(Response) The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear?
The Lord is the stronghold of my life;
of whom shall I be afraid?
One thing I asked of the Lord,
that will I seek after:
to live in the house of the Lord
all the days of my life,
to behold the beauty of the Lord,
and to inquire in his temple. (Response.)
Hear, O Lord, when I cry aloud,
be gracious to me and answer me!
"Come," my heart says, "seek his face!"
Your face, Lord, do I seek.
Do not hide your face from me. (Response.)
I believe that I shall see the goodness of the Lord
in the land of the living.
Wait for the Lord;
be strong, and let your heart take courage;
wait for the Lord! (Response.)
(Response) I will walk in the presence of the Lord in the land of the living.
The Lord protects the simple;
when I was brought low, he saved me. (Response.)
I kept my faith, even when I said,
"I am greatly afflicted";
I said in my consternation,
"Everyone is a liar." (Response.)
Precious in the sight of the Lord
is the death of his faithful ones.
O Lord, I am your servant;
You have loosed my bonds. (Response.)