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Be still my soul

  1. Be still, my soul: the Lord is on thy side.
    Bear patiently the cross of grief or pain.
    Leave to thy God to order and provide;
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Because He Lives

This song makes my heart sing.  I first heard it/sang it in Spanish at the church I have been attending in Cholula, México, and it touched my heart with the mercy of God in a moment that I so needed a reminder of it.  181 more words



(The Lord our righteousness, the watchword of the reformers)

I once was a stranger to grace and to God,

I knew not my danger, and felt not my load, 215 more words

The Golden Age of Hymns... the 1700s

The 18th Century—the age of personal piety—marked the explosion of contemporary hymns in English and American churches.  Charles Wesley, renowned poet and Methodist evangelist extraordinaire, wrote 8,989 hymns during his lifetime. 315 more words

Of Concerts and Church's Worship, Part Two

Welcome back for the thrilling sequel wherein I (attempt to) draw parallels and conclusions between concert setlists and worship in church life. 794 more words


Of Concerts and Church's Worship, Part One

Please note: I realize the specific artists/examples I employ may not be your thing. Don’t let that stop you from substituting your own favorites. The basic premise still holds up (or so I think). 391 more words


Before the Throne of God Above

Absolutely love the music of the Gettys…this hymn is wonderful all around, but the second verse is especially meaningful for me, as I daily struggle with feelings of condemnation.   172 more words