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Come Over and Help Us - Sarah Boardman Judson

Come Over and Help Us - Sarah Boardman Judson

Sarah Boardman Judson was born Sarah Bailey Hall on November 4th, 1803, as the oldest of 13 children. Unable to attend school due to the Hall’s financial situation, young Sarah...

Come Over and Help Us - Sarah Boardman Judson

Sarah Boardman Judson was born Sarah Bailey Hall on November 4th, 1803, as the oldest of 13 children. Unable to attend school due to the Hall’s financial situation, young Sarah...

Nearer, Still Nearer - Lelia N. Morris

Nearer, Still Nearer - Lelia N. Morris

Lelia Naylor Morris, author of the hymn “Nearer, Still Nearer,” was born in Pennsville, Ohio, on April 15th, 1862, just before her father left to fight in the Civil War....

Nearer, Still Nearer - Lelia N. Morris

Lelia Naylor Morris, author of the hymn “Nearer, Still Nearer,” was born in Pennsville, Ohio, on April 15th, 1862, just before her father left to fight in the Civil War....

From Greenland's Icy Mountains - Lowell Mason

From Greenland's Icy Mountains - Lowell Mason

     Lowell Mason was born in Medfield, Massachusetts on January 8th, 1792. His father and grandfather were musically inclined, and Mason showed an affinity for music early in life. Although...

From Greenland's Icy Mountains - Lowell Mason

     Lowell Mason was born in Medfield, Massachusetts on January 8th, 1792. His father and grandfather were musically inclined, and Mason showed an affinity for music early in life. Although...

What a Friend We Have in Jesus - Joseph Scriven

What a Friend We Have in Jesus - Joseph Scriven

Joseph Medlicott Scriven was born Sept. 10th, 1819, at Ballymoney Lodge, Banbridge in County Down, Ireland. His father, Captain John Scriven, desired Joseph to train for a career in the...

What a Friend We Have in Jesus - Joseph Scriven

Joseph Medlicott Scriven was born Sept. 10th, 1819, at Ballymoney Lodge, Banbridge in County Down, Ireland. His father, Captain John Scriven, desired Joseph to train for a career in the...

More Love to Thee - Elizabeth Prentiss

More Love to Thee - Elizabeth Prentiss

Elizabeth Payson Prentiss was born in Portland, Maine, on October 26th, 1818, and died in Dorset, Vermont, on August 13th, 1878. Elizabeth was a prominent author, with her writings including...

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More Love to Thee - Elizabeth Prentiss

Elizabeth Payson Prentiss was born in Portland, Maine, on October 26th, 1818, and died in Dorset, Vermont, on August 13th, 1878. Elizabeth was a prominent author, with her writings including...

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I'd Rather Have Jesus - George Beverly Shea

I'd Rather Have Jesus - George Beverly Shea

Have you ever heard the name George Beverly Shea? He was best known as the featured soloist with the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association; however, he also had many recordings, television...

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I'd Rather Have Jesus - George Beverly Shea

Have you ever heard the name George Beverly Shea? He was best known as the featured soloist with the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association; however, he also had many recordings, television...

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