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Who God is from the Psalms

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Inspiring statements from the psalmists about who the Lord is and what He does for us.
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Psalm 3:3

But you, O Lord, are a shield about me,
my glory, and the lifter of my head.

Psalm 3:5

I lay down and slept;
I woke again, for the Lord sustained me.

Psalm 4:1

4:1 Answer me when I call, O God of my righteousness!
You have given me relief when I was in distress.
Be gracious to me and hear my prayer!

Psalm 4:3

But know that the Lord has set apart the godly for himself;
the Lord hears when I call to him.

Psalm 4:7

You have put more joy in my heart
than they have when their grain and wine abound.

Psalm 5:4

For you are not a God who delights in wickedness;
evil may not dwell with you.

Psalm 5:12

12 For you bless the righteous, O Lord;
you cover him with favor as with a shield.

Psalm 7:10-11

10 My shield is with God,
who saves the upright in heart.
11 God is a righteous judge,
and a God who feels indignation every day.

Psalm 8:6

You have given him dominion over the works of your hands;
you have put all things under his feet,

Psalm 9:7-10

But the Lord sits enthroned forever;
he has established his throne for justice,
and he judges the world with righteousness;
he judges the peoples with uprightness.

The Lord is a stronghold for the oppressed,
a stronghold in times of trouble.
10 And those who know your name put their trust in you,
for you, O Lord, have not forsaken those who seek you.

Psalm 9:13

13 Be gracious to me, O Lord!
See my affliction from those who hate me,
O you who lift me up from the gates of death,

Psalm 10:14-18

14 But you do see, for you note mischief and vexation,
that you may take it into your hands;
to you the helpless commits himself;
you have been the helper of the fatherless.
15 Break the arm of the wicked and evildoer;
call his wickedness to account till you find none.

16 The Lord is king forever and ever;
the nations perish from his land.
17 O Lord, you hear the desire of the afflicted;
you will strengthen their heart; you will incline your ear
18 to do justice to the fatherless and the oppressed,
so that man who is of the earth may strike terror no more.

Psalm 11:7

For the Lord is righteous;
he loves righteous deeds;
the upright shall behold his face.

Psalm 12:6-7

The words of the Lord are pure words,
like silver refined in a furnace on the ground,
purified seven times.

You, O Lord, will keep them;
you will guard us from this generation forever.

Psalm 16:5

The Lord is my chosen portion and my cup;
you hold my lot.

Psalm 16:8

I have set the Lord always before me;
because he is at my right hand, I shall not be shaken.

Psalm 16:11

11 You make known to me the path of life;
in your presence there is fullness of joy;
at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.

Psalm 18:2

The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer,
my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge,
my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.

Psalm 18:28-36

28 For it is you who light my lamp;
the Lord my God lightens my darkness.
29 For by you I can run against a troop,
and by my God I can leap over a wall.
30 This God—his way is perfect;
the word of the Lord proves true;
he is a shield for all those who take refuge in him.

31 For who is God, but the Lord?
And who is a rock, except our God?—
32 the God who equipped me with strength
and made my way blameless.
33 He made my feet like the feet of a deer
and set me secure on the heights.
34 He trains my hands for war,
so that my arms can bend a bow of bronze.
35 You have given me the shield of your salvation,
and your right hand supported me,
and your gentleness made me great.
36 You gave a wide place for my steps under me,
and my feet did not slip.

Psalm 18:47-48

47 the God who gave me vengeance
and subdued peoples under me,
48 who delivered me from my enemies;
yes, you exalted me above those who rose against me;
you rescued me from the man of violence.

Psalm 19:14

14 Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart
be acceptable in your sight,
O Lord, my rock and my redeemer.

Created by David Ortinau on 11/05/2009 | 3056 views