“My soul longs, indeed it faints for the courts of the Lord; my heart and my flesh sing for joy to the living God.”
“Even the sparrow finds a home, and the swallow a nest for herself, where she may lay her young, at your altars, O Lord of hosts, my King and my God.”
“Happy are those who live in your house, ever singing your praise. Selah
Happy are those whose strength is in you, in whose heart are the highways to Zion.”
“As they go through the valley of Baca they make it a place of springs; the early rain also covers it with pools.”
“They go from strength to strength; the God of gods will be seen in Zion.”
“For a day in your courts is better than a thousand elsewhere.
I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God than live in the tents of wickedness.”
“For the Lord God is a sun and shield; he bestows favour and honour.
No good thing does the Lord withhold from those who walk uprightly.”
“O Lord of hosts, happy is everyone who trusts in you.” (Psalms 84)