Presence Pleasantries


Tune: Coe Fen

('How shall I sing that majesty?')

Parts of Psalms 84, 85, 86


How amiable are your tents

Where we your presence sense

Your tabernacles, Lord of hosts

In you we make our boasts

My soul longs, yes, faints for His courts

To Him be my resorts

My heart and flesh cry out to know

The living God anew


Blessed are they whose strength is in you

And those who your ways do

They pass through valley, make a well

Of you they good things tell

The rain shall fill the pools therein

Refresh and cleanse from sin

They shall be fruitful, glorify

The Lord, He with them nigh


Turn us, God of our salvation

Lord over each nation

Cause your anger to us to cease

Grant us your life and pace

Will you for ever angry be?

Shall we your grace not see?

Will you not again us revive

That we in you joy, thrive?


The Lord shall give us what is good

He will do as He would

Still to bless, give our land increase

And from our sins release

Righteousness it shall go before

You, set our steps for sure

In your way, that we follow on

Trusting in Christ your Son


Teach me your way Lord, I wll walk

In your truth, of you talk

Unite my heart to your name fear

And reverence it dear

I will, O Lord my God, praise you

With all my heart ensue

To glorify your name for e'er

You come, you leave us ne'er

  • Author: orchidee (Offline Offline)
  • Published: July 15th, 2023 02:06
  • Comment from author about the poem: A hymn-poem in
  • Category: Spiritual
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  • orchidee

    I couldn't find many clips of this hymn - have to watch it on You Tube!

  • Bobby O

    I’m still torn. Lately I’ve been thinking it’s all just made up as a way to affect the behavior of the masses by promising something you can’t prove. It’s cheaper than maintaining a bigger military to keep the peace.

    • orchidee

      Thanks Bobby. Some say I've been brainwashed - but if so, then so has someone who does all sorts of cranky therapies! Or some say that I brainwash them.
      I call my poems 'spiritual' and not 'religion', to hopefully avoid all the controversy over 'religion'.

      • Bobby O

        I’m glad you have that conviction, not trying to convince or impose theory but you seem cool so I figured you don’t take debate personally. I got rocked hard by stuff I wish were different and I don’t believe in getting bitter it mean but I do get skeptical. LIKE dat!

      • Teddy.15

        Ere it's 40c so please do forgive my tardiness I've been having a lovely long swim. 💖

        • orchidee

          No danger of a heatwave just yet for us again here. Pop over and see us. Some nice heavy showers, if ya fancy them. Ohh, and a fine gusty wind at times for now. But around 20C or more is pleasant and bearable. They keep saying 40C for us in UK, only because it happened on ONE day last year. Doh!

          • Teddy.15

            Some London rain is just what I need today my dear orchi, believe me . ❤️

          • orchidee

            It's not the rain in itself, it's drivers after heavy showers. Some enjoy driving past puddles fast, and soaking us. The sadists!

          • James Michael

            👍… This emoji stuff might work. Only GPDs might know!

            • orchidee

              Thanks JM.

            • Goldfinch60

              Good one Orchi.

              • orchidee

                Thanks Gold.

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