Wednesday, May 27, 2009

psalm 46

God is our refuge and strength,
A very present help in trouble.
Therefore we will not fear,
Even though the earth be removed,
And though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea;
Though its waters roar and be troubled,
Though the mountains shake with its swelling. Selah

There is a river whose streams shall make glad the city of God,
The holy place of the tabernacle of the Most High.
God is in the midst of her, she shall not be moved;
God shall help her, just at the break of dawn.
The nations raged, the kingdoms were moved;
He uttered His voice, the earth melted.

The LORD of hosts is with us;
The God of Jacob is our refuge. Selah

Come, behold the works of the LORD,
Who has made desolations in the earth.
He makes wars cease to the end of the earth;
He breaks the bow and cuts the spear in two;
He burns the chariot in the fire.

Be still, and know that I am God;
I will be exalted among the nations,
I will be exalted in the earth!

The LORD of hosts is with us;
The God of Jacob is our refuge. Selah


davis ann said...

i read that this morning! we're so connected.

sarahkathryn said...

hooray!!!!!!!!!!! :)

Tyler said...

I just heard a sermon on this psalm. Fun fact- it was Martin Luther's favorite psalm, as he was getting persecuted by the catholic church. Fun cross-reference: look at Revelation 22:1-2. I think this psalm might also be prophetic, in looking to the end times and new heavens and new earth... Not completely sure, but I sure got excited and felt like the tie came from the Lord

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