Hump Day Hymns: ‘Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus

Tis so sweet to trust in Jesus,  Just to take Him at His word;  Just to rest upon His promise,  Just to know, “Thus saith the Lord.”  O how sweet to trust in Jesus,  Just to trust His cleansing blood;  Just in simple faith to plunge me  ‘Neath the healing cleansing flood!  Yes, ’tis sweetContinue reading “Hump Day Hymns: ‘Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus”

Hump Day Hymns: Welcome, Sweet Day of Rest

Welcome, sweet day of rest, That saw the Lord arise; Welcome to this reviving breast, And these rejoicing eyes! The King himself comes near, And feasts his saints today; Here we may sit, and see him here, And love, and praise, and pray. One day amidst the place Where my dear God hath been, IsContinue reading “Hump Day Hymns: Welcome, Sweet Day of Rest”

Hump Day Hymns: Christian, Dost Thou See Them

Christian, dost thou see them On the holy ground, How the powers of darkness Rage thy steps around? Christian, up and smite them, Counting gain but loss, In the strength that cometh By the holy cross. Christian, dost thou feel them, How they work within, Striving, tempting, luring, Goading into sin? Christian, never tremble; NeverContinue reading “Hump Day Hymns: Christian, Dost Thou See Them”

Hump Day Hymns: Come, Lord, and Tarry Not

Come, Lord and tarry not; Bring the long-looked-for day; O why these years of waiting here, These ages of delay? Come, for Thy saints still wait; Daily ascends their sigh: The Spirit and the Bride say, “Come”: Dost Thou not hear the cry? Come, for creation groans, Impatient of Thy stay, Worn out with theseContinue reading “Hump Day Hymns: Come, Lord, and Tarry Not”

Hump Day Hymns: O Love That Wilt Not Let Me Go

O Love that wilt not let me go, I rest my weary soul in Thee; I give the back the life I owe, That in Thine ocean depths its flow May richer, fuller be. O Light that followest all my way, I yield my flickering torch to Thee; My heart restores its borrowed ray, ThatContinue reading “Hump Day Hymns: O Love That Wilt Not Let Me Go”

Hump Day Hymns: O Thou from whom all goodness flows

O Thou from whom all goodness flows, I lift my heart to Thee; In all my sorrows, conflicts, woes, O Lord, remember me. When with a broken, contrite heart, I lift mine eyes to Thee; Thy name proclaim, Thyself impart, In love remember me. In sore temptations, when no way To shun the ill IContinue reading “Hump Day Hymns: O Thou from whom all goodness flows”

Hump Day Hymns: If Christ is mine, then all is mine

If Christ is mine, then all is mine, And more than angels know; Both present things and things to come, And grace and glory too. If Christ is mine, let friends forsake, And earthly comforts flee; He, the full source of every good, Is more than all to me. If Christ is mine, unharmed IContinue reading “Hump Day Hymns: If Christ is mine, then all is mine”

Hump Day Hymns: Father, whate’er of earthly bliss

Father, whate’er of earthly bliss Thy sov’reign hand denies, Accepted at Thy throne of grace, Let this petition rise. Give me a calm, a thankful heart From every murmur free; The blessings of Thy grace impart, And let me live to Thee. Let the sweet hope that Thou art mine My path of life attend;Continue reading “Hump Day Hymns: Father, whate’er of earthly bliss”

Hump Day Hymns: Alas! And Did My Savior Bleed

Alas! And did my Savior bleed, And did my Sovereign die! Would He devote that sacred dead For sinners such as I! Was it for sins that I have done He suffered on the tree! Amazing pity! Grace unknown! And love beyond degree! Well might the sun in darkness hide, And shut its glories in, When Christ,Continue reading “Hump Day Hymns: Alas! And Did My Savior Bleed”

Hump Day Hymns – Lent edition: The Glory of These Forty Days

The glory of these forty days We celebrate with songs of praise; For Christ, by whom all things were made,  Himself has fasted and has prayed. Alone and fasting, Moses saw The loving God who gave the law; And to Elijah, fasting, came  The steeds and chariots of flame. So Daniel trained his mystic sight,Continue reading “Hump Day Hymns – Lent edition: The Glory of These Forty Days”