"Then I looked, and I heard around the throne and the living creatures and the elders the voice of many angels, numbering myriads of myriads and thousands of thousands, saying with a loud voice, 'Worthy is the Lamb who was slain, to receive power and wealth and wisdom and might and honor and glory and blessing!'" … Continue reading All Hail the Pow’r of Jesus’ Name
From where do you draw inner strength and peace? What soothes your inward-man? What breaks the chains and heals the soul? How sweet the name of Jesus sounds in a believer's ear! It soothes our sorrows, heals our wounds, and drives away our fear. It makes the wounded spirit whole and calms the troubled breast; … Continue reading How Sweet the Name of Jesus Sounds
It’s been time for a month or so to have plants out in the garden. In fact, you could be getting close to enjoying some of those fruits and veggies on your plate soon. Just last night at supper my wife and I had the sweetest, homegrown grape tomatoes and a diced Anaheim pepper on … Continue reading Keeping Down Weeds!
To hear this song played, click here. To see the sheet music for this arrangement, click here. Author Charles Hutchinson Gabriel is one of the most prolific names in American church music for the 20th Century. He wrote some 8,000 songs, many of which are still included in modern hymnals. He was born August 18, … Continue reading Send the Light
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,100 times in 2011. If it were a cable car, it would take about 35 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the … Continue reading 2011 in review
I’m sorry for being so long-gone from HymnalCollector.com. My wife and I are expecting our first child soon and so my books and the shelves upon which they sat were removed from our house and banished to the garage until such time as the living quarters were rearranged to make room for Baby (sex is … Continue reading Campbell’s Preface to “Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs”
To listen to On the Sun-Bright Road of Calvary, click here. To see the music to On the Sun-Bright Road of Calvary, click here. The gospel song On the Sun-Bright Road of Calvary was written by Austin Taylor (1881-1973), a Kentucky-born and Texas-bred song writer, associated with churches of Christ. There is little published biographical … Continue reading The Sun-Bright Road of Calvary