A Cry For Justice

[JeffS singing O Holy Night with his guitar]

A Weary World Rejoices

Joy to the world! the Lord is come;
Let earth receive her King;
Let every heart prepare him room,
And heaven and nature sing,
And heaven and nature sing,
And heaven, and heaven, and nature sing.

Joy to the world! the Saviour reigns;
Let men their songs employ;
While fields and floods, rocks, hills, and plains
Repeat the sounding joy,
Repeat the sounding joy,
Repeat, repeat the sounding joy.

Isaac Watts’ great hymn, Joy to the World, immediately brings thoughts of Christmas to our minds.  There really was joy that night when the shepherds heard the angelic announcement that “unto you is born this day in the city of David, a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.”  Even heaven’s choirs were singing.  Joy to the world, indeed.

But actually this hymn is based upon Psalm 98 which is a psalm not so…

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About Dale Ingraham @ Speaking Truth In Love Ministries

We started Speaking truth in love Ministries to address the issue of sexual abuse within the faith community. My wife, Faith, is a survivor of many years of abuse by her father who was a pastor at the time. We go into churches, colleges and conferences to speak about this issue.
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