Psalm 37:3-6

He Will Not Forsake His Saints

3 z Trust in the Lord, and do good;
a dwell in the land and befriend faithfulness. 1
4 b Delight yourself in the Lord,
and he will c give you the desires of your heart.

5 d Commit your way to the Lord;
z trust in him, and he will act.
6 e He will bring forth your righteousness as the light,
and your justice as f the noonday.

  1. Cross References
    Psalms 62:8
    Trust in him at all times, O people; pour out your heart before him; God is a refuge for us. Selah
    Psalms 115:9 - 11
    O Israel, trust in the Lord! He is their help and their shield.
    Proverbs 3:5
    Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding.
    Isaiah 26:4
    Trust in the Lord forever, for the Lord God is an everlasting rock.
  2. Cross References
    Leviticus 26:5
    Your threshing shall last to the time of the grape harvest, and the grape harvest shall last to the time for sowing. And you shall eat your bread to the full and dwell in your land securely.
    Proverbs 2:21
    For the upright will inhabit the land, and those with integrity will remain in it.
  3. Cross References
    Job 22:26
    For then you will delight yourself in the Almighty and lift up your face to God.
    Isaiah 58:14
    Then you shall take delight in the Lord, and I will make you ride on the heights of the earth; I will feed you with the heritage of Jacob your father, for the mouth of the Lord has spoken.
    Philippians 3:1
    Finally, my brothers, rejoice in the Lord. To write the same things to you is no trouble to me and is safe for you.
    Philippians 4:4
    Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice.
  4. Cross References
    Matthew 6:33
    But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.
  5. Cross References
    Psalms 22:8
    "He trusts in the Lord ; let him deliver him; let him rescue him, for he delights in him!"
    Psalms 55:22
    Cast your burden on the Lord, and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved.
    Proverbs 16:3
    Commit your work to the Lord, and your plans will be established.
    1 Peter 5:7
    Casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.
  6. Cross References
    Psalms 37:3
    Trust in the Lord, and do good; dwell in the land and befriend faithfulness.
  7. Cross References
    Isaiah 58:8
    Then shall your light break forth like the dawn, and your healing shall spring up speedily; your righteousness shall go before you; the glory of the Lord shall be your rear guard.
    Isaiah 58:10
    If you pour yourself out for the hungry and satisfy the desire of the afflicted, then shall your light rise in the darkness and your gloom be as the noonday.
    Micah 7:9
    I will bear the indignation of the Lord because I have sinned against him, until he pleads my cause and executes judgment for me. He will bring me out to the light; I shall look upon his vindication.
  8. Cross References
    Job 11:17
    And your life will be brighter than the noonday; its darkness will be like the morning.
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