I never met her but she loved Jesus and served Him faithfully.
I still love the old hymns and this one is a favorite, though the further you sing, the more consecration you need. Do you remember "Take My Life"?
we have no control of where or how the storms come in our lives. It may barrel straight through or slow and pass by.
Originally posted on GGMandy for the five-minute writing challenge. Write for 5 minutes unedited on a specified topic. The prompt ... HAVEN It rained yesterday. Dark billows covered the sun and dropped water, heavy from the sky and then more before the wipers could clear our windshield. Lightning flashed around us like paparazzi while thunder shook the windows. … Continue reading There is a Haven
Continuing from an earlier post on VALUES Here's a hymn that is familiar to most of us through the Billy Graham Crusades. George Beverly Shea found this poem lying on his piano, left there by his mother, who hoped it would change the course of his life. George created a tune to go with the … Continue reading Hymn Favorite – I’d Rather Have Jesus
What a Difference a Day Makes The hymn, One Day, was introduced to me in my teen years. We had moved from Ohio to Wisconsin and being in the middle school Sunday School class, I was required to take part in the Easter program. (You know, I was thinking it was Christmas but after reading the … Continue reading Weekend Hymn Favorites ~ One Day
Too often we carry our burdens around by ourselves. I heard a preacher say that we live in a DIY society and it's true with our Christian lives as well. We try to Do it Ourself. But God says we should bear one another's burdens. Do you know that 2 horses can pull three times the … Continue reading Burdens Are Lifted at Calvary
Write 31 days: Prompt: Song This is my story, this is my song. That's what came to mind first with this prompt. This favorite and beautiful hymn that is nearly 200 years old. Some songs just pass the test of time and this Fanny Crosby hymn, along with many others, is one of them. What's your favorite? … Continue reading Blessed Assurance, Jesus Is Mine
End of the Beginning David Phelps I was takin' a trip on a plane the other day Just wishing that I could get out. When the man next to me saw the book in my hand And asked me what it was about. So I settled back in my seat- "A best seller, " I … Continue reading Sunday Lyrics: The End of the Beginning
Write 31 days: Prompt: praise This morning I rose to see that today's praise is PRAISE. The word alone brought joy to my heart. My first thoughts went to the Doxology. A song we sang every week at the United Methodist Church I grew up in. Today in the YouVersion Bible app the Verse of the … Continue reading Hymn Favorites – The Doxology