“Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus”

The eyes are the windows to the soul.  Do you believe it?  I do.  I remember the first wonderful eye contact with my children, the bonding, the joy, the somehow instantly knowing this little person.  My focus was entirely on the baby.  At that moment, nothing else existed.  I remember the last eye contact with…

“God of Grace and God of Glory”

“God of grace and God of glory, on your people pour thy power.”  These opening words from the hymn with the same name set the mood for a majestic and jubilant hymn.  Although it is typically used as a processional hymn, I think it makes a particularly effective closing or recessional hymn, asking for God’s…