orchidee

Revival Request



Tune: Bunessan

('Morning has broken')

Psalm 85 v.7-13

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Show us your mercy, LORD, and salvation

Grant to us all, of every nation

I will hear what the LORD God will now speak

He shall speak peace to humble and meek

 

But let them not turn unto foolishness

For He will not then prosper nor bless

Surely His salvation is near they who

Fear* Him, and in Him their trust renew

 

So then glory shall come, dwell in our land

Under the guidance of God's good hand

Mercy and truth shall here together meet

Righteousness and peace each other greet

 

Truth from the earth shall spring up and be known

Righteousness from heaven shall be shown

The LORD shall give that which is good, and so

Our land shall her increase yield and show

 

Righteousness before the LORD God shall go

He shall make His footsteps a way, show

Us His way truly, in His right path we

Shall be blessed, and secure we shall be

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* Fear - in the sense of awe, respect;

not in sense of dread, terror.

Comments5

  • Goldfinch60

    Good one Orchi and a wonderful tune, good to see you chose the Cat Stevens version rather than the one in the Hymn Book.

    • orchidee

      Thanks Gold. Much difference in the words? Any difference at all? Pity Cat is not Cat now - he's a Muslim I think.

    • Neville

      I could do with reviving .. it was a hard day yesterday.. kinda liked these words tho... N

      • orchidee

        Thanks N.

        • Neville

          pleasure..

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        • Christina8

          Great job Orchi!

          • orchidee

            Thanks Christina.

          • ANGELA & BRIAN

            ANGELA HERE (9:30am Friday !) Love the Hymn & Video - it always lifts me Closer to God - AMEN !
            Your POEM based on Psalm 85 gives me FIVE thoughts for me to ponder throughout today !
            1. Show us mercy O Lord
            2. Let us not turn to foolishness !
            3. So then shall Your Glory come
            4. TRUTH shall spring up from the Earth - AMEN
            5. RIGHTEOUSNESS shall go before the LORD !

            Blessigs to You & Fab Fido
            Love in the Spirit ANGELA
            🧡 🧡 🧡 🧡

          • FredPeyer

            Orchi, you nailed it!

            • orchidee

              Thanks Fred.



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