Jesus Saves

There's a message sweet and wonderful that rings the earth around

Author: A. J. Showalter
Tune: [There's a message sweet and wonderful that rings the earth around]
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: A. J. Showalter

Anthony Johnson Showalter USA 1858-1924/ Born in Cherry Grove, VA, he became an organist, gospel music composer, author, teacher, editor, and publisher. He was taught by his father and in 1876 received training at the Ruebush-Kieffer School of Music, Dayton, VA. He also attended George Root’s National Normal school at Erie, PA, and Dr Palmer’s International Normal at Meadville, PA. He was teaching music in shape note singing schools by age 14. He taught literary school at age 19, and normal music schools at age 22, when he also published his first book. In 1881 he married Lucy Carolyn (Callie) Walser of TX, and they had seven children: Tennie, Karl, Essie, Jennie, Lena, Margaret, and Nellie. At age 23 he published his “Harmo… Go to person page >

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First Line: There's a message sweet and wonderful that rings the earth around
Title: Jesus Saves
Author: A. J. Showalter
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Blessed tidings of salvation full and free is now our song
Publication Date: 1923
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Gospel Way #74

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