Let Israel rejoice in their Maker; let the people of Zion be glad in their King. Let them praise his name with dancing and make music to him with timbrel and harp. For the Lord takes delight in his people .
Sing to the Lord a new song, his praise from the ends of the earth. … Sing to the Lord a new song; sing to the Lord, all the earth.
How abundant are the good things that you have stored up for those who fear you, that you bestow in the sight of all, on those who take refuge in you.
Keep me safe, my God, for in you I take refuge. … But let all who take refuge in you be glad; let them ever sing for joy. Spread your protection over them, that those who love your name may rejoice in you.
I will sing of your strength, in the morning I will sing of your love; for you are my fortress, my refuge in times of trouble. You are my strength, I sing praise to you; you, God, are my fortress, my God on whom I can rely. … I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.” … Lord, my
The Lord is my light and my salvation—whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life—of whom shall I be afraid? … The Lord is … my stronghold, my refuge and my savior—from violent people you save me.
Hear, Lord, and be merciful to me; Lord, be my help. … God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. … With us is the Lord our God to help us and to fight our battles.
The Lord himself … will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged.
Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.
Seek his kingdom. … Also, seek the peace and prosperity of the city to which I have carried you into exile. Pray to the Lord for it, because if it prospers, you too will prosper. … A future awaits those who seek peace. … Turn from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it. … Learn to do right; seek justice. Defend the oppressed.