Bible Reading Plan

Daily Bible Reading

August 3 - NT, Psalms & Proverbs


Psalms 76-77

Chapter 76

The Victorious Power of the God of Jacob.

For the choir director; on stringed instruments. A Psalm of Asaph, a Song.

1 God is (a)known in Judah;
His name is (b)great in Israel.
2 His [a](c)tabernacle is in (d)Salem;
His (e)dwelling place also is in Zion.
3 There He (f)broke the [b]flaming arrows,
The shield and the sword and the [c]weapons of war. [d]Selah.

4 You are resplendent,
[e]More majestic than the mountains of prey.
5 The (g)stouthearted were plundered,
[f]They sank into sleep;
And none of the [g]warriors could use his hands.
6 At Your (h)rebuke, O God of Jacob,
Both [h](i)rider and horse were cast into a dead sleep.
7 You, even You, are (j)to be feared;
And (k)who may stand in Your presence when once [i]You are angry?

8 You caused judgment to be heard from heaven;
The earth (l)feared and was still
9 When God (m)arose to judgment,
To save all the humble of the earth. Selah.
10 For the [j](n)wrath of man shall praise You;
With a remnant of wrath You will gird Yourself.

11 (o)Make vows to the Lord your God and (p)fulfill them;
Let all who are around Him (q)bring gifts to Him who is to be feared.
12 He will cut off the spirit of princes;
He is [k](r)feared by the kings of the earth.

Chapter 77

Comfort in Trouble from Recalling God's Mighty Deeds.

For the choir director; [a]according to Jeduthun. A Psalm of Asaph.

1 My voice rises to God, and I will (a)cry aloud;
My voice rises to God, and He will hear me.
2 In the (b)day of my trouble I sought the Lord;
(c)In the night my (d)hand was stretched out [b]without weariness;
My soul (e)refused to be comforted.
3 When I remember God, then I am (f)disturbed;
When I (g)sigh, then (h)my spirit grows faint. [c]Selah.
4 You have held my eyelids open;
I am so troubled that I (i)cannot speak.
5 I have considered the (j)days of old,
The years of long ago.
6 I will remember my (k)song in the night;
I (l)will meditate with my heart,
And my spirit [d]ponders:

7 Will the Lord (m)reject forever?
And will He (n)never be favorable again?
8 Has His (o)lovingkindness ceased forever?
Has His [e](p)promise come to an end [f]forever?
9 Has God (q)forgotten to be gracious,
Or has He in anger [g]withdrawn His (r)compassion? Selah.
10 Then I said, "(s)It is my [h]grief,
That the (t)right hand of the Most High has changed."

11 I shall remember the (u)deeds of [i]the Lord ;
Surely I will (v)remember Your wonders of old.
12 I will (w)meditate on all Your work
And muse on Your deeds.
13 Your way, O God, is (x)holy;
(y)What god is great like our God?
14 You are the (z)God who works wonders;
You have (aa)made known Your strength among the peoples.
15 You have by Your [j]power (ab)redeemed Your people,
The sons of Jacob and (ac)Joseph. Selah.

16 The (ad)waters saw You, O God;
The waters saw You, they were in anguish;
The deeps also trembled.
17 The (ae)clouds poured out water;
The skies (af)gave forth a sound;
Your (ag)arrows [k]flashed here and there.
18 The (ah)sound of Your thunder was in the whirlwind;
The (ai)lightnings lit up the world;
The (aj)earth trembled and shook.
19 Your (ak)way was in the sea
And Your paths in the mighty waters,
And Your footprints may not be known.
20 You (al)led Your people like a flock
By the hand of (am)Moses and Aaron.

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