How fantastic is this? The Psalm for this Sunday is Psalm 36. The King James Bible has verses 5-6 as follows:
Thy mercy, O LORD, is in the heavens; and thy faithfulness reacheth unto the clouds.
Thy righteousness is like the great mountains;
thy judgments are a great deep:
O LORD, thou preservest man and beast.
Which is fair enough and OK and all that – but hardly pant-bustingly zingy! Whereas – the Message has it as follows:
I shall be using the Message version as-is for my Opening Sentences! Job done!