By Request, ‘Oh, God, Our Help in Ages Past’

Requested by Phoebe–and we’re doing hymns today, because we need them–Oh, God, Our Help in Ages Past. This rendition is by the Sharon Mennonite Bible Institute Singers. Background sets by God the Father.

If there ever was a year in my own lifetime in which we needed God’s help and protection, it’s 2020.

‘O God, Our Help in Ages Past’

To continue with your favorite hymns–

Isaac Watts’ hymns from the 18th century are still much loved today. By request: O God, Our Help in Ages Past, sung by the Sharon Mennonite Bible Institute Singers. Background sets by God the Father.

‘Near to the Heart of God’

Here’s another hymn I’d never heard before–Near to the Heart of God, sung by the Sharon Mennonite Bible Institute Singers.

If you’re new here, and you’d like to share a hymn, just make your request as a comment anywhere on the blog.

By Request, ‘Near to the Heart of God’

I’ve never heard this hymn before. Well, who’s heard all of them? Near to the Heart of God, sung by the Sharon Mennonite Bible Institute Singers, requested by Erlene. Set design by God the Father, maker of heaven and earth.

And now I think I need another lie-down. I’ll be back later with a cat videos.

By Request, ‘O God Our Help in Ages Past’

I have two hymn requests today, and I’m happy to post them both. In a little while I’ll explain why.

First, requested by Phoebe, O God, Our Help in Ages Past, written by Isaac Watts, sung by the Sharon Mennonite Bible Institute Singers. Would you believe we used to sing this in high school, for assembly? They don’t praise God in public schools anymore, and America is by far the poorer for it.

Today’s Hymn, ‘Trust His Heart’

I’d never heard this hymn before, but I can’t quarrel with the message: “When you can’t see His hand, trust His heart.” Sung in wonderful a capella harmony by the Sharon Mennonite Bible Institute Singers.

As a chess player who enjoys replaying the games of the masters, I often find myself totally baffled by God’s moves on the chessboard of Creation–baffled because He is God and I am not, and His game is way too high over my head. But all the same, I know they must be the right moves–whether I can understand them or not.