week 1 (trek 3): put a psalm in my heart

Following are my sentence prayers stirred up by this week’s readings in our third trip through the Psalms this year:

Tuesday

Psalm 1 – Lord, let my study of your Law, and my obedience of your Law, always be one to me. (vs.2)

Psalm 2 – Lord, may I never cease to serve you with fear and trembling; never so full of myself that I do not bow to you. (vs.11)

Psalm 3 – Ever restore my courage and grant me fearless sleep, Lord, fearless sleep. (vs.3,5-6)

Psalm 4 – You alone, Lord, keep me perfectly safe, with joy and peace. (vs.7-8)

Psalm 5 – Make your way plain for me to follow, Lord. (vs.8)

Wednesday

Psalm 6 – When I grow impatient to hear from you and see your help, Lord, may my faith in you not fail. (vs.3b,8b-9)

Psalm 7 – Justice is what you demand, Lord, so may I ever do the right thing by all others. (vs.6b)

Psalm 8 – Never let the wonder of you that can be seen in this world be unseen by me, Lord. (vs.9)

Thursday

Psalm 9 – You rule, Lord, forever! (vs.7)

Psalm 10 – Break the power of wicked and evil people, Lord! (vs.15)

Psalm 11 – You see it all in all of us, Lord; you see it all. (vs.4)

Friday

Psalm 12 – Help me take your promises to the bank that is my heart, Lord. (vs.6)

Psalm 13 – When questions about you cloud my mind, Lord, may my singing to you clear the air. (vs.1-2,6)

Psalm 14 – We’re all in the same boat, Lord, and so may I never forget. (vs.2-3)

Saturday

Psalm 15 – May my practice be as good as my promises, Lord. (vs.4)

Psalm 16 – As my future is always in your hands, Lord, grant me this: that I may perceive and feel your steadfast, loving grip on me in each moment. (vs.5)

Psalm 17 – When you come to me at night and examine me completely, Lord, may I be filled with joy, not shame. (vs.3,15)