Shall It be in Vain?

Was it in vain that Jesus died, In scorn–forsaken, crucified?

Author: Carrie Ellis Breck
Tune: [Was it in vain that Jesus died] (Packard)
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Carrie Ellis Breck

Carrie Ellis Breck was born 22 January 1855 in Vermont and raised in a Christian home. She later moved to Vineland, New Jersy, and then to Portland, Oregon. She wrote verse and prose for religious and household publications, In 1884 she married Frank A. Breck. She has written between fourteen and fifteen hundred hymns. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Was it in vain that Jesus died, In scorn–forsaken, crucified?
Title: Shall It be in Vain?
Author: Carrie Ellis Breck
Refrain First Line: His dying was to save you
Copyright: Public Domain
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