The miracle hand

Through the slow parting crowds crept the leper

Author: John W. Peterson
Tune: [Through the slow parting crowds crept the leper]
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: John W. Peterson

Pseudonymn: John Willard. John W. Peterson (November 1, 1921 – September 20, 2006) was a songwriter who had a major influence on evangelical Christian music in the 1950s through the 1970s. He wrote over 1000 songs, and 35 cantatas. Born in Lindsborg, Kansas, he served as an Army Air Force pilot flying the China Hump during World War II. Later, he attended Moody Bible Institute and served on the radio staff there for a number of years. In 1953, he graduated from the American Conservatory of Music in Chicago and shortly thereafter settled in Pennsylvania to continue his songwriting career. He then moved to Grand Rapids, Michigan, where for over ten years he was President and Editor-in-Chief of Singspiration, a sacred music publish… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Through the slow parting crowds crept the leper
Title: The miracle hand
Author: John W. Peterson
Refrain First Line: O the touch of the miracle hand

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Miracle Melodies: Gospel Solos and Duets of Merit #24Audio
Radio Requests No. 2 #d48



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