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Life with expectancy

The closing question for my small group’s discussion last night was, “How would your life be different (practically and specifically) if you lived each day with a continual expectancy of Christ’s return?”  It is a convicting question, to be sure.   431 more words


Encore, 'I Sing the Mighty Power of God'

I don’t know about you, but I need a hymn this morning. I think I may have posted this one some months ago, but it’s the one I want just now: … 60 more words


The Golden Age of Hymns... the 1700s

The 18th Century—the age of personal piety—marked the explosion of contemporary hymns in English and American churches.  Charles Wesley, renowned poet and Methodist evangelist extraordinaire, wrote 8,989 hymns during his lifetime. 315 more words

Joy to the World

Irelyn’s Christmas toys make up a large portion of the background music for this track. Enjoy with your families!


It’s here! We’ve been talking about Jesus who is the joy of the world, the hope for all humanity, all creation. 280 more words

For The Sent Ones

Joy to the World

Merry Christmas to all, I wish to you all God’s peace. 174 more words


Hymn, 'Joy to the World'

By reader request, here’s Joy to the World, with printed lyrics.

Did you know those lyrics were by Isaac Watts, early in the 19th century? 61 more words


Joy to the World

Joy to the World is one of my favorite Christmas Carols. Not only because of the message:

But how when I hear it, I just want to get up and sing or dance! 55 more words