“O wretched man that I am! who shall deliver me from the body of this death?” —Romans 7:24 O Wretched Man I Am by Jon…
WHAT GRACE AND LOVE ABOUNDS by Jon J. Cardwell 188.8.131.52. Common Meter What grace and love abounds in saints For it is sourc’d in One:…
“And immediately I was in the spirit: and, behold, a throne was set in heaven, and one sat on the throne.” —Revelation 4:2 I was…
“I am that bread of life.” —John 6:48
Having paraphrased the scriptures in hymnody from the passage, John 6:42-51.
Sung in Common Meter (C.M.) to the tune of “Hudson” or “Azmon.” Familiar hymns sung to Hudson and Azmon are “At the Cross” (without the refrain) and “O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing” respectively.
“Then said Jesus unto his disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.” —Matthew 16:24
“Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect.” —Matthew 5:48
Sung in 184.108.40.206.7.7. Meter to the tune of “Toplady.” A familiar hymn sung to Toplady is Augustus Toplady’s famous hymn, “A Living and Dying Prayer for the Holiest Believer in the World,” or more popularly known as “Rock of Ages.”
“Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” —Matthew 5:3
Sung in Common Meter (C.M.) to the tune of “Azmon” or “Hudson.” Familiar hymns sung to Azmon and Hudson are “O, For a Thousand Tongues to Sing” and “At the Cross” respectively.
“For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God.” —1 Corinthians 1:18
Sung in Long Meter (L.M.), to the tune of “Woodworth” or “Old One Hundreth.” Familiar hymns that sung to Woodworth and Old One Hundreth are “Just as I Am” and “Doxology” respectively.
“Beloved, when I gave all diligence to write unto you of the common salvation, it was needful for me to write unto you, and exhort you that ye should earnestly contend for the faith which was once delivered unto the saints.” —Jude 1:3
Sung in Common Meter (C.M.), to the tune of “New Britain” or the “El Nathan.” Familiar hymns sung to New Britain and El Nathan are “Amazing Grace” and “I Know Whom I Have Believed” respectively.
Since I post most of my articles a week or two in advance (with a few exceptions), I sometimes forget what may be coming up. For those of you that love singing the scriptures, this week I’ve included some hymns I had written. Some of these hymns may be included in our upcoming hymnal.