Author Archive: Jonathan Sherwin

The Kingdom Foretold

Psalm 110 A Psalm of David. 1. The Lord says to my Lord: “Sit at my right hand, until I make your enemies your footstool.” 2. The Lord sends forth from Zion your mighty scepter. Rule in the midst of your enemies! 3. Your people will offer themselves freely on the day of your power, […]

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I Vow To Thee My Country

I vow to thee, my country, all earthly things above, Entire and whole and perfect, the service of my love; The love that asks no question, the love that stands the test, That lays upon the altar the dearest and the best; The love that never falters, the love that pays the price, The love […]

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Declare His Glory

Psalm 96 1. Oh sing to the Lord a new song; sing to the Lord, all the earth! 2. Sing to the Lord, bless his name; tell of his salvation from day to day. 3. Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous works among all the peoples! 4. For great is the Lord, and […]

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Flourishing Not Floundering

Psalm 92 12. The righteous flourish like the palm tree and grow like a cedar in Lebanon. 13. They are planted in the house of the Lord; they flourish in the courts of our God. 14. They still bear fruit in old age; they are ever full of sap and green, 15. to declare that […]

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Defined by Hope

A Song. A Psalm of the Sons of Korah. To the choirmaster: according to Mahalath Leannoth. A Maskil of Heman the Ezrahite. 1. O Lord, God of my salvation; I cry out day and night before you. 2. Let my prayer come before you; incline your ear to my cry! 3. For my soul is […]

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Strength and Comfort: Psalm 84

1. How lovely is your dwelling place, O Lord of hosts! 2. My soul longs, yes, faints for the courts of the Lord; my heart and flesh sing for joy to the living God. 3. Even the sparrow finds a home, and the swallow a nest for herself, where she may lay her young, at […]

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Be Thou My Vision

Be Thou my Vision, O Lord of my heart; Naught be all else to me, save that Thou art Thou my best Thought, by day or by night, Waking or sleeping, Thy presence my light.   Be Thou my Wisdom, and Thou my true Word; I ever with Thee and Thou with me, Lord; Thou […]

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When You Don’t Have The Words

Psalm 70 “For the director of music. Of David. A petition. 1. Hasten, O God, to save me; come quickly, Lord, to help me. 2. May those who want to take my life be put to shame and confusion; may all who desire my ruin be turned back in disgrace. 3. May those who say to me, “Aha! […]

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My Life Is In His Hands

Psalm 66 1 Shout joyful praises to God, all the earth! 2 Sing about the glory of his name! Tell the world how glorious he is. 3 Say to God, “How awesome are your deeds! Your enemies cringe before your mighty power. 4 Everything on earth will worship you; they will sing your praises, shouting your name in glorious […]

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