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, […]

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 […]

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 […]