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 […]

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 […]

Labour

The week is done – Thou, O Lord, hast helped Sustain this soul through work Thou hast ordained. Be it the struggles ‘gainst the lure of sin Or lab’ring 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, […]

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 […]