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Psalm 148 by Sons Of Korah

Last night’s concert by Sons Of Korah closed with their version of Psalm 148.


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Sons Of Korah In Mount Gambier 2019

Another wonderful night listening to Sons Of Korah in concert in Mount Gambier.

If you have the opportunity to hear them live, take it.


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Psalm 137 by Sons Of Korah

If you haven’t listened to Sons Of Korah singing their interpretations of the Psalms you’re missing out.
They’re especially good live.

Here’s Psalm 137.


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God Be Merciful To Me – Sunday Songs

I featured God Be Merciful To Me years ago.
Here’s a retuned version by Keith and Kristyn Getty of this setting of Psalm 51.

The lyrics:
1.
God, be merciful to me,
On thy grace I rest my plea;
Plenteous in compassion Thou,
Blot out my transgressions now;
Wash me, make me pure within,
Cleanse, O cleanse me from my sin.
Wash me, make me pure within,
Cleanse, O cleanse me from my sin.
2
Broken, humbled to the dust
By thy wrath and judgment just,
Let my contrite heart rejoice
And in gladness hear Thy voice;
From my sins O hide Thy face,
Blot them out in boundless grace.
From my sins O hide Thy face,
Blot them out in boundless grace.
3
Gracious God, my heart renew,
Make my spirit right and true;
Cast me not away from Thee,
Let thy Spirit dwell in me;
Thy salvation’s joy impart,
Steadfast make my willing heart.
Thy salvation’s joy impart,
Steadfast make my willing heart.
4
Sinners then shall learn from me
And return, O God, to Thee;
Saviour, all my guilt remove,
And my tongue shall sing thy love;
Touch my silent lips, O Lord,
And my mouth shall praise accord.
Touch my silent lips, O Lord,
And my mouth shall praise accord.


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My Soul Finds Rest In God Alone by Matt Searles

I have posted couple of other songs based on Psalm 62 here and here.
The words themselves invite frequent revisitation, and minister afresh each time they are meditated upon.
This version is by Matt Searles.

The lyrics:
1.
My soul finds rest in God alone
Salvation comes from him my rock
My one defence against the foe
He holds me firm no more to fall
How long O men will you attack
And break me down, and crush my soul
Their words are sweet but in their hearts
They feed on lies and curse the Lord
2.
Find rest my soul in God alone
The source of all my joy and hope
My one defence against the foe
He holds me firm no more to fall
The Lord most high sustains my life
A place of peace amidst the waves
O put your trust in God our rock
Pour out your hearts and know his grace
3.
How frail is man, just like a breath
Both rich and poor arise and fall
When wealth may come, preserve your hearts
Don’t set your hope on earthly gold
One thing O Lord you said to me
That you are good and you are strong
You will reward to every man
According to the things we’ve done

© Matt Searles 2016


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Where Tears And Arguments Fall (via Dale Ralph Davis)

“…the Psalm implies that especially in prayer you must hold both emotion and reason together. In a true knowledge of God they combine. At the throne of grace, tears fall from your eyes and arguments from your lips.”
Psalm 13 – From Anguish To Assurance
Dale Ralph Davis, Slogging Along In The Paths Of Righteousness, Christian Focus, 2016, pg 20


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Be At Rest – Psalm 116

Many parts of the church will read and hear Psalm 116 this Thursday.

Here’s Matt Searle’s version as sung by Miriam Jones.