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Happy Thanksgiving!

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I would like to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving! If you live in other parts of the world, well, Happy Thanksgiving to you as well! No matter where you live, as believers in Christ, we have cause to be thankful to God for who he is and all he has, is and will do for us! Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on November 27, 2014 in Holidays, Songs and Hymns, Thanksgiving

 

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And Can It Be . . .

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My previous post was on one of my favorite hymns by Isaac Watts, Boast No More.  This got me to thinking of other hymns I enjoy.  Probably, my favorite hymnist was Charles Wesley.  By far my favorite hymn of Wesley’s, and I think my favorite hymn period, is And Can It Be. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on April 26, 2013 in Poetry and Creative Musings, Songs and Hymns

 

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No More My God, I Boast No More

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One of my favorite hymns is by Isaac Watts.  Watts was a prolific writer and I enjoy many of his selections.  The one I am drawn to the most though is one titled, I Boast No More.  These are the lyrics to this great and humbling hymn:

No more, my God, I boast no more
Of all the duties I have done;
I quit the hopes I held before,   
To trust the merits of Thy Son

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Posted by on April 25, 2013 in Poetry and Creative Musings, Songs and Hymns

 

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I am a Whore, a Bastard Child, a Prodigal

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Artwork by Cody F. Miller (used by permission)

If you could love me as a wife

And for my wedding gift your life

Should that be all I’ll ever need

Or is there more I’m looking for

And should I read between the lines

And look for blessings in disguise

To make me handsome, rich and wise

Is that really what you want

‘Cause I am a whore, I do confess

I put you on just like a wedding dress

And I run down the aisle

I run down the aisle

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