Give Me Jesus in the New Year (Revised for 2017)

Posted this first in 2014 but I see no reason to change my hope for 2017. It’s over a 100 years old, probably over 150 years old. Its known as an old “negro-spiritual.” Its resonance is certainly rooted in pain. Physical pain? Maybe. Longing for rescue from the oppression of slavery? Probably. A grieving heart … More Give Me Jesus in the New Year (Revised for 2017)

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