Those who know your name trust in you, for you, Lord, have never forsaken those who seek you.
But may all who seek you rejoice and be glad in you; may those who long for your saving help always say, “The Lord is great!”
I have become like broken pottery. For I hear many whispering; terror on every side! They conspire against me and plot to take my life. But I trust in you, Lord; I say, “You are my God.” My times are in your hands. Let your face shine on your servant; save me in your unfailing love. Let me not be put to shame, Lord, for I have cried out to you.
Remember my affliction and my wandering, the bitterness and the gall. I well remember them, and my soul is downcast within me. Yet this I call to mind and therefore I have hope: Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. I say to myself, “The Lord is my portion; therefore I will wait for him.”
The Lord will call you back as if you were a wife deserted and distressed in spirit—a wife who married young, only to be rejected,” says your God. “With deep compassion I will bring you back. With everlasting kindness I will have compassion on you,” says the Lord your Redeemer.
Although you have been forsaken and hated, with no one traveling through, I will make you the everlasting pride and the joy of all generations.
This verse compilation, originally in the King James’ Version, is from: Anne Graham Lotz. Daily Light for Life’s Moments. In: Daily Light for Every Day. J. Countryman. Nashville, TN. 1998.
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