The redeemed people of God bask in the sunshine of God’s favor.

Scripture: Isaiah 54:1-5

ESV Text: Isaiah 54:1-5


KJV Text:

(Alt. audio): Chapter: 54 1 Sing, O barren, thou that didst not bear; break forth into singing, and cry aloud, thou that didst not travail with child: for more are the children of the desolate than the children of the married wife, saith the LORD. 2 Enlarge the place of thy tent, and let them stretch forth the curtains of thine habitations: spare not, lengthen thy cords, and strengthen thy stakes; 3 For thou shalt break forth on the right hand and on the left; and thy seed shall inherit the Gentiles, and make the desolate cities to be inhabited. 4 Fear not; for thou shalt not be ashamed: neither be thou confounded; for thou shalt not be put to shame: for thou shalt forget the shame of thy youth, and shalt not remember the reproach of thy widowhood any more. 5 For thy Maker is thine husband; the LORD of hosts is his name; and thy Redeemer the Holy One of Israel; The God of the whole earth shall he be called.(KJV)


Hymn: TLH 640:
God the Father, Son and Spirit

— Organ Audio

1. God the Father, Son and Spirit, Ever-blessed Trinity, 
Humbly now our thanks we offer All unworthy though we be, 
Freely you have showered blessings Countless as the
ocean’s sands, 
Blessings rich and overflowing On the labors of our hands. 

2. Once you brought our fathers’ footsteps To
this land we hold so dear, 
Lengthening the cords and curtains Of their habitation here. 
Strengthening your temple’s pillars As you have
from age to age, 
Giving us, their sons and daughters, An abiding heritage. 

3. Grant that we your Word may cherish And its purity retain. 
Lord, unless you are the builder, All our labor is in vain. 
Keep us from all pride and boasting, Vanity and foolish trust, 
Knowing that our work without you Soon will crumble into dust. 

4. God of grace and love and blessing, Yours alone shall be the
praise. 
Give us hearts to trust you truly, Hands to serve you all our
days. 
Lord, bestow your future blessing Till we join the
heav’nly host, 
There to praise and serve you ever, Father, Son, and Holy
Ghost. 


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