“That every knee to Thee should bow.”

A hymn by Josiah Conder: Thou art the everlasting Word, The Father’s only Son; God manifest, God seen and heard, The heaven’s beloved One; Worthy, O Lamb of God, art Thou, That every knee to Thee should bow! In Thee, most perfectly expressed, The...

“Our God, Heaven cannot hold Him”

Have you ever actually read the words to this old christmas hymn? In the bleak midwinter, frosty wind made moan, Earth stood hard as iron, water like a stone; Snow had fallen, snow on snow, snow on snow, In the bleak midwinter, long ago. Our God, Heaven cannot hold...

“I give Thee back the life I owe.”

Grace Amadio recommended this hymn by George Matheson: O Love that wilt not let me go, I rest my weary soul in thee; I give thee back the life I owe, that in thine ocean depths its flow may richer, fuller be. O Light that followest all my way, I yield my flickering...

A Glory Gilds the Sacred Page

A hymn by William Cowper: A glory gilds the sacred page, Majestic like the sun; It gives a light to every age; It gives, but borrows none. The Spirit breathes upon the Word And brings the truth to sight; Precepts and promises afford A sanctifying light. The hand that...

All there is

To eat, to breathe to beget Is this all there is Chance configuration of atom against atom of god against god I cannot believe it. Come, Christian Triune God who lives, Here am I Shake the world again. –Francis...

“Hasten to Thy glorious day”

A hymn by Charles Wesley: Forth in Thy Name, O Lord, I go, My daily labor to pursue; Thee, only Thee, resolved to know In all I think or speak or do. The task Thy wisdom hath assigned, O let me cheerfully fulfill; In all my works Thy presence find, And prove Thy good...