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lowlyThe voice singing Psalm 138 this morning is vibrant in praise of God and in encouragement to “the lowly” – those who are bowed down by life. Let us sing along:

With all of heaven’s mighty hosts I sing this song to praise you. Your presence is my temple ground, and there I lift my voice and speak your name, in testimony to a love and truth exceeded only by your promises. For when I spoke your sacred name, your word of answer swiftly came as source of all the strength I know within. O peoples of this earth, know this: you too can hear God’s voice and speak the name. You too can know the music of this song revealing all God’s beauty in fullest splendor. For though our God is high beyond this earth, as swift as wind God stoops to hold the lowly close…