On The Wings Of A Dove

On The Wings Of A Dove On the wings of a snow-white dove He sends His pure sweet love A sign from above (sign from above) On the wings of a dove (wings of a dove) When troubles surround us, when evils come The body grows weak (body grows weak) The spirit grows numb (spirit […]

The Nail-scarred Hand

Growing up, there is another hymn that stayed rather close to my heart. Especially in times when my fairh waned. Much like doubting Thomas, this hymn showed me the truth time and time again when I was scared to believe.

Sometimes, even now, I think of this hymn when I’m feeling doubtful or afraid. For there is no one greater or unwaning than my Savior who has seen me through.

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Words: Baylus Benjamin McKinney (b. July 22, 1886; d. Sept. 7, 1952)
Music: Baylus Benjamin McKinney

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