This book shares the inspiring true stories behind 101 favorite hymns. With a collection of uplifting, informative hymn stories, 101 Hymn Stories includes each hymn’s full text and musical score, as well as information about the author, composer, and Scripture that inspired the song.
Some of the hymns included are:
– A Mighty Fortress – Amazing Grace – Fairest Lord Jesus – Holy, Holy, Holy – How Great Thou Art – It Is Well with My Soul – Jesus Loves Me – Rock of Ages – Silent Night – The Old Rugged Cross
Excellent for uses like devotional reading, sermon illustrations, and bulletin inserts, as well as historical or biographical research, 101 Hymn Stories has been a beloved resource for forty years. Now a new generation can discover the beautiful foundations of faith upon which these songs were built.
“A fascinating book that is enjoyable for general reading or reference.”
— Christian Life
“This book is a valuable source of illustrations for pastors and teachers, and it provides a wealth of background information for song leaders. But it should be introduced to all Christians as a personal and family devotional book.”
— Bookstore News