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[God is good, He sends the rain]

[God is good, He sends the rain]

Composer: A. H. Ackley (1922)
Published in 3 hymnals

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Composer: A. H. Ackley

Alfred Henry Ackley was born 21 January 1887 in Spring Hill, Pennsylvania. He was the youngest son of Stanley Frank Ackley and the younger brother of B. D. Ackley. His father taught him music and he also studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London. He graduated from Westminster Theological Seminary in Maryland and was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1914. He served churches in Pennsylvania and California. He also worked with the Billy Sunday and Homer Rodeheaver evangelist team and for Homer Rodeheaver's publishing company. He wrote around 1500 hymns. He died 3 July 1960 in Los Angeles. Dianne Shapiro (from by Ed Ackley and Allen C. Ackley) Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [God is good, He sends the rain]
Composer: A. H. Ackley (1922)
Incipit: 55617 53565 32132
Key: F Major
Source: Rodeheaver's Gospel Songs, by Homer A. Rodeheaver & Charles H. Gabriel (Chicago, Illinois: The Rodeheaver Company, 1922), number 96
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #7309
Text: What Would We Do Without the Clouds?
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The Cyber Hymnal #7309

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