Obedience Outcomes

Tune: Penuel

('Come, O Thou Traveller Unknown')

Psalm 81 part


Sing aloud to God, He our strength

He does provide for us at length

Make joyful noise unto His name

He God of Jacob, e'er the same

Take a psalm, and bring too hither

Pleasant harp, psaltery, lute, zither


Blow up the trumpet in new moon

And in feast days too at high noon

In solemn feast days praise Him give

He God always, does ever live

This for Israel was a statute

And a law, praise Him, pipe and lute


The people in their trouble called

He came to their help, it not stalled

But they would not hear, not obey

They chose to go their selfish way

O that my people me had heard

So they would prosper by my word


If they had heard, walked in my ways

I should have subdued in their days

Their enemies, they would turn back

Midst my people would be no lack

haters of the Lord, they would have turned

Against them the Lord's judgement burned


Then His people's time should have endured

His presence with them be assured

He should have fed then with fine wheat

And they should worship at His feet

With food He should have satisfied

Them, yes fo them He would provide





  • orchidee

    Look up them musical instruments - you got your lute or zither there?! Psalter is the Book of Psalms. Psaltery is another instrument.

    • Michael Edwards

      much mirth to see plonk a lot of stringy strikers with much finger twitchy as well as cabbage beds of brassica blow a lots.

      • orchidee

        That brassica's a bit windy!

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      • Goldfinch60

        Good one Orchi.

        • orchidee

          Thanks Gold. I'm nowhere near Wesley's (Methodist) 9,000 hymns, including unpublished ones, so I read! I'm getting there!

        • BRIAN & ANGELA

          Thank GOD for WESLEY ~ When I was Preacher on the Methodist Plan ~ The Society Steward (Grand Title) always wanted SIX Hymns ~ THREE by CW ! My Forebears where Primitive Methodists ~ The Minister always wore WOAD (He was an Everton Supporter) Thanks for HYMN & HER (Loved the BAND !) ~ AMEN BRIAN. Im having an ORCHIDEE DAY today ~ I hope I recover !

          • orchidee

            What, pray, exactly is an Orchidee day?! It's me name, and I don't even know what it is meself! You written 9,000 poems? I haven't.

          • Tamara Beryl Latham - The Poet

            Great job on this spiritual write, orchidee, and you've included so much truth that is intertwined throughout the verses.


          • Fay Slimm.

            With strong rhyme and rousing warnings against disobeying this read has examples which doubters can turn to for proof that God is supreme forever and always - good read Goldi.

            • orchidee

              Thanks Fay. I'm Orchi! heehee.

              • Fay Slimm.

                Oops - - - my apologies dear Orchi - now I say again - a very good read.

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