As of late I have been mixing up my devotional times with the Lord somewhat. Its not because I am board, or feel constrained by my usual routine; but instead its an inward restlessness that stirs deep in my soul to grow ever closer to Christ. This desire has caused me to look at many different resources as I spend time with the Lord. One such resource is called Amazing Grace: 366 Inspiring Hymn Stories for Daily Devotions. Worship through music is powerful and I absolutely love the way our band leads us on Sunday. But there are hymns from my youth that I find myself singing, silently throughout the day that really speak to me. One of those hymns is called “Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing” by Robert Robinson, 1735–1790. Here is the devotion from the book I mentioned above concerning this text. I pray that it will shed light on the words of this familiar hymn. Pay close attention to the final verse in the song. That is the one that gets me every time! I pray that you have a great month, and I hope to see you at Cowboy fellowship as we study 1 Corinthians 13 during the month of March. ___________________________________________________________________ O Lord, You are my God: I will exalt You and praise Your name, for in perfect faithfulness You have done marvelous things, things planned long ago. (Isaiah 25:1) It would be enlightening if the people in the pew could stand on the platform and observe the congregational singing during an average church service. One would soon concur that there are many who appear to have attended church without the express purpose of having a personal encounter with […]