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Mistaken Vanity

Society has many varying divisions. These fissures include: money, looks, position, family name, and so forth, so forth. Sometimes, how others are elevated should make the common man (I say this to make a point) laugh. All of humanities dignity’s are all superficial, yet esteemed as immortal. In our mortal flesh, we are bound to …

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By Grace I stand

C. Austin Miles (1868-1946) in 1911 wrote words and music to the familiar hymn, “Dwelling in Beulah Land.” He was prolific in his writing of 398 hymns, including the music to 8. We have retained the tune with the entire chorus, although the title and much of the song was written to reflect doctrine for …

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Praise Him! Praise Him!

Today, we will explore another Fanny Crosby (1820-1915) hymn with the music of Chester G. Allen (1838-1879). This joyful tune, was published in 1889 in a hymnal called “Bright Jewels.” The original title was “Praise, Give Thanks.” This we certainly should do each and every day (1 Thessalonians 5:18). However, the original hymn contains the …

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I Need Thee Every Hour

Annie S. Hawks (1836-1918) and Robert Lowry (1826-1899) together published the hymn ” I Need Thee Every Hour” in 1872. This song is a testament to constant devotion to the Lord and praising Him for all spiritual blessings. Paul spoke of these blessings in Ephesians 1:3 when stating, “Blessed be the God and Father of …

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The Perfect Christian

Christians are always seeking to “be better.” The proof is in the pudding.  The contemporary Christian book market is flooded, and frankly, oversaturated, with “Christian” self-help books.  If you don’t believe me, allow me to name a few of the best-selling Christian books this week according to Audible, an app many enjoy.  Balance: Positioning Yourself …

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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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