O Lord, I am oppressed, undertake for me

O Lord, I am oppressed; undertake for me. Psalm 38:14

Unto thee lift I up mine eyes, O thou that dwellest in the heavens. Behold, as the eyes of servants look unto the hand of their masters, and as the eyes of a maiden unto the hand of her mistress; so our eyes wait upon the Lord our God. — Hear my cry, O God; attend unto my prayer. From the end of the earth will I cry unto thee, when my heart is overwhelmed: lead me to the rock that is higher than I. For thou hast been a shelter for me, and a strong tower from the enemy. I will abide in thy tabernacle for ever: I will trust in the covert of thy wings. — Thou hast been a strength to the poor, a strength to the needy in his distress, a refuge from the storms.

Christ … suffered for us, leaving us an example, that ye should follow his steps: who did no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth: who, when he was reviled, reviled not again; when he suffered, he threatened not; but committed himself to him that judgeth righteously.

Psalm 123:1,2. Psalm 61:1-4. Isaiah 25:4. 1 Peter 2:21-23.

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