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Theology Behind The Hymn – AMAZING GRACE Ephesians 2:8-9 (KJV), “For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: 9  Not of works, lest any man should boast.” If you’ve ever been to church or even heard of...
A HISTORY OF THANKSGIVING   Psalm 26:7 (KJV), “That I may publish with the voice of thanksgiving, and tell of all thy wondrous works.”   Psalm 95:2 (KJV), “Let us come before his presence with thanksgiving, and make a joyful noise unto him with...
The Story Behind The Hymn – “HE LIVES” A composer's legendary response to the question "Why worship a dead Jew?" "I serve a risen Saviour; He's in the world today.” Matthew 28:5-7 (KJV), “And the angel answered and said unto the women, Fear not ye:...
Theology Behind The Classic Hymn “THERE IS A FOUNTAIN.”   Exodus 12:13 (KJV), “And the blood shall be to you for a token upon the houses where ye are: and when I see the blood, I will pass over you, and the plague shall not be upon you to...
The Story Behind the Hymn - JESUS LOVES ME Told by Richard Niell Donovan John 3:16 (KJV), “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.” Matthew 19:13-...
The Theology Behind the Hymn – “HOW FIRM A FOUNDATION” This week we’ll look at one of most theologically deep hymns I know of- “How Firm a Foundation.”  May God grant me wisdom and words to show you His glory and may this be done in the name of...
The Story Behind The Hymn - SUNSHINE IN MY SOUL Psalm 92:1 (KJV), “I will be glad and rejoice in thee: I will sing praise to thy name,  O thou most High.” In 1851 Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born, and grew to be valedictorian of her class and a school...
ONE YANKEE BULLET Hebrews 9:27-28 (KJV), "And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment:  28  So Christ was once offered to bear the sins of many; and unto them that look for him shall he appear the second time without sin...
THEIR PREACHING WAS A MATTER OF RIGHT Scripture – Esther chapter 4 A full day had passed since the apprehension of the four preachers and the exhorter in the meetinghouse yard.  According to the bond they were now appearing in court June 6, 1768,...
THE DEATH OF A CONFEDERATE AT SHARPSBURG "If men are prepared to die they are ready for anything." --Dr. J. A. Alexander Death is never a popular consideration in a finite world; but it is the leveler of all mankind and a vital subject foisted...

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