Author: Georg Neumark, 1640, Translated by: Catherine Winkworth, 1863. Text: Ps. 55:22 - Cast thy burden upon the LORD, and he shall sustain thee
May God bless you today in whatever your circumstances.
Perhaps you’ve found it difficult to find a comfortable place in the visible church. Think of this site as an ongoing resource and source of encouragement. I’m here as a brother in Christ to support you in your faith.
Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened unto you: 13 But rejoice, inasmuch as ye are partakers of Christ’s sufferings; that, when his glory shall be revealed, ye may be glad also with exceeding joy.
Early Methodists were persecuted and lived lives of hardship. Charles Wesley, who with his brother John started the Methodist movement, wanted to encourage his followers. He wanted them to be a singing, joyful people and not get discouraged and lose hope.
The real God has provided an owner’s manual which explains everything you need to know in a language you can understand. It’s sane and logical. His Book confirms everything we’ve observed about scientific and physical reality.
We’re all being conditioned to faster tempos and rock-style percussion in our music. Listening to somewhat slower (and more traditional) arrangements allows the lyrics to work in your mind in a different way.