(Psalm) ‘Preserve me, God, I take refuge in you.’
(Comment) When I am in trouble I turn to God for help who is my refuge and I say to God, ‘Preserve me.’
(Psalm) ‘O Lord, it is you who are my portion and cup;
it is you yourself who are my prize.’
(Comment) Lord God you alone can satisfy me and I am deluded if I think the pleasures of this world will bring me fulfillment.
(Psalm) ‘I will bless the Lord who gives me counsel.’
(Comment) I thank you, Lord, that on those occasions when I did not know what to do, you helped me arrive at a decision, often with the help and advice of another. I bless you Lord for giving me counsel.
(Psalm) ‘I will bless the Lord who gives me counsel,
who even at night directs my heart.’
(Comment) I thank you Lord that even when I sleep you look after my whole being at every moment.
(Psalm) ‘I keep the Lord ever in my sight.’
(Comment) Lord, I try to love you above all else, with my whole heart, soul, mind and strength.
(Psalm) ‘since he is at my right hand, I shall stand firm.’
(Comment) I do not fear the future and will not fear no matter what happens because you are at my right hand and you will help me to stand firm.