Psalm 131

Refrain:    O Israel, trust in the Lord.

1    O Lord, my heart is not proud;  

my eyes are not raised in haughty looks.

2    I do not occupy myself with great matters,  

with things that are too high for me.

3    But I have quieted and stilled my soul,

like a weaned child on its mother’s breast;  

so my soul is quieted within me.

4    O Israel, trust in the Lord,  

from this time forth for evermore.

Refrain:    O Israel, trust in the Lord.

Eternal God,

calm and quieten our souls;

keep us humble and full of wonder

and trusting as we live in your love;

through Jesus Christ our Lord.


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