Appomattox, Virginia, Society for Biblical and Southern Studies: 2018
Seller ID: LDS
This book is the culmination of a project that originated as an encouragement to pastors. It began with a weekly e-mail (A Lord’s Day Snippet) delivered on Sunday mornings as an aid to pastors preparing to lead their congregations in the worship of the living God. Each snippet combined words from a hymn, a passage of Scripture often from William Tyndale’s magisterial translation, a brief, insightful exposition and a closing word of encouragement from a past preacher of the gospel. It was discovered that this met a great need in the church. These also were found to be helpful to non-pastors... View More...
Spout Spring, Va, Society for Biblical and Southern Studies: 2011
Seller ID: 56
Binding: Soft cover
The hymn has been of great importance to the people in the South throughout their history. In life and in death the ministry of psalms and hymns has been a vital part of the fabric of life. Little is known about Southern Hymnology and almost nothing is known about Confederate Hymnology. A gospel minister observing the Confederate Army at worship declared, ï¿½The voices which now poured forth their strength in singing the songs of Zion had shouted in the charge and the victory.ï¿½ One Southern minister, theological educator and hymn writer remonstrated, ï¿½We cannot afford to lose ... View More...
This is an eclectic presentation of Christmas in the Confederate States of America. Yes, consider how the birth of God's Son into this world was acknowledged during those dark day of war. The Prince of Peace was remembered in the onslaughts of an invasion. The opening essay was written to give an overview of the Christmases during the Confederate era. Some of the following chapters have been randomly selected from Southern literature of the past. The material is retrieved as a reminder of the Advent of our Lord Jesus Christ just before and during the life of the Confederacy. In this bo... View More...