Most Popular Psalms

The Number 40 has significant value in the Bible–usually signaling a time of testing, trial or probation. For example, Jesus was tempted in the Bible for forty days and forty nights by the devil (Matt 4:1-11). After His resurrection and before His ascension, Jesus was on earth for forty days to establish the Church (Acts 1:3). After being freed from slavery, the Israelites spent 40 years wandering the desert before entering the Promised Land (Joshua 4:6). When Moses received the Ten commandments from the Lord, he fasted forty days and forty nights on Mt. Sinai (Ex 34:28). The prophet Elijah fasted forty days and forty nights for strength to obey the Lord’s instruction (1 Kings 19:8). The rain that contributed to the flood of Noah’s day lasted forty days and nights in order to return the earth to its pre-creation state (Gen 7:12). In lieu of the significance of the number forty, here are the top 40 Psalms for inspiration and encouragement.

Psalm 1:1-3
Psalm 9:1-4
Psalm 9:9-10
Psalm 16:7-8
Psalm 18:2-3
Psalm 18:30
Psalm 19:7-9
Psalm 20:4
Psalm 22:27-28
Psalm 23:1-4
Psalm 27:1
Psalm 27:5
Psalm 27:14
Psalm 30:1-2
Psalm 32:7-8
Psalm 34:17-18
Psalm 37:4
Psalm 40:1
Psalm 46:1
Psalm 46:10
Psalm 51:10-12
Psalm 55:22
Psalm 56:4
Psalm 57:2-3
Psalm 62:1-2
Psalm 67:1-2
Psalm 84:12
Psalm 86:5
Psalm 91:1-2
Psalm 91:14-16
Psalm 107:19-21
Psalm 117:1-2
Psalm 119:1-5
Psalm 121:1-3
Psalm 121:7-8
Psalm 127:1
Psalm 136:1
Psalm 138:7-8
Psalm 139:1-6
Psalm 139:13-14