• “The world looks for happiness through self-assertion. The Christian knows that joy is found in self-abandonment.” – Elisabeth Elliot

Hymn Writers

O Breath of Life by Bessie Porter Head

O Breath of Life, come sweeping through us,
Revive Thy Church with life and power;
O Breath of Life, come,… Continue reading

Ann Griffiths and Her Sea of Wonders by Simonetta Carr

“O to spend my life in a sea of wonders!” Ann wrote in one of her poems. And her life,… Continue reading

Elizabeth Prentiss: Joyfully Embracing Motherhood and Suffering by Bambi Moore

It had been an especially difficult morning at home with my little people. There were at least five reasons why… Continue reading

Lord, Thou Know­est All the Hun­ger by Freda Hanbury Allen

Lord, Thou knowest all the hunger
Of the heart that seeks Thee now;
How my soul hath long been craving… Continue reading

O Christ, He is The Fountain by Anne R. Cousin

O Christ, He is the fountain,
The deep, sweet well of life:
Its living streams I’ve tasted
Which save from… Continue reading

Idle Words by Frances Ridley Havergal

Idle words, which might have fallen comparatively harmlessly from one who had never named the Name of Christ, may be… Continue reading

Even Me by Elizabeth H. Codner (And the story behind the hymn)

A par­ty of young friends ov­er whom I was watch­ing with anx­ious hope at­tend­ed a meet­ing in which de­tails were… Continue reading

Zeal – Faith – Fervor! By Frances Ridley Havergal


“The king’s business required haste” (1 Sam. 21:8).  Yet there is no other business about which average Christians take it… Continue reading

Thoughts Concerning the King by Elizabeth Prentiss


There is certainly enough in our Savior, if we only open our eyes that we may see it, to solve… Continue reading

The Sure Afterward by Frances Ridley Havergal

(From her devotional book entitled Royal Bounty.)


“Now no chastening for the present seemeth to be joyous, but grievous: nevertheless,… Continue reading

  • “Experience has taught me that the Shepherd is far more willing to show His sheep the path than the sheep are to follow. He is endlessly merciful, patient, tender, and loving. If we, His stupid and wayward sheep, really want to be led, we will without fail be led. Of that I am sure.” – Elisabeth Elliot

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Verse of the Day

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord. — Colossians 3:16 (NKJV)

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