The Lord is my rock, my fortress, and my deliverer

As for me, I am poor and needy; come quickly to me, O God. You are my help and my deliverer; LORD, do not delay. … Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. … When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. … LORD, my strong deliverer. Continue Reading “The Lord is my rock, my fortress, and my deliverer”

The joy of the Lord is your strength

Shout for joy, you heavens; rejoice, you earth; burst into song, you mountains! For the LORD comforts his people and will have compassion on his afflicted ones. … Surely God is my salvation; I will trust and not be afraid. The LORD, the LORD himself, is my strength and my defense; he has become my salvation. … He is my God, and I will praise him and I will exalt him. … The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and he helps me. My heart leaps for joy, and with my song I praise him. Continue Reading “The joy of the Lord is your strength”