Give Us Hearts that Burn O Lord

William Cowper says in one of his letters that he once was friends with a man of fine taste who confessed to him that although he could not subscribe to the truth of Christianity, he could never read this passage in Luke's Gospel (the Emmaus Walk - Luke 24) without being deeply affected by it, … Continue reading Give Us Hearts that Burn O Lord

Word-Saturated Worship

Scripture suffuses every part of our worship services. We call one another to our awesome task of worshipping God with Scripture. We sing God’s praise with psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs in order to make God’s Word memorable and vivid. The Spirit uses God’s Word to convict us of sin and to show us our … Continue reading Word-Saturated Worship

Life and Health and Peace

The first to link these precious words together was Charles Wesley, in a classic celebration of the impact of Jesus Christ. This coming Lord’s Day we begin our worship service with his great hymn: O for a thousand tongues to singMy great Redeemer's praise,The glories of my God and King,The triumphs of His grace! Jesus — … Continue reading Life and Health and Peace