Familiar Hymns

Some of my readers know already that I grew up in Germany, in a traditional Christian home. Meaning, that my parents went to church whenever there was a (baby) baptism, confirmation (protestant), wedding, or a funeral. Every night, until I was about ten years old, they prayed a children’s prayer with me.

During my childhood years my brother, a youth leader in the church, took me to the local Lutheran church for Sunday School. Later on in life we went to the family worship service. And it was in a Lutheran church that I’ve got to hear and sing and love some more or less famous hymns like this one:

(It’s amazing, how listening to this version just transferred me back to my childhood. It’s almost exactly as it will sound in a traditional Lutheran church in Germany ;))

It wasn’t until many years later that I’ve got saved — while living in the States. And it was there, that I heard and sang and loved this and other hymns all over again! Here is a beautiful version I found on Youtube by Don Moen:

This is sort of a follow-up of another post I did this year The Principle Of Repetition. My point being: the more we are exposed to something the more it becomes familiar to us — no difference if it is a good thing or a bad thing. So, choose wisely what you are watching and what you are listening to throughout the day and week.

 

 

Author: Mirjam

Once lost, now found. German native, now living in the beautiful Sunny South East of Ireland. Helpmate, homemaker, mom, writer. Using my pen name (Mirjam Fels) I'm writing for and about Christian women.

Share your thoughts

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s