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Category: A Hymn Of Glory Let Us Sing

A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING (THIRTY-FIFTH IN A SERIES)
On what is now known as Maundy Thursday, Jesus gathered in an upper room with His disciples to celebrate the Passover with them before He died. In the course of that evening, He said to them, “I give you a new command: Love one another. Just as I have loved you, Read More
A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING (THIRTY-FOURTH IN A SERIES)
What pleaseth God, that pleaseth me.”  (Hymn 529 refrain) One of the Christian’s most important attitudes—and also one of the most difficult to achieve and maintain—is conformity of our will to God’s will.  This is not simply a matter of Read More
A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING (THIRTY-THIRD IN A SERIES)
On His way to Jerusalem, Jesus passed through a village where He was met by a group of ten men who were afflicted with leprosy. Not daring to approach too closely—for lepers were forbidden close contact with the general population—they called out to Him from a Read More
A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING (THIRTY-Third IN A SERIES)
History indicates that nations or governments almost never last more than five hundred years. By that measure, the United States of America today would be considered middle-aged. Although she may seem a great power that can never be toppled, so did the Roman Empire at Read More
A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING (THIRTY-second IN A SERIES)
The doctrine of the Trinity has been called “The supreme mystery which theology is to proclaim.”1 The Bible clearly teaches that there is one and only one God, and that this one true God exists as three separate persons—yet each person individually is Read More
A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING (THIRTY-FIRST IN A SERIES)
“On Christ’s ascension I now build/ The hope of mine ascension.” (verse 1) When Christ returns on Judgment Day, you, along with all believers, will ascend bodily into heaven, to be forever with Him where there is no sorrow, no tear, and Read More
A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING (TWENTY-NINTH IN A SERIES)
To “take it for granted” is a shorthand way of saying that frequency and abundance of blessings can breed a lack of appreciation for those blessings. That lack of appreciation then hinders thankfulness. That which is part of our usual routine tends Read More
A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING (TWENTY-SIXTH IN A SERIES)

Why “-y”?

In some cases converting an English noun into an adjective is as easy as adding a “y.” Sleep becomes sleepy. Dream dreamy. Silk silky. And yet, the addition of “y” in certain instances can actually reverse a meaning. Consider the word Read More
A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING (TWENTY-SIXTH IN A SERIES)
It was on the second day of creation that God made the expanse of the sky, and since then He has used it from time to time as something of a billboard for important announcements. Abraham, for example, was told to look up into the sky for confirmation of the promise Read More
A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING (TWENTY-FIFTH IN A SERIES)
God had not spoken to His people for 430 years.  More than four centuries had come and gone since Malachi had declared God’s final Old Testament promise, Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet Before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the Read More