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Be Thou My Vision (4)

Every Friday in 2015 we consider a verse from our "Hymn of the Month." High King of heavenWhen vict'ry is wonMay I reach heaven's joysO bright heaven's SunHeart of my own heartWhatever befallStill be my visionO Ruler of all There is a common misconception that the Christian life is the "blessed" life. While it certainly is not wrong to say that, what is often wrong is ho...

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Be Thou My Vision (3)

Every Friday in 2015 we consider a verse from our "Hymn of the Month." Riches I heed notNor man's empty praiseThou mine inheritanceNow and alwaysThou and Thou onlyBe first in my heartHigh King of heavenMy treasure Thou art "For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also" (Matthew 6:21). With these words Jesus sums up an important reality of the human heart. Wh...

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Be Thou My Vision (2)

Every Friday in 2015 we consider a verse from our "Hymn of the Month." Be Thou my wisdomBe Thou my true WordI ever with TheeAnd Thou with me LordThou my great FatherI Thy true sonThou in me dwellingAnd I with Thee one One of the most famous pictures Jesus drew for our minds is found in John 15 where Jesus talks of the vine and the branches. He says, "I am the vine; you a...

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Be Thou My Vision (1)

Every Friday in 2015 we consider a verse from our "Hymn of the Month." Be Thou my visionO Lord of my heartNaught be all else to meSave that Thou artThou my best thoughtBy day or by nightWaking or sleepingThy presence my light The reports vary. Some say that Be Thou My Vision was written in Ireland in the 8th century, others put it as early in the 6th century. During that...

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