: December 20-31


Tuesday, December 20

Psalm 34:1

1 I will bless the Lord at all times;

his praise shall continually be in my mouth.

 


Wednesday, December 21

Psalm 34:2-3

2 My soul makes its boast in the Lord;

let the humble hear and be glad.

3 Oh, magnify the Lord with me,

and let us exalt his name together!


Thursday, December 22

Psalm 34:4

4 I sought the Lord, and he answered me

and delivered me from all my fears.


Friday, December 23

psalm 34:5-6

5 Those who look to him are radiant,

and their faces shall never be ashamed.

6 This poor man cried, and the Lord heard him

and saved him out of all his troubles.


Saturday, December 24

psalm 34:7-8

7 The angel of the Lord encamps

around those who fear him, and delivers them.

8 Oh, taste and see that the Lord is good!

Blessed is the man who takes refuge in him!


Sunday, December 25

psalm 34:9-10

9 Oh, fear the Lord, you his saints,

for those who fear him have no lack!

10 The young lions suffer want and hunger;

but those who seek the Lord lack no good thing.

 


Monday, December 26

PSalm 34:11-12

11 Come, O children, listen to me;

I will teach you the fear of the Lord.

12 What man is there who desires life

and loves many days, that he may see good?


Tuesday, December 27

psalm 34:13-14

13 Keep your tongue from evil

and your lips from speaking deceit.

14 Turn away from evil and do good;

seek peace and pursue it.


Wednesday, December 28

psalm 34:15-16

15 The eyes of the Lord are toward the righteous

and his ears toward their cry.

16 The face of the Lord is against those who do evil,

to cut off the memory of them from the earth.


Thursday, December 29

psalm 34:17-18

17 When the righteous cry for help, the Lord hears

and delivers them out of all their troubles.

18 The Lord is near to the brokenhearted

and saves the crushed in spirit.


Friday, December 30

psalm 34:19-20

19 Many are the afflictions of the righteous,

but the Lord delivers him out of them all.

20 He keeps all his bones;

not one of them is broken.


Saturday, December 31

psalm 34:21-22

21 Affliction will slay the wicked,

and those who hate the righteous will be condemned.

22 The Lord redeems the life of his servants;

none of those who take refuge in him will be condemned.


Psalm 33 :: December 8- 19


Thursday, December 8

psalm 33:1

1 Shout for joy in the Lord, O you righteous!

Praise befits the upright.


Friday, December 9

psalm 33:2-3

2 Give thanks to the Lord with the lyre;

make melody to him with the harp of ten strings!

3 Sing to him a new song;

play skillfully on the strings, with loud shouts.


Saturday, December 10

psalm 33:4-5

4 For the word of the Lord is upright,

and all his work is done in faithfulness.

5 He loves righteousness and justice;

the earth is full of the steadfast love of the Lord


Sunday, December 11

Psalm 33:6

6 By the word of the Lord the heavens were made,

and by the breath of his mouth all their host.


Monday, December 12

psalm 33:7-8

7 He gathers the waters of the sea as a heap;

he puts the deeps in storehouses.

8 Let all the earth fear the Lord;

let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of him!


Tuesday, December 13

psalm 33:9-10

9 For he spoke, and it came to be;

he commanded, and it stood firm.

10 The Lord brings the counsel of the nations to nothing;

he frustrates the plans of the peoples.


Wednesday, December 14

psalm 33:11-12

11 The counsel of the Lord stands forever,

the plans of his heart to all generations.

12 Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord,

the people whom he has chosen as his heritage!


Thursday, December 15

psalm 33:13-14

13 The Lord looks down from heaven;

he sees all the children of man;

14 from where he sits enthroned he looks out

on all the inhabitants of the earth,


Friday, December 16

psalm 33:15-16

15 he who fashions the hearts of them all

and observes all their deeds.

16 The king is not saved by his great army;

a warrior is not delivered by his great strength.


Saturday, December 17

Psalm 33:17-18

17 The war horse is a false hope for salvation,

and by its great might it cannot rescue.

18 Behold, the eye of the Lord is on those who fear him,

on those who hope in his steadfast love,


Sunday, December 18

psalm 33:19-20

 

19 that he may deliver their soul from death

and keep them alive in famine.

20 Our soul waits for the Lord;

he is our help and our shield.


Monday, December 19

psalm 33:21-22

21 For our heart is glad in him,

because we trust in his holy name.

22 Let your steadfast love, O Lord, be upon us,

even as we hope in you.


Psalm 32 :: December 2-7


Friday, December 2

NO NEW SCRIPTURE

Take some time today to reflect upon the Psalms that have ministered most to your heart. We're back at it tomorrow!


Saturday, December 3

Psalm 32:1-2

1 Blessed is the one whose transgression is forgiven,

whose sin is covered.

2 Blessed is the man against whom the Lord counts no iniquity,

and in whose spirit there is no deceit.


Sunday, December 4

Psalm 32:3-4

3 For when I kept silent, my bones wasted away

through my groaning all day long.

4 For day and night your hand was heavy upon me;

my strength was dried up as by the heat of summer.


Monday, December 5

Psalm 32:5-6

5 I acknowledged my sin to you,

and I did not cover my iniquity;

I said, "I will confess my transgressions to the Lord,"

and you forgave the iniquity of my sin. Selah

6 Therefore let everyone who is godly

offer prayer to you at a time when you may be found;

surely in the rush of great waters,

they shall not reach him.


Tuesday, December 6

Psalm 32:7-8

7 You are a hiding place for me;

you preserve me from trouble;

you surround me with shouts of deliverance. Selah

8 I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go;

I will counsel you with my eye upon you.


Wednesday, December 7

Psalm 32:9-11

9 Be not like a horse or a mule, without understanding,

which must be curbed with bit and bridle,

or it will not stay near you.

10 Many are the sorrows of the wicked,

but steadfast love surrounds the one who trusts in the Lord.

11 Be glad in the Lord, and rejoice, O righteous,

and shout for joy, all you upright in heart!


Psalm 31 :: November 19 - December 1


Saturday, November 19

NO NEW SCRIPTURE

Take some time today to reflect upon the Psalms that have ministered most to your heart. We're back at it tomorrow!


Sunday, November 20

PSALM 31:1-2

1 In you, O Lord, do I take refuge;

let me never be put to shame;

in your righteousness deliver me!

2 Incline your ear to me;

rescue me speedily!

Be a rock of refuge for me,

a strong fortress to save me!


Monday, November 21

PSALM 31:3-4

3 For you are my rock and my fortress;

and for your name's sake you lead me and guide me;

4 you take me out of the net they have hidden for me,

for you are my refuge.


Tuesday, November 22

PSALM 31:5-6

5 Into your hand I commit my spirit;

you have redeemed me, O Lord, faithful God.

6 I hate those who pay regard to worthless idols,

but I trust in the Lord.

 


Wednesday, November 23

PSALM 31:7-8

7 I will rejoice and be glad in your steadfast love,

because you have seen my affliction;

you have known the distress of my soul,

8 and you have not delivered me into the hand of the enemy;

you have set my feet in a broad place.


Thursday, November 24

PSALM 31:9-10

9 Be gracious to me, O Lord, for I am in distress;

my eye is wasted from grief;

my soul and my body also.

10 For my life is spent with sorrow,

and my years with sighing;

my strength fails because of my iniquity,

and my bones waste away.


Friday, November 25

PSALM 31:11-12

11 Because of all my adversaries I have become a reproach,

especially to my neighbors,

and an object of dread to my acquaintances;

those who see me in the street flee from me.

12 I have been forgotten like one who is dead;

I have become like a broken vessel.


Saturday, November 26

PSALM 31:13-14

13 For I hear the whispering of many—

terror on every side!—

as they scheme together against me,

as they plot to take my life.

14 But I trust in you, O Lord;

I say, "You are my God."


Sunday, November 27

PSALM 31:15-16

15 My times are in your hand;

rescue me from the hand of my enemies and from my persecutors!

16 Make your face shine on your servant;

save me in your steadfast love!


Monday, November 28

PSALM 31:17-18

17 O Lord, let me not be put to shame,

for I call upon you;

let the wicked be put to shame;

let them go silently to Sheol.

18 Let the lying lips be mute,

which speak insolently against the righteous

in pride and contempt.


Tuesday, November 29

PSALM 31:19-20

19 Oh, how abundant is your goodness,

which you have stored up for those who fear you

and worked for those who take refuge in you,

in the sight of the children of mankind!

20 In the cover of your presence you hide them

from the plots of men;

you store them in your shelter

from the strife of tongues.


Wednesday, November 30

PSALM 31:21-22

21 Blessed be the Lord,

for he has wondrously shown his steadfast love to me

when I was in a besieged city.

22 I had said in my alarm,

"I am cut off from your sight."

But you heard the voice of my pleas for mercy

when I cried to you for help.


Thursday, December 1

PSALM 31:23-24

23 Love the Lord, all you his saints!

The Lord preserves the faithful

but abundantly repays the one who acts in pride.

24 Be strong, and let your heart take courage,

all you who wait for the Lord!