'Song of Songs' Tagged Posts

'Song of Songs' Tagged Posts

“WHILE THE NEARER WATERS ROLL”

“Jesus, Lover of my soul, let me to Thy bosom fly while the nearer waters roll, while the tempest still is high…”   That hymn, written in the mid 1700’s by Charles Wesley, became one of the most well-liked hymns in the English language. Music snobs criticized the lyrics.  “Jesus, Lover of my soul” is too intimate in addressing the Savior, some said. But the Scriptures…