- Responsive Reading -
A Song of degrees
1 Out of the depths have I cried
unto thee, O Lord.
2 Lord, hear my voice: let thine
ears be attentive to the voice of my
3 If thou, Lord, shouldest mark
iniquities, O Lord, who shall stand?
4 But there is forgiveness with
thee, that thou mayest be feared.
5 I wait for the Lord, my soul doth
wait, and in his word do I hope.
6 My soul waiteth for the Lord more
than they that watch for the morning:
I say, more than they that watch for
7 Let Israel hope in the Lord: for
with the Lord there is mercy, and with
him is plenteous redemption.
8 And he shall redeem Israel from
all his iniquities.
9 The Lord is good to all: and his
tender mercies are over all his works.
10 All thy works shall praise thee,
O Lord; and thy saints shall bless
11 They shall speak of the glory of
thy kingdom, and talk of thy power;
12 To make known to the sons of men
his mighty acts, and the glorious
majesty of his kingdom.
13 Thy kingdom is an everlasting
kingdom, and thy dominion endureth
throughout all generations.