Hymnnotes: Wayfaring Stranger.

December 10, 2014. Today I would like to talk about a hymn that is so moving that it almost gives me chills when I hear or sing it. I grew up singing this hymn and it has always held a special place in my heart. More recently, it seems that this song comes to mind…

Hymnnotes: An Evening Prayer.

December 8, 2014. As another installment in my running, though intermittent, hymnnote series, today I would like to comment on the hymn entitled “An Evening Prayer.” This title is quite fitting, though these words never appear in the text, for it is a humble prayer to the Lord asking for forgiveness of the foolish sins…

Hymnnotes: The Love of God.

December 6, 2014. Today I would like to comment on a beloved hymn that is actually one of my sister’s favorites. The hymn has a deep message of the everlasting, profound love of God and details it in such beautiful language. When I was younger, I could not help but imagine what the writer was…

Hymnnotes: Follow Me.

December 3, 2014. Today I am going to write on a hymn that is probably less known than the other ones I have chosen so far, but still has so much meaning. As with many songs, I have sung this for a while, but didn’t really think too deeply about the words until the last…

Hymnnotes: How Great Thou Art.

December 1, 2014. Today I would like to make another installment in the hymnnotes series with a song that has grown a lot on me over the past few years. This is a song that we often sung growing up, and I can vividly remember hearing it on some movie we were watching in the…