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I Know Whom I Have Believed -Major Daniel Whittle

I Know Whom I Have Believed -Major Daniel Whittle

  This song of testimony was written in 1883 by American evangelist Major Daniel Whittle. He was a major in the Union Army during the Civil War and was addressed...

I Know Whom I Have Believed -Major Daniel Whittle

  This song of testimony was written in 1883 by American evangelist Major Daniel Whittle. He was a major in the Union Army during the Civil War and was addressed...

Thou Didst Leave Thy Throne -Emily Elliot

Thou Didst Leave Thy Throne -Emily Elliot

  This hymn was written by Emily Elliot in 1864 and was first printed to teach the children in her father’s church about Jesus’ birth. She spent most of her...

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Thou Didst Leave Thy Throne -Emily Elliot

  This hymn was written by Emily Elliot in 1864 and was first printed to teach the children in her father’s church about Jesus’ birth. She spent most of her...

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I Will Sing the Wondrous Story -Francis H. Rowley

I Will Sing the Wondrous Story -Francis H. Rowley

  The words of this song of testimony were written in 1886 by Francis H. Rowley, pastor of the First Baptist Church of North Adams, Massachusetts. Peter Bilhorn, a remarkable...

I Will Sing the Wondrous Story -Francis H. Rowley

  The words of this song of testimony were written in 1886 by Francis H. Rowley, pastor of the First Baptist Church of North Adams, Massachusetts. Peter Bilhorn, a remarkable...

I Am Resolved -Palmer Hartsough

I Am Resolved -Palmer Hartsough

  Traditionally, many people make New Year’s resolutions only to find that they fail to keep them after a short time. “I Am Resolved” is a hymn that expresses the...

I Am Resolved -Palmer Hartsough

  Traditionally, many people make New Year’s resolutions only to find that they fail to keep them after a short time. “I Am Resolved” is a hymn that expresses the...

Our God, Our Help in Ages Past -Isaac Watts

Our God, Our Help in Ages Past -Isaac Watts

The celebration of the new year is a time of mixed emotions for many people. Memories of the past year, both good and bad, are reflected upon, and for the...

Our God, Our Help in Ages Past -Isaac Watts

The celebration of the new year is a time of mixed emotions for many people. Memories of the past year, both good and bad, are reflected upon, and for the...

Nothing but the Blood of Jesus - Robert Lowry

Nothing but the Blood of Jesus - Robert Lowry

The blood of Christ is one of the most common themes of hymn writers throughout history. Watts, Wesley, Cowper, Bliss, and Crosby were some who used their poetic gifts to...

Nothing but the Blood of Jesus - Robert Lowry

The blood of Christ is one of the most common themes of hymn writers throughout history. Watts, Wesley, Cowper, Bliss, and Crosby were some who used their poetic gifts to...