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The Most Popular Hymns and the Stories Behind Them

  Across the world, millions of Christians raise their voices in song to praise the Lord. Singing is a natural part of worship, for music and poetry are powerful channels of communication and emotion. Among the thousands of songs, hymns hold a special meaning in the Christian faith. Many hymns that we still sing today …

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History

History of Christian Praise Poetry and Hymns

For centuries, people have been using music and the arts in their reflection on faith and God, even feeling God’s presence as they sing praises. The history of Christian praise poetry and hymns (from the Greek word “hymnos”) is as old as the religion itself. Poetry Christian poetry can be any poetic form that cites …

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