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 […]

Wisdom and Understanding

I have more understanding than all my teachers: for thy testimonies are my meditation. Psalm 119:99 My God in heaven, Counsellor divine, To all Thy blessed ways may I attend. Thy testimonies hold such precious store Which shines above the wisdom of frail men. A countless myriad of counsellors Shall hold no ground against Thy […]

Teach Me

Teach me, O teach me, blessed God of truth, Thy Will assuredly from Thy blessed Word. Wherewithal shall I cleanse my ways Except by taking heed to Thy pure Word? A shining lamp Thy Word is to my feet; Unto my darkened path a glorious light. Except Thou leadest me, I shall go blind, And […]

Time Alone with God

Tis’ surely best for one to spend with God Uninterrupted, quiet time, alone, Perusing silently the Word divine And list’ning to its subtle, lovely tones. Let not a single voice around disturb That wondrous peaceful hour with Christ my God. Let not a worldly care creep in and stain That peaceful time communing close with […]

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, […]