Psalm 3

Prayer Our heavenly Father, please give us faith to rest in Your sovereign care for your children, and be our shield, and glory. Amen. Today’s Hymn Words: Julia B. Cory, 1902. Cory wrote these words at the request of J. Archer Gibson, who wanted new lyrics for the tune “Kremser.” Gibson was organist at the … [Read more…]

Genesis 5

Prayer “Cause me to hear thy lovingkindness in the morning; for in thee do I trust; cause me to know the way wherein I should walk; for I lift up my soul unto thee” (Psalm 143:8). Today’s Hymn Words: Julia B. Cory, 1902. Cory wrote these words at the request of J. Archer Gibson, who … [Read more…]

Genesis 4

Prayer Father of peace and love, please grace our family this day that we may be tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake has forgiven us, Amen. Today’s Hymn Words: Julia B. Cory, 1902. Cory wrote these words at the request of J. Archer Gibson, who wanted new lyrics for the tune … [Read more…]

Matthew 1

Prayer “O continue thy lovingkindness unto them that know thee; and thy righteousness to the upright in heart” (Psalm 36:10). Today’s Hymn Words: Julia B. Cory, 1902. Cory wrote these words at the request of J. Archer Gibson, who wanted new lyrics for the tune “Kremser.” Gibson was organist at the Brick Presbyterian Church in … [Read more…]

Chapter 18b: Executions at Islington

Prayer “O LORD GOD, Thou art our Preserver, Governor, Saviour, and coming Judge. Quieten our souls to call upon Thy name; Detach us from the influence of the flesh and senses; Impress us with the power of faith; Promote in us spirituality of mind that will render our service acceptable to Thee and delightful and … [Read more…]