Today we’re talking about the hymn, ‘As Darker, Darker Fall Around the Shadows of the Night’ and boy, do we have a CRAZY story for you! We’re talking cyanide, heresy, and what is actually quite a sweet hymn to come out of it all. Can probably-not-saved people write beautiful and edifying hymns? And should we …
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Today we’re talking about the pastor and hymn writer, Joseph Hart, and the good God that we adore. Get ready to be a little scandalized and a lot encouraged – and ready to add this song to your worship playlist this week.
In today’s episode, we’re following on from last week and bringing you a selection of hymns on the resurrection. We’ve got something old, something new, and something you may never have heard of!
We’re talking about doxologies this week! What are they? Where do they come from? What are we supposed to do with them? What does that word even mean?? If you’ve ever asked yourself any of those questions, this episode is for you.
Today we’re wrapping up our series on ‘The Hope of Glory’ with a beautiful but obscure hymn, The King Shall Come When Morning Dawns. We’ll be talking about the value of translators, how the idea of light overcoming darkness resonates deep in our souls, and looking forward to that certain hope of glory.
What better hymn to express our Hope of Glory than Lo, He Comes With Clouds Descending! We’ll discuss the man behind the hymn and who the real author is, and we’ll be talking about Holy Week and how this song points us to an even more glorious day than Easter.
Welcome to another in our series on the Hope of Glory. Today we’re talking about the hymn ‘All People that on Earth Do Dwell’. We will be discussing a particularly brutal queen, John Calvin, and a certain bedtime routine Monet has with her son.
We’re back on the ‘Hope of Glory’ theme this week as we revisit the classic trinitarian hymn, Holy Holy, Holy. In this episode we learn about the short but impactful life of Reginald Heber, and discover where the wonderful themes of this song can be found in the Bible.
Join us as we’re kicking off our new series, ‘The Hope of Glory’, with a church classic, ‘All Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name’. We’ll be talking about a good friend of the Wesleys, whether this hymn is about the ascension or the second coming, and who exactly is commanded to worship Jesus.
Today we’re talking about the song ‘God Rest You, Merry Gentlemen’. We’re taking a closer look at this ballad carol and why we should be thanking Charles Wesley for this hymn. All that and more!