‘It Came Upon A Midnight Clear’ (Joshua & Jeremy)

Before my head explodes, courtesy of flaming computers, here’s a carol which I hope will calm me down–It Came Upon a Midnight Clear, performed by our dear friends and esteemed colleagues, Joshua and Jeremy.

I love this hymn. One of my earliest memories: I’m sitting on Uncle Bernie’s lap, and this carol is playing somewhere in the house.

‘We Gather Together’ (Joshua & Jeremy)

I remember we used to sing this hymn in Sunday school, come Thanksgiving-time. “We Gather Together to ask the Lord’s blessing…” We have our friends and esteemed colleagues, Joshua and Jeremy, to play it for us today. Oh, this goes so far back for me!

Joshua & Jeremy, ‘In the Sweet By and By’

It’s been too long since I posted anything by our dear friends and esteemed colleagues, Joshua and Jeremy Swanson. In The Sweet By and By is a special treat because they sing it, too.

I’d try a music video, only I can’t sing and play the harmonica at the same time.

‘O, Worship the King’

This was the first hymn I ever taught myself to play on the harmonica. We have Joshua and Jeremy playing it for us on their guitars–O, Worship the King.

Still trying to figure out a way to get these two to sing…

Happy Birthday, Joshua!

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Things get so confusing around here! Joshua’s birthday almost came and went–good thing we had someone up in the crows’ next.

Can we get Joshua to sing for his birthday?

Nope, can’t do it. So we have an instrumental with brother Jeremy, To God Be the Glory

Well, Joshua is 21 years old today, and we thank him and Jeremy for all the wonderful hymns they play for us throughout the year. Happy birthday, Joshua!

Bonus Hymn: ‘To God Be the Glory’ (Joshua & Jeremy)

We don’t like to miss any videos by our friends and esteemed colleagues, Joshua and Jeremy. If we cheer them on enough, maybe they’ll sing the hymns they play.

To God Be the Glory–and d’you know what I think? I think God really likes it when two or three of us, without any fanfare, get together and praise Him with a hymn. Just as a part of daily life! I think He really loves that.

By Request, ‘When the Roll Is Called Up Yonder’

Our dear friend and sister, Erlene, isn’t feeling well this morning, so please join in prayer for her. Meanwhile, she thought she’d like to hear this hymn, When the Roll Is Called Up Yonder. We happen to have a guitar and banjo rendition of it by our friends and esteemed colleagues, Joshua & Jeremy Swanson.

Here’s your hymn, Erlene–from Japan, by way of New Jersey.

‘At the Cross (Alas, and Did My Savior Bleed)’

Our own friends and esteemed colleagues, Joshua and Jeremy, have a hymn for us–At the Cross (Alas, and Did My Savior Bleed). Maybe if we cheered them on a little more, they’d sing these for us.

Do my eyes deceive me, or has Jeremy grown taller than Joshua?

‘Just As I Am’

This is another hymn my mother and my aunts used to sing as they went about their housework. Here we have it by our dear friends and esteemed colleagues, Joshua and Jeremy–Just As I Am (Without One Plea). 

Encore, ‘In the Sweet By and By’

This hymn has been in my mind all morning, and I take that as a sign I ought to post it.

There are many lovely versions of it, but I like this one by our friends and colleagues, Joshua & Jeremy Swanson–In the Sweet By and By. Make sure you press the CC button at the bottom of the screen for lyrics: we haven’t yet found a way to persuade these guys to sing.