Blest Are They Who Trust

Author (refrain): Hal H. Hopson

Hal H. Hopson (b. Texas, 1933) is a prolific composer, arranger, clinician, teacher and promoter of congregational song, with more than 1300 published works, especially of hymn and psalm arrangements, choir anthems, and creative ideas for choral and organ music in worship. Born in Texas, with degrees from Baylor University (BA, 1954), and Southern Baptist Seminary (MSM, 1956), he served churches in Nashville, TN, and most recently at Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church in Dallas, Texas. He has served on national boards of the Presbyterian Association of Musicians and the Choristers Guild, and taught numerous workshops at various national conferences. In 2009, a collection of sixty four of his hymn tunes were published in Hymns for Our Time:… Go to person page >

Author (stanzas): Michael Morgan

Michael Morgan (b. 1948) is a church musician, Psalm scholar, and collector of English Bibles and Psalters from Atlanta, Georgia. After almost 40 years, he now serves as Organist Emeritus for Atlanta’s historic Central Presbyterian Church, and as Seminary Musician at Columbia Theological Seminary. He holds degrees from Florida State University and Atlanta University, and did post-graduate study with composer Richard Purvis in San Francisco. He has played recitals, worship services, and master classes across the U. S., and in England, France, Spain, Switzerland, and Germany. He is author of the Psalter for Christian Worship (1999; rev. 2010), and a regular contributor in the field of psalmody (most recently to the Reformed collections Psal… Go to person page >

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First Line: Joy abounds for all the faithful
Title: Blest Are They Who Trust
Author (refrain): Hal H. Hopson
Author (stanzas): Michael Morgan
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Blest are they who trust
Copyright: Stanzas © 1999, 2011 Michael Morgan, admin. Faith Alive Christian Ministries ; Refrain © 2008 Birnamwood Publications, a division of MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc.

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