Hymn History

“One Day at a Time” By Marijohn Wilkin

June 6, 2021

Many of the songs that are meaningful to Christians were born out of human adversity. Many times it is difficult to see the path ahead. All we can do is take things one day at a time. That would be...

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“What a Day That Will Be”

May 2, 2021

Jim Hill wrote “What a Day That Will Be” in 1955. The Golden Keys Quartet first presented it in public. Though it became one of their most requested songs to perform, it did not cause...

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Gospel Music is Deeply Rooted in the Rich Traditions of the African-American Church.

May 2, 2021

From the early 1600’s right through to the American Civil War in 1865 groups of African American slaves in the Southern states sought solace in work songs and field hollers to ease the...

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The Old Rugged Cross by Lindsay Terry

April 1, 2021

If someone approached you, asking you to name America’s most popular hymn, no doubt many of you would respond with “The Old Rugged Cross.” It has been the most favored of the...

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“I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say” Believers Portal

March 1, 2021

Horatius Bonar was born in 1808 in Edinburgh, Scotland, the son of a ruling elder in the Church of Scotland. After a relatively uneventful upbringing, Bonar entered into the ministry himself,...

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