13 who led them through the deep water? Like a horse running through the wilderness they did not stumble. 14 As an animal that goes down into a valley to graze, so the Spirit of the Lord granted them rest. In this way you guided your people, gaining for yourself an honored reputation. 15 Look down from heaven and take notice, from your holy, majestic palace! Where are your zeal and power? Do not hold back your tender compassion! 16 For you are our father, though Abraham does not know us and Israel does not recognize us. You, Lord, are our father; you have been called our Protector from ancient times. 17 Why, Lord, do you make us stray from your ways and make our minds stubborn so that we do not obey you? Return for the sake of your servants, the tribes of your inheritance!
17 when he responds to the prayer of the destitute and does not reject their request. 18 The account of his intervention will be recorded for future generations;people yet to be born will praise the Lord. 19 For he will look down from his sanctuary above; from heaven the Lord will look toward earth, 20 in order to hear the painful cries of the prisoners and to set free those condemned to die, 21 so they may proclaim the name of the Lord in Zion and praise him in Jerusalem
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Thank you for your submission!