Posts in the Behind the Song Category

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Part 9: Behold Our God

A look at the song "Behold Our God", written and performed by the people at Sovereign Grace Music....Read More

Part 8: Rock of Ages (When the Day Seems Long)

A look at the song: Rock of Ages (When the Day Seems Long) and the wonderful message of the everlasting rock....Read More

Part 7: To the Cross I Cling

Behind the Song: Episode 7 - To the Cross I Cling...a wonderful new song at RHC that speaks to the amazing work of Christ on the Cross and our need to rely on Christ Alone for Salvation and sanctification....Read More

Part 6: Hallelujah, What a Savior

Great hymn of the faith about the finished work of Christ! Written by Phillip Bliss in 1875, it has successfully stood the test of time. A great and simple melody strengthened by some true and spirit filled lyrics....Read More

Part 5: A Debtor to Mercy Alone

Part 5 of the Behind the Song Series brings a song written in 1771 by Augustus Montague Toplady to the table. A great hymn of praise for God's great mercy, especially in light of our great need. Worth a listen....Read More

Part 4: Grace Greater Than Our Sin

Part 4 of Behind the Song introduces the timeless classic "Grace Greater than our sin". If you grew up in a hymn singing, hymn loving family you will instantly remember the classic refrain, "Grace, Grace, God's Grace..."....Read More

Part 3: Savior Like a Shepherd Lead Us

Part 3 introduces the song "Savior Like a Shepherd Lead Us". Here is a song whose lyrics were written in the 1800's by an anonymous author and whose melody was penned by the same man who wrote the music to "Jesus Loves Me". A great jewel of hymnology that has survived the test of time and whose lyrics remind us of our great need of a Shepherd Savior to lead us!...Read More

Part 2: Psalm 62

This week's song is a contemporary song written by Stuart Townsend and Aaron Keyes. "Psalm 62" as you would figure is based on the text of Psalm 62 and has a great swell and emotion as we sing about our "Delight and Reward", "Everlasting, never failing", "Redeemer, my God"! ...Read More

Part 1: The Solid Rock

Introducing the periodic blog called "Behind the Song". This feature is a weekly or bi-weekly look at a particular song of the Faith from the past or present that has an interesting story or theme or musical value that makes it worth taking a look at. Week 1 is the great hymn of the faith "The Solid Rock". What a great truth that our "hope is build on nothing less than Jesus' blood and righteousness"!...Read More