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The Old Rugged Cross Made the Difference

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Author: Gloria Gaither

Gloria Gaither (born March 4, 1942) is a Christian songwriter, author, speaker, editor, and academic. She is the wife of Bill Gaither and also sang in the Bill Gaither Trio, one of the most influential groups in recent Christian music. She was born Gloria Lee Sickal in 1942 in Michigan, a daughter of pastor Lee Sickal and Dorothy Sickal. She spent most of her childhood and high school career in the Battle Creek area of Michigan, working a brief time for the Kellogg Company. When Sickal graduated from high school, she attended Anderson University in Anderson, Indiana. There, she triple majored in English, French, and Sociology. Upon her graduation, she took a job at Alexandria Monroe High School as a French teacher. There, she met Bill Ga… Go to person page >

Author: Bill Gaither

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Text Information

First Line: Twas a life filled with aimless desperation
Title: The Old Rugged Cross Made the Difference
Author: Gloria Gaither
Author: Bill Gaither
Refrain First Line: And the old rugged cross made the difference
Publication Date: 1980
Copyright: © 1970 Gaither Copyright Management

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Hymns of Faith #184

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