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Jerusalem, my chief joy

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Submitted by r wilkinson (Australia), Jun 6, 2006 at 22:02

What an extraordinary thought you present.

Psalm 137 - 'By the rivers of Babylon we sat down and wept when we remembered Zion'- the writer says, 'may my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth if I prefer not Jerusalem above my chief joy'.

Not only will the Israelis not keep Jerusalem if they don't have this kind of desire, but they won't deserve to.

In a world of restaurants and night clubs perhaps Jerusalem is just another smelly city; however it is a bit more significant than that.


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