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Psalms 34 - NIV

[a][b]Of David. When he pretended to be insane before Abimelek, who drove him away, and he left.


I will extol the Lord at all times;
his praise will always be on my lips.

2 I will glory in the Lord;
let the afflicted hear and rejoice.

3 Glorify the Lord with me;
let us exalt his name together.


I sought the Lord, and he answered me;
he delivered me from all my fears.

5 Those who look to him are radiant;
their faces are never covered with shame.

6 This poor man called, and the Lord heard him;
he saved him out of all his troubles.

7 The angel of the Lord encamps around those who fear him,
and he delivers them.


a. Psalms 34:1 In Hebrew texts 34:1-22 is numbered 34:2-23.
b. Psalms 34:1 This psalm is an acrostic poem, the verses of which begin with the successive letters of the Hebrew alphabet.

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Harold Wanton avatar
God is bigger than you think
Shared by: Harold Wanton on Mar, 2016
Summary: sometimes lifes situations can make it seem like God is not enough to handle it. David see's God bigger than any problem we face.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Psalms 34:3
Denomination: Apostolic
Views: 720
Roger Roark avatar
At all times
Shared by: Roger Roark on Mar, 2016
Summary: I will bless, and praise the Lord at all times
Scripture: Psalms 34:1-10
Denomination: Church Of God
Views: 405
Robert Leroe avatar
New Year's Food
Shared by: Robert Leroe on Jan, 2016
Summary: Just as we eat traditional foods at New Year, we partake of the Bread and Cup in the most significant meal of all.
Scripture: Psalms 34:1-22
Denomination: Congregational
Views: 187
Steve Shepherd avatar
Shared by: Steve Shepherd on Dec, 2015
Summary: Why praise the Lord? Specifically, what has the Lord done for us? 1- The Lord has answered my prayers (4) 2- The Lord saved me from my troubles (6) 3- The Lord blessed me with good (7-10)
based on 45 ratings
Scripture: Psalms 34:1-22
Views: 25,500
Davon Huss avatar
He's Not Safe But He's Good
Shared by: Davon Huss on Nov, 2015
Summary: Three questions today. 1) What is the fear of God? 2) Why should we fear God? 3) How can we encourage the fear of the Lord in our lives and the lives of others? (Material adapted from David Hocking on Blue Letter Bible under The Fear of God)
Ian Humphrey avatar
Shared by: Ian Humphrey on Nov, 2015
Scripture: Psalms 34:1-10
Denomination: Holiness
Views: 119
Ian Humphrey avatar
Shared by: Ian Humphrey on Nov, 2015
Scripture: Psalms 34:1-10
Denomination: Holiness
Views: 295
Maria Saunders avatar
I Will
Shared by: Maria Saunders on Sep, 2015
Summary: Do you only bless the Lord when things are good? Warfare is inevitable as it was for King David. Yet, David say, "I Will bless the Lord at all times."
Scripture: Psalms 34:1-6
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,127
Lynn Malone avatar
A Crazy Psong
Shared by: Lynn Malone on Aug, 2015
Summary: God uses crazy when crazy is all He's got!
Rick Crandall avatar
If We Know Jesus. . .
Shared by: Rick Crandall on Jul, 2015
Summary: If we know Jesus, we should be: 1. Praising the Lord (vs. 1-3). 2. Praying (vs. 4-7). 3. Passing on the good news about Jesus (vs. 8). 4. Pursuing a godly life (vs. 9-18). 5. Persistent in trusting the Lord (vs. 17-22).
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Psalms 34:1-22
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,319
William R. Nabaza avatar
Lightened and no reproach
Shared by: William R. Nabaza on Jun, 2015
Summary: To show that GOD's Presence makes our faces shine, making our lives lightened up and reproach and shame are removed from us.
Scripture: Psalms 34:5
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Views: 526
Ronnie Miller avatar
“Blessed is the man that trusteth in Him.”
Shared by: Ronnie Miller on Oct, 2014
Summary: Folks, we are living in a fearful time. We have barely gotten the 911 Memorial finished in New York City and terrorist are making serious threats, not only to us but, all over the world.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Psalms 34:1-8
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 639
Samuel Chandar avatar
Honey in the Wine
Shared by: Samuel Chandar on Sep, 2014
Summary: It is only when you taste the Lord; you experience the depths of His Goodness
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Radiant face!
Shared by: bala samson on Jul, 2014
Summary: You cannot compare the colossal, massive, immeasurable love of God with anyone! None gave their blood and life for you! None.
Scripture: Psalms 34:5
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 1,308
McClinton Hall avatar
Prescription For Praise-Let's Get Jiggy With It
Shared by: McClinton Hall on Jul, 2014
Summary: Having the attitude of praise no matter what the situation is.
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: Psalms 34:1-3
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 5,806
Christopher Holdsworth avatar
O Magnify the LORD With Me
Shared by: Christopher Holdsworth on Dec, 2013
Summary: We “taste and see” the goodness of the LORD when the words of the LORD have their rightful place in our lives.
Charlie Roberts avatar
Everyday Is Thanksgiving Day
Shared by: Charlie Roberts on Nov, 2013
Summary: Whether we chose or not to participate in the abundant life God has given us and realize His generosity, Doesn't negate the fact that we have the opportunity to....and we should be thankful For the opportunity!
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: Psalms 34:1-9
Views: 2,357
Rick Crandall avatar
Thank God for Teachers!
Shared by: Rick Crandall on Aug, 2013
Summary: Thank God for teachers! 1. They help us be willing to worship (vs. 1-7). 2. They help us be wise in our witness (vs. 8-14). 3. They help us be saved from our sins (vs. 15-22). 4. They help us trust God through our troubles (vs. 17-19).
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Psalms 34:1-22
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 570
Gerald Roberts avatar
Bless the Lord
Shared by: Gerald Roberts on Oct, 2012
Summary: The sermon shares how David considers Why and how he will bless the Lord.
Scripture: Psalms 34:1-12
Denomination: United Methodist
Views: 875
Paul Fritz avatar
Eleven Benefits of Reverencing God So You Can Overcome All Other Fears
Shared by: Paul Fritz on Aug, 2012
Summary: Jesus knew that "The fear of the Lord is a fountain of life – a secure fortress, turning a man from the snares of death." (Prov. 14:26,27)
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: Psalms 34:1-17
Views: 5,517
K. Edward Skidmore avatar
David's Mighty Men
Shared by: K. Edward Skidmore on Jul, 2012
Summary: Sermon #5 in the series of Untold Stories in the Old Testament, Using the Text from 1 Chronicles 11, and Psalm 34. This message deals with the way David Trained up his men in the cave of Adullam and turned them into his mighty men.
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: Psalms 34:1-14
Views: 2,460
Jeremy Poling avatar
Throwing the King a Party
Shared by: Jeremy Poling on Apr, 2012
Summary: When we praise God we get his attention.
Scripture: Psalms 34:1-7
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 2,193
Mark Stepherson avatar
Shared by: Mark Stepherson on Mar, 2012
Summary: Jesus himself thought praise was so important that he began and ended the model prayer with it. “Our Father, which art in heaven, hallowed be thy name... for thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory forever.” Surely our prayers are incomplete wi
Series: Prayer Keys
Scripture: Psalms 34:1
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,729
Bill Butsko avatar
God Pays Attention
Shared by: Bill Butsko on Oct, 2011
Summary: God always pays attention to our prayers and answers them in a way that is best for us.
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: Christian Church
Views: 2,066
T. W Jenkins avatar
Excuse me, It's My Praise Time
Shared by: T. W Jenkins on Aug, 2011
Summary: God not only deserve our praise He expects our praise before, during and after He blesses us.
based on 5 ratings
Scripture: Psalms 34:1
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 2,975
Pastor Brad Henry avatar
"I Hate Camping"
Shared by: Pastor Brad Henry on Jul, 2011
Summary: This lesson talks about how powerful it is for the Lord to encamp around us.
Scripture: Psalms 34:7
Denomination: Evangelical Free
Views: 566
Scott Carroll avatar
Shared by: Scott Carroll on May, 2011
Summary: Showing the evidence of angels in our lives by scripture and experiences.
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: Psalms 34:7
Views: 967
Craig Benner avatar
Midnight Matters
Shared by: Craig Benner on May, 2011
Summary: What is your reaction when it is darker than it has ever been in your life? It reall does matter. God wants you to respond in a way that your ordeal can minister to the lives of others.
based on 8 ratings
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 3,486
Allan Quak avatar
Thanks for God’s Answers to my Problems
Shared by: Allan Quak on Mar, 2011
Summary: As we look at the genres of the Psalms we find the Thanksgiving Psalms. Thanksgiving Psalms always talk about a difficult situation which has been fixed. We might want to think of Thanksgiving Psalms as our response when God helps us out of trouble.
Scripture: Psalms 34:1-22
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,290
Charles Jones avatar
Avoiding Fear and Trusting In God
Shared by: Charles Jones on Feb, 2011
Summary: God has promised to never leave you nor forsake you.
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: Psalms 34:1-5
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 2,324