Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29
Palm Sunday A
1 O give thanksA to the Lord,B for he is good;C
his steadfast loveD endures forever!E
2 Let IsraelF say,
“GHis steadfast love endures forever.”
19 OpenH to me the gatesI of righteousness,J
that I may enterK through them
and give thanks to the Lord.L
20 This is the gate of the Lord;M
the righteousN shall enter through it.
21 I thank you that you have answeredO me
and have becomeP my salvation.Q
22 The stoneR that the buildersS rejectedT
has become the chiefU cornerstone.V
23 This is the Lord’sW doing;
it is marvelousX in our eyes.Y
24 This is the dayZ that the LordAA has made;BB
let us rejoiceCC and be gladDD in it.
25 SaveEE us,FF we beseechGG you, O Lord!HH
O Lord,II we beseech you, give us success!JJ, KK
26 Blessed isLL the one who comesMM in the nameNN of the Lord.OO
We bless you from the housePP of the Lord.QQ
27 The LordRR is God,SS
and he has given us light.TT
BindUU the festal processionVV with branches,WW
up to the hornsXX of the altar.YY
28 You are my God, and I will give thanks to you;
you are my God,ZZ I will extolAAA you.
29 O give thanks to the Lord,BBB for he is good,
for his steadfast love endures forever.
Image credit: “Palm Branches” by Luke Jones, 2014.