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My favorite hymns and the stories behind them

Norman Vincent Peale

My favorite hymns and the stories behind them

by Norman Vincent Peale

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Published by HarperSanFrancisco in [San Francisco] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hymns -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNorman Vincent Peale.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV315 .P37 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 177 p. ;
    Number of Pages177
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1082007M
    ISBN 100060664630
    LC Control Number94005585
    OCLC/WorldCa29846475

    Sharing the stories behind everyday hymns such as Amazing Grace, Beyond The Sunset,At Calvary, A Titanic Hymn and many more. More Hymns provides not only the histories of by-gone hymn authors and composers. It provides the complete sheet music. Some of these hymns are not found in the current hymn books. This is an excellent resource for anyone interested in older hymns and hymn histories. My children highly recommend this book as does as their mother/5(5).

      I was eager to delve into " Hymn Stories: The Inspiring True Stories Behind Favorite Hymns" by Kenneth W. Osbeck because I grew up in a traditional church that sang hymns. Today I admit I enjoy worshiping with contemporary music but the old favorites still stir my heart. Many of today’s contemporary songs are actually traditional hymns set to current : Anne Boling. A companion volume to Hymn Stories, this is an inspiring collection of the stories behind your favorite events that motivated these hymns are brought to life in inspiring detail. Some of the hymns included are: "My Jesus, I Love Thee," "Joy to the World," "Trust and Obey," and "Worthy is the Lamb.".

    My Favorite Hymns: And the Stories Behind Them by Norman Vincent Peale. HarperCollins Publishers, Hardcover. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.   Editorial Reviews. From the beginning of Christianity, worshipers have expressed and celebrated their faith through song. Be Still, My Soul is a collection of of the most popular hymns and the stories behind them. Many hymns were the result of incredible life experiences—from the heart cry of a repentant slave trader to the renewed hope of a survivor Brand: Tyndale House Publishers.


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My favorite hymns and the stories behind them by Norman Vincent Peale Download PDF EPUB FB2

Hymns will have much more meaning when you read these anecdotal stories behind the hymns. Teachable moments inspire and encourage.

A great gift but be sure to order one for yourself or you won't want to give it away. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. debbye Miller/5(4). In the newest addition to his immensely popular "My Favorite" series, the late Norman Vincent Peale shares the musical works that inspired and sustained him throughout his life--more than 60 hymns, spirituals, ballads, and anthems that supported, motivated, and enriched him in his many years of uplifting others/5(3).

The book is worth reading for anyone who enjoys hymns. However, many of the "stories behind the hymns" are nothing more than a brief biographical sketch of the author and composer. The reason for this is legitimate, of course: no one has a written account of the author's intent when he or she wrote many of these hymns, especially the older ones/5(36).

The book includes well known hymns and the stories of the writers and musicians who composed them. I thoroughly enjoyed this book and learning about how these songs came to be.

Many of them I was familiar with, some I had not heard in awhile and others were new to me/5. Consider these well-loved hymns—midnight songs, if you will—and the truth we find in the stories of how they were written. “Wherever He Leads, I’ll Go” It was and two friends serving together at a Sunday school conference in Alabama were at lunch, sharing what God was doing in their : Aaron Earls.

But upon doing a bit of research, I discovered these stories actually came from this book - My Favorite Hymns and the Stories Behind Them, by Norman Vincent Peale. This book made a great gift for my parents and grandparents. It contains over 60 short stories, as well as the hymns themselves.5/5(1).

Be Still, My Soul is a collection of of the most popular hymns and the stories behind them. Many of these hymns were written out of incredible life experiences—from the heart cry of a repentant slave trader to the renewed hope of a survivor of attempted suicide.

However, I find many old hymns to be inspiring as well, and I also enjoy singing them in church. It was my hope that by presenting some of the stories related to the hymns, people in my church would find them more inspiring.

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Johnny Cash's Greatest Gospel Hits. Abide With Me, the Song and the Story. Alas and Did My Savior Bleed, the Song and the Story. Buy My Favorite Hymns and the Stories behind Them by Peale, Norman Vincent (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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In addition to the hymn stories, Be Still, My Soul includes the musical score, lyrics, and in-depth biographies of 12 of the most-prolific hymn writers, singers, and composers. Whether you are new to hymns or have cherished them for a long time, you'll enjoy this illuminating book on the stories behind some of the most popular hymns you sing in /5(10).

How Great Thou Art. A storm can inspire fear. It also can inspire a famous hymn such as "How Great ThouSwedish minister Carl Boberg wrote and. Unfortunately, today many of the beloved hymns of the past are falling by the wayside.

I want to remind you of some of these great hymns. Hopefully you still sing them in church today, but if not, I hope to take you back to your childhood.

This e-book gives the histories behind thirty of the most popular hymns and biographies. My favorite hymns and the stories behind them / Norman Vincent Peale. Format Book Edition 1st ed. Published [San Francisco]: HarperSanFrancisco, c Description x, p.

; 17 cm. Notes "A Giniger book." Includes indexes. Subject headings Hymns--History and criticism. ISBN. In Dr. John Rippon published A Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors as a supplement to Isaac Watts’ classic Psalms and Hymns. The book was an immense success. “The remarkable feature of the book,” writes Louis Benson, “is the great number of original hymns secured by him and there first printed.”.

The stories behind these songs bring them to life, adding context and meaning while helping us to understand, relate, and feel in a deeper way.

To all who open their hearts to hear, these stories will evoke passion and emotion. The history behind these famous hymnals has spread a message of truth and light over countless years.

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Including my own. The stories behind the hymns we sing and the history of these Easter songs hold lessons about the songwriters’ great faith. My favorite Easter hymn is “I Know That My Redeemer Lives,” penned by Samuel Medley ( – ). I know that my Redeemer lives; what comfort this sweet sentence gives.

Two of my favorite entries were: When We All Get to Heaven and Victory in Jesus. Other popular songs included in the book are: Amazing Grace, I'll Fly Away, I Wouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey Now. Stories Behind the Songs & Hymns About Heaven by Ace Collins is a beautifully designed hardcover book/5(9).

Enjoy a fresh, devotional look at hymn stories by way of the great hymns of the faith. The Music Mediation series includes Scripture readings, memory verses, and questions from each hymn. Abandoning our Christian heritage of hymnody is short-sighted.

Isaac Watts could say a great deal using common words that was scriptural and exalted English. This is such a timely post for me because I just bought 2 books on hymns yesterday.

One is just lyrics of popular hymns and the other is a book with the “backstories” on many hymns (who wrote them and why, etc). I really enjoy meditating on the words, they’re so rich and they feed me.

One of my favorite hymns is “It is Well with My Soul.”.Description of the book "My Favorite Hymns and the Stories behind Them": In the newest addition to his immensely popular "My Favorite" series, the late Norman Vincent Peale shares the musical works that inspired and sustained him throughout his life--more than 60 hymns, spirituals, ballads, and anthems that supported, motivated, and enriched him in his many years of uplifting others.