Search ResultsEveryday Pentecost Before his arrest Jesus promised to send the Holy Spirit to be with us in his absence. Pentecost is not an event we wait for, but one in which we participate. Every moment is Pentecost. History of Hymns: “Word of God, Come Down on Earth” This offers background and commentary on James Quinn's Christmas hymn, “Word of God, Come Down on Earth.” History of Hymns: “O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing” This offers background and commentary on the beloved Charles Wesley (1707-1788) hymn, “O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing.” Dangerous Tongues A post full of worship resources for children: books, songs, prayer of confession, and more. It comments on Psalms 19; Proverbs 1:20-33; Isaiah 50:4-9; Mark 8:27-38; James 3:1-12; and Wisdom of Solomon 7:26-30, 8:1, and finds... Pentecost as Renewal of Sinai (and the Question of Tongues) Commentary on Acts 2:1-21 notes that Pentecost, instead of reversing Babel, brings the signs of the Sinai theophany: sound, fire, and speech, indicating faithfulness to the tradition of Moses. Also addresses questions regarding tongues. ‘Thousand Tongues’ retuned Audio of the hymn "O For A Thousand Tongues to Sing" set to a new tune by John Chisum. Hymn Study: “Here Is Peace” This offers background and commentary on Andrew Pratt's hymn, "Here Is Peace." It explores in three short stanzas the true meaning of peace, with a primary focus on God's grace and our gracious actions. ‘A Thousand Tongues’ retuned by Jeff Anderson Jeff Anderson is serving as worship pastor at a church in Columbus Ohio. In 2011 he released an EP; the title song is his contemporary recomposition of the hymn “O For A Thousand Tongues to Sing.” Tongues that Dance David Schelhaas' poem on Moses and the burning bush. O' for a thousand tongues This album from the Black Gospel Music Restoration Project was recorded by the Victory Choral Ensemble in 1976, featuring the songs I thank God, He brought me out, Saved, Take your burdens to the Lord, Keep... If I Had a Thousand Tongues ... What would you do if you had a thousand tongues? An illustration appropriate for Psalm 113, 1 Peter 2:9, and Psalm 9:11. Full Text Hymns on Tongues O for a Thousand Tongues to SingPD
Let Every Tongue Thy Goodness SpeakPD
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See more hymns... A Thousand Tongues This new arrangement of Charles Wesley’s hymn, “O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing” is a slower, more meditative setting for solo voice, unison choir, or solo instrument, with piano and synthesizer accompaniment. Tongues of Fire This black and white image depicts the Holy Spirit coming upon the church during pentecost and "divided tongues, as of fire" (Acts 2 :1-11). The Surprises of Pentecost: When the Spirit Comes to All Charles Self identifies four "surprises" of the Spirit at Pentecost: a new egalitarian community, voluntary sacrifice for the community, supernatural signs of God's kingdom, and the normality of "tongues and other manifestation gifts." Tongues Sing for Joy Theodore Taylor preaches on some attitudes to sickness and disability. Blindness and deafness can sometimes be conditions of the heart and mind. Tongues of Fire: Highlighting the Pentecost scripture reading A dramatic reading for Pentecost to highlight the events of that day Tongues of Language and Flames A Pentecost Sunday prayer. Author Peter Menkin writes: “I chose the imagery of the Exodus from the Old Testament to say that we are liberated by our God, Christ, and that he brings us to freedom.” Snaky Tongues A collection of lesson ideas and activities by Carolyn Brown designed to help teach children about "taming the tongue" as well as confessing our sins and asking for forgiveness. Poem: Tongues that Dance This poem gives voice to a colorful tree in autumn, praising God, and harkening back to the burning bush of Exodus 3.