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Ah, Holy Jesus by Fernando Ortega

Ah, Holy Jesus is Robert Bridges’ translation of Johann Heermann original lyric.
It also features on Fernando Ortega’s The Crucifixion Of Jesus album.

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Only The Sick Need A Physician by Caroline Cobb

My copy of Caroline Cobb’s new album, Home & A Hunger: Songs of Kingdom Hope should be arriving soon, ahead of its general release in early September.
Only The Sick Need A Physician is the first single.

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More About Jesus – Sunday Songs

Attended the final service of a colleague in a neighbouring town this morning.
He and his wife are retiring to a warmer climate.
The sermon was from Acts 2 on the true power and hope of a growing church.
The hymn he concluded the service with was More About Jesus.

Here’s Gary Chapman’s rendition, with a little bit of background info.

Here’s a four part harmony by the Blackwood Brothers.

The lyrics.
More about Jesus would I know,
More of His grace to others show;
More of his saving fullness see,
More of His love who died for me.
More, more about Jesus,
More, more about Jesus;
More of His saving fullness see,
More of His love who died for me.
More about Jesus let me learn,
More of his holy will discern;
Spirit of God, my teacher be,
Showing the things of Christ to me.
More about Jesus in His Word,
Holding communion with my Lord;
Hearing his voice in ev’ry line,
Making each faithful saying mine.
More about Jesus on his throne,
Riches in glory all His own;
More if His kingdom’s sure increase;
More of His coming, Prince of peace.
Baptist Hymnal, 1991

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What A Friend We Have In Jesus by Glen Campbell

Glen Campbell died this week. Here he gives a little testimony then sings What A Friend We Have In Jesus.
You also get to see glimpses of why he was also described as a musician whose guitar playing alone would have marked him for a great, apart from his vocal talents.


God Himself by Matthew Smith

Matthew Smith of Indelible Grace is currently running a Pledge Music campaign for a new album which will feature five original songs along with five hymns with new melodies.

God Himself is one of the original songs.

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Raised With Christ – Sunday Songs

Our travel plans today included worshipping with the people of the Rose City Presbyterian Church in Warwick.
After a helpful sermon aimed at grumpy (and angry) people finding freedom and fruitfulness in the resurrection life Christians share with Jesus we sang Raised With Christ.

The lyrics:
Verse 1
Put aside the lives that you once lived
All the habits of your worldly hearts
In Christ you now are set apart

Put to death the deeds that flow from sin
From the empty ways you craved before
Let idols steer your souls no more

For we are raised, raised with Christ
So fix your hearts upon the One who reigns above
For we are raised, raised with Christ
The old has died, your life is found with Christ in God

Verse 2
So clothe yourselves as those beloved by God
With all kindness and humility
Compassion and long suffering

And let the peace of Christ control your hearts.
Put on love – the bond of unity
Forgive as Christ’s forgiven you

Spirit breathe, renew
Make us more like You
In the cast of our Creator
In the image of the Son

© Creek Road Media 2016
Trevor Hodge