Sunday, August 19, 2007

Psalm 84


How lovely is your dwelling place,
O LORD Almighty!

My soul yearns, even faints,
for the courts of the LORD;
my heart and my flesh cry out
for the living God.

Even the sparrow has found a home,
and the swallow a nest for herself,
where she may have her young—
a place near your altar,
O LORD Almighty,
my King and my God.

Blessed are those who dwell in your house;
they are ever praising you.
Selah

Blessed are those whose strength is in you,
who have set their hearts on pilgrimage.

As they pass through the Valley of Baca,
they make it a place of springs;
the autumn rains also cover it with pools.

They go from strength to strength,
till each appears before God in Zion.

Hear my prayer, O LORD God Almighty;
listen to me, O God of Jacob.
Selah

Look upon our shield, O God;
look with favor on your anointed one.

Better is one day in your courts
than a thousand elsewhere;
I would rather be a doorkeeper
in the house of my God
than dwell in the tents of the wicked.

For the LORD God is a sun and shield;
the LORD bestows favor and honor;
no good thing does he withhold
from those whose walk is blameless.

O LORD Almighty,
blessed is the man who trusts in you.

3 comments:

  1. Beautiful! how do you get your get the words on your photos?

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  2. I love coming to your site on Sundays! I can "Turn My Eyes Upon Jesus", turn aside distractions, and feast on the Living Word! How serene! I think I got lost in those clouds! Thank-you for your spiritual oasis!

    In Christ, kj

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  3. "Better is one day in Your house than a thousand elsewhere..."

    Amen. Simply amen.

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