Author Archives: Matt

Walk Worthily

While reading Philippians recently, I was struck anew by Paul’s instruction that the church in Philippi “let your manner of life be worthy of the gospel of Christ.” That word “worthy” – ἀξίως – shows up consistently in Paul’s letters: Romans 16:2 “welcome … Continue reading

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Review: Psalm Songs by The Corner Room

The renewed interest in singing the Psalms has produced settings of all sorts. When I find a new Psalms project, I’m eager to find renditions that are either intended for congregational singing or are the kind I want to get stuck … Continue reading

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Thank God for Moms

My two daughters are very young, but God has already been very kind to them. There are a number of reasons I say that, like the health and happiness they enjoy, and the fact that they were born into a … Continue reading

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A Good Friday Prayer

This is “Love Lustres at Calvary” from The Valley of Vision. A moving and fitting prayer for Holy Week. My Father, Enlarge my heart, warm my affections, open my lips,    supply words that proclaim ‘Love lustres at Calvary.’ There grace removes … Continue reading

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The Worship Leader’s Words

I like weddings. I mean, who doesn’t like a free meal? And yet I cringe at the same moment of every wedding reception: right when the best man and the maid of honor – then the father of the bride, … Continue reading

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Album Round-Up

Now that No Grave Could Keep is done and released, I thought I’d provide a roundup of the whole thing. This was the first recording project for Kenwood Music, and I’m so pleased with how it turned out. The guys at … Continue reading

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When They Die They Do Not Perish

“Now that the Savior has raised His body, death is no longer terrible, but all those who believe in Christ tread it underfoot as nothing, and prefer to die rather than to deny their faith in Christ, knowing full well … Continue reading

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