God -- the Home of the Soul of Man
Psalm 90:1-17
Lord, you have been our dwelling place in all generations.…

Heinrich Heine, a Jew by birth, not by conviction, professed Christianity in 1825. This profession, however, was merely formal, a necessary preliminary to his practising as a lawyer in Germany. Compelled to leave Germany, he lived in Paris, where he was one of the most brilliant figures in the brilliant society of his day. During many years his wittiest gibes were directed against religion; irreverence was rife in the world around him, and he never hesitated to give it sparkling utterance. But towards the end of his life came a change. A few years before death he wrote, "Yes! I have returned to God like the prodigal son, after my long swineherdship... Is it misery that sends me home? Perhaps a less miserable reason. A heavenly homesickness overtook me." Still later: "I die believing in God one and eternal, Creator of the world. I implore His mercy upon my immortal soul."

Parallel Verses
KJV: {A Prayer of Moses the man of God.} Lord, thou hast been our dwelling place in all generations.

WEB: Lord, you have been our dwelling place for all generations.

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