Sankey's Story of the Gospel Hymns
By Ira Sankey
In Sankey’s Story of the Gospel Hymns, Ira Sankey delineates his own story as a gospel singer and song writer. Originally printed in 1906, this classic book documents Sankey’s ministry alongside D. L. Moody including their starting work together, stories from their evangelistic campaigns in America and in Europe, the great Chicago fire, and many other exciting accounts.
In addition, he documents a brief history behind over sixty gospel songs and hymns. Having known many famous hymn authors, he shares how many of those songs were written and what made them famous. Your heart will be stirred as you discover how “Follow On,” “He Leadeth Me,” “Let the Lower Lights Be Burning,” and many other popular hymns were developed and used of God.
May this compilation bring light to the history behind your favorite hymns of the faith and reignite a passion for good, gospel music in your home and ministry.
(192 pages, hardback)
I Bought the book for my personal study. The stories of those old hymns were very exiting and insightful. NV Publications, keep up the good work. Andrew on Dec 15th 2016
Beautifully put together and very interesting. Giving for Christmas gifts. Thank you! Sara on Dec 14th 2016
This is a Great Book that is beautifully put together. Just reading the story of Ira Sankey and Moody will give you a tremendous uplifting of spirit. The history of the hymns will help you to appreciate them even more. Earl on Dec 12th 2016
Wonderful insights into the ministry of Moody. I have read the stories of the hymns in various places. This is the best all in one place resource for the stories of the hymns. Unknown on Dec 4th 2016
This book is a great addition to my library. The information inside of the book was very inciteful and interesting. So glad I bought it! Luke Flood on Nov 29th 2016