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Joy to the World - Pt. 1

In 1719, Isaac Watts penned what has become one of the most famous hymns sung during the Christmas season. However, it is worth noting that Watts did not write this song for Christmas. 722 more words

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Joy to the World

Psalm 98:1-2 “Oh, sing to the LORD a new song! For He has done marvelous things; His right hand and His holy arm have gained Him the victory.

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'O God, Our Help in Ages Past' (A New Look)

This classic hymn, O God Our Help in Ages Past–words by Isaac Watts (him again!), first published back in 1719–gets a racing version sometime in the 1990s, by, I think, the Maranatha Promise Keepers. 34 more words


Conscience Awareness (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 312)

Isaiah 30:21 (NLT)
Your own ears will hear him. Right behind you a voice will say, “This is the way you should go,” whether to the right or to the left. 554 more words


Do I Like Contemporary Christian Music?

Michael W. Smith and Amy Grant

My wife thinks my taste in music has changed. Can’t blame her–haven’t I always said, “If I see an electric guitar, I’m outta here”? 299 more words


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