The Fountainhead

“For God is good – or rather, of all goodness He is the Fountainhead.” ~Athanasius of Alexandria This statement was penned by early church father Athanasius of Alexandria in a work discussing the incarnation of Jesus Christ. He states the phrase, “For God is good.” We hear this all the time but in a varietyContinue reading “The Fountainhead”

What A Day

Eliza Hewitt, a school teacher in Philadelphia (1898), who wanted to reach her students with the Gospel wrote the classic hymn, “When We All Get to Heaven.” The music was written by Emily Wilson, who was also the wife of a Methodist District Superintendent. The anticipation of Heaven has often been described as the oxygenContinue reading “What A Day”

Christ Ablaze

Infinite God, nothing outlasts your throne.  Through times past, but now, and ages to come, You preserve the gathered righteous alum. By Your sure Word, the hungry soul You hone.  Bewildered, I live to make Your name known. To Thy Gospel I willingly succumb. Sanctified under the cloud of Your thumb.  Understanding the will thatContinue reading “Christ Ablaze”

A God Owned Patent

At the end of an earlier post on Enriching Grace, the devotion ended with the verse Ephesians 5:19. I thought more on that verse and how one of the most precious things that God ever created was the human voice. The second part of the verse speaks of making melody in your heart to theContinue reading “A God Owned Patent”