Do good, O Lord, to those who are good
And to those who are upright in their hearts.
My shield is with God,
Who saves the upright in heart.
You are good and do good;
Teach me Your statutes.
How blessed is the man to whom the Lord does not impute iniquity,
And in whose spirit there is no deceit!
O continue Your lovingkindness to those who know You,
And Your righteousness to the upright in heart.
For the choir director. A Psalm of David.
How blessed is he who considers the helpless;
The Lord will deliver him in a day of trouble.
By Your favor do good to Zion;
Build the walls of Jerusalem.
A Psalm of Asaph.
Surely God is good to Israel,
To those who are pure in heart!
For the Lord God is a sun and shield;
The Lord gives grace and glory;
No good thing does He withhold from those who walk uprightly.
For judgment will again be righteous,
And all the upright in heart will follow it.
May my heart be blameless in Your statutes,
So that I will not be ashamed.
And if you give yourself to the hungry
And satisfy the desire of the afflicted,
Then your light will rise in darkness
And your gloom will become like midday.
The Lord is good to those who wait for Him,
To the person who seeks Him.
Jesus saw Nathanael coming to Him, and *said of him, “Behold, an Israelite indeed, in whom there is no deceit!”
For God is not unjust so as to forget your work and the love which you have shown toward His name, in having ministered and in still ministering to the saints.
But whoever has the world’s goods, and sees his brother in need and closes his heart against him, how does the love of God abide in him?
And no lie was found in their mouth; they are blameless.