In view of the recent decision of the Trump administration to move the US Embassy from it’s current position to Jerusalem, I would like to present the following praise from the Bible for Jerusalem, found in Psalms 122 :

“Praise for Jerusalem and the House of the Lord…”

“I rejoiced with those who said to me, ‘Let us go to the house of the Lord.’  Our feet are standing in your gates, O Jerusalem.  Jerusalem is built like a city that is closely compacted together.  That is where the tribes go up, the tribes of the Lord, to praise the name of the Lord according to the statute given to Israel.  There the thrones for judgment stand, the thrones of the house of David.”

“Pray for the peace of Jerusalem:  ‘May those who love you be secure.  May there be peace within your walls and security within your citadels.’  For the sake of my brothers and friends, I will say, ‘Peace be within you.’  For the sake of the house of the Lord our God, I will seek your prosperity.”