Sing Praises to the LORD 33 1You are the LORD's people. Obey him and celebrate! He deserves your praise. 2Praise the LORD with harps! Use harps with ten strings to make music for him. 3Sing a new song. Shout! Play beautiful music. 4The LORD is truthful; he can be trusted. 5He loves justice and fairness, and he is kind to everyone everywhere on earth. 6The LORD made the heavens and everything in them by his word. 7He scooped up the ocean and stored the water. 8Everyone in this world should worship and honor the LORD! 9As soon as he spoke the world was created; at his command, the earth was formed. 10The LORD destroys the plans and spoils the schemes of the nations. 11But what the LORD has planned will stand forever. His thoughts never change. 12The LORD blesses each nation that worships only him. He blesses his chosen ones. 13The LORD looks at the world 14from his throne in heaven, and he watches us all. 15The LORD gave us each a mind, and nothing we do can be hidden from him. 16 Mighty armies alone cannot win wars for a king; great strength by itself cannot keep a soldier safe. 17In war the strength of a horse cannot be trusted to take you to safety. 18But the LORD watches over all who honor him and trust his kindness. 19He protects them from death and starvation. 20We depend on you, LORD, to help and protect us. 21You make our hearts glad because we trust you, the only God. 22Be kind and bless us! We depend on you.
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