Praying the Psalms: Wed, 05 Dec – Psalm 136 ~ His faithful love endures forever.

Praying the Psalms

+ In the name of the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Amen!

Opening – (Northumbria Community)

One thing I have asked of the Lord, this is what I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life; to behold the beauty of the Lord and to seek Him in His temple.

Praise to You, Lord Jesus Christ, King of endless glory.
__________

Morning Reading: Psalm 136 (NLT)

Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good!
+ His faithful love endures forever.
Give thanks to the God of gods.
+ His faithful love endures forever.
Give thanks to the Lord of lords.
+ His faithful love endures forever.

Give thanks to him who alone does mighty miracles.
+ His faithful love endures forever.
Give thanks to him who made the heavens so skillfully.
+ His faithful love endures forever.
Give thanks to him who placed the earth among the waters.
+is faithful love endures forever.
Give thanks to him who made the heavenly lights—
+ His faithful love endures forever.
the sun to rule the day,
+ His faithful love endures forever.
and the moon and stars to rule the night.
+ His faithful love endures forever.

Give thanks to him who killed the firstborn of Egypt.
+ His faithful love endures forever.
He brought Israel out of Egypt.
+ His faithful love endures forever.
He acted with a strong hand and powerful arm.
+ His faithful love endures forever.
Give thanks to him who parted the Red Sea.
+ His faithful love endures forever.
He led Israel safely through,
+ His faithful love endures forever.
but he hurled Pharaoh and his army into the Red Sea.
+ His faithful love endures forever.
Give thanks to him who led his people through the wilderness.
+ His faithful love endures forever.

Give thanks to him who struck down mighty kings.
+ His faithful love endures forever.
He killed powerful kings—
+ His faithful love endures forever.
Sihon king of the Amorites,
+ His faithful love endures forever.
and Og king of Bashan.
+ His faithful love endures forever.
God gave the land of these kings as an inheritance—
+ His faithful love endures forever.
a special possession to his servant Israel.
+ His faithful love endures forever.

He remembered us in our weakness.
+ His faithful love endures forever.
He saved us from our enemies.
+ His faithful love endures forever.
He gives food to every living thing.
+ His faithful love endures forever.

Give thanks to the God of heaven.
+ His faithful love endures forever.
__________

Morning Prayer

O Lord our God: Your mercy endures forever –

+ for you are good in all you have done, in all your judgements…
+ for you forgive our sins, and remember them no more…
+ for you displace our fears with your loving-kindness…
+ for you are worthy of all glory, honor, and praise…
+ for you welcome home all who repent and return to you…

O Lord our God: Your mercy endures forever, through your Son, Jesus Christ, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God for ever and ever. Amen.
__________

“Psalm 136” (Your Mercy Endures) – Greg LaFollette / Leslie Jordan

__________

Blessing – (Northumbrian Community)

May the peace of the Lord Christ go with you, wherever He may send you. May He guide you through the wilderness, and protect you through the storm. May He bring you home rejoicing at the wonders He has shown you. May He bring you home rejoicing once again into our doors.
__________

+ In the name of the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Amen.



Categories: Life in Christ

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: