January 2013 archive

Jan 30

I hear the sound….

I hear the sound… of scripture being put to music. Throughout the Bible God’s people worship Him through music. In I Chronicles 15:16 when the Levites were carrying the Ark of the Covenant into Jerusalem “David told the leaders of the Levites to appoint their fellow Levites as musicians to make a joyful sound with …

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Jan 15

Give thanks in all circumstances

“Be joyful always; pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” I Thessalonians 5:16-18 How can I be joyful always when life is sometimes difficult and disappointing?  How can I give thanks in all circumstances, especially when my hopes and dreams are crushed?  I have learned …

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Jan 07

Who wrote the hymn ‘Just As I Am?’

  I love Worship Music.  So I’ve decided to add a category to my Blog about my favorites.  I love the hymn ‘Just As I Am.’  In 1835, 177 years ago, Charlotte Elliot wrote this beloved altar call hymn. She was preparing her heart for a charity bazaar the next morning, which was to raise …

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