Heavens Hymn Background

Songs are a powerful medium to communicate things.  Hymns of the past combined Biblical truth in lyrics with memorable music.  As I reflected on this, I wished that I could communicate some of the things I was learning in this Bible study using this medium.  I am not a musician so I didn’t know how this could happen.  Possibly my brother might compose something a little way down the track.  Then I had this idea of taking the easy way out for less musical people – use the tune to a classic hymn and write my own lyrics to it.  The hymn “To God be the glory” came to mind at this time.  The end result was this Heavens Hymn. Continue reading

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Heavens Hymn

To the tune of “To God be the glory” composed by William Howard Doane.  The original words to this hymn were written by Fanny Jane Crosby. For further information refer to Hymnal.net or Wikipedia. Continue reading