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 […]

Reminders

Reminders of His priceless promises Are drops of honey – yea, and sweeter still. The grateful souls rejoice to prove them true And praise shall sweetly through their lips distil. Reminders of His great comforting words Are balms far greater than that of Gilead. The weary soul in troubling times revives And sweetly rests upon […]

The Word of God

Tis’ strange. So often is the Book to meA peerless Word of comfort and rebuke.I marvel how that Word encourages,And at the same, my faults expose, refute. The timely Word, His precious Counsel wise,Addresses all my doubts and fears and wants.Not one stray thought escapes His knowing eye,But swiftly He with quick’ning Word supplants. O […]

The Counsel of the Lord

The pure and goodly counsel of the Lord Is to be heard and done in part and whole, That we may worthy live before the Lord Before we reach our blessed heav’nly home. Yes, each inspired word doth teach and guide, But we may wrong discern unwittingly. We thus must check our thoughts with the whole […]