1 When I lift up my voice,
and I cry for your help,
and I pour out my troubles before you:
I say:
You are my refuge,
and I will praise your name;
you are good to me, O Lord!

2 When I see no - one cares,
and I walk all alone,
and my spirit grows weary within me;
I say:

3 When you come to my side
and you answer my prayers,
and you set my soul free from its prison:
I say:

Psalm 142 Michael Perry (1942 - 1996)
© Mrs B. Perry/Jubilate Hymns Ltd
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