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Call upon the name of the Lord

From Psalm 116:1-2 in the Message Bible comes the Verse of the Day for August 24, 2016:

I love God because he listened to me, listened as I begged for mercy.

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Application Of Biblical Principles

Encore, 'A Soldier of the Cross'

I’m posting this hymn again because the times cry out for it: Am I a Soldier of the Cross, words by Isaac Watts, sung by Andy Kenway. 45 more words


"To God I cried with mournful voice"

To God I cried with mournful voice,
I sought his gracious ear,
In the sad day when troubles rose,
And filled the night with fear.

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Isaac Watts—Am I a Soldier of the Cross

Western Thought

In 1709 Isaac Watts writes a two-part sermon on Christian courage. To illustrate the first section he writes a still popular hymn.

Where the life or the estate of our neighbour is in danger, we must venture something to secure it, as well as to defend his good name. 6,893 more words


Poem - The Promises of the Covenant of Grace

Hymn 9

Isa. 55:1,2; Zech. 13:1; Mic. 7:19; Ezek. 36:25, etc.
In vain we lavish out our lives

To gather empty wind;

The choicest blessings earth can yield… 215 more words


Poem - Youth and Judgment 

Hymn 89

Eccl. 11:9.
Ye sons of Adam, vain and young,

Indulge your eyes, indulge your tongue,

Taste the delights your souls desire,

And give a loose to all your fire; 105 more words


Poem - Life The Day of Grace and Hope

Hymn 88

Eccl. 9:4-6,10.
Life is the time to serve the Lord,

The time t’ insure the great reward;

And while the lamp holds out to burn, 145 more words