Inheritance

I Peter 1:4-9 The sufferings of this present time      Are not to be comparedTo the inheritance sublime      Our Father has prepared.Without corruption, undefiled,      It “fadeth not away,”Reserved in heaven for every child      Who keeps the narrow way.Rejoice, for though the present hour      Is filled with […]

The Giver

There’s no one who loves like my Father in heaven, Who so loved the world that He gave us His Son,

God’s Choice

An old, broken vessel that no one can use Is just such an instrument God says He’ll choose. 1 Corinthians 1, Psalm 147, Psalm 34 An old, broken vessel that no one can use Is just such an instrument God says He’ll choose. The weak and the foolish, cast off by the wise, Are valued […]

The Testimony of Nature

A drop of dew upon a rose Adorned in nature’s finest clothes,   A drop of dew upon a rose Adorned in nature’s finest clothes, The grandest mount in stately gray Whose glory takes my breath away, The forest, dense with luscious green, The prairie charm, more felt than seen, The checkered fields of every […]

Why Will You Die?

My friend, my soul is deeply grieved       To see the state you’re in:   My friend, my soul is deeply grieved       To see the state you’re in: What benefit have you received       For holding on to sin?   What fruit have you to justify       The minding earthly things? It’s vanity you […]

The Counsel of the Lord

The counsel of the wicked ……May change from day to day. Psalm 33:11 The counsel of the wicked     May change from day to day. It needn’t be consistent     To keep in error’s way. Not so with God almighty —     His counsel stays the same, And those who stand upon it     Will […]

God Remains the Same

Life’s changing scenes make their appeal  To my poor, fickle frame, Life’s changing scenes make their appeal  To my poor, fickle frame, And often change the way I feel,  But God remains the same. When circumstances fluctuate,  My hopes may rise or fall, But God, unhindered by my state,  Is always over all. Though hopes […]

Once Has God Spoken

Once has God spoken  Yeah, twice have I heard, Psalm 62: 11 Once has God spoken     Yeah, twice have I heard, That His is the power—     It’s writ in God’s word: Trust not in oppression,     Trust not in the sword, For power, all power      Belongs to the Lord. Unto Him power, […]