Psalm 143

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Timothy Tennent

1Lord God do hear my prayer,
Give ear to my cry to You;
May Your faithfulness and care
come to my relief like dew.
2Do not judge Your servant, Lord,
None stands righteous before You;
By Your mercy, we’re restored,
By Your righteousness, renewed.

3My en-e-my has pursued;
He has crushed me to the ground.
Like a dead man I am viewed;
Darkness closes all around.
4So my spirit faints in me!
My heart is dismayed, distressed;
And my soul is so thirsty,
In this land of barrenness!

5I remember days of old,
And recall Your works to view;
What Your hands wrought I behold,
6I spread out my hands to You.
7Answer me with haste, O Lord!
For my spirit faints in me;
May my life be not ignored,
Lest like those in death I’ll be.

8Let the morning bring me news
of Your steadfast love on high;
For my trust is all in You;
Show me to Your way, I cry!
For to You I lift my soul;
9Rescue me from enemies;
Lord God, I Thee extol,
And I hide myself in Thee. 

10Teach me, God, to do Your will;
May Your Spirit lead me so;
11For Your name’s sake, keep me still,
Lord God, from ev’ry foe.
In Your righteousness save me;
12In your love quell every fear;
Silence ev’ry enemy,
For I am Your servant here.

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