About 200 years ago, there lived in England a carpenter and cabinet maker named Edward Mote. I believe it gives Christians a sense of the continuity of things, and how really big the church is. By: Robert H. Woodman on November 13, 2010 at 10:52 pm. Faultless to stand before the throne. Despite the stormy, dark weather where God seems absent, Hillsong still trusts in God, whose grace is unchanging. For many years he was also the editor of The Congregationalist and Recorder. All others will fall like quicksand. On Christ, the solid Rock, I stand; When darkness seems to hide His face, But wholly lean on Jesus’ name. When He shall come with trumpet sound. Their descriptors of Christ’s shed blood as the only means of forgiveness of sins, the promised Holy Spirit who guides us, and eternal life in His Kingdom bring God glory. My favorites are Psalm 22, Psalm 10, and Psalm 80. [Verse 1] There is no other foundation, frame, or name by which we can be saved. He is faithful when we are not because He cannot deny Himself (2 Timothy 2:13). Healer of strife. Before his work in ministry, he worked as a cabinet maker. Mote was a pastor who wrote hymns, but not until his 50’s. Henry Dexter (1821-1890) made a literal translation of Clement’s work, then versified his English translation. No memorial events are currently scheduled. If you’re already singing Hillsong’s Cornerstone, consider switching it up with this classic. We will one day enter into His Heavenly Kingdom, dressed in white and having put on the Lord Jesus, not because we are good, but because He is righteous. This statue stands on the grounds of the police station in a city near us. Before his work in ministry, he worked as a cabinet maker. One morning it came into my mind as I went to labour, to write an hymn on the ‘Gracious Experience of a Christian.’ As I went up Holborn I had the chorus, ‘On Christ the solid Rock I stand, All other ground is sinking sand.’ In the day I had four first verses complete, and wrote them off. By: rcottrill on November 13, 2010 at 11:33 pm, By: The Solid Rock « Wordwise Hymns on July 6, 2011 at 2:17 am, […] the original around A.D. 200, making it the earliest hymn we have from the post-apostolic era. We come Thy name to sing, and here our children bring 1:3). My hope is built on nothing less All other ground is sinking sand. Share Edward's life story with friends and family. But wholly trust in Jesus’ name. In his early years, it would be difficult to see any hint of the godly Christian man Mr. Mote would become. It is Jesus who is the foundation of our faith; the chief cornerstone (1 Corinthians 3:11 and Ephesians 2:19-22). Still, there might be an audience who are interested in worshipping with this blended appro… In Him, my righteousness, alone, For 26 years the beloved pastor of this church, preaching Christ and Him crucified, as all the sinner can need, and all the saint desire. Dexter’s work, the only hymn he has given us, is more of a paraphrase than a translation. Hope is something we can’t live without. In loving memory of Mr. Edward Mote, who fell asleep in Jesus November 13th, 1874, aged 77 years. EDWARD MOTE 93, of Willard passed peacefully from his earthly life on Friday, December 12, 2014 at his son's home. There Mote heard the gospel, and opened his heart to Christ. Thou art our holy Lord, O all subduing Word, This song does not contain a Chorus and has very little repetition. I dare not trust the sweetest frame, To join Thy praise. That from sin’s deep disgrace Thou mightest save our race Many are familiar with Hillsong’s Cornerstone; However, Edward Mote’s My Hope is Built on Nothing Less is the original by which Hillsong’s hit song is based. Jesus is the pathway that brings us through the Old Testament veil that separated us from entering God’s presence (Hebrews 6:19-20). He was preparing to preach a sermon on Deut. That is, His promise of the Holy Spirit, prophecied by Old Testament prophets (Isaiah 44:3, Joel 2:28-29, and Zechariah 12:10), John the Baptist (Matthew 3:11, Mark 1:8, Luke 3:16, John 1:32-33, and Acts 1:5), and Jesus (John 14:15-17, John 14:26, and Acts 1:8). Unbelievers will have little trouble comprehending this song. So ignorant was I that I did not know there was a God.” Later, he was apprenticed to a cabinet maker and, when Sunday came, his master took the young apprentice to church. Edward's parents died when he was a young boy and thus he grew up, became self sufficient, and learned the value of hard work long before he was a teenager. Agree? Support me in the whelming flood; When Christ returns, Hillsong believes that they will be with Him in paradise (Mark 10:29-30, John 3:15-16, John 3:36, John 4:14, John 5:24, John 5:39-40, John 6:27, John 6:40, John 10:28, John 17:3, John 20:31, Romans 5:21, Romans 6:22-23, Romans 8:18, 2 Corinthians 4:16-18, Galatians 6:8, 1 Timothy 1:16, 1 Timothy 6:12, 2 Timothy 2:11, Hebrews 5:9, 1 Peter 5:10, 1 John 2:23-27, 1 John 5:10-13, 1 John 5:20, Jude 1:20-21, Revelation 3:5, Revelation 7:16-17, and Revelation 21:3-4). When all around my soul gives way, He enjoyed deer and squirrel hunting in God's beautiful woods. For 26 years the beloved pastor of this church, preaching Christ and Him crucified, as all the sinner can need, and all the saint desire. 6:19). On Christ the solid Rock I stand, Edward is survived by his sons, Dennis Mote and Ellis Glenn Mote; grandchildren, Jonathan Edward Mote and Stephen Edward Mote; a special niece, Sharon Tatum and many nieces, nephews and extended family. Posted in K. ALMANAC - Nov. | Tags: clement of alexandria, edward mote, henry dexter, my hope is built on nothing less, shepherd of eager youth, shepherd of tender youth, the solid rock. U2 - I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For. The concept of praising God in the storm shows up in a LOT of Psalms, too many to list! Still, there might be an audience who are interested in worshipping with this blended approach. Shepherd of eager youth, guiding in love and truth Matt Papa) – Christ Our Hope in Life and Death, Stuart Townend – How Deep the Father’s Love for Us, Matt Boswell – Come Behold the Wondrous Mystery, Martin Luther – A Mighty Fortress Is Our God, John Newton – I Asked The Lord That I Might Grow, Robert Robinson – Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing, Charitie Lees Smith – Before the Throne of God Above, Elevation Worship (Feat. My anchor holds within the veil. This line also references the New Covenant sealed with His shed blood (Jeremiah 31:31, Matthew 26:26-28, Mark 14:22-24, Luke 22:19-20, and 1 Corinthians 11:23-26). Thanks for keeping in touch. We depend on the promised Holy Spirit, along the foundation that is Jesus under the New Covenant for support. He always had time for the neighborhood children, teaching them how to drive a tractor and farm. It was the turning point in his life. It is difficult to recommend this for corporate worship given its mix of testimony and worship. Please allow 24 hours for your entry to be reviewed for appropriate content. Shepherd of Tender Youth « Wordwise Hymns. He says, “My Sundays were spent in the streets. References the two foundations of solid rock and sand in Matthew 7:24–27 and Luke 6:47–49. He wrote about 100 hymns, published in Hymns of Praise, A New Selection of Gospel Hymns, Combining All the Excellencies of our Spiritual Poets, with Many Originals (1836). Their descriptors of Christ’s shed blood as the only means of forgiveness of sins, the promised Holy Spirit who guides us, and eternal life in His Kingdom bring God glory. My hope is built on nothing less Entombment will follow in Rockfish Memorial Cemetery. He wrote about 100 hymns, published in, Hymns of Praise, A New Selection of Gospel Hymns, Combining All the Excellencies of our Spiritual Poets, with Many Originals, Keith and Kristyn Getty (Feat. EDWARD MOTE 93, of Willard passed peacefully from his earthly life on Friday, December 12, 2014 at his son's home. In addition, he was a scholar of some note, considered an expert on the history of the Pilgrims of the Plymouth Colony. Being a farmer by career, he was known as the best tobacco farmer in eastern North Carolina. Shepherd of Eager Youth (rendered Tender Youth, in some versions) was likely written around the year 200 AD by Clement of Alexandria. Join Facebook to connect with Edward Mote and others you may know. And give us life. But he is responsible for giving to the English speaking world what is likely the earliest Christian hymn we have whose author is known. That is a beautiful summation of his long and fruitful service. You see, the meter is 22.214.171.124.6.6.4, and just today, I decided to have our congregation sing “God Bless Our Native Land”, which is the same meter, using the tune “America.” The only other hymn my Baptist hymnal lists in that meter is “Italian Hymn” by Felice de Giaradini. Tommy Blanton and The Rev. Than Jesus Christ, my righteousness; The family will receive friends at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home Wallace Chapel with service at 2:00 p.m. I rest on His unchanging grace; But hope in this life must always be qualified, unless it rests in God. Disagree? It will be easily interpreted as a Christian song given its explicit references to Jesus and His shed blood. Share to let others add their own memories and condolences. Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. His oath, His covenant, His blood, Plant a tree to honor the memory of your loved one. “Shepherd of Eager Youth” is worth using once in awhile, just to call attention to how old it is. It is only through the shed blood of perfect Jesus that makes salvation possible. Henry Martyn Dexter was not really a hymn writer. Brandon Lake) – Graves Into Gardens, November 2020 Polls IV – Vote for Future Reviews, Edward Mote – My Hope is Built on Nothing Less. Casketbearers will be Timmy Blanton, Stevie Giddeons, Bobby Carter, Mark Pigford, Jay Farrior and Henry Lee Washington. There is also a treasure trove of Scripture to examine. (2) Today in 1890 – Henry Dexter Died Interesting coincidence. When darkness veils His lovely face, Mote communicates deep concepts of salvation, Christ as the foundation, and His second coming in an accessible format. And, “this hope we have as an anchor of the soul, both sure and steadfast” (Heb. To offer your sympathy during this difficult time, Don’t be shy or have a cow! My Hope is Built on Nothing Less is Mote’s most famous hymn. Condolences may be sent to the family at, To Plant Memorial Trees in memory, please visit our. After many years as a successful craftsman, he was ordained to the ministry. That is a beautiful summation of his long and fruitful service. Read About the Berean Test and Evaluation Criteria prior to reading this review. Charlie Tatum will officiate. Mote was a pastor who wrote hymns, but not until his 50’s. As he was on his way to work one day in 1834, his thoughts turned to Christ, the sinner’s only hope. Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.
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