Do I Dare?

“‘Amazing Grace,’ How sweet the sound!” The composer of the beloved hymn, John Newton (1725-1807), had this hymn first published in what is called “The Olney Hymns” book. It was an illustration of potent ideologies of the evangelical movement in England at the time. The Amazing Grace tune as we know it was composed byContinue reading “Do I Dare?”

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”

Grace In Our Weakness

In 1899 a poem was written by Henry Coyle titled “Thankful Heart”, that said the following about the grace of God. The poem states, “…For we are human, weak and prone to wrong,And by Thy grace alone are we made strong.” Profoundly, Coyle articulates one of the many attributes of Godly grace. We know thatContinue reading “Grace In Our Weakness”