Psalm 130

Refrain:    My soul waits for the Lord.

1    Out of the depths have I cried to you, O Lord;

Lord, hear my voice;  

let your ears consider well the voice of my supplication.

2    If you, Lord, were to mark what is done amiss,  

O Lord, who could stand?

3    But there is forgiveness with you,  

so that you shall be feared. [R]

4    I wait for the Lord; my soul waits for him;  

in his word is my hope.

5    My soul waits for the Lord,

more than the night watch for the morning,  

more than the night watch for the morning. [R]

6    O Israel, wait for the Lord,  

for with the Lord there is mercy;

7    With him is plenteous redemption  

and he shall redeem Israel from all their sins.

Refrain:    My soul waits for the Lord.

Father, we commend to your faithful love

those who are crying from the depths;

help them to watch and pray

through their time of darkness,

in sure hope of the dawn of your

    forgiveness and redemption;

through Jesus Christ our Lord.


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