image: Lee Friedlander
I have a city and a king,
But not the city Broadway knows,
And not the king the stages sing--
No, not the king this photo shows.
I have a city and a king--
A king who's strong, but knows my name;
His presence makes my glad heart sing
And dance with joy and praise his fame.
My city reaches skyful height
And yet it shines beneath one's feet.
It's always day there, never night,
And gold is pavement on the street.
I haven't seen that city yet,
Its king is not just yet in view,
But he has promised we will get
To be there--home--forever new.
And I saw the holy city, new Jerusalem,
coming down out of heaven from God,
prepared as a bride adorned for her husband.
-Revelation 21:2 ESV
...for my people have committed two evils:
they have forsaken me,
the fountain of living waters,
and hewed out cisterns for themselves,
broken cisterns that can hold no water.
--Jeremiah 2:13 ESV
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