For the music director; a psalm of David. O Lord, the king rejoices in the strength you give; he takes great delight in the deliverance you provide.
The Lord strengthens and protects me; I trust in him with all my heart. I am rescued and my heart is full of joy; I will sing to him in gratitude.
Then we will shout for joy over your victory; we will rejoice in the name of our God! May the Lord grant all your requests!
The Lord will deliver the king; he will answer us when we call to him for help!
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.
God delivers me and exalts me; God is my strong protector and my shelter.
But the king will rejoice in God; everyone who takes oaths in his name will boast, for the mouths of those who speak lies will be shut up.
O God, you have taught me since I was young, and I am still declaring your amazing deeds.
Come! Let's sing for joy to the Lord! Let's shout out praises to our protector who delivers us!
The king is strong; he loves justice. You ensure that legal decisions will be made fairly; you promote justice and equity in Jacob.
The Lord gives me strength and protects me; he has become my deliverer."
For a child has been born to us, a son has been given to us. He shoulders responsibility and is called: Extraordinary Strategist, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.
saying, "Where is the one who is born king of the Jews? For we saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him."
keeping our eyes fixed on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of our faith. For the joy set out for him he endured the cross, disregarding its shame, and has taken his seat at the right hand of the throne of God.