'Christ' tagged posts

We Are One In Christ

Hymn #467 in Celebrating Grace Hymnal — “We Are One In Christ” [pullquote_center width=”100%”] We, the many who are gathered, are united here as one. In this joyful celebration, recall what God has done. Sent as blessing for God’s people, to go forth in love and peace, in our witness to God’s kingdom, may charity…

In Christ Alone

Hymn #569 in Celebrating Grace Hymnal — “In Christ Alone” [pullquote_center width=”75%”]In Christ alone my hope is found; He is my light, my strength, my song. This cornerstone, this solid ground, firm through the fiercest drought and storm. What heights of love, what depths of peace when fears are stilled, when strivings cease. My Comforter, my all…

The Solid Rock

Hymn #590 in Celebrating Grace Hymnal — “The Solid Rock” [pullquote_center width=”50%”]My hope is built on nothing less than Jesus’ blood and righteousness; I dare not trust the sweetest frame, but wholly lean on Jesus’ name. On Christ the solid rock I stand; all other ground is sinking sand.[/pullquote_center] We pin our hopes on many things—the stock…

Peculiar

Before Jesus was born, there were all of these expectations about the coming of the Messiah, which were varied. There were a range of expectations about what the Messiah—or that word in the Greek: the Christ—would look like. Expectations about a kingly figure—of royalty. Expectations about liberation from outside oppression… But, no one expected the…

Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus

Hymn #83 in Celebrating Grace Hymnal — “Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus” [pullquote_center width=”85%”]Come, thou long-expected Jesus, born to set thy people free; From our fears and sins release us; let us find our rest in thee. Born thy people to deliver, born a child and yet a king, Born to reign in us forever, now thy gracious…

In Christ Alone

Hymn #569 in Celebrating Grace Hymnal — “In Christ Alone” [pullquote_center width=”90%”]In Christ alone my hope is found; He is my light, my strength, my song. This cornerstone, this solid ground, firm through the fiercest drought and storm. What heights of love, what depths of peace when fears are stilled, when strivings cease. My Comforter,…

I Come with Joy

Hymn #456 in Celebrating Grace Hymnal — “I Come with Joy” [pullquote_center width=”85%”]As Christ breaks bread and bids us share, each proud division ends. The love that made us, makes us one, and strangers now are friends.[/pullquote_center] The word “communion” has shadows of many other words in it. I see community, common, commune, union, unity…

We Are Travelers on a Journey

Hymn #278 in Celebrating Grace Hymnal — “We Are Travelers on a Journey” We are travelers on a journey, fellow pilgrims on the road; We are here to help each other walk the mile and bear the load. I will hold the Christ-light for you in the night-time of your fear; I will hold my…

Come, Christians, Join to Sing

Hymn #306 in Celebrating Grace Hymnal — “Come, Christians, Join to Sing” [pullquote_center width=”70%”]Praise yet our Christ again, Alleluia, Amen! Life shall not end the strain; Alleluia, Amen![/pullquote_center] Singing praise to God is an important part of our weekly worship services, and should be a part of our lives during the rest of our week.…

In Christ Alone

Hymn #569 in Celebrating Grace Hymnal — “In Christ Alone” [pullquote_center width=”75%”]In Christ alone my hope is found; He is my light, my strength, my song. This cornerstone, this solid ground, firm through the fiercest drought and storm. What heights of love, what depths of peace when fears are stilled, when strivings cease. My Comforter,…

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