Justin Reamer

Rookie - 339 Points (2 October 1993 / Holland, Michigan)

Psalm 63 Poem by Justin Reamer


God, You are my God, I am seeking You,
my soul is thirsting for You,
my flesh is longing for You,
a land parched, weary, and waterless;
I long to gaze on You in the Sanctuary,
and to see Your power and glory.

Your love is better than life itself,
my lips will recite Your praise;
all my life I will bless You,
in Your Name lift up my hands;
my soul will feast most richly,
on my lips a song of joy and, in my mouth, praise.

On my bed I think of You,
I meditate on You all night long,
for You have always helped me.
I sing for the joy in the shadow of Your wings;
my soul clings close to You,
Your right hand supports me.

But may those now hounding me to death
go down to the earth below,
consigned to the edge of the sword,
and left as food for jackals.
Then will the king rejoice in God,
and all who swear by Him be able to boast
once these lying mouths are silenced.

Submitted: Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Edited: Friday, July 26, 2013
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I transcribed this psalm from the Jerusalem Bible so that you could read it and take it to heart. I hope you enjoy it and let it bring you closer to God. May God bless you!

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