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Hosanna to the Prince of Light

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Isaac Watts

It is Better for Me to do Something for God...

I am at last convinced that it is better for me to do something for God, though it be imperfect, than to be guilty of perpetual delays in hopes of better pleasing myself.

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Puritans

Call upon the name of the Lord

The Verse of the Day for August 24 is found in Psalm 116:1-2 (KJV):

I love the Lord, because he hath heard my voice and my supplications.

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Application Of Biblical Principles

Sunday Hymn: We're Marching to Zion

This is another of my favorite hymns written by Isaac Watts. I think of Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones every time I sing it, as he was fond of repeating the middle verses: 78 more words

Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Come, Children, Learn to Fear the Lord

Come, children, learn to fear the Lord
And that your days be long,
Let not a false or spiteful word
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Isaac Watts

Sunday Hymn: O God, Our Help In Ages Past

This is another one of my favorites. It is another Psalm paraphrase by Isaac Watts, and it happens to be one of my favorite Psalms (Psalm 90). 24 more words

Isaac Watts

What To Do When You Don't Feel Like Praying

If you find your heart so very dry and unaffected with the things of religion that you can say nothing at all to God in prayer, that no divine content occurs to your thoughts, go and fall down humbly before God and tell him with a grievous complaint that you can say nothing to him, that you can do nothing but groan and cry before him.

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