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Psalms of My Life (Psalm 61)

Psalm 61[a]
For the director of music. With stringed instruments. Of David.

1 Hear my cry, O God;Screen Shot 2015-02-22 at 6.15.18 AM
listen to my prayer.

2 From the ends of the earth I call to you,
I call as my heart grows faint;
lead me to the rock that is higher than I.
3 For you have been my refuge,
a strong tower against the foe.

4 I long to dwell in your tent forever
and take refuge in the shelter of your wings.[b]
5 For you, God, have heard my vows;
you have given me the heritage of those who fear your name.

6 Increase the days of the king’s life,
his years for many generations.
7 May he be enthroned in God’s presence forever;
appoint your love and faithfulness to Screen Shot 2015-02-22 at 6.20.35 AMprotect him.

8 Then I will ever sing in praise of your name
and fulfill my vows day after day.

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Posted by on May 9, 2015 in the book of Psalms


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