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A Mighty Fortress Is Our God

This day’s blog is my 666th posting of this website. The fact that this post falls near a day called Halloween is sheer coincidence. I am not being superstitious here, nor do I intend to be. For those of you … Continue reading

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In Times Like These

As I write this, another terrorist attack has occurred. This time it is in England. London is mourning several of her citizens who were participating in life. A few days earlier, several children and young people, concluding a concert venue and looking … Continue reading

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Onward, Christian Soldiers

As a member of a Bible college choir in Pasadena, CA., in the mid 1980’s, a hymn I always sang was, Onward Christian Soldiers. It was composed in 1865 by Sabine Baring-Gould and Arthur Sullivan. I often sang it when we visited … Continue reading

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O Holy Night

Can nighttime ever be holy? Can surrounding space that is dark become holy? I can picture an atheist asking these questions about the title and theme of the classic Christmas carol, O Holy Night. I can understand what non-believers may say … Continue reading

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I will Sing of My Redeemer

Last year in November, 52 weeks ago, I posted a song that was played on WIHS 104.9 FM radio called, Sing Allelu, sung by Fernando Ortega (click here for the post). It is an inspirational Christian song of gratitude for … Continue reading

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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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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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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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There’s Power In the Blood

One of the symbols that Jesus Christ instituted at the Last Supper was the wine, which symbolizes His  blood shed for us. Here is a  well known hymn which describes why that blood of Jesus Christ is very important to us in … Continue reading

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