Psalm 31 has become ‘the key scripture for all Ukrainians’ according to our colleagues. Watch this profoundly moving video of people across Ukraine reading it in bunkers and shelters (click here to watch the video). (Quote source here.)
Psalm 31 (NKJV) opens with the following verses (1-5):
In You, O Lord, I put my trust;
Let me never be ashamed;
Deliver me in Your righteousness.
Bow down Your ear to me,
Deliver me speedily;
Be my rock of refuge,
A fortress of defense to save me.
For You are my rock and my fortress;
Therefore, for Your name’s sake,
Lead me and guide me.
Pull me out of the net
Which they have secretly laid for me,
For You are my strength.
Into Your hand I commit my spirit;
You have redeemed me,
O Lord God of truth…
(Click here for entire chapter)
The following is a selection of songs on YouTube to share peace and comfort in the midst of the ongoing war in Ukraine, and for the rest of us, too:
YouTube Video: “You Are My Hiding Place” (with lyrics) sung by Selah:
YouTube Video: “Wonderful, Merciful Savior” (with lyrics) sung by Selah:
YouTube Video: “Great Is Thy Faithfulness” sung by Austin Stone Worship:
YouTube Video: “Do It Again” sung by Elevation Worship:
YouTube Video: “Revelation Song” sung by Guy Penrod: