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'When All Thy Mercies, O My God'

Susan said this hymn would make me feel better, and she was right: When All Thy Mercies, O My God, hymn of Thanksgiving and praise. 43 more words


'O God, Our Help in Ages Past'

Don’t worry–I’m only here so early because I wanted to ride my bike before it got too hot.

This fine old hymn by Isaac Watts, … 53 more words


'When the Trumpet of the Lord Shall Sound'

This joyful and triumphant hymn is so tied in with what I’m writing now, in my new book, The Silver Trumpet, that I couldn’t possibly resist it, when I accidentally discovered it. 14 more words


Yes! 'O Worship the King'

I love this glorious old hymn, and I love the way Maddy Prior and the Carnival Band perform it.

The melody in this version was published in 1815, but there are other melodies used from 1708 and 1621. 10 more words


'O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing,' Old-Style

You might not quickly recognize this as the traditional hymn, O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing–because this is the way it was sung 300 years ago. 53 more words


Bonus Hymn, 'Jesus Shall Reign'

Couldn’t make up my mind which of two hymns to post this morning, so I’ve decided to post them both.

Jesus Shall Reign, by Isaac Watts–I’d never heard this one before, and it’s a blessing to have discovered it. 6 more words


More, More! 'To Be a Pilgrim'

My soul needs this nourishment today, so I hope nobody minds if once again I post this–my favorite rendition of one of my very favorite hymns, … 79 more words