Psalm 96

Prayer LORD OF HEAVEN, Thy goodness is inexpressible and inconceivable, in the works of creation thou art almighty. In the dispensations of providence all-wise, in the gospel of grace all love. Amen. (Excerpted from “True Christianity” page 215, The Valley of Vision, Banner of Truth Trust, 1975.) Today’s Hymn Words: Joseph Hart, Hymns Composed on … [Read more…]

Psalm 4

Prayer Our Father God, thank You for the Scriptures that remind us of our continuing need and dependence on Your overwhelming mercy and abundant grace. Teach us to know Your way; to respond according to Your Word. Amen. Today’s Hymn Words: Augustus M. Toplady, 1776. An unsubstantiated story says the lyrics were inspired when Toplady … [Read more…]

Genesis 8

Prayer ” My heart is fixed, O God, my heart is fixed: I will sing and give praise. Awake up, my glory; awake, psaltery and harp: I myself will awake early. I will praise thee, O Lord, among the people: I will sing unto thee among the nations. For thy mercy is great unto the … [Read more…]

Genesis 7

Prayer “I have longed for thy salvation, O Lord; and thy law is my delight. Let my soul live, and it shall praise thee; and let thy judgments help me” (Psalm 119:174-175) Today’s Hymn Words: Augustus M. Toplady, 1776. An unsubstantiated story says the lyrics were inspired when Toplady took shelter from a storm under … [Read more…]

Genesis 6

Prayer “Unless the LORD had been my help, my soul had almost dwelt in silence. When I said, My foot slippeth; thy mercy, O LORD, held me up” (Psalm 94:17-18) Today’s Hymn Words: Augustus M. Toplady, 1776. An unsubstantiated story says the lyrics were inspired when Toplady took shelter from a storm under a rocky … [Read more…]

Matthew 2

Prayer “Thou art my hiding place and my shield: I hope in thy word” (Psalm 119:114) Amen! Today’s Hymn Words: Augustus M. Toplady, 1776. An unsubstantiated story says the lyrics were inspired when Toplady took shelter from a storm under a rocky overhang near England’s Cheddar Gorge; he reportedly wrote the words on a playing … [Read more…]