On the Day of Pentecost people praised God in many different languages. There is much to be gained by stepping out of the comfort zone of your Mother Tongue and choosing to praise the Lord in an unfamiliar language of fellow members of the Body of Christ. Geniet di reis 🙂
Every so often hymn and a moment in your life intersect and you know that those words and that tune will carry you all the way to the Gates of the Celestial City. This is the one for me.
Because faith is such a personal and intimate experience and we cherish our own ways of worship it is all to easy to belittle the worship of others. We are required to be humble and diligent in prayer rather than ‘holier than thou’
With a Song in my Heart – 40 Days of Sacred Songs Day 8 – Thursday after 1st Sunday of Lent To Listen: Everything is Beautiful (Jesus Loves the Little Children) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0a45z_HG3WU Jesus loves the little children All the children of the world Red and yellow, black and white They are precious… Continue reading With a Song in my Heart – Day 8
With a Song in my Heart – 40 Days of Sacred Songs Day 7 – Wednesday after 1st Sunday of Lent To Listen: Go Forth With God https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pWqdfp9uy50 Go forth with God! The day is now that thou must meet the test of youth, Salvation’s helm upon thy brow, Go girded with the living truth.… Continue reading With a Song in my Heart – Day 7
Every so often a hymn comes along that says ‘Yes!’ to all your questions about faith and the ‘whichness of the why’. This is mine.
Some of us have a ‘Damascus Road Experience” when we can point to a particular time of ‘Conversion’. Others have been nurtured in the faith from the cradle and have always known themselves held by God. All of us need to look for daily moments of turning away from ourselves and towards God
We do not hold the anchor; the anchor holds on to us!
Sometimes the very first thing you learn about something is the one thing that lasts forever. For me the journey of faith begun and continues in a joy that uses the time of Lent to help us celebrate Easter
With a Song in my Heart – 40 Days of Sacred Songs Day 0 – Shrove Tuesday To Listen: One More Step Along the World https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7w2WhUJHaIo One more step along the world I go, one more step along the world I go. From the old things to the new, keep me travelling along… Continue reading With a Song in my Heart – Shrove Tuesday