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, […]

Godly Manliness

For years I learned the devil’s role for men – To be the foot, and not the head at home. A husband leaving all to his poor wife, To bear his load of caring for a home. I long was blind – I could not see the truth. For years I learned such foolishness and […]

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, […]

When All my Thoughts are Raised to Thee

When all my thoughts are raised, my God, to Thee, My various doubts and worries swiftly flee. Thy care, Thy comforts, full of love, shall soothe The tepid, weary soul with words of truth. Before each step I take, though minor be, O, let me first Thy care and goodness see. When all my thoughts […]

Godly Frames

If I should start my thoughts elsewhere but God, I soon will wander far from Christ my Lord. Without an anchor firm to hold my soul, Without Thy brilliant light my path to show, I soon would call Thy holy truth as sin, And term all hideous sin as truth to me. But let me […]