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Psalm 44 Demanding a Fulfillment of God’s Covenant Promises

Psalm 44 <To the leader. Of the Korahites. A Maskil.> 1 We have heard with our ears, O God, our ancestors have told us, what deeds you performed in their days, in the days of old: 2 you with your … Continue reading

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Psalm 43 Calling for God’s Love among a Loveless People

Psalm 43 1 Vindicate me, O God, and defend my cause against an ungodly people;  from those who are deceitful and unjust deliver me! 2 For you are the God in whom I take refuge; why have you cast me … Continue reading

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Psalm 42 Thirsting for God in an Arid Time

 Psalm 42 <To the leader. A Maskil of the Korahites.> 1 As a deer longs for flowing streams, so my soul longs for you, O God. 2 My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When shall I come … Continue reading

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Psalm 41 The One Who Cares for the Poor

  Psalm 41 <To the leader. A Psalm of David.> 1 Happy are those who consider the poor; the LORD delivers them in the day of trouble. 2 The LORD protects them and keeps them alive; they are called happy … Continue reading

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Psalm 40 Experienced Faithfulness and the Hope of Deliverance

Psalm 40 <To the leader. Of David. A Psalm.> 1 I waited patiently for the LORD; he inclined to me and heard my cry. 2 He drew me up from the desolate pit, out of the miry bog, and set … Continue reading

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Psalm 39 There Are No Words

Psalm 39 <To the leader: to Jeduthun. A Psalm of David.> 1 I said, “I will guard my ways that I may not sin with my tongue; I will keep a muzzle on my mouth as long as the wicked … Continue reading

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Psalm 38 A Cry for Forgiveness and Healing

Psalm 38 <A Psalm of David, for the memorial offering.> 1 O LORD, do not rebuke me in your anger, or discipline me in your wrath. 2 For your arrows have sunk into me, and your hand has come down … Continue reading

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