There Is Power In The Blood

The hymn "There is Power in the Blood" was written and composed by Lewis E. Jones in 1899. Jones was born in Yates City, Illinois in 1865. His family moved…

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Beneath The Cross Of Jesus

"Beneath the Cross of Jesus" was written by Scottish hymn writer Elizabeth Cecilia Clephane in 1868. She was born in Edignburgh, Scottland in 1830 and died in 1869 at the…

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Are You Washed In The Blood

The hymn "Are You Washed In The Blood" was written and composed in 1878 by Elisha A Hoffmann. The son of an Evangelical minister, Hoffmann graduated from Union Seminary in…

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Joy To The World

This week's hymn is the Christmas carol, "Joy to the World." The lyrics were written by Isaac Watts in 1719. Watts was born in  Southampton, Hampshire, England, in 1674. Besides…

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I Wonder As I Wander

This week continues our focus on the birth of Christ with the hymn, “I Wonder As I Wander”, composed by John Jacob Niles in 1933. The hymn is based on…

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Good Christian Men, Rejoice

The Christmas season is finally here! This week's hymn, "Good Christian Men, Rejoice", speaks of the good news of the birth of Christ.  Not much is known about this hymn.…

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