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HS55: Lifespring! HymnStories “Jesus Shall Reign”

This is a show dedicated to renewing love for the great hymns of the Christian faith. In this episode I tell the story behind the hymn “Jesus Shall Reign”, which was written in 1719 by Isaac Watts, with the music being written by John Hatton. The version of the song played in this episode is…

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HS51: Lifespring! HymnStories “He Hideth My Soul”

Bouncing back- that’s a quality to be cultivated, because life is full of struggles. How do we become resilient? Unsinkable? Joyful amid the blows and burdens of life? This hymn tells us: A wonderful Savior is Jesus my Lord, He taketh my burden away; He holdeth me up, and I shall not be moved, He…

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Lifespring!177 “Scott Wesley Brown: When America Is Not America Anymore” TOLL FREE Comment Line 1(877)433-9091

Host Steve Webb talks with Christian singer/songwriter Scott Wesley Brown about America, the seriousness of our time, and Scott’s song, “When America Is Not America Anymore”, after which we play the song. There are two versions of the video here. First is the shortened version, which is just under ten minutes, and then the “unedited”…

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HS50: Lifespring! HymnStories “Jesus, I Come”

Jesus, I Come 1887 One of the best histories of the gospel song era is George Stebbins’ autobiography, Reminiscences and Gospel Hymn Stories. Stebbins was born in ht e mid-1880s in New York and showed early musical prowess. At age twenty-three, he moved to Chicago where he worked in churches and became acquainted with some of the…

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