[The Holy Spirit came at Pentecost]

[The Holy Spirit came at Pentecost]

Composer: John W. Peterson
Published in 5 hymnals

Composer: 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 >

Tune Information

Composer: John W. Peterson
Meter: D with refrain
Incipit: 55555 55666 44444
Key: D Major
Copyright: © Columbia Pictures Publishing


Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Hymns for a Pilgrim People: a congregational hymnal #232

Hymns of Faith #79


Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #85

Sing Joyfully #145

Include 1 pre-1979 instance
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