in Other on Justification, Faith, Salvation, PersonalIn all the branches of my family going back to all the people who are remembered, as far as I know I am the only one who has ever become a Christian.One of my favorite songs from the Lutheran Hymnal. The golden evening brightens in the west, Soon, soon, to faithful warriors cometh rest, Sweet is the calm of Paradise the blest. Alleluia! Alleluia!Immortal, invisible God only wise_ was written by W. Chalmers Smith in 1867. In regard to this hymn, Nigel Kot writes:
in Hymns on War, Faith, Courage, GratitudeThe author of this hymn, Martin Rinkart, was a Lutheran minister in Saxony during the terrible Thirty Years' War. It's a testament to faith and gratitude which remain even after unspeakable suffering.Soldiers of Christ Arise is a wonderful hymn written by Charles Wesley and based on Ephesians 6.10-18.