Lord, thou hast been our refuge from generation to generation.
The habitation of God is eternal, and underneath the everlasting arms; he shall thrust out the enemy from before thee and shall say, Destroy them.
Be thou my strong habitation unto which I may continually resort; thou hast given a commandment that I should be saved because thou art my rock and my fortress.
Therefore say, Thus hath the Lord GOD said: Although I have cast them far off among the Gentiles and although I have scattered them among the countries, yet I will be to them as a little sanctuary in the countries where they shall come.
And this is the blessing, with which Moses the man of God blessed the sons of Israel before his death.
He that dwells in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.
And we have known and believed the charity that God has in us. God is charity, and he that abides in charity abides in God, and God in him.
And he said, My presence shall go with thee, and I will give thee rest.
And the LORD spoke unto Moses, saying,
And, behold, a man of God came out of Judah by the word of the LORD unto Bethel; and Jeroboam stood by the altar to burn incense.
I will sing of the mercies of the LORD for ever; with my mouth will I make known thy faithfulness to all generations.
Because thou hast made the LORD, who is my hope, even the most High, thy habitation,
Then he shall be for a sanctuary; but for a stone of stumbling and for a rock to cause a fall to both the houses of Israel, for a snare and for a net to the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
But thou, O man of God, flee these things and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, charity, tolerance, meekness.