Psalm 18: “In my distress I called upon the Lord,…”

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“In my distress I called upon the Lord,…” Painting: Ronald Raab, CSC

Responsorial Psalm Ps 18:2-3a, 3bc-4, 5-6, 7

R. (see 7) In my distress I called upon the Lord, and he heard my voice.
I love you, O LORD, my strength,
O LORD, my rock, my fortress, my deliverer.
R. In my distress I called upon the Lord, and he heard my voice.
My God, my rock of refuge,
my shield, the horn of my salvation, my stronghold!
Praised be the LORD, I exclaim,
and I am safe from my enemies.
R. In my distress I called upon the Lord, and he heard my voice.
The breakers of death surged round about me,
the destroying floods overwhelmed me;
The cords of the nether world enmeshed me,
the snares of death overtook me.
R. In my distress I called upon the Lord, and he heard my voice.
In my distress I called upon the LORD
and cried out to my God;
From his temple he heard my voice,
and my cry to him reached his ears.
R. In my distress I called upon the Lord, and he heard my voice.

3 thoughts on “Psalm 18: “In my distress I called upon the Lord,…”

  1. I love this guy–not a “towel painting”, I’d guess–thanks for sending mine–not as proud of it in the clear light of a new day–it just took three years and three hours to paint–lots of refinement work to learn. A

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