The Joy of the LORD is Our Strength – Neh 8:10

The Joy of the LORD is Our Strength – Neh 8:10

Here is a responsive reading using several Psalm verses together with Nehemiah 8:10:

P:         The precepts of the LORD are right, giving joy to the heart.  The commands of the LORD are radiant, giving light to the eyes.  (Ps 19:8)
All:      The Joy of the LORD is our strength.

P:         You have made known to me the path of life; you will fill me with joy in your presence, with eternal pleasures at your right hand.  (Ps 16:11)

Men:   The Joy of the LORD is our strength.

P:         The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and I am helped. My heart leaps for joy and I will give thanks to him in song.  (Ps 28:7)

Women:          The Joy of the LORD is our strength.

P:         May the nations be glad and sing for joy, for you rule the peoples justly and guide the nations of the earth.  (Ps 67:4)

All:      The Joy of the LORD is our strength.

P:         Sing for joy to God our strength; shout aloud to the God of Jacob!  (Ps 81:1)

Men:   The Joy of the LORD is our strength.

P:         Come, let us sing for joy to the LORD; let us shout aloud to the Rock of our salvation.  (Ps 95:1)

Women:          The Joy of the LORD is our strength.

P:         Shout for joy to the LORD, all the earth, burst into jubilant song with music;  (Ps 98:4)

All:      The Joy of the LORD is our strength.

P:         Shout for joy to the LORD, all the earth.  (Ps 100:1)

Men:   The Joy of the LORD is our strength.

P:         Your statutes are my heritage forever; they are the joy of my heart.  (Ps 119:111)

Women:          The Joy of the LORD is our strength.

P:         May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.  (Rom 15:13)

Finally, here’s Chris Tomlin singing “Holy is the Lord” about this same verse:

Click here if the above link doesn’t work: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EAF5CM1pUxg

You can find a free copy of the leadsheet here, but you should report usage to CCLI if you reproduce this:

http://www.helvetia-church.org/pteam/lyrics/Holy%20is%20the%20Lord%20lead%20sheet.pdf

 

Scripture taken from the Holy Bible, New International Version, Copyright© 1973, 1978, 1984 by International Bible Society.  Used by permission of International Bible Society

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