Stories Behind The Hymn: Amazing Grace

Amazing Grace tells a story of grace and salvation to all you believe in it power.  It was written in 1779 by John Newton (1725 – 1807) The music tune was composed by unknown publisher by 1829. Psalm 66:16, “Come and hear, all ye that fear God, and I will declare what he hath done forContinue reading “Stories Behind The Hymn: Amazing Grace”

Charles Spurgeon

Worship Quote True devotion under the Christian dispensation is not merely human but also divine. It is the work of the Spirit in the soul returning to its author; or as our hymn puts it— “Prayer is the breath of God in man, Returning whence it came.” These are very grave points, and draw aContinue reading “Charles Spurgeon”

Stories Behind The Hymn: How Great Thou Art

How Great Thou Art has been hailed as the American’s Hymn from the Billy Graham’s Crusade. It was written as a poem called ‘O Store Gud’ in 1885 by Carl G. Boberg (1859-1940) The music was composed by Stuart K. Hine (1899-1989) in the early 1920’s. Several years later, Boberg attended a meeting and was surprisedContinue reading “Stories Behind The Hymn: How Great Thou Art”