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Worry from the Pulpit

Sometimes, pastors get asked questions like, “Is it ok to preach on something that you haven’t quite gotten over yourself?” I used to think the same as the inquisitor. But now in a position where people may sometimes seek my counsel, I think this.  The qualifications of an overseer are quite specific (1 Timothy 3). …

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Blessed Assurance

We are going to explore another wonderful Fanny Crosby (1820-1915) hymn written in 1873 with composer Phoebe Knapp (1839-1908), whom was one of the most widely known women of the 19th century. This hymn, “Blessed Assurance,” was so loved by Fanny Crosby, the first verse is inscribed on her headstone. The Scriptures teach us that …

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To God be the Glory

The writer of this beloved hymn hardly needs an introduction. Fanny Crosby whose actual name was Frances Jane van Alstyne born March 24, 1820, and wrote more than 8,000 hymns. She lived a fascinating 94 years of life, that would be well worth your time to read about. But we are focusing on one hymn …

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