Jesus was born to die

With joy the chorus we’ll repeat ‘Glory to God on high! Good-will and peace are now complete — Jesus was born to die.’ —A. Campbell’s hymnal, Psalm 5 https://archive.org/details/psalmnsspiri43camp/page/n20/mode/1up I’ve used similar phrasing as the last line in the above stanza. What a wonderful truth it is, even though it sounds shocking.

My Goal Is God Himself

By Frances Brook My goal is God Himself, not joy, nor peace, Nor even blessing, but Himself, my God; ’Tis His to lead me there—not mine, but His— At any cost, dear Lord, by any road. So faith bounds forward to its goal in God, And love can trust her Lord to lead her there; … Read More

God Is Ever Good

I hear a song in this. The second quatrain sounds like a refrain to me. Th’ eternal God is ever good And full of grace and mercy’s gift; He gives to all both drink and food, God speaks and acts with justice swift. One God is he, none other is, The Lord is one, from … Read More