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”.
Rev. Doug Nicely shares with Gary the hymn “Blessed Are They.” He connects this hymn to the “blessed are you” beatitude from this past Sunday’s readings.
Rev. Doug Nicely discusses with Gary Duncan Isaiah 6, the scripture reading from Sunday. He also shares a hymn he used this past week to reinforce that reading.
Rev. Doug Nicely discusses with Gary Duncan 1 Corinthians “The Love Chapter”. Pastor Nicely also shares insights of a related hymn, “Love Divine, All Loves Excelling”.
Rev. Doug Nicley chats with Gary Duncan about the book of Psalms, often referred to as the hymn book of the Bible. Pastor Nicely also shares with us the hymn “The Lord Is My Shepherd, I’ll Not Want” and the song from Amy Grant “Thy Word” which has an interesting back story.
Rev. Doug Nicely and Gary Duncan continue to discuss Epiphany and Pastor Nicely helps define the meaning of Epiphany. He also shares the hymn “Songs of Thankfulness and Praise”.