What can satisfy you?
(Thomas Sherman, "Divine Breathings; Or, a Pious Soul Thirsting after
What can satisfy you, O my immortal
soul? Nothing but the immortal God, in whom all fullness dwells. He
alone can fill the soul--who fills heaven and earth.
The insufficient creature--may fill the soul with vexation;
none but the all-sufficient God--can fill the soul with
O Lord, no creature of Yours will satisfy me, without Yourself!
Therefore, O Lord, take my heart--and give me Yourself!
"Whom do I have in heaven but
You? And I desire nothing on earth but
You! My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my
heart, my portion forever!" Psalm 73:25-26