I Found It in Mother's Bible

Some people reject the Savior and spurn His matchless love

Author: Luther G. Presley
Tune: [Some people reject the Savior and spurn His matchless love]
Published in 7 hymnals

Author: Luther G. Presley

Luther G. Presley (March 6, 1887 – December 6, 1974) was a songwriter, musician, and composer, who is best-known for writing the lyrics to the gospel song "When the Saints Go Marching In". Luther G. Presley was born on Beckett Mountain in Faulkner County, Arkansas on March 6, 1887. He studied music beginning at the age of 14, where he excelled. He soon became choir director. He wrote his first song, "Gladly Sing," when he was 17. He furthered his study in singing and music, under renowned teachers. Work Luther Presley wrote the lyrics for the gospel spiritual "When the Saints Go Marching In", in 1937, while Virgil O. Stamps composed the music and melody to the famous work. Luther Presley was inducted into the Southern Gospel Mus… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Some people reject the Savior and spurn His matchless love
Title: I Found It in Mother's Bible
Author: Luther G. Presley
Refrain First Line: I found it in mother's Bible
Publication Date: 1941
Copyright: 1941 by The Stamps-Baxter Music and Ptg. Co. in "Faithful Guide"



Instances (1 - 7 of 7)

America's Favorite Radio Songs #d95

Faithful Guide #35

Old Camp Meeting Songs #d115

Quartet Song Book No. 4 #d82

Revival Message #15

Sing of Calvary #d98

Special Radio Selections #147

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