Hymn Stories - Hymn Stories, Stories Behind the Hymns, Hymn Stories | hymn storiesThe church also benefited by this escalation of women in leadership; many Christian hymnbooks printed material by women for the first time. Revivals and church renewal movements contributed to the outburst of inspiration for women to reach higher ideals and intellectual achievement. Their leader John Wesley worked with his brother Charles, who provided the music for their evangelistic meetings. The Wesleyans emphasized a personal experience of accepting Christ as Savior. They became more subjective in their worship, as opposed to the more objective Anglicans. Consequently their hymns emphasized the life-saving aspect of Christianity.
It Is Well with My Soul: Historical Origins of the Hymn & the Tune
Sacred Songs and Solos by Ira Sankey - Start Page and Titles List
Source: Trinity Hymnal Rev. Samuel Luke, an Independent minister of England, was the daughter of Thomas Thompson, a philanthropist, and was born at Colebrook Terrace, Islington, August 19, When only thirteen years of age she began writing for the Juvenile Magazine. She published a volume titled The Female Jesuit in and A Memoir of Eliza Ann Harris, of Clifton, in , but her name is known to the Christian world almost wholly through the one hymn found in this volume. Luke died February 2, Brownlie says: "From an account which she [Mrs.
To view the songs, choose A, B, C etc from the navbar above to go to the song titles beginning with that letter. See below for a list of available titles. Moody about the contribution that a gospel singer and song leader such as Ira Sankey brought to his meetings, Moody replied, "If we can only get people to have the words of the Love of God coming from their mouths it's well on its way to residing in their hearts. He also worked with one of the company's most prolific hymnwriters, Fanny Crosby, who became his friend and music-making partner. His first and most famous composition was 'The Ninety and Nine'. Sankey and Moody were en route from Glasgow, Scotland to Edinburgh in May , as they were to hold a three-day campaign there.