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Jesus! I Am Resting, Resting - Jean Pigott

Jesus! I Am Resting, Resting - Jean Pigott

Ireland’s Jean Pigott wrote the words to this beautiful hymn in 1876.  The tune was composed by James Mountain, a Baptist pastor and the editor of Keswick’s “Hymns of Consecration...

Jesus! I Am Resting, Resting - Jean Pigott

Ireland’s Jean Pigott wrote the words to this beautiful hymn in 1876.  The tune was composed by James Mountain, a Baptist pastor and the editor of Keswick’s “Hymns of Consecration...

One Day - Dr. J. Wilbur Chapman

One Day - Dr. J. Wilbur Chapman

“One Day” was written by Dr. J. Wilbur Chapman, a well-known evangelist and Bible teacher during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He was greatly influenced by the preaching...

One Day - Dr. J. Wilbur Chapman

“One Day” was written by Dr. J. Wilbur Chapman, a well-known evangelist and Bible teacher during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He was greatly influenced by the preaching...

One Day - Dr. J. Wilbur Chapman

One Day - Dr. J. Wilbur Chapman

   “One Day” was written by Dr. J. Wilbur Chapman, a well-known evangelist, and Bible teacher during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He was greatly influenced by the...

One Day - Dr. J. Wilbur Chapman

   “One Day” was written by Dr. J. Wilbur Chapman, a well-known evangelist, and Bible teacher during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He was greatly influenced by the...

Break Thou the Bread of Life -Mary A. Lathbury

Break Thou the Bread of Life -Mary A. Lathbury

The author of this hymn, Mary A. Lathbury, was born in 1841 in Manchester, New York. Her father and brothers were Methodist ministers. She was gifted with exceptional abilities as...

Break Thou the Bread of Life -Mary A. Lathbury

The author of this hymn, Mary A. Lathbury, was born in 1841 in Manchester, New York. Her father and brothers were Methodist ministers. She was gifted with exceptional abilities as...

God Leads Us Along -George A. Young

God Leads Us Along -George A. Young

The author of "God Leads Us Along" was a carpenter and preacher. George A. Young and his wife had a ministry in rural communities in the Midwest during the nineteenth century. They...

God Leads Us Along -George A. Young

The author of "God Leads Us Along" was a carpenter and preacher. George A. Young and his wife had a ministry in rural communities in the Midwest during the nineteenth century. They...

Sweet Hour of Prayer -William W. Walford

Sweet Hour of Prayer -William W. Walford

The history of one of the most beloved hymns about prayer is somewhat of a mystery. “Sweet Hour of Prayer” appeared as a poem in 1845. It had apparently been...

Sweet Hour of Prayer -William W. Walford

The history of one of the most beloved hymns about prayer is somewhat of a mystery. “Sweet Hour of Prayer” appeared as a poem in 1845. It had apparently been...