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Category: A Hymn Of Glory Let Us Sing

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 everlasting joy.  […] Read More

TLH Hymn 310 “Thy Table I Approach”

Written by Craig Owings | March, 2018
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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 to have […] 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 “rock.” […] 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 […] Read More

Hymn 272 “When All the World was Cursed”

Written by Craig Owings | December, 2017
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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 […] Read More

TLH 36; LSB 895 “Now Thank We All Our God”

Written by John Reim | November, 2017
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A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING (TWENTY-FOURTH IN A SERIES) When do Christians give thanks? Initial answers would likely include mealtimes, happy times and moments of success. It’s relatively easy to express appreciation to God when something pleasant is at hand or in hand. But what about those times when things seem to get […] Read More
A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING (TWENTY-Third IN A SERIES) SOLA Gratia Although there was some congregational singing before Martin Luther’s time, there is no disagreement that during the Reformation in Germany, the laity were transformed into the “singing church.” New hymnals were published as fast as printers could set up their Gutenberg presses. […] Read More
The ROAD TO REFORMATION In preparing for the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation, we have presented a brief survey of the life of Martin Luther leading up to the posting of the Ninety-Five Theses. The series culminates in this month’s issue. A disgruntled child stomps away when angry. You decide to tackle projects alone […] Read More
A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING (TWENTY-SECOND IN A SERIES) Contrary to the oft-repeated cant1 of collectivists, it does not “take a village” to raise a child; it takes parents.  God entrusts parents—not society in general, not educational or governmental institutions, and not villages—with the responsibility of the proper upbringing of children.  This responsibility […] Read More
What, would you say, is water worth? There’s no question that, as an element necessary for life, it is of great value. And yet, its prevalence on earth makes it relatively inexpensive. On a rainy day it’s even free. There are, however, versions which do fetch a higher price. The bottled variety, for example. A […] Read More