“Be Thou My Vision” Audrey Assad Be Thou my Vision, O Lord of my heart;Naught be all else to me, save that Thou art;Thou my best Thought, by day or by night,Waking or sleeping, Thy presence my light. Be Thou my Wisdom, and Thou my true Word;I ever with Thee and Thou with me, Lord;ThouContinue reading “2021 – Be Thou My Vision”
Isaac Watts Were the whole realm of nature mine, that were a present far too small: Love so amazing, so divine demands my soul, my life, my all.
John Newton Abominations, like nests of vipers, lie quietly in us – until the rod of affliction arouses them. Then they hiss and show their venom! This discovery is indeed very distressing; yet, until it is made, we are prone to think ourselves much less vile than we really are, and cannot so utterly abhorContinue reading “Who will deliver me from this body of death?”
John Wesley Lord, I am no longer my own, but Yours. Put me to what You will, rank me with whom You will. Let be employed by You or laid aside for You, exalted for You or brought low by You. Let me have all things, let me have nothing, I freely and heartily yieldContinue reading “I am no longer my own”
Andrew Murray Jesus never taught His disciples how to preach, only how to pray. He did not speak much of what was needed to preach well, but much of praying well. To know how to speak to God is more than knowing how to speak to man. Not power with men but power with GodContinue reading “Perspective”
It’s bewildering and sad to see the transitory and futile pursuit of so many, and the multi-billion dollar industry eager to facilitate in the external beauty market. Yet, 2 Cor. 4:16 records for us how to rejuvenate ourselves… … Though our outer self is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day by day
The 2nd Adam completes the creation of the 1st adam. From Wesley’s hymn/carol, “Hark! The herald angels sing”, a verse that is rarely sung… Come, Desire of nations, come! Fix in us Thy humble home: Rise, the woman’s conqu’ring seed, Bruise in us the serpent’s head; Adam’s likeness now efface, Stamp Thine image in itsContinue reading “He came into the world, to come into our hearts”
Please remember that someone you know is having their first Christmas without their husband, wife, mother, father, brother, sister, daughter or son. Others are preparing for their last. Regardless of the specifics, remember that this season of joy is often times a season of sorrow for many. As we think of our Messiah’s birth, followContinue reading “Give Love”
Ignatius of Antioch (disciple of the Apostle John) My dear Jesus, My Savior, is so deeply written in my heart, that I feel confident, that if my heart were to be cut open and chopped to pieces, the name Jesus would be found written on every piece.
When the pagan Licinius ruled the eastern half of the Roman Empire (307-323 AD), it was his evil intent to eliminate Christianity from the lands under his control, and especially, for fear of treason, among the troops. One of his supporters was a cruel man by the name of Agricola who commanded the forces inContinue reading “The 40 Martyrs of Sebaste”