Job 38:7, Martin Luther King: A New Day

When the morning stars sang together, and all the sons of God shouted for joy

//On March 31, 1968, a week before his assassination, Reverend Martin Luther King quoted the book of Revelation to conclude a sermon at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C.:

Thank God for John, who centuries ago out on a lonely, obscure island called Patmos caught vision of a new Jerusalem descending out of heaven from God, who heard a voice saying, “Behold, I make all things new; former things are passed away.” God grant that we will be participants in this newness and this magnificent development. If we will but do it, we will bring about a new day of justice and brotherhood and peace. And that day the morning stars will sing together and the sons of God will shout for joy.