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Psalms 96, 97, 98 - A new song

1) O sing to the Lord a new song; sing to the Lord, all the earth. 2) Sing to the Lord, bless his name; tell of his salvation from day to day. 3) Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous works among all the peoples. 4) For great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised; he is to be revered above all gods. Psalm 96 (NRSV) Christmas Eve 1) The Lord is king! Let the earth rejoice; let the many coastlands be glad! 6) The heavens proclaim his righteousness; and all the peoples behold his glory. 7) All worshipers of images are put to shame, those who make their boast in worthless idols; all gods bow down before him. 8) Zion hears and is glad, and the towns of Judah rejoice, because of your judgments, O God. 9) For you, O Lord, are most high over all the earth; you are exalted far above all gods. 10) The Lord loves those who hate evil; he guards the lives of his fai

Psalm 80 - Restore us, O God

Jump to end of psalm To the leader: on Lilies, a Covenant. Of Asaph. A Psalm. 1) Give ear, O Shepherd of Israel, you who lead Joseph like a flock! You who are enthroned upon the cherubim, shine forth 2) before Ephraim and Benjamin and Manasseh. Stir up your might, and come to save us! 3) Restore us, O God; let your face shine, that we may be saved. 4) O Lord God of hosts, how long will you be angry with your people’s prayers? 5) You have fed them with the bread of tears, and given them tears to drink in full measure. 6) You make us the scorn of our neighbors; our enemies laugh among themselves. 7) Restore us, O God of hosts; let your face shine, that we may be saved. 8) You brought a vine out of Egypt; you drove out the nations and planted it. 9) You cleared the ground for it; it took deep root and filled the land. 10) The mountains were covered with its shade,