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Great Is Thy Faithfulness - Thomas O. Chisholm

Great Is Thy Faithfulness - Thomas O. Chisholm

  It may seem as if most hymns are written as the result of some dramatic experience, but that is not always the case. Some are simply an expression of...

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Great Is Thy Faithfulness - Thomas O. Chisholm

  It may seem as if most hymns are written as the result of some dramatic experience, but that is not always the case. Some are simply an expression of...

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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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Hark, Ten Thousand Harps and Voices - Thomas Kelly

Hark, Ten Thousand Harps and Voices - Thomas Kelly

This hymn was written in 1806 by Thomas Kelly. He was born in Kellyville, Ireland, on July 13, 1769, and was educated at the University of Dublin with the intention...

Hark, Ten Thousand Harps and Voices - Thomas Kelly

This hymn was written in 1806 by Thomas Kelly. He was born in Kellyville, Ireland, on July 13, 1769, and was educated at the University of Dublin with the intention...

Come to Jesus - John H. Stockton

Come to Jesus - John H. Stockton

John Hart Stockton, author of “Come to Jesus,” was a Methodist pastor, evangelist, hymn writer, and composer. Stockton came to faith in Christ at a Methodist camp meeting in Paulsboro,...

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Come to Jesus - John H. Stockton

John Hart Stockton, author of “Come to Jesus,” was a Methodist pastor, evangelist, hymn writer, and composer. Stockton came to faith in Christ at a Methodist camp meeting in Paulsboro,...

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Ye Servants of God - Charles Wesley

Ye Servants of God - Charles Wesley

The stirring words of this hymn reveal the strong character and zealous spirit of the Wesleys. Charles, considered by many to be the greatest hymn-writer of all time, wrote this...

Ye Servants of God - Charles Wesley

The stirring words of this hymn reveal the strong character and zealous spirit of the Wesleys. Charles, considered by many to be the greatest hymn-writer of all time, wrote this...

Stand by Me - Charles Tindley

Stand by Me - Charles Tindley

Charles Tindley was an uneducated African American man turned prominent preacher, hymn writer, and pastor. Born in 1851 in Berlin, Maryland, young Charles narrowly escaped following his father’s footsteps as...

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Stand by Me - Charles Tindley

Charles Tindley was an uneducated African American man turned prominent preacher, hymn writer, and pastor. Born in 1851 in Berlin, Maryland, young Charles narrowly escaped following his father’s footsteps as...

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