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'Come, O Thou Traveler Unknown'

This is by Charles Wesley in the 18th century–Come, O Thou Traveler Unknown, sung by Maddy Prior and played, old-style, by the Carnival Band: a hymn about Jacob wrestling with the angel. 24 more words

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'Home of the Soul'

This hymn from 1912, Home of the Soul, is here performed by Nathan and Lyle, with family and friends, in Denton County, Texas–performed, as always, with great enthusiasm. 27 more words

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Something Different: 'Pat-a-Pan' in August

You don’t hear many Christmas carols in August. I stumbled over this one this morning, and  couldn’t resist posting it–the old Burgundian carol, Pat-a-Pan, performed by David Archuleta… with the first verse sung in the original Burgundian French. 79 more words

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Encore, 'A Soldier of the Cross'

I’m posting this hymn again because the times cry out for it: Am I a Soldier of the Cross, words by Isaac Watts, sung by Andy Kenway. 45 more words

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Today's Hymn, 'Amazing Grace'

Looking for something else, I found this–Amazing Grace, performed by Il Divo at the Coliseum in Rome–and decided to keep it. Listen, and you’ll see why. 28 more words

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'Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring'

It can’t be wrong to post this, one of the most beautiful pieces of music ever created–by Johann Sebastian Bach, in collaboration with the Holy Spirit. 34 more words

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'O, Worship the King' (an Unusual Treatment)

Some of you are not going to like this rendition of a classic hymn. Then again, some of you like Chris Tomlin. In any event, give it a chance. 50 more words

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