A Psalm for the Week - A Song of Thanksgiving

This is to prove that do listen to others... occasionally.
A few of my freeloading colleagues (you know who you are) have said that they really like the responsive Psalms I put up under the reading of "A Psalm for Sunday" but that putting them up at 8am on a Sunday morning is too late for them to use them in worship that Sunday, especially when they are based on the lectionary readings, as they often are. 
So, to give people a whole week to stumble on them and use them for worship the following Sunday, I am now, when I remember/have time, going to post the relevant responsive Psalm on a Monday morning for readers to use as they wish.
Today, ironically, the psalm I've taken from the lectionary this week isn't from the book of Psalms itself but based on the prophecy of Isaiah chapter 12... It is however, effectively a Psalm of Thanksgiving:

I will praise you, O Lord:
You were rightly angry with me,
yet you have averted your anger and come to comfort me.
God is my sure and certain salvation;
I will trust in him and not be afraid.
The Lord, the Lord alone is my strength
He is the song forever on my lips;
he has become my salvation.
Joyfully I draw water from the deep wells of salvation
singing:
Give thanks to the Lord, call out his name;
Tell all the nations what he has done,
and proclaim that his name is above all other names.
Sing praises to the Lord, for he has done amazing things;
let this be announced to all the world.
Shout from the rooftops and sing for joy, people of Zion,
for the great and Holy One of Israel is in your midst.

from Isaiah 12

Hallelujah!


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