Sankey's Story of the Gospel Hymns and of Sacred Songs and Solos

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Sunday School Times, 1906 - Gospel music - 272 pages

Sankey'S Story of the Gospel Hymns and of Sacred Songs and Solos by Ira David Sankey, first published in 1906, is a rare manuscript, the original residing in one of the great libraries of the world. This book is a reproduction of that original, which has been scanned and cleaned by state-of-the-art publishing tools for better readability and enhanced appreciation.

Restoration Editors' mission is to bring long out of print manuscripts back to life. Some smudges, annotations or unclear text may still exist, due to permanent damage to the original work. We believe the literary significance of the text justifies offering this reproduction, allowing a new generation to appreciate it.

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The gratest beauty of this masterpiece is the fact that you can open any page and find a nice story about a particular hymn. If you desire to know the origin of a hymn or the circumstances that led to its writing, you will definately find it here. The book also includes short testimonials relating to a particular hymn. Clearly, this book was divinely insptired by God and is an essential daily read to supplement any christian's walk. 

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OCLC Number: 8872384
Related Subjects:(2)
Hymns, English -- History and criticism.
Sankey, Ira David, -- 1840-1908.


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Page 127 - JESUS loves me ! this I know, For the Bible tells me so ; Little ones to him belong, They are weak, but He is strong. Yes, Jesus loves me, Yes, Jesus loves me, Yes, Jesus loves me, The Bible tells me so.
Page 243 - What a friend we have in Jesus, All our sins and griefs to bear! What a privilege to carry Everything to God in prayer!
Page 104 - Now, just as the gates were opened to let in the men, I looked in after them, and behold the city shone like the sun ; the streets, also were paved with gold, and in them walked many men with crowns on their heads, palms in their hands, and golden harps, to sing praises withal. There were also of them that had wings, and they answered one another without intermission, saying, ' ' Holy, holy, holy, is the Lord.
Page 123 - Jesus, Lover of my soul, Let me to Thy bosom fly, While the nearer waters roll, While the tempest still is high : Hide me, O my Saviour, hide, Till the storm of life is past; Safe into the haven guide, O, receive my soul at last...
Page 104 - There were also that met them with harps and crowns, and gave them to them; the harps to praise withal, and the crowns in token of honour. Then I heard in my dream, that all the bells in the City rang again for joy, and that it was said unto them, ENTER YE INTO THE JOY OF OUR LORD.
Page 64 - ASLEEP in Jesus! blessed sleep! From which none ever wake to weep; A calm and undisturbed repose, Unbroken by the last of foes.
Page 104 - Now I saw in my dream that these two men went in at the gate; and lo! as they entered, they were transfigured; and they had raiment put on that shone like gold. There...
Page 96 - HARK ! the voice of Jesus crying, " Who will go and work to-day ? Fields are white, and harvests waiting, Who will bear the sheaves away?" Loud and long the Master calleth, Rich reward He offers thee ; Who will answer, gladly saying, "Here am I, send me, send me"?
Page 172 - Down in the human heart, crushed by the tempter, Feelings lie buried that grace can restore ; Touched by a loving heart, wakened by kindness, Chords that were broken will vibrate once more.
Page 222 - But none of the ransomed ever knew How deep were the waters crossed; Nor how dark was the night that the Lord passed through Ere He found His sheep that was lost Out in the desert He heard its cry, Sick, and helpless, and ready to die.

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