Balm in Gilead

O is there no balm in Gilead (McPherson)

Author: Aimee Semple McPherson
Tune: [Oh, is there no balm in Gilead?]
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Aimee Semple McPherson

McPherson, Aimee Elizabeth Kennedy Semple. (Ingersoll, Ontario, Canada, October 9, 1890--September 26, 1944, Oakland, California). Foursquare. With no formal education beyond high school this remarkable and controversial woman founded the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel denomination. Pentacostalist missionary to China, 1917; itinerant Pentacostalist preacher in U.S. 1918-1923; pastor of Angelus Temple (Foursquare), Los Angeles, Calif. 1923-1944. Author of books on the Foursquare Church and composer of five oratorios. Evangelistic zeal is evident in her many published hymns. Full length biographical studies: Thomas, Lately. (1970). Storming heaven : the lives and turmoils of Minnie Kennedy and Aimee Semple McPherson. New Yo… Go to person page >

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First Line: O is there no balm in Gilead (McPherson)
Title: Balm in Gilead
Author: Aimee Semple McPherson
Publication Date: 1943
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1943.

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