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Sabbath Rest – Come to Jesus

(Has it really been two weeks since I last posted? My head is filled with so many words, but I can’t quite seem to get them onto the page. Soon, my friends, soon! But meanwhile….)

The Getty’s posted this as their Sunday Hymn today – and it was just what I needed. Maybe you need it too –

Are you weary, heavy laden?
Come and lay your burdens down
Jesus calls you, Jesus draws you,
Rest in Him
He is gentle, he is lowly
He delights to bring us peace
Tender shepherd, mighty Savior
Rest in him

How sure, his compassion for us
Oh how deep is his love,
So come, come to Jesus, and rest in him

Are you hopeless, are you guilty
Caught in shame for all your sin?
He pursues you, to forgive you
Rest in Him
He has paid for every failure
Mercy flows in endless streams
Come and follow, freedom calls you
Rest in Him

Are you waiting, in your sorrows
For this broken world to heal?
He is coming, soon returning
Rest in Him
We will see him, We will know him
O what heights of grace revealed
From his kindness, every promise
Then fulfilled
Trust in Jesus, he will keep us
To the end

 

Sabbath Rest – Almost Home

I’ve been thinking a lot about Heaven lately. So many things to wonder about, to ponder, to anticipate. This song has been rolling around in my head and I thought I’d share it with you. It’s a joyous reminder that we are, as children of the Living God, Almost Home!

This life is just a vapor – We’re almost home
That sun is setting yonder – We’re almost home
Take courage for this darkness – Shall break to dawn
Oh lift your eyes – We’re almost home

Don’t drop a single anchor
We’re almost home
Through every toil and danger
We’re almost home
How many pilgrim saints
Have before us gone
No stopping now
We’re almost home

That promised land is calling
We’re almost home
And not a tear shall fall then
We’re almost home
Make ready now your souls
For that kingdom come
No turning back
We’re almost home

Almost home
We’re almost home
So press on toward
That blessed shore
Oh praise the Lord
We’re almost home

This journey ours together
We’re almost home
Unto that great forever
We’re almost home
What song anew we’ll sing
Round that happy throne
Come faint of heart
We’re almost home

Almost home
We’re almost home
So press on toward
That blessed shore
Oh praise the Lord
We’re almost home

This life is just a vapor
We’re almost home
That sun is setting yonder
We’re almost home
Take courage for this darkness
Shall break to dawn
Oh lift your eyes
We’re almost home

Almost home
We’re almost home
So press on toward
That blessed shore
Oh praise the Lord
We’re almost home

Almost home
We’re almost home
So press on toward
That blessed shore
Oh praise the Lord
We’re almost home

Source: Musixmatch
Songwriters: Matt Boswell / Matt Papa / Lauren Papa

Sabbath Rest – All Hail the King of Heaven

Another new hymn from Matt Papa and Matt Boswell. I think it’s a keeper!

All hail the King of Heaven, Christ the Lord of all
Whom thundering angels circle ‘round, ablaze with awe
Let now the Hallelujah of earth in glad refrain
Ascend the throne, to Him belongs immortal praise

Chorus:
All hail the King of heaven
Creation join together
Let endless praises crown His name
All hail the King of heaven

All hail the Great Redeemer, Who so humbly came
The Lamb of our salvation, o for sinners slain
Let now one loud Hosanna resound from shore to shore
You nations say, “His kingdom reigns, forevermore!”

Let praise of nations rise now as a symphony
To sound the endless wonders of His majesty
Let every heart adore Him, the great and small the same
Through generations ever let His anthem ring!

©2021 Getty Music Publishing (BMI) / Messenger Hymns (BMI) / Getty Music Hymns and Songs (ASCAP) / Love Your Enemies Publishing (ASCAP) / adm at MusicServices.org

Our Beach Therapy Christmas Begins

We’ve made it to our little Christmas condo and are settling in. Today was chilly and cloudy so there was no urge to roam the beach just yet!
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But we’re looking forward to a couple of weeks of no alarms and no agendas and probably too many calories! We’ll be missing the kids and the grands, but this seemed like a wise decision for this year.
I thought this week it might be fun to share some of my favorite Christmas songs. Maybe they’ll be new to you – some were new to me too! This one is new to all of us this year!

Brightest and Best

Hail blessed morn, see the great Mediator
Down from the regions of glory descend
Shepherds go worship the babe in a manger
Lo! For a guard the bright angels attend

Say, shall we yield Him, in costly devotion
Fragrance of Edom and off’rings divine?
Gems of the mountain and pearls of the ocean
Myrrh from the forest, or gold from the mine?

Brightest and best of sons of the morning
Dawn on our darkness and lend us Thine aid
Star in the East, the horizon adorning
Guide where our infant Redeemer was laid

Vainly we offer each ample oblation
Vainly with gifts would His favor secure
Richer by far is the heart’s adoration
Dearer to God are the prayers of the poor

Brightest and best of sons of the morning
Dawn on our darkness and lend us Thine aid
Star in the East, the horizon adorning
Guide where our infant Redeemer was laid

Cold on His cradle the dewdrops were shining
Low lies His bed with the beasts of the stall
Angels adore Him, in slumbers reclining
Wise men and shepherds before Him do fall
Wise men and shepherds before Him do fall

Brightest and best of sons of the morning
Dawn on our darkness and lend us Thine aid
Star in the East, the horizon adorning
Guide where our infant Redeemer was laid

Brightest and best of sons of the morning
Dawn on our darkness and lend us Thine aid
Star in the East, the horizon adorning
Guide where our infant Redeemer was laid
Guide where our infant Redeemer was laid

Traditional – Written by Reginald Heber
Arranged by Keith Getty, Ben Shive and Fionán de Barra
ARR©2021 Getty Music Publishing (BMI) / Fionán de Barra (BMI) / Getty Music Hymns and Songs (ASCAP) / Junkbox Music (ASCAP) / adm at MusicServices.org

Sabbath Rest – Oh Give Thanks!

Tis the season – for giving thanks! Enjoy this new hymn from the Matt Boswell/Matt Papa writing team!

Oh, give thanks to God forever
For all He’s done, for all He’s given
For every grace, bring every praise
To the giver of all, give thanks

Oh, give thanks to the Father, spring of life, Lord of love
The bountiful, fount of all provision
Come rejoice in his goodness, count each blessing that comes
From Heav’n to Earth, now from Earth to Heaven

Oh, give thanks to God forever
For all He’s done, for all He’s given
For every grace, bring every praise
To the giver of all, give thanks

Oh, give thanks unto Jesus, sing of his saving love
The bread of life, broken for redemption
How He carried the cross to make us daughters and sons
Exalted now, the King of our salvation

Oh, give thanks to God forever
For all He’s done, for all He’s given
For every grace, bring every praise
To the giver of all, give thanks

Oh, give thanks to God forever
For all He’s done, for all He’s given
For every grace, bring every praise
To the giver of all, give thanks

Oh, give thanks to the spirit, fire of joy, bond of love
O breath of God, help our hearts remember
Purge our pride with your kindness, plant this song deep in us
For all the gifts, greater is the giver

Oh, give thanks to God forever
For all He’s done, for all He’s given
For every grace, bring every praise
To the giver of all, give thanks

To the giver of all, give thanks
To the giver of all, give thanks

O Give Thanks · Matt Boswell · Matt Papa
Almost Home – The Hymns Of Matt Boswell And Matt Papa
℗ 2021 Getty Music Label, LLC
Released on: 2021-09-10