Blogmas Day 20: “Keep Your Lamps!”

(Because I already started working on this post last night, I'm going to pretend it's still December 20th. Don't tell anyone--Shh...) 1 Keep your lamps trimmed an burning, keep your lamps trimmed and burning, keep your lamps trimmed and burning, for the time is drawing nigh. Refrain: Children, don't grow weary, children, don't grow weary, … Continue reading Blogmas Day 20: “Keep Your Lamps!”

Blogmas Day 19: “Holy” — Worship Pt. 4

As you can probably tell, with the exception of the fourth Sunday in Advent, I have pretty much run out of hymns/classical Christmas/Advent songs to post, and I am now in my second comfort zone: Contemporary Christian Music, also known as CCM, with some modern gospel sprinkled in. Today's song is "Holy" by Kim Walker-Smith … Continue reading Blogmas Day 19: “Holy” — Worship Pt. 4

Blogmas Day 17: “Hallelujah, Salvation and Glory” – Worship, Pt. 3

I believe that this song I am about to discuss--"Hallelujah, Salvation, and Glory"--is one of the best gospel arrangements in history. Originally arranged by Stephen Hurd for choir, the lyrics follow: Hallelujah, salvation and glory Honor and power unto the Lord, our God For the Lord, our God, is mighty Yes, the Lord, our God … Continue reading Blogmas Day 17: “Hallelujah, Salvation and Glory” – Worship, Pt. 3