Calvary’s Cross – Theology of the Song

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We come to church, we sing the songs we are asked to sing, and we leave thinking more about what needs to be done that week than we do about the God we just worshiped! The lyrics to the song “Calvary’s Cross” are a call to the believer to treasure the cross of Jesus with depth and breadth, resulting in a response of worship and sacrifice.

There is a Fountain – Theology of the Song

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The gospel of Jesus Christ is a baffling and foolish reality to a world that is perishing, and that’s why “There is a Fountain Filled With Blood” resonates with so many who call themselves Christians. At the center of this 18th century hymn is the center of the Christian gospel: the blood of Jesus Christ is powerful enough to save even the most vile of sinners. The writer of this hymn, William Cowper, knew this all too well. He wrote this hymn the night after an aborted suicide attempt.

King of Love – Theology of the Song

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There’s something about the way saints of old used to wrap song around scripture that stirs the soul. Henry Williams Baker – who originally penned this hymn over 100 years ago – spent his life trying to describe the glory of God and inspire His people to respond through song, but this particular hymn was special, even to him.

No Greater Aim – Theology of the Song

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Most Christians begin their faith captured by the truth of forgiveness. This is right and good; may we never lose the wonder of God canceling our sin’s enormous debt. At the time, it seemed there could be no higher gain than being delivered from God’s wrath by God Himself.