I Am With You

Tune: Herongate

('It is  thing most wonderful')

Haggai 1 v.13-15 [Old Testament]


Haggai, prophet of the LORD

Spoke to people uplifting word

He spoke as the LORD's messenger

Encouraged them their hearts to stir


His message was, 'I am with you

Says the LORD', it a saying true

Will not forsake, help you rebuild

My Temple, shall be glory-filled


Then Zerubbabel, governor

Of Judah, he did reassure

With Joshua too, the high priest

Inspired people, from great to least


They came to house of God repair

For it had lain in ruins there

After return from exile they

Progressed, got the work under way


It be house of the LORD God there

With them His dwelling He did share

Focal point of the worship, they

Courageous rebuilt in their day





  • Neville

    this made me feel like bouncing up n down from room to room and write along the walls ..

    could be the way I tread it ... or maybe zer-rub-aballs ..

    all joking aside .. a fine write Steven .......... 🙂

    • orchidee

      Thanks N. lol.

    • Munro

      Really enjoyed this, thanks

      • orchidee

        Thanks M.

      • FredPeyer

        Another good one, orchie. If I keep on reading these every day I will soon be able to hold a sermon!

        • orchidee

          Thanks Fred. Don't waffle in the sermon. They'll fall asleep! lol.

        • MendedFences27

          A house of the Lord built for the glory of God, repaired by his servants on Earth. A lovely story, expressed in your words which capture the courage needed. -Phil A.

          • orchidee

            Thanks Phil.

          • Goldfinch60

            Good one Orchi.

            • orchidee

              Thanks Gold.

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