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Wordsworth wrote an endless poem in blank verse on” the growth of a poet’s mind.”  I shall attempt a more modest feat for a more distracted age: a blog, “Things which a Lifetime of Trying to Be a Poet has Taught Me.” 308 more words

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Risky Religion, or, The Terrors of Love

Keep the commandments; in this there is safety and peace.
—Barbara A. McConochie, Hymn 303

The world’s a tumultuous place, no doubt about it: roiling with uncertainty.

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'We're Marching to Zion'

Before getting involved in the nooze today, let’s have this from Isaac Watts, from 1707–We’re Marching to Zion. Youtube doesn’t tell me who did such a lovely job of singing this hymn: thank you, whoever you are!


Jesus Shall Reign Wher-e'er The Sun

All kings shall fall down before Him: all nations shall serve Him.

Psalm 72:11


Music:  Joseph Mainzer, 1841/ John Hatton, 1793


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Isaac Watts

Join In! 'I Sing the Mighty Power of God'

Isaac Watts wrote this hymn in 1715, I Sing the Mighty Power of God; and if it doesn’t stir your heart today, you just may need an autopsy. 12 more words


'Am I a Soldier of the Cross?'

This version of Am I a Soldier of the Cross?, sung by Doris Johnson, was the No. 1 Gospel hit in February, 2016. I wonder what Isaac Watts would have thought of that? 34 more words


The Treasure We Possess

How vast the treasure we possess!  How rich Thy bounty, King of Grace!  This world is ours, and worlds to come.  Earth is our lodge and heaven our home. 120 more words

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