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Stories of the Hymns – Volume 1


This book of stories will bring to life and give new perspective on the origin stories behind 41 of the most well-known Christian Hymns. This is not a music book but it is a story book with inspirational stories that dive deeper into how the authors and composers wrote some of the most iconic hymns that cross denominations and religions.

The stories are written to be 3-6 minutes and work perfectly for using as a spiritual thought to start a class or meeting. Once you read these stories you will forever look at many of these songs differently and sing them with greater intent. We hope each story bring greater meaning to your worship.

The book makes a fantastic gift for anyone who loves music and the hymns.

217 pages. Language: English. Book Weight: 15.3 ounces.

SKU 9781685242503 Categories , , , GTIN: 9781685242503

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We sold out of our first 12,000 copies on Black Friday. We received another 10,000 copies just in time to ship for Christmas and still have copies available. Once you complete your order, our team will review the shipping address and within about one business day you will receive an email with a tracking number as soon soon as your order begins packaging. The tracking number will allow you to see the progress with delivery through the USPS website.

This NEW book of stories is the result of 1000+ hours of research to find the stories behind the inspiration for many of the most well-known Christian hymns. This is not a piano music book but is a story book that can be used to share inspirational messages with others. Lyrics are included for many of the featured song stories but if you are looking for piano music of these hymns, please check out the other songbooks available on our site.
If you’ve ever wondered about the circumstances for the origin of songs like Amazing Grace, Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing, Nearer My God to Thee, America the Beautiful and more, this book will help provide insights into the music and the creation of the song. 
These stories of Sacred Hymns will allow you to better understand and connect with the music at a deeper level. The stories shared in this book have been researched and are true based on the sources we could find. There is always the challenge of mortal memory, inaccurate interpretations and faulty documents, but we have done the best we could to cross-reference and check the facts.
It is our hope and prayer that these stories will strengthen and affirm your faith and that of others, that it will draw you closer to the Almighty, and cause you to sing with greater intent, more power, hope, and joy.

217 pages. Language: English. Book Weight: 15.3 ounces.

Stories included:

  • Amazing Grace
  • Abide with Me
  • Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing
  • America the Beautiful
  • Brightly Beams Our Father’s Mercy
  • Hark the Herald Angels Sing
  • Battle Hymn of the Republic
  • How Firm a Foundation
  • It is Well With My Soul
  • Onward Christian Soldiers
  • I Need Thee Every Hour
  • I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day
  • Nearer My God to Thee
  • Silent Night
  • Teach Me Thy Way Oh Lord
  • and More!

Order your copy today! We hope that it will become one of your favorite books to go to for inspiration!