Behold their sitting down, You see them in their inner chamber. And their rising up; You know when their alarm is set. I am their musick. That is, my sorrowful mourning. Render unto them a recompence, O Lord, A gift due this prayer, According to the work of their hands, But also, according to yourContinue reading “Lamentations 3.63-64 ~ Music”
Thou hast heard their reproach, O Lord, O Great Portion, you are the silent Listener to every converstaion. And all their imaginations against me; How creative they are! The lips of those that rose up against me, The mouths you made curse Those who trust you. And their device against me all the day. SoContinue reading “Lamentations 3.61-62 ~ Conversations”
O Lord, thou hast seen my wrong: Your eyes see everything about me. Judge thou my cause; Not according to merit, But according to mercy. Thou hast seen all their vengeance And all their imaginations against me. Be merciful to them too.
Thou drewest near in the day that I called upon thee: “This poor man cried, and the Lord heard him, And saved him out of all his troubles.” Thou saidst, Fear not. “For, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, Which shall be to all people.” O Lord, thou hast pleaded the causesContinue reading “Lamentations 3.57-58 ~ In the Day”