Category: Hymns

Back To The Blessed Old Bible

To understand this hymn we first must understand that the term “Babel” refers to a place of confusion. Especially confusion induced by mankind’s struggle to dominate God. The Biblical background is found in the days following Noah’s flood. The people of earth thought that… Continue Reading “Back To The Blessed Old Bible”

We’re A Happy Pilgrim Band

Press The Battle On

Friends the movement of God should always be offensive not defensive! Today’s podcast explores an early hymn of joy and responsibility. Click play below to be encouraged. Forward, forward, is the battle cry,Onward, onward, to our home on high;We will conquer for the Lord… Continue Reading “Press The Battle On”

Will The Circle Be Unbroken?

you are no longer foreigners and strangers, but fellow citizens with God’s people and also members of his household Ephesians 2:19

All Because We Do Not Love Them

This hymn paints the absolute necessity of missions on the heart of the hearer. Pastor Daniel O. Teasley wrote this hymn in 1910. We can see through his writing that Teasley understood the importance of the missionary heart and echoed the universal call of… Continue Reading “All Because We Do Not Love Them”

Fellowship

What we have seen and heard we announce to you too, so that you may have fellowship with us (and indeed our fellowship is with the Father and with his Son Jesus Christ). 1 John 1:3

Prophetic Truth

It will be a unique day—a day known only to the Lord—with no distinction between day and night. When evening comes, there will be light. On that day living water will flow out from Jerusalem, half of it east to the Dead Sea and half of it west to the Mediterranean… Continue Reading “Prophetic Truth”

I Cannot Be Idle

William J. Henry was an early leader in the Holiness Movement. In 1889 he, answered a call to hold revival meetings in eastern Pennsylvania and eventually held meetings in each state and Great Britain. This is one of many hymns written by W. J.… Continue Reading “I Cannot Be Idle”

Sumaj Diosta Cantana Himnario #144 Christ Will Come Again

Some of Church of God congregations sing out of a hymnal that is printed in both Quechua and Spanish. During today’s podcast we reflect on the wonderful words of the 144th Spanish song. Timothy translated the words for your edification. “The angels sing with… Continue Reading “Sumaj Diosta Cantana Himnario #144 Christ Will Come Again”

The Old Campground

We have met today on the old campground,And our hearts, O God, o’erflowWith our songs of joy, and a stream of thanksFor the love Thou dost bestow. Refrain:We will sing, Hallelujah, praise the Lord!Let the joyful music roll!We will strike the happy key,Hallelujah! I… Continue Reading “The Old Campground”

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