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Hymn, 'Am I a Soldier of the Cross'

Hard times are here for Christians, and harder times are coming. We’ll need courage to get through them. We’ll need faith.

But greater is He that is in us than he that is in the world. 51 more words


I Believe

I believe the promises of God enough to venture an eternity on them.

Isaac Watts (1674-1748)


Come, Holy Spirit, Heavenly Dove

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. 930 more words

Christian Life

Orthodoxy and Charity United: An appeal to those debating the role of works in our salvation.

There have been many blog posts and articles written recently regarding the role of good works in the Christian’s life, the nature of justification, and the ways in which one should preach the gospel. 6,234 more words

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Jesus Shall Reign

If you asked me for a shortlist of my favorite hymns, “Jesus Shall Reign Where’er the Sun” would be somewhere near the top. And I wouldn’t be alone – this hymn is one of the most well-known and well-loved songs in Evangelical circles. 993 more words


Monday Music - Psalm 32

In Romans 4:7-8, Paul quotes from Psalm 32, a psalm celebrating the joy and peace and relief that forgiveness brings. It is a balm, a comfort to troubled hearts, but only comes if we go through the hard work, the exposing work, of confessing our sins. 398 more words

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Monday Music - I Boast No More

Then what becomes of our boasting? It is excluded.   – Romans 3:27

For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing: it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.     398 more words

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