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22:1 My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? 3 Yet you are holy, 6 But I am a worm and not a man, 9 Yet you are he who took me from the womb; 12 Many bulls encompass me; 14 I am poured out like water, 16 For dogs encompass me; 19 But you, O Lord, do not be far off! 22 I will tell of your name to my brothers; 25 From you comes my praise in the great congregation; 27 All the ends of the earth shall remember 29 All the prosperous of the earth eat and worship;
It Is Well With My Soul (Psalm 22:1-5--:-)
All Age Service, 19/02/2017
Part of the series, preached at a Sunday Morning service
Giving Up Moaning »
To the choirmaster: according to The Doe of the Dawn. A Psalm of David.
Why are you so far from saving me, from the words of my groaning?
2 O my God, I cry by day, but you do not answer,
and by night, but I find no rest.
enthroned on the praises of Israel.
4 In you our fathers trusted;
they trusted, and you delivered them.
5 To you they cried and were rescued;
in you they trusted and were not put to shame.
scorned by mankind and despised by the people.
7 All who see me mock me;
they make mouths at me; they wag their heads;
8 “He trusts in the Lord; let him deliver him;
let him rescue him, for he delights in him!”
you made me trust you at my mother's breasts.
10 On you was I cast from my birth,
and from my mother's womb you have been my God.
11 Be not far from me,
for trouble is near,
and there is none to help.
strong bulls of Bashan surround me;
13 they open wide their mouths at me,
like a ravening and roaring lion.
and all my bones are out of joint;
my heart is like wax;
it is melted within my breast;
15 my strength is dried up like a potsherd,
and my tongue sticks to my jaws;
you lay me in the dust of death.
a company of evildoers encircles me;
they have pierced my hands and feet—
17 I can count all my bones—
they stare and gloat over me;
18 they divide my garments among them,
and for my clothing they cast lots.
O you my help, come quickly to my aid!
20 Deliver my soul from the sword,
my precious life from the power of the dog!
21 Save me from the mouth of the lion!
You have rescued me from the horns of the wild oxen!
in the midst of the congregation I will praise you:
23 You who fear the Lord, praise him!
All you offspring of Jacob, glorify him,
and stand in awe of him, all you offspring of Israel!
24 For he has not despised or abhorred
the affliction of the afflicted,
and he has not hidden his face from him,
but has heard, when he cried to him.
my vows I will perform before those who fear him.
26 The afflicted shall eat and be satisfied;
those who seek him shall praise the Lord!
May your hearts live forever!
and turn to the Lord,
and all the families of the nations
shall worship before you.
28 For kingship belongs to the Lord,
and he rules over the nations.
before him shall bow all who go down to the dust,
even the one who could not keep himself alive.
30 Posterity shall serve him;
it shall be told of the Lord to the coming generation;
31 they shall come and proclaim his righteousness to a people yet unborn,
that he has done it. (ESV)
22:1 My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?
3 Yet you are holy,
6 But I am a worm and not a man,
9 Yet you are he who took me from the womb;
12 Many bulls encompass me;
14 I am poured out like water,
16 For dogs encompass me;
19 But you, O Lord, do not be far off!
22 I will tell of your name to my brothers;
25 From you comes my praise in the great congregation;
27 All the ends of the earth shall remember
29 All the prosperous of the earth eat and worship;