Repost: I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say

Originally posted at The Lutheran Column. Horatius Bonar was born just before Christmas in 1808 to James and Marjory Bonar in Edinburgh, Scotland. His father was from a line of notable churchmen of the Church of Scotland, and this highly influenced young Horace, who would later follow in this legacy. Bonar stayed in Edinburgh through …

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Repost: Hymns – See, Amid the Winter’s Snow

We can find joy and comfort in the hymn “See Amid the Winter’s Snow” in which we celebrate the birth of Christ and the dawn of Redemption in our …Rose: Hymns – See, Amid the Winter’s Snow Edward Caswall was born to a distinct Anglican family in July of 1814 in Hampshire, England. He attended …

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Repost: Hymns – Creator of the Stars of Night

Photo Credit: Saint Nectarios Greek Orthodox Church and Shrine “Creator of the Stars of Night” is a hymn of supplication to our God – Creator, Redeemer, Judge, and Savior.Rose: Hymns – Creator of the Stars of Night "Creator of the Stars of Night" holds much history for me. It reminds me of my alma mater …

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Repost: Hymns – What Hope! An Eden Prophesied

Though this hymn is relatively new, the words have a timeless quality, drawing us back to the Scriptures and when they were written, calling us forward to the day of Christ's next coming. In this hymn, we rest assured in the promises of God that have come to fruition and those we wait for in hope.

Repost: Hymns – Come, Ye Thankful People, Come

This hymn speaks of thankfulness and the plentiful harvest of God, fitting for this season of Thanksgiving and the end of the church year about to begin anew.