Monday, 12 November 2012

God sings over me!

Good to be reminded last night by our assistant pastor Martin,  of those beautiful words from the old testament prophet Zephaniah 3.17.

The Lord thy God in the midst of thee is mighty; he will save, he will rejoice over thee with joy; he will rest in his love, he will joy over thee with singing.

I still love the old King James version that I recall from my youth.
Having held both my daughters when they were first born I appreciate a little of what God our Father is said here to experience as he 'sings over me'. It's too incredible to imagine the great creator and ruler of all things taking such delight in such a messed up person as me-but so he does.

Matt Redman put these words to music some years ago, and here's Robin Mark's typically beautiful version. Enjoy.

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