In January I decided to go on a journey through the Book of Psalms. Over the past decade, I have read portions of this book several times. Each time I have made this journey, God has met me on the dusty trail. On this particular journey I am reading a chapter or two everyday and writing down the verses that speak to me. I am purposefully reading this book as if I have never read it before praying God will provide a fresh revelation along the way.

I invite you to journey with me on this dusty (perhaps even snow covered) trail. Don’t worry about catching up or even staying in step with me. God will be your constant companion.

~April

My journey through Psalms

Psalms 1:3 “Whatever He does prospers.”

Psalms 1:5 “The Lord watches over the ways of the righteous.”

Psalms 2:12 “Blessed are all who take refuge in Him.”

Psalms 3:4 “To the Lord I cry out and He answers me from his holy hill.”

Psalms 4:3 “ Know that the Lord has set apart the Godly for himself.
The Lord will hear when I call to him.”

Psalms 4:7 “You have filled my heart with greater joy.”

Psalms 4:8 “I lie down and sleep in peace for you alone make me dwell in safety.”

Psalms 5:3 “Hear my voice in the morning when I lay my requests before you and wait in expectation.”

Psalms 5:11-12 “Let all who take refuge in you be glad, let them ever sing for joy! Spread protection over them. Let those who love your name rejoice in you. Lord, you bless the righteous and surround them with your favor as with a shield.”

Psalms 6:9 “The Lord has heard my cry for mercy, the Lord accepts my prayer.”

Psalms 7:10 “My shield is the God Most High who saves the upright in heart.”

Psalms 8:1 “O Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth. You have set your glory above the heavens.”

Psalms 8:2 “From the lips of children you have ordained praise.”

Psalms 9:10 “Those who know your name will trust you,
for you Lord never forsake those who seek you.”

Psalms 9:12 “He does not ignore the cries of the afflicted.”

Psalms 10:17 “Lord you hear the cry of the afflicted; you encourage them, and you listen to their cry;
defending the fatherless and oppressed in order that we may not be terrified no more”

Psalms 11:1 “ In the Lord I take refuge.”

Psalms 12: 7 “O, Lord you will keep us safe and keep up from evil people forever.”

Psalms 13:5-6 “I will trust in your unfailing love; my heart rejoices in your salvation.
I will sing to the Lord for he has been good to me!”

Psalms 14:5-7 “For God is present in the company of the righteous, the Lord is their refuge…When the Lord restores the fortunes to his people let us rejoice and be glad.”

Psalms 15: 4-5 “Those who honor and fear the Lord will not be shaken.”

Psalms 16:2 “You are my Lord, apart from you I have no good thing.”

Psalms 16:8 “I have set the Lord always before me, because He is at my right side,
I shall not be shaken!”

Psalms 16:9 “Therefore my heart is glad and my tongue rejoices; my body will rest secure.”

Psalms 16:11 “You have made known to me the path of life;
you will fill me with joy in your presence.”

Psalms 17:6 “I call on you God for you will answer me; hear my prayer, show the wonder of you great love you who save by your right hand, those who take refuge in you”

Psalms 18: 1-3 “I love your Lord my strength. The Lord is my rock my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock in whom I take refuge. He is my shield and the strength of my salvation, my stronghold. I call to the Lord, who is worthy of praise.”

Psalms 18:16-19 “He reached down from on high and took hold of me; he drew me out of deep waters. He rescued me from my powerful enemy, from my foes who were too strong for me. But, the Lord was my support. He brought me out into a spacious place. He rescued me because he is delighted by me.”

Psalms 18:28 “My God turns darkness into light.”

Psalms 18:30 “As for the Lord his way is perfect, the word of the Lord is flawless. He is a shield for all who take refuge in him.”

Psalms 18:50 “He shows unfailing kindness to his anointed.”


Psalms 19:1-3 “The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands.
Day after day the skies pour forth speech night after night they display knowledge.
There is no speech or language where their voice is not heard.”

Psalms !9:12-13 “Forgive my hidden faults. Keep your servant from willful sins- may they not rule over me.”

Psalms 19:14 “May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight O Lord my Rock and my Redeemer.”

Psalms 20:6 “The Lord saves His anointed.”

Psalms 20:7 “Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the Lord our God.”

Psalms 21:7 (my version) “April trusts in the Lord; through the unfailing love of the Most High.”

Psalms 22:5 “They cried to you and were saved; in you they trusted and were not disappointed.”

Psalms 23:3 “He restores my soul.”

Psalms 23:4 “Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me.”

Psalms 23:5 “My cup overflows.”

Psalms 24:5-6 “Those who seek the Lord and seek his face will receive a blessing from the Lord.”

Psalms 25:1 “To you Lord, I place my trust.”

Psalms 25:14 “The Lord confides in those who fear him; he makes his covenant known to them.”

Psalms 26:12 “My feet stand on level ground, in the great assembly I will praise the Lord.”

Psalms 27:8 (Message version) “My heart has heard you say “Come and talk with me”
and my heart responds “Lord, I’m coming!”

Psalms 27:13 “I am still confident in this: I will see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living!”

Psalms 27:14 “Wait for the Lord; Be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord.”

Psalms 28:6 “Praise be to the Lord for he has heard my cry for mercy.”

Psalms 28:9 “Save your people and bless your inheritance; be their shepherds and carry them forever.”

Psalms 29:11 “The Lord gives strength to his people; the Lord blesses his people with peace.”

Psalms 30:2 “O Lord my God I called to you for help and you healed me!”

Psalms 30:5 “Weeping may remain for a night, but joy comes in the morning.”

Psalms 30:11 “You turned my wailing into dancing; you removed my mourning clothes and clothes me with joy!”

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