in His Presence

Your God is present among you, a strong Warrior there to save you. Happy to have you back, He’ll calm you with His love and delight you with His songs. Zephaniah 3:17 MSG I have a confession to make. This verse is one of my favorite verses in the Old Testament.  In the passage ofContinue reading “in His Presence”

Sonday Psalm: worship

Today is a double celebration day. I am celebrating my eldest child’s birthday, and singing as a part of two worship teams today. But every day is meant to be a celebration for those who discover  who they are in Christ. I want to encourage you too today to celebrate.  Bake a cake. Walk inContinue reading “Sonday Psalm: worship”

Sunday Psalm: in the depths

In the depths where we hide our hearts the deep cries are made In the heights of Heaven Your tears at our plight were great For You so loved us all You decided to send part of Yourself to meet our need with the gift of Your son merged with our DNA Such depth toContinue reading “Sunday Psalm: in the depths”

Angels from the Realms of Glory

One of my all time favorite carols, this classic proclamation of the Good News beautifully covers the main players in the Christmas story. Angels from the realms of glory, Wing your flight o’er all the earth; Ye who sang creation’s story, Now proclaim Messiah’s birth: Come and worship, come and worship, Worship Christ, the newbornContinue reading “Angels from the Realms of Glory”

Born is the King

Born unto us this day a Saviour Gifted from heaven to a manger The hope of the world A light for all mankind All of the earth rejoice It’s Christmas time So lift up your voice and sing out His praise, it’s Christmas! Born is the King, rejoice in the day! It’s Christmas! Make a joyful sound,Continue reading “Born is the King”

See Amid the Winter’s Snow

See amid the winter’s snow Born for us on earth below See the tender Lamb appears Promised from eternal years Hail, thou ever-blessed morn Hail, redemption’s happy dawn Sing through all Jerusalem Christ is born in Bethlehem I have two favorite ways I love to experience this carol. The first is to sing it live.Continue reading “See Amid the Winter’s Snow”

Rejoice & be merry

Rejoice and be merry in songs and in mirth! O praise our Redeemer; all mortals on earth! For this is the birthday of Jesus our King, Who brought us salvation, His praises we’ll sing! With the announcement of the season of Christmas, many of us first think of all the extra tasks or jobs weContinue reading “Rejoice & be merry”

Sunday Psalm: HalleYOUjah

As I’m reminded of all the wonders made by Your command, I arise from my seat to quickly take a stand I close my eyes and raise my open hands then Your praise shot forth as I began to understand, It’s all about You it always has and it always will be all about YouContinue reading “Sunday Psalm: HalleYOUjah”

O Come O Come Emmanuel

O Come O Come Emmanuel and ransom captive Israel… This hymn may seem like it doesn’t fit in the category of praise, until we remember how its sometimes in our darkest days that we are able to experience God the most. When we encounter Him at our lowest, we cannot help but change our songContinue reading “O Come O Come Emmanuel”