It is not the way of the compassionate Maker to create rational beings in order to deliver them over mercilessly to unending affliction in punishment for things of which He knew even before they were fashioned, aware how they would turn out when He created them—and whom nonetheless He created. —ST. ISAAC OF NINEVEH, ASCETICAL HOMILIES
A small town of 8.000 in Northern Germany named Hermannsburg and the old community church called Grosse Kreuzgemeinde where this hymn is played and sung during a Sunday morning service.
“Mein Schoepfer steh mir bei.”
“My creator stand by me” Composer: Johann J Rambach anno 1715
A Facebook conversation with a person who believes that the Bible is the literal, inerrant Word of God brings me back to my youth, where I was taught to […]
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