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I Have a Favourite Hymn

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 26 People

    In The Garden

    I have just started to explore the world of gospel music after hearing an incredible record by Ella Fitzgerald that I had found while digging through some crates at the flea market. The record consisted of Ella singing some of the popular traditional hymns of the time and one of...
    Djambo500 Djambo500 26-30, M Jun 18, 2012

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    I Am His and He Is Mine

    I have hymns that I find myself singing, even though I don't attend church any longer.  They comfort me and their words embrace me with comfort.   Tonight, I am thinking of this one, as I remember a night time service I attended when very young that this was the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 26, 2008

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    Rock Of Ages

    Why is this hymn so important to me well its all down to my grandmother you see when I was a child my grandmother used to take me to the little Methodist church that she looked after since she was sixteen years of age. Everyday come rain or shine she would make sure that the...
    gelroller gelroller 46-50, M 4 Responses Jul 17, 2010

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    Impossible Question!

    There's no way to pick just one, and if I could, it would be changing all the time anyway.  Since the title of the group obligates me, I'll pick two; Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee, and Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming. But what I often love more than the words are the tunes, so...
    EBunbury EBunbury 46-50, M 9 Responses Sep 26, 2008

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    A Touching Place

    The tune is beautiful to this but the words are so thoughtful, so often people forget those who are shunned or who feel excluded by society and it is those people who need someone to reach out to them and help them find God the most. The Hymn is written by John Bell of the Iona...
    RobertaSunset RobertaSunset 36-40, F May 5, 2012

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    Amazing Grace ... Just Beautiful

    John Newton (1725-1807) Stanza 6 anon. Amazing Grace, how sweet the sound, That saved a wretch like me. I once was lost but now am found, Was blind, but now I see. T'was Grace that taught my heart to fear. And Grace, my fears relieved. How precious did that Grace...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 5 Responses Sep 22, 2008

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    Great Is Thy Faithfulness

     Sung by Metropolitan Baptist ChurchMy favorite hymn.
    Jilly111 Jilly111 46-50, F Dec 19, 2010

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    Rock Of Ages

    Why is this hymn so important to me well its all down to my grandmother you see when I was a child my grandmother used to take me to the little Methodist church that she looked after since she was sixteen years of age. Everyday come rain or shine she would make sure that the...
    gelroller gelroller 46-50, M 5 Responses Jul 17, 2010

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    Listening to a goood hymn is a good way to

    start in the morning.Thank you Lord for giving me another day. I love you. :-)
    sillyliz777 sillyliz777 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 10, 2014

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    2014 Super Bowl commercial.  R.I.P. RadioShack (1921-2015).
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    There are so many songs that have so many different meanings for me, and usually none of them are the meaning that was intended by the artist. I like to take in the music, listen...
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    I have like 20 books that I read over and over and I don't read anything new because I love my favorites so much (my most favorite ever is harry potter):)
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