The Faith We Sing!


The words to the hymns I grew up singing as a child have stuck with me throughout all my adult life. They make themselves apparent when I find myself experiencing different seasons and occasions in life. Listen to these words of an old hymn and see if you can guess for yourself what song it is. “That God should love a sinner such as I, should yearn to change my sorrow into bliss, nor rest till He had planned to bring me nigh, how wonderful is love like this! Well, were you able to guess which song I have been thinking of?

If you guessed, Such Love, then you guessed correctly. I love these old hymns, and as I have grown older, they have become even more precious to me. They do a couple of things for me, first, they take me back in my memory of the little Wesleyan Church that I grew up in. I can remember as a child walking in and hearing the piano playing one of the many wonderfu