One Thing I Ask – Psalm 27

1 The LORD is my light and my salvation.
Whom shall I fear? Whom shall I fear?
The LORD is the stronghold of my life.
Of whom shall I be afraid?

2When evildoers come to feed upon my flesh,
My enemies and foes: they stumble and fall.
3 Though a force encamps against me, my heart will not fear;
Through war I’m confident.

4One thing I ask from the LORD, that I seek:
To dwell in HIS house all the days of my life,
To look on the beauty of the LORD,
In his temple meditate.

5 For He’ll hide me in his shelter on the troubled day.
He will cover me in the cover of his tent.
On a rock He’ll lift me high. 6Now my head will be raised up
Above my surrounding foes.

And then I will offer in the shelter of his tent
My sacrifice, and shouts of joy.
And so I will sing out unto the LORD,
I will sing in praise.

7Hear, O LORD, when I cry aloud.
Be gracious to me, and answer me.
8You have said, “Seek my face,” and my heart says to you, “
Your face, LORD, do I seek.”

9Don’t hide yourself from me, or reject me in your wrath.
You have been my help; do not cast me off!
Don’t ever leave me, my Savior, my God,
10for my father and mother left.

But the LORD will take me in.
11LORD, teach me your way.
Lead me true, because of my foes.
12Don’t give me up to them, false and violent men;
Against me they rise up.

13I believe that I’ll look on the goodness
Of the LORD in the land of the living.
14Wait for the LORD! Be strong! Set your heart,
And wait for the LORD.


Written by Emily Bateman & Derek Moore

Produced by Jeremy Casella
Engineered by Billy Whittington & Evan Redwine
Mixed & Mastered by Jim Dineen

Recorded at The Attic, The Wine Box & The Map Room (Nashville, Tennessee)

Lead Vocals: Jeremy Casella
Drums & Percussion: Ken Lewis
Bass: Matt Pierson, James Gregory
Piano, Keys, Dulcimer: Blair Masters
Electric Guitar, Lap Steel: Nathan Duggar
Acoustic Guitar, High String Guitar, Keys, BGV: Jeremy Casella
Backing Vocals: Abigail Johnston