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Songs In The Night
Scripture Songs

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(new) = written specifically for the
2020 "Songs In The Night " Summer challenge


We hope to add additional Scripture songs
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:
for I shall yet praise Him for the help of His countenance.

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
To preach good tidings to the poor;

He Hath Sent Me (new) Isaiah 61:1 (KJV)

The Spirit of the Lord God is upon Me, because the Lord hath anointed me
to preach good tidings unto the meek;

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?
and why do thoughts arise in your hearts?"

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,
because thou hast seen Me, because thou hast seen Me, thou hast believed: blessed are they that have not seen, and yet have believed.

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.
and saves those who are crushed in spirit

The Lord Is Nigh (new) Psalm 34:18 (KJV)

The Lord is nigh unto them (xxx)
that are of a broken heart; (xxx)
and saveth such as be (xxx)
of a contrite spirit. (x)

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:
 but the Lord directeth his steps.

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,
and riseth up again, and riseth up again: but the wicked shall fall into mischief.

Do Not Gloat (new) Micah 7:8 (NIV)

Do not gloat over me, my enemy!
Do not gloat over me! Though I have fallen, I will rise. Though I sit in darkness, the Lord will be my light.

Rejoice Not Against Me (new) Micah 7:8 (KJV)

Rejoice not against me, O mine enemy:
Rejoice not against me.  when I fall,
I shall arise; when I sit in darkness, the Lord shall be a light unto me.

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
those who fear him, and he  delivers them.

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
to the rock that is higher than I.

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.
I will strengthen you, strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.

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 will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.

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 power, 
love and self-discipline. 2 Timothy 1, verse 7

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; 
He will never leave you nor forsake 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 to me and be gracious to me,
for I am lonely and afflicted. Turn to me, turn to me

Turn Thee Unto Me (new) Psalm 25:16 (KJV)

Turn Thee unto me, and have mercy,
have mercy upon me; Turn Thee unto me, and have mercy, have mercy upon me; for I am desolate and afflicted,

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.
May it not be held against them.  But the Lord stood at my side and gave me strength, 

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 charge.
Notwithstanding the Lord stood with me, and strengthened me;

Lesson 7: The Night Of Bereavement
Lesson 8: The Night Of Betrayal
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
Lesson 9: The Night Of Bad Health
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,”
My Flesh And My Heart Psalm 73:26 (NIV) My flesh and my heart may fail,

Lesson 10: The Night Of Conflict

Lesson 11: The Night Of Choices
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.

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
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


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