Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Psalm 130


Psalm 130:1-2, 3-4, 5-7a, 7bc-8

#34A Solemnities A Context (5th Sunday of Lent A)
R. (7) With the Lord there is mercy and fullness of redemption.

#89B Solemnities B Context (10th Sunday in Ordinary Time B)
R. (7bc) With the Lord there is mercy, and fullness of redemption.

#228 Weekday Years I & II Context (Friday of the 1st Week of Lent)

R. (3) If you, O Lord, mark iniquities, who can stand?

Out of the depths I cry to you, O LORD;
LORD, hear my voice!
Let your ears be attentive
to my voice in supplication.
R. If you, O Lord, mark iniquities, who can stand?

If you, O LORD, mark iniquities,
LORD, who can stand?
But with you is forgiveness,
that you may be revered.
R. If you, O Lord, mark iniquities, who can stand?

I trust in the LORD;
my soul trusts in his word.
My soul waits for the LORD
more than sentinels wait for the dawn.
Let Israel wait for the LORD.
R. If you, O Lord, mark iniquities, who can stand?

For with the LORD is kindness
and with him is plenteous redemption;
And he will redeem Israel
from all their iniquities.
R. If you, O Lord, mark iniquities, who can stand?
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Commentary on Ps 130:1-2, 3-4, 5-7a, 7bc-8

Psalm 130 is a song of lament. The psalmist cries out to God to hear the voice of the one who calls, and to forgive the sins they have committed. The third verse, which is also the refrain, sums up the lament, saying that if there is no forgiveness all will fall because all have sinned.

CCC: Ps 130:3 370
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Psalm 130:1b-2, 3-4ab, 7-8

#462 Weekday Year I Context (Tuesday of the 27th Week in Ordinary Time)

R. (3) If you, O Lord, mark iniquities, who can stand?

Out of the depths I cry to you, O LORD
LORD, hear my voice!
Let your ears be attentive
to my voice in supplication.
R. If you, O Lord, mark iniquities, who can stand?

If you, O LORD, mark iniquities,
LORD, who can stand?
But with you is forgiveness,
that you may be revered.
R. If you, O Lord, mark iniquities, who can stand?

Let Israel wait for the LORD,
For with the LORD is kindness
and with him is plenteous redemption;
And he will redeem Israel
from all their iniquities.
R. If you, O Lord, mark iniquities, who can stand?
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Commentary on Ps 130:1b-2, 3-4ab, 7-8

Psalm 130 is an individual lament. It is implicit that all people sin and require God’s mercy as the singer pleads for forgiveness. The psalmist exhorts the faithful to wait for the Lord’s redemption, assuring them it will come.

CCC: Ps 130:3 370
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Psalm 130:1b-2, 3-4, 5-6ab

#470 Weekday Year I Context (Thursday of the 28th Week in Ordinary Time)

R. (7) With the Lord there is mercy, and fullness of redemption.

Out of the depths I cry to you, O LORD;
LORD, hear my voice!
Let your ears be attentive
to my voice in supplication.
R. With the Lord there is mercy, and fullness of redemption.

If you, O LORD, mark iniquities,
Lord, who can stand?
But with you is forgiveness,
that you may be revered.
R. With the Lord there is mercy, and fullness of redemption.

I trust in the LORD;
my soul trusts in his word.
My soul waits for the LORD
more than sentinels wait for the dawn.
R. With the Lord there is mercy, and fullness of redemption.
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Commentary on Ps 130:1b-2, 3-4, 5-6ab

Psalm 130 is an individual lament. The singer acknowledges sins and expresses faith in God’s mercy and forgiveness (“But with you is forgiveness”), and in that mercy his people praise God. The selection concludes with the ultimate expression of trust in God whose salvation is to come.

CCC: Ps 130:3 370
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Psalm 130:1-2, 3-4, 5-6ab, 6c-8

#894 Mass for Various Needs Context (II. For Public Needs, 15. For Reconciliation, Second Option)

R. (7bc) With the Lord there is mercy, and fullness of redemption.

Out of the depths I cry to you, O LORD;
  LORD, hear my voice!
Let your ears be attentive
  to my voice in supplication.
R. With the Lord there is mercy, and fullness of redemption.

If you, O LORD, mark iniquities,
  LORD, who can stand?
But with you is forgiveness,
  that you may be revered.
R. With the Lord there is mercy, and fullness of redemption.

I trust in the LORD;
  my soul trusts in his word.
My soul waits for the LORD
  more than sentinels wait for the dawn.
R. With the Lord there is mercy, and fullness of redemption.

More than sentinels for the dawn,
  let Israel wait for the LORD,
For with the LORD is kindness
  and with him is plenteous redemption;
And he will redeem Israel
  from all their iniquities.
R. With the Lord there is mercy, and fullness of redemption.
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Commentary on Ps 130:1-2, 3-4, 5-6ab, 6c-8

Psalm 130 is a song of lament. The psalmist cries out to God to hear the voice of the one who calls and to forgive the sins they have committed. The singer recognizes that grace from God comes without merit because of the sins committed.  It is only through God's mercy that sins are forgiven and grace is restored.  The author continues to express his great desire that the Word of God might come, look at this passage from the perspective of those redeemed in Christ, it is clear the victory over sin and death has been one by our risen Lord, Jesus Christ.

CCC: Ps 130:3 370
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Psalm 130:1-2, 3-4, 5-6ab, 6c-7, 8

#950 Mass for Various Needs Context (IV. For Various Needs, 27. For the Remission of Sins, Third Option)

#1013 Masses for the Dead Context  (9.)
R. (1) Out of the depths, I cry to you, Lord.
 or:
R. (see 50) I hope in the Lord, I trust in his word.

R. (3) If you, O Lord, laid bare our guilt, who could endure it?

Out of the depths 1 cry to you, O LORD;
  LORD, hear my voice!
Let your ears be attentive
  to my voice in supplication.
R. If you, O Lord, laid bare our guilt, who could endure it?

If you, O LORD, mark iniquities,
  LORD, who can stand?
But with you is forgiveness,
  that you may be revered.
R. If you, O Lord, laid bare our guilt, who could endure it?

I trust in the LORD;
  my soul trusts in his word.
My soul waits for the LORD
  more than sentinels wait for the dawn.
R. If you, O Lord, laid bare our guilt, who could endure it?

More than sentinels for the dawn,
  let Israel wait for the LORD,
For with the LORD is kindness,
  and with him is plenteous redemption.
R. If you, O Lord, laid bare our guilt, who could endure it?

And he will redeem Israel
  from all their iniquities.
R. If you, O Lord, laid bare our guilt, who could endure it?
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Commentary on Ps 130:1-2, 3-4, 5-6ab, 6c-7, 8

Psalm 130 is a song of lament. The psalmist cries out to God to hear the voice of the one who calls and to forgive the sins they have committed. The singer recognizes that grace from God comes without merit because of the sins committed.  It is only through God's mercy that sins are forgiven and grace is restored.  The author continues to express his great desire that the Word of God might come, look at this passage from the perspective of those redeemed in Christ, it is clear the victory over sin and death has been one by our risen Lord, Jesus Christ.

CCC: Ps 130:3 370
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