Category Archives: Hymns

Nearer, My God, To Thee

About a month ago, I received a phone call that I will always remember for the rest of life. That call came from my mother-in-law. Although we have conversed by  long-distance telephone many times over the years, this one was … Continue reading

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I Must Tell Jesus

Last summer I heard this version of the classic hymn, I Must Tell Jesus, on Christian radio station, WIHS 104.9 FM. The DJ, unraveling the history of this hymn, related to her listeners that there are times when you do … Continue reading

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I Am Redeemed

One of the greatest truth man can ever know is that he has been redeemed. All men have have been redeemed – not just a few! When did that happen? When Jesus Christ, the Son of God, died on the … Continue reading

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Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

The holy angels of God have been around longer than us human beings. They have been endowed with special abilities to serve God. Yet, God’s focus has been on mankind – especially after the spiritual fall of Adam and Eve … Continue reading

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Sing Allelu (Ode 40)

One of the most inspiring of Christian worship artists is Fernando Ortega. His vocal quality and his deep worshipping style to me are full of ispiration. Very often, in the morning, before I leave for work,  I would be fortunate to … Continue reading

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The Love Of God

There is something uniquely different about a classic Christian hymn that is strongly evident when contrasted with the other genre of Christian music. That something is in its lyrics.  The hymn, The Love Of God, is an example. It contains … Continue reading

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The Old Rugged Cross

About a couple of weeks ago, my wife and I dined at a Cracker Barrel Restaurant – a favorite place we enjoy eating in because of the store attached to it. Well, after dinner, as she was looking around and … Continue reading

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Just As I Am

In my previous post entitled, The Blood Of Jesus Christ (part 1), I stated that it was not the blood of Christ that removed man’s sin, but the event, the SHEDDING of His blood which led to His dying on … Continue reading

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I Surrender All

In my last post entitled, The Sin Of Bathsheba, I wrote about two women who were pardoned. One of them was Bathseheba who was the wife of king David. The other woman was an adulteress who was pardoned by Jesus Christ BEFORE … Continue reading

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Were You There When They Crucified My Lord?

Of all the hymns in Christendom, songs such as this one, Were You There When They Crucified My Lord? have given me some difficulty in trying to understand them. Why would anyone in his right mind ask me these types of … Continue reading

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