Selah Service Reflections - Psalm 90

by Selah Service / Jeff Johnson

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The Selah Service Reflections series features readings from the Psalms with music produced by Selah worship leader, Jeff Johnson. There is also a two minute time for silent prayer featuring the sound of the ocean outside the Abbey of Iona, Scotland.

You may download a PDF of the content for each of these here:
www.selahservice.com/2014/10/selah-service-reflections-program-pdfs/

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released October 10, 2014

Trinity Bell

Phos Hilaron
O gracious Light,
pure brightness of the everliving Father in heaven,
O Jesus Christ, holy and blessed!

Now as we come to the setting of the sun,
and our eyes behold the vesper light,
we sing your praises, O God: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

You are worthy at all times to be praised by happy voices,
O Son of God, O Giver of life,
and to be glorified through all the worlds.
☩Ancient Hymn / Book of Common Prayer

A Quiet Knowing
© Jeff Johnson / Sola Scriptura Songs

Psalm 90
Lord, you have been our dwelling place
in all generations.
Before the mountains were brought forth,
or ever you had formed the earth and the world,
from everlasting to everlasting you are God.

You return man to dust
and say, “Return, O children of man!”
For a thousand years in your sight
are but as yesterday when it is past,
or as a watch in the night.

You sweep them away as with a flood; they are like a dream,
like grass that is renewed in the morning:
in the morning it flourishes and is renewed;
in the evening it fades and withers.

For we are brought to an end by your anger;
by your wrath we are dismayed.
You have set our iniquities before you,
our secret sins in the light of your presence.

For all our days pass away under your wrath;
we bring our years to an end like a sigh.
The years of our life are seventy,
or even by reason of strength eighty;
yet their span is but toil and trouble;
they are soon gone, and we fly away.
Who considers the power of your anger,
and your wrath according to the fear of you?

So teach us to number our days
that we may get a heart of wisdom.
Return, O Lord! How long?
Have pity on your servants!
Satisfy us in the morning with your steadfast love,
that we may rejoice and be glad all our days.
Make us glad for as many days as you have afflicted us,
and for as many years as we have seen evil.
Let your work be shown to your servants,
and your glorious power to their children.
Let the favor of the Lord our God be upon us,
and establish the work of our hands upon us;
yes, establish the work of our hands!
☩ESV

Silent Prayer (2 minutes)

☩Ocean / Abbey of Iona, Scotland

Lord, I Lift Up My Heart
Lord, I lift up my heart,
And give you my cares,
Lord, I lift up my heart to you.

Heaven and earth,
Sun, moon and stars,
Angels and seraphim,
All magnify you,
O bright morning star,
We lift up our hearts to you,
We lift up our hearts to you!
© Jeff Johnson / Sola Scriptura Songs

Trinity Bell

Readers:
Ann Boid
Jeff Johnson

Total time: 9:10

Scripture quotations are from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version® (ESV®), copyright © 2001 by Crossway, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Song information:

“A Quiet Knowing” from the CD, BROKEN, GAZING
Jeff Johnson: Keys
Wendy Goodwin: Violin
Brian Dunning: Flute
Phil Baker: Bass
Trevor Fitzpatrick: Cello

“Lord, I Lift Up My Heart” from the CD, BROKEN, GAZING
Jeff Johnson: Keys & voice

Artwork by Kathy Hastings (www.kathyhastings.com)

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Jeff Johnson leads Selah worship for churches, pilgrimage groups and retreat centers. His many ArkMusic recordings feature music from Selah as well as collaborations with Irish flutist, Brian Dunning inspired by Stephen Lawhead’s novels and guitarist, Phil Keaggy. ... more

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