Monthly Archives: March 2013

DAWSON TROTMAN

Born MARCH 25, 1906 The hymn begins, “I was sinking deep in sin, far from the peaceful shore.” As a young man out of high school, Dawson was figuratively sinking in sin when he tried rescuing his girlfriend from drowning in a lake … Continue reading

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2012 Relit: 4 FEMALE HYMN WRITERS

Only one of these four women (Fanny Crosby) married. They all lived through the Civil War. They had connections with U. S. presidents and war-related venues. All four of them died within a six-year period (1915-1921). God used these four women to write hymns that have … Continue reading

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ROBERT LOWRY

Born MARCH 12, 1826 When the position for music editor opened at the Biglow Publishing Company in 1868, God moved Pastor Robert Lowry into the vacancy. Like Joshua replacing Moses as Israel’s leader, Robert followed the talented William Bradbury in advancing the role … Continue reading

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