You are my rock and my fort. Lead me and guide me for the honor of your name. Free me from the trap that is set for me. You are my place of safety.
You have been raised up with Christ. So think about things that are in heaven. That is where Christ is. He is sitting at God’s right hand. Think about things that are in heaven. Don’t think about things that are on earth.
A deer longs for streams of water. God, I long for you in the same way. I am thirsty for God. I am thirsty for the living God. When can I go and meet with him?
People of Zion, sing! Israel, shout loudly! People of Jerusalem, be glad! Let your hearts be full of joy.
The purposes of a man’s heart are like deep water. But a man who has understanding brings them out.
I will sing about your love and fairness. LORD, I will sing praise to you.
Your beauty should not come from outward adornment, such as braided hair and the wearing of gold jewelry and fine clothes. Instead, it should be that of your inner self, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is of great worth in God’s sight.