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“In Thy arms I rest me; Foes who would…”

Johann Franck published “Jesu, meine Freude” in 1653; Catherine Winkworth served the English-speaking world by translating it as “Jesu, priceless treasure” in her 1863 The Chorale Book for England. In this translation, she rendered the second verse as: In Thine arm I … Continue reading

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Soul, Adorn Yourself with Gladness

As we are “between churches” at the moment, I have opportunity to visit around a bit, and our family traveled to Pilgrim Orthodox Presbyterian Church tonight. I thoroughly enjoyed singing some rich hymns (and hearing others played more incidentally) including … Continue reading

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