THE NAME ABOVE EVERY NAME John H. Sammis

Oh what is Jehovah El Shaddai to me?My Lord, God and Saviour, Immanuel, He;My Prophet, Priest, Sacrifice, Altar and Lamb;Judge, Advocate, Surety and Witness, I AM;My Peace and my Life, my Truth and my Way;My Leader, my Teacher, my Hope and my Stay;Redeemer and Ransom, Atonement and Friend;He’s Alpha, Omega, Beginning and End. Yea, more […]

NO ENEMIES

He has no enemies, you say?      My friend, your boast is poor:He who hath mingled in the fray      Of duty, that the brave endure,Must have made foes. If he has none      Small is the work that he has done.He has hit no traitor on the hip;      He […]

“Nearer Home”

One sweetly solemn thought”            Comes to me o’er and o’er:I’m nearer home to-day      Than I ever have been before. Nearer my Father’s house,      Where the many mansions be;Nearer the great white throne,      Nearer the jasper sea; Nearer the bound of life,      Where […]

Now

Rise! for the day is passing,      And you lie dreaming on;

Near Jesus

I want to live near Jesus,     And never go astray,

Nothing But Leaves

~ Annonymous ~ Nothing but leaves; the spirit grieves Over a wasted life; Sin committed while conscience slept, Promises made but never kept, Hatred, battle, and strife; Nothing but leaves!   Nothing but leaves; no garnered sheaves Of life’s fair, ripened grain; Words, idle words, for earnest deeds; We sow our seeds, —lo! tares and […]