Welcome – 20 August 2017

Hymns – sung, devotional poetry – can touch the inner person, break through the coping facade and connect us to Heaven’s glory in the most powerful way. They are the essence of what’s very good about being in church: as much as the sermon, the prayer, and the fellowship. For today, prepare your hearts with these!


Have you been to Jesus for the cleansing power?

Are you washed in the blood of the Lamb?

Are you fully trusting in His grace this hour?

Are you washed in the blood of the Lamb? (Elisha Hoffman, 1878)


Glory be to Jesus,

Who in bitter pains

Poured for me the life-blood

From his sacred veins.


Oft as it is sprinkled

On our guilty hearts

Satan in confusion

Terror-struck departs


Oft as earth exulting

Wafts its praise on high,

Hell with terror trembles

Heaven is filled with joy


Lift ye then your voices;

Swell the mighty flood;

Louder still and louder

Praise the precious Blood!


May you sparkle with joy as, together, you swell the mighty flood today!