Praise The Savior, with Thomas Kelly

One of my all-time favorite hymns, “Praise the Savior, Ye Who Know Him,” was written by Thomas Kelly, an Irish minister who wrote nearly 800 hymns.  Kelly was a zealous evangelist, a socially gracious man, and a gifted musician and poet.  His best known hymn is “Look, Ye Saints, the Sight is Glorious.”  But “Praise […]

There’s Something Wrong With All of Us

There’s something wrong with all of us, but it’s best to simply ignore our limitations and plunge headfirst into what God calls us to do.  For example, I was reading today about Thomas Hastings, who was an albino (as were three of his siblings).  He was also afflicted with eye problems and a speech defect.  […]