The Gospel Homestead

Author: William M. Runyan

William M. Runyan (1870-1957) was an Christian composer from the United States who wrote the music to the well-known hymn "Great Is Thy Faithfulness." William Marion Runyan was born in Marion, New York in 1870 to a Methodist minister Rev. William White and his wife Hannah (Orcutt) Runyan. As a youth, Runyan served as a church organist and graduated from Marion High School in Marion, Kansas. Runyan attended Northwestern University for three years from 1895 to 1898 and was ordained as a Methodist minister at age twenty-one and then pastored various congregations in Kansas. Starting in 1915 Runyan began writing gospel songs with the encouragement of D.B. Towner of the Moody Bible Institute. In 1923 Runyan moved from Wichita to Chicago. From… Go to person page >

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First Line: The gospel of the grace of God
Title: The Gospel Homestead
Author: William M. Runyan
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O come home, O come home
Publication Date: 1934
Copyright: © 1934 by W. M. Runyan

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Audio

Radio Songs and Choruses of the Gospel No. 1 #13

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