Sometimes in our lives we have days when we are not as chipper as we normally are. We don’t feel well, or someone has done something to us to hurt us, or things are just generally going bad for us. So, we may begin to focus on the negative rather than on the positive, thus … Continue reading His Song is With Me
As followers of Jesus Christ, we will have enemies. We will have people in our lives who will not speak well of us, but who will speak evil of us. They may slander us, hate us, reject us, persecute us and otherwise mistreat us just because of our faith in Jesus Christ and our walks … Continue reading I Take Refuge
Hymn lyrics by Henry Van Dyke, 1907 Music by Beethoven arr. by Edward Hodges, 1824 Joyful, joyful, we adore Thee, God of glory, Lord of love; Hearts unfold like flowers before Thee, opening to the sun above. Melt the clouds of sin and sadness; drive the dark of doubt away; Giver of immortal gladness, fill … Continue reading Joyful, Joyful We Adore Thee
So, I have not written any new songs in about 2 years for lack of space to do that, but now I have the space, so last night the Lord gave me a new song. The songs the Lord gives to me to write, though, are not always praise and worship songs or happy, happy … Continue reading Arpeggio
Hymn lyrics by Bermard of Clairvaux tr. by Edward Caswall, pub.1849 Music by John B. Dykes, pub. 1866 Jesus, the very thought of Thee With sweetness fills the breast; But sweeter far Thy face to see, And in Thy presence rest. Nor voice can sing, nor heart can frame, Nor can the mem’ry find A … Continue reading Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee
Psalm 149:1 NASB Praise the Lord! Sing to the Lord a new song, And His praise in the congregation of the godly ones. Old Song/New Song So, nearly every morning, when I wake up, the Lord Jesus has a song in my head, whether it be an old hymn, or a contemporary Christian song that … Continue reading Let Us Sing!
Psalm 119:137-144 NASB Righteous are You, O Lord, And upright are Your judgments. You have commanded Your testimonies in righteousness And exceeding faithfulness. My zeal has consumed me, Because my adversaries have forgotten Your words. Your word is very pure, Therefore Your servant loves it. I am small and despised, Yet I do not forget … Continue reading We Live to Praise Him!