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Stories behind popular songs and hymns

Author: Lindsay Terry
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Baker Book House, ©1990.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Terry, Lindsay.
Stories behind popular songs and hymns.
Grand Rapids, Mich. : Baker Book House, ©1990
(OCoLC)891972813
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lindsay Terry
ISBN: 0801088968 9780801088964
OCLC Number: 23676303
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: 218 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. A frail giant : O happy day --
2. Is this all for me? : Face to face --
3. A campus maker : The old rugged cross --
4. An almshouse launching pad : I gave my life for thee --
5. And we do remember him : When they ring the golden bells --
6. An old hymn inspires a new song : Sweet beulab land --
7. A pioneer leaves a song : The eastern gate --
8. A rare Christmas day : His name is wonderful --
9. One last song : His name is wonderful --
10. A rush act on the printer : Take my hand, precious Lord --
11. A symbol of Christian liberty : Statue of liberty --
12. A sudden calm and peaceful rest : Because He lives --
13. Cleansed and made new : I'm not what I want to be --
14. Standing with the family : The family of God --
15. A waitress inspires a song : People need the Lord --
16. A testimony circles the globe : Heaven came down and glory filled my soul --
17. The deacon flies the hump : It took a miracle --
18. The blessings of humiliation : No one understands like Jesus --
19. They wanted to change the song : Over the sunset mountains --
20. The old is still new : Cornerstone --
21. Driving along, writing a song : Where no one stands alone --
22. Lost! So near to safety : Til the storm passes by --
23. From ridicule to a reward : Each step I take --
24. Dayspring in a doctor's office : The way that he loves --
25. Joy for the taking : Happiness is the Lord --
26. From suicide to soul-winning : Room at the cross for you --
27. Much more to come : Mansion over the hilltop --
28. They didn't believe him, either : Follow me --
29. God led her to the poor farm : God leads his dear children along --
30. God reveals himself : How great thou art --
31. It started by the creek bank : We shall behold him --
32. One sadness, two songs : He looked beyond my fault ; If that isn't love --
33. Thirteen cents on the contract : Remind me, dear Lord --
34. From the storm comes a song : Sheltered in the arms of God --
35. Singing about the cross : I will glory in the cross --
36. Echoes from the past : Make me a blessing --
37. The fruits of persistence : Overshadowed --
38.God's greatest gift :Hark! The herald angels sing --
39. Goldie encouraged him : I'll fly away --
40. A moment of truth : Greater is he that is in me --
41. It came like a dayspring : Surely the presence of the Lord is in this place --
42. The Lord gave him the song : More than wonderful --
43. They wept as they sang : One day too late --
44. Human struggle inspires a song : Learning to lean --
45. Left in God's hands : God will take care of you --
46. Of infinite worth : His eye is on the sparrow --
47. Longing for something to sing : When the roll is called up yonder --
48. The sunshine within : Summertime in my heart --
49. Too good to be true? : Some golden daybreak --
50. No better friend : No one ever cared for me like Jesus --
51. Comfort and refuge : I have found a hiding place --
52. His own song led him to Christ : Ten thousand angels --
53. The source of inspiration : Unworthy --
54. Against all human odds : Nothing is impossible --
55. Welcoming arms : Just as I am --
56. The joyful homecoming : Tell mother I'll be there --
57. The message heard round the world : Silent night, holy night --
58. The day the cabinet shop was closed : The solid rock --
59. An important request : Fill my cup, Lord --
60. The magnificent one : Majesty --
61. The road to joy : I've discovered the way of gladness --
62. Thoughts of heaven bring a song : Shall we gather at the river --
63. Three days to live : Now I belong to Jesus --
64. What better inspiration : My Jesus, I love thee --
65. Making the choice : I'd rather have Jesus --
66. Not ready to go in : Sweet, sweet spirit --
67. He finally heard the message : Lord, I'm coming home --
68. Freedom's holy light : America (my country, tis of thee) --
69. The little lake song : A perfect heart --
70. The bells toll, and a song is born :Ring the bells --
71. His greatest achievement : First place --
72. Not a sermon, a song! : Yesterday, today and tomorrow --
73. The band was not yet for them : Finally home.
Responsibility: Lindsay L. Terry ; foreword by Jerry Falwell.

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