• 101 Hymn Stories - 40th Anniversary Edition

    101 Hymn Stories - 40th Anniversary Edition
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    Price: $19.99

    ISBN: 9780825448379

    Edition: June 13, 2023

    Pages: 288

    Publication date: June 13, 2023

    Format: Paperback

    Imprint: Kregel Publications

    Category: Christian Living and Devotionals

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    101 Hymn Stories - 40th Anniversary Edition

    The Inspiring True Stories Behind 101 Favorite Hymns

    Nearly 400,000 copies in print!

    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
    Author: Kenneth W. Osbeck
    Kenneth W. Osbeck (MA, University of Michigan) taught for thirty-five years, first at Grand Rapids School of the Bible and Music, and then at Grand Rapids Baptist College and Seminary. He also served as music director for Children's Bible Hour, Radio Bible Class, and several churches. He is the author of several books, including the best-selling Amazing Grace: 366 Inspiring Hymn Stories for Daily Devotions; 101 Hymn Stories; Hallelujah, What a Savior!; 25 Most Treasured Gospel Hymn Stories; and Joy to the World.