Songs In The Night
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= written specifically for the
2020 "Songs In The Night " Summer challenge
We hope to add additional Scripture
throughout the Summer of 2020
|Lesson 1: The Night Of Depression|
|Why, My Soul (new)||Psalm 42:5 (NIV)||
Why, my soul, are you downcast? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise Him, put your hope in God, my Savior and my God.
|Why Art Thou Cast Down (new)||Psalm 42:5 (KJV)||
Why art thou cast down, O my soul?
and why art thou disquieted in me?hope thou in God: hope thou in God:
|Where Is Your God?||Psalm 42:3-5 (ESV)||My tears have been my food day and night, while they say to me all the day long, “Where is your God?”|
|Cast Your Cares (new)||Psalm 55:22 (NIV)||
Cast your cares on the Lord and He will sustain you; He will never let the righteous, the righteous be shaken.
|Cast Thy Burden (new)||Psalm 55:22 (KJV)||
Cast thy burden upon the Lord, and He shall sustain thee: He shall never suffer the righteous to be moved.
|He Heals The Brokenhearted (new)||Psalm 147:3-5 (NIV)||
He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.
|He Healeth (new)||Psalm 147:3 (KJV)||
He healeth the broken in heart, and bindeth up their wounds.
|The Spirit Of The Sovereign Lord (new)||Isaiah 61:1 (NIV)||
The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is on me, because the Lord has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor.
|The Spirit Of The Lord God (new)||Isaiah 61:1 (NKJV)||
The Spirit of the Lord God is upon Me, Because the Lord has anointed Me
|He Hath Sent Me (new)||Isaiah 61:1 (KJV)||
The Spirit of the Lord God is upon Me,
because the Lord hath anointed me
|He Cares||I Peter 5:7 (NIV)||
Cast all your anxiety on Him because He cares for you. He cares, He cares for you
|Cast All Your Anxiety On Him||I Peter 5:7 (NIV)||Cast all your anxiety on Him (3x) because He cares for you|
|Casting (new)||I Peter 5:7 (KJV)||
Casting, casting all your care upon Him; for He careth for you.
Lesson 2: The Night Of Doubt
|I Believe (new)||Mark 9:24 (KJV)||
And straightway the father of the child
cried out, and said with tears, Lord, I believe; help thou mine unbelief.
|I Do Believe (new)||Mark 9:24 (NIV)||Immediately the boy’s father exclaimed, “I do believe; help me overcome my unbelief!”|
|Have Faith (new)||Mark 11:22 (KJV)||And Jesus answering saith unto them, Have faith in God.|
|Have Faith In God (new)||Mark 11:22 (NIV)||“Have faith in God,” Jesus answered.|
|Why Are Ye Troubled (new)||Luke 24:38 (KJV)||
And He said unto them, "Why are ye troubled? Why are ye troubled?
|Why Are You Troubled (new)||Luke 24:38 (NIV)||He said to them, "Why are you troubled, and why do doubts rise in your minds?"|
|Thomas (new)||John 20:29 (KJV)||
Jesus saith unto him, "Thomas,
|Blessed Are Those (new)||John 20:29 (NIV)||
Then Jesus told him, “Because you have seen Me, you have believed; blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed.”
|The Shield Of Faith (new)||Ephesians 6:16 (KJV)||
Above all, taking the shield of faith, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked.
|Take Up The Shield (new)||Ephesians 6:16 (NIV)||
In addition to all this, take up
the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows, the flaming arrows of the evil one.
Lesson 3: The Night Of Disappointment
|The Lord Is Close (new)||Psalm 34:18 (NIV)||
The Lord is close to the brokenhearted.
|The Lord Is Nigh (new)||Psalm 34:18 (KJV)||
The Lord is nigh unto them (xxx)
|The Lord Establishes (new)||Proverbs 16:9 (NIV)||
In their hearts humans plan their course, but the Lord establishes their steps.
|A Man's Heart (new)||Proverbs 16:9 (KJV)||
A man's heart deviseth his way:
|My Thoughts Are Not Your Thoughts||Isaiah 55:8-9 (NIV)||“For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways,”|
|For My Thoughts (new)||Isaiah 55:8-9 (KJV)||
For My thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways My ways, saith the Lord, saith the Lord. For as the heavens are higher, higher than the earth, so are My ways higher than your ways, and My thoughts than your thoughts.
|All Things Work Together||Romans 8:28 (NKJV)||We know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose,|
|All Things (new)||Romans 8:28 (KJV)||
And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to His purpose.
|In All Things||Romans 8:28 (NIV)||We know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him|
Lesson 4: The Night Of Failure
|Steps (new)||Psalm 37:23-24 (NIV)||
The Lord makes firm the steps of the one, the steps of the one who delights in Him; though he may stumble, he will not fall,for the Lord upholds him with His hand.
|The Lord Upholdeth Him (new)||Psalm 37:23-24 (KJV)||
The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord: and He delighteth in his way. Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down: for the Lord upholdeth him with His hand.
|Seven Times (new)||Proverbs 24:16 (NIV)||for though the righteous fall seven times, they rise again, but the wicked stumble when calamity strikes.|
|A Just Man (new)||Proverbs 24:16 (KJV)||
For a just man falleth seven times,
|Do Not Gloat (new)||Micah 7:8 (NIV)||
Do not gloat over me, my enemy!
|Rejoice Not Against Me (new)||Micah 7:8 (KJV)||
Rejoice not against me, O mine enemy:
|He Is Faithful||I John 1:9 (NIV)||If we confess our sins, He is faithful, He is faithful and just.|
|If We Confess Our Sins||I John 1:9 (KJV, ESV)||If we confess our sins, He is faithful|
Lesson 5: The Night Of Fear
|Around (new)||Psalm 34:7 (NIV)||
The angel of the Lord encamps around
|The Angel Of The Lord (new)||Psalm 34:7 (KJV)||
The angel of the Lord encampeth round about them that fear him, and delivereth them,
|I Put My Trust (new)||Psalm 56:3 (NIV)||
When I am afraid, I put my trust in you. I put my trust in you.
|What Time (new)||Psalm 56:3 (KJV)||
What time I am afraid, I will trust in Thee.
|I Call To You (new)||Psalm 61.2 (NIV)||
From the ends of the earth I call to you, I call to you. I call as my heart grows faint; my heart grows faint. Lead me, o lead me to the rock that is higher than I.
|I Cry Unto Thee (new)||Psalm 61.2 (KJV)||
From the end of the earth
will I cry unto thee,
I cry unto thee
when my heart is overwhelmed,
my heart is overwhelmed: lead me, o lead me
|So Do Not Fear (new)||Isaiah 41:10 (NIV)||
So do not fear, do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed,
do not be dismayed, for I am your God.
|Fear Thou Not (new)||Isaiah 41:10 (KJV)||
Fear thou not; Fear thou not;
for I am with thee:
be not dismayed; be not dismayed;
for I am thy God:
|I Brought You||Isaiah 41:9-10 (BSB)||I brought you from the ends of the earth and called you from its farthest corners|
|The Spirit God Gave Us (new)||2 Timothy 1:7 (NIV)||
For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us
|God Hath Not Given Us (new)||2 Timothy 1:7 (KJV)||
For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.
Lesson 6: The Night Of Friendlessness
|Be Strong And Courageous (new)||Deuteronomy 31:6 (NIV)||
Be strong and courageous. Do not be
afraid or terrified because of them for the Lord your God goes with you;
|Be Strong (new)||Deuteronomy 31:6 (KJV)||
Be strong and of a good courage, fear not, nor be afraid of them: for the Lord thy God, He it is that doth go with thee; He will not fail thee, nor forsake thee.
|Turn To Me (new)||Psalm 25:16 (NIV)||
Turn to me and be gracious to me,
|Turn Thee Unto Me (new)||Psalm 25:16 (KJV)||
Turn Thee unto me, and have mercy,
|Always (new)||Psalm 73:23 (NIV)||
Yet I am always with You; I am always with You; I am always. I am always, I am always with You; You hold me by my right hand.
|Continually (new)||Psalm 73:23 (KJV)||
Nevertheless... I am continually with Thee: I am continually with Thee: I am continually, I am continually, I am continually with Thee: Thou hast holden me by my right hand.
|At My Side (new)||2 Timothy 4:16-17 (NIV)||
At my first defense,
no one came to my support,
but everyone deserted me.
|At My First Answer (new)||2 Timothy 4:16-17 (KJV)||
At my first answer no man stood
with me, but all men forsook me: I pray God that it may not be laid to their
Lesson 7: The Night Of Bereavement
|Blessed Are Those Who Mourn (new)||Matthew 5:4 (NIV)||
Blessed are those who mourn,
|Blessed Are They That Mourn (new)||Matthew 5:4 (KJV)||
Blessed are they that mourn:
|About Those Who Sleep (new)||1 Thessalonians 4:13-14 (NIV)||
Brothers and sisters, we do not
|Sorrow Not (new)||1 Thessalonians 4:13-14 (KJV)||
But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep, that ye sorrow not, that ye sorrow not, even as others which have no hope. For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with Him, will God bring with Him.
|God Of All Comfort (new)||2 Corinthians 1:3-4 (NIV)||
Praise be to the God and Father
|Comfort (new)||2 Corinthians 1:3-4 (KJV)||
Blessed be God, even the Father of
our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies,
|He Will Wipe Every Tear (new)||Revelation 21:4 (NIV)||
He will wipe every tear from their
|God Shall Wipe Away All Tears (new)||Revelation 21:4 (KJV)||
God shall wipe away all tears from
their eyes; and there shall be no more death,
Lesson 8: The Night Of Betrayal
|For Good (new)||Genesis 50:20 (NIV)||
You intended to harm me,
but God intended it
for good to accomplish what
|God Meant It Unto Good (new)||Genesis 50:20 (KJV)||
But as for you, ye thought evil against me;
|The Lord Will Receive Me (new)||Psalm 27:10 (NIV)||Though my father and mother forsake me, the Lord will receive me,|
|The Lord Will Take Me Up (new)||Psalm 27:10 (KJV)||When my father and my mother forsake me, then the Lord will take me up.|
|A False Witness (new)||Proverbs 19:5 (NIV)||
A false witness will not go unpunished,
and whoever pours out lies, whoever pours out lies will not go free.
|He That Speaketh Lies (new)||Proverbs 19:5 (KJV)||
A false witness
shall not be unpunished,
and he that speaketh lies, he that speaketh lies shall not escape.
|Whatever You Ask||Mark 11:24-25 (NIV)||Mark 11:24-25. Therefore I tell you, "Whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it|
|Forgive (new)||Mark 11:24-25 (KJV)||And when ye stand praying, forgive, if ye have ought against any: that your Father also which is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses|
|Consider Him (new)||Hebrews 12:3 (NIV)||
Consider Him who endured such opposition from sinners, so that you will not grow weary, will not grow weary and lose heart.
|Consider Him That Endured (new)||Hebrews 12:3 (KJV)||
Consider Him that endured such contradiction of sinners against Himself, lest ye be wearied, lest ye be wearied and faint in your minds.
Lesson 9: The Night Of Bad Health
|My Portion Forever (new)||Psalm 73:26 (NIV)||
My flesh and my heart may fail,
|My Flesh And My Heart||Psalm 73:26 (NIV)||My flesh and my heart may fail,|
|God Is The Strength (new)||Psalm 73:26 (KJV)||
My flesh and my heart faileth,
|Firstfruits (new)||Romans 8:23 (NIV)||
Not only so, but we ourselves, who have the firstfruits of the Spirit, groan inwardly as we wait eagerly for our adoption, adoption to sonship, the redemption of our bodies.
|Firstfruits Of The Spirit (new)||Romans 8:23 (KJV)||
And not only they, but ourselves also, which have the firstfruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, the adoption, to wit, the redemption of our body.
|My Grace (new)||2 Corinthians 12:9 (NIV)||
But He said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, for My power is made perfect in weakness." Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ's power may rest on me.
|My Grace Is Sufficient (new)||2 Corinthians 12:9 (KJV)||
And He said unto me, "My grace is sufficient for thee:
for My strength is made perfect in weakness." Most gladly therefore will I rather
glory in my infirmities,
|Call The Elders (new)||James 5:14 (NIV)||
Is anyone among you sick?
Let them call the elders of the church
to pray over them and
|Call For The Elders (new)||James 5:14 (KJV)||Is any sick among you? let him call for the elders of the church; and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord|
|By His Wounds (You Have Been Healed) (new)||I Peter 2:24 (NIV)||He himself bore our sins in His body on the cross, so that we might die to sins, so that we might die to sins and live, and live for righteousness|
|By Whose Stripes (new)||I Peter 2:24 (KJV)||
Who His own self bare our sins in His own body on the tree, that we, being dead, dead to sins, should live unto righteousness: by whose stripes ye were healed.
|He Committed No Sin||I Peter 2:22,24 (NIV)||He committed no sin, and no deceit was found in His mouth. He Himself bore our sins in His body on the cross,|
|By His Wounds||I Peter 2:24b-25 (NIV)||“By His wounds you have been healed.” For “you were like sheep going astray,”|
Lesson 10: The Night Of Conflict
|Blessed Are The Peacemakers (new)||Matthew 5:9 (NIV)||Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.|
|Blessed (new)||Matthew 5:9 (KJV)||Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the children of God.|
|If It Is Possible (new)||Romans 12:18 (NIV)||If it is possible, if it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone|
|If It Be Possible (new)||Romans 12:18 (KJV)||If it be possible, if it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.|
|Do Not Be Overcome (new)||Romans 12:21 (NIV)||
Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good
|Be Not Overcome (new)||Romans 12:21 (KJV)||Be not overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good|
|God, Who Comforts (new)||2 Corinthians 7:5-6 (NIV)||
For when we came into Macedonia, we had no rest, but we were harassed at every turn - conflicts on the outside, fears within. But God, who comforts the downcast, comforted us by the coming of Titus
|God, That Comforteth (new)||2 Corinthians 7:5-6 (KJV)||
For, when we were come into Macedonia,
Lesson 11: The Night Of Choices
|You Make Known (new)||Psalm 16:11 (NIV)||
You make known to me the path of life;
|Thou Wilt Shew Me (new)||Psalm 16:11 (KJV)||
Thou wilt shew me the path of life: in Thy presence is fulness of joy; at Thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore.
|Pleasures Forevermore||Psalm 16:11 (NKJV)||
You will show me the path of life; in Your presence is fullness of joy; At Your right hand are pleasures forevermore.
|Trust (new)||Proverbs 3:5-6 (NIV)||Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and He will make your paths straight.|
|Trust (new)||Proverbs 3:5-6 (KJV)||Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct thy paths.|
|A Person's Steps||Proverbs 3:5-6 (NIV)||A person's steps are directed by the Lord. How then can anyone understand, understand their own way.|
|Trust In The Lord||Proverbs 3:5-8 (ESV)||Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean your own understanding|
|This Is The Way (new)||Isaiah 30:21 (NIV)||
Whether you turn to the right or to the left,
|Walk Ye In It (new)||Isaiah 30:21 (KJV)||
And thine ears shall hear a word behind thee, saying, This is the way, this is the way, this is the way, walk ye in it, when ye turn to the right hand, and when ye turn to the left.
|You Should Ask God (new)||James 1:5 (NIV)||
If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God, God who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you
|Let Him Ask (new)||James 1:5 (KJV)||
If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.
|If Any Of You||James 1:5-8 (NIV)||If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God|
Lesson 12: The Night Of Change
|I Will Instruct You (new)||Psalm 32:8 (NIV)||
I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you, with my loving eye on you.
|I Will Instruct Thee (new)||Psalm 32:8 (KJV)||
I will instruct thee and teach thee in the way which thou shalt go: I will guide thee with mine eye.
|There Is A Time (new)||Ecclesiastes 3:1 (NIV)||There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens:|
|To Every Thing (new)||Ecclesiastes 3:1 (KJV)||To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven:|
|The Old Days (new)||Ecclesiastes 7:10 (NIV)||Do not say, “Why were the old days better than these?” For it is not wise to ask such questions.|
|The Former Days (new)||Ecclesiastes 7:10 (KJV)||Say not thou, What is the cause that the former days, that the former days were better than these? for thou dost not enquire wisely concerning this.|
|I Am Doing A New Thing ! (new)||Isaiah 43:19 (NIV)||See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? Do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland,|
|I Will Do A New Thing (new)||Isaiah 43:19 (KJV)||
Behold, I will do a new thing; now it shall spring forth; shall ye not know it? shall ye not know it? I will even make a way in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert
|I The Lord (new)||Malachi 3:6 (NIV)||I the Lord do not change. So you, the descendants of Jacob, are not destroyed.|
|I Am the Lord (new)||Malachi 3:6 (KJV)||For I am the LORD, I change not; therefore ye sons of Jacob are not consumed.|
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