The Passion Translation presents these 150 poetic masterpieces in modern English to convey the depth of our longings and fears, joys and celebration, becoming a mirror to the heart of God's people in our quest to experience God's presence.
Every emotion of the heart is reflected in the Psalms with words that express our deepest and strongest feelings. Sighing is turned to singing, trouble to triumph. The Psalms provide comfort and joy, leading us to the place where worship flows. When discouraged or downcast, we can take strength from reading these uplifting poems. They charge our batteries and fill our sails. Their thunder stirs us, and sweet melodies move us into the sacred emotions of a heart on fire. Dark rain clouds of grief turn to bright rainbows of hope as we meditate on David's soul-subduing songs. The Psalms are praises placed inside poetry that spill out of a fiery, passionate heart. They free us to become emotional, passionate, sincere worshippers, giving us an expression for faith and worship.