Scripture That Inspired The Song
Psalm 84 New International Version (NIV)
24 Better one day in your court than a thousand anywhere else. I would rather stand at the threes hold of GODS house than dwell in the tents of the wicked.
Romans 1:21 New International Version (NIV)
21 Because, although they knew God, they did not glorify Him as God, nor were thankful, but became futile in their thoughts, and their foolish hearts were darkened.
Luke 15:13 New International Version (NIV)
13 And not many days after, the younger son gathered all together, journeyed to a far country, and there wasted his possessions with prodigal living.
Genesis 4:7 New International Version (NIV)
7 If you do well, will you not be accepted? And if you do not do well, sin lies at the door. And its desire is for you, but you should rule over it.
Isaiah 35:8-10 New International Version (NIV)
8 A highway shall be there, and a road, And it shall be called the Highway of Holiness. The unclean shall not pass over it, But it shall be for others. Whoever walks the road, although a fool, Shall not go astray.
9 No lion shall be there, Nor shall any ravenous beast go up on it; It shall not be found there. But the redeemed shall walk there,
10 And the ransomed of the LORD shall return, And come to Zion with singing, With everlasting joy on their heads. They shall obtain joy and gladness, And sorrow and sighing shall flee away
Ecclesiastes 7:5 New International Version (NIV)
5 It is better to listen to a wise mans rebuke Than for a man to listen to the praise/song of fools.
Ezekiel 14:5-6 New International Version (NIV)
5 That I may seize the house of Israel by their heart, because they are all estranged from Me by their idols.
6 Therefore say to the house of Israel, 'Thus says the Lord GOD: "Repent, turn away from your idols, and turn your faces away from all your abominations.