Contemporary inclusive progressive psalms for today's Christian

Psalm 48, Longing for Justice — Merryl Blair, Australia

Inspired by Psalm 48 Pentecost 7, Year B Our God, we come to you in longing. We have a deep desire for justice: in our international policies, in our local politics, and in our personal relationships. We long for leaders with vision, leaders who place common good above political gain, who look beyond the next […]

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Psalm 23 for worship — Duncan Wilson, UK

Lectionary reading – Lent 4A, Easter 4 ABC, Proper 23 A, Proper 11 B This might be read by a solo reader or responsively. You are like a shepherd to us, providing all we need. You give us rest in green places, you lead us by peaceful streams, you help us recover our strength. You […]

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Psalm 19 Collect — Merryl Blair, Australia

  Lent 3 & 5, Year B     God of wide skies and speechless joy, as we come before you in wonder, may our words join the voiceless songs of praise uttered by the simple beauty of all created things. Allow your wisdom, balance, and connecting love to draw us into the centre of […]

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Psalm 72 Praise, responsive reading — Duncan Wilson, UK

Praise from the heart: psalms  framed and phrased for church worship For Epiphany     Ready-to-download and print: Epiphany Praise Psalm 72 – Duncan Wilson WORD Epiphany Praise Psalm 72 – Duncan Wilson PDF Teach your rulers, O God, how to rule your people with justice and how to govern with gentleness the people who […]

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Psalm 65, Praise from the heart — Duncan Wilson, UK

This might be read responsively or by a single voice. It is good to praise you, God, And to honour all our promises to you because you answer our prayers. With refreshing rain, you care for the ground making it rich and fertile. Streams fill with water and earth brings forth its harvest. How rich […]

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Psalm 145, Praise from the heart — Duncan Wilson, UK

Might be read responsively or by a single voice. Dear God, everything you do is thoughtful and your love is always there whatever happens. You care for all that you have made and you feel for anyone in trouble. You always keep your promises and you never let people down. You help people who are […]

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Psalm 89, Praise from the heart — Duncan Wilson, UK

Happy are the people who worship you, who walk in the light of your presence! All day long, you give us cause for joy. For yours is the righteousness that lifts us up, the confidence that fills our songs, the grace that holds our heads high, the shield that protects us. All day long you […]

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Psalm 146 Praise — Duncan Wilson, UK

A contemporary rendition of Psalm 146,  Common Lectionary reading — Advent 3, Year A Happy are those whose hope is in the goodness of our God, maker of heaven and earth, the seas and all that they contain, who keeps faith with us for ever and brings justice to those who are oppressed. God it […]

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