Category Archives: Songs and Poems

Songs and poems which may useful in preparation of sermons and devotions

I Never Got What I Wanted: A Poem

┬áDr. Ryken in his commentary on Exodus 20:17 (You shall not covet…) quotes the following poem: It was Spring, but it was Summer I wanted The warm days and the great outdoors It was Summer, but it was Fall I … Continue reading

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‘Twill All Be Right At Last

Pray on, pray on. O weary not, Tho’ great thy conflict be; Look bravely up, and trust in Him Whose love abides with thee. Remember how He led thee forth, Thro’ toils and dangers past; Tho’ yet unanswered is thy … Continue reading

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I Met God In The Morning

When I was a teenage boy going to bible college in the Akron Baptist Temple, my aunt Ida sent me this poem. At the time I was intimidated and lonely being away from home and in a big city with … Continue reading

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Preacher on the Fence

Preacher on the Fence I found this old song in my files. It was sung by Ralph Hopkins at Blackstone Valley Baptist Church 25 years ago. It made a real hit then. Somebody ought to be singing it. It is … Continue reading

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The Bells of Christmas

Typical (Baptist) church building – 1881 Christmas Bells Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) I heard the bells on Christmas Day Their old, familiar carols play, And wild and sweet The words repeat Of peace on earth, good-will to men! And thought … Continue reading

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