You Alone Are My Heart's Desire

"As the hart panteth after the water brooks,
so panteth my soul after thee, O God."
~ Psalm 42:1 ~

As the Deer
As the deer panteth for the water, so my soul longeth after You.
You alone are my heart's desire, and I long to worship You.
You alone are my strength, my shield;
To you alone may my spirit yield.
You alone are my hearts desire, and I long to worship You.
 ~ Martin Nystrom ~

Have a blessed Lord's Day!

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The pictures were taken on my way to church last week. 
My sweet husband pulled over on the road so that I could quickly take some pictures :)


Sylvia said...

Always loved that verse. The pictures are so nice and how great that you got to see the deer in the water. Hope you are having a good day.

Hearts & Crafts Boutique said...

What a delighful post, Stephanie. I always enjoy reading your posts - but the Sunday inspirational ones are always my favorite.

Marilyn said...

The music is one of my favorite hymns to play for church! And to see the deer on the way to church-perfect!♥♫

Debbie said...

Just lovely Stephanie and the pictures are wonderful! We have deer wandering through the yard all year long and they never cease to amaze me. God's beauty is such a gift. Have a Blessed Sunday!

Little Birdie Blessings said...

Wow, what a wonderful moment in time for you. A gift!! Thank you for sharing, my husband enjoyed the pictures as well. Perfect verse and song to go along with the pictures. ~ Abby

Linda said...

I have always loved this song Stephanie and want so much for it to be the genuine cry of my heart.
Have a lovely Sunday.

Teri said...

Dear Stephanie...beautiful words and cherished moments! Thank you for sharing! Sunday Blessings ♥ Teri

NanaDiana said...

I have always, always loved this song since the first time I heard it. What great pictures you took there, Stephanie! xo Diana

Vicky Hunt said...

Beautiful verse and photos...:) I can only imagine how cold that water must be! Have a blessed week...:)


Jazzmin said...

Thankyou for the beautiful post :) What a delight to come here on a lovely Sunday and not only read upbuilding scripture (I love that Psalm) and thoughts on the Lord, but hear beautiful music as well.

My heart is always delighted by the things you share.
The nature photographs you took are so serene and lovely as well!

I hope you are having a beautiful and blessed Sunday today!!

Anonymous said...

Stephanie, I love that song and those verses. What beautiful scenery and pictures! Thank you for sharing them with us.

Debbie Harris said...

What a lovely post my dear! That is one of my favorite verses and worship songs. Right after I trusted in Christ as my Savior I went to a Ladies Retreat and that song was sung, so it left great memories in my heart,
You captured some wonderful shots of those deer, and then put it to a most fitting post! Thank you for the Sunday posts that you share with us, I enjoy them greatly!

Joy to you!

Kelly said...

Awe... this is so nice to see all the deer in the water. They never stay still for long so it's hard to get a good photo usually. This is awesome. Thanks for sharing. It goes perfectly with this song.
Hugs and blessings.

Sherri B. said...

I love that song! Everytime I read that scripture I start singing it in my mind. It was a favorite of mine at a church we attentded in a small town in Oregon...How perfect that you got those photos to share with us too!

Have a nice evening an night my friend. xo

Have a Daily Cup of Mrs. Olson said...

Stephanie, thanks for sharing these beautiful photos of the deer. I love watching them. Hope you had a blessed Sunday!

Jennifer Where the Green Grass Grows said...

Beautiful pictures!! One of my favorite songs!!

A Proverbs 31 Wife said...

Love, love, love that song!
And I'm sure my hubby would've pulled over too. :) He keeps binoculars in his truck and when he sees deer he pulls over just so he can count the heads :)

makeyourhomesing said...

I love that song! Wow, I can't believe you saw that on the way to church. How beautiful!

Thanks so much for linking up to the "Making Your Home Sing Monday" linky party today! :)

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