Reading 10

Prayer O Lord God, Thou art my protecting arm, fortress, refuge, shield, buckler. Fight for me and my foes must flee; Uphold me and I cannot fall. Amen (The Valley of Vision). Today’s Hymn Words: Henry Alford, Psalms and Hymns, 1844. Music: St. George’s Windsor, George J. Elvey, 1858. COME, YE THANKFUL PEOPLE, COME Click … [Read more…]

Reading 09

Prayer O Lord God, Thou art my protecting arm, fortress, refuge, shield, buckler. Fight for me and my foes must flee; Uphold me and I cannot fall. Amen (The Valley of Vision). Today’s Hymn Words: William Whiting, 1860. He wrote the lyrics as a poem for a student about to sail for America. In America, … [Read more…]

Reading 08

Prayer Heavenly Father, You alone reign; let the people tremble. You sitteth between the cherubims; let the earth be moved. Grace us not to fear man but You alone! Amen. Today’s Hymn Words: Some sources show the author as “anonymous.” Others credit Charles Wesley, 1757. The words appeared in George Whitefield’s Collection of Hymns for … [Read more…]

Reading 07

Prayer Heavenly Father, You alone reign; let the people tremble. You sitteth between the cherubims; let the earth be moved. Grace us not to fear man but You alone! Amen. Today’s Hymn Words: John Newton, Olney Hymns (London: W. Oliver, 1779). HOW SWEET THE NAME OF JESUS SOUNDS Click here for tune. How sweet the … [Read more…]