By Mark Michael We sang “This is My Father’s World” at least once every year in the church of my childhood, on the Sunday of the church picnic at the town park. This was about the only hymn we knew that mentioned the natural world: “of rocks and trees, of s... Read More...
Toplady's “Rock of Ages, Cleft for Me” qualifies as one of the richest hymns, with its biblical allusions, soteriological vision, and complex history.
When Isaac Watts wrote “Joy to the World,” he was reflecting on Psalm 98 as part of his hymn series entitled The Psalms of David Imitated: "Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all the earth."
There are only three types of sermons.