My Shepherd will supply my need

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3572328047_c6a43d6cdb_b (1)-001I found myself so moved and comforted by the lectionary readings at church yesterday. What beautiful reminders of God’s sheltering love for us! After a week of feeling so vulnerable, I needed the reminder that God prepares a table for me, right in the presence of my enemies. God doesn’t wait for the world to be perfect to show me hospitality, care, and provision. At my church we sang the hymn, “My Shepherd will supply my need,” which really brought the truth of this home. I hope you enjoy the lyrics, written by Isaac Watts, and the lovely rendition below by the Baylor A Cappella Choir, this time (ironically!) with beautiful¬†accompaniment¬†including an oboe (one of my favorites!)

my shepherd

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KPcBRJpF-Vw

Caren Swanson

Image from flickr user harold.lloyd via Creative Commons, with text added by Caren Swanson

 

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