Hymn History

Story Behind Coventry Carol

December 31, 2021

The "Coventry Carol" is an English Christmas carol dating from the 16th century. The song originates from an English Christmas play about the Bible story of Jesus' birth. The carol was...

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"His Eye Is On The Sparrow" By Bill Dagle

November 1, 2021

It was Mrs. Martin’s daughter who inspired her to write God Will Take Care of You with the simple reminder that God does during times of illness. The year was 1904, and the Martin’s...

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"O Love That Will Not Let Me Go" George Matheson 1842 -1906

October 3, 2021

The story behind the hymn "O love that wilt not let me go"  George Matheson was born in Glasgow on 27th March 1842. He was the eldest of eight children in the family and one of the brightest....

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The Story Behind Blessed Assurance

September 1, 2021

Each and every day we sing praises to His name. We are thankful for all of the blessings that He bestows upon us. The lyrics of the classic hymn 'Blessed Assurance' is the perfect way to worship....

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“The Anchor Holds” originofsongs.blogspot

August 1, 2021

Lawrence Mendel Chewning Jr. is a Christian recording artist, songwriter, and speaker. He was born in 1949 and grew up in rural South Carolina. He was the son of a cotton farmer, ginner and...

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