Calvary

The agonies of Calvary could not his love dismay

Author: A. H. Ackley
Tune: [The agonies of Calvary]
Published in 7 hymnals

Author: A. H. Ackley

Alfred Henry Ackley was born 21 January 1887 in Spring Hill, Pennsylvania. He was the youngest son of Stanley Frank Ackley and the younger brother of B. D. Ackley. His father taught him music and he also studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London. He graduated from Westminster Theological Seminary in Maryland and was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1914. He served churches in Pennsylvania and California. He also worked with the Billy Sunday and Homer Rodeheaver evangelist team and for Homer Rodeheaver's publishing company. He wrote around 1500 hymns. He died 3 July 1960 in Los Angeles. Dianne Shapiro (from ackleygenealogy.com by Ed Ackley and Allen C. Ackley) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The agonies of Calvary could not his love dismay
Title: Calvary
Author: A. H. Ackley
Refrain First Line: Yes, bless his name

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Diamonds #d186

Favorites Number 4: A Collection of Gospel Songs #17

Gospel Melodies and Evangelistic Hymns #29

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Songs for Service #67

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Tabernacle Hymns No. 2 #35

The Young People's Church of the Air Hymn Book #d114

Voices for Christ #d132

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