Tag Archives: On Aging Gracelessly

I Come Believing, Lord

I come believing, Lord, That You’re the God of Light, And as I go my way, Help me to shine. I come believing, Lord, That You’re the God of Strength, And as I go my way, Help me be strong. … Continue reading

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Then Dawned Sunday

Then dawned Sunday, the first day of the week, When into the garden silently came Troubled women to anoint the body of their friend, Who–Friday on a cross–had been slain. These women had endured his trial; these women watched him … Continue reading

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The Crucifixion Now Is Past

The crucifixion now is past, And Christ is in His tomb at last, And at the door the stone is fast. The tumult and the shouting’s done. His friends have left Him one by one; To them He seemed a … Continue reading

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Our King, Triumphant

Come listen, friends and strangers, too; You’ll never guess what’s happening. That Jesus fellow’s coming into town. You know just the one I mean; He resurrected Lazarus. That very man is riding up the street. The crowds are so excited … Continue reading

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Settled Out of Court!

Settled out of court! My case was settled out of court, Though I was as guilty of sin As anyone on earth could be. But I had to trust my Lawyer; Trust Him I did, For I had to tell … Continue reading

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Create in Me a Clean Heart, O Lord

Create in me a clean heart, O Lord, And renew a right spirit within me. Don’t turn me away from Your presence, Lord, Or withhold Your Spirit from me. Don’t withhold Your Spirit from me. Restore unto me the joy … Continue reading

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The Goodbye Song (w/Monologues Nine and Ten)

[from the 1974 pop Christian musical, Song of Plenty] Monologue Nine: GIRL (continuing letter). . . My life was at a crossroads. A silly rhyme I once heard somewhere popped into my head: A turtle passed me as I was … Continue reading

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