Psalms 123

A Prayer for Mercy
A song of the stairway
1O God-Enthroned in heaven, I lift my eyes toward you in worship.
2The way I love you
is like the way a servant wants to please his master,
the way a maid waits for the orders of her mistress.
We look to you, our God, with passionate longing
to please you and discover more of your mercy and grace.
3-4For we’ve had more than our fill of this scoffing and scorn—
this mistreatment by the wealthy elite.
Lord, show us your mercy!
Lord, show us your grace!