Be Still, My Soul: The Inspiring Stories behind 175 of the Most-Loved Hymns

Be Still, My Soul: The Inspiring Stories behind 175 of the Most-Loved Hymns

by Randy Petersen
     
 

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Be Still, My Soul is a collection of 175 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. In this devotional you’ll discover the stories behind the songs we sing. You&rsquo

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Be Still, My Soul is a collection of 175 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. In this devotional you’ll discover the stories behind the songs we sing. You’ll experience the passion and joy contained in these hymns’ lyrics and melodies. 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 worship. Tyndale House Publishers

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From the beginning of Christianity, worshipers have expressed and celebrated their faith through song.

Be Still, My Soul is a collection of 175 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 of attempted suicide. In this devotional you’ll discover the stories behind the songs you sing, and you will experience the passion and joy contained in these melodies.

In addition to the hymn stories, Be Still, My Soul includes

  • musical scores and lyrics,
  • in-depth biographies of twelve hymn writers, singers, and composers,
  • and much more.
Whether you are new to hymns or have cherished them for a long time, you’ll enjoy this revealing book on the stories behind some of the hymns sung every day in worship. Tyndale House Publishers

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781414379722
Publisher:
Tyndale House Publishers
Publication date:
01/17/2014
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
757,694
Product dimensions:
11.00(w) x 7.50(h) x 1.50(d)

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