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Archive for January 7th, 2015

The same came for a witness, to bear witness of the Light,

that all men through Him [ Jesus Christ ] might believe.

Joh 1.7

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“Legalism – the stunted and spoiled fruit of a beautiful tree.”

– Paul W Finch, 9/8/81

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E t e r n i t y – To measure something you have to find 1 end;

Then stretch your fingers, your legs (walk), your mind, and

find the other end.  Can you m-e-a-s-u-r-e Eternity?     

– eab, 1/18/10

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You met a new friend

On school’s first day.

You studied together

Then went out to play.

One or both graduated,

Or perhaps you moved away.

Where is that lad now?

Is he a man with good pay?

And if you were to met again

Whatever would you say?

– eab, 1/7/08

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ON THIS DATE

Carl Gustaf Boberg died 1/7/1940, Kalmar, Sweden.  He was carpenter’s son and served as a sailor.  He was converted to Jesus Christ at 19 and attended a Bible school in Kristinehamm.  Later he was a lay preacher for two years and edited a weekly, Sanningsvittnet, (Witness of the Truth) for many years (1890-1916).  Bro. Boberg even served in Swedish Parliament (1912-1931).  His works include several volumes of poetry & many hymns.  We know him as the author of “How Great Thou Art.”  Boberg had been born 8/16/1859 at Mönsterås, Sweden.

 

“O Lord my God, when I in awesome wonder Consider all the *worlds thy hands have made,

I see the stars, I hear the rolling thunder, Thy power throughout the universe displayed:

    Refrain

“Then sings my soul, my Savior God, to thee: How great thou art! How great thou art!

Then sings my soul, my Savior God, to thee: How great thou art! How great thou art!”

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