A Psalm of Thanks
Psalm 100


As the deer pants for streams of water,
so my soul pants for you,
my God.

Psalm 42:1



The music playing is titled
As the Deer Panteth for the Water
Performed by Kathy Troccoli
Composed by Martin J. Nystrom in 1984
This song is based on Psalm 42:1

...I found myself sitting at a piano trying to write a song. I was simply playing chord progressions when
I noticed a Bible on the music stand of the piano. It was open to Psalm 42. My eyes fell on the first
verse of that chapter. I wrote the first verse and the chorus of a song, pretty much straight
through. The whole of the adventure was completed in a matter of minutes.

- Martin Nystrom


Shout for joy to the Lord, all the earth.

Worship the Lord with gladness;

come before him with joyful songs.

Know that the Lord is God.

It is he who made us, and we are his;

we are his people, the sheep of his pasture.

Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise;

give thanks to him and praise his name.

For the Lord is good and his love endures forever;

his faithfulness continues through all generations.


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