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'O God, Our Help in Ages Past'

O God, Our Help in Ages Past, composed by Isaac Watts in 1719, still has power to move us today. Here we have it augmented with scenes of the beautiful English countryside–I think what C.S. 18 more words


Today's Hymn, 'We're Marching to Zion'

Isaac Watts wrote this in 1707, We’re Marching to Zion, and you might want to turn up the volume on it–a glorious hymn to start your day. 21 more words


Satan's Devices To Draw The Soul to Sin

Brooks unpacks 12 devices of our enemy and their remedies. I’ll present two each day. There’s lots of food for thought here.

#1. By presenting the bait and hiding the hook: … 474 more words

Church History

Heiliges Fest der Kreuzeserhöhung

Heute feiert die römisch-katholische und griechisch-orthodoxe Kirche mitsamt der Anglikanischen und Teile der Lutherischen Kirche das Fest des Hl.Kreuzes, das nach der Kyriakoslegende von der Kaiserin Helena (Mutter Kaiser Konstantins) in 350-60 in Jerusalem gefunden und mit dem Bau der Grabeskirche besonders verehrt wurde: “Die Weihe dieser heiligen Kirche wird mit größtem Aufwand gefeiert, weil am selben Tage das Kreuz des Herrn gefunden wurde“.  42 more words

Read the Bible like Isaac Watts.

In 1709 Isaac Watts wrote a hymn that has had a profound impact on my walk with Christ, and more particularly, on my understanding of the Bible. 490 more words


From All That Dwell Below the Skies

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. 1,139 more words

Isaac Watts

'When I Survey the Wondrous Cross'

Looking around for an Isaac Watts hymn to post for you this morning, I discovered this: The King’s Heralds singing When I Survey the Wondrous Cross. 9 more words