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Psalm 141 (Lord, I Cry Unto Thee)

Psalm 141:1-3
King James Version

Chorus
LORD, I cry unto Thee
LORD, make haste unto me;
Give ear unto my voice, when I cry unto Thee
LORD, I cry unto Thee.

LORD, I cry unto Thee
LORD, make haste unto me;
Give ear unto my voice, when I cry unto Thee
LORD, I cry unto Thee.

Verse 1
Let my prayer be set forth
Before Thee as incense;
And the lifting up of my hands
As the evening sacrifice.
Set a watch, O LORD,
Set a watch before my mouth;
Keep the door of my lips, O LORD!

Chorus
(MEN:) LORD, I cry unto Thee
    (WOMEN:) LORD, I cry unto Thee

(MEN:) LORD make haste unto me;
    (WOMEN:) LORD make haste unto me

(ALL:)
Give ear unto my voice,
When I cry unto Thee
LORD, I cry unto Thee.
LORD, I cry unto Thee
LORD, I cry unto Thee!

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Psalm 130 (From The Depths of Woe)

Words: Martin Luther
Music: Christopher Miner

Verse 1
From the depths of woe I raise to Thee
The voice of lamentation;
Lord, turn a gracious ear to me
And hear my supplication;
If Thou iniquities dost mark,
Our secret sins and misdeeds dark,

Chorus
(Men:) O who shall stand before Thee?
     (Women:) Who shall stand before Thee?
(Men:) O who shall stand before Thee?
    (Women:) Who shall stand before Thee?

Verse 2
To wash away the crimson stain,
Grace, grace alone availeth;
Our works, alas! Are all in vain;
In much the best life faileth;
No man can glory in Thy sight,
All must alike confess Thy might,

Chorus
(Men:) And live alone by mercy
    (women:) Live alone by mercy
(Men:) And live alone by mercy
    (Women:) Live alone by mercy

Verse 3
Therefore my trust is in the Lord,
And not in mine own merit;
On Him my soul shall rest, His word
Upholds my fainting spirit;
His promised mercy is my fort,
My comfort and my sweet support;

Chorus
(Men:) I wait for it with patience
    (Women:) Wait for it with patience
(Men:) I wait for it with patience
    (Women:) Wait for it with patience

Verse 4
What though I wait the live-long night,
Until the dawn appeareth,
My heart still trusteth in His might;
It doubteth not nor feareth;
Do thus, O ye of Israel’s seed,
Ye of the Spirit born indeed;

Chorus
(Men:) And wait ’til God appeareth
    (Women:) Wait ’til God appeareth
(Men:) And wait ’til God appeareth
    (Women) Wait ’til God appeareth

Verse 5
Though great our sins and sore our woes
His grace much more aboundeth;
His helping love no limit knows,
Our upmost need it soundeth.
Our Shepherd good and true is He,
Who will at last His children free

Chorus
(Men:) From all their sin and sorrow
    (Women:) All their sin and sorrow
(Men:) From all their sin and sorrow
    (Women:) All their sin and sorrow

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Psalm 13 (How Long, O Lord?)

Piano Only

With Vocals

Psalm 13
English Standard Version

Verse 1
How long, O Lord?
Will you forget me forever?
How long will you hide your face from me?
How long must I take counsel in my soul
And have sorrow in my heart all the day?
How long, O Lord, how long?

Consider me, and answer me,
Oh Lord my God, how long?
Oh, how long?
But I have trusted in your steadfast love
My heart will rejoice in your salvation.
I will sing to the Lord,
Because He has dealt bountifully with me!

Verse 2
How long, O Lord?
Will you forget me forever?
How long will you hide your face from me?
How long must I take counsel in my soul
And have sorrow in my heart all the day?
How long, O Lord, how long?

Consider me, and answer me,
Oh Lord my God, how long?
Oh, how long?
But I have trusted in your steadfast love
My heart will rejoice in your salvation.
I will sing to the Lord,
because He has dealt bountifully with me!

I will sing to the Lord,
Because He has dealt bountifully with me!

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Lamentations 3 (The Steadfast Love)

Lamentations 3
Music: Edith McNeill

Verse 1
The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases,
His mercies never come to an end.
They are new ev’ry morning, new ev’ry morning,
Great is Thy faithfulness, O Lord,
Great is Thy faithfulness.

Verse 2
The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases,
His mercies never come to an end.
They are new ev’ry morning, new ev’ry morning,
Great is Thy faithfulness, O Lord,
Great is Thy faithfulness

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Isaiah 40:31 (But They That Wait Upon the Lord)

Isaiah 40:31
King James Version

Verse 1
But they that wait upon the LORD
Shall renew their strength;
They shall mount up with wings as eagles;
They shall run, and not be weary;
They shall walk, and not faint.
Teach me LORD, teach me LORD to wait.

Verse 2
But they that wait upon the LORD
Shall renew their strength;
They shall mount up with wings as eagles;
They shall run, and not be weary;
They shall walk, and not faint.
Teach me LORD, teach me LORD to wait

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1 Kings 18:36-39

And it came to pass at the time of the
Offering of the evening sacrifice,
That Elijah the prophet came near, and said,
LORD God of Abraham, Isaac, and of Israel,
Let it be known this day that
Thou art God in Israel,
And that I am Thy servant,
And that I have done all these things at Thy Word.
Hear me, O LORD, hear me…

That this people may know
That Thou art the LORD God,
And that Thou hast turned their heart back again.
Then the fire of the LORD fell,
And consumed the burnt sacrifice,
And the wood, and the stones, and the dust,
And licked up the water that was in the trench.
And when all the people saw it,
They fell on their faces:
And they said, the Lord, He is the God;
The LORD, He is the God.

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1 Peter 5:6 (Humble Yourselves)

1 Peter 5.6 (Humble Yourselves)
1 Peter 5.6 (Humble Yourselves)

Verse 1
Humble yourselves therefore
Under the mighty hand of God
That He may exalt you
In due time.
Casting all your care upon Him;
For He careth for you;
He careth for you.

Verse 2
Humble yourselves therefore
Under the mighty hand of God
That He may exalt you
In due time.
Casting all your care upon Him;
For He careth for you;
He careth for you.