Are you a Wretch?

John Newton’s popular hymn has that jarring line: Amazing grace, How sweet the sound That saved a wretch like me. A wretch? Few of us would call ourselves by that term. We are far too respectable. With our advanced degrees and cultured upbringing, we are anything but wretches. However, one result of an awakened heart…

Christ is the World’s true light

  1. Christ is the world’s true light, Its Captain of salvation, The Day-star clear and bright Of every man and nation; New life, new hope awakes, Where’er men own his sway; Freedom her bondage breaks, And night is turned to day. 2. In Christ all races meet, Their ancient feuds forgetting, The whole round…

‘Tis so sweet to trust in Jesus

Faith in Christ is an anchor for the soul. To rest on Christ for salvation, through trials, and for promises, is a privilege beyond words. May we receive grace to wholly trust in Him. ’Tis so sweet to trust in Jesus, Just to take Him at His Word; Just to rest upon His promise, And…