Pam Rhodes is a fan of the great hymns, and very knowledgeable. Here she brings together her meditations on 40 of her personal favourites. Each meditation concludes with a brief prayer. aWhen we wake up feeling weary, we can find inspiration in the timeless thoughts of hymn writers, a she explains. aHymns are prayers in our pockets, a spiritual first aid kit. Hymns speak to us soul to soul, connecting us in fellow feeling to the writer. aOften the thoughts are all the more powerful when I know something of the hymn writer. Thatas why I have included the story of each writer in the hope that their experience will ring bells. aThe words of hymn writers arenat always cosy and comfortable. They nudge our conscience and spur us on to react and respond. Most of all, they remind us of the Almighty God who created the heavens in all their vastness, but who also created us as precious through His amazing love.a... in Iraq who sang and reflected on each of these verses whenever he could: We are losing soldiers here every day. ... I can tell you that I feel more secure in claiming the promise no power of hell, no scheme of man can ever pluck me from hisanbsp;...
|Title||:||Love So Amazing|
|Publisher||:||Monarch Books - 2014-10-17|