This is the day the Lord has made
The psalm response is Jesus’ fourth statement from the Cross: “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”
This psalm, attributed to David, is the most famous of the seven Penitential Psalms.
This psalm reflects the sad times of God’s people in exile
Lord, you have the words of everlasting life
I will walk before the Lord, in the land of the living
Your ways, O Lord, are love and truth to those who keep your covenant.
I turn to you, Lord, in time of trouble, and you fill me with the joy of salvation.