Are You Sad or Lonely?
O Lord, I have come to you for protection; don’t
let me be disgraced. Save me, for you do what is right.
Turn your ear to listen to me; rescue me quickly.
Be my rock of protection, a fortress where I will be safe.
You are my rock and my fortress. For the honor of
your name, lead me out of this danger.
Pull me from the trap my enemies set for me, for I
find protection in you alone.
I entrust my spirit into your hand. Rescue me,
Lord, for you are a faithful God.
I hate those who worship worthless idols. I trust
in the Lord.
I will be glad and rejoice in your unfailing love,
for you have seen my troubles, and you care about the anguish of my
You have not handed me over to my enemies but have
set me in a safe place.
Have mercy on me, Lord, for I am in distress. Tears
blur my eyes. My body and soul are withering away.
I am dying from grief; my years are shortened by
sadness. Sin has drained my strength; I am wasting away from within.
I am scorned by all my enemies and despised by my
neighbors— even my friends are afraid to come near me. When they
see me on the street, they run the other way.
I am ignored as if I were dead, as if I were a
I have heard the many rumors about me, and I am
surrounded by terror. My enemies conspire against me, plotting to
take my life.
I am trusting you, O Lord, saying, “You are my God!”
future is in your hands. Rescue me from those who hunt me down
your favor shine on your servant. In your unfailing love, rescue me.
let me be disgraced, O Lord, for I call out to you for help. Let the
wicked be disgraced; let them lie silent in the grave.
their lying lips— those proud and arrogant lips that accuse the
How great is the goodness you have stored up for
those who fear you. You lavish it on those who come to you for
protection, blessing them before the watching world.
You hide them in the shelter of your presence, safe
from those who conspire against them. You shelter them in your
presence, far from accusing tongues.
Praise the Lord, for he has shown me the wonders of
his unfailing love. He kept me safe when my city was under attack.
In panic I cried out, “I am cut off from the
Lord!” But you heard my cry for mercy and answered my call for
Love the Lord, all you godly ones! For the Lord
protects those who are loyal to him, but he harshly punishes the
So be strong and courageous, all you who put your
hope in the Lord!
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