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'From Every Stormy Wind' ('The Mercy Seat')

This hymn has been around since 1828, and yet I never heard of it until this morning, when Susan suggested it. I discover a lot of people love this hymn, which is also known as… 13 more words

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'All Hail the Power of Jesus Name'

To me this will always be the hymn for a bright and sunny morning–All Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name. May the name of Jesus Christ Our Lord blaze forth this day in glory, He whose right it is to rule Creation. 25 more words

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'To God Be the Glory' (Embrace the Wildness)

We do like to do things decently and in good order, as St. Paul admonished the church in Corinth. But at the same time, our Christian faith contains a note of wildness which shouldn’t be ignored. 66 more words

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Encore, 'Yield Not to Temptation'

Yield Not to Temptation, written by Horatio Palmer in 1868–don’t you love those 19th century hymns?–was always a Sunday school favorite in my old church. This rendition is by the choir at The Church of God.

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By Request, 'Go Ye Now in Peace'

Susan asked for this one–Go Ye Now in Peace, performed by the Rochester College A Cappella Chorus–so it’s the hymn to start the day. 35 more words

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'Send the Light'

I never heard this hymn before. Isn’t it beautiful? Send the Light, sung by the Altar of Praise Men’s Chorale, a good old hymn from 1890–make a joyful noise unto the Lord.

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'Hail Him the King of Glory'

I have to take Robbie in for her checkup this morning, but first a hymn–Hail Him the King of Glory, performed by the kids at Fountainview Academy in British Columbia: with God’s own stage settings in the background.

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