During our last fund drive a donor said this: "Covid-19 rules prevent us from singing during my husband's burial service, so we will play the tune while we read the printed words or hum along with the music." Needless to say, this testimony struck us and stuck with us. We never know on any given day how Hymnary.org will be a blessing to people, but we know that around the world, the site is making a powerful difference in the lives of many.

Thanks to all who use Hymnary.org and all who support it with gifts of time, talent and treasure. If you feel moved to support our work today with a gift of any amount and a word of encouragement, we would be grateful.

To donate online, please use the Calvin University secure giving site. If you'd like to make a gift by check, please send it to: Hymnary.org, Calvin University, 3201 Burton Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546.

What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

Radiance descend

Author: Eberhard Arnold

Arnold, Eberhard. (Königsberg, East Prussia, Germany, July 1883-November 22, 1935, Darmstadt, Hesse). His ancestors had left England in the early seventeenth century for religious reasons and were among the earliest settlers of Connecticut. Eberhard's father, Carl Franklin Arnold, had come to Germany from Ohio for his education and had settled there. He held the chair of Church history at the University of Breslau, Silesia. At the age of sixteen, Eberhard Arnold experienced a decisive turning point in his life and from that time on his driving motive was to take Jesus' demands totally and seriously and to truly continue the life of the first church as described in the Acts of the Apostles. As a university student at Halle, he was active… Go to person page >

Author: Emmy Arnold

Arnold, Emmy von Hollander. (Riga, Latvia, 1884-January 15, 1980, Rifton, NY). Grew up in Halle, Germany. Married Eberhard Arnold in 1909. In 1920, they, with their five children and a small group of convinced Christians, started a life of Christian community based on the Sermon on the Mount at Sannerz near Schlüchtern, Germany. She was co-editor of Sonnenlieder, the first Bruderhof songbook (Sannerz, 1924). For many years Housemother of Bruderhof communities (Society of Brothers) and an active member at the Woodcrest community, Rifton, NY. Also compiler of Inner Words for EVery Day of the Year (Rifton, NY, 1964, 1971, 1977), author of Torches Together (Rifton, NY, 1964, 1971, paperback 1976), and coauthor of Seeking for the Kingdom of God… Go to person page >


Instances (1 - 1 of 1)

Songs of Light #192

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us


It looks like you are using an ad-blocker. Ad revenue helps keep us running. Please consider white-listing Hymnary.org or subscribing to eliminate ads entirely and help support Hymnary.org.