Psalm 22 :: September 8-24


Thursday, September 8

psalm 22:1

1 My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?

Why are you so far from saving me, from the words of my groaning?


Friday, September 9

psalm 22:2-3

2 O my God, I cry by day, but you do not answer,

and by night, but I find no rest.

3 Yet you are holy,

enthroned on the praises of Israel.


Saturday, September 10

psalm 22:4-5

4 In you our fathers trusted;

they trusted, and you delivered them.

5 To you they cried and were rescued;

in you they trusted and were not put to shame.


Sunday, September 11

psalm 22:6-7

6 But I am a worm and not a man,

scorned by mankind and despised by the people.

7 All who see me mock me;

they make mouths at me; they wag their heads;


Monday, September 12

psalm 22:8-9

8 "He trusts in the Lord; let him deliver him;

let him rescue him, for he delights in him!"

9 Yet you are he who took me from the womb;

you made me trust you at my mother's breasts.


Tuesday, September 13

psalm 22:10-11

10 On you was I cast from my birth,

and from my mother's womb you have been my God.

11 Be not far from me,

for trouble is near,

and there is none to help.


Wednesday, September 14

psalm 22:12-13

12 Many bulls encompass me;

strong bulls of Bashan surround me;

13 they open wide their mouths at me,

like a ravening and roaring lion.


Thursday, September 15

psalm 22:14-15

14 I am poured out like water,

and all my bones are out of joint;

my heart is like wax;

it is melted within my breast;

15 my strength is dried up like a potsherd,

and my tongue sticks to my jaws;

you lay me in the dust of death.


Friday, September 16

psalm 22:16-17

16 For dogs encompass me;

a company of evildoers encircles me;

they have pierced my hands and feet—

17 I can count all my bones—

they stare and gloat over me;


Saturday, September 17

psalm 22:18

18 they divide my garments among them,

and for my clothing they cast lots.


Sunday, September 18

psalm 22:19-20

18 they divide my garments among them,

and for my clothing they cast lots.


Monday, September 19

psalm 22:21-22

21 Save me from the mouth of the lion!

You have rescued me from the horns of the wild oxen!

22 I will tell of your name to my brothers;

in the midst of the congregation I will praise you:


Tuesday, September 20

psalm 22:23-24

23 You who fear the Lord, praise him!

All you offspring of Jacob, glorify him,

and stand in awe of him, all you offspring of Israel!

24 For he has not despised or abhorred

the affliction of the afflicted,

and he has not hidden his face from him,

but has heard, when he cried to him.


Wednesday, September 21

psalm 22:25-26

25 From you comes my praise in the great congregation;

my vows I will perform before those who fear him.

26 The afflicted shall eat and be satisfied;

those who seek him shall praise the Lord!

May your hearts live forever!


Thursday, September 22

psalm 22:27

27 All the ends of the earth shall remember

and turn to the Lord,

and all the families of the nations

shall worship before you.


Friday, September 23

psalm 22:28-29

28 For kingship belongs to the Lord,

and he rules over the nations.

29 All the prosperous of the earth eat and worship;

before him shall bow all who go down to the dust,

even the one who could not keep himself alive.


Saturday, September 24

psalm 22:30-31

30 Posterity shall serve him;

it shall be told of the Lord to the coming generation;

31 they shall come and proclaim his righteousness to a people yet unborn,

that he has done it.