Grace Noll Crowell (October 31, 1877 - March 31, 1969) was an American poet, author of 36 books of inspirational verse and 5,000 poems. Her work has appeared in hundreds of magazines and newspapers.
Crowell was born in Inland Township in Cedar County, Iowa, to Adam and Sarah Noll. She was educated at the German-English college in Wilton, Iowa. Crowell first attempted writing poetry at the age of 8, but in a rare instance of non-support by her otherwise loving family, found her efforts laughed at as an infantile effort. She stated, "I never tried to write after that until love and romance and a home came to me. That quickened and awakened the desire to write poetry again." After earning her Bachelor of Arts in 1901, that love came to her… Go to person page >
In modified bar-form (AA'B), BARBARA consists of two long lines and a third, longer line that comes to a strong cadence by means of a melisma. Sing this music in unison with firm organ tone. The tune also makes a fine choral prayer during the offertory, perhaps sung without accompaniment.
Display Title: Because I Have Been Given MuchFirst Line: Because I have been given muchTune Title: SEMINARYAuthor: Grace Noll CrowellMeter: IrregularScripture: Romans 8:39Date: 1991Source: Light of the Years by Grace Noll Crowell
Display Title: Because I Have Been Given MuchFirst Line: Because I have been given much, I, too, must giveTune Title: SEMINARYAuthor: Grace Noll CrowellMeter: 184.108.40.206.8Date: 2010Subject: The Church on Mission | Stewardship; Stewardship |
Display Title: Because I Have Been Given MuchFirst Line: Because I have been given muchTune Title: SEMINARYAuthor: Grace Noll Crowell, 1877-1969Meter: IrregularScripture: Isaiah 58:6-7; Matthew 25:34-36; 1 Timothy 6:18; 1 Peter 4:10Date: 1996Subject: Providence | ; Stewardship and Giving | ; Work and Leisure |