Heritage Hymns is an insightful, historical journey into the life and times of the gospel hymn writers and the music that forms much of our sacred, traditional, and conservative heritage. Each podcast, less than ten minutes in length, will expose this generation to hymnists like Fanny Crosby, Isaac Watts, P.P. Bliss and countless others. How can we know where we are going without first understanding from whence we came? Thanks for listening!
He Keeps Me Singing
We know that Luther Bridgers wrote it, but history debates the when and the why. Regardless of such historical detail, we as Bible-believers have all been enjoyed by this joyous anthem. Hear the story in the episode!
Bankrupt and on the verge of complete failure "The Messiah" became reality in but 24 days of musical genius. This is the story of George Frederic Handel in this episode of Heritage Hymns
Dr. Robert Lowry did not want to be known as a musician; he wanted to be remembered as a preacher. However, we remember him as a great hymn writer, and his song is an essential song on a sacred resurrection day. Hear the story of "Christ Arose" in this episode!
Were are not really sure who the first believer was to say it out loud, but we have all felt it and thought it. Why should we worry about the prosperity of those around us? We are headed to Heaven one day! This is the story of "Farther Along" in today's episode!
Great is Thy Faithfulness
Only in Christ could a song written about God's faithfulness in Franklin, Kentucky, encourage a missionary couple from Chicago as they gave their lives for Christ in China. This is the story of "Great is Thy Faithfulness" in today's episode of Heritage Hymns!
The Old Rugged Cross
Do you cherish the old rugged cross? If you do, you are bound to cherish this great hymn. Here's the story of George Bennard, the author of "The Old Rugged Cross."