orchidee

Excellent Exhortings



Tune: Luckington

('Let all the world in every corner sing')

Psalm 36 v.7-12

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How excellent is your loving kindness

God, we confess

Therefore we mankind do

Put our full trust in you

'Neath shadow of your wings

We reside, each you brings

Praise worthy of your greatness, mercy

Your grace we see

 

We shall be abundantly satisfied

It not denied

With your fulness, you give

Salvation, so we live

And you shall make us drink

Of your river, we think

On you, partake river of your pleasures

They sure treasures

 

For with you Lord is the fountain of life

No human strife

And in your light we see

True light, shining clearly

Our way ahead, O guide

Us daily, do not hide

O continue your loving kindness to

Your people, do

 

And continue your righteousness to they

Who seek your way

To the upright in heart

Who follow you, each part

Let not pride nor wicked

Come to me, so misled

I would be, but you shall with evil deal

But work our weal* (*well-being)

  • Author: orchidee (Offline Offline)
  • Published: August 2nd, 2022 01:54
  • Comment from author about the poem: A hymn-poem in 10.4. 6.6.6.6. 10.4. format.
  • Category: Spiritual
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Comments4

  • crypticbard

    Love that word, "weal." Brings to mind so many other words and meanings.

    • orchidee

      Thanks CB.

    • Neville



      Lost for words ................... I am 🙂

      • orchidee

        Thanks N. Can ya beat a bit of weal? What am I on about? lol.

      • Raven333

        Really loved reading this write, well written with great flow

        • orchidee

          Thanks R.

          • Raven333

            Your welcome orchidee

          • Goldfinch60

            Good one Orchi.

            • orchidee

              Thanks Gold.



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