Today's praises: Praise the Lord, my soul. I will praise the Lord all my life;I will sing praise to my God as long as I live

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Psalm 146

Praise the Lord.

Praise the Lord,<span class="crossreference" data-link="(A)” data-cr=”#cen-NIV-16343A” style=”font-size: 0.625em; line-height: 22px; vertical-align: top;”> my soul.

I will praise the Lord all my life;<span class="crossreference" data-link="(B)” data-cr=”#cen-NIV-16344B” style=”font-size: 0.625em; line-height: 22px; vertical-align: top;”>
    I will sing praise<span class="crossreference" data-link="(C)” data-cr=”#cen-NIV-16344C” style=”font-size: 0.625em; line-height: 22px; vertical-align: top;”> to my God as long as I live.<span class="crossreference" data-link="(D)” data-cr=”#cen-NIV-16344D” style=”font-size: 0.625em; line-height: 22px; vertical-align: top;”>
Do not put your trust in princes,<span class="crossreference" data-link="(E)” data-cr=”#cen-NIV-16345E” style=”font-size: 0.625em; line-height: 22px; vertical-align: top;”>
    in human beings,<span class="crossreference" data-link="(F)” data-cr=”#cen-NIV-16345F” style=”font-size: 0.625em; line-height: 22px; vertical-align: top;”> who cannot save.
When their spirit departs, they return to the ground;<span class="crossreference" data-link="(G)” data-cr=”#cen-NIV-16346G” style=”font-size: 0.625em; line-height: 22px; vertical-align: top;”>
    on that very day their plans come to nothing.<span class="crossreference" data-link="(H)” data-cr=”#cen-NIV-16346H” style=”font-size: 0.625em; line-height: 22px; vertical-align: top;”>
Blessed are those<span class="crossreference" data-link="(I)” data-cr=”#cen-NIV-16347I” style=”font-size: 0.625em; line-height: 22px; vertical-align: top;”> whose help<span class="crossreference" data-link="(J)” data-cr=”#cen-NIV-16347J” style=”font-size: 0.625em; line-height: 22px; vertical-align: top;”> is the God of Jacob,
    whose hope is in the Lord their God.

     

He is the Maker of heaven<span class="crossreference" data-link="(K)” data-cr=”#cen-NIV-16348K” style=”font-size: 0.625em; line-height: 22px; vertical-align: top;”> and earth,
    the sea, and everything in them—
    he remains faithful<span class="crossreference" data-link="(L)” data-cr=”#cen-NIV-16348L” style=”font-size: 0.625em; line-height: 22px; vertical-align: top;”> forever.
He upholds<span class="crossreference" data-link="(M)” data-cr=”#cen-NIV-16349M” style=”font-size: 0.625em; line-height: 22px; vertical-align: top;”> the cause of the oppressed<span class="crossreference" data-link="(N)” data-cr=”#cen-NIV-16349N” style=”font-size: 0.625em; line-height: 22px; vertical-align: top;”>
    and gives food to the hungry.<span class="crossreference" data-link="(O)” data-cr=”#cen-NIV-16349O” style=”font-size: 0.625em; line-height: 22px; vertical-align: top;”>
The Lord sets prisoners free,<span class="crossreference" data-link="(P)” data-cr=”#cen-NIV-16349P” style=”font-size: 0.625em; line-height: 22px; vertical-align: top;”>
    the Lord gives sight<span class="crossreference" data-link="(Q)” data-cr=”#cen-NIV-16350Q” style=”font-size: 0.625em; line-height: 22px; vertical-align: top;”> to the blind,<span class="crossreference" data-link="(R)” data-cr=”#cen-NIV-16350R” style=”font-size: 0.625em; line-height: 22px; vertical-align: top;”>
the Lord lifts up those who are bowed down,<span class="crossreference" data-link="(S)” data-cr=”#cen-NIV-16350S” style=”font-size: 0.625em; line-height: 22px; vertical-align: top;”>
    the Lord loves the righteous.<span class="crossreference" data-link="(T)” data-cr=”#cen-NIV-16350T” style=”font-size: 0.625em; line-height: 22px; vertical-align: top;”>
The Lord watches over the foreigner<span class="crossreference" data-link="(U)” data-cr=”#cen-NIV-16351U” style=”font-size: 0.625em; line-height: 22px; vertical-align: top;”>
    and sustains the fatherless<span class="crossreference" data-link="(V)” data-cr=”#cen-NIV-16351V” style=”font-size: 0.625em; line-height: 22px; vertical-align: top;”> and the widow,<span class="crossreference" data-link="(W)” data-cr=”#cen-NIV-16351W” style=”font-size: 0.625em; line-height: 22px; vertical-align: top;”>
    but he frustrates the ways of the wicked.

10 The Lord reigns<span class="crossreference" data-link="(X)” data-cr=”#cen-NIV-16352X” style=”font-size: 0.625em; line-height: 22px; vertical-align: top;”> forever,
    your God, O Zion, for all generations.

Praise the Lord.

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