Through the laws of Kabbalah, each of the 150 psalms were given what the ancients called a "Wonder of God." So, to obtain a grace from the Lord, it was not enough to sing the psalm indicated, it was also necessary to perform a "plus" that allowed to be in adequacy with the Lord ...
The oldest Psalms have 3 000 years! King David, singing and dancing for God, is considered their father. Prayer of the believing Jew, as was the case of Jesus himself, the Psalms express all the human feelings of man before God, they are a prayer of praise and supplication. And since then, there is not a single moment when, somewhere in the world, a Psalm is raised to God. And thus, for centuries and centuries, these incessant praises and miraculous supplications have been realized.
"O LORD, I call on you, come hurry to me! Give ear to my voice, when I call on you. May my prayer be before your face like incense "(Ps 141: 1-2). Since those early times, men have sought to enter into communication with God. The Psalms are therefore part of these means.
In time, codifications and methods of recitation were instituted. For example at present, the Universal Catholic Church uses in the liturgy 147 psalms on the 150 of the biblical book. Thus, at each office, the psalms are the body of the prayer of the Church, the raw material of the Liturgy of the Hours.
But leave that aside to look at how early Christians used these psalms with wonderful powers. This way, much less conventional than the Liturgy of the Hours, is strongly inspired by the Jewish tradition which itself is much more inclined to rites and rituals. Through the laws of Kabbalah, each of the 150 psalms were given what the elders called a "Wonder of God." Thus, to obtain a grace from the Lord, it was not enough to sing the psalm indicated, it was also necessary to perform a "plus" that allowed to be in adequacy with the Lord.
Psalm 010: for the protection of travelers and their property.
It is a great help when we want to ask God for help to protect us from thieves or people who might attack us during our travels. This Psalm is therefore a guarantee of protection for the traveler and the goods he carries, including the theft, degradation or destruction of the means of transport.
How to use this psalm?
Why, O LORD! do you stay away?
Why are you hiding in the time of trouble?
The wicked in his pride pursues the unfortunate,
They are victims of the plots he designed.
For the wicked boast of his lust,
And the kidnapper reproaches the Lord.
The wicked says arrogantly: He does not punish!
There is no God! -These are all his thoughts.
His ways succeed at all times;
Your judgments are too high to reach it,
He blows against all his opponents.
He says in his heart, I do not waver,
I am forever safe from misfortune!
His mouth is full of curses, deceit and fraud;
There is malice and iniquity under his tongue.
He stands in ambush near the villages,
He assassinates the innocent in remote places;
His eyes are watching the unfortunate man.
He is on the lookout for his retirement, like the lion in his lair,
He is on the alert to surprise the unfortunate;
He surprises him and draws him into his net.
He bends, he bends down,
And the miserable ones fall into his clutches.
He says in his heart: God forgets!
He hides his face, he never looks!
Arise, O LORD! O God, lift up your hand!
Don't forget the unfortunate ones!
Why does the wicked despise God?
Why does he say in his heart, You do not punish?
You look however, because you see the pain and suffering,
To take charge of their cause;
It is to you that the unfortunate abandons himself,
It is you who come to the aid of the orphan.
Break the arm of the wicked,
Punish his iniquities, and may he disappear from your eyes!
Jehovah is King for ever and ever;
Nations are exterminated from his country.
You hear the vows of those who suffer, O LORD!
You strengthen their hearts; you lend an ear
To do justice to the fatherless and the oppressed,
So that the man drawn from the earth ceases to inspire fear.