Reflections of Salvation

My ears do scarce believe the words sublime, That Christ did come to earth from heav’n on high, To take on lowly flesh and bear my sin, And sacrificed His life on Calvary. “Why would the Judge of all stoop down to earth, Performing such an act of wondrous love?” The recollections of my sin […]

Remembrance

The guilt of long-past sins do press my soul,Their wickedness more clearly to me shown.If I do linger more upon my thoughts,My doom is sure! all else is vain and naught. In this my forlorn soul doth seek for help,But none indeed but God my soul can help.At this, my wand’ring thoughts do fright my […]

Godly Manliness

For years I learned the devil’s role for men – To be the foot, and not the head at home. A husband leaving all to his poor wife, To bear his load of caring for a home. I long was blind – I could not see the truth. For years I learned such foolishness and […]

Help Thou my Unbelief

When I recall with solemn, fainting heart The grievous sins I have committed hence And all the hurt I brought to those around, My weary, grieving soul is broken thence. When I behold the consequences dear, The loss of blessed fellowship I love, My earthly heart at times do wonder thus, “Hast Thou forgiven me, […]

When All my Thoughts are Raised to Thee

When all my thoughts are raised, my God, to Thee, My various doubts and worries swiftly flee. Thy care, Thy comforts, full of love, shall soothe The tepid, weary soul with words of truth. Before each step I take, though minor be, O, let me first Thy care and goodness see. When all my thoughts […]