Are You Sad or Lonely?
to my prayer, O God. Do not ignore my cry for help!
listen and answer me, for I am overwhelmed by my troubles.
enemies shout at me, making loud and wicked threats. They bring
trouble on me and angrily hunt me down.
heart pounds in my chest. The terror of death assaults me.
and trembling overwhelm me, and I can’t stop shaking.
that I had wings like a dove; then I would fly away and rest!
would fly far away to the quiet of the wilderness.
quickly I would escape—far from this wild storm of hatred.
them, Lord, and frustrate their plans, for I see violence and
conflict in the city.
walls are patrolled day and night against invaders, but the real
danger is wickedness within the city.
is falling apart; threats and cheating are rampant in the streets.
is not an enemy who taunts me—I could bear that. It is not my foes
who so arrogantly insult me—I could have hidden from them.
it is you—my equal, my companion and close friend.
good fellowship we once enjoyed as we walked together to the house of
death stalk my enemies; let the grave swallow them alive, for evil
makes its home within them.
I will call on God, and the Lord will rescue me.
noon, and night I cry out in my distress, and the Lord hears
ransoms me and keeps me safe from the battle waged against me, though
many still oppose me.
who has ruled forever, will hear me and humble them. For my
enemies refuse to change their ways; they do not fear God.
for my companion, he betrayed his friends; he broke his promises.
words are as smooth as butter, but in his heart is war. His words are
as soothing as lotion, but underneath are daggers!
your burdens to the Lord, and he will take care of you. He will
not permit the godly to slip and fall.
you, O God, will send the wicked down to the pit of destruction.
Murderers and liars will die young, but I am trusting you to save me.
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