Wordwise Hymns

HYMN STORIES The History and Meaning of Our Hymns. Hymn stories enrich our singing as Christians. Our hymns are fundamentally poetry, a lyrical blending of devotion and doctrine.

It isn’t Horton’s “Christless Christianity” so much as “crossless Christianity. Some years ago I organized an “old time hymn sing” at the college where I taught. Most of the music in chapels was “c.

July 13, 1943. After a huge tank battle at Kursk in the Soviet Union in which 1500 German and Soviet tanks fight at close range, the Germans are driven back and Adolf Hitler himself orders a withdrawal.

HYMN STORIES The History and Meaning of Our Hymns. Hymn stories enrich our singing as Christians. Our hymns are fundamentally poetry, a lyrical blending of devotion and doctrine.

Through 2010, Wordwise Hymns featured an Almanac of significant dates in hymn history. From 2011 and on, posts provide further Reflections on our hymns from a biblical perspective, better equipping us to "sing praises with understanding" (Ps. 47:7). This alphabetical index lists the titles of the songs covered in the Reflections. (Links in the…

Through 2010, Wordwise Hymns featured an Almanac of significant dates in hymn history. From 2011 and on, posts provide further Reflections on our hymns from a biblical perspective, better equipping us to "sing praises with understanding" (Ps. 47:7). This alphabetical index lists the titles of the songs covered in the Reflections. (Links in the…

In our study on the Birds of the Bible, it has been mentioned whether a bird is “clean” or “unclean.” As I have prepared the blogs, I have been considering why a bird is on the clean or unclean list.

Dear Mr. Tan: Thank you for making your deeply moving piano arrangements to these beloved hymns accessible in the public domain. I just discovered your site last evening while looking for an audio of the hymn ‘At Calvary’, in order that I might sing along.

July 13, 1943. After a huge tank battle at Kursk in the Soviet Union in which 1500 German and Soviet tanks fight at close range, the Germans are driven back and Adolf Hitler himself orders a withdrawal.

It isn’t Horton’s “Christless Christianity” so much as “crossless Christianity. Some years ago I organized an “old time hymn sing” at the college where I taught. Most of the music in chapels was “c.

HOW TO USE THIS BLOG 1) The Almanac. Click on the month you want in the side-bar, then the specific date. The blog will tell you what happened in hymn history on that day. 2) Reflections. There is always a current article on a hymn. But you can find many others by clicking on the…

These two hymns are near and dear to my heart. Day by Day was the first hymn my mother taught us. We sang along to it in Sweden (in english) and felt great camaraderie with the congregation.

Islam Is Not A Religion Of Peace The status of Islam should be clarified if the debate on how to defeat terrorism is ever to bear fruit. Islam, I would argue, is not a religion in the common acceptation. an ineffable peace, or a c. Islam is a religion of peace in the fullest sense of the word. The Quran tells us that "It is not allowable [i.e., possible] for the sun

Dear Mr. Tan: Thank you for making your deeply moving piano arrangements to these beloved hymns accessible in the public domain. I just discovered your site last evening while looking for an audio of the hymn ‘At Calvary’, in order that I might sing along.

HOW TO USE THIS BLOG 1) The Almanac. Click on the month you want in the side-bar, then the specific date. The blog will tell you what happened in hymn history on that day. 2) Reflections. There is always a current article on a hymn. But you can find many others by clicking on the…

CONTEMPORARY ISSUES Religious Issues Discussed in Our Day. Contemporary issues articles deal with topics and questions that are either current, or that have come up in recent years.

CONTEMPORARY ISSUES Religious Issues Discussed in Our Day. Contemporary issues articles deal with topics and questions that are either current, or that have come up in recent years.

May 27, 2012  · The text consists of three short stanzas that dwell not on war and death, but on the eternal peace of Heaven–the "Mansions of the Lord"–to which a fallen soldier (or sailor or airman) is commended by his comrades, who promise to stand guard and remember him always.

These two hymns are near and dear to my heart. Day by Day was the first hymn my mother taught us. We sang along to it in Sweden (in english) and felt great camaraderie with the congregation.

May 27, 2012  · The text consists of three short stanzas that dwell not on war and death, but on the eternal peace of Heaven–the "Mansions of the Lord"–to which a fallen soldier (or sailor or airman) is commended by his comrades, who promise to stand guard and remember him always.

In our study on the Birds of the Bible, it has been mentioned whether a bird is “clean” or “unclean.” As I have prepared the blogs, I have been considering why a bird is on the clean or unclean list.

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