Jesus turned my darkest

Author: Merrill Dunlop

Born: May 9, 1905, Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois. Died: June 15, 2002. Dunlop was ed­u­cat­ed at Cen­tral YMCA Coll­ege, Chi­ca­go (BA) and the Moo­dy Bi­ble In­sti­tute (grad­u­at­ed 1926). He played the pi­a­no and or­gan at Moo­dy Church (1921-24), and served as di­rect­or of mu­sic at the Chi­ca­go Gos­pel Ta­ber­na­cle (1926-53). Bur­ton Bos­worth was his fa­ther-in-law. Dun­lop wrote over 700 hymns and Gos­pel songs, and works in­clud­ing: Songs of a Chris­tian, 1937 New Songs of a Chris­tian, 1941 --www.hymntime.com/tch  Go to person page >

Author: T. O. Chisholm

Thomas O. Chisholm was born in Franklin, Kentucky in 1866. His boyhood was spent ona farm and in teaching district schools. He spent five years as editor of the local paper at Franklin. He was converted to Christianity at the age of 26 and soon after was business manager and office editor of the "Pentecostal Hearld" or Louisville, Ky. In 1903 he entered the ministry of the M. E. Church South. His aim in writing was to incorporate as much as Scripture as possible and to avoid flippant or sentimental themes. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916)… Go to person page >

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First Line: Jesus turned my darkest
Author: Merrill Dunlop
Author: T. O. Chisholm
Publication Date: 1941
Copyright: 1941. Renewal 1969 by Merrill Dunlop

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