We sing the praise of Him Who died, Of Him Who died upon the Cross: The sinner's hope let men deride: For this we count the world but loss. Inscribed upon the Cross we see In shining letters, God is love: He bears our sins upon the tree: He brings us mercy from above. The … Continue reading We sing the praise of Him Who died
Forth in Thy Name, O Lord, I go, My daily labour to pursue; Thee, only Thee, resolved to know In all I think, or speak, or do. The task Thy wisdom hath assigned O let me cheerfully fulfill; In all my works Thy presence find, And prove Thy good and perfect will. Thee may I … Continue reading Forth in Thy Name, O Lord, I go
The Spirit breathes upon the Word, And brings the truth to sight; Precepts and promises afford A sanctifying light, A glory gilds the sacred page, Majestic, like the sun: It gives a light to every age; It gives, but borrows none, The Hand that gave it still supplies The gracious light and heat: His truths … Continue reading A glory gilds the sacred page
I am coming to the cross; I am poor, and weak, and blind; I am counting all but dross; I shall full salvation find. Refrain: I am trusting, Lord, in thee, Thou dear Lamb of Calvary; Humbly at thy cross I bow; Save me, Jesus, save me now. Long my heart has sighed for thee; … Continue reading I am coming to the cross
Praise to the Holiest in the height And in the depth be praise; In all His words most wonderful, Most sure in all His ways. O loving wisdom of our God! When all was sin and shame, A second Adam to the fight And to the rescue came. O wisest love! that flesh and blood, … Continue reading Praise to the Holiest in the height
The joy of redemption! And can it be, that I should gain An interest in the Saviour's blood? Died He for me, who caused His pain- For me, who Him to death pursued? Amazing love! how can it be That Thou, my God, should die for me? 'Tis mystery all! The Immortal dies! Who can … Continue reading Amazing Love!
Oh, Sweet assurance! What a friend we have in Jesus, All our sins and griefs to bear! What a privilege to carry Everything to God in prayer! O what peace we often forfeit, O what needless pain we bear, All because we do not carry Everything to God in prayer! … Continue reading What a friend we have in Jesus!
Bless the Lord, O my soul! O Lord my God, You are very great: You are clothed with honor and majesty, 2 Who cover Yourself with light as with a garment, Who stretch out the heavens like a curtain. 3 He lays the beams of His upper chambers in the waters, Who makes the clouds His chariot, … Continue reading A Song of Praise
This hymn captures my confidence in the conquest of the nations by the gospel. Christ is King not merely over individual souls but over the nations of the earth. This is the testimony of the Bible (Psalm 2; Matt.28: 18,19; Isaiah 2:2; 40:5; Malachi 1:11), and it is the vision of The Christian Mind. Jesus … Continue reading Jesus shall reign where’er the sun
The majesty and sovereignty of God lies at the root of the Christian worldview. God is not just the Creator of the universe, he is its Sovereign Ruler. This hymn captures the transcendent majesty of God. It is a call to worship, but more than that, it is a declaration of his absolute holiness. Reginald … Continue reading God Transcendent