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Joachim Neander

Joachim Neander (Neumann) (1650 – 31 May 1680) was a German Reformed (Calvinist) Church teacher, theologian and hymn writer whose most famous hymn, Praise to the Lord, the Almighty, the King of Creation (German: ‘Lobe den Herren, den mächtigen König der Ehren’) is generally regarded as one of the greatest hymns of praise of the … Continue reading

True, isnt it ?

True, isnt it ? Isn’t it strange how a 20 dollar bill seems like such a large amount when you donate it to church, but such a small amount when you go shopping? Isn’t it strange how 2 hours seem so long when you’re at church, and how short they seem when you’re watching a … Continue reading

Purpose of the Hymnal

Ellen White, cofounder and spiritual leader of our church, noted that “the soul may ascend nearer heaven on the wings, of praise.”—Steps to Christ, p. 104. “Singing,” she said, “. . . is as much an act of worship as is prayer. –Patriarchs of Prophets, p. 594. This hymnal is designed to help Seventh-day Adventists … Continue reading