Amazing Grace Hymns

December 11 O LITTLE TOWN OF BETHLEHEM Phillips Brooks, 1835–1893 So Joseph also went up from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to Bethlehem the town of David, because he belonged to the house and line of David. (Luke 2:4) In the same way that God’s “wondrous gift” came to Bethlehem, silently, so […]

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April 21 THE DAY OF RESURRECTION John of Damascus, early 8th century English translation by John M. Neale, 1818–1866 Now thanks be unto God, which always causeth us to triumph in Christ. (2 Corinthians 2:14 KJV) This hymn from the early eighth century is one of the oldest expressions found in most hymnals. Its origin […]

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Amazing Grace Hymns

April 13 IN THE GARDEN C. Austin Miles, 1868–1945 Mary Magdalene went to the disciples with the news: “I have seen the Lord!” And she told them that He had said these things to her. (John 20:18) It was in 1912 that music publisher Dr. Adam Geibel asked author and composer C. Austin Miles to […]

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