O Holy Night – In Adoration of Christ

“O holy night, the stars are brightly shining, it is the night of our dear Savior’s birth…” The words to this now-beloved hymn were penned in France in 1847, during a stagecoach ride en route to Paris, whilst the author reflected on the nativity as recounted in the Gospel of Luke. Placide Cappeau de Roquemaure … Continue reading

All I Have Is Christ

I sang this song in church this morning, and it was such a blessing to me. Sovereign Grace Music aptly tells the story of the sinner who as been brought to life by the blood of Jesus. This song expresses the  true embodiment of the Christian life and faith. Surely we were all once lost and depraved, … Continue reading

Thy Mercy, My God

Recently, the Lord brought this song to my attention as I was preparing to work with the worship team in my youth group. I was immediately struck by the simplicity and beauty as well as profoundness of the lyrics. Written by John Stocker and put to music by Sandra McCracken, Thy Mercy, My God has reminded me … Continue reading

Sovereign Over Us

Oh what a joy and an ever present comfort it is to know that God is sovereign! I love this song, not only because the lyrics beautifully describe the omniscient and omnipresent character of my God, but also because it has become a huge source of encouragement to me as I have been enduring trials … Continue reading

The Precious Blood

This is just a beautiful song that has been encouraging me immensely lately. Written by Peter Gagnon and performed by Sovereign Grace Music, it is a wonderful praise and worship song which speaks of the beloved blood which flowed from our Savior on the cross so that mankind might be justified in God’s sight. There is … Continue reading

O the Deep Deep Love of Jesus

This hymn was written in 1875 by Samuel Trevor Francis. Isn’t is amazing that Christ’s love for His children has never changed? It is deep! It is vast! It is unmeasured! O praise to His name for such unmerited love. That we would be the beneficiaries of His amazing and perfect love is more than … Continue reading

It Is Well With My Soul

Horatio G. Spafford was Chicago lawyer will a thriving business and a well-rounded family. His faith was steadfast and strong, but what most people don’t know is that he would undergo some extremely trying struggles and tests before he would  become the author of the well-known hymn “It is Well with my Soul”. In 1870, Spafford’s youngest … Continue reading

Be Thou My Vision

This hymn, originally written Dallan Forgaill and translated from Irish to English, is the ultimate cry of every Christian, whose spiritual eyes are yet imperfect, and who is desperate for the sovereign yet gentle hand of God to lead them through a world darkened by sin to a place of eternal perfection and glory. May … Continue reading

Shout to the Lord

This past week, while I was at a summer camp with my youth group, this particular song impacted me in my worship of God. There is no one who is like Jesus Christ my Savior, and there is nothing that can compare to the promise that I have of eternal life in Him. Why then … Continue reading

Speak O Lord

This song, written by Keith Getty and and Stuart Townhend, has such beautiful words, words that have  become one of my most earnest prayers  over past week… Speak O Lord Speak, O Lord, as we come to You To receive the food of Your Holy Word. Take Your truth, plant it deep in us; Shape and … Continue reading

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