Category Archives: Hymns & Poetry

The Maker of the Universe

Frederick William Pitt (1859-1943) was a pastor in London who was known for his doctrinal writings and poetry/hymns.  This thoughtful hymn, The Maker of the Universe, captures truth pertaining to the hypostatic union, that Christ is fully God and man. The … Continue reading

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Another Year is Dawning – Frances Ridley Havergal

– Another year is dawning, Dear Father, let it be, In working or in waiting another year with Thee; Another year of progress, another year of praise, Another year of proving Thy presence all the days.  – Another year of … Continue reading

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The Cross – by John Newton

The Cross In evil long I took delight,  Unawed by shame or fear,  Till a new object struck my sight,  And stopped my wild career. I saw One hanging on a tree,  In agonies and blood;  He fixed His languid … Continue reading

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Be Still My Soul – Katharina von Schlegel

Be still, my soul: the Lord is on your side; Bear patiently the cross of grief or pain. Leave to your God to order and provide; In every change He faithful will remain. Be still, my soul: your best, your … Continue reading

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Come Thou Fount Of Every Blessing – Robert Robinson

Come, Thou Fount of every blessing, Tune my heart to sing Thy grace; Streams of mercy, never ceasing, Call for songs of loudest praise. Teach me some melodious sonnet, Sung by flaming tongues above. Praise the mount! I’m fixed upon … Continue reading

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How Firm a Foundation – John Rippon

How firm a foundation, you saints of the Lord, Is laid for your faith in His excellent Word! What more can He say than to you He has said, To you, who for refuge to Jesus have fled? Fear not, … Continue reading

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The Vanity of Man as Mortal – Isaac Watts

The Vanity of Man as Mortal Teach me the measure of my days, Thou Maker of my frame; I would survey life’s narrow space, And learn how frail I am.   A span is all that we can boast, An … Continue reading

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