Category Archives: Music

“Let It Go”—-For Ten Hours

I’ve not seen the Disney movie Frozen yet.  I plan to eventually, since the Snow Queen Elsa from Frozen will be a character in the upcoming season of Once Upon a Time (one of my favorite shows). Even though I’ve … Continue reading

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“Jesus Loves Even Me”

At church this morning, we sang the hymn “Jesus Loves Even Me.”  I especially liked the following stanza: “Though I forget Him, and wander away, “Still He doth love me wherever I stray; “Back to His dear loving arms I … Continue reading

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Casey Kasem

Casey Kasem has passed on.  I remember him from the show Saved by the Bell.  Also, back when I was in high school, I listened to him on the radio some Sundays, when he was doing his pop music/love song … Continue reading

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“Dear Lord and Father of Mankind”

We sang a hymn at church this morning that I really liked.  I was restless, irritable, and discontent before we sang this hymn.  I felt, well, offbeat: we would sing hymns, and I did not know where exactly we were, … Continue reading

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The Significance of Israel in Jesus’ Advent

At church this morning, we sang Charles Wesley’s hymn, “Come Thou Long Expected Jesus.”  See here to read the lyrics, and here to listen to the song. The song contains a line that calls Jesus “Israel’s strength and consolation.”  But … Continue reading

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Psalm 122

Psalm 122 is about going to Jerusalem, as well as desiring Jerusalem’s prosperity and peace.  Last week, I shared songs about Psalm 121.  This week, allow me to share this song, which is about the first line of Psalm 122: … Continue reading

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Psalm 121

For my weekly quiet time post today, I’ll be talking about Psalm 121.  I have three items. 1.  I’d like to share two pieces of music about Psalm 121: see here and here.  The first is Susan Ashton’s “Psalm 121.”  … Continue reading

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“…You Will Turn This Day into a Perfect Surprise…”

At church this morning, we sang the hymn “Great Is Thy Faithfulness.”  One of the lines of that song is “Morning by morning new mercies I see.”  The song is based on Lamentations 3:22-23, which states (in the King James … Continue reading

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Psalm 119: Chet

For my weekly quiet time this week, I will post Psalm 119: Chet in the King James Version (which is in the public domain), then I will comment on select verses. 57 CHETH. Thou art my portion, O LORD: I … Continue reading

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God’s Face

At church this morning, the pastor’s sermon was about seeing God’s face.  The pastor addressed a variety of issues pertaining to this topic: the parts of the Bible that say that human beings cannot look on God’s face and live; … Continue reading

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