Monthly Archives: December 2016

“If Thou but Suffer God to Guide Thee”

John Piper recently (12/21/16) highlighted one of his favorite hymns in a regular podcast of his: Georg Neumark’s “Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt walten,” written in 1641 or 1642, first published in 1657, appropriated by Bach for a number … Continue reading

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Proclaiming Thy Royal….

Yesterday in church, we sang Emily Elliott’s hymn “Thou Didst Leave Thy Throne.” This is a fairly common 19th-century hymn (see the graph at I’m still puzzling out just what Elliott meant by having believers sing “Come to my … Continue reading

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