That my life would reflect God's glory - Jeremiah Griffin - pastor Rockford, Illinois

The Death and Excellency of Christ

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The Death and Excellency of Christ. Isa. 13. 12     1    The things on earth which men esteem,             And of their richness boast,         In value less or greater seem,             Proportioned to their cost.     2    [The diamond, that’s for thousands sold,             Our admiration draws;         For dust men seldom part with gold,             Or barter pearls for straws.]     3    Then what inestimable worth             Must in those crowns appear,         For which the Lord came down to earth,             And bought for us, so dear!…read more

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Greater than your mistakes

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Ever feel like you are stuck in a mistake?  Like you are reliving Ground Hog day over and over again, where nothing goes right.  Where you keep choosing to do the things you don’t want to do.  Where you keep trying to do what is right and you still end up making the wrong choices…  yeah.  One of THOSE DAYS. Romans 7:19 18 I know that nothing good lives in me, that is, in my flesh; for I have the desire to do what is good, but I cannot carry…read more

For the Cause

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Love the last lines… Let it be my life’s refrain: To live is Christ, to die is gain; Deny myself, take up my cross And follow the Son For The Cause For the cause of Christ the King We give our lives, an offering Till all the earth resounds with ceaseless praise To the Son For the cause of Christ we go With joy to reap, with faith to sow As many see And many put their trust In the Son Christ we proclaim, The Name above every name: For…read more

Lord With glowing heart I praise thee

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Lord, with glowing heart I’d praise Thee, For the bliss Thy love bestows, For the pardoning grace that saves me, And the peace that from it flows: Help, O God, my weak endeavor; This dull soul to rapture raise: Thou must light the flame, or never Can my love be warmed to praise. Praise, my soul, the God that sought thee, Wretched wanderer, far astray; Found thee lost, and kindly brought thee From the paths of death away; Praise, with love’s devoutest feeling, Him Who saw thy guilt-born fear, And…read more

Why Should I Sorrow More?

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WHY should I sorrow more? I trust a Savior slain, And safe beneath His sheltering cross Unmoved I shall remain. Let Satan and the world, Ever my heart allure; The promises in Christ are made Unchangeable and sure. The oath infallible Is now my spirit’s trust; I know that He Who spoke the word, Is faithful, true, and just. He’ll bring me on my way Unto my journey’s end; He’ll be my Father and my God, My Saviour and my Friend. So all my doubts and fears Shall wholly flee…read more