Tag Archives: Hymn

“A Debtor to Mercy Alone”

On Sunday we will complete our study of Romans 8. We have seen why the glorious truths of this chapter have been a tremendous comfort to the saints through the ages. This past Sunday, I quoted from a hymn written … Continue reading

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“My Song is Love Unknown”

Occasionally, I post Hymns here for the purpose of reflection and edification. I have benefited greatly over the years reflecting on hymns that saints of today and yesteryear have penned. I hope the hymn below brings encouragement to your soul. … Continue reading

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“Jesus Paid It All”

Let the late Pastor Ward help you preach the gospel to yourself. Listen and be encouraged: “My sin, oh, the bliss of this glorious thought! My sin, not in part but the whole, Is nailed to the cross, and I … Continue reading

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“Home in View”

Suffering in the life of the Christian should produce a homesickness. Suffering reminds us that things are not as they should be and we are still awaiting Christ’s return. At the same time, this homesickness or longing for Christ’s return … Continue reading

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“Abide With Me”

The hymn below has brought me much comfort the past several years.  Abide with me: fast falls the eventide; the darkness deepens; Lord, with me abide. When other helpers fail and comforts flee, Help of the helpless, O abide with … Continue reading

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“Payment God Cannot Twice Demand”

From Whence This Fear and Unbelief By: Augustus Toplady From whence this fear and unbelief? Hath not the Father put to grief His spotless Son for me? And will the righteous Judge of men Condemn me for that debt of … Continue reading

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Big with Mercy

I enjoy reading good hymns and reflecting on them. Occasionally I like to share some of my favorites on the blog. Four or five years ago I read the third verse of the following hymn in a book where it … Continue reading

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From Duty to Desire

I love to read good hymns, and occasionally I like to share some of my favorites on the blog. Here is one that deserves a thoughtful and contemplative read. Love Constrained to Obedience by William Cowper No strength of nature … Continue reading

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A Good Friday Meditation

Arise, my Soul, Arise by Charles Wesley Arise, my soul, arise; shake off thy guilty fears The bleeding sacrifice in my behalf appears Before the throne my surety stands Before the throne my surety stands My name is written on … Continue reading

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When I Survey the Wondrous Cross

It’s time for another hymn. This classic by Isaac Watts, prolific hymn writer of the 1700’s, has had ample time in my thoughts lately. When I survey the wondrous cross On which the Prince of glory died, My richest gain … Continue reading

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