“Psalm 27”

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Psalm 27New American Standard Bible (NASB)

A Psalm of Fearless Trust in God.

A Psalm of David.

27 The Lord is my light and my salvation;
Whom shall I fear?
The Lord is the defense of my life;
Whom shall I dread?
2 When evildoers came upon me to devour my flesh,
My adversaries and my enemies, they stumbled and fell.
3 Though a host encamp against me,
My heart will not fear;
Though war arise against me,
In spite of this I shall be confident.

4 One thing I have asked from the Lord, that I shall seek:
That I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life,
To behold the beauty of the Lord
And to meditate in His temple.
5 For in the day of trouble He will conceal me in His tabernacle;
In the secret place of His tent He will hide me;
He will lift me up on a rock.
6 And now my head will be lifted up above my enemies around me,
And I will offer in His tent sacrifices with shouts of joy;
I will sing, yes, I will sing praises to the Lord.

7 Hear, O Lord, when I cry with my voice,
And be gracious to me and answer me.
When You said, “Seek My face,” my heart said to You,
“Your face, O Lord, I shall seek.”
9 Do not hide Your face from me,
Do not turn Your servant away in anger;
You have been my help;
Do not abandon me nor forsake me,
O God of my salvation!
10 For my father and my mother have forsaken me,
But the Lord will take me up.

11 Teach me Your way, O Lord,
And lead me in a level path
Because of my foes.
12 Do not deliver me over to the desire of my adversaries,
For false witnesses have risen against me,
And such as breathe out violence.
13 I would have despaired unless I had believed that I would see the goodness of the Lord
In the land of the living.
14 Wait for the Lord;
Be strong and let your heart take courage;
Yes, wait for the Lord.



  1. Whom shall I fear?

    by Terri on September 14, 2019 at 7:09am.

  2. 9. "You have been my help;
    Do not abandon me nor forsake me,
    O God of my salvation!"

    by Vicki on September 13, 2019 at 9:08pm.

  3. ‘Teach me your way, O Lord’
    ‘Wait for the Lord’

    Good admonitions!

    by Lisa on September 13, 2019 at 6:23am.

  4. Read

    by Geri on September 13, 2019 at 5:52am.

  5. The Lord is my light and my salvation:)

    by Michelle on April 02, 2017 at 9:53am.

  6. Expressions of his confident trust and his prayer for deliverance from his enemies, as we all should do. He takes care of us more than we will ever know. Each time I attend worship I am amazed at how good I feel and how sure I am of what my life should be. Praise God for He is my reason for being.

    by Bonnie Tittle on April 02, 2017 at 7:13am.

  7. 13 I would have despaired unless I had believed that I would see the goodness of the Lord
    In the land of the living.

    "I would have despaired..." I just don't know what I would do without the peace & comfort of God.

    by Vicki on April 01, 2017 at 7:40am.

  8. :)

    by Geri on April 01, 2017 at 6:27am.

  9. Sometimes it is so hard not to fear for what lies ahead. To wait and trust that with God's help and guidance I can be strong come what may. Wait for the Lord. Renew my strength.

    by Terri on April 01, 2017 at 5:56am.