1. When Israel came forth from Egypt, the house of Jacob from an alien people,

2. Judah became God's holy place, Israel, God's domain.

3. The sea beheld and fled; the Jordan turned back.

4. The mountains skipped like rams; the hills, like lambs of the flock.

5. Why was it, sea, that you fled? Jordan, that you turned back?

6. You mountains, that you skipped like rams? You hills, like lambs of the flock?

7. Tremble, earth, before the Lord, before the God of Jacob,

8. Who turned rock into pools of water, stone into flowing springs.





Como distinguir uma tentação de um pecado e como estar certo de que não se pecou? – perguntou um penitente. Padre Pio sorriu e respondeu: “Como se distingue um burro de um homem? O burro tem de ser conduzido; o homem conduz a si mesmo!” São Padre Pio de Pietrelcina