Hymn of the Week

Before the Throne of God Above

The Advocate (Before The Throne Of God Above) Written by: Charitie Lees Smith (1842-1923)   Before the throne of God above I have a strong and perfect plea, A great high Priest whose Name is Love, Who ever lives and pleads for me. My name is graven on His hands, My name is written on […]

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Jesus Paid it All

Whenever I hear a hymn, any hymn, I fondly remember the little church I grew up in, tucked away in the forest where my dad led the musical team that consisted of an organist and a flutist and sometimes a pianist. When I got old enough, it was a real treat when my dad would […]

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Hymn: Rock of Ages

Rock of Ages, cleft for me, Let me hide myself in Thee; Let the water and the blood, From Thy wounded side which flowed, Be of sin the double cure, Save from wrath and make me pure. Not the labor of my hands Can fulfill Thy law’s demands; Could my zeal no respite know, Could […]

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We need meat in our devotional diet

Hymn of the Week: Jesus, Lover of My Soul, By Charles Wesley (1740) Famous Tune by Joseph Parry (Aberystwyth)   What makes a good hymn?  Or more to the point, what makes a GREAT hymn? I was describing to a friend this week what a good hymn can mean to me.  In some ways hymns […]

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