Saturday, 28 May 2011

Psalms Challenge, Psalm 21

1 O LORD, in your strength the king rejoices,
and in your salvation how greatly he exults!
2 You have given him his heart’s desire
and have not withheld the request of his lips.

3 For you meet him with rich blessings;
you set a crown of fine gold upon his head.
4 He asked life of you; you gave it to him,
length of days forever and ever.
5 His glory is great through your salvation;
splendor and majesty you bestow on him.
6 For you make him most blessed forever;
you make him glad with the joy of your presence.
7 For the king trusts in the LORD,
and through the steadfast love of the Most High he shall not be moved.

8 Your hand will find out all your enemies;
your right hand will find out those who hate you.
9 You will make them as a blazing oven
when you appear.
The LORD will swallow them up in his wrath,
and fire will consume them.
10 You will destroy their descendants from the earth,
and their offspring from among the children of man.
11 Though they plan evil against you,
though they devise mischief, they will not succeed.
12 For you will put them to flight;
you will aim at their faces with your bows.

13 Be exalted, O LORD, in your strength!
We will sing and praise your power.

Today my eldest daughter is having her birthday. She is 44 years old!

The verses from Psalm 21 are contributed to Robert's Psalms Challenge meme at Daily Athens. To read more psalms click on Robert


Dina said...

Happy 44th to your daughter, Wil.
It is a good age, not too young and not too old.

Arkansas Patti said...

Wil, I keep getting a message that the video can make my computer lock up and if I don't discontinue it quickly, it really does lock up. Could not watch the video. This has happened before. Have no idea what is happening.
Happy 44 to your daughter. Hope she knows she is just a youngster still.

George said...

The organ in the video is beautiful, both to see and to hear. Thank you for sharing this, and the Psalm, with us.
I hope your daughter has a very Happy Birthday.

Dianne said...

The organ recital is just glorious - gives me goosebumps!

Spiderdama said...

Happy birthday to your daughter!:-)
Little older than me..

Beautiful video to this psalm!

Happy Sunday to you

Sara at Come Away With Me said...

Hello Wil. Thank you for sharing this music with us for today's Psalm Challenge. It is lovely.

Happy birthday to your daughter.

Anonymous said...

What a joy to have this day a celebration ! May time and life continue to treat her kind.

Happy Birthday wishes from Athens, Greece.

Thank you for your kind participation ! Please have a good new week and please join again soon.

daily athens

Suzanne said...

Wil, The organ and music is a lovely illustration for Psalm 21...which in some ways was very challenging!