Music Monday: Love, Grace, and Missions

The hymn "How Sweet and Awesome Is the Place" is one of those songs that touch the hearts of many Christians. It covers the great themes of God's redeeming love, his sovereign grace, and the prayer for others to come and enjoy God's great feast. Isaac Watts wrote this song in 1707. The tune is… Continue reading Music Monday: Love, Grace, and Missions

The Tender Mercy of God

One of the great old hymns we use here for worship is "Your Mercy" by Isaac Watts.  The first part goes like this: "Your mercy my God is the theme of my song; The joy of my heart and the boast of my tongue!" I love the old theological Latin for mercy, misericordia Dei, which… Continue reading The Tender Mercy of God