Gladden the soul of thy servant, for to thee, O Lord, do I lift up my soul.
Every good endowment and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.
His speech was smoother than butter, yet war was in his heart; his words were softer than oil, yet they were drawn swords.
He who goes about as a talebearer reveals secrets, but he who is trustworthy in spirit keeps a thing hidden.
The LORD is just in all his ways, and kind in all his doings.
His master said to him, `Well done, good and faithful servant; you have been faithful over a little, I will set you over much; enter into the joy of your master.'
Know therefore that the LORD your God is God, the faithful God who keeps covenant and steadfast love with those who love him and keep his commandments, to a thousand generations,
The steadfast love of the LORD never ceases, his mercies never come to an end;
they are new every morning; great is thy faithfulness.
But thou, O LORD, dost reign for ever; thy throne endures to all generations.
Depart from evil, and do good; so shall you abide for ever.
It is the LORD who goes before you; he will be with you, he will not fail you or forsake you; do not fear or be dismayed."
Hitherto you have asked nothing in my name; ask, and you will receive, that your joy may be full.
for the wind passes over it, and it is gone, and its place knows it no more.
But the steadfast love of the LORD is from everlasting to everlasting upon those who fear him, and his righteousness to children's children,
For he satisfies him who is thirsty, and the hungry he fills with good things.
But the Lord is faithful; he will strengthen you and guard you from evil.
O give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures for ever!
"I am the Alpha and the Omega," says the Lord God, who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty.
No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your strength, but with the temptation will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it.
Though I walk in the midst of trouble, thou dost preserve my life; thou dost stretch out thy hand against the wrath of my enemies, and thy right hand delivers me. [ (Psalms 138:9) The LORD will fulfil his purpose for me; thy steadfast love, O LORD, endures for ever. Do not forsake the work of thy hands. ]
Behold, the eye of the LORD is on those who fear him, on those who hope in his steadfast love,
They roam about for food, and growl if they do not get their fill.
What is desired in a man is loyalty, and a poor man is better than a liar.
My help comes from the LORD, who made heaven and earth.
The integrity of the upright guides them, but the crookedness of the treacherous destroys them.
O LORD, thou art my God; I will exalt thee, I will praise thy name; for thou hast done wonderful things, plans formed of old, faithful and sure.