Psalms NOT in the Lectionary

The following psalms are not in the 3-year Revised Common Lectionary for readings in Sunday worship services.

Book 1:
Psalm 3 - You, O Lord, are a shield
Psalm 6 (NRSV)
Psalm 7 (NRSV)
Psalm 10 (NRSV)
Psalm 11 - What can the righteous do?
Psalm 12 (NRSV)
Psalm 18 (NRSV)
Psalm 21 (NRSV)
Psalm 28 (NRSV)
Psalm 35 (NRSV)
Psalm 38 - Do not rebuke me in your anger
Psalm 39 - I will guard my ways

Book 2:
Psalm 44 (NRSV)
Psalm 53 (NRSV)
Psalm 55 (NRSV)
Psalm 56 (NRSV)
Psalm 57 - Be merciful to me
Psalm 58 (NRSV)
Psalm 59 (NRSV)
Psalm 60 (NRSV)
Psalm 61 (NRSV)
Psalm 64 - God will shoot his arrow at them

Book 3:
Psalm 73 - I was envious of the arrogant
Psalm 74 - Why do you cast us off forever?
Psalm 75 (NRSV)
Psalm 76 (NRSV)
Psalm 83 (NRSV)
Psalm 87 - The Lord loves the gates of Zion
Psalm 88 (NRSV)

Book 4:
Psalm 94 (NRSV)
Psalm 101 - I will sing of loyalty and justice
Psalm 102 (NRSV)

Book 5:
Psalm 108 - My heart is steadfast
Psalm 109 - Do not be silent, O God of my praise
Psalm 110 (NRSV)
Psalm 115 (NRSV)
Psalm 117 (NRSV)
Psalm 120 - Deliver me from lying lips
Psalm 128 (NRSV)
Psalm 129 - They attacked me from my youth
Psalm 134 - Lift up your hands
Psalm 135 (NRSV)
Psalm 137 - If I do not remember you
Psalm 140 (NRSV)
Psalm 141 (NRSV)
Psalm 142 (NRSV)
Psalm 144 (NRSV)

47 of the 150 psalms are omitted from planned liturgical reading in church, on Sundays and festivals, almost 1 out of every 3 psalms.

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