With Joy and Gladness in my soul I hear the call to prayer
Let us go up to God’s own house and bow before Him there
We stand within your sacred walls, O Zion, blest for aye
Wherein the people of the Lord united homage pay.
They come to learn Jehovah’s will, His mighty deeds to own
For there is judgment’s royal seat, Messiah’s kingly throne
Pray Zion’s city may be blest and have abundant peace
For all that love you in their hearts shall prosper and increase.
I pray the Lord that peace may still within your walls abound
And ever in your citadels prosperity be found
Yea, for the sake of friends and kin my heart desires her peace
And for the house of God the Lord my care shall never cease.
—Psalm 122 (The Psalter 1912, Alt. Henry C. Haffner 2016)