Psalm 66 [S.M]

PSALM 66 S.M [Sing Psalms]

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1  Shout loud with joy to God;
all earth, your chorus raise!
2  Sing loud the honour of his name
and glorious make his praise!

3  Speak thus to God the Lord:
“How great your works of power!
So overwhelming is your might
that foes before you cower.

4  “All earth bows down to you;
they sing aloud your fame.
They never cease to celebrate
the glory of your name.”

5  Come, see what God has done,
his mighty works of old,
His deeds towards the human race—
how awesome to behold!

6  To let his people pass
on foot through waters broad
He turned the sea into dry land.
Let us rejoice in God!

7  With might and power he rules;
on nations sets his eyes.
So let not rebels in their pride
against him turn and rise.

8  O peoples, praise our God;
his praise in song repeat.
9  He has preserved our soul alive,
from slipping kept our feet.

10  You tested us, O God,
as silver is refined.
11  You laid sore burdens on our backs;
in chains we were confined.

12  You let us be oppressed;
we went through flood and fire.
But yet you brought us to a place
which met our hearts’ desire.

13  With whole burnt offerings
your temple courts I’ll tread;
I will fulfil my vows to you—
the promises I made.

14  I’ll keep the vows I made
when trouble came my way;
15  Rams, bulls and goats I’ll sacrifice
and on your altar lay.

16  Come, all who fear our God;
I’ll tell what he has done.
17  I cried out to him with my mouth;
his praise was on my tongue.

18  If I had cherished sin,
the Lord would not have heard;
19  But surely when I prayed to him
God listened to my word.

20  For ever God be praised,
who hears me from above;
He has not turned away my prayer
or kept from me his love.