Archive for October 12th, 2014

Truth can be Disregarded.

It cannot be Destroyed!       

– eab, 4/29/11

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Cecil Frances Humphreys Alexander died 10/12/1895 at Londonberry. She is remembered for her songs, “Once in Royal David’s City” (1848), All Things Bright and Beau­ti­ful,” and “Jesus Calls Us.” 

Her husband, Will­iam Alex­an­der, was bi­shop of Der­ry and Ra­phoe, and lat­er An­gli­can pri­mate for Ire­land.  Ce­cil and her sis­ter found­ed a school for the deaf, in addition to penning some 400 hymns.  (She was born in Ap­ril of 1818, Red­cross, Coun­ty Wick­low, Ire­land.)    

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A bishop was to be un-blamed,

Second, a wife is named.

“Vigilant” was number three

Of what this man was to be.

And God’s grand list is still the same.

1Ti 3.2

– eab, 3/31/05

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