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Hymns from the Past - Almighty Maker, God!

Almighty Maker, God,

How wondrous is thy name!

Thy glories how diffused abroad,

Through the creation’s frame.

Nature in every dress

Her humble homage pays, 98 more words


Hymns from the Past - Praise to God for His Goodness and Truth

Due to inclement weather and vehicle issues we’re stuck inside this Sunday morning. We’ve just started attending a church in our new town and fellowship has been sweet. 193 more words


Come, Let Us Join Our Cheerful Songs

1) The Almanac. Click on the month you want in the side-bar, then the specific date. The blog will tell you what happened in hymn history on that day. 914 more words

Isaac Watts

Top 10 List: Hymns

How does one even figure out which hymns to include? I can’t guarantee the order is always the same for me, as it tends to depend on my circumstances. 1,034 more words

Encore: Jesus Shall Reign

I’m posting this yesterday for release today. Does that make any sense? Jesus Shall Reign, by Isaac Watts: “Blessings abound where’er He reigns.”


Encore: 'Jesus Shall Reign Where'er the Sun'

Commenting upon the, er, “transgender preacher” two years ago, Laura requested this hymn–Jesus Shall Reign Where’er the Sun, written by Isaac Watts and published in 1719. 14 more words


With Reverence Let The Just Appear

This is the text of this hymn as it appeared in the 1827 Hymns adapted to the Weekly Service of the Church Year. It was used in that hymnal for the Fourth Sunday after Epiphany.  89 more words

The Church Year