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Redemption (Sayford)

Author: Samuel M. Sayford, 1846-? Appears in 4 hymnals First Line: Redemption! oh, wonderful story Refrain First Line: Believe it, O sinner, believe it Lyrics: 1. Redemption! oh, wonderful story— Glad message ... ; For Christ, in His blessèd redemption, The power of sin shall ... Used With Tune: [Redemption! oh, wonderful story]


Author: Isaac Watts Meter: Appears in 1 hymnal First Line: Glory to God on high, And heav'nly peace on earth Used With Tune: REDEMPTION
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Redemption’s Story

Author: J. R. M. Appears in 1 hymnal First Line: Let us sing redemption's story Refrain First Line: Let us sing redemption’s story Lyrics: 1 Let us sing redemption’s story, Let us sing ... above! Refrain: Let us sing redemption’s story, Sing aloud the ... Used With Tune: [Let us sing redemption's story]


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Composer: Doug Holck; William H. Doane Meter: with refrain Appears in 171 hymnals Tune Key: A Flat Major Incipit: 55671 51252 33464 Used With Text: To God Be the Glory


Composer: Josh Tinley Meter: Irregular with refrain Appears in 1 hymnal Tune Key: B Flat Major Incipit: 17651 76176 517 Used With Text: Redemption
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Composer: Charles Gounod Meter: Appears in 22 hymnals Tune Key: E Flat Major Incipit: 33342 17215 55643 Used With Text: Come, ye sinners, poor and wretched


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Redemption Ground.

Author: Alonzo R. Day, D. D. Hymnal: Victory Songs #57 (1920) First Line: I'm standing on redemption ground Refrain First Line: I'm standing on redemption ground Lyrics: 1 I'm standing on redemption ground, Christ's holy place ... . Chorus: I'm standing on redemption ground, Christ's holy place ... Christ the Lord's redemption ground. [Chorus] 3 Redemption's pow'r ... found I'm standing on redemption ground. [Chorus] Topics: Devotional; Mercy Languages: English Tune Title: [I'm standing on redemption ground]

Day of Redemption

Author: Flora Kirkland Hymnal: The Cyber Hymnal #1255 First Line: The day of redemption hath come with a song Refrain First Line: Hail! Hail! day of redemption! Lyrics: ... a song— The song of redemption from sin so strong. The ... . Refrain Hail! Hail! day of redemption! Hark the angel chorus rings ... ! Hail! Hail! day of redemption! Bow before the King of ... kings! 2. Redemption most wonderful! Gift from the ... Languages: English Tune Title: [The day of redemption hath come with a song]

The Price of Redemption

Author: Justin G. Burt Hymnal: Tabernacle Hymns #36 (1953) First Line: The price of redemption Jesus has paid Refrain First Line: The price of redemption was paid Lyrics: The price of redemption Jesus has paid, ... Languages: English Tune Title: [The price of redemption Jesus has paid]


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Russell Kelso Carter

1849 - 1928 Person Name: R. Kelso Carter Composer of "[The bells of redemption are pealing today]" in Hymns of the Christian Life Russel Kelso Carter was a professor in the Pennsylvania Military College of Chester. While there he was licensed to preach by the Methodist Episcopal Church. He became very active in leading camp meetings and revivals. After failing health forced him to abandon this work, he studied and became a medical doctor as well as a writer. He wrote novels as well as hymns. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916)

P. P. Bilhorn

1865 - 1936 Person Name: Peter Philip Bilhorn, 1865-1936 Composer of "[Redemption! oh, wonderful story]" in The Cyber Hymnal Pseudonyms: W. Ferris Britcher, Irene Durfee; C. Ferris Holden, P. H. Rob­lin (a an­a­gram of his name) ================ Peter Philip Bilhorn was born, in Mendota, IL. His father died in the Civil War 3 months before he was born. His early life was not easy. At age 8, he had to leave school to help support the family. At age 15, living in Chicago, he had a great singing voice and sang in German beer gardens there. At this time, he and his brother also formed the Eureka Wagon & Carriage Works in Chicago, IL. At 18 Peter became involved in gospel music, studying under George F. Root and George C. Stebbins. He traveled to the Dakotas and spent some time sharing the gospel with cowboys there. He traveled extensively with D. L. Moody, and was Billy Sunday's song leader on evangelistic endeavors. His evangelistic work took him into all the states of the Union, Great Britain, and other foreign countries. In London he conducted a 4000 voice choir in the Crystal Palace, and Queen Victoria invited him to sing in Buckinghm Palace. He wrote some 2000 gospel songs in his lifetime. He also invented a folding portable telescoping pump organ, weighing 16 lbs. It could be set up in about a minute. He used it at revivals in the late 19th century. He founded the Bilhorn Folding Organ Company in Chicago. IL, and his organ was so popular it was sold all over the world. He edited 10 hymnals and published 11 gospel songbooks. He died in Los Angeles, CA, in 1936. John Perry

El Nathan

1840 - 1901 Author of "Redemption Ground" in Sacred Songs and Solos Pseudonymn used by D. W. Whittle. See also Whittle, D. W. (Daniel Webster), 1840-1901


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Redemption Hymns

Publication Date: 1915 Publisher: R. H. Cornelius Publication Place: Ft. Worth, Tex. Editors: R. H. Cornelius; R. H. Cornelius
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Redemption Songs

Publication Date: 1937 Publisher: Pickering & Inglis Ltd. Publication Place: London Editors: Pickering & Inglis Ltd.
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Full Redemption Songs

Publication Date: 1933 Publisher: The Bennard Music Company Publication Place: Albion, Mich. Editors: George Bennard; Bennard Music Co.


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