A new favorite song

As I was listening to a newly purchased collection from Cardiphonia on the psalms, I came to the end, the last song in the collection.  According to the notes, it didn’t really belong in this collection, but was added capriciously.  I guess I’m glad they added it.  It picks up some themes seen in the psalms, but for the most part its background is elsewhere, incorporating two of my favorite thoughts.  What caught my ear was the combination of Habakkuk’s pledge in Habakkuk 2:1 to wait, to stand firm, to keep watching, with the cry from a believing father of a tormented son in Mark 9:24 “Immediately the father of the boy cried out and said, “I believe; help my unbelief!””  This father and son had battled the demon since the boy’s childhood, and he had to wait even as Jesus’ disciples struggled and were unable to cast the demon out.  So we see that their waiting, while painful, was also fruitful, because as God told Habakkuk in 2:3-4 “…Even if the message is not fulfilled right away, wait patiently; for it will certainly come to pass—it will not arrive late. Look, the one whose desires are not upright will faint from exhaustion, but the person of integrity will live because of his faithfulness.”

What’s the song, you say?


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