Hymn Histories

While each of these treasured classic hymns stand as beautiful testimony to the grace and love and worship of God, learning the histories of the authors, composers, and circumstances surrounding each can enrich and encourage our spiritual walk and understanding of the hymn. While brief histories of each hymn are included in your hymn book, if you would like to more deeply explore the history of any hymn by reading further in the source material used in Steve’s research while compiling this collection, please click here to download detailed footnotes for each hymn’s history.