Tag: Christianity

Sometimes you just need to let the hymns speak

English Christian hymn writer, theologian and logician Isaac Watts was born on this day in 1674 (died November 25, 1748). Watts is credited with writing some 750 hymns. When I Survey the Wondrous Cross has long been a favorite. Charles Wesley reportedly said that he would give up all of the hymns he wrote had he …

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Mary, Did You Know?

Today (May 31) on the Church calendar is the feast day commemorating the visit of Mary with her cousin Elizabeth. At that time Mary got ready and hurried to a town in the hill country of Judea, where she entered Zechariah’s home and greeted Elizabeth. When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the baby leaped in her …

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