we would not otherwise be aware. Too often we have been told that the history of the church is nothing but shameful. The average Christian can be made to be afraid of church history because we were so bad in the crusades and we somehow view the whole realm of church history as jackson Pollock - Review of the man and his art belonging to the Roman Catholics (at least until the Reformation). None of us can fully escape this blindness. I want them to hear more truth in poetic images and rhymes that they will remember into adulthoodtruth that I pray God will cause to sink into their hearts and cause them to love the God of the gospel that were singing about. So to encourage contributions a new side block now appears showing each logged-in user their participation level. Speaking personally, when I sing to my children each night when I put them to bed, it is generally hymns that I sing, and it is generally for this last reason. We may be sure that the characteristic blindness of the twentieth and to be certain, the twenty-first century lies where we have never suspected. My Saviour, be Thou near me when death is at my door; Then let Thy presence cheer me, forsake me nevermore!
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Because Words Matter There are many exceptions to this, so I say it with all the necessary qualifications in place, but I still think its worth point out. And yes, thats a deliberate choice. Take this hymn from Bernard of Clairvaux, written in 1153, for example. The form of hymns often tends to better use of English. Feel free to add your own reasons in the comments. So while we may glory in some of the advances of reformed evangelicalism in the 21st century, which is producing wonderful new worship songs, we must also be cautious. How does that visage languish, which once was bright as morn!