The word for today


Psalm 17:8-12

Protect me as the pupil of your eye;

hide me in the shadow of your wings

from the wicked who treat me violently,

my deadly enemies who surround me.

They are uncaring;

their mouths speak arrogantly.

They advance against me; now they surround me.

They are determined

to throw me to the ground.

They are like a lion eager to tear,

like a young lion lurking in ambush.


Psalm 84:5-7

Happy are the people whose strength is in you,

whose hearts are set on pilgrimage.

As they pass through the Valley of Baca,

they make it a source of spring water;

even the autumn rain will cover it with blessings.

They go from strength to strength;

each appears before God in Zion.


Psalm 18:4-15

The ropes of death were wrapped around me;

the torrents of destruction terrified me.

The ropes of Sheol entangled me;

the snares of death confronted me.

I called to the Lord in my distress,

and I cried to my God for help.

From his temple he heard my voice,

and my cry to him reached his ears.

Then the earth shook and quaked;

the foundations of the mountains trembled;

they shook because he burned with anger.

Smoke rose from his nostrils,

and consuming fire came from his mouth;

coals were set ablaze by it.

He bent the heavens and came down,

total darkness beneath his feet.

He rode on a cherub and flew,

soaring on the wings of the wind.

He made darkness his hiding place,

dark storm clouds his canopy around him.

From the radiance of his presence,

his clouds swept onward with hail and blazing coals.

The Lord thundered from heaven;

the Most High made his voice heard.

He shot his arrows and scattered them;

he hurled lightning bolts and routed them.

The depths of the sea became visible,

the foundations of the world were exposed,

at your rebuke, Lord,

at the blast of the breath of your nostrils.

In the secret,
In the quiet place
in the stillness, you are there
In the secret, in the quiet hour I wait, only for you
'Cause I want to know you more

In the secret
In the quiet place
In the stillness, you are there
In the secret, in the quiet hour I wait
Because I want to know you more

I want to know you
I want to hear your voice
I want to know you more
I want to touch you
I want to see your face
I want to know you more

I am reaching for the highest goals
That I might receive the prize
Pressing onward
Pushing every hindrance aside
Out of my way
Cause I want to know you more

Chorus x2

In the secret, in the quite place
in the stillness, you are there

-Andy Park