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I Sing the Mighty Power of God

1) The Almanac. Click on the month you want in the side-bar, then the specific date. The blog will tell you what happened in hymn history on that day. 1,047 more words

Isaac Watts

Hymns of the Past - Behold the Sure Foundation-Stone

Today is Fathers Day here in America, a day that was full of sadness growing up without a dad. I want to tell you about three Fathers before you get to the beautiful hymn below. 610 more words


'Twas for Thy Sake, Eternal God

“T’was for Thy sake, Eternal God” – Isaac Watts

‘Twas for Thy sake, eternal God,
Thy Son sustained that heavy load
Of base reproach and sore disgrace, 201 more words


at the cross

My Love and my df girl, along with a man from our church on cajon, lead the music portion of our worship on Sunday mornings.  We sing a mix of old and new songs, each with its own beauty and merit.   971 more words


For The Love of Hymns

A couple of weeks ago at prayer meeting, we opened with a hymn that I purposefully made note of the page number, so that I could come back to it because the lyrics, along with its melody were so weighty, so overwhelming and humbling. 676 more words


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The Lord's Church is on my heart this morning and this post ministered to me in a special way just when I needed it. Thank you, Barbara.

Music: The Emotion of the Soul

The power of singing was given to us chiefly for this, that our warmest affections might break out into melody.

Isaac Watts (1674-1748)

HT: @mike_reeves


'I Sing the Mighty Power of God'

I love this hymn, always have: I Sing the Mighty Power of God, by Isaac Watts, 1715. It makes me think of my wife’s lamb casserole. 32 more words