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Nearer, Still Nearer

Nearer, Still Nearer

Choosing to avoid the spotlight and content in her labours as a homemaker, Lelia N. Morris used a pseudonym in her writings. While sitting at her sewing one night, she...

Nearer, Still Nearer

Choosing to avoid the spotlight and content in her labours as a homemaker, Lelia N. Morris used a pseudonym in her writings. While sitting at her sewing one night, she...

Draw Me Nearer

Draw Me Nearer

The pairing of lines and melody are so fitting as to be inseparable in this song, receiving abounding acceptance both near and far. While visiting Mr. Doane in Cincinnati, Ohio,...

Draw Me Nearer

The pairing of lines and melody are so fitting as to be inseparable in this song, receiving abounding acceptance both near and far. While visiting Mr. Doane in Cincinnati, Ohio,...

Thou Art My All

Thou Art My All

Born in Philadelphia, Albert Bennett was converted and baptized at an early age. He immediately engaged in the work of the ministry, serving in Sunday schools and other labours. After...

Thou Art My All

Born in Philadelphia, Albert Bennett was converted and baptized at an early age. He immediately engaged in the work of the ministry, serving in Sunday schools and other labours. After...

My Heart, My Life, My All I Bring

My Heart, My Life, My All I Bring

Frances Ridley Havergal was the daughter of W. H. Havergal, a hymnist in his own right, with about a hundred poems and a multitude of melodic compositions to his credit....

My Heart, My Life, My All I Bring

Frances Ridley Havergal was the daughter of W. H. Havergal, a hymnist in his own right, with about a hundred poems and a multitude of melodic compositions to his credit....

When I Survey the Wondrous Cross

When I Survey the Wondrous Cross

Many of the finest compositions of Watts were written in his youth for a local congregation. In his twenties, Isaac began to debate publishing his works but remained hesitant. His...

When I Survey the Wondrous Cross

Many of the finest compositions of Watts were written in his youth for a local congregation. In his twenties, Isaac began to debate publishing his works but remained hesitant. His...

Higher Ground

Higher Ground

Oatman’s prolific pen, recording thousands of sacred lines, was centered upon the growth of the saint and a daily walk in victory. In his words, we find a repeating exhortation:...

Higher Ground

Oatman’s prolific pen, recording thousands of sacred lines, was centered upon the growth of the saint and a daily walk in victory. In his words, we find a repeating exhortation:...