The Truth Which Set Me Free

And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free. John 8:32 I praise Thee God, that Thou deliv’rest me From the insanity of all my mind When once of human wisdom I thought high; Above these lofty thoughts, the wisdom mine. But thrice my God did crush my prideful soul And […]

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 […]

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 […]

Labour

The week is done – Thou, O Lord, hast helped Sustain this soul through work Thou hast ordained. Be it the struggles ‘gainstĀ the lure of sin Or lab’ringĀ in what Thou hast ‘fore me laid. Thus so I find, while this long week soon ends, My strength alone cannot sustain this load. Except Thy hand supports, […]