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I Surrender ALL / What Have I Surrendered Today?

As I was singing for nursing home ministry several years ago one of the ladies asked me, “What have you surrendered?” That was a difficult question but is one that we should each ask ourselves each day. 44 more words

'Shall We Gather at the River?'

There is a river, the streams whereof shall make glad the city of God… Psalm 46:4

A good, old-fashioned hymn to grace our morning, in a family sing-along style: … 79 more words

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Encore, 'To God Be the Glory'

Sorry I’m late, but at the start of the day, my computer had turned itself into a planter and I couldn’t do anything with it. I give God the glory, and give God the thanks, for my wife’s tenacious and skillful attack on this particular problem–in which, as you can see, she was victorious. 19 more words

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Bonus Hymn, 'Trust and Obey'

Tradition has it that John Sammis was inspired to write this hymn, in 1887, by something he heard at one of Dwight L. Moody’s revival meetings. 44 more words

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'Immortal, Invisible God Only Wise'

This classic hymn was published in 1876, attaching the lyrics to a Welsh melody published in 1839.

I love the way this hymn sounds when sung by a spirited congregation–don’t you? 26 more words

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Hymn: 'Come, O Thou Traveler'

Come, O Thou Traveler was written by Charles Wesley some 300 years ago, commemorating the Biblical account of Jacob’s wrestle with the angel. Words by Wesley, music by Maddy Prior and the Carnival Band, and brought to you by the Holy Spirit. 21 more words

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'Follow, Follow, I Would Follow Jesus'

This hymn was bestowed on us in 1878, and it’s another one that might move you to turn up the volume. Something about this arrangement calls me into fellowship with the saints of the 19th century; and it’s good to be in their gracious company.

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