Tag: Hymn History

To God be the Glory! | Episode 71

Today, we’re going to praise the Lord as we look at the hymn To God Be the Glory, Great Things He Has Done. We’ll be taking another brief look into the life of the legend, Fanny Crosby, and breaking down the lyrics using the Good Book. All that and more! Other Fanny Crosby Episodes: Blessed …

Commit Thou All Thy Griefs & the Providence of God | Episode 70

Today we’re going to talk about the longest hymn we’ve ever covered on the podcast, Commit Thou All Thy Griefs. We’ll be looking at the reality of suffering in the Christian life, why some hymns impact us so deeply, and we’ll be encouraging you to remember why we can say with certainty that God is …

Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah with Jeremy Casella | Episode 69

In today’s episode, we’ve brought back special guest Jeremy Casella who will be breaking down the hymn Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah. He gives us some insights into the man behind the hymn, what inspired him to revamp this tune, and why some hymns endure the test of time. All that and more! Find …

On Christ the Solid Rock I Stand | Episode 57

In today’s episode, we’re talking about the song My Hope Is Built on Nothing Less. Wait… no… it’s On Christ the Solid Rock I Stand. Or is it Cornerstone?? You’ll have to listen in to find out as we talk about the importance of not just living but dying in Christ, modern remixes of old …

Jesus Thy Blood and Righteousness | Episode 56

In this week’s episode, we’re talking about the little-sung gem, Jesus Thy Blood and Righteousness. We’ll be learning about German Counts, finding out just how effective Christ’s death actually was, and reading a whole bunch of Scripture to encourage you. All that and more!

I Stand Amazed in the Presence | Episode 54

This week we’re coming away with more questions than answers as we explore the well-known favourite, I Stand Amazed in the Presence. We’ll be discussing the claim to the title ‘King of Gospel Music’, pondering some of the debate that has arisen over some of the lyrics, and reminding ourselves that the gospel is indeed …

St. Francis and All Creatures of Our God and King | Episode 48

This week, we’re talking about a hymn that was more recently revived by the David Crowder band, but actually goes way, way back. Our hymn for the week is All Creatures of Our God and King, but we’ll also be taking a look into the tumultuous, yet fascinating life and beliefs of its author, Saint …