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Hymspirational Moment #3

THE COMFORTER HAS COME
Verse 1 Oh, spread the tidings ’round, wherever man is found, Wherever human hearts and human woes abound; Let every Christian tongue proclaim the joyful sound: The Comforter has come!
Chorus: The Comforter has come, the Comforter has come! The Holy Ghost from Heav’n, the Father’s promise giv’n; Oh, spread the tidings ’round, wherever man is found— The Comforter has come!
Verse 2 The long, long night is past, the morning breaks at last, And hushed the dreadful wail and fury of the blast, As o’er the golden hills the day advances fast! The Comforter has come!
Verse 3 Lo, the great King of kings, with healing in His wings, To every captive soul a full deliv’rance brings; And through the vacant cells the song of triumph rings; The Comforter has come!
Verse 4 O boundless love divine! How shall this tongue of mine To wond’ring mortals tell the matchless grace divine— That I, a child of hell, should in His image shine! The Comforter has come!
"Oh spread the tidings round wherever man is …

The Only Lamb That Knew

“Now is my soul troubled. And what shall I say? ‘Father, save me from this hour’? But for this purpose I have come to this hour." - John 12:27

A father and his son are walking along a well beaten path while, at their side, a young lamb walks along briskly pausing only occasionally to nibble at one of the sporadic patches of green in the otherwise earthen path.  A gentle tug of the rope leash by the son persuades the animal to continue obediently along the journey.  It is a scene that has played out on many occasions.  Before long, the trio makes its way to the large tented compound known as the Tabernacle.  At the gate, the father is met by a somewhat imposing individual known as a Levite.  The tranquility of the cool of the morning is shattered suddenly by the agonizing scream of the lamb.  With the brisk action of a skilled, knife-wielding hand, the young lamb's life comes to an end and his blood is offered to God on behalf of the sins of the father, his son and the entire f…