Stars

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⭐️⭐️⭐️

1. Even on the darkest night, Lord God,
Your stars shine far above.

2. Even when they’re veiled by clouds,
They sing together of your love.

3. Even though my eyes grow dim, Lord God,
My faith and hope burn bright,

4. For, when I no longer see them,
You, instead, will be my light.

⭐️⭐️⭐️


References

1. It is the Lord who provides the sun to light the day and the moon and stars to light the night (Jeremiah 31:35; NLT).

2. The terrible storm raged for many days, blotting out the sun and the stars (Acts 27:20; NLT).

In the singing together of stars of morning […] all sons of God shout for joy (Job 38:7; YLT).

God is love (1 John 4:16; NLT).

3. Remember him before the light of the sun, moon, and stars is dim to your old eyes, and rain clouds continually darken your sky (Ecclesiastes 12:2; NLT).

Blessed are those who believe without seeing me (John 20:29; NLT).

Then Jesus said to the disciples, “Have faith in God” Mark 11:22; NLT).

I will put my hope in God (Psalm 42:5; NLT).

4. He was an old man now and could no longer see (1 Kings 14:4; NLT).

I am the light of the world. If you follow me, you won’t have to walk in darkness, because you will have the light that leads to life (John 8:12; NLT).

Though I sit in darkness, the Lord will be my light (Micah 7:8; NLT).

Lord is my light and my salvation (Psalm 27:1; NLT).

Everything (with thanks to R.O.)

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There is […] one God and Father,
who is over all and in all and living through all
(Ephesians 4:5-6; NLT).

1. Everything is fashioned
Through God’s Word,

2. So everything is shining
With his light.

3. Everything is dancing
In his fire,

4. For everything is sharing
In his life.

5. Everything is broadcasting
His peace,

6. For everything is given
From above.

7. Everything is brimming
With God’s truth,

8. For everything embodies
His great love.

 


References

1. The heavens were made by the word of the Lord (Psalm 33:6; CSB).

There is only one Lord, Jesus Christ, though whom God made everything (1 Corinthians 8:6; NLT).

2. God is light (1 John 1:5; NIV).

The Lord will display his glory, the splendour of our God (Isaiah 35:2; NLT).

3. God is a consuming fire (Deuteronomy 4:24; NIV). 

Though the bush was engulfed in flames, it didn’t burn up (Exodus 3:2; NLT).

I see four men, unbound, walking around in the fire unharmed! (Daniel 3:25; NLT).

4,8. There is […] one God and Father, who is over all and in all and living through all (Ephesians 4:5-6; NLT).

5. The Lord is peace (Judges 6:24; NLT).

God in all his fullness was pleased to live in Christ, and through him God reconciled everything to himself. He made peace with everything in heaven and earth by means of Christ’s blood on the cross (Colossians 1:20; NLT).

The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. Day after day they pour forth speech; night after night they reveal knowledge (Psalm 19:1-2; NIV).

6. All things come from you (1 Corinthians 29:14; NLT).

7. The Spirit is truth (1 John 5:6; NKJV).

The meadows are clothed with flocks of sheep, and the valleys are carpeted with grain. They all shout and sing for joy! (Psalm 65:13; NLT).

8. God is love (1 John 4:16; NIV).