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Psalm 27 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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An Exuberant Declaration of Faith

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:1 - A Psalm of David.

The LORD is my light and my salvation;
Whom shall I fear?
The LORD is the strength of my life;
Of whom shall I be afraid?

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:2 - When the wicked came against me
To eat up my flesh,
My enemies and foes,
They stumbled and fell.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:3 - Though an army may encamp against me,
My heart shall not fear;
Though war may rise against me,
In this I will be confident.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:4 - One thing I have desired of the LORD,
That will 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 inquire in His temple.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:5 - For in the time of trouble
He shall hide me in His pavilion;
In the secret place of His tabernacle
He shall hide me;
He shall set me high upon a rock.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:6 - And now my head shall be lifted up above my enemies all around me;
Therefore I will offer sacrifices of joy in His tabernacle;
I will sing, yes, I will sing praises to the LORD.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:7 - Hear, O LORD, when I cry with my voice!
Have mercy also upon me, and answer me.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:8 - When You said, “Seek My face,”
My heart said to You, “Your face, LORD, I will seek.”

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:9 - Do not hide Your face from me;
Do not turn Your servant away in anger;
You have been my help;
Do not leave me nor forsake me,
O God of my salvation.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:10 - When my father and my mother forsake me,
Then the LORD will take care of me.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:11 - Teach me Your way, O LORD,
And lead me in a smooth path, because of my enemies.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:12 - Do not deliver me to the will of my adversaries;
For false witnesses have risen against me,
And such as breathe out violence.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:13 - I would have lost heart, unless I had believed
That I would see the goodness of the LORD
In the land of the living.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:14 - Wait on the LORD;
Be of good courage,
And He shall strengthen your heart;
Wait, I say, on the LORD!
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