Psalm 99

1    The Lord is king: let the peoples tremble;  

he is enthroned above the cherubim: let the earth shake.

2    The Lord is great in Zion  

and high above all peoples.

3    Let them praise your name, which is great and awesome;  

the Lord our God is holy.

4    Mighty king, who loves justice,

you have established equity;  

you have executed justice and righteousness in Jacob.

5    Exalt the Lord our God;  

bow down before his footstool, for he is holy.

6    Moses and Aaron among his priests

and Samuel among those who call upon his name;  

they called upon the Lord and he answered them.

7    He spoke to them out of the pillar of cloud;  

they kept his testimonies and the law that he gave them.

8    You answered them, O Lord our God;  

you were a God who forgave them

and pardoned them for their offences.

9    Exalt the Lord our God

and worship him upon his holy hill,  

for the Lord our God is holy.

Lord God, mighty king,

you love justice and establish equity;

may we love justice more than gain

and mercy more than power;

through Jesus Christ our Lord.


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