Withstanding the Word

Would I, like Saul, thus persecute the churchWith zeal unguided by the Word of God?Like Alexander, Paul he did withstood,By now withstanding all the works of God?Ah! woe is me, for I do clearly seeThe troubles all my foolishness has caused.The unity now cut asunder byThe wayward thoughts, which I so dearly sought.Forgive me, Lord, […]

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 […]

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, […]