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When I Survey The Wondrous Cross

What things were gain to me, those I counted loss for Christ.

Philippians 3:7


Music:  Lowell Mason, 1824, based on plainsong melody…

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Philippians 3:7

Isaac Watts: The Lord, how wondrous are His ways!

The Lord, how wondrous are His ways!
How firm His truth! How large His grace!
He takes His mercy for His throne,
And thence He makes His glories known. 215 more words


Always Looking to God

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 heav’n our home. 118 more words

Isaac Watts

'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