George Bennard (1873-1958) was born in Youngstown, OH. When he was a child the family moved to Albia, Iowa. He served with the Salvation Army in Iowa for several years before he was ordained in the Methodist Episcopal Church. His hymn "Speak, my Lord" appears in Triumphant Service Songs (Chicago: Rodeheaver Hall-Mack Co., 1934). He wrote words and tune for his best known hymn "The Old Rugged Cross" in 1913.
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Display Title: Like Ships in the NightFirst Line: We have launched for a voyage on the ocean of lifeTune Title: [We have launched for a voyage on the ocean of life]Author: G. B.Date: 1933Subject: Choir and Choruses | ; Guidance | ; Heaven |