Classic Hymn Stories: Inspiring Stories Behind Our Best-loved Hymns

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Xulon Press, 2007 - 148 sider
Inspirational Stories Behind Your Favorite Hymns This classic book, written a century ago by the country's leading hymnologist, offers a collection of uplifting stories that will revitalize your worship. Originally published in 1903, the book was the first of its kind - a popular book that gave readers a unique look at the history behind the most popular hymns of the era. Did you know: Charles Wesley wrote the doxology to the hymn "Jesus Christ Is Risen Today" The hymn "Oh Little Town of Bethlehem" was written by a Sunday school teacher during last-minute preparations for a Christmas Eve service. "Onward Christian Soldiers" became popular shortly after the end of the Civil War. Discover fascinating facts and inspiring stories behind hymns and the men and women who wrote them. This book is also a valuable source of illustrations for pastors and music ministers.

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O Little Town of Bethlehem
9
Stand Up Stand Up for Jesus
15
Sun of My Soul Thou Saviour Dear
21
How Firm a Foundation Ye Saints of the Lord
29
Lord with Glowing Heart Id Praise Thee
37
My Faith Looks Up to Thee
43
Lead Kindly Light Amid the Encircling Gloom
49
My Country Tis of Thee
55
Jesus Christ Is Risen ToDay
85
A Mighty Fortress Is Our God
91
Abide with Me Fast Falls the Eventide
99
God Bless Our Native Land
105
Father of Mercies in Thy Word
111
O Day of Rest and Gladness
117
Take My Life and Let It Be
123
I Would Not Live Alway I Ask Not to Stay
129

Onward Christian Soldiers
61
Nearer My God to Thee
67
When I Survey the Wondrous Cross
73
O Still in Accents Sweet and Strong
79
O Help Us Lord Each Hour of Need
135
Thine For Ever God of Love
141
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