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Unseen Britain- Isaac Watts is still standing

Away from the main streets of brash consumerism and commercialism of Southampton City there are strongly woven webs of parks and green spaces that run a street’s width north of the Central Library, Art Gallery and Civic Centre. 968 more words

Bonus Hymn, 'Jesus Shall Reign'

Couldn’t make up my mind which of two hymns to post this morning, so I’ve decided to post them both.

Jesus Shall Reign, by Isaac Watts–I’d never heard this one before, and it’s a blessing to have discovered it. 6 more words


Psalm 90

O God, our help in ages past,
Our hope for years to come,
Our shelter from the stormy blast,
And our eternal home!

Before the hills in order stood, 45 more words


Fighting For The Prize.

Yesterday I reflected on the powerful and dynamic faith of Corrie Ten Boom who steadfastly kept her eyes on Jesus while harboring Jewish refugees, being arrested and enslaved at a concentration camp and losing her sister and other family members to the atrocities of WWII.   1,035 more words

New Testament

Sing Unto The LORD a New Song

Most people are creatures of habit. They drive the same way to work. They watch their favourite television shows. They eat the same foods. They enjoy their favourite routines. 554 more words

Church History

Some beautiful music for Sunday

It’s the birthday of the English nonconformist minister Isaac Watts (1674-1748), author of many of the best-known hymns in the English language. This one is his paraphrase of Psalm 23.

Musical Offerings

A Return to Puritan Childhood?

A few weeks ago, there was a fascinating article featured by The Gospel Coalition that caught my eye. The post was titled, “Teaching Theology to Children… 575 more words