God Loves us

God loves us:

He loves us though unworthy

And even if our faith is slim:

Life is always better

If we,  in turn,  love Him.


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We belong to God

We belong to God:

He is the power and force

Of all the nature that we know.

He gave us earth and put us here;

We are His and He loves us so.

B. Killebrew

Songs of Joy

Songs of Christian Joy I sing,

Songs that Christ to my heart bring.

How can we ever know despair

When our lord is everywhere?

When to problems your life leads,

Turn to Him at utmost speed;

Know his presence in your heart;

Let his love a hope impart.

Sing for Him; He’s there for

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The Love of God

There is a fact of mankind

Having great effect on all;

Each person is included

Lowly men and men of awe.

Only those who know it well

Value it enough—

Everyone who ever fell

Out of harmony with men

Forgot about this simple fact

Going down the road to sin.

Oh Brother hear this

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Blending Voices, Blending Faith

In our church we have no musical instruments, only the beautifully blended voices of our congregation. During each service we sing five songs and almost always, during one of those five songs, I stop singing in order to listen to the beautiful sound of all the other voices rising to the high ceiling of

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A Child of God

I am a child of God—

  Though I am wrinkled and steeped in age,

  Though I need bifocals to read a page,

I am a child of God.

What does God want for his own child?

  Does he want me to sigh and moan?

  Does he want me feeling blue

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Would you like to meet the king?

There once was a little boy who wanted to meet the king. He set off, walking across the beautiful countryside towards the king’s castle. He walked and walked, thinking of all the wonderful things that he and the king would talk about, and he imagined how beautiful the castle was. He was just a

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Wanting God

A hermit was meditating by a river when a young man interrupted him. “Master, I wish to become your disciple,” said the man. “Why?” replied the hermit. The young man thought for a moment. “Because I want to find God.”

The master jumped up, grabbed him by the scruff of his neck, dragged him

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The Tiger, the Man and God

A man was being chased by a tiger. He ran as hard as he could until he was at the edge of a cliff with the tiger in hot pursuit. The man looked over the edge of the cliff and saw a branch growing out of the side of the cliff a few feet

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The Touch of Your Father

Laying aside your burdens for anotehr day Everything in the world goes your way. Singing a sweet melody He put in your heart Seeing an adventurous world with so many places to start.

Silence Brings a moment of peace In a world where time does not cease A glimpse of sparkling light Just praying

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