|4 years ago :: Jul 10, 2009 - 3:03AM #1|
1 I raise my eyes toward the mountains. From where will my help come?
2 My help comes from the LORD, the maker of heaven and earth.
You Lord, show us your help from three special mountains,
2 Great is the LORD and highly praised in the city of our God: The holy mountain,
3 fairest of heights, the joy of all the earth,
4 God is its citadel, renowned as a stronghold.
16 You high mountains of
17 You rugged mountains, why look with envy at the mountain where God has chosen to dwell, where the LORD resides forever?
1 Kings 8
10 When the priests left the holy place, the cloud filled the temple of the LORD
11 so that the priests could no longer minister because of the cloud, since the LORD'S glory had filled the temple of the LORD.
12 Then Solomon said, "The LORD intends to dwell in the dark cloud;
Your people had their eyes of faith turned towards the
6 Moses and Aaron were among his priests, Samuel among those who called on God's name; they called on the LORD, who answered them.
7 From the pillar of cloud God spoke to them; they kept the decrees, the law they received.
8 O LORD, our God, you answered them; you were a forgiving God, though you punished their offenses.
9 Exalt the LORD, our God; bow down before his holy mountain; holy is the LORD, our God.
Like a father you taught and punished. As the first and model of fathers you forgave with a Divine forgiveness. Looking up to the mountain from whence does our help come? From the mighty one of
1 After six days Jesus took Peter, James, and John his brother, and led them up a high mountain by themselves.
2 And he was transfigured before them; his face shone like the sun and his clothes became white as light.
3 And behold, Moses and Elijah appeared to them, conversing with him.
4 Then Peter said to Jesus in reply, "Lord, it is good that we are here. If you wish, I will make three tents here, one for you, one for Moses, and one for Elijah."
5 While he was still speaking, behold, a bright cloud cast a shadow over them, then from the cloud came a voice that said, "This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased; listen to him."
6 When the disciples heard this, they fell prostrate and were very much afraid.
7 But Jesus came and touched them, saying, "Rise, and do not be afraid."
8 And when the disciples raised their eyes, they saw no one else but Jesus alone.
And so in hope we turn our eyes to
9 Rejoice heartily, O daughter
10 He shall banish the chariot from Ephraim, and the horse from
Faith, Hope and Charity.
Jesus, gentle Jesus, I love you.
All Scripture from the New American Bible
Moderated by Merope on Nov 24, 2009 - 03:15AM
|3 years ago :: Nov 24, 2009 - 3:22AM #2|
The format on this thread has been fixed so that Matt's opening post now appears and we can post our responses and reflections, if we wish.
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