Tag Archives: George Beverly Shea

The Lord’s Prayer

But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father which is in secret; and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly (Matthew 6:6). The hymn The … Continue reading

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George Beverly Shea, In Memory

We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with The Lord (2 Corinthians 5:8). On Wednesday one of the world’s best-loved singers, and one of mine, passed into glory with … Continue reading

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The Old Rugged Cross

And you, being dead in your sins and the uncircumcision of your flesh, hath he quickened together with him, having forgiven you all trespasses; Blotting out the handwriting of ordinances that was against us, which was contrary to us, and took … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Mr. Shea

In honor of George Beverly Shea on his 102nd birthday I am linking to my post about his famous song I’d Rather Have Jesus (click the link to read post).  As I pointed out in the link, this song was my … Continue reading

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I’d Rather Have Jesus

Lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal: For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also (Matthew 6:21-22). My Dad’s favorite hymn … Continue reading

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Great is Thy Faithfulness

It is of the LORD’s mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not. They are new every morning: great is thy faithfulness. Lametations 3:22-23 This song is a reminder of God’s grace and his care for me. … Continue reading

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How Great Thou Art

Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised; and his greatness is unsearchable. Psalms 145:3 I was first introduced to Thou Great Thou Art as a 5-year old when my brother and I sang it in training union at … Continue reading

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