Recently, we have started singing Magnificat (Words and Music by Randy Gill) as a congregation. This song is based on Mary's praise to God when she learns that God has chosen her to bring Immanuel into the world and her visit to Elizabeth, the soon to be mother of John the Baptist. - Luke 1:46-55. If you are … Continue reading Do you have a Favorite Hymn?
Austin Taylor penned the following lyrics in 1911. They are some of the most meaningful to me; "Closer to Thee, near to Thy side, Closer dear Lord, I would abide; Hold me in Thy embrace, 'neath every smile of grace, Grant me, Thy child a place Closer to Thee." The Greeks wanted to see Jesus. Parents … Continue reading Growing Closer to the Savior
People's Favorite Hymns, by job title. 1. Dentist: Crown Him with Many Crowns 2. Meteorologist: When the Storm Passes Over 3. Contractor: The Church's One Foundation 4. Tailor: Holy, Holy, Holy 5. Politician: Standing on the Promises 6. IRS (Tax Collector): I Surrender All 7. Realtor: I've Got a Mansion, Just Over the Hill Top … Continue reading A- Hymns (ahem)