Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The LORD is good, a strong hold in the day of trouble; and he knoweth them that trust in him.
1 Chronicles 16:34
Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good and his loyal love endures.
With antiphonal response they sang, praising and glorifying the Lord: "For he is good; his loyal love toward Israel is forever." All the people gave a loud shout as they praised the Lord when the temple of the Lord was established.
The Lord is both kind and fair; that is why he teaches sinners the right way to live.
For the Lord is good. His loyal love endures, and he is faithful through all generations.
They will proclaim the power of your awesome acts! I will declare your great deeds!
Once again there will be sounds of joy and gladness and the glad celebrations of brides and grooms. Once again people will bring their thank offerings to the temple of the Lord and will say, "Give thanks to the Lord who rules over all. For the Lord is good and his unfailing love lasts forever." For I, the Lord, affirm that I will restore the land to what it was in days of old.'
(Tet) The Lord is good to those who trust in him, to the one who seeks him.
Notice therefore the kindness and harshness of God -- harshness toward those who have fallen, but God's kindness toward you, provided you continue in his kindness; otherwise you also will be cut off.
1 John 4:8
The person who does not love does not know God, because God is love.
For the music director; by the Lord's servant David, who sang to the Lord the words of this song when the Lord rescued him from the power of all his enemies, including Saul. He said: "I love you, Lord, my source of strength!
He will surely give me shelter in the day of danger; he will hide me in his home; he will place me on an inaccessible rocky summit.
He alone is my protector and deliverer. He is my refuge; I will not be upended.
Be my protector and refuge, a stronghold where I can be safe! For you are my high ridge and my stronghold.
For the Lord God is our sovereign protector. The Lord bestows favor and honor; he withholds no good thing from those who have integrity.
As for you, the one who lives in the shelter of the sovereign One, and resides in the protective shadow of the mighty king --
By David. The Lord, my protector, deserves praise -- the one who trains my hands for battle, and my fingers for war,
The name of the Lord is like a strong tower; the righteous person runs to it and is set safely on high.
For you are a protector for the poor, a protector for the needy in their distress, a shelter from the rainstorm, a shade from the heat. Though the breath of tyrants is like a winter rainstorm,
At that time this song will be sung in the land of Judah: "We have a strong city! The Lord's deliverance, like walls and a rampart, makes it secure.
Each of them will be like a shelter from the wind and a refuge from a rainstorm; like streams of water in a dry region and like the shade of a large cliff in a parched land.
For the music director; a psalm of David. May the Lord answer you when you are in trouble; may the God of Jacob make you secure!
Pray to me when you are in trouble! I will deliver you, and you will honor me!"
As for me, I will sing about your strength; I will praise your loyal love in the morning. For you are my refuge and my place of shelter when I face trouble.
In my time of trouble I cry out to you, for you will answer me.
When he calls out to me, I will answer him. I will be with him when he is in trouble; I will rescue him and bring him honor.
"This is what Hezekiah says: 'This is a day of distress, insults, and humiliation, as when a baby is ready to leave the birth canal, but the mother lacks the strength to push it through.
Certainly the Lord guards the way of the godly, but the way of the wicked ends in destruction.
Then I will declare to them, 'I never knew you. Go away from me, you lawbreakers!'
My sheep listen to my voice, and I know them, and they follow me.
But now that you have come to know God (or rather to be known by God), how can you turn back again to the weak and worthless basic forces? Do you want to be enslaved to them all over again?
2 Timothy 2:19
However, God's solid foundation remains standing, bearing this seal: "The Lord knows those who are his," and "Everyone who confesses the name of the Lord must turn away from evil."
1 Chronicles 5:20
They received divine help in fighting them, and the Hagrites and all their allies were handed over to them. They cried out to God during the battle; he responded to their prayers because they trusted in him.
2 Chronicles 16:8
Did not the Cushites and Libyans have a huge army with chariots and a very large number of horsemen? But when you relied on the Lord, he handed them over to you!
2 Chronicles 32:8
He has with him mere human strength, but the Lord our God is with us to help us and fight our battles!" The army was encouraged by the words of King Hezekiah of Judah.
O Lord who rules over all, how blessed are those who trust in you!
My blessing is on those people who trust in me, who put their confidence in me.
Nebuchadnezzar exclaimed, "Praised be the God of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, who has sent forth his angel and has rescued his servants who trusted in him, ignoring the edict of the king and giving up their bodies rather than serve or pay homage to any god other than their God!
Then the king was delighted and gave an order to haul Daniel up from the den. So Daniel was hauled up out of the den. He had no injury of any kind, because he had trusted in his God.
He trusts in God -- let God, if he wants to, deliver him now because he said, 'I am God's Son'!"
"Assyria is there with all her assembly around her grave, all of them struck down by the sword.