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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Out of the Depths – by John Newton

Out of the Depths  It makes the wounded spirit whole,  And calms the troubled breast;  ‘Tis manna to the hungry soul,  And to the weary rest. Dear Name! the Rock on which I build  My Shield and Hiding-place;  My never-failing … Continue reading

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Behold the Amazing Gift of Love – Isaac Watts

BEHOLD THE AMAZING GIFT OF LOVE Behold th’ amazing gift of love The Father hath bestowed On us, the sinful sons of men, To call us sons of God!   Concealed as yet this honor lies, By this dark world … Continue reading

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Alas! and did my Savior Bleed – Isaac Watts

Alas! and did my Savior bleed Alas! and did my Savior bleed And did my Sovereign die? Would He devote that sacred head For sinners such as I?   [Refrain]   At the cross, at the cross where I first … 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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