A Moment of Faith: Closing Hymns

Gary Duncan and Pastor Doug Nicely talk about closing hymns on this week’s program. Closing hymns are a reminder of the worship we just participated in and of what we have learned, heard, and should take with us as we depart. Doug shares with us a hymn “Go My Children with My Blessing” written by LCMS pastor Jeroslav Vajda.

A Moment of Faith: Rejoice, Ye Pure in Heart

On this program Rev. Doug Nicely shares with Gary Duncan the back story of the nineteenth century hymn “Rejoice, Ye Pure in Heart” by E. H. Plumptre (1865).

A Moment of Faith: Guide Me, Oh Thou Great Jehovah

Gary Duncan And Rev. Doug Nicely discuss Hebrews 11 and living in faith. Doug also shares with us the William Williams hymn of faith “Guide Me, Oh Thou Great Jehovah”.

A Moment of Faith: Come, My Soul, Thy Suit Prepare

Rev. Doug Nicely and Gary Duncan talk about the Lord’s Prayer and praying the separate petitions. Also, Doug shares the John Newton hymn “Come, My Soul, Thy Suit Prepare”. 

A Moment of Faith: The National Anthem

Rev. Doug Nicely discusses with Gary Duncan the National Anthem by Francis Scott Key. Hear the backstory and a verse from the anthem that is rarely sung.

A Moment of Faith: In Thee Is Gladness

Pastor Doug Nicely talks with Gary Duncan about the hymn “In Thee is Gladness” How has this hymn changed over the years? Hear the backstory that dates to the fifteen hundreds.

A Moment of Faith: In Christ There Is No East or West

Rev. Doug Nicely discusses with Gary Duncan the hymn “In Christ There Is No East or West”. This hymn text is at the heart of St. Paul’s letter to the Galatians. Listen as we dig deeper into Galatians 3: 23-29.

A Moment of Faith: Trinity Hymns

Rev. Doug Nicely discusses Holy Trinity Sunday with Gary Duncan. On this week’s program, you will hear about all three persons of the Trinity in the lyrics of the “Navy Hymn” that Doug shares with us. 

A Moment of Faith: Pentecost Hymns

On this episode Rev. Doug Nicely chats with Gary Duncan about Pentecost with his focus on the Holy Spirit. Doug also shares with us one of his favorite Holy Spirit hymns “Holiness Desire”. Listen, learn and enjoy.

A Moment of Faith: On Christ’s Ascension, This Alone

Rev. Doug Nicely discusses Ascension Day with Gary Duncan. How can we view Jesus’ ascension as our ascension? Doug also shares with us the Ascension hymn “On Christ Ascension this alone” Listen and also learn the meaning of the German word Himmelfahrt.