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A Guest Post by Janell Wojtowicz: Hymns of wonder and grace through the ages

Please welcome Janell Wojtowicz to Faith in Writing. She has written a guest post for the Musical Wednesdays Feature. Janelle will be doing a giveaway of her ebook “Embracing Hope.” Leave a comment for a chance to win. Hymns of wonder and grace through the ages By Janell Butler Wojtowicz As I attempted to focus on the words on the screen hanging behind the pulpit in my church, my eyes drifted to the thick black hard-cover hymnal in the rack attached to the pew ahead of me. We’ll use it once—maybe twice—during the service. The words will also be on the screen and lighting will be dimmed so those of us with aging eyes won’t […]

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A guest post by Darlene Franklin – Rock of Ages, Cleft for Me

Please welcome Darlene Franklin to Faith in Writing. She has written a guest post for the Musical Wednesdays Feature. Darlene will be doing a giveaway of her ebook “Mermaid’s Song.” Leave a comment for a chance to win. ROCK OF AGES, CLEFT FOR ME O come, let us sing unto the Lord: let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation. – Psalm 95:1 During a bad thunderstorm, Anglican preacher Augustus Toplady dashed into a fissure in the rocks in Burrington Combe, England. While he waited for the storm to pass, the makings of a sermon came to him. “The rock of faith was a shelter from the storms of life.” Soon the words took […]

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Welcome to Musical Wednesdays!

Welcome to Faith in Writing’s new feature, Musical Wednesdays. Each Wednesday we will host an author who will discuss something relating to traditional Christian hymns and other musical topics. I’m looking forward to hosting new authors each week. Some of our upcoming guest bloggers include: Janell Butler Wojtowicz, Catherine Castle, Jenna Victoria, and Amber Schamel. They will be discussing some of our favorite hymns. I can hardly wait to see their posts.  Today, I will start off the feature with a post of my own.           The subject of prayer comes up often. We sing songs about it, including the one I’ve posted below, an absolutely beautiful rendition of a meaningful song. Matthew 11:28-30 […]

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