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2015-05-10 Notes from the Bench

Partita on “Awake, My Heart with Gladness” by Flor Peeters

A commentary on this week’s music by Dr. James T. Gerber, Music Associate

Text:

Awake, my heart, with gladness, 395 more words

All Saints' Episcopal Church

What Language Shall I Borrow?

What language shall I borrow
to thank thee, dearest friend,
for this thy dying sorrow,
thy pity without end?
Oh, make me thine forever,
and should I fainting be, 19 more words

Reflections

Mercy Musings: A Lamb Goes Uncomplaining Forth

A Lamb goes uncomplaining forth, The guilt of sinners bearing

And, laden with the sins of earth, None else the burden sharing;

Goes patient on, grows weak and faint, To slaughter led without complaint,

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Mercy Musings

Fear and Wisdom

Psalm 111 is a powerful reminder that the study of God’s Word is a delight. It not only brings me closer to God, but also fosters an attitude of gratitude and praise. 480 more words

God

All My Heart This Night Rejoices

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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. 775 more words

Christmas Hymn

Diversity Matters

Diversity Matters

Recently, I was the keynote speaker at the Madigan Hospital on Joint Base Lewis-McChord military base. I spoke on the value of diversity and why inclusion was important. 450 more words

Daily Thoughts

Just a Bit O’ History… Psalm 37: A Psalm of Nobility, of State, and of Common Need.

Psalm 37

This Psalm was the basis of the hymn of Paul Gerhardt’s, Befiehl du deine Wege, which has taken national rank in Germany, next to Luther’s… 1,392 more words