On this week’s program Rev. Doug Nicely talks with Gary Duncan about Good Shepherd Sunday. Doug also shares the hymn “Savior Like a Shepherd Lead Us”. Hear the interesting backstory of this hymn.
On this week’s program Rev. Doug nicely shares with Gary Duncan an Easter hymn written in 1874 by Robert Lowry a professor of literature at Bucknell University. He was also a minister and hymn writer. The hymn that Doug sings for us is “Christ Arose” inspired by Mathew’s Gospel.
Rev. Doug Nicely and Gary Duncan talk about Robert Lowery and Issaac Watts hymn “Come, We That Love the Lord” also known as “Marching to Zion”. Hear the back story of this hymn that is perfect for Holy week.
Rev. Doug Nicely discusses with Gary Duncan the Issac Watts hymn based on 1st Corinthians 16, “Am I the Soldier of the Cross”. Listen and hear some interesting aspects of this hymn.
Gary Duncan continues the conversation with Rev. Doug Nicely about Isaac Watts and his Lenten themed hymns. Listen and learn more about Isaac Watts who lived 300 years ago and hear how he got in trouble from writing hymns.
Rev. Doug Nicely shares with Gary Duncan another Lenten themed hymn from Isaac Watts This week we will learn about the hymn, “Not All the Blood of Beasts”.
On this week’s podcast Rev. Doug Nicely talks with Gary Duncan about three different hymn writers. Hear about John Wesley, Isaac Watts and Fanny Crosby.
Rev. Doug Nicely Discusses with Gary Duncan the Lenten hymn “When I Survey the Wondrous Cross”. Pastor Nicely walks us through this hymn and helps us to focus on the lyrics.
Pastor Doug Nicely discusses with Gary Duncan the Golden Rule also known as the Royal Law. Pastor Nicely shares an example of this from Martin Luther. He also gives us a connection to the hymn “Oh, the Deep Deep Love of Jesus”.