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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]