The Church’s One Foundation was written in response to a serious heresy which surfaced in South Africa in the 1860’s. The hymn writer Samuel Stone patterned his verse on the phrase The holy Catholic church, the communion of saints found in the Apostles' Creed.
Are we any better than Adam and Eve were? Go back with me this morning to that beautiful paradise of Eden, where every flower bloomed before the face of the God who gave it, and where every flower threw out its aroma into the nostrils of the perfect man and woman.
Days come when our need of strength is desperate. We seem to be touching bottom and wonder if we can go on. Does God hear?
Read: Psalm 72
Psalm 72:12 “For He will deliver the needy when he crieth and the poor that hath no helper.
Christian Scriver was a Minister in Magdeburg. In 1671 he published Invisible Things Understood by Things That Are Made, also known as Gotthold’s Emblems. The short book has been beloved for centuries.