The Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost | September 6th, 2020
The Lord wrecks the plan of the nations. He hinders the intentions of the peoples. 11 The plan of the Lord stands forever. The intentions of his heart stand through all generations. 12 How blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord, the people he chose to be his possession. 13 From heaven the Lord observes. He sees all the children of Adam. 14 From his throne room he looks at all the inhabitants of earth. 15 He alone is the one who shapes all their hearts. He understands all their deeds. 16 No king is saved by the great size of his army. No hero is rescued by his great strength. 17 You cannot rely on a horse to save you. Its great strength will not deliver you. 18 Look, the eye of the Lord is on those who fear him, on those who wait for his mercy. 19 He will deliver their souls from death. He keeps them alive in famine. 20 Our souls wait for the Lord. He is our help and our shield. 21 Yes, in him our heart rejoices, because we trust in his holy name. 22 May your mercy, O Lord, be on us, even as we wait confidently for you.