Amazing Grace Hymns

May 31 MY COUNTRY, ’TIS OF THEE Samuel Francis Smith, 1808–1895 Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord, the people He chose for His inheritance. (Psalm 33:12) Men must be governed by God or they will be ruled by tyrants. —William Penn Moved deeply by the desire to create a national hymn that […]

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Connect The Testaments

May 31: Fighting Loneliness 1 Chronicles 28:1–29:2; 2 Timothy 4:9–22; Psalm 90:1–17 Loneliness is one of the most disheartening feelings a person can know. Being alone in a time of pain is even worse. Several recent surveys suggest that lonely people—especially teenagers—subtly reach out through their social networks, desperately looking for someone who cares. In […]

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Morning and Evening

May 31 “The king also himself passed over the brook Kidron.” —2 Samuel 15:23 David passed that gloomy brook when flying with his mourning company from his traitor son. The man after God’s own heart was not exempt from trouble, nay, his life was full of it. He was both the Lord’s Anointed, and the Lord’s […]

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