Out of the Depths

I love the Psalms

Reading:                                        Psalm 130

A song of ascents.

(Verses 1-4)

Out of the depths I cry to you, LORD

LORD, hear my voice.
Let your ears be attentive
to my cry for mercy.

If you, LORD, kept a record of sins,
ORD, who could stand?
But with you there is forgiveness,
so that we can, with reverence, serve you


Psalm 130 is a perfect example of a psalm that brings us into the private inner sanctum of communion with God. Here is a portrait of a fallen man—a man on his knees before his Maker, the eternal One. Hear him now as he agonizes in prayer, “Out of the depths I cry out to you, O LORD; O LORD

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