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life in the valley

(Psalm 23)

lyrics


Life in the Valley

Choose life everybody
Come rest in the valley
Live in my dreams and let hope overflow from your heart
Walk free from the shadows (come into the light)
There’s truth in the valley
(Truth in the valley that frees you live, frees you to live)
So rise, up take hold of the life that I so gladly give
(Come)
Choose life (repeated)


The Lord is my shepherd (Psalm 23:1 NCV)
You Lord are my shepherd (repeated)

I will never be in need
You let me rest in fields of green grass
You lead me to streams of peaceful water
And you refresh my life
You are true to Your name
And you lead me along the right paths (Psalm 23:1-3 CEV)

Even though I walk through the darkest valley
I will fear no evil, for you are with me;
Your rod and your staff, they comfort me.
You prepare a table before me
in the presence of my enemies.
You anoint my head with oil;
my cup overflows. (Psalm 23:4-5 NIV)

Your kindness and love will always be with me
Each day of my life  (Psalm 23:6 CEV)
And I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever. (Psalm 23:6 NIV)

Come, Choose life (repeated)

You are my shepherd
I follow You
For you restore me, and lead me home
You are my shelter (my shelter)
I rest in You
(rest in You)
For you protect me, and hold me safe
You’re my companion (companion)
I walk with You (walk with you)

Into eternity I live in grace
Into eternity I live in grace
Into eternity I live in grace
Into eternity I live in grace



Music & Lyrics by Neil Haydock & Julie Palmer © 2011 Capernaum Publishing

Psalm 23:1-3 and Psalm 23:6 scripture quotations taken from the Contemporary English Version © 1991, 1992, 1995 by American Bible Society, Used by Permission.

Psalm 23:4-6 scripture taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984 Biblica. Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved. The "NIV" and "New International Version" trademarks are registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office by Biblica. Use of either trademark requires the permission of Biblica.


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This music is taken from the prayerscapes album "Into Eternity" featuring "Lord Be My Vision", soundtracks on John 1, Pete Greig from 24/7 prayer.com, and six more tracks for worship, prayer and meditation.

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