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How Happy Is Each Child of God

Author: Dwyn M. Mounger

Dr. Dwyn Mounger, was an erudite, energetic and engaging personality with an impressive knowledge of religious history. His preaching was considered well organized, thorough, interesting, and varied; he told stories and gave analogies. He wrote and acted out sermons in verse. He grew up in Mississippi, the son of a Presbyterian minister who was a leader in the Mississippi civil rights movement in the 1960's. He was a world traveler; he led tours in Scotland, England, Ireland, the Netherlands, Switzerland, East Germany, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Egypt, Israel, China, and France. He incorporated his experiences into his theology. He is an excellent writer. He is author of the words for Hymn #239 in the new church hymnal and of a sermon publ… Go to person page >

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First Line: How happy is each child of God
Title: How Happy Is Each Child of God
Author: Dwyn M. Mounger (1986)
Language: English
Copyright: © Dwyn M. Mounger. All rights reserved. Used by permission.



WINCHESTER OLD is a famous common-meter psalm tune, presumably arranged by George Kirbye (b. Suffolk, England, c. 1560; d. Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, England, 1634) from a melody in Christopher Tye's Acts of the Apostles and published in T. Este's The Whole Book of Psalmes (1592) set to Psalm 84. Ki…

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